New Star Wars Ongoing Series Coming From Marvel

Although the Darth Vader comic is coming to an end shortly, Marvel announced a new ongoing Star Wars series that will debut this December, putting Kieron Gillen back in the writers room.

According to a recent report by Newsarama, the latest galactic saga will be called Star Wars: Classified from Gillen and illustrator Kev Walker (Uncanny Inhumans).

Marvel's Previews catalog solicitation lists two issues and a number of variant titles from artists like Dave Dorman, Jamie McKelvie, Elsa Charretier, Rod Reis, Salvadore Larroca, John Tyler Christopher, Annie Wu, and Declan Shalvey.

Take a look at the page from the catalog below:

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Gillen also spoke about his work on the new Star Wars comic book series via his Tumblr:

"UNANNOUNCED MARVEL THING – Two issues written. Inks arriving for the first issue, which are an utter delight. I think people will love it. It's an ongoing."

The new book will join the main ongoing series (which will reveal the origin of Yoda) and Star Wars: Poe Dameron. Marvel has yet to reveal the plot of the upcoming series, nor have they confirmed the title, meaning it may not end up being called Classified.

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Either way, we're excited to get our hands on the new Star Wars book once it debuts in December. But for now, it's top-secret business...