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Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin, stylized as Obi-Wan & Anakin, is a canon comic book miniseries written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Marco Checchetto. The five-issue series is set three years after Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and focuses on Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan, Anakin Skywalker[1] as they explore the planet of Carnelion IV to answer a mysterious distress call. The series also features flashbacks, scattered across every issue, that detail the beginning of Anakin's trust towards Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine.

Publisher's summary[]

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star… they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan learner, Anakin Skywalker. It's been a few years since Obi-Wan pledged to train the young "chosen one," but even as they have grown closer through training, it has been a difficult road. Now, called to a remote planet for assistance, Master and Padawan may be pushed to the breaking point. Writer Charles Soule (Lando, She-Hulk, Daredevil) and artist Marco Checchetto (Star Wars: Shattered Empire, Avengers World, Punisher) bring us a tale of the Jedi at the height of their power…[7]


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Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback
1 Part I January 6, 2016[4] Obi-wan & anakin tpb final.jpg
Obi-Wan and Anakin
July 19, 2016[3]
2 Part II February 3, 2016[8]
3 Part III March 23, 2016[9]
4 Part IV April 20, 2016[10]
5 Part V May 25, 2016[5]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Truitt, Brian: Exclusive: Jedi get spotlight in 'Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin' (2015-10-10). USA Today. Archived from the original on August 19, 2020.
  2. MarvelLogo.svg NYCC 2015: Obi-Wan and Anakin on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Amazon favicon.png Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin on Amazon.com (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 MARVEL COMICS January 2016 Solicitations (2015-09-20). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 PreviewsWorldLogo.jpg OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #5 (OF 5) on the official Previews World website (backup link)
  6. Obi-Wan and Anakin 2 states that Anakin Skywalker is twelve years old during the events of Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin. Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide states that Skywalker was born forty-one years before the Rogue One mission to steal the Death Star plans, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 0 BBY. Therefore, Skywalker was born in 41 BBY, and Star Wars: Obi-Wan and Anakin takes place in 29 BBY.
  7. Couto, Anthony: NYCC: Marvel Pairs "Obi-Wan and Anakin" for Star Wars Series with Soule & Checchetto (2015-10-10). Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on May 9, 2020.
  8. MARVEL COMICS February 2016 Solicitations (2015-11-17). Newsarama.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2020.
  9. PreviewsWorldLogo.jpg OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #3 (OF 5) on the official Previews World website (backup link)
  10. MARVEL COMICS April 2016 Solicitations (2015-01-19). Newsarama. Archived from the original on January 21, 2016.

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