April 2021 Comic Solicitations

January 22, 2021 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel and IDW have released their comic solicitations for April 2021. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Doctor Aphra #9
Writer: Alyssa Wong
Artist: Minkyu Jung
Cover Artists: Joshua “Sway” Swaby, Ray-Anthony Height (variant cover)

LOST TECH! CRIME SYNDICATES! ASSASSINS! DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS’ search for the NIHIL HYPERDRIVE gets deadlier as GENERAL VUKORAH and THE UNBROKEN CLAN enter the race for possession! • What powerful secrets of the HIGH REPUBLIC era could the lost technology hide? Meanwhile, JUST LUCKY and an old flame are forced to work together — and walk straight into an ambush!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 21, 2019

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back – The 40th Anniversary Covers by Chris Sprouse #1
Penciller: Chris Sprouse
Cover Artists: Chris Sprouse and Noriyoshi Ohari

You’ve never seen Empire quite like this! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of the all-time great cinematic sequels, Marvel asked enthusiastic artist Chris Sprouse (BLACK PANTHER, THORS) to retell The Empire Strikes Back in a stunning series of variant covers! Month by month, across multiple Star Wars series, the film’s unforgettable moments played out through Sprouse’s exquisite artwork. Now the whole story of the resurgent Empire targeting the Rebel Alliance’s icy base on Hoth — and every momentous event that follows — is collected in a single celebratory issue! Bounty hunters target Han Solo! Luke Skywalker seeks out Jedi Master Yoda! Feelings run high between Han and Leia! And as the battle begins for Skywalker’s soul, will his fear lead to anger, hate and the Dark Side?

Details: 56 pages, Rated T, $5.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Darth Vader #11
Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

EXEGOL UNLEASHED! As punishment for his rebellion, DARTH VADER was broken by THE EMPEROR, his limbs shattered, forbidden to use THE FORCE. But after surviving OCHI OF BESTOON, THE EYE OF WEBBISH BOGG and the horrors of THE RED NEBULA, Vader stands on the verge of uncovering the Emperor’s greatest secrets. But will the revelations on EXEGOL empower Vader — or his master? And what new doom awaits LUKE SKYWALKER as a result?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 28, 2021

Bounty Hunters #11
Writer: Ethan Sacks
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Mattia De Iulis, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant)

THE GREAT HUNT OF MALASTARE! BOSSK awakens to find himself as the hunted instead of the hunter on the forest planet of MALASTARE. But who is the mysterious figure behind the hunting party stalking the infamous TRANDOSHAN? A special solo adventure starring the most savage bounty hunter of all!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 14, 2021

The High Republic #4
Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Ario Anindito
Cover Artists: Phil Noto, Leinil Francis Yu (variant cover), Natacha Bustos (variant cover)

THE JEDI TURNED AGAINST EACH OTHER?! AVAR KRISS and her band of brave JEDI helpless in the clutches of a traitor in their midst. STARLIGHT BEACON under attack from an insidious foe. Danger from an age-old enemy. Who is really pulling the strings on the distant planet of SEDRI? Plus: The secret history of the terrifying DRENGIR revealed.

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: April 7, 2021

Star Wars Adventures #8
Writers: Sam Maggs, Danny Lore
Artists: Liana Kangas, Arianna Florean
Cover Artists: Francesco Francavilla (Cover A and B/W Variant Cover), Arianna Florean (Cover B)

The Empire has been defeated, but that doesn’t mean that the danger is over for Luke and Leia, who find themselves in a tricky situation that they have to work together to get out of! Plus, Count Dooku has sinister plans for a Clone troop!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

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NYT Bestsellers List: ‘Light of the Jedi’ & ‘A Test of Courage’

January 14, 2021 at 12:12 pm | Posted in Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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New Releases: ‘Light of the Jedi’, ‘A Test of Courage’ & ‘The Great Jedi Rescue’

January 5, 2021 at 12:06 pm | Posted in Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Three new Star Wars books out today!

Official product link for Light of the Jedi

Official product link for The Great Jedi Rescue

Official product link for A Test of Courage

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The High Republic Launch Event

January 4, 2021 at 1:22 pm | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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Star Wars Celebration 2020 Art Gallery

December 11, 2020 at 1:07 pm | Posted in Art, Celebration, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Celebration may have been cancelled his year, but they’ve decided to release the artwork. StarWars.com has revealed all the prints, and they’ll be available on December 15 at Dark Ink.

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‘Rogue Squadron’, ‘Ahsoka’ TV Show & More!

December 11, 2020 at 6:46 am | Posted in Disney, Disney+, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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The Disney investor call yesterday dropped some big reveals. Here’s the highlights.

  • Patty Jenkins will be directing Rogue Squadron.
  • Hayden Christensen will be playing Darth Vader in the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show.
  • Ahsoka is getting her own TV show which will be written by Dave Filoni.
  • New TV show called Rangers of the New Republic which will intersect with other shows.
  • Lando is going to be “an event series” on Disney+ with a story by Justin Simien.
  • Andor series production has started.
  • Leslye Headland is doing The Acolyte.
  • Ten animated short films called Star Wars: Visions.
  • A Droid Story

To check out all the details, head on over to StarWars.com.

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‘The Rising Storm’ Revealed

December 7, 2020 at 6:35 am | Posted in Books, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Del Rey has revealed a new Star Wars book by Cavan Scott that will be set during The High Republic. It’ll be out July 6, 2021.

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StarWars.com cover reveal for The Rising Storm.

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Around the Web

October 30, 2020 at 2:44 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, IDW, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Mandalorian, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good has a release date and a cover now. It’ll be out May 4, 2021.
  • On top of that, Chaos Rising is going to get a special signed limited edition with foil-stamped slipcase and a printed piece of Chiss iconography. It’ll be limited to 750 copies at $150 each. Pre-orders will launch on November 17 at 11 AM EST at Out Print. You can check out io9 for the full details and a look at the covers.
  • To coincide with the limited edition book, Out of Print will also be offering a Heir to the Empire t-shirt. Those will be selling for $30.
  • StarWars.com has a look at some of the villains of The High Republic.

Comic News

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January 2021 Star Wars Solicitations

October 23, 2020 at 10:28 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for January 2021. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

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Star Wars #10
Writer: Chalres Soule
Artist: Jan Bazaldua
Cover Artist: Carlo Pagulayan
Variant Covers: Terry Dodson, Chris Sprouse (ESB variant), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

“OPERATION STARLIGHT, PART 2 (OF 3)” – REELING FROM THE LOSS
OF ONE OF THEIR OWN, THE REBELS FINALLY SEE A PATH FORWARD! THE REBELS attempt to create a new communications code that THE EMPIRE will never be able to crack, in hopes that they might be able to safely reunite their scattered fleet and rejoin the fight. However, the code has a cost, one that LANDO CALRISSIAN is not willing to pay! Meanwhile, STARLIGHT SQUADRON, the group of elite pilots tasked with finding the scattered divisions of the fleet, heads out on its first deadly mission.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: January 6, 2021

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Around the Web

October 16, 2020 at 5:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Mandalorian, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

StarWars.com has a preview for Bounty Hunters #6.

Cavan Scott revealed some unfinished pages for Star Wars: The High Republic.

Fandom News

This Week in Star Wars…

Movie & Television News

LEGO provided a reminder that the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is still on it’s way. It’ll be out on Disney+ on November 17th.

New TV spot for The Mandalorian.

And a Twitter ad with 30 seconds of footage.

And here’s the release schedule for season two.

Toy & Collectible News

Gentle Giant showed off their Ahoka mini-bust in their NYCC reveals last weekend.

Hasbro revealed their Vintage Collection Boba Fett.

Sideshow pre-orders are up for the Dark Side Rey Lightsaber from EFX.

And Hasbro has revealed the latest stretch goal for the HasLab Razor Crest – four carbonite blocks.

Video Game News

Star Wars Squadrons released some short fiction to tie-into the game. “County to Three” by Joanna Berry is available for free right here.

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