Newsarama has just announced that Darth Maul's storyline in The Clone Wars will be concluded in a four-part series of comics later this Spring. Of course, I'd much rather be able to watch it as I don't consider myself a comic book fan but now I may just have to read them. I was irritated at the way Darth Maul and the Emperor's stories were left unfinished.
In this last year of Lucasfilm's epic decades-long partnership with Dark Horse Comics, the Oregon-based publisher will be releasing a four-part limited series titled Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir that will adapt the screenplays for what would have been the series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. Written by seasoned Star Wars comics scribe (and former editor) Jeremy Barlow with an artist to be announced, Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir sees the full-scale return of Darth Maul to the Star Wars universe and into a head-to-head battle with his former master Darth Sidious – aka, the Emperor. Barlow promises to fully delve into the world of Dathomir, as well as some of its inhabitants like Nightbrothers and even a new character called Brother Viscus. Barlow spoke exclusively to Newsarama in our "Galaxy Far Away" Star Wars column.
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