Comics (non-Marvel)

Next to Marvel, other publishers (worldwide) are also publishing original Star Wars comics. Want to know all there is to know about these upcoming original non-Marvel Star Wars and Star Wars-themed comics? Look no further and check out this page!

Below the shortlist of regular issues is a complete listing with variant covers, solicitations, publisher info, previews, and pre-order links! Click on the covers and preview-images to see a bigger image! To see more preview-images, start following my accompanying facebook page! Solicitation texts and previews are always published underneath the regular, newsstand covers

Enjoy! Happy reading, happy collecting!

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shortlist comics

June 4, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: DESTROYER DOWN

softcover collection (USA)

June 5, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 22

comic (USA)

July 3, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 23

comic (USA)

July 16, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 6: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

softcover collection (USA)

July 24, 2019

STAR WARS: WALTER SIMONSON – ARTIST’S EDITION

hardcover (USA)

July 31, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 24

comic (USA)

August 14, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 25

comic (USA)

August 20, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS VOL. 2

softcover (USA)

August 28, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES ANNUAL 2019

comic (USA)

September 24, 2019

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

October 2, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 1 (of 5)

comic (USA)

October 9, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 2 (of 5)

comic (USA)

October 16, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 3 (of 5)

comic (USA)

October 23, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 4 (of 5)

comic (USA)

October 29, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS VOL. 3

softcover (USA)

October 30, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 5 (of 5)

comic (USA)

also in October 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 27

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

Fall 2019

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE # 1

comic (USA)

November 12, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 7: POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

softcover collection (USA)

also in November 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 28

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

December 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 29

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

January 7, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES OMNIBUS Vol. 1

softcover collection (USA)

February 18, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 8: DEFEND THE REPUBLIC!

softcover collection (USA)

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OUTNOWCOMICS

JUNE 4, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURE: DESTROYER DOWN

collects Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down # 1 – 3

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-509-8

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

On sweltering Jakku in the days before The Force Awakens, explore with Rey as she races to uncover the secrets inside the crashed Star Destroyer!

Swallowed by the shifting sands of Jakku, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumors of hauntings and buried treasure. But an epic sandstorm has revealed the ruins of the starship, and renowned scavenger Rey now leads the race to claim whatever lies within!

Also includes a backup story depicting the battle of Jakku, revealing how the Star Destroyer Spectral met it’s fate during the last days of the Empire.

Collects the complete three-issue series.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JUNE 5, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 22

cover A by Elsa Charretier

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

A MATTER OF PERCEPTION

written by Elsa Charretier & Pierrick Colinet
art by Elsa Charretier

TALES FROM WILD SPACE: A TAUNTAUN TAIL
written by John Waterhouse
art by Tony Fleecs

solicitation copy:

After losing the man she loves to a bounty hunter, Princess Leia embarks on a dangerous mission with R2-D2 and C-3PO in this exciting tale set just after The Empire Strikes Back! The second of three issues spotlighting the Original Trilogy!

Variant cover by Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming, co-creator of Powers!

preview:

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cover B by Tony Fleecs

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retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Valentina Pinto!

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UPCOMINGCOMICS

JULY 3, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 23

cover A by Tony Fleecs

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Arie Kaplan & Ian Flynn
art by Tony Fleecs, Drew Moss & Valentina Pinto

cover by Tony Fleecs

solicitation copy:

Join Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca aboard the Millennium Falcon for another rollicking mission on behalf of the Rebel Alliance!

The last of three issues spotlighting the Original Trilogy!
Variant cover by Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming, co-creator of Powers!

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cover B by Drew Moss

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retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Valentina Pinto!

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JULY 16, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 6: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

collects the Flight of the Falcon back-up stories from Star Wars Adventures # 14 – 18 & Star Wars Adventures: Flight of the Falcon (Special)

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-499-2

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

A galaxy-spanning adventure for Han Solo’s renowned light freighter with spot tales highlighting its illustrious history!

Follow Bazine Netal’s quest for the legendary Millennium Falcon! The First Order spy travels the galaxy seeking information on the ship’s whereabouts. Along the way she will hear tales from some familiar faces—and some new ones—hot on the trail of the fastest ship in the galaxy!

Collects the “Flight of the Falcon” story from Star Wars Adventures #14 – #18, plus the Flight of the Falcon one-shot.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JULY 24, 2019 

STAR WARS: WALTER SIMONSON – ARTIST’S EDITION

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

hardcover (144 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-604-0

$ 75.00

solicitation copy:

Comics legends Walter Simonson and Tom Palmer collaborated on a wonderful run of Star Wars comics in the early 1980s, before the release of The Empire Strikes Back. Like all Artist’s Editions, each page has been meticulously scanned from the original art (from the personal archives of both artists) and presented at 100 percent of actual size.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JULY 31, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 24

cover A by Megan Levens

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Ian Flynn

art by Megan Levens

cover by Megan Levens

solicitation copy:

With hotshot Resistance pilot Poe Dameron captured by pirates, it’s up to BB-8—and Rapier Squadron—to save the day!

Bullet points:
The first of three issues spotlighting the Sequel Trilogy!
Variant cover by Stefano Simeone!

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cover B [artist to be announced]

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retail incentive cover by Stefano Simeone

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Stefano Simeone!

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AUGUST 14, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 25

cover A by Margaux Saltel

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Delilah S. Dawson

art by Margaux Saltel

cover by Margaux Saltel

solicitation copy:

In this story set before A New Hope, Princess Leia Organa faces the most challenging task of her young life: teaching Amilyn Holdo how to drive a speeder! But both learn an important lesson after finding themselves in the dangerous lower levels of Coruscant.

Bullet points:

  • Special 25th issue featuring a full-length story about young Princess Leia!
  • The second of three issues spotlighting the Sequel Trilogy!

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cover B by Megan Levens

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retail incentive cover by Stefano Simeone

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Stefano Simeone!

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AUGUST 20, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS Vol. 2

collection (USA)

publisher info:

story by Claudia Gray
adapted by Yūsaku Komiyama
art by Yūsaku Komiyama
Yen Press
softcover (192 pages)
ISBN 978-1-97532-754-5
$ 13.00

solicitation copy:

The continuation of the thrilling manga adaptation of Claudia Gray’s Star Wars Lost Stars novel! What does destiny have in store for Thane and Ciena?

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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AUGUST 28, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES ANNUAL 2019

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (48 pages)

$ 7.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott
art by Alain Mauricet

cover by Stan Sakai

solicitation copy:

A daring rescue mission leads Lando-and his new friend Jaxxon-to the seat of Imperial power, where they must recover an important artifact that will inspire a planet to drive the Empire from their home. Special feature-length tale starring Lando and Jaxxon!

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest graphic novel (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-528-9

$ 9.99

credits:

written by Alessandro Ferrari

art by Matteo Piana

solicitation copy:

The war between the Rebels and the Empire continues in this latest Star Wars graphic novel adaptation.

Crime lord Jabba the Hutt is holding Han Solo captive in his palace while the Emperor and Darth Vader plan to turn Luke Skywalker to the dark side while a new, even more powerful Death Star will be completed soon. Is the Rebellion about to be crushed once and for all?

Like the other Star Wars Graphic Novel Adaptations, Return of the Jedi combines the epic wonder of a galaxy far, far away with streamlined, young-reader friendly designs, making this a visual treat for longtime fans and a great introduction for newcomers.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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OCTOBER 2, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 1 (of 5)

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott

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OCTOBER 9, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 2 (of 5)

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott

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OCTOBER 16, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 3 (of 5)

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott

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OCTOBER 23, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 4 (of 5)

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott

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OCTOBER 29, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS Vol. 3

collection (USA)

publisher info:

story by Claudia Gray
adapted by Yūsaku Komiyama
art by Yūsaku Komiyama
Yen Press
softcover (192 pages)
ISBN 978-1-975-35867-9
$ 13.00

solicitation copy:

The conclusion of the thrilling manga adaptation of Claudia Gray’s Star Wars Lost Stars novel! What does destiny have in store for Thane and Ciena?

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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OCTOBER 30, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE # 5 (of 5)

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott

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Also in OCTOBER 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 27

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by John Barber & Michael Moreci
art by Derek Charm & Tony Fleecs

from the starwars.com announcement:

In a series of original stories, the mighty Wookiees of Kashyyyk must defend their home against the armies of the evil First Order. Plus, R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 team-up on a top-secret spy adventure for the Resistance.

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FALL 2019 

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE # 1

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

from the starwars.com announcement:

You can expect these books and even more titles coming this fall including a Galaxy’s Edge kids comic from IDW Publishing, home of the critically-acclaimed Star Wars Adventures and Tales from Vader’s Castle, to transport readers to the mysterious world of Batuu in an action-packed adventure for readers of all ages.

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NOVEMBER 12, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 7: POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE

collects Star Wars Adventures # 14 – 17 & Star Wars Adventures Annual 2018

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-569-2

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Join Chewie, Poe Dameron, BB-8, and Luke Skywalker in these adventures that span the Star Warsuniverse and the saga’s entire history. These young-reader friendly stories will appeal to Jedi everywhere, Master and Padawan alike!

Chewie is all alone with a perplexing new problem that is a major pain in his hide and the iconic Wookiee will have to use all of his strength, wits, and patience to overcome this latest danger! Then, when an emergency landing separates BB-8 from Poe Dameron, the astromech droid must make friends with the natives to repair their ship and return home to the Resistance.

Plus, welcome to the Resistance! In this all-new adventure before The Force Awakens, follow the fledgling Resistance as it begins to realize the growing threat of the First Order! Based on Star Wars Resistance, an exciting new animated series on Disney Channel! And in the last story, with Leia injured, it’s up to Luke to undertake a sensitive diplomatic mission with the easily-irritated Sarkans! What should be a routine meeting soon turns into an action packed adventure with the fate of the galaxy on the line!

Collects issues #14-17 of Star Wars Adventures and the 2018 Star Wars Adventures Annual by writers John Barber, James Gilarte, Kevin Burke & Chris „Doc“ Wyatt, and John Jackson Miller with artists Mauricet, Valentina Pinto, and Jon Sommariva.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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Also in NOVEMBER 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 28

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by John Barber & Michael Moreci
art by Derek Charm & Tony Fleecs

from the starwars.com announcement:

In a series of original stories, the mighty Wookiees of Kashyyyk must defend their home against the armies of the evil First Order. Plus, R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 team-up on a top-secret spy adventure for the Resistance.

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DECEMBER 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 29

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by John Barber & Michael Moreci
art by Derek Charm & Tony Fleecs

from the starwars.com announcement:

In a series of original stories, the mighty Wookiees of Kashyyyk must defend their home against the armies of the evil First Order. Plus, R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 team-up on a top-secret spy adventure for the Resistance.

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JANUARY 7, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES OMNIBUS Vol. 1

softcover collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing
omnibus collection (344 pages)
ISBN 978-1-68405-328-5
$ 29.99

solicitation copy:

Join Luke, Leia, Rey, Finn, Phasma, BB-8, and more favorite characters in this collection of stories!

Travel to a galaxy far, far away as a rotating cast of characters (and creators!) journey through Star Wars history! Stories range from before the events of The Phantom Menace all the way up to The Last Jedi. Characters major and minor, classic and new, expand the world of Star Wars into new territory, telling larger-than-life stories that encapsulate the breadth of the galactic struggle between good and evil for a new generation of fans.

Rei faces off-world kidnappers in an early adventure on Jakku. FN-2187 turns a bad day and troublesome pest into praise from Captain Phasma. Luke and Leia undertake a high-stakes, two-part undercover mission on Tibrin with explosive results. Plus more stories with K-2SO, Cassian, Emil, CR-8R, and the fight between good and evil!

For fans of all ages and with with a mix of old and new characters, Star Wars Adventures will appeal to Jedi everywhere, Master and Padawan alike!

Collects issues #0-8, 10, 11, the 2018 Free Comic Book Day issue, and the 2018 Annual.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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FEBRUARY 18, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 8: DEFEND THE REPUBLIC!

collects Star Wars Adventures # 18 – 20

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-619-4

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Join Padmé, Yoda, Jar Jar Binks, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Anakin Skywalker in these young-reader friendly tales set during Episodes 1 – 3!

Padmé Amidala joins Jar Jar Binks on a quest to recover a legendary Gungan artifact, but this one is going to be very messy! Then, legendary General Obi-Wan Kenobi undertakes a daring operation for the Republic Army during the Clone Wars, guest-starring Captain Rex! And, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Master Yoda embark on an urgent mission, where Anakin’s rebellious nature could spell trouble for the Republic.

Collects issues #18 – 20 of the Star Wars Adventures series.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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