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Marvel Announces: “Star Wars: The High Republic – Trail Of Shadows” For October

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The Press Release:
Yesterday, StarWars.com announced STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC: TRAIL OF SHADOWS, a brand-new Marvel Comics series coming in October! The new limited series will be the latest story set in the exciting High Republic era, the publishing-led Star Wars storytelling initiative that began earlier this year. Written by New York Times Bestselling author Daniel José Older with art by David Wachter, STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC: TRAIL OF SHADOWS will mark Marvel’s second venture into THE HIGH REPUBLIC, following the hit ongoing series, STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC.

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“Star Wars: The High Republic – Trail Of Shadows” #1 (Variant by Anindito)


The noir-style mystery will unfold after the shocking events of the Republic Fair and introduce new key HIGH REPUBLIC players such as Sian Holt and Jedi Emerick Caphtor, two detectives tasked with uncovering the source of a strange new threat that could bring darkness to the Jedi Order’s golden age. The story will directly tie into the events of other HIGH REPUBLIC sagas, including the upcoming new Cavan Scott novel The Rising Storm.

“There are so many weird and terrifying threads to unravel here, and David Wachter’s excellent art fits the mood, urgency, and depth of this story perfectly,” Older told StarWars.com. “I am beyond excited to be working on this thrilling, creepy, delightful story.”

Check out a variant cover below by artist Ario Anindito below and stay tuned for more information about this thrilling new High Republic adventure!

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – TRAIL OF SHADOWS #1: Written by DANIEL JOSÉ OLDER; Art by DAVID WACHTER; Cover by DAVID LÓPEZ
Variant Cover by ARIO ANINDITO and RACHELLE ROSENBERG

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: As a big fan of continuity I love anything that expands upon a mythology and let’s face it, there is nothing that has been proven as deep as the “Star Wars” franchise. There are a host of shows coming to the Disney+ streaming service and Marvel keeps releasing series after series of thrilling comic books. Lately I haven’t been collecting these particular series in individual issue mode and usually wait until a number of them are collected into a single volume. What about you readers? Are you keeping pace with the “Star Wars” output from Marvel Comics? Have you been enjoying them? Chime in down below in the comments section and I will see you again soon.

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