Comics (non-Marvel)

Next to Marvel, other publishers (worldwide) are also creating original Star Wars comics. If you 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!

__________________________________________________________

shortlist comics

January 22, 2020

GUGN-HO # 2

comic featuring a spoof Star Wars cover (USA)

January 28, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES OMNIBUS Vol. 1

softcover collection (USA)

January 29, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 30

comic (USA)

February 18, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 8: DEFEND THE REPUBLIC!

softcover collection (USA)

February 19, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 31

comic (USA)

March 11, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 32

comic (USA)

April 1, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 1 (of 5)

comic (USA)

April 7, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE

softcover collection (USA)

April 8, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 2 (of 5)

comic (USA)

April 15, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 3 (of 5)

comic (USA)

April 22, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 4 (of 5)

comic (USA)

April 29, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 5 (of 5)

comic (USA)

June 16, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 9: FIGHT THE EMPIRE!

softcover collection (USA)

August 11, 2020

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Graphic Novel Adaptation

softcover (USA)

September 22, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 10: DRIVING FORCE

softcover collection (USA)

October 6, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: VADER’S CASTLE

hardcover collection (USA)

_________________________________________________________________

OUTNOWCOMICS

JANUARY 22, 2020 

GUNG-HO # 2

variant Star Wars-spoof cover by Dike Ruan

comic (USA)

publisher info:

Ablaze Comics
comic (32 pages)
$ 3.99

credits:

written by Benjamin Von Eckartsberg
art by Thomas von Kummant
variant cover by Dike Ruan

solicitation copy:

Orphaned brothers Zach and Archer are now a part of Fort Apache, and are expected to pull their weight around the community. But Archer in particular has some other ideas… So do the other established residents of the colony, making life hard on the newcomers. The boys will have to prove themselves, and show some of the skills they’ve picked up along the way in this harsh, unforgiving new world.

_________________________________________________________________

UPCOMINGCOMICS

JANUARY 28, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES OMNIBUS Vol. 1

softcover collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing
omnibus collection (304 pages)
ISBN 978-1-68405-328-5
$ 29.99

solicitation copy:

Travel to a galaxy far, far away as a rotating cast of characters (and creators!) journey through Star Wars history! 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.

For fans of all ages 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.

initial 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

_________________________________________________________________

JANUARY 29, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 30

cover A by Arianna Florean

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci & Cavan Scott
art by Arianna Florean & David M. Buisán

solicitation copy:

Learn more about the heroes and villains of The Rise of Skywalker! In this issue, the spotlight falls on Supreme Leader Kylo Ren and his unstoppable First Order army!

Bullet points:
● Includes a special installment of Tales from Wild Space, where the crew of the Star Herald swing into action themselves!

____________________

cover B by David M. Buisán

___________________

retail incentive cover by Derek Charm

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

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

_________________________________________________________________

FEBRUARY 19, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 31

cover A by Arianna Florean

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci & Cavan Scott
art by Arianna Florean & David M. Buisán

solicitation copy:

Explore the galaxy in light of events depicted in The Rise of Skywalker! In this issue, the spotlight falls on Rey!

Bullet points:
● Includes a special installment of Tales from Wild Space, where the crew of the Star Herald swing into action themselves!

____________________

cover B by David M. Buisán

___________________

retail incentive cover by Derek Charm

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

MARCH 11, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES # 32

cover A by Arianna Florean

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci & Cavan Scott
art by Arianna Florean & David M. Buisán

solicitation copy:

Learn more about the heroes and villains of The Rise of Skywalker! In this issue, the spotlight falls on Finn!

Bullet points:
● Includes a special installment of Tales from Wild Space, where the crew of the Star Herald swing into action themselves!

____________________

cover B by David M. Buisán

___________________

retail incentive cover by Derek Charm

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 1, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 1 (of 5)

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Arianna Florean

from the announcement:

The series will be a five-issue anthology similar to IDW’s Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.

____________________

cover B by Arianna Florean

___________________

retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 7, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: RETURN TO VADER’S CASTLE

collects Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle # 1 – 5

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (120 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-667-5

$ 14.99

solicitation copy:

Return to Vader’s Castle for a spooky spin on your favorite villains from a galaxy far, far away…

This exciting graphic novel explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Jabba the Hutt, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asajj Ventress–all under the shadow of Darth Vader!

Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott, with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Nicoletta Baldari, Nick Brokenshire, Francesco Francavilla, Kelley Jones, Megan Levens, and Charles Paul Wilson III!

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 8, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 2 (of 5)

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Megan Levens

from the announcement:

The series will be a five-issue anthology similar to IDW’s Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.

____________________

cover B by Megan Levens

___________________

retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 15, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 3 (of 5)

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Valentina Pinto

from the announcement:

The series will be a five-issue anthology similar to IDW’s Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.

____________________

cover B by Valentina Pinto

___________________

retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 22, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 4 (of 5)

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Davide Tinto

from the announcement:

The series will be a five-issue anthology similar to IDW’s Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.

____________________

cover B by Davide Tinto

___________________

retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

APRIL 29, 2020 

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS – BATTLE TALES # 5 (of 5)

cover A by Derek Charm

comic (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

comic (32 pages)

$ 3.99

credits:

written by Michael Moreci
art by Philip Murphy

from the announcement:

The series will be a five-issue anthology similar to IDW’s Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.

____________________

cover B by Philip Murphy

___________________

retail incentive cover by Michael Avon Oeming

Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover!

_________________________________________________________________

JUNE 16, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 9: FIGHT THE EMPIRE!

collects Star Wars Adventures # 21 – 23

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-674-3

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Join Han, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, and Chewbacca in these middle-grade friendly adventures that take place during the original trilogy!

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

Collects issues # 21 – 23 of the Star Wars Adventures series.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

_________________________________________________________________

AUGUST 11, 2020

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

Graphic Novel Adaptation

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Alessandro Ferrari

IDW Publishing

softcover (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-686-6

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

The Rise of Skywalker is the newest Star Wars film to receive a graphic novel adaptation!

Faithfully bringing events from the film to the comics page, read along in The Rise of Skywalker as Poe faces the challenges of leadership, Finn and Rose make impossible decisions for the greater good, and Rey finally confronts her destiny. The true threat to the galaxy is revealed as the third Star Wars trilogy reaches its epic conclusion!

Will Rey join Kylo Ren to lead the First Order? Can Poe, Rose, and Finn inspire a new generation of rebels to combat this grave threat? With Snoke destroyed, can anything keep Kylo’s rage in check?

Capturing the galaxy-spanning action of The Rise of Skywalker, experience Episode IX 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

_________________________________________________________________

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES Vol. 10: DRIVING FORCE

collects Star Wars Adventures # 24 – 26

digest collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

digest (80 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-715-3

$ 9.99

solicitation copy:

Join Princess Leia, Poe Dameron, BB-8, Rey, and more in these middle-grade graphic novel adventures!

First, with hotshot Resistance pilot Poe Dameron captured by pirates, it’s up to BB-8—and Rapier Squadron—to save the day! Then, 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. And finally, witness one of the many lessons Rey learned from Luke Skywalker during her time on Ahch-To.

Collects issues # 24 – 26 of the Star Wars Adventures series.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

_________________________________________________________________

OCTOBER 6, 2020

STAR WARS ADVENTURES: VADER’S CASTLE

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

hardcover collection (USA)

publisher info:

IDW Publishing

hardcover collection (232 pages)

ISBN 978-1-68405-757-3

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Why would anyone break IN to the dreaded stronghold of Darth Vader? Find out in this spooky graphic novel perfect for middle-grade readers!

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! 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 signature Star Wars twist!

But the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe hold even more terrifying tales: more stories feature a wretched hive of scum and villainy including the likes of Darth Maul, Jabba the Hutt, Grand Moff Tarkin, and Asajj Ventress–all under the shadow of Vader himself!

By writer Cavan Scott with artists Derek Charm, Chris Fenoglio, Kelley Jones, Corin Howell, Robert Hack, Charles Paul Wilson III, Nicoleta Baldari, Nick Brokenshire, Francesco Francavilla, and Megan Levens.

Collects the two five-issue series, Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle and Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

_________________________________________________________________

More Coming Soon