New Marvel Star Wars #1 Featurette Shows Creators Discussing Ongoing Series [VIDEO]

By Donyae , Updated Jan 16, 2015 05:19 PM EST

Marvel has released Star Wars #1, a brand new ongoing series. To help fans learn more about it, Marvel has shared a featurette to help fans get caught up to the comic.

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The featurette explains that the comic picks up right after the destruction of the first Death Star. After blowing the giant space station up, the team is hoping to make their next move against the Empire while the iron is hot, so to speak.

The creators touch on the relevancy of the story as well. Given the timeline, it seems like it would be easy to skip the comics, because after all, the film came out in 1977 with and already has two sequels that continue the story. The books follow the cast from the movies and reading the comic is like watching the movies.

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There are always slight differences between books and movies though, spaces where scenes can be stretched out and better explained.

Axel Alonso, Editor-in-Chief, Jason Aaron, writer, and Jordan D. White, Editor all chime in with their thoughts on the new series as well as what it was like to work with such a long running and well-loved property.

Star Wars #1 is now currently available in comic book stores and on You can watch the full video below.


As Star Wars makes its historic return to Marvel with the official release of Star Wars #1, hear from series writer Jason Aaron, series editor Jordan D. White, and Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso about the creation of this monumental new ongoing series.

STAR WARS #1 is available now in comic shops, on the Marvel Comics App and on

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