It’s not a standalone film trilogy, however Star Wars followers lastly obtained their Boba Fett revival. The character returned to franchise canon in The Mandalorian season 2, he’ll get his personal live-action present in late 2021, and as revealed by Marvel on Tuesday, the Son of Jango will quickly lead is personal comedian collection for the primary time.
StarWars.com broke the information that Marvel Star Wars author Charles Soule would tackle the character within the new miniseries Struggle of the Bounty Hunters. The story is about immediately after the seize of Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Again, and is described as “an epic crossover within the Merry Marvel custom.” The occasion will staff Soule up with Greg Pak (Darth Vader), Alyssa Wong (Physician Aphra), and Ethan Sacks (Bounty Hunters).
“The principle story that we’re coping with is a Boba Fett-focused crime epic, that entails Boba Fett going up towards among the heaviest hitters within the galaxy. It’s Jabba the Hutt. It’s Black Solar. It’s Darth Vader. And a bunch of others — factions and so forth — that I believe can be actually attention-grabbing for the followers,” Soule tells StarWars.com in a brand new interview. “It’s mainly Boba Fett, by himself, towards all of those folks.”
Fett is not any stranger to comics, having appeared in Star Wars: Darkish Empire II and several other one-shot adventures within the Nineteen Nineties, courtesy of Darkish Horse, and one other one-shot in 2019 as a part of Marvel-Disney’s overhaul of the property. Soule has been instrumental in that effort. Beginning in 2016, the author penned a standalone Poe Dameron collection, adopted by a Darth Vader guide, and a Kyle Ren miniseries. In 2020, he shifted his focus to Marvel’s flagship Star Wars comedian. With JJ Abrams’ sequel trilogy now within the can, Marvel Comics have gone to nice lengths to attach the dots of lore — which is why Vader simply met The Eye of Webbish Bogg in the course of the Empire Strikes Again timeline. Now Fett could have his personal transformative second.
On prime of the comedian collection, Fett can even return to display screen in 2021 in The Ebook of Boba Fett. Actor Temuera Morrison, who performed the character alongside Pedro Pascal on The Mandalorian season 2, will resume his position as an ageing bounty hunter who, primarily based on the post-credit scene, descends upon Tatooine to shake issues up at Jabba’s Palace. The present is due in December.
Struggle for the Bounty Hunters will arrive simply earlier than hand. Kicking off in Could 2021, the collection is anticipated to run by means of October.
“Struggle of the Bounty Hunters is a narrative about Boba Fett doing his factor, nevertheless it builds into one thing a lot greater, and that’s what the most effective comedian crossovers and massive tales do,” Soule says. “They inform a fantastic story in and of themselves, however they’re additionally the beginning of one thing, and so they open lots of new doorways. And this story will completely do this.”
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