Shadow of Vader replacement series announced

The apparent replacement for the Chuck Wendig Shadow of Vader series has been announced: Vader: Dark Visions. Marvel fired Wendig in October for being “too vulgar, too political” on Twitter and canceled the book last month.

The new limited new series is written by Dennis Hopeless with art from Paolo Villanelli and Brian Level. The first issue is due in March.

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More authors join Celebration Chicago lineup

The author lineup for Celebration Chicago is growing, adding E.K. Johnston, Justina Ireland and Zoraida Córdova. They join an already impressive list which includes Timothy Zahn, Delilah Dawson, and Claudia Gray.

Gray and Johnston both have new Star Wars books coming out in the spring: Johnston’s Padme YA novel Queen’s Shadow is out March 5, while Gray’s Master and Apprentice is due April 16, just after the con, so we can likely expect a convention exclusive version.

Celebration Chicago is being held April 11-15, 2019 at McCormick Place.

Star Wars out this week: The Last Jedi in paperback, Millennium Falcon guide

One new book, one reprint and a brand new comic are coming to stores this week. Out Tuesday, November 27 is Millennium Falcon: Owners’ Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas, as well as the paperback edition of Jason Fry’s The Last Jedi novelization. Fry has been tweeting some behind-the-scenes info about writing the book.

On Wednesday, November 28, we get Darth Vader #24, the second-to-last issue of the ongoing.

Star Wars out this week: Han Solo, Destroyer Down

We’ve got two books, plus three brand new comics and three trade collections coming out Wednesday, November 7.

In stores today is the paperback edition of Leia: Princess of Alderaan and The Star Wars Archives: 1977-1983.

Debuting are new minis Han Solo: Imperial Cadet #1 and Destroyer Down #1, along with Star Wars #56.

In the trades, we have the complete Lando: Double or Nothing miniseries, Marvel’s complete The Last Jedi adaptation and Star Wars Adventures Volume 4.