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Marvel to expand ‘Star Wars’ comic book line-up, with ‘Mace Windu’ series

Marvel is set to expand ‘Star Wars’ comic book line-up, with a ‘Mace Windu’ series. — Handout via AFPMarvel is set to expand ‘Star Wars’ comic book line-up, with a ‘Mace Windu’ series. — Handout via AFPLOS ANGELES, May 19 — Marvel Entertainment is set to expand its Star Wars comic book suite with the addition of a new series based on Samuel L. Jackson’s Jedi Knight character Mace Windu.

The five-part mini series, titled Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic — Mace Windu, is set for release in August and will be written by Luke Cage TV writer Matt Owens, with art by Denys Cowan.

As per The Hollywood Reporter, the comic will be set during the Clone Wars in a story that Owens promises will “feel like an organic part of the tapestry of the Star Wars universe”.

The series will mark Marvel’s third venture into the prequel era since it regained the comic book license for the franchise in 2015. — AFP-Relaxnews

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