Cavan Scott offers a glimpse inside the pages of the upcoming Star Wars Marvel series
The High Republic promises to be a truly colossal event. The literary adventure promises to take us back to the prime of the Jedi order and reveal a side of the galaxy far, far away that has never been explored. Although The High Republic has been delayed until 2021, StarWars.com and writer Cavan Scott have peeled back the veil of secrecy and have treated us to our first look within the pages of Marvel’s High Republic comic series.
Here’s the official line:
The era set some 200 years before the events in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace has only been glimpsed in concept art showing bold new characters and hinting at a more opulent era for the Jedi peacekeepers. Now, we’re ready to take our first steps into that sumptuous world, with interior pages as well as a cover by artist Phil Noto.
Scott was part of the core team of authors who gathered at Skywalker Ranch in 2018 to help forge a path for the interwoven tales that the project would encompass. “I came up with the character of Keeve Trennis in our first Project Luminous summit,” Scott says. “Now to see her coming to life through Ario [Anindito] and Mark [Morales’] art is wonderful.”
In the pages below we find the fierce young Padawan Keeve focused on her training and trying to prove herself to her teacher, the Trandoshan Jedi Master Sskeer, who seems to have experienced a very common problem in Star Wars: He’s missing an arm.
“The pages the art team has been putting together are just beautiful,” Scott says. “Keeve is exactly how I imagined. No, actually she is a lot more. The facial expressions Ario has given her in these early pages helped inform the way her character responded to events in later issues. That’s what I love about comics. It’s a true collaboration.”
Exciting times ahead for the galaxy far, far away. The High Republic promises to a wonderful event and we at Future of the Force cannot wait to immerse ourselves in this previously unexplored timeline.
Be sure to check in on StarWars.com for the full reveal.
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(Source: Star Wars)