New Comic Starring Qui-Gon Jinn Announced

MTV has announced a new miniseries from Dark Horse, titled Star Wars: Jedi - The Dark Side. Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is dispatched to prevent a civil war on the homeworld of Xanatos, the Padawan he trained who went rogue, before he took on young Obi-Wan Kenobi as his next Padawan. EU fans may remember Xanatos being a central part of the Jedi Apprentice series by Jude Watson. MTV has a special interview with story writer Scott Allie which you can find here.
STAR WARS: JEDI—THE DARK SIDE #1 (of 5) Scott Allie (W), Mahmud Asrar (A/Cover), Stéphane Roux (Variant Cover) On sale May 18 FC, 40 pages, $2.99, Miniseries Twenty-one years before the events in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is dispatched to prevent the outbreak of a civil war on the homeworld of his Padawan Xanatos—whose father is king. It is a mission that will lead Qui-Gon into close contact with the dark side and start him on a quest that will have a major impact on the future of the Jedi Order! • Here is an opportunity for readers to get onboard a new series, set in a wild and wide-open era of the Star Wars mythos! • The story of Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn’s Padawan, before Obi-Wan Kenobi!
Source: MTV

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