A brand new Josemaria Casanovas connecting variant cowl for an upcoming Star Wars crossover occasion sees the galaxies’ droids turning into corrupted by a harmful new menace.
Marvel’s Star Wars: Darkish Droids is a brand new crossover occasion launches in Aug. 2023. Spearheaded by author Charles Soule, Star Wars: Darkish Droids will unleash a harmful new menace that corrupts all of the droids, cyborgs and robotic machines in the whole galaxy. Casanovas’ new connecting variant cowl assembles iconic, fan-favorite droids similar to R2-D2, C-3P0 and extra, all of whom have develop into comprised by the harmful enemy referred to as the Scourge.
Casanovas’ six-part connecting variant can be featured in Star Wars: Darkish Droids #2 (releasing Sept. 6), Star Wars #38 (releasing Sept. 6), Star Wars: Darth Vader #38 (releasing Sept. 13), Star Wars: Darkish Droids – D-Squad #1 (releasing Sept. 20), Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #38 (releasing Sept. 20) and Star Wars: Physician Aphra #36 (releasing Sept. 27). “This is likely one of the most spectacular connecting covers I’ve ever seen,” stated editor Mark Paniccia. “Josemaria put his coronary heart and soul into these together with many, many hours. I like this assortment of droids! Each certainly one of them is anyone’s favourite!”
What Is the Star Wars: Darkish Droids Occasion?
Introduced in April 2023, Star Wars: Darkish Droids is a brand new horror-fueled crossover following the current occasions of “Struggle of the Bounty Hunters” and “Crimson Reign.” Included within the crossover are problems with Star Wars, Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Physician Aphra and Star Wars: Bounty Hunters, together with a four-issue Star Wars: Darkish Droids miniseries by Soule and artist Luke Ross. Moreover, StarWars.com just lately introduced Star Wars: Darkish Droids – D-Squad is an extra miniseries included within the occasion from author Marc Guggenheim and artists Salva Espín and David Messina.
The crossover occasion formally kicks off on Aug. 3, 2023, with Star Wars: Darkish Droids #1 by Soule, Ross, cowl artist Leinil Francis Yu and variant cowl artist Jim Cheung. The synopsis for the difficulty reads, “SCOURGE OF THE DROIDS!“ A STAR WARS EPIC LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE! Who or what’s THE SCOURGE, and why isn’t any droid protected? As a corruption spreads from one droid to the following THE REBELLION and THE EMPIRE face chaos! What position does AJAX SIGMA play in all of this? And whose aspect is he on? Discover out when horror involves a galaxy far, distant! Charles Soule continues his legendary run on STAR WARS with essentially the most formidable occasion in STAR WARS comics historical past! Joined by his WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS collaborator Luke Ross, the famous person crew carves a brand new path for the longer term!”