After butting heads with the Green Lantern Corps and cooling tensions with Tamaran, it seemed like things were getting ready to settle down for Vril Dox’s intrinsically not settled down R.E.B.E.L.S. team, but Starro the Conqueror is back to throw a wrench in the works.
Starro strikes tomorrow in R.E.B.E.L.S. #24, part one of STARSTRUCK, from writer Tony Bedard, and artists Claude St. Aubin and Scott Hanna.
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Tying into his recent debut in R.E.B.E.L.S., the origin of the real Starro the Conqueror is revealed! Why have we never seen this cosmic barbarian before? And how did he amass his horde of super-soldiers? The stellar answers are all in here from R.E.B.E.L.S. writer Tony Bedard and a variety of top artists (Kalman Andrasofszky, Derec Donovan, Joe Prado and Karl Moline) for each intense chapter!
This one-shot story is in stores tomorrow.
Tying into his recent debut in the pages of R.E.B.E.L.S., the origin of the real Starro the Conqueror is revealed. Why have we never seen this cosmic barbarian before? And how did he amass his army of super-soldiers? The answers are all here, courtesy of writer Tony Bedard and a collection of top artists -- including Kalman Andrasofszky, Derec Donovan, Joe Prado and Karl Moline -- with each one handling a chapter of the story. Check out some preview pages below. R.E.B.E.L.S. ANNUAL: STARRO THE CONQUEROR hits 10/7.
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We teased the amazing Starro design sketch by J.G. Jones not too long ago, but why not unveil the reinterpreted villain's final look?
CBR spoke to R.E.B.E.L.S. writer Tony Bedard about Starro, and he had a few interesting tidbits:
I want to leave some mystery because we’re slowly unveiling the new Starro over the next few issues of ”R.E.B.E.L.S.” and then really going in-depth with the upcoming Starro special. I think it’s safe to say that the Star Conqueror is a cosmic Genghis Khan, but he’s also much more than that.
And here's what he looks like, courtesy of the cover to R.E.B.E.L.S. #6, by Kalman Andrasofszky: