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Wednesday 16th May
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[] A look inside Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (New Edition)

Amazon.de have updated their listings page for DK's upcoming Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (New Edition) with some excerpts. Penned by Pablo Hidalgo with art by David West Reynolds this title will be available from early September...full story

 
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Wednesday 16th May
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[] Poe Dameron #27: The Awakening (Part 2)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Poe Dameron managed to escape the First Order – but only just! Meanwhile, the rest of Black Squadron is on their most daring mission yet.

Follow Poe Dameron’s adventures during unseen events of The Force Awakens.

 
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[] Poe Dameron: Volume 4: Legend Found
Paperback Graphic Novel by Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
The galaxy's greatest pilot flies on! General Leia Organa gave Poe Dameron an important task: locate the mysterious Lor San Tekka. And our hero may be closer than he thinks...but can he get the job done in time? Then, Black Squadron faces their next assignment. Is it mission impossible? Not for Poe's crew...and that means it's prison break time! Plus, Poe Dameron has never been one to follow the rules. So when he disobeys a direct order from General Organa and gets stranded in First Order space - with no ship and little oxygen - how will he survive?

Collates Poe Dameron #20 - #25 & Annual #1.

 
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Wednesday 9th May
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[] The Last Jedi #1 (Part 1 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Gary Whitta, Michael Walsh et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
The Resistance is outnumbered…Luke Skywalker has finally been found…and the Rebels fight against a growing evil. The First Order will stop at nothing to conquer the galaxy, and it’s up to our heroes to defend it!

Beginning a six-issue adaptation of Rian Johnson's film, includes never-before-revealed scenes.

 
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[] Darth Vader #16: Burning Seas (Part 4)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs 18 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
Vader and his Inquisitors lead an elite squad of clone troopers to flush out the Jedi traitor beneath the waters of Mon Cala…and the oceans will burn with their fury.

 
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[] Thrawn #4 (Part 4 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jody Houser, Luke Ross et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story begins approximately 12 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
Thrawn’s rise in the Imperial Empire continues at a trajectory one can only dream of. Meanwhile, Eli Vanto is still stuck in the same position as when he graduated – Thrawn’s aide. But will Thrawn’s obsession and pursuit of the mysterious crimelord “Nightswan” lead both Imperials to success in the Emperor’s eyes? Help comes from mysterious places in the Empire...more

Continuing a six-issue adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s 2017 novel of the same name which includes never-before-revealed scenes featuring the infamous master strategist.

 
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[] Star Wars Adventures #10
Comic Book by Cavan Scott, Derek Charm, Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

The second of the three-part young Solo storyline by writer Cavan Scott. The heroes are targeted by bounty hunters familiar to fans of The Empire Strikes Back — Zuckuss and 4-LOM.

Plus an exciting new Tales from Wild Space!

 
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Tuesday 8th May
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[] Flight of the Falcon - a new series for young readers debuts later this year
As announced on Star Wars.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab] ,Flight of the Falcon is a new series for young readers beginning later this year from Lucasfilm Publishing:

TAKE A RIDE ON THE MILLENNIUM FALCON IN A NEW SERIES THAT CONNECTS ALL STAR WARS ERAS FOR NEW ADVENTURES WITH LANDO, HAN, HONDO AND MORE!

She may not look like much, but the Millennium Falcon has got it where it counts. And this fall, StarWars.com can exclusively announce that kids of all ages will get the chance to climb aboard and make the jump to hyperspace with a new series of stories, “Flight of the Falcon,” from Lucasfilm Publishing...
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Tuesday 8th May
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[] Lost Stars: Volume 1
Paperback Graphic Novel by Claudia Gray, Yusaku Komiyama et al.
Yen Press ( US )

This story begins approximately 11 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
The reign of the Galactic Empire has reached the Outer Rim planet of Jelucan, where aristocratic Thane Kyrell and rural villager Ciena Ree bond over their love of flying. Enrolling at the Imperial Academy together to become fighter pilots for the glorious Empire is nothing less than a dream come true for the both of them. But Thane sours on the dream when he sees firsthand the horrific tactics the Empire uses to maintain its ironclad rule.
Bitter and disillusioned, Thane joins the fledgling Rebellion, putting Ciena in an unbearable position to choose between her loyalty to the Empire and her love for the man she’s known since childhood.
Now on opposite sides of the war, will these friends turned foes find a way to be together, or will duty tear them and the galaxy apart?

This is an English language print version of the 2017 online Japanese manga adaptation of the 2015 YA novel by Claudia Gray.

 
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Saturday 5th May
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[] Star Wars Adventures Free Comic Book Day Issue
Children's Comic Book by Cavan Scott, Derek Charm, Tom B. Long et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

The first of the three-part young Solo storyline, Hunter vs. Hunted, by writer Cavan Scott will be released as part of Free Comic Book Day. The heroes are targeted by bounty hunters familiar to fans of The Empire Strikes Back — Zuckuss and 4-LOM.

This story will be continued in Star Wars Adventures #10 and #11 and collected in graphic novella Star Wars Adventures Volume 4: Smuggler's Blues (October 2018).

 
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NEW RELEASE . . .

Thursday 3rd May
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[] Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View
Trade Paperback Novel by various
Arrow ( UK )

These stories occur prior to, during & after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Experience Star Wars: A New Hope from a whole new point of view.
On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the literary history of Star Wars...more

 
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Wednesday 2nd May
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[] Star Wars #47: Mutiny at Mon Cala (Part 4)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
The Rebellion’s fight to liberate Mon Cala continues! While Han, Luke and Leia undertake a perilous and nigh-impossible rescue, Threepio must keep up his vital mission…of hobnobbing at the opera?

 
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[] Han Solo
Hardback Graphic Novel by Marjorie M. Liu, Jason Aaron, Mark Brooks et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

These stories occur between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back:
Han Solo is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion: rescuing several informants and spies! His cover for the assignment? Only the biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy, the Dragon Void! A tournament he has dreamt of winning his entire life. With a chance of glory, can Han keep his mind on the mission? Or is failing Leia worse than losing? If that wasn't enough, there's also the small matter of finding a traitor within the Rebellion. As the Dragon Void heats up, can a certain Wookiee pal lend a hand in the mole hunt? Place your bets for the ultimate space race! Our money's on Han and the Millennium Falcon - after all, it's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs!
Plus, a face from Han's past returns...right when he and Leia don't expect it! Who is Sana, and what's her relationship to Mr. Solo?

Collects Han Solo and Showdown on the Smuggler's Moon.

 
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NEW RELEASE . . .

Tuesday 1st May
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[] Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter
Children's Book by Jason Fry
Studio Fun International ( US )

Follow the next adventure in the Star Wars saga in this first person narrative.
This book for tweens will feature a first-person account from one of the main characters of the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Format includes foldouts.

 
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