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NEW RELEASES . . .

Thursday 21st August
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[Available now...] The Star Wars
Paperback & Hardback Graphic Novel by J. W. Rinzler, Mike Mayhew, Nick Runge et al.
Titan Books ( [UK] )

Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars! This is the official adaptation of George Lucas’s rough-draft screenplay for what would become Star Wars. With familiar characters and places, but not all is the same in this long-ago and faraway galaxy. Still, prepare for high adventure and lazersword duels, Jedi Knights, Princess Leia, Han Solo and a battle to defeat the evil Empire!
Paperback collates issues #1 thru #8; hardback collates issues #1 thru #8 plus issue #0.

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[Star Wars Comic #9] Star Wars Comic #9
Children's Comic Book
Titan Comics ( [UK] )

Featuring original comic tale, Temple of Phantoms, plus guides to Attack of the Clones and Imperial all-terrain vehicles, pull-out double-sided poster, puzzles, quizzes, competitions and free cover gift: Yoda ears!

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Wednesday 20th August
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Solicitation blurb for Ventress/Vos novel
Publishers catalog Edelweiss[External site - opens in a new window/tab] has revealed the solicitation blurb for this novel as well as its expected US release date:

When the Jedi decide to target Count Dooku—Darth Tyranus—himself, they turn to his ex-apprentice, Asajj Ventress, for help in getting close to the slippery Sith Lord. But when unexpected sparks fly between Ventress and Quinlan Vos, the unorthodox Jedi sent to work with her, the mission becomes a web of betrayal, alliances, secrets, and dark plotting that might just be the undoing of both Jedi and Sith—and everything in between!...read full story
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Wednesday 20th August
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[ Available now... ] Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #4 (part 4 of 4)
Comic Book and e-Comic Book by Jeremy Barlow, Juan Frigeri, Mauro Vargas, Wes Dzioba et al.
Dark Horse Comics ( [US] & [UK] [import])

Approximately 20 years before A New Hope:
Count Dooku is possessed by the spirit of Mother Talzin! Darth Maul’s Shadow Collective is shattered! The Separatists attack! And Darth Sidious himself enters the fight!...more
Final issue!

[This story occurs during Rise of the Empire era.]
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Wednesday 20th August
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[Dark Horse Digital] Digital e-comic releases this week
Dark Horse Comics has added the following Star Wars digital comic titles to their Dark Horse Digital[External site - opens in a new window/tab] e-comic store this week:

Dark Horse Digital[External site - opens in a new window/tab] purchases can currently be viewed on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, an Android enabled tablet or smartphone or any modern web browser.

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Tuesday 19th August
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[Marvel Comics] Marvel's Star Wars Editor interviewed
Man Cave Daily[External site - opens in a new window/tab] have interviewed Marvel Comics' Star Wars Editor Jordan D. White (@CrackSh0t) in which they discuss Marvel's approach to the new Story Group canon that their new comics will be part of.
Jordan also teases in the interview that Marvel have major plans for their Star Wars titles: "there IS a big thing we have not announced yet that will be revealing stuff in comics first. It’s a big part of a character’s backstory that is important to them but that has not been shown before. We’re going to have the chance to reveal it in comics first. I can’t say what or where yet…but I will eventually."...read full interview[External site - opens in a new window/tab]
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Tuesday 19th August
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A look inside Dark Times: The Path to Nowhere Gallery Edition
Publishers catalog Edelweiss has updated their listings for Dark Horse Comics' last Star Wars release, Dark Times: The Path to Nowhere Gallery Edition, with some preview pages. Although a re-release of an already published story, this Gallery Edition is a special collectors edition as it contains artist Doug Wheatley's pencil interpretations of the original script by Randy Stradley. Thus "allowing readers to see where [Doug] chose to stick to the script, or revise the art to better suit the story". Even in these preview pages you can see the skill involved in how the artist must interpret the writer's script, including any action and/or important dialogue, into just a few panels while still maintaining a cohesive story between panels.This is a fascinating insight into comic book production for any fan...read full story
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Tuesday 19th August
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[Available now...] The Bounty Hunter Code
Hardback Reference Book by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham, Jason Fry
Chronicle Books ( [US] )

Legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett bound together two volumes of great personal significance: an edition of The Bounty Hunter's Guild Handbook, and a recruiting booklet issued by Death Watch, a secretive splinter group of Mandalorians. Together, these volumes make up The Bounty Hunter Code, detailing the skills needed to make a living beyond galactic law as well as the little-known history, philosophy, and gear of Death Watch. With notes from the books' former owners, this collection serves as a crucial guide to the bounty hunter's essential tools and techniques.

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Monday 18th August
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[Available now...] Star Wars in 100 Scenes
Hardback Children's Book by Jason Fry
DK Publishing ( [US] )

Join Luke Skywalker as he battles with the dark side, watch as Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader and fly through space with the Star Wars ships. Relive the most dramatic and iconic moments of the Star Wars movies in this exciting new book Star Wars in 100 Scenes.

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Wednesday 13th August
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[Available now...] The Star Wars
Deluxe Over-sized boxset by J. W. Rinzler, Mike Mayhew, Nick Runge et al.
Dark Horse Books ( [US] )

This is the official adaptation of George Lucas’s rough-draft screenplay for what would become Star Wars. With familiar characters and places, but not all is the same in this long-ago and faraway galaxy. Still, prepare for high adventure and lazersword duels, Jedi Knights, Princess Leia, Han Solo and a battle to defeat the evil Empire!
This Deluxe Over-sized boxset features three foil-stamped, hardcover volumes, collating issues #1 thru #8, #0, and covers...take a look inside.

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[Available now...] Legacy II Book 3: Wanted: Ania Solo
Graphic Novel by Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman et al.
Dark Horse Books ( [US] )

Approximately 138 years after the Battle of Yavin:
Ania Solo suddenly finds there is a bounty on her head for the murder of an Imperial Knight! Now she’s a wanted criminal, and even her pals Sauk and Imperial Knight Jao Assam are wary. Before Ania can explain, their ship is compromised, the friends are separated, and Ania is captured by one bounty hunter, while another is in pursuit! Left behind, Sauk and Jao discover more about Ania’s past as they race to repair their broken ship and save her from imprisonment—or death!...more
Collects Legacy II #11 thru #15.

[This story occurs during The Legacy of the Force era.]
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[Available now...] Star Wars #20: A Shattered Hope (part 2 of 2)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Brian Wood, Carlos D’Anda, Gabe Eltaeb, Hugh Fleming et al.
Dark Horse Comics ( [US] & [UK] [import])

Shortly after the Battle of Yavin:
Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are together again aboard the Millennium Falcon.
Disguised as smugglers, they have a crazy caper to pull off: only if they can avoid the dread bounty hunter IG-88!...
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Final issue!

[This story occurs during The Rebellion era.]
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NEWS . . .

Wednesday 13th August
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[Dark Horse Digital] Digital e-comic releases this week
Dark Horse Comics has added the following Star Wars digital comic titles to their Dark Horse Digital[External site - opens in a new window/tab] e-comic store this week:

Dark Horse Digital[External site - opens in a new window/tab] purchases can currently be viewed on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, an Android enabled tablet or smartphone or any modern web browser.

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NEW RELEASE . . .

Friday 8th August
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[Available now...] The Bounty Hunter Code
Hardback Reference Book by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham, Jason Fry
Titan Books ( [UK] )

Legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett bound together two volumes of great personal significance: an edition of The Bounty Hunter's Guild Handbook, and a recruiting booklet issued by Death Watch, a secretive splinter group of Mandalorians. Together, these volumes make up The Bounty Hunter Code, detailing the skills needed to make a living beyond galactic law as well as the little-known history, philosophy, and gear of Death Watch. With notes from the books' former owners, this collection serves as a crucial guide to the bounty hunter's essential tools and techniques.

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Wednesday 6th August
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[Tarkin] Expanded blurb for Tarkin novel
RandomHouse.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab] have updated their listings page for James Luceno's upcoming Tarkin novel with an expanded blurb:

"He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly... and zealously pursuing his destiny as the architect of absolute dominion."...read more
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Tuesday 5th August
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[Available now...] The Star Wars is New York Times best seller
Both the paperback and hardback graphic novel editions of The Star Wars, J.W. Rinzler's adaptation of George Lucas's 1974 rough draft, have both gone straight into The New York Times Best Sellers lists for w/e 10th August. The hardback edition enters the Hardcover top ten at #3[External site - opens in a new window/tab], while the paperback copy tops the Paperback chart at #1[External site - opens in a new window/tab]!
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Tuesday 5th August
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[Available now...] Star Wars Rebels: Ezra's Gamble
Paperback Children's Novel by Ryder Windham
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

This action-packed junior novel gives readers a glimpse at our main hero’s adventures before the events of the first episode of Star Wars Rebels. Ezra is chased by Stormtroopers and makes friends with the fearsome bounty hunter, Bossk.

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Star Wars Rebels: Rise of the Rebels
Paperback Children's Book by Michael Kogge
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

An introduction to the Rebels crew – meet Kanan, Hera, and Chopper on the Ghost, Sabine and her colouful and explosive talents, Zeb and his ability to take on Stormtroopers, and Ezra as he proves just what his slingshot and his super-quick instincts are capable of.

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Star Wars Rebels: A New Hero
Hardback Children's Book by Pablo Hidalgo
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

This action-packed picture book uses beautiful concept art from the show.
As an added bonus, the book comes with a code to redeem a replica eBook! (nb code may not be valid outside United States).

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Star Wars Rebels: Chopper Saves The Day
Paperback Children's Book
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] & [UK] [import])

This action-packed 8×8 retells scenes from the show.

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Star Wars Rebels: Zeb to the Rescue (World of Reading: Level 1)
Paperback Children's Book
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] & [UK] [import])

This Level 1 early reader retells scenes from the Star Wars Rebels.

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Star Wars Rebels: Ezra and the Pilot (World of Reading: Level 2)
Paperback Children's Book
Disney Lucasfilm Press ( [US] & [UK] [import])

This Level 2 early reader retells scenes from the Star Wars Rebels.

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