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.
StarWars.com has formally introduced Babu Frik , the alien we saw briefly during the Force Friday preview livestream. The “tiny Anzellan droidsmith” works “among the Spice Runners of Kijimi and can reprogram or modify virtually any droid — regardless of the security measures protecting its systems.”
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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.
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).
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Three brand-new comics, the latest Insider and a Legends reprint are coming to the shelves Wednesday, September 18. It’s an Age of Resistance twofer with both Rey and Rose (previewed last week) dropping, plus Doctor Aphra #36.
There’s also a Legends reprint, Menace Revealed Vol. 2 and Star Wars Insider #192, which can’t even be spared an actual Rise of Skywalker still for the cover.
Age of Resistance: Supreme Leader Snoke dropped today, but next Wednesday will bring us two issues of the sequel-era comic: Rey and Rose Tico. StarWars.com has the previews now.
The last leg of Marvel’s Age of series, the Age of Resistance, has revealed new details about the final issues, coming in September, which will focus on Rose, Snoke, Rey and Kylo. Head into the gallery to see the blurbs.
The series will launch with a Finn issue. Poe Dameron, Captain Phasma and General Hux will also have their own issues, with stories about Admiral Holdo, Max Kanata and BB-8 in the Special.
Per usual, the Vanity Fair story on the upcoming Star Wars film – The Rise of Skywalker, the final episode of “the Skywalker saga,” the grand finale of all three trilogies, etc. – was chock full of information. Granted, most of it’s peicemeal, but that’s where we tiny fan blogs live, isn’t it? Let’s dig in.
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