Two new comics and a reprint trade are out this Wednesday, October 16. Allegiance #2 introduces us to Ackbar’s son as the Resistance heads to Mon Calamari (preview), while Return to Vader’s Castle #2 focuses on Asajj Ventress (preview). And the TIE Fighter miniseries, which connects to the Alphabet Squadron novel that came out a few months ago, is now in trade.Continue reading “Star Wars out this week: Allegiance #2”
Another next-generation character is introduced in next week’s Allegiance #2: Admiral Gial Ackbar’s son, Aftab. And signs – well, a cardboard standee – point to him being in The Rise of Skywalker as well.Continue reading “There is another… Ackbar?!?”
Things go back to normal this Wednesday, October 9 with only new comics.
The Journey to The Rise of Skywalker publishing program heads to comics with Allegiance #1. (Preview!) We also have Return to Vader’s Castle #2 (which you can preview on StarWars.com), Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Temple #3 and Target: Vader #4.Continue reading “Star Wars out this week: Journey to Rise of Skywalker comic launches”
A number of notable fiction announcements came out of today’s Lucasfilm Publishing panel at New York Comic-Con: An author you’ll probably recognize has nabbed the next novelization, Timothy Zahn is writing a new trilogy that will feature Thrawn, and Marvel is indeed relaunching their main Star Wars title to pick up after ESB.Continue reading “Who’s writing The Rise of Skywalker novelization, Zahn has a new Thrawn trilogy and more Star Wars book and comic news out of NYCC”
At StarWars.com, Justina Ireland talks about Spark of the Resistance, her YA novel that’s helping to launch the Journey to the Rise of Skywalker on Force Friday, and we get a look inside at some new Phil Noto art.
Spark of the Resistance is out in hardcover and eBook tomorrow, alongside a few other items.
I can’t believe I’m writing this post.
It is bathroom graffiti. Actual graffiti, not Imagineer-engineered and approved and applied graffiti. It is literal graffiti.
But let’s back up: A few days ago, someone on Reddit (our first sign) posted about something found written in a bathroom stall at Galaxy’s Edge….Continue reading “No, graffiti did not make Mara Jade canon”
StarWars.com has the first excerpt from November’s Resistance Reborn, the novel by Rebecca Roanhorse. The excerpt is set shortly after The Last Jedi and features Leia talking to Rey about Ben, as well as brief appearance from Poe Read it on StarWars.com.
Resistance Reborn, part of the Journey to The Rise of Skywalker series, will be out in hardcover and eBook on November 5.
It’s the week of Force Friday, which means that in addition to the usual Tuesday (five books!) and Wednesday (three comics!) releases, we also have two novels coming later than usual.
Our headliners, out Friday, October 4, are our first Journey to The Rise of Skywalker titles: Justina Ireland’s Spark of the Resistance and Cavan Scott and Elsa Charretier’s Choose Your Destiny: A Finn & Poe Adventure, plus all the usual sticker books and the like. And toys. So many toys, not just for TROS, but The Mandalorian as well.
But first up on, Tuesday, October 1, is the hardcover script of Cavan Scott’s Dooku: Jedi Lost, the audio drama that originally came out back in April. Then there’s illustrated storybook The Skywalker Saga by Delilah S. Dawson and Brian Rood. And it’s also time to nab Christian Blauvelt’s Be More Leia and Be More Lando and the charming Creatures Big & Small from Caitlin Kennedy, Calliope Glass and Katie Cook.
And that’s pretty much out book allotment for the month of October, but expect more comics, particularly the rest of Return to Vader’s Castle. This also gives us plenty of time to finish up Spark, since Del Rey’s JTROS offering, Resistance Reborn by Rebecca Roanhorse, isn’t coming until November 5.
Rebecca Roanhorse’s Resistance Reborn isn’t coming out next week – at least for most of us – but when it does, fans who get it from Barnes & Noble will also get these double-sided bookmarks.
The book is Del Rey’s entry in the Journey to the Rise of Skywalker series, and is out on November 5 – but Del Rey is going to New York Comic Con next week (October 3-6), which will have a whole panel on Journey. There’s no con edition or early release for this round, but Roanhorse will be signing posters.
Del Rey lists three Star Wars centric panels – an audiobook one on Thursday, Lucasfilm Publishing on Friday, and the Journey panel, “Join the Resistance!” on Saturday, immediately followed by a Roanhorse signing. Other Star Wars authors signing include Delilah S. Dawson, Cavan Scott and Christian Blauvelt, and all the relevant details are in this PDF.
If you’re not attending NYCC, don’t worry – there are Journey novels coming out on Force Friday, but we’ll get to that in a day or so. (Or you can just check out the schedule, which is jam-packed.)
Four brand new comics are coming to the physical and digital shelves on Wednesday, September 25. From Marvel, we have Age of Resistance: Kylo Ren (previewed here,) Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Temple #2 and Target Vader #3. And from IDW, more sequel trilogy with a Rey and Luke story in Star Wars Adventures #26 (previewed here).Continue reading “Star Wars out this week: Kylo, Rey”