The hit series Obi-Wan Kenobi captivated all of us when it released on Disney+ last year. It was the return of Ewan McGregor to one of his most famous and beloved roles. Now, in the grand tradition of Marvel Comics adapting Star Wars, the series is getting a comic adaptation. If you missed the series or don’t have Disney+, here’s a synopsis.
Disney+’s hit series Obi-Wan Kenobi limited series saw the legendary Jedi Master emerging after years of hiding to rescue a young Princess Leia while being hunted by Reva, the mysterious Third Sister Inquisitor, and ultimately embarking on a journey to face his Padawan, Anakin Skywalker turned Darth Vader.
StarWars.com had the news about Marvel adapting the show, which is set between Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: A New Hope. The new 6-issue miniseries is written by Jody Houser with pencils from Salvador Larocca. Each installment will tell the story of an episode from the TV series. The main cover for the first issue was done by Phil Noto with variants by Lee Garbett and Taurin Clarke.
You can check out the covers below!
Here’s what Jody Houser had to say about the new comics.
“Adaptations are how I got my start in Star Wars comics, and I’m always excited to try my hand at another. Obi-Wan Kenobi introduced some fantastic new characters, as well as giving us new insight into old favorites, and I hope fans enjoy seeing a familiar story play out in a whole new medium.”
The new Obi-Wan Kenobi series starts in September 2023.
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