The best Solo character has just re-entered the Star Wars canon

In a surprising turn of events, the best character from Solo: A Star Wars Story has turned back up in a new comic series.

by Lewis White
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Disney’s acquisition of the Star Wars IP resulted in huge plans for the franchise. Not only would Disney create a new trilogy, but also a wealth of spinoff films. Only two spinoff films released: Rogue One and Solo.

While Rogue One’s characters were all designed to die off by the end of the story, Solo was different. Instead, the movie introduced a couple of characters that lived on free to explore the sense Star Wars universe. Interestingly, one of those characters has just turned back up.

The best original Solo character has just come back

At the end of the movie, Han Solo and love interest Qi’ra took on Paul Bettany’s Dryden Vos. As far as the movie went, this was an entertaining sequence, but it’s ending was the most interesting. During the post credits scene, it was revealed that Qi’ra was in cahoots with none other than Darth Maul.


This cliffhanger led some to wonder what the future of Qi’ra’s journey would be. We’re not likely to see the storyline ever completed in film, but other mediums are free game. As it happens, the character has just turned up again in the new In a surprising turn of events, the best character from Solo: A Star Wars Story has turned back up in a new comic series: War of the Bounty Hunters.

In the comic, Boba Fett is transporting a carbonite-frozen Han Solo to Jabba the Hutt. However, he soon gets stolen by a hooded member of Crimson Dawn. At the end of the comic, it’s revealed that the hooded figure is none other than Qi’ra.

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Will the character come back to live action?

Seeing as this comic reveals Qi’ra is still alive at the time of Empire Strikes Back, the character could easily return. Disney’s upcoming The Book of Boba Fett would be a fantastic place for the two characters to interact, unless Qi’ra manages to die before this comic series ends.

With the vastness of the Star Wars universe, it wouldn’t be surprising for Qi’ra to pop up somewhere in the future. Would you be surprised?

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Lewis White