Official Press Release
Following on the heels of LucasArts' Starfighter video game comes Crossbones, a limited series featuring the intimidating pirate captain Nym in his own solo adventure! Crossbones is more than just a good rip- roaring action. The characters and events in the mini-series tie directly into the upcoming Starfighter 2 video game!
Nym is a pirate with a hatred for the Trade Federation. In the past they attacked his people, and now he will do anything to destroy them. Enter Ambassador Loreli Ro from the water planet Maramere, who approaches the broke and crewless Nym and offers him a job. It turns out another ruthless pirate, Sol Sixxa, is plaguing her people and she wants Nym to help stop him. Loreli tells Nym she will aid in his battle against the Trade Federation if he will in turn help her, and he agrees. It is not long before Nym tracks down Sol Sixxa, but the explosive confrontation becomes more complex when Trade Federation forces arrive to attack both pirates!
"Crossbones is an attempt to explore a new side to Star Wars. In this case a high-seas adventure," said writer Haden Blackman. " I wanted to explore things like ship-to-ship battles and actual pirate activity on a water world. And I really wanted to take Nym and put him into new situations, against new types of threats."
The Star Wars: Starfighter - Crossbones mini series features the dynamic writing of Haden Blackman and the fantastic art of Ramon F. Bachs. It arrives in stores January 9 and retails for $2.99.