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'Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny' Gets An Adventurous Comic Series

Written by sdsichero on Friday, October 06 2017 and posted in Webcomics

'Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny' Gets An Adventurous Comic Series

The women of Star Wars get the spotlight again, this time in comic form.

Source: STAR WARS ADVENTURES: FORCES OF DESTINY Comic Books Coming in 2018

In addition to Marvel's Star Wars comic line, IDW  publishes a line for younger audiences called Star Wars Adventures. Earlier this year Disney announced a new initiative called Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, which featured cartoon shorts starring the women of Star Wars. The initiative was not only about the cartoon though, it also included other products such as apparel, toys, and books. Well, we can add another category as 2018 will not only bring more cartoon shorts, but also new comics in the Star Wars Adventures line. Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny will be a 5-issue weekly series launching January 2018, and not only will the women of Star Wars again be the focus, but many of the creators involved are also women.

Here's the press release:

Press Release

Special 5-Week Event Comic Book Series Inspired by the Popular Animated Shorts

San Diego, CA (October 6, 2017) — Fans who took their first step into a larger world with Star Wars Adventures are destined to love Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny. IDW Publishing and Lucasfilm are excited to collaborate on a new series further exploring the comic book adventures of Star Wars for all ages— Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny is a weekly comic book series that will star such popular Star Wars heroines as Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and Hera along with the newest stars from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige.

Just as exciting are the talented creators who will be bringing these beloved characters’ stories to life, including an impressive roster of female writers from across the galaxy: Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, Jody Houser, and Devin Grayson.

Art and covers will be provided by Elsa Charretier, Arianna Florean, Eva Widermann, Valentina Pinto, and Nicoletta Baldari. Charretier will also contribute five interconnected variant covers, which combine to create an iconic Forces of Destiny image. Collectible animation cell variant covers will be available from your retailer, as will a super-rare variant by Annie Wu.

“The Forces of Destiny initiative has won over fans with its inspiring tales about these iconic heroes,” says Senior Editor Denton J. Tipton. “IDW Publishing couldn’t be more excited to be part of the celebration of these beloved characters.”

May the Force(s) be with you this January when Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny arrives weekly!


Here are a couple of "early" covers from the series:

leia1.jpgCover featuring Leia


rey.jpgCover featuring Rey




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