Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters
Available May 5, 2021.
This initial prelude issue comes before a multi issue cross-over with other comic titles in May and also becomes a five-issue mini series in June.
Written by Charles Soule. Cover and art by Steve McNiven.
Cover/teaser revealed on StarWars.com on February 15, 2021.
There are many variants. See all of the Alpha #1 variants here or scroll down below.
This regular cover may be based on Marc Spector: Moon Knight #55 (1993).
The 34-part cross-overs goes like this:
War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 (you are here)
Star Wars #13 (5/12)
Bounty Hunters #12 (5/19)
Darth Vader #12 (5/26)
Doctor Aphra #10 (5/26) - Boba Fett does not appear in this issue
War of the Bounty Hunters #1 (6/2)
Bounty Hunters #13 (6/9)
Star Wars #14 (6/16)
Darth Vader #13 (6/23)
Doctor Aphra #11 (6/30)
War of the Bounty Hunters #2 (7/7 or 7/14)
Star Wars #15 (7/7)
Darth Vader #14 (7/14 - possibly no major Boba Fett cameo in this)
Doctor Aphra #12 (7/21)
Bounty Hunters #14 (7/7 now according to Previews and SW dot com - possibly no major Boba Fett cameo in this)
War of the Bounty Hunters - Jabba the Hutt #1 (July)
War of the Bounty Hunters #3 (August)
Star Wars #16 (August)
Darth Vader #15 (August)
Doctor Aphra #13 (August)
Bounty Hunters #15 (August)
War of the Bounty Hunters - 4-LOM and Zuckuss #1 (August)
War of the Bounty Hunters #4 (September)
Star Wars #17 (September)
Darth Vader #16 (September)
Doctor Aphra #14 (September)
Bounty Hunters #16 (September)
War of the Bounty Hunters - Boushh #1 (September)
War of the Bounty Hunters #5 (October)
Star Wars #18 (October)
Darth Vader #17 (October)
Doctor Aphra #15 (October)
Bounty Hunters #17 (October)
War of the Bounty Hunters - IG-88 #1 (October)
Helmet nod to Fantha Tracks for figuring out this roadmap, which for a long time was nowhere officially. (They ended up printing one in the issue itself.)
Summary for this issue:
"THE STAR WARS COMIC EVENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!
The notorious bounty hunter BOBA FETT has finally landed his greatest prize - HAN SOLO, frozen in carbonite for easy transport.
Fett will bring the smuggler to TATOOINE to collect the massive bounty placed on Solo's head by the fearsome crime lord JABBA THE HUTT.
Sounds easy. What could go wrong?"
NEW Important Dates
- May 5th 2021: "War of the Bounty Hunters" Alpha #1 Released
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