The expansive universe of Star Wars comics is about to witness the conclusion of one of its long-standing series. “Star Wars: Bounty Hunters,” a beloved comic series that has been a part of the Star Wars narrative for over three years, is drawing to a close. Launched in March 2020, this series, penned by Ethan Sacks and illustrated by Paolo Villanelli under the Marvel Comics banner, has been a consistent favorite among Star Wars aficionados.
The announcement regarding the series’ end came during the New York Comic-Con 2023, where it was revealed that the 42nd issue would be the series’ finale. Ethan Sacks, the mind behind the series, was present during this revelation. He expressed a whirlwind of emotions, from the bittersweet feeling of concluding a significant chapter to the exhilaration of beginning a new one.
Ethan Sacks took to Twitter to share his sentiments:
He further expressed his gratitude to the fans, stating, “I’m blessed and humbled by the love and support from #ValanceNation and other fans. I couldn’t do this without you and I will never take that for granted.”
While the end of “Bounty Hunters” might be a poignant moment for many, it’s not all gloomy skies in the Star Wars comic realm. Ethan Sacks unveiled his next venture, “Star Wars: Jango Fett,” a miniseries slated for a March 2024 release. So, for those lamenting the end of the bounty hunting tales, there’s a new horizon to look forward to.
The “Bounty Hunters” series revolves around characters Beilert Valance, Boba Fett, and Bossk, bridging the narrative between “Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back” and “Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.” The series has recently been intertwined with the Marvel Comics crossover event “Dark Droids.” Fans can anticipate the next issue of “Bounty Hunters” to hit the stands on November 22, with the final two issues set to provide a grand finale this winter. The concluding issue, “Bounty Hunters 42,” is scheduled for a January 2024 release.
The Star Wars universe, with its intricate tales and vast expanse, continues to evolve. While one story concludes, another begins, ensuring that the legacy of this galaxy far, far away remains undiminished.
FAQ: Marvel’s “Star Wars: Bounty Hunters” Comic Series Conclusion
Q: When did the “Star Wars: Bounty Hunters” comic series begin? A: The series was launched in March 2020.
Q: Who are the creators behind the “Bounty Hunters” series? A: The series was written by Ethan Sacks and illustrated by Paolo Villanelli.
Q: How many issues are there in the “Bounty Hunters” series? A: The series will conclude with its 42nd issue.
Q: When is the final issue of “Bounty Hunters” set to release? A: The concluding issue, “Bounty Hunters 42,” is scheduled for a January 2024 release.
Q: What’s next after the conclusion of “Bounty Hunters”? A: Ethan Sacks has announced a new miniseries titled “Star Wars: Jango Fett,” set to launch in March 2024.
Q: Which characters are central to the “Bounty Hunters” narrative? A: The series primarily revolves around characters Beilert Valance, Boba Fett, and Bossk.
Q: Is there a crossover event associated with “Bounty Hunters”? A: Yes, the series has been intertwined with the Marvel Comics crossover event “Dark Droids.”
Q: Where can I purchase the “Bounty Hunters” comic series? A: The series is available at comic book stores, Marvel’s official website, and other online platforms that sell comics.