IDW Publishing and Lucasfilm have announced that they will be expanding their Star Wars Adventures comic book line with a new weekly comic book series entitled Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny, which will focus on popular Star Wars heroines such as Leia, Rey, Padme, Ahsoka and Hera as well as Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Rose and Paige Tico.
“The Forces of Destiny initiative has won over fans with its inspiring tales about these iconic heroes,” says Senior Editor Denton J. Tipton. “IDW Publishing couldn’t be more excited to be part of the celebration of these beloved characters.”
Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny will feature an impressive roster of female writers from across the galaxy including Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, Jody Houser, and Devin Grayson. Art and covers will be provided by Elsa Charretier, Arianna Florean, Eva Widermann, Valentina Pinto, and Nicoletta Baldari. Charretier will also contribute five interconnected variant covers, which combine to create an iconic Forces of Destiny image. Collectible animation cell variant covers will be available from your retailer, as will a super-rare variant by Annie Wu.
Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny is set to launch in January 2018.