StarWars.com has announced that a new 5-issue comic book miniseries from Marvel called “Star Wars: Halcyon Legacy” will debut next year, tying into the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel opening March 2022.
The series is written by Ethan Sacks with art by Will Sliney, the creative team behind the “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” miniseries.
“In the summer of 1977, my life was forever changed as a four-year-old by two experiences that have seared themselves in my brain for all these years: Seeing Star Wars in the movie theater and visiting Disney World for the first time,” Sacks told StarWars.com. “The chance to contribute to the lore of both with Halcyon Legacy, the tale of the ship that will be an integral memory for so many fellow fans, is an incredible honor. And to re-team with my ‘Galaxy’s Edge’ co-pilot, artist extraordinaire Will Sliney, makes it extra-special. I promise we’ll bake that joy into every page of every issue as we take you on a journey across 275 years of epic adventures, from the High Republic through the time of the First Order. You’re going to enjoy this ride.”
“As a life-long ‘Star Wars’ fan, I’m thrilled to be a part of the team helping bring ‘Halcyon Legacy’ to life,” Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski said. “We’ve all been able to experience ‘Star Wars’ in so many ways over the years, from watching the films to playing with the toys to reading the comics to even visiting Batuu and drinking at the cantina, but now Walt Disney World is taking things to the next level with this immersive, interactive experience. Our series will get you up to speed on this important part of the galaxy far, far away as you prepare to put on your cloak, pick up your lightsaber and blast off in Orlando.”
Here’s the series description from StarWars.com:
With a story that spans centuries, readers can revisit the iconic ship at different points in the “Star Wars” timeline, reunite with familiar faces like the ultimate scoundrel pairing of Lando and Hondo teaming up for the first time, and travel the stars with a featured tale that leads into the events of the Walt Disney World Resort experience, taking place between “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.“
Below is the cover of issue #1 from E.M. Gist, featuring the Wookie Jedi Burryaga, along with more information about the first issue.
STAR WARS: HALCYON LEGACY #1 (of 5)
Written by ETHAN SACKS
Art by WILL SLINEY
Cover by E.M. GIST
THE VOYAGES OF THE GREATEST OF ALL-STAR CRUISERS!
- As the legendary HALCYON embarks on a momentous…cruise, the ship heads toward a confrontation with THE FIRST ORDER!
- But what secret from THE HIGH REPUBLIC ERA can help the passengers and crew all these years later?
- And how did JEDI NIBS and BURRY fend off a NIHIL attack on one of the ship’s first ever voyages?