The Force Awakens #1
Published June 22nd, 2016
The Force Awakens #1 is the first issue of the canon comic book series The Force Awakens (comics), set in the sequel era. It was published on June 22, 2016 by Marvel Comics.
- TypeComic book
- SeriesThe Force Awakens (comics)
- Release StatusReleased
- Release Date06/22/2016
- Episode Number#1
It’s true—all of it! The biggest movie of the year jumps from the big screen to the comic book page! It’s been three decades since the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star and toppled the Galactic Empire…but now, on the remote planet of Jakku…there is a stirring in the Force. A young scavenger named Rey…a deserting stormtrooper named Finn…an ace pilot name Poe…and a dark apprentice named Kylo Ren…Their lives are about to collide as the awakening begins. Written by Chuck Wendig (STAR WARS: AFTERMATH) and drawn by Luke Ross (HERCULES), take us on our first steps back into the Saga of a lifetime!
- WriterChuck Wendig
- PublisherMarvel Comics
- Cover artistEsad Ribic
- PencillerLuke Ross
Episode VII, Part I
THE FORCE AWAKENS
Luke Skywalker has vanished. In his absence, the sinister FIRST ORDER has risen from the ashes of the Empire and will not rest until Skywalker, the last Jedi, has been destroyed.
With the support of the REPUBLIC, General Leia Organa leads a brave RESISTANCE. She is desperate to find her brother Luke and gain his help in restoring peace and justice to the galaxy.
Leia has sent her most daring pilot on a secret mission to Jakku, where an old ally has discovered a clue to Luke’s whereabouts….