Adding to the anticipation of Disney Plus’ new live-action series “Star Wars”, “Obi-Wan Kenobi” premieres on May 25, a new companion manga volume titled “Star Wars: Obi-Wan” seeks to fill in more facets of the Jedi Master’s eventful life through a diary. his personal signature.
Written by Christopher Cantwell (“Iron Man,” “Halt and Catch Fire”) and embellished with lush artwork by Indonesian illustrator Ario Anindito (“Star Wars: The Supreme Republic,” “House of M”), each installment of this five-issue limited edition explores a different period of Obi-Wan’s youth and adulthood.
It all begins with Kenobi’s final days in exile in the two-sun world of Tatooine before plunging into heroic deeds as a guardian of peace and noble justice. The story scope spans his early days as a Jedi Initiate, with Padawan mining alongside his master Qui-Gon Jinn, deployed as a Jedi Knight during the Mixed Clone Wars. chaos, and his evolution into a Jedi Master.
Cantwell said: “What I love about Obi-Wan is that he is such a patient and strong character. StarWars.com. “He nurtured hope and kept that flame going even in the darkest of times. He lost his Master, his best friend… he went through a lot of grief. . But he still tries to move on. He has been waiting for Tatooine for decades. He is a Buddhist the concept of kshanti – patience – personified. He can hold the le light. among the cloaks of darkness. All matters refer to his abilities as a human.”
Cantwell considers Obi-Wan a classic sage when assessing the character’s enduring appeal over the past five decades.
“He was the first teacher to step into the ‘Star Wars’ story,” Cantwell adds. “At times, he disappoints in his guidance, but his wisdom comes from personal experience and emotion. He’s also just a veteran in the truest sense of the word. . He’s probably lived through some of the hardest times in the Republic and the Jedi Order, and nearly died a few times in the process. He’s witnessed some terrible things first-hand.”
“But as I said, there is a quality in him that allows him to continue to be the light in the dark. He carries within him the fire of hope. Obi-Wan never gave up throughout his years of life. her. don’t even give up then. Now that’s dedication to the light side.”
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