The following news items were posted
on Star Wars Book & Comics during August 2016:
NEW RELEASE . . .
Han Solo #3 (part
3 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Marjorie Liu,
Mark Brooks et
al. Marvel (
This story occurs between Episode IV: A New Hope and Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: • As The Dragon Void race gets more intense…Han’s
rebel mission gets more deadly! • Can the Falcon
hold up to one of the most intense flights of its
career? • What’s worse for Han…failing Leia? Or
losing a race?
Between 5 and 4 years
before Episode IV: A New Hope:
The epic battle to defeat the evil Empire continues as
Ezra Bridger continues his journey to become a Jedi
under Kanan's guidance, the crew of the Ghost
bands together with a secret rebel cell and ex soldiers
from the Clone Wars to join a fledgling alliance to
restore peace and freedom to the galaxy. But the dark
side looms large as Darth Vader dispatches new
Inquisitors, setting the stage for a climactic showdown
in which terrible truths will be revealed and the lives
of our heroes will be changed forever. Contains all episodes
from the second season with additional features...more
has uncovered the new covers, by Rich Kelly, which when
joined together form one single motif, on the online publishers
NEW RELEASES . . .
Awakens #3 (part
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Chuck Wendig, Luke Ross et
al. Marvel (
This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope: • Rey and Finn escaped Jakku in the Millennium
Falcon and teamed up with Han Solo and Chewbacca! •
But they’re not in the clear yet — there be RATHTARS! •
Meanwhile, Kylo Ren meets with the mysterious Supreme
Leader Snoke! • The search for Luke Skywalker
This story occurs between 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope: • The Star Destroyer Harbinger, a massive
weapon of Imperial war. • Also the target of the
rebels’ new top-secret plan. • Join Luke Skywalker,
Han Solo and Leia Organa for the last flight of the
These stories occur before and between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope: In another tale from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi,
journey back to the Jedi’s days of exile on Tatooine.
Moisture farmer Owen Lars may have taken in young Luke,
but he refused to let Ben be part of the boy’s life.
Now, prepare to discover the reason why! And what
comes next for the Rebels after the events of Vader Down?
Find out as the adventures of Luke Skywalker and friends
continue! The Rebel crew are en route to a prison base
with a very important captive. But, unlucky for them,
they aren’t the only ones with their eyes on this prize!
Collects Star Wars #15 thru #19 and Star Wars Annual #1.
This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope: • Black Squadron’s been locked away in a Republic
prison! • But they’re not locked in there with us,
they’re locked in with…Terrex?! • Can Poe and co. get
the info they need and get free?
US RELEASE . . .
Star Wars Rebels Magazine #6
Children's Comic Book Titan Magazines (
Expect two heart-thumping comic stories in this
thrilling issue of Star Wars Rebels Magazine!
Becoming Hunted, the tables have turned on
a hunting party who are being attacked by a pack of
ferocious Gundarks. In Assessment,
an Imperial Officer arrives on Lothal to question the
Academy over recent failures. Just how far will Lothal’s
officers go to cover their tracks? All this plus
fantastic puzzles, posters, data files and an awesome
This story occurs between 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope: • Vader is lost in his inner mindscape, lost in
visions of the Force! • Is he truly more machine now
than man? • Or can he fight his way back from the
This story occurs between 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope: The natives of the planet Shu-Torun are revolting.
And there's no way the Empire will stand for that. Darth
Vader is tasked with leading a military assault against
Shu-Torun! Could it be that his rise to glory has begun?
But who will follow Vader into war? Would you? Then
again, it's better to fight alongside Vader than against
him. That's a lesson that the Ore Barons are about to
learn... Collates Darth Vader #16 thru
#19 plus Darth Vader Annual #1.
Star Wars Rebels Magazine #20
Children's Comic Book Egmont
Features exclusive short
comic story, The Gangsters of Galzez; puzzles, quizzes, pull-out
poster and free cover gift!
Legends comic story,
Routine by Tony Isabella, John Nadeau et
al. (first published in
Tales #2 by Dark Horse Comics, January 2000); plus puzzles, quizzes, pull-out
poster, and free cover gifts.
REVIEW . . .
Obi-Wan & Anakin By
Charles Soule, Marco Checchett et al.
Reviewed by Darth Kondorr, Poland
hesitantly excited to read this [...]
sentiments towards the objectively mixed bag of
pre-Clone Wars comics [...]
some great ones, some truly horrible ones [...]
this second attempt at making it right, is as a mixed
bag as what came before it [...]
art is gritty and great, seldom do the characters
look like the actors [...]
I can normally hear the actors voices when reading
their lines… here it was not so [...]
the ending had a nice twist, nothing major....read full review
US RELEASE . . .
at the Castle (World of Reading Level 1)
Children's Paperback Book Disney-Lucasfilm Press (
This level 1 early reader
retells a favorite scene from Star Wars: The Force
Awakens. Featuring beautiful full-color
illustrations, this World of Reading book is perfect for
little Star Wars fans who are ready to read on their