Marvel Entertainment has announced a five-part Han Solo comic book series which is set to launch this summer.
Marjorie Liu (“Monstress”) penned the series which boasts art by Mark Brooks. Set between the original 1977 film and “The Empire Strikes Back,” the story will deal with the character coming to terms with being part of the Rebel Alliance.
Talking about the series, Liu tells Heat Vision that the story is comparable to a space-set “Cannonball Run”:
“It finally came together in the story where there’s this infamous starship race. It’s the pilot dream race. Everyone wants to be in it, everyone dreams of winning it. The race is sort of a cover that will allow him to go on this mission for [Leia], but at the same time, even though the race isn’t a priority, it’s a real struggle for him because he knows he needs to focus, but he’s on the race of a lifetime.”
Both Leia and Millennium Falcon co-pilot Chewbacca will show up in the series which should be wrapped before the release of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”.