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”
This week brings a out latest hardcover, one brand new comic, an Insider, two reprints and a Legends collection.
First up, on Tuesday, June 11 is Alexander M. Freed’s Alphabet Squadron, first of a new post-ROTJ trilogy.
Coming Wednesday, June 12 is Vader: Dark Visions #5 and second printings of Age of Rebellion: Han Solo and Age of Rebellion: Boba Fett. In trade is Legends Epic Collection: Rebellion Vol. 3 which collects the Dark Horse-era River of Chaos miniseries and Empire #28-40, plus 1987’s Star Wars 3-D #1-3. It’s also time to keep an eye out for Star Wars Insider #190.
Our next novel will be July’s Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn. For more of what’s upcoming, see the book release schedule.
Alexander Freed’s Alphabet Squadron is out in just under weeks. The cover features Yrica Quell, “X-wing pilot and leader,” but now Del Rey has revealed the remaining members of the squadron. Check out their pics and bios in the gallery.
Alphabet Squadron is out June 11 in hardcover and eBook.
Everything is geared up towards Celebration right now – including me, which is why this post is a day later than usual. But there’s still two brand new comics and a reprint coming on Wednesday, April 10.Continue reading “Star Wars out this week: Leia, Tarkin launch Age of Rebellion”
Now that we have an actual cover for Alexander Freed’s Alphabet Squadron, it’s only natural that a full blurb follows… Check it out under the cut.Continue reading “Blurbed: More Alphabet Squadron details”
The Alexander Freed novel Alphabet Squadron is the first of a trilogy, Lucasfilm announced today, alongside a cover reveal. And it’s also getting a comic tie-in from Marvel. The TIE Fighter miniseries will be written by Jody Houser (Thrawn, Rogue One
Both are set after Return of the Jedi. The comic will feature Shadow Wing, “an elite squadron of TIE fighter pilots,” with a mission to “protect Imperial interests.”
The comic begins in April, while Alphabet Squadron is due out June 4.
On the verge of victory in what seemed an endless war, five former rebel pilots transform from hunted to hunters as they strike out against the vestiges of Empire. Set after Return of the Jedi, Alphabet Squadron follows a unique team, each flying a different class of starfighter as they struggle to end their war once and for all.
It’ll be out in hardcover, eBook and audio on June 4.
There were only a handful of Star Wars fiction reveals at NYCC this afternoon, but they’re pretty sizable ones! We get the final cover for Claudia Gray’s Master & Apprentice. The art is by Alice X. Zhang. We also have a brand-new book announcement: Alphabet Squadron, by Alexander M. Freed, will feature “Rebel pilots hunting down Imperials,” apparently set post-ROTJ. Master & Apprentice is due in April, and StarWars.com says that Alphabet Squadron is due in June.