Androids assault in STAR WARS: DARK DROIDS occasion
In immediately’s world it’s changing into ever extra clear that synthetic intelligence is coming for us all and there’s little or no we will do to cease it. Now the heroes and villains of a very long time in the past in a galaxy far, far-off are about to expertise the identical impending doom. Earlier immediately at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2023, Marvel Comics introduced Star Wars: Darkish Droids, a brand new crossover occasion that may see the ever-present droids of the Star Wars universe activate their pals and makers. The occasion will launch in August with a essential miniseries written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Luke Ross, with covers by Leinil Yu and Jim Cheung, and can function tie-ins from the 4 essential Star Wars titles set in the course of the period of the Galactic Empire.
Right here’s how Marvel describes Star Wars: Darkish Droids:
Who or what’s the Scourge — and why isn’t any droid secure? As a corruption spreads from one droid to the subsequent, the Insurgent Alliance and the Empire each face chaos! What position does Ajax Sigma from final 12 months’s Star Wars: Revelations one-shot play in all of this? And whose facet is he on?
And right here’s data on the 4 August-shipping Star Wars titles crossing over with the storyline:
STAR WARS #37
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Penciled by MADIBEK MUSABEKOV
Cowl by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
One thing has gone horribly incorrect with Lobot, placing the Revolt at horrible threat! Lando Calrissian will do something to avoid wasting his good friend, even when it means betraying the Rebels. Will the SCOURGE OF THE DROIDS destroy any probability to remedy Lobot, or will he be misplaced eternally?
Star Wars: Darth Vader #37
Written by GREG PAK
Artwork by RAFFAELE IENCO
Cowl by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
CURSE OF THE JEDI!
Killer Droids have taken over Darth Vader’s flagship Tremendous Star Destroyer, the Executor! However even with the highly effective Kyberite protect, the Darkish Lord of the Sith can not totally management the Power! Will the teachings of Jedi Masters Qui-Gon and Obi-Warn save him from the SCOURGE — or make him a instrument for its galactic conquest?
Star Wars: Physician Aphra #35
Written by ALYSSA WONG
Artwork by MINKYU JUNG
Cowl by JUNGGEUN YOON
The Milestone seventy fifth Subject of Physician Aphra!
One thing is rotten within the Home of Tagge! Despatched by Domina Tagge to analyze a sequence of unusual droid malfunctions, Physician Aphra faces a lethal enemy from the previous—a horde of Clone Struggle-Period Prototype Battle Droids designed by Domina herself! Is that this sabotage? Betrayal? Or one thing far, far worse?
Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #37
Written by ETHAN SACKS
Artwork by DAVIDE TINTO
Cowl by MARCO CHECCHETTO
The Haunting Secret Mission of Jango Fett!
The Bounty Hunters should deal with the looming shadow of the sins of Boba Fett’s father! What’s the secret that lurks on the mysterious droid outpost, The Haven? Who’s Tarr Kligson and what’s his connection to Jango Fett?
Darkish Droids is the newest crossover for the present run of Marvel’s Star Wars titles, after storylines like Struggle of the Bounty Hunters, Crimson Reign, and Hidden Empire, all of which have been additionally written by Soule, who can also be the author on the principle Star Wars title.
Try Cheung’s variant cowl for Star Wars: Darkish Droids #1, in addition to a number of unlettered inside pages from the problem that includes paintings by Luke Ross, beneath. Search for the occasion to kick off in August.