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Secret Origin of Star Wars: Rogue One's Cassian Andor & K-2SO to be Revealed at Marvel

Cassian Andor & K-2SO
(Image credit: Lucasfilm)

"Star Wars: Rogue One - Cassian & K-2SO Special #1" is a new one-shot coming from Marvel that will dig into the origin of the rebels Cassian Andor and K-2S0. Set in the relatively unexplored gulf between the prequel trilogy and the original trilogy, this "Rogue One" prequel will show "how it all began" for the two, according to Lucasfilm. 

As a reminder, this comic book - like all other Marvel Star Wars since 2015 - are in canon with the movies.

(Image credit: Julian Totino Tedesco/Marvel Comics)

"Star Wars: Rogue One - Cassian & K-2SO Special #1" will be written by Duane Swierczynski and drawn by Fernando Blanco, and is scheduled to be released in August alongside the previously-announced Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu miniseries.

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Chris Arrant
Newsarama Senior Editor

Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Space.com sister site Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News and CBR. He is the author of the book "Modern Masters: Cliff Chiang," co-authored "Art of Spider-Man Classic," and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology "Pros and (Comic) Cons." He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)