He's tall, dark and shaggy, and this fall, he's finally getting his due. One of Marvel's Star Wars surprises at SDCC this weekend was the announcement of a five-issue miniseries focusing on everybody's favorite Wookiee co-pilot/walking carpet, Chewbacca, from Deadpool and upcoming Uncanny Avengers writer Gerry Duggan and Black Widow and Infinite Horizon artist Phil Noto.
ComicsAlliance chatted with Duggan about Chewbacca, collaboration and the canonicity of the Star Wars Holiday Special.
At its Star Wars panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego Friday, Marvel announced that Han Solo's trusty co-pilot and better half will get his very own five-issue miniseries, written by Gerry Duggan (Deadpool) and with art by Phil Noto (Black Widow) starting in October.
Threads: It turns out that Chewbacca's messenger bag may actually be useful for carrying more than "quarrels." Confession: I totally had to look up whatever bowcaster amunition is called in the Star Wars universe.
Contests: Tongal is currently hosting contests for Marvel and DC Lego fans to stop motion a
Sanity: After reading Ruben Bolling's latest Tom the Dancing Bugcomic, it was a relief to find out that Walt Disney Co. is pulling its application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to brand "SEAL Team 6" (named after the team who, among other things, took out Osama bin Laden) for toys, games and other merchandise.
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