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Princess Leia gets comic

The main cover to "Princess Leia" #1, which also has many variant covers.
The main cover to "Princess Leia" #1, which also has many variant covers. TNS

There have been “Star Wars” comic for decades but one of the more fascinating titles is the recently launched “Star Wars: Princess Leia.” The new Marvel Comic turns the spotlight on one Leia as she does some damage across the universe.

The book was written by the Mark Waid and illustrated by Terry Dodson, Both have strong pedigrees in the Marvel universe.

Her story picks up right after the Rebels have blown up the Death Star. It’s a big moment but Leia must also deal with the destruction of her home planet.

Don’t worry about committing long term to the comic bnook. Right now, it is a five-issue miniseries.

Rick Bentley: (559) 441-6355, @RickBentley

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