Age of Republic Special 1 is the fifth one-shot in the canon comic book anthology series Star Wars: Age of Republic. The issue includes the stories "The Weapon," by Ethan Sacks, "Sisters," by Jody Houser, and "501 Plus One," by Marc Guggenheim. Age of Republic Special 1 was released on January 16, 2019 by Marvel Comics.

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THE GREATEST HEROES OF THE REPUBLIC, THE DEADLIEST VILLAINS – AND EVERYONE IN BETWEEN! FOUR CREATIVE TEAMS! FOUR STORIES FEATURING YOUR FAVORITE STAR WARS CHARACTERS! The baddest Jedi in the galaxy has a score to settle — MACE WINDU returns in an action-packed adventure from OLD MAN HAWKEYE'S Ethan Sacks! You can run, but can you hide from the twin lightsabers of Sith assassin ASAJJ VENTRESS? Feel her fury in a tale expertly woven by veteran STAR WARS comic scribe Jody Houser (THRAWN, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS). And is JAR JAR BINKS' role in the Star Wars story over? NOT BY A LONG SHOT! Because Chip Zdarsky (PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN and MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE) has a rancor bone to pick with the galaxy's most notorious Gungan. You can take the clone out of the war but you can never take the war out of the clone — CAPTAIN REX dusts off his blaster and enters the fray in a story by X-MEN: GOLD author Marc Guggenheim.

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Comics artist Chip Zdarsky was originally solicited to write a story involving Jar Jar Binks and a rancor.[2] However, according to Zdarsky himself, he was never attached to write it, and it was just a solicitation mistake.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars: Age of Republic Special (2019) #1 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. Arrant, Chris (2018-11-16). CHIP ZDARSKY's Jar Jar Binks Story Cut From STAR WARS: AGE OF REPUBLIC SPECIAL #1. Newsarama. Archived from the original on October 13, 2019. Retrieved on November 20, 2018.
  3. TwitterLogo.svg Chip Zdarsky (@zdarsky) on Twitter: "I am not! It was a solicitation mistake!" (content obsolete and backup link not available)

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Star Wars: Age of Republic
Heroes: Qui-Gon Jinn · Obi-Wan Kenobi · Anakin Skywalker · Padmé Amidala
Villains: Darth Maul · Jango Fett · Count Dooku · General Grievous
Special: "The Weapon" · "Sisters" · "501 Plus One"
Heroes · Villains · Hardcover
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