“We’re incredibly excited by this next chapter in the Star Wars saga,” says Andrew B. Sugerman, executive vice president, Disney Publishing Worldwide. “Bringing together the iconic Lucasfilm and Marvel brands to tell new stories will allow us to continue to thrill lovers of the original Star Wars comic books and entertain generations to come.”
Marvel Comics published the first Star Wars comic book,
#1, in March 1977, and continued its
series for nine years. In 1991, Dark Horse Comics took over the license.
“Dark Horse Comics published exceptional Star Wars comics for over 20 years, and we will always be grateful for their enormous contributions to the mythos and the terrific partnership that we had,” says Carol Roeder, director, Lucasfilm
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