I love Star Wars Forces of Destiny. It’s a great new chapter and accessibility level for new Star Wars fans, especially girls. Star Wars offers up some of the strongest women role models this side of the galaxy. Well Lucasfilm and IDW are teaming up for a special comic book event in 2018, check out the official release below!
Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny Comic Books Coming in 2018 from IDW Publishing
Special 5-Week Event Comic Book Series Inspired by the Popular Animated Shorts
San Diego, CA (October 2017) — Fans who took their first step into a larger world with Star Wars Adventures are destined to love Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny.
IDW Publishing and Lucasfilm are excited to collaborate on a new series further exploring the comic book adventures of Star Wars for all ages— Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny is a weekly comic book series that will star such popular Star Wars heroines as Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and Hera along with the newest stars from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige.
Just as exciting are the talented creators who will be bringing these beloved characters’ stories to life, including an impressive roster of female writers from across the galaxy: Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, Jody Houser, and Devin Grayson.
Art and covers will be provided by Elsa Charretier, Arianna Florean, Eva Widermann, Valentina Pinto, and Nicoletta Baldari. Charretier will also contribute five interconnected variant covers, which combine to create an iconic Forces of Destiny image. Collectible animation cell variant covers will be available from your retailer, as will a super-rare variant by Annie Wu.
“The Forces of Destiny initiative has won over fans with its inspiring tales about these iconic heroes,” says Senior Editor Denton J. Tipton. “IDW Publishing couldn’t be more excited to be part of the celebration of these beloved characters.”
May the Force(s) be with you this January when Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny arrives weekly!