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First Look At "The Star Wars": Dark Horse Comics Adaptation of George Lucas Original Screenplay

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Fri, 04/12/2013 - 12:54

We get a first look at the Dark Horse comic book adaptation of the George Lucas original screenplay for "The Star Wars."

This was different than what we know from the movies such as Han Solo was at first a Lizard and the Death Star was simply named the Imperial Battle Station.

Other differences include that the Wookiees led the attack in the Imperial Battle Station as well, and the screenplay is compared more to the likeness of Flash Gordon by Dark Horse Comics editor Randy Stradley.

"Visually I think it’s a lot closer to Flash Gordon. There’s still a lot of stuff that will be recognizable as Star Wars, but there are also a lot of different thing," Stradley tells EW. "For instance, Luke Skywalker is an older general and, uh, Han Solo is a big green lizard. Wookiees are the ones that lead the attack in the end on the Imperial Battle Station, which is never called the Death Star. Things are different but there are aspects that are the same as well."

Regarding the future of Star Wars for Dark Horse, as Disney owns Marvel, it was said that they will know more by the end of the year.

The Star Wars, an eight-issue series, kicks off in September.