Marvel Comics’ six-part adaptation of Thrawn hits comic book stores today. The book – featuring Grand Admiral Thrawn – details the Star Wars character’s rise in the Imperial ranks.

Based on Timothy Zahn’s New York Times best-selling novel, Thrawn is written by Jody Houser, with illustrations by Luke Ross and cover art by Paul Renaud. The book is priced at $4.99.

The Comixology description for Thrawn, reads: “One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away.”

Did you pick up Thrawn today? If so, what did you think?

Over the past few years, Marvel has been pumping out an ever increasing number of Star Wars books, with most (Star Wars, Darth Vader etc), really hitting the mark. Do you believe Thrawn fits into this category? If so, do you think its now time to bring this character into the Star Wars movie universe?

With the Star Wars Universe continuing to develop and expand, and talk of more movies on the horizon, is now the time to put Thrawn on the big screen?

Let me know your thoughts.