Comics
Published May 15, 2019

Lando Calrissian's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Appearances

Mark today's 'Star Wars: Age of Rebellion - Lando Calrissian' #1 with a look at Lando's comics!

Cantina Comlink is your weekly smuggler’s run spotlighting Star Wars comics as only Marvel can make ‘em!

When you’re smooth, suave, and savvy, the galaxy’s your playground. Nobody knows this better than Lando Calrissian.

Han Solo’s buddy and the Baron Administrator of Cloud City gets his due in the new STAR WARS: AGE OF REBELLION – LANDO CALRISSIAN #1, and it’s a good bet that smuggling scoundrel will have a few cards up his sleeve and a few surprises under his cape.

Star Wars: Age Of Rebellion - Lando Calrissian (2019) #1

For those of you who’d like to catch up with Calrissian here in the mighty modern age of Marvel’s Star Wars comics, we’ve compiled the Lando List just for you. It’s short, but oh-so sweet, like a fine wine only the main man himself can get you…or so he says.

While the rest of our galactic heroes fought the good fight against the Empire in the regular STAR WARS series, Lando held his own in a 2015 five-issue limited series appropriately and simply titled LANDO. Set before his film debut in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, the tale told of the smooth criminal’s heist of the Emperor’s personal space yacht and an unlucky encounter with a powerful Sith artifact onboard—not to mention a few Royal Guards just to make things interesting...

Lando (2015) #1

Lando (2015) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

From there, Lando got a few choice lines in 2015’s JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – SHATTERED EMPIRE #1 before playing a slightly larger role in issue #3 of the same series. He’s definitely a support player in his appearances, but as we all well know, even a little bit of Lando always leaves you wanting more!

When writer Jason Aaron rolled out some solo stories of Rebels with a cause in the ongoing STAR WARS book, he and artist Salavador Larroca afforded Calrissian a sweet spot of his own in 2017’s STAR WARS #34…though he shared it with Han Solo’s “wife,” Sana Starros. The two ne’er-do-wells wound up on Coruscant for some specific skullduggery in a little saga entitled “The Thirteen Crates.” (And you can track it down in the STAR WARS VOL. 6: OUT AMONG THE STARS collection!)

Star Wars (2015) #34

Star Wars (2015) #34

What is Marvel Unlimited?

Biding his time, Lando finally saw a new limited series all his own in 2018’s STAR WARS: LANDO – DOUBLE OR NOTHING by writer Rodney Barnes and artist Paolo Villanelli. Set just before the exciting events of Solo: A Star Wars Story, the series detailed young Lando and his droid L3-37’s efforts to deliver much-needed weapons to an enslaved people battling the Empire. Mix in the Millennium Falcon, lots of action, and a few fateful choices for our star, and it makes for one heckuva good Star Wars read.

Of course, then the smiling smuggler appeared in the SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY ADAPTATION, but you already knew that, right?

Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation (2018) #1

Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation (2018) #1

What is Marvel Unlimited?

What’s he been up to lately, you wonder? That’s where STAR WARS: AGE OF REBELLION – LANDO CALRISSIAN #1 comes in, aided and abetted by writer Greg Pak and artist Matteo Buffagni. And it’s probably not much of gamble to guess that our main man’s gonna shine in this one.

Channel the Force with STAR WARS: AGE OF REBELLION – LANDO CALRISSIAN #1 at your local comic shop today!

Related

X-MEN '97 (2024) #2 cover by Todd Nauck

Comics

April 10's New Marvel Comics: The Full List

Check out some additional 'X-Men '97' adventures, go back to school with the Ultimate X-Men, face Mojo with Ms. Marvel, and more in this week's comics!

DEADPOOL #1 cover by Taurin Clarke

Comics

April 3's New Marvel Comics: The Full List

Enter Deadpool's new era, join the X-Men's last stand against Orchis, and more in this week's comics!

X-MEN '97 #1 cover by Todd Nauck

Comics

March 27's New Marvel Comics: The Full List

Return to '90s X-Men, meet the Ultimate Universe's Green Goblin, team up with Jackpot and Black Cat, and more in this week's comics!

X-MEN: FOREVER #1 cover by Mark Brooks

Comics

March 20's New Marvel Comics: The Full List

Let 'X-Men: Forever' answer all your burning questions, behold the future of the Spider-Verse, and more in this week's comics!