Marvel Announces New Star Wars Writer

Marvel Announces New Star Wars Writer

Changes are coming to Marvel’s ongoing Star Wars comic, as writer Jason Aaron will be stepping down from the series after October’s Star Wars #37. Replacing him will be another writer plenty familiar to Star Wars readers – Kieron Gillen.

Current artist Salvador Larroca will remain on board on the series. Larroca also drew all 25 issues of Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1 with Gillen.

“My aim’s simple – to do what Salva and I did with Darth Vader, but for Leia, Luke and Han. As in, chart the rise and fall of the Rebellion between A New Hope and the Empire Strikes Back, how it changes them all and how it changes the universe,” Gillen told StarWars.com. “So a simple aim, but as nightmarishly tricky to pull off as dropping a proton torpedo down a thermal exhaust port. But hopefully as thrilling if we pull it off. I can’t wait till you see it up. First up: the post-apocalyptic hell that remains of Jedha after the Death Star punched a hole through its mantle.”

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Marvel Announces New Star Wars Writer