Today's Star Wars Comic Changes The Canon… Forever! Big Han Solo Spoilers

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At Book Con this weekend, Marvel revealed the under-the-mask look of the new Star Wars character, who is currently seeking Han Solo in the Star Wars comic book. From the cover of issue 9….

CGRJ59NW0AAe6cuThere was speculation that this could be the first Marvel appearance of the character Salla Zend from the original Dark Horse Star Wars comic book, Dark Empire. And the first such non-TV/movie character to enter the new Marvel comic.

174But it's not.

Scan 28And today's Star Wars #6 blows it all open wide, as Han Solo is entertaining Leia. Remember, Disney and Lucasfilm are treating the Star Wars comic books as canon.

Scan 27Sana Solo. Hoo boy. Not so much "I am your father", but "I am your wife." Star Wars #6 is published today, folk and gives us a rather Saga-like twist.

Hey there's no way she could turn up in the new movies is there? Played by, I don't know, Whoopi Goldberg?

"Chewie, we're home"

"Home? Home? You haven't called this home for forty years! Get out of here, you bum! And get your hands off that damn Wookie!"

It's probably also worth recalling that in the original Star Wars plans back in the day from George Lucas, Han Solo was meant to be married to a Wookie…

And for storytelling reasons, it allows the creators to slow down the blossoming relationship between Leia and Han from previous issues, as they are quite some time away from Empire Strikes Back...

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, who will be hosting Mike Carey this Satiurday for a signing and delivering a commentary for The Unwritten.


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