The buzz in the blog community is that Dark Horse is jumping the shark by starting a new series so close to the complete Disney overhaul of the Star Wars universe, but even if the move is desperate, it's understandable desperation. I'd want to tell as many Star Wars stories as I could before that universe was taken away from me.
The new Solo premiers in issues set to hit comic shops next year, according to Comic Book Resources.
- I'd guess the Mon Calamari is female as well, going by the eyes. It would be cool to have an alien female mentor. $2 says she's related to Admiral Ackbar.