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UK RELEASES . . .

Thursday 30th June
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[] Star Wars Insider #166
Magazine
Titan Magazines ( [UK] )

Two heroes take center stage in this issue of Star Wars Insider: supercool Resistance pilot Poe Dameron and the legendary arm tearing, mouse droid-scaring Wookiee, Chewbacca! Plus a look at Marvel Comics' all-new Star Wars: Poe Dameron comic book with interviews with the artist and writers behind the epic new tale. And Chewbacca will be making his presence felt with a look at his 50 greatest moments from the movies, the comic books, novels, and beyond.
All this plus a new short story about the life of a stormtrooper: TK-146275 by Sylvain Neuvel!

 
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[] Adventures in Wild Space #3: The Steal
Children's Book by Cavan Scott
Egmont ( [UK] )

When their parents are captured by the evil Galactic Empire, brother and sister Milo and Lina Graf must set out on an epic quest to free them. Menaced by Imperial agents, bounty hunters, and gangsters, they will have to travel across the galaxy uncovering clues to rescue their parents and aid the Rebellion in the fight against the Empire…
Milo and Lina arrive on the planet Lothal, source of a mysterious transmission promising help against the Empire. With a bounty hunter on their tail, and a ruthless crime boss to contend with, can they pull off a daring heist?

 
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[] Adventures in Wild Space #4: The Dark
Children's Book by Tom Huddleston
Egmont ( [UK] )

When their parents are captured by the evil Galactic Empire, brother and sister Milo and Lina Graf must set out on an epic quest to free them. Menaced by Imperial agents, bounty hunters, and gangsters, they will have to travel across the galaxy uncovering clues to rescue their parents and aid the Rebellion in the fight against the Empire…
Milo and Lina find themselves adrift in a starship that is spiralling towards disaster. A dangerous criminal is on the loose, the Empire is closing in – and something even deadlier awaits them in the darkness...

 
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COMIC RELEASE . . .

Wednesday 29th June
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[] Darth Vader #22: End of Games #3 (part 3 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
• Vader takes on Cylo and his cybernetic operatives.
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Executor moves closer to completion in time for its launch.
• Meanwhile — the murderbots take on their “master”.

 
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UK RELEASE . . .

Wednesday 29th June
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[] Star Wars Rebels Magazine #19
Children's Comic Book
Egmont ( [UK] )

Features exclusive short comic story, Escaping the Scrap Pile; puzzles, quizzes, pull-out poster and free cover gift!

 
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NEW RELEASES . . .

Tuesday 28th June
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[] Battlefront: Twilight Company
Trade Paperback Novel by Alexander Freed
Del Rey ( [US] )

This story occurs approximately 3 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
The Galactic Empire endures. Despite the destruction of its terrifying Death Star by the Rebel Alliance, its oppression spreads undiminished across the stars. Under the direction of the Emperor and Darth Vader, an army of highly trained, single-minded stormtroopers quashes dissent and destroys resistance. But on worlds like Sullust, Coyerti, Haidoral Prime and untold others, Rebel forces fight in the trenches, determined to maintain hope against the unrelenting Imperial war machine...

Paperback edition includes short story Inbrief by Janine K. Spendlove.

 
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[] IncrediBuilds: R2-D2 Deluxe Book and Model Set
Hardback Activity & Reference Book by Michel Kogge
Insight Editions ( [US] )

Everyone's favorite unflappable astromech, R2-D2, takes center stage in this exciting Star Wars book and wood model set. The full-color, hardcover book is packed with information on R2—from his basic capabilities to his most heroic intergalactic adventures—and filled with amazing imagery from the Star Wars films. The wooden model is easy to assemble and snaps together to form a dynamic, displayable 3D version of R2-D2 that fans will love.
Completed model stands approx 2.56" x 2.56" x 3.9" with step-by-step instructions; plus coloring and crafting ideas and a R2-D2 guidebook, An Inside Look At The Ultimate Astromech Droid.

 
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[] IncrediBuilds: TIE Fighter Deluxe Book and Model Set
Hardback Activity & Reference Book by Michel Kogge
Insight Editions ( [US] )

This exciting Star Wars book and wooden model bring to life one of the Galactic Empire’s deadliest weapons: the TIE Fighter. The full-color, hardcover book includes everything you need to know about the TIE Fighter, from basic flight and weapons capabilities to pilot training, notable battles, and the wide variety of TIE Fighter models, such as the TIE Interceptor and TIE Bomber. The wooden model is easy to assemble and snaps together to form a dynamic, displayable 3D version of this fan-favorite Star Wars spacecraft.
Completed model stands approx 3.3" x 3.34" x 4.5" with step-by-step instructions; plus coloring and crafting ideas and a TIE Fighter guidebook, Inside the Empire's Winged Menace.

 
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NEWS . . .

Thursday 23rd June
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[] A look inside IncrediBuilds' Deluxe R2-D2 & TIE Fighter book & model sets

Adding to their IncrediBuilds range of do-it-yourself, customizable, freestanding model kits publisher Insight Editions are releasing their first Star Wars kits next week: R2-D2 and the iconic TIE Fighter. Each kit requires no glue or tools and are made of Earth-friendly, FSC-certified wood, and include step-by-step instructions with colouring and crafting ideas. Included is a 32-page guidebook written by Michael Kogge. Here's a peek inside these exceptional model kits...full story

 
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NEW RELEASES . . .

Wednesday 22nd June
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[] Epic Collection: The Rebellion: Volume 1 (Star Wars Legends)
Graphic Novel by Darko Macan, Randy Stradley, John Wagner & Brian Wood et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] [import])

These stories occur shortly after the Battle of Yavin:
When Death Star falls, what will happen next for the galaxy? Stinging from defeat, Darth Vader is consumed with tracking down the Force-strong young pilot who destroyed his battle station. What would it mean for the Empire if Vader and the evil Emperor Palpatine discover Luke Skywalker’s identity? With the Rebellion emboldened, Princess Leia leads a stealth squadron, Han Solo and Chewbacca face off against the bounty hunter Boba Fett, and Luke and Wedge Antilles infiltrate an Imperial Destroyer.

Collecting the following Legends comic stories: Sacrifice, The Savage Heart, To the Last Man, Vader’s Quest, In the Shadow of Yavin, and From the Ruins of Alderaan.

 
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[] The Force Awakens #1 (part 1 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Chuck Wendig, Luke Ross et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
• First issue of 6 issue mini-series retelling Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

 
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NEWS . . .

Tuesday 21st June
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[] Coming soon: Vader's and Leia's backstories

Coming later this year from Scholastic Books are two titles that promise to unveil the true backstories of two of Star Wars most iconic characters: Darth Vader and Princess Leia. Resplendent with illustrations throughout Star Wars: Darth Vader - Sith Lord and Star Wars: Princess Leia - Royal Rebel are scheduled for release in August from Scholastic Books with a RRP of $5.99 each...full story

 
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COMIC RELEASES . . .

Wednesday 15th June
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[] Han Solo #1 (part 1 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Marjorie Liu, Mark Brooks et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between Episode IV: A New Hope and Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back:
Han Solo is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion — rescuing a number of informants and spies. His cover for the assignment? Only the biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy! You know — the race Han has dreamt of winning his entire life...

 
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[] Star Wars #20: From the Journals of "Old Ben" Kenobi
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jason Aaron, Mike Mayhew et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs prior to Episode IV: A New Hope:
• Another dive into the journal of Obi-Wan Kenobi!
• Jabba has hired bounty hunter Black Krrsantan to find out who’s been thwarting his men!
• The old hermit of the dune wastes might know something about that.

 
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US RELEASES . . .

Tuesday 14th June
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[] Star Wars Insider #166
Magazine
Titan Magazines ( [US] )

Two heroes take center stage in this issue of Star Wars Insider: supercool Resistance pilot Poe Dameron and the legendary arm tearing, mouse droid-scaring Wookiee, Chewbacca! Plus a look at Marvel Comics' all-new Star Wars: Poe Dameron comic book with interviews with the artist and writers behind the epic new tale. And Chewbacca will be making his presence felt with a look at his 50 greatest moments from the movies, the comic books, novels, and beyond.
All this plus a new short story about the life of a stormtrooper: TK-146275 by Sylvain Neuvel!

 
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[] Finn and Poe Team Up! (World of Reading Level 1)
Children's Story Book
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

Level 1 early reader retelling scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens with all-new illustrations.

This Level 1 early reader retells favorite scenes from the film. Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations, this World of Reading book is perfect for little Star Wars fans who are ready to read on their own.

 
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