Jedi Avar Kriss Rides A Rancor in Phil Noto’s New Star Wars High Republic #6 Cover

Welcome to the Jedi rodeo boys and girls! Yeehaw! We got a peak at a few Star Wars High Republic #6 covers from yesterday and the Phil Noto Cover A depicts Avar Kriss in the midst of domesticating a Rancor! So epic!

No pre-order info yet as the issue hasn’t been solicited by Diamond yet, but keep your eyes peeled on TFAW for the pre-orders to go live!

Avar Kriss’ first cameo was in Rise of Kylo Ren #3 and her first full appearance was High Republic #1.

The Phil Noto cover to High Republic #6 was revealed on yesterday:

It’s taken almost 40 years, but we will finally see a Jedi ride a rancor.

On the cover of Marvel’s Star Wars: The High Republic #6, revealed below on , Jedi Master Avar Kriss sits perched atop the towering creature, lightsaber ignited and ready. Illustrated by modern Star Wars comics great Phil Noto, it’s a completely arresting image, both fun and surprising, with an ironic wink at audiences’ first introduction to the creatures; rancors debuted in 1983’s Star Wars: Return of the Jedi , becoming an instantly iconic movie monster when Luke Skywalker tussled with one of the beasts in Jabba the Hutt’s underground pit.

In addition, you can get a first look at Peach Momoko’s beautiful, watercolor-style variant cover below, featuring a dreamlike take on Jedi Knight Keeve Trennis.

In The High Republic #6, the Jedi will clash with Hutt forces — meaning Gamorreans, Nikto, and battle rancors — while Starlight Beacon is over-run by a creeping alien horror. Plus, Keeve Trennis finally uncovers Master Sskeer’s terrible secret…

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