Dawn of the Jedi: Force Storm New Details

October 14, 2011 at 9:41 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | 3 Comments
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Dawn of the Jedi #0
Release Date: February 1, 2012
Dawn of the Jedi: Force Storm #1
Release Date: February 15, 2012
Writer: John Ostrander
Artist: Jan Duursema

Dark Horse has release more details on the new upcoming comic series Dawn of the Jedi. The new project will involved John Ostrander and Jan Duursema, the same team that brought us Legacy and Legacy – War. Dawn of the Jedi #0 will go on sale February 1, 2012, and will be a guide to introduce readers to the era.

Here’s your first look at the Star Wars of 25,000 years ago—before there were lightsabers, when the ties to the Force were new, and before the Jedi spread out into the galaxy.  It began with the mysterious pyramid ships—the Tho Yor—scattered to the eight corners of the galaxy, and ended with the establishment of an Order that would change the universe forever.

On the planet Tython, in the center of the galaxy, an order of warrior monks strives to maintain peace and to balance the mysterious power known as the Force. But a stranger is coming—one who will destroy both peace and balance, and open the galaxy to exploration and conquest. This is where it all begins!

The series will start out with the arc Force Storm. Dawn of the Jedi – Force Storm #1 will go on sale February 2012. Here is a first look at the new series.

UPDATE: Comic Book Resources has an interview with John Ostrander and Jan Duursema talking about Dawn of the Jedi. Click here to read the interview. There is also another image from the new series.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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  1. THIS is going to be awesome. Je’daii, Rakatans, light AND dark siders considered out of balance…this does sound like the coolest Star Wars comic ever. Plus the Sith species shows up.

  2. For anyone wondering why the guy in the picture has a lightsaber, according to John, it’s not a lightsaber: http://boards.darkhorse.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=19061&start=15#p257146

  3. […] doing the artwork. The dynamic duo that brought us the Legacy series share a lot of details in this interview with CBR and you can check out the blurb as well. Dawn of the Jedi #0, which will serve as a guide for the new series, will be out February 1, 2012, […]


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