No respite for Mando. The character from the Star Wars universe is about to land on glossy paper.
After the MCU, which will soon be celebrating Spiderman’s 62nd birthday, it’s up to Star Wars to offer itself a new burst of glossy episodes. This time, Marvel will adapt the adventures of The Mandalorian in comics. Planned in eight issues, this new saga coming from a galaxy should offer a direct sequel to the first burst of episodes released in 2019 on Disney+. After the discovery of Grogu by the bounty hunter Din Djarin, the narrative arc should focus closely on the relationship between the Madalorian and Baby Yoda.
Written by Rodney Barnes and illustrated by Georges Jeanty, the series should offer a faithful rereading of the original work, while mixing genres, assures its author: “I love westerns, fantasy, sci-fi, comedy, drama…it’s a dream mix for any writer. I am really happy to have been chosen for this mission!”.
By bringing to the Star Wars license its “sense of detail and his love for very, very distant galaxies”, the designer Georges Jeanty should thus find his role within the MCU. As a reminder, the artist had collaborated on several Marvel productions, from Bishop and Gambit, to Deadpool. He is also not unknown to DC Comics fans, since it is also to him that we owe certain illustrations of the series wonder woman and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.
With a publication scheduled for next June, the comics The Mandalorian should give fans something to wait for before discovering the third round of episodes in the Disney + series, scheduled for the end of the year. Collectors should not be left out either: according to information published on the official website of the series, each of the eight issues should offer several exclusive alternate covers. In the meantime, fans can always console themselves by catching up on the first two seasons of the series. The Mandalorian, or by discovering the first episodes of the promising series Obi-Wan Kenobiexpected for May 25 on Disney+.
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