The Force Unleashed graphic novel coming

Titan Books is publishing both a novel and a graphical novel based on LucasArts' Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

Both publications are due to hit before the game appears this summer. Both obviously follow the same storyline, which explores the period between Episodes III and IV where Darth Vader's the big bad daddy of the galaxy far, far away.

"This action-adventure finds the Jedi order crushed under the hand of Emperor Palpatine and a new order risen, one that seeks to dominate the galaxy using the iron fist of Darth Vader. But Vader cannot control an entire galaxy alone and has selected his own apprentice from among those gifted with Force-sensitive abilities. As the fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance, this new apprentice must choose their own destiny."

The book is being penned by Star Wars novel veteranÂSean Williams, while the graphic novel isÂbeing handled by Haden Blackman, a LucasArts writer who's turned his hand to comics.

Courtesy of CVG.

Feb 19, 2008