Cookies help us deliver our Services. By using our Services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More.

The Star Wars Comic Book Scene Fans Hope Appears In Disney+'s Obi-Wan Kenobi Series

"Obi-Wan Kenobi" may just be the most highly-anticipated "Star Wars" project since "The Force Awakens” premiered back in 2015, and for good reason. The show picks up 10 years after the events of "Revenge of the Sith," and is set to feature Ewan McGregor as the series' titular Jedi master, reprising his role from the prequel trilogy (via Wookieepedia). The series' trailer lets us know that much of the show will be dedicated to Obi-Wan's conflict with the Inquisitors, a group of villainous force-sensitive warriors tasked with hunting down all Jedi. And it even teases a confrontation between Obi-Wan and Darth Vader (Hayden Christensen) himself.

As a prequel to the events of "A New Hope," it also appears that the series will focus on Obi-Wan's duty to keep the young Luke Skywalker safely hidden on Tatooine. Indeed, Joel Edgerton and Bonnie Piesse are set to reprise their roles as the younger versions of Owen and Beru Lars, the adoptive parents of Luke, in "Obi-Wan Kenobi." As such, the series might even give us a glimpse of what Luke's early life on Tatooine actually looked like. 

The dynamic between the exiled Obi-Wan and Luke's foster father has been explored before in other "Star Wars" media, and some fans are hopeful that a specific comic book interaction between the two makes its way onto the screen in the upcoming series.

Fans hope to see Owen Lars confront Obi-Wan in the series

Reddit user u/toocarelesstocare recently took to the official "Obi-Wan Kenobi" subreddit to post a page from Marvel Comics' "Star Wars" #15 along with the caption: "Hope this conversation will take place in the series." The page in question shows Owen Lars berating Obi-Wan for trying to train a young Luke Skywalker, claiming that Obi-Wan's training is what got Anakin killed in the first place. The scene ends with Lars asking, "Haven't you murdered enough Skywalkers already, Kenobi?" Obi-Wan does not answer, but looks down at his feet, the truth of those words clearly causing him immense pain.

It's an incredibly powerful scene that not only explains why Obi-Wan wasn't present in Luke's early life, but also gives us a glimpse into how traumatizing Obi-Wan's duel with Anakin truly was. Users in the comments seemed to overwhelmingly agree that the scene ought to make its way into the "Obi-Wan Kenobi" series. This scene is also still considered to be canon following the series' canon reboot in 2014, as pointed out by u/ponderousairlinefood – so it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to imagine the showrunners using it. 

It's clear that plenty of fans wish to see this scene brought to live-action through the "Obi-Wan Kenobi" miniseries. It could be a powerful moment that further drives home how Anakin's betrayal has left Obi-Wan a shell of his former self.