The promotional monster for the launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now in ‘full behemoth mode’ with Force Friday being the massive hit (the Sphero BB-8, especially) and Marvel Comics leading the charge with the core Star Wars title still doing good business, Lando and Darth Vader filling in the gaps between A New Hope and …Empire nicely, and copies of brand new release Shattered Empire already getting the collectors blood up on sites like eBay.
However, what most people want to learn about is what exactly is going to take place in The Force Awakens itself – and promo images are going to start showing up of SW mainstays, R2-D2 and Ol’ Goldenrod himself, C-3PO. But even the less observant out there is going to notice… what’s going on with the dude’s arm? Has he been fooling around with Ugnaughts again??
Well, this December, fans will get so see exactly how C-3PO gets his crimson makeover in a special One-Shot issue due later this year…
From the Marvel Comics press release:
How Did C-3PO Get His Red Arm?! Find Out in STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1! Witness the Story of How C-3PO Acquired His New Arm This December!
“This December, experience a very special one-shot: an exciting new chapter in the Star Wars saga! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3P0 #1, launching as part of Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Reuniting acclaimed & award-winning creators James Robinson and Tony Harris for the first time in nearly two decades, follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid on a solo adventure leading up to his appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens!
Plus, the burning question will be answered here: How did C-3P0 get that red arm?!
STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1 is the only place to learn the shocking truth behind how C-3PO lost his original arm – and the exciting origins of how he gained a new one!
“That’s a really exciting part of doing this story,” says writer James Robinson. “I saw a photo of C-3PO with his red arm the other day and I thought ‘Wow, I’m the writer who gets to explain that’.”
You may be fluent in over six million forms of communication…but this book is a must have in any language! Don’t miss the exciting origin of C-3PO’s crimson appendage this December, only in STAR WARS SPECIAL: C-3PO #1!“