Marvel Comics has a long history of adapting Star Wars movies into comics. The publisher announced at ComicsPRO in Portland, Oregon that it’s keeping that tradition alive with an adaptation of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, beginning in June 2020. Written by Jody Houser and illustrated by Will Sliney, the comic will not only retell the story originally shown on the big screen but also include brand-new material. Check out a preliminary cover from Phil Noto below.
Writer Jody Houser says:
As a lifelong Star Wars fan, it was an honor to be asked to be a part of wrapping up the Skywalker saga with Marvel Comics.We have some fun plans to add scenes and material that weren’t seen in the movie.
Rey’s quest, the Resistance’s desperate last stand, and the return of an old enemy will be explored in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Adaptation. The five-issue mini-series begins in June 2020.