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

February 20, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 18

comic (USA)

February 27, 2019

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (worldwide first edition)

Der Offizielle Comic zum film

comic (Germany)

March 5, 2019

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

March 12, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 5: MECHANICAL MAYHEM

softcover collection (USA)

March 20, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 19

comic (USA)

STAR WARS ADVENTURES TREASURY EDITION # 1 (of 3)

PREQUEL TRILOGY

comic collection (USA)

March 26, 2019

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

March 27, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

one-shot special (USA)

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: TALES FROM VADER’S CASTLE

boxed set collection (USA)

also in March 2019?

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 20

comic (USA)

April 17, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 21

comic (USA)

April 30, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: TALES FROM VADER’S CASTLE

softcover collection (USA)

May 4, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: DROID HUNTERS

Free Comic Book Day 2019

comic (USA)

May 8, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 22

comic (USA)

May 15, 2019

STAR WARS: RESISTANCE ANIMATION MAGAZIN # 1

magazine (Germany)

May 21, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS VOL. 2

softcover (USA)

May 22, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES ANNUAL 2019

comic (USA)

June 11, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: DESTROYER DOWN

softcover collection (USA)

July 23, 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)

September 24, 2019

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest 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)

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OUTNOWCOMICS

FEBRUARY 20, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 18

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

 

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

RAIDERS OF THE LOST GUNDARK
written by Delilah S. Dawson
art by Derek Charm
letterer: Tom B. Long

FLIGHT OF THE FALCON Part 5: GRAND THEFT FALCON
written by Michael Moreci
art by Arianna Florean
colors by Adele Matera
letterer: Tom B. Long

solicitation copy:

Padmé Amidala joins Jar Jar Binks on a quest to recover a legendary Gungan artifact. Uh oh! This one is going to be very messy!

Plus, Gannis Ducain details his time with the Millennium Falcon!

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

preview:

       

collection links for the Flight of the Falcon back-up story (July 23, 2019):

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 6: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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cover B by Arianna Florean

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retail incentive cover by Valentina Pinto

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

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UPCOMINGCOMICS

FEBRUARY 27, 2019 

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (worldwide first edition)

Der Offizielle Comic zum film

comic (Germany)

 

publisher info:

Panini Comics

comic (80 pages)

ISBN 978-3-7416-1224-4

€ 12.00

credits:

written by Alessandro Ferrari

art by Roberto Santillo

solicitation copy:

Der junge Han ist auf den Straßen Corellias aufgewachsen und träumt davon, ein großer Pilot zu werden – und seine Heimatwelt zu verlassen. Doch das ist gar nicht so einfach!

Als Han es endlich schafft, beginnt für ihn eine Reise, die alles verändert. Aber es lohnt sich: Am Ende werden er und sein zukünftiger Kopilot Chewbacca die berühmtesten Schmuggler der Galaxis sein.

preview:

       

link:

Germany: amazon

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MARCH 5, 2019

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

 

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest graphic novel (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-408-4

$ 9.99

credits:

written by Alessandro Ferrari

art by Matteo Piana

solicitation copy:

In the newest Star Wars graphic novel adaptation, our heroes face new dangers, shocking secrets, temptation, and betrayal in an episode that defines the series.

Faithfully bringing events from the film to the comics page, read along as Luke Skywalker confronts the legacy of the Jedi; Han, Leia, and Chewie struggle to evade the Empire, encountering danger at every turn; and Vader pursues the Rebellion with greater determination than ever before. Plus, emerges from the shadows a certain 900-year-old Jedi Master does.

Like the other Star Wars Graphic Novel Adaptations, The Empire Strikes Back 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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MARCH 12, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 5: MECHANICAL MAYHEM

collects Star Wars Adventures # 9, 12 & 13

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-422-0

$ 9.99

credits:
written by John Barber & Nickolas Birkenshire
art by Chad Thomas & Nickolas Birkenshire

cover by Elsa Charretier & Nick Filardi

solicitation copy:

These ARE the droids you’re looking for! Your favorite disfunctional droid team, R2-D2 and C-3PO, bumbles through the Star Wars universe in these kid-friendly tales.

First, R2-D2 tries to stop an Imperial spy from revealing a Rebel secret. But will C-3PO help, or just get in the way? Then, in a story from the Clone Wars, Anakin and Padmé are desperate to get away from the endless fights, both on the battlefield, and the floor of the Senate. But when there vacation goes haywire, will Artoo and Threepio be able to set things right?

Continuing the family-friendly stories Star Wars Adventures is known for, Volume 5 collects issues #9, 12, and 13.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MARCH 20, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 19

cover A by Alain Mauricet

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott & Nickolas Brokenshire
art by Alain Mauricet & Nickolas Brokenshire

cover by Alain Mauricet

solicitation copy:

Legendary General Obi-Wan Kenobi undertakes a daring mission for the Republic Army during the Clone Wars! Guest-starring Captain Rex! The second of three issues set during the prequel films!

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cover B by Nickolas Brokenshire

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retail incentive cover by Valentina Pinto

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

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STAR WARS ADVENTURES TREASURY EDITION # 1 (of 3)

PREQUEL TRILOGY

comic collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (64 pages)

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Revisit your favorite Star Wars Adventures stories in a giant-sized format fit for a Wookiee! Join Anakin Skywalker, Padmé Amidala, and Obi-Wan Kenobi on their exploits during the Prequel Trilogy!

The first of three treasury editions, one celebrating each Star Wars trilogy!

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MARCH 26, 2019 

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Graphic Novel Adaptation

junior digest comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest graphic novel (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-391-9

$ 9.99

credits:

written by Alessandro Ferrari

art by Roberto Santillo

solicitation copy:

The official all-ages adaptation of SOLO: A Star Wars Story!

There aren’t many ways someone like Han, a young scrumrat raised in the streets of Corellia, can leave his planet and become a great pilot, and none of them are easy. But when Han finally makes it, it sets up a life-changing journey that will turn him, and his future co-pilot Chewbacca, into the most famous smugglers in the galaxy.

Capturing the galaxy-spanning action of Solo, experience the movie as a beautiful graphic novel combining the epic wonder of Star Wars with streamlined, young-reader friendly designs. This all-ages graphic novel is a must-read for longtime fans and a great introduction for young newcomers!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MARCH 27, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

one-shot special (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (36 pages)

$ 4.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Arianna Florean

cover by Arianna Florean

solicitation copy:

The Flight of the Falcon ends here! We’ve followed Bazine Netal’s quest for the legendary starship the Millennium Falcon, but here’s one final tale yet to be told, featuring famous pirate captain, Hondo Ohnaka!

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

from Star Wars Adventures # 14:

[The Flight of the Falcon back-up comics] will continue through issue # 18, concluding with a special one-shot on January.

collection links (July 23, 2019):

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 6: FLIGHT OF THE FALCON

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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retail incentive cover by Valentina Pinto

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

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STAR WARS ADVENTURES: TALES FROM VADER’S CASTLE

collects Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle # 1 – 5

boxed set collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

boxed set (160 pages)

$ 29.99

credits:
written by Cavan Scott

solicitation copy:

Collecting all five issues of the popular event series! If you missed „Vader’s Castle“ before, here’s your chance to read all the spooky tales from a galaxy far, far away… This set features the original covers by award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla without logos, plus a very special sketch variant of #1-perfect for conventions or in-store signings!

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Also in MARCH 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 20

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott
art by Derek Charm

cover by Derek Charm

solicitation copy:

During the Clone Wars, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Master Yoda undertake an urgent mission, where Anakin’s rebellious nature could spell trouble for the Republic.

Bullet points:
● The final issue of three set during the prequel films!
● The Original Trilogy gets the spotlight starting next issue!

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cover B [artist to be announced]

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retail incentive cover by Valentina Pinto

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

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APRIL 17, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 21

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Cavan Scott
art by Derek Charm

cover by Derek Charm

solicitation copy:

The Original Trilogy gets the spotlight starting this issue! Not ones to rest on their laurels, Han and Luke embark on a mission to secure equipment for the fledgling rebellion in this exciting tale set just after A New Hope!

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

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cover B by Nicoletta Baldari

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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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APRIL 30, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: TALES FROM VADER’S CASTLE

collects Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle # 1 – 5

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (120 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-407-7

$ 12.99

credits:
written by Cavan Scott
art by  Derek Charm

solicitation copy:

How do a band of Rebels distract themselves when sneaking into the creepiest place in the galaxy? Tell scary stories of course!

Follow Lina Graf, Crater, and friends as they sneak-and fight-their way into the terrifying castle of Darth Vader! Along the way, they’ll trade spooky stories featuring the most terrifying villains and creatures in the universe!

Bullet points:

  • Advance solicited for May release!

  • Your favorite characters like Obi-Wan, Han and Chewie, Hera Syndulla, and the Ewoks face classic creeps like ghosts, monsters, witches and more… all with a singular Star Wars twist!

  • “Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle brings horror to a galaxy far, far away… it’s like Goosebumps in space!”—Horror Talk

  • “Who would have thought that Kelley Jones would illustrate a book intended for younger readers? And he didn’t need to hold anything back?”—SciFi Pulse

  • “With colorful, energetic art and clever writing, this is the perfect Halloween gift for the little Star Wars fan in your life.”—Comicsverse

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MAY 4, 2019

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: DROID HUNTERS

Free Comic Book Day 2019

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic

free

credits:
DROID HUNTERS

written by Cavan Scott
art by  Derek Charm

cover by  Derek Charm

solicitation copy:

The stars have aligned: This year, Free Comic Book Day coincides with Star Wars Day! Han and Chewie race against pirates in a search for one of three identical droids that contain the location of a legendary treasure. But what our favorite smugglers don’t know is the other two droids are booby trapped! Trickery and double-crosses abound in this original story set before A New Hope! May the Fourth be with you!

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MAY 8, 2019 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 22

cover A by Elsa Charretier

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Elsa Charretier & Pierrick Colinet
art by Elsa Charretier

cover by Elsa Charretier

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!

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cover B [artist to be announced]

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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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MAY 15, 2019 

STAR WARS: RESISTANCE ANIMATION MAGAZINE # 1

features an original Star Wars: Resistance comic

magazine (Germany)

publisher info:

Panini Verlags GmbH

magazine (36 pages)

€ 4.50

solicitation copy:

Star Wars Resistance ist die brandneue animierte Boys-Action-TV-Serie von Disney/Lucasfilm, die ab Frühjahr 2019 im TV ausgestrahlt wird. Das dazugehörige Comic-Magazin für die jungen Star Wars-Fans beinhaltet Comics, Rätsel, Poster und ein tolles Star Wars-Extra.

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MAY 21, 2019 

STAR WARS: LOST STARS Vol. 2

collection (USA)

publisher info:

story by Calduai Gray
adapted by Yūsaku Komiyama
art by Yūsaku Komiyama
Yen Press
softcover (192 pages)
ISBN 978-1-97532-754-5
$ 13.99

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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MAY 22, 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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JUNE 11, 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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JULY 23, 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 1440 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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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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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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