Star Wars: Dark Empire was almost a Marvel comic

chad writes, The Comics Should Be Good! blog investigated a rumor that Marvel Comics was originally going to be the publisher of the famous Star Wars: Dark Empire miniseries. After a consultation with Tom Veitch, the writer of the series….

….the rumor turned out to be true. Veitch’s response lists the series of events that led to Dark Horse, instead of Marvel, getting one of the most lucrative license agreements in the history of comics.