Marvel to release “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” comic book adaptation

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Marvel Comics has announced a five-issue “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” adaptation that will launch in June, 2016.

The comic book series will be written by Chuck Wendig and drawn by Luke Ross, with covers being handled by Esad Ribic, reports CBR. The announcement was made at ComicsPRO in Portland, Oregon.

“‘The Force Awakens’ knocked our socks off from the very first time we saw it, and we could not wait to start being able to play with these new, awesome characters!” editor Jordan D. White told CBR. “Now, we get to bring all of them to the pages of our comics with an adaptation of the film we loved so much! We’re all fans first, so it’s all love that is bringing these pages to life!”

Here are some of the character designs that were posted by CBR:

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Wendig previously wrote the 2015 novel “Star Wars: Aftermath”. Marvel is also releasing a Poe Dameron stand-alone series.

 

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