Star Wars And Marvel Comics Announce New Darth Vader Title Following Shadow Of Vader Cancellation

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Marvel Comics is certainly moving forward after the abrupt cancellation of Star Wars: Shadow of Vader. A new title Star Wars: Vader — Dark Visions has just been announced and it will undoubtedly focus on the most terrifying Sith Lord.

The new title was announced by StarWars.com as a limited series that will be released next year. The new comics will be written by Dennis Hopeless (Cloak and Dagger, Jean Grey). Artist Paolo Villanelli (Star Wars: Lando Double or Nothing, Star Wars: Rogue One Adaptation) will illustrate the first issue while Brian Level (Thanos Legacy, Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows) will work on issue #2.

The cover art for Vader — Dark Visions was done by Greg Smallwood and features Darth Vader on what appears to be a horned horse. Check it out below.

(Marvel Comics)

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The description for Star Wars: Vader — Dark Visions reads as follows:

"The fallen Jedi has been a symbol of power, a villainous commander, and a Sith warrior. But in 2019, a new limited comic series explores a side of Vader that neither fans nor the galaxy have ever seen before."
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The premise of the comic series certainly sounds like it's taking pointers from the canceled series Star Wars: Shadow of Vader. In October, writer Chuck Wendig was fired by Marvel Comics over "vulgarity" in his social media presence. This happened just a week after the new title was announced. Marvel officially canceled the series in November.

Star Wars: Vader — Dark Visions will be available starting March 2019.

Related: Marvel Comics Officially Cancels Star Wars' Shadow Of Vader Following Chuck Wendig Firing