Marvel announces ‘Star Wars: Age of Resistance’ series of comics focusing on characters from the sequel trilogy

Marvel has announced to have teamed up with Star Wars for a new series of comics, based on characters from the sequel trilogy, to be unveiled in July. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming Star Wars: Age of Resistance series would largely focus on one of the characters from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, including the likes of Admiral Holdo, Maz Kanata and BB-8 out of many. Star Wars: The Age of Resistance special, will consist of nine special issues and will have three stories penned by Taylor, G. Willow Willson and Chris Eliopoulos. Writer Kieron Gillen and artist Angel Unzueta are being replaced by Greg Pak and Phil Noto, respectively, as the panel mentioned during the recent Star Wars Celebration, held in Chicago. Unveiled recently, Noto designed five of the nine covers which were – Star Wars: Age of Resistance: Finn, Star Wars: Age of Resistance: Captain Phasma, both coming out in July; Star Wars: Age of Resistance: Rey releasing in September, Star Wars: Age of Resistance: Poe and Star Wars: Age of Resistance: Hux, likely to release in August. Meanwhile, Pak said his storyline is set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. He mentioned, “You know the opening crawl of Empire where it mentions thousands of probes across the galaxy, and we see one probe? There are a lot of other probes — 1,999, if there really were thousands of probes — and this looks at what they’re doing.”