Bria LaVorgna has shared a closer look at the history of the fearsome Wookiee gladiator Black Krrsantan. From page to screen!

After his gripping debut in The Book Of Boba Fett, the world has fallen in love with the fearsome Wookiee Krrsantan. After helping Boba Fett defend Mos Espa from the Pyke Syndicate, the might gladiator has cemented his place as a firm fan-favorite. But did you know his Star Wars debut came in the pages of Marvel Comics?

The Book Of Boba Fett Krrsantan
Krrsantan in Lucasfilm’s THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT, exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved.

Some fans have been with him since day one. Others are meeting him for the very first time. But if you’re looking for a perfect catch-up session, Bria LaVorgna, writing for has the perfect history lesson. So sit back and get your Wookiee freak on!


Krrsantan, or “Santo” if you’re Garsa Fwip, has the distinction of being one of the few Star Wars characters to make the jump from page to screen. Created by comic creators Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca, Krrsantan is no newcomer to the sands of Tatooine or the world of bounty hunting and working for morally questionable individuals. But who else has he worked for? Who else has he teamed up with? What bounties has he brought in? And is there an overlap between those categories? For these answers and more, we turn to the world of Star Wars comics!


I loved Krrsantan’s live-action debut in The Book Of Boba Fett. I make no apologies for holding the relationship between Han and Chewie in the highest regard. And I love the irony in Boba Fett finding Santo and bringing him aboard as his enforcer. The parallels are too delicious to ignore. And with his connection to Obi-Wan Kenobi already established, I truly hope to see more from Santo in the very near future.

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