Last Friday Bioware announced that their online comic book series, Threat of Peace, will be getting a print counterpart. The comic, of course offered to introduce readers to the universe and state of the galaxy they will soon be able to play in thanks to The Old Republic, has a first volume due out April 28, 2010.
The volume, announced today by Dark Horse, will contain issue number one through twenty-seven.
STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC VOLUME 1-THREAT OF PEACE
Rob Chestney (W), Alex Sanchez (A), and Michael Atiyeh (C)
On sale Apr 28
FC, 96 pages
TPB, 7″ x 10″
An exclusive first look at the era of Star Wars: The Old Republic, written by one of the writers behind LucasArts and BioWare’s wildly anticipated massive multiplayer online game, Threat of Peace unveils a galaxy on the brink of destruction three hundred years after the events of Knights of the Old Republic!
For decades, the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire have been at war-the Sith have gained control of the Outer Rim, but their efforts to penetrate the Core Worlds have so far been thwarted. Now, representatives from both sides attempt to negotiate a peace treaty-but deception by the Sith puts the Jedi in an unfortunate position.
• Collects Star Wars: The Old Republic issues #1-#27, which appeared previously only online at swtor.com.
• Star Wars: The Old Republic Volume 1-Threat of Peace includes critical events prior to LucasArts and BioWare’s soon-to-be-released massive multiplayer online game and is written by one of the writers behind the game!
Discover a new Star Wars era!