Marvel Comics Presents the Essential Bridge Between STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI! Last time we saw Captain Phasma it wasn’t looking good for her. She had Finn’s blaster pointed at her awesomely chrome helmet and Han Solo suggesting the trash compactor as a nice location for her. Assuming the First Order probably hasn’t done a better job of keeping their trash compactors scary monster free or made it easy to get out without being turned into a flatter, less alive version of yourself than the Empire, I didn’t think Phasma was long for this world. I’m glad to be proven wrong and excited that I can find out just how did she survive.
New York, NY—June 14, 2017—It’s the galaxy’s big mystery: How did Captain Phasma survive the destruction of the Starkiller Base in the final moments of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? All will be revealed this September, when superstar writer Kelly Thompson (Hawkeye, Star Wars Annual) teams with blockbuster artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire, Star Wars: Screaming Citadel) to bring you JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – CAPTAIN PHASMA #1, a four-part miniseries bridging the events between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
Captain Phasma’s fate seemed like it was sealed when she was cornered by the Resistance and thrown into a garbage compactor before the Starkiller Base was destroyed. But it’s going to take much more than that to keep this chrome-armored warrior down!
“The Star Wars films, with so many fantastic characters, obviously can’t be a ‘Phasma story,’ and it’s especially cool that Phasma is getting explored in depth in both her forthcoming novel and comic book,” said series writer Kelly Thompson. “The most exciting thing to me about our mini-series is that we were given the awesome responsibility of bridging a gap between Force Awakens and Last Jedi – of answering the question of what happened to Phasma after she went into that trash chute. Anytime you get to write official Star Wars is pretty incredible, but getting to decide what that link is, for a super intriguing character in some of the most epic movies of all time, is next level!”
As you prepare up to welcome Captain Phasma back into your life in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, don’t miss the thrilling and epic story of the First Order’s most formidable stormtrooper in JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – CAPTAIN PHASMA #1, on sale this September!
JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – CAPTAIN PHASMA #1 (OF 4)
Written by KELLY THOMPSON
Art by MARCO CHECCHETTO
Cover by PAUL RENAUD
Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS
Black and White Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS
Funko Variant Cover by DIEGO OLORTEGUI
Where’s Phasma Variant Cover by TODD NAUCK
Homage Variant Cover by PAULINA GANUCHEAU
Young Variant Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Blank Variant Cover and Movie Variant Cover also available
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