When the first images of Star Wars: The Force Awakens descended upon the world, one of the most exciting images was that of a chrome-plated stormtrooper, who we'd discover was the villainous Captain Phasma. Despite how excited audiences were, Phasma ultimately didn't get much screentime in The Force Awakens, making her character feel all the more mysterious. Thanks to an all-new comic book series, we'll get to see what the character has been up to since we last saw her and prepare us to see her wrath in December's The Last Jedi!
It's the galaxy's big mystery: How did Captain Phasma survive the destruction of the Starkiller Base in the final moments of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? All will be revealed this September, when superstar writer Kelly Thompson (Hawkeye, Star Wars Annual) teams with blockbuster artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire, Star Wars: Screaming Citadel) to bring you Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Captain Phasma #1, a four-part miniseries bridging the events between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
Captain Phasma's fate seemed like it was sealed when she was cornered by the Resistance and thrown into a garbage compactor before the Starkiller Base was destroyed. But it's going to take much more than that to keep this chrome-armored warrior down!
"The Star Wars films, with so many fantastic characters, obviously can't be a 'Phasma story,' and it's especially cool that Phasma is getting explored in depth in both her forthcoming novel and comic book," said series writer Kelly Thompson. "The most exciting thing to me about our mini-series is that we were given the awesome responsibility of bridging a gap between Force Awakens and Last Jedi – of answering the question of what happened to Phasma after she went into that trash chute. Anytime you get to write official Star Wars is pretty incredible, but getting to decide what that link is, for a super intriguing character in some of the most epic movies of all time, is next level!"
As you prepare up to welcome Captain Phasma back into your life in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, don't miss the thrilling and epic story of the First Order's most formidable stormtrooper in Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Captain Phasma #1, on sale this September!