A Galaxy-Shattering Saga In New ‘Star Wars: Crimson Reign’ Connecting Cover

by Brendan M. Allen

This December, writer Charles Soule and artist Steven Cummings will team up for a saga that will have major repercussions on the Star Wars galaxy in Star Wars: Crimson Reign

Announced last month, this five-issue limited series will be the second installment in the trilogy that began in this year’s War Of The Bounty Hunters crossover. The series promises to shed even more light on the untold history of the Star Wars galaxy during the Age of Rebellion and will feature the return of beloved characters, shocking twists, epic feats of the Force and a story that will reach from Star Wars’ darkest underworld all the way to the Imperial Palace on Coruscant. 

Fans can get a new glimpse at what’s to come in artist Ario Anindito’s new connecting cover. Adorning the covers of all five issues, the stunning piece spotlights some of the major players involved in the upcoming epic, including Qi’ra, the crime leader from Solo: A Star Wars Story who’s set to make a major impact on this current era.

“While Qi’ra plays a huge part in War Of The Bounty Hunters, that event is really a Boba Fett story,” Soule told IGN. “I have a bigger story I’m going to tell with Qi’ra and Crimson Dawn, and it’s all connected to the reasons she kicked things off in War Of The Bounty Hunters in the first place. You’ll learn more about that in the closing pages of War Of The Bounty Hunters #5, out in October, and I think fans have no idea how exciting and new this story will feel.”

Brendan M. Allen

Brendan Allen has probably had more jobs than you would reasonably believe. Dog trainer? He’s done it. Flooring contractor? You bet! EMT? Army NBC specialist? Road dog for a Celtic rock band? Yes, yes, and och aye! Now he reads comics and writes about them. It's a rough gig. You can follow Brendan on Twitter @SaintAmish where he tweets about comic books and cystic fibrosis awareness.