Star Wars: Dark Horse Hyperspace Stories

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Plus, this Halloween a trilogy of terror, Star Wars: Tales from the Grudge Pitinvites you back to Tatooine for a chilling tour of Jabba’s Palace.

The first two all ages star wars the Dark Horse comics are coming later this year.

StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal the art and details for both titles: Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories and Star Wars: Tales from the Grudge Pit.

Variant cover of Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories

Available this summer Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories is a new anthology comic series featuring stories set in all eras of the star wars timeline and featuring fan-favorite heroes and villains. With stories from a variety of star creators, including writers Cecil Castelluci, Michael Moreci and Amanda Deibert, number 1, from Deibert and Star Wars Tales artist Lucas Marangon, kicks off the race with a story set during the Clone Wars. When members of a Republic mission led by Senator Padmé Amidala are kidnapped by the ruthless Separatist General Grievous, Jedi Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi jump to the rescue. But things quickly turn sour…

“We are delighted to be working with Dark Horse – and with Cecil, Amanda and Michael – on Hyperspace Storiessays Michael Siglain, Creative Director of Lucasfilm Publishing. “Fans of all ages will be treated to action-packed, thrilling and emotional stories that may be more connected than they appear.”

Cover of Star Wars: Tales from the Rancor Pit

Then this fall Star Wars: Tales from the Grudge Pit continues the tradition of spookily funny stories for Halloween. Cavan Scott, New York Times bestselling author and writer behind Marvel’s Star Wars: The High Republic and IDW Tales of Vader’s Castle series, teamed up with Star Wars Adventures artist Nick Brokenshire and fellow fan-favorite artists Juan Samu, Rafael Pérez and Andy Duggan for a trio of terrifying tales. Set amidst a dark and stormy night on Tatooine in Jabba the Hutt’s Dungeon, the spooky offering includes rattling droid ghosts, the spooky wampa caves of Hoth, and a monster hunt with Saber-For-Hire Ty Yorrick . “Lucasfilm Publishing has a wonderful tradition of collaborating with Cavan on spooky comic book anthologies on Halloween, and this year is no different,” says Siglain. “Our latest terrifying tales come from the dreaded depths of Jabba the Hutt’s Rancor Pit, and once again Cav and his team have plenty of monster mayhem in store for readers of all ages.”

“Dark Horse has a long history with the star wars franchise and have no hesitation in admitting that I personally saw the original film nineteen times upon its initial release,” adds Mike Richardson, Founder and CEO of Dark Horse Comics. “I am thrilled that Dark Horse is once again bringing new stories to life featuring the characters that inhabit this incredible galaxy. I can assure you that we are approaching this legendary franchise with the same passion and dedication that we have brought to it more than two decades.

Look for more details on these titles and more during star wars Anaheim Celebration next week!

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Star Wars: Hyperspace Stories #1, an adventure for all ages, hits comic book stores August 10, 2022. It’s available for pre-order at your local comic book store with a variant cover by artist Miguel Valderrama.

Star Wars: Tales from the Grudge Pit is available for pre-order now and arrives in comic shops on October 19, 2022 and in bookstores on October 18, 2022.

Associate Editor Kristin Baver authored the book Skywalker: A Family at Warhost of This week! In Star Wars, and an all-around sci-fi nerd who always has one more question in an endless list of curiosities. Sometimes she blurts out “It’s a trap!” even when it is not. Follow her on Twitter @KristinBaver.

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