Here's A Look At Marvel's Star Wars Comics

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Surprisingly, Brian Michael Bendis isn't involved—Marvel announced the all-star teams and revealed art from three new Star Wars comic series, all set between between Episodes IV and V. I find it hard to believe a canonical story set in that time period with the classic characters has any chance of being interesting...

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Star Wars: Princess Leia is a five-issue miniseries by Mark Waid and Terry Dodson, coming in March 2015.

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Star Wars, an ongoing series by Jason Aaron and John Cassaday, will be out in January 2015.

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Looks like R2-D2 will take out a squad of Stormtroopers with robot pee and electricity:

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And Star Wars: Darth Vader, an ongoing series by Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca, will be out in February 2015. Seriously, who can even tell if this is new art?

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Via the official site.

By comparison, the Star Wars tumblr posted this illustration by Sacha Diener today. It's more interesting than any of the art revealed for the new series:

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