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[Book and Comic Release Schedule]
 [US & UK]US & UK book, comic and magazine releases from the last four weeks.

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Wednesday 14th November
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[] Doctor Aphra #26: Worst Among Equals (Part 1)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Simon Spurrier, Kev Walker et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
On the run from the law in an alien city, Aphra can’t stray more than a few paces from her companion without both of them blowing up. Time to cooperate, right? Except, unfortunately, her companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderdroid who’s more interested in her death than playing nice. A brand-new misadventure for the galaxy’s foremost amoral archaeologist starts here!

 
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[] Darth Vader #23: Fortress Vader (Part 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs 18 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
• Darkness rises above Mustafar as the brutal designs of Lord Momin begin to take shape.
• But the planet’s inhabitants cannot take this desecration lightly, and shape plans of their own.

 
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Wednesday 7th November
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[] Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down #1 (Part 1 of 3)
Children's Comic Book by Scott Beatty, Derek Charm et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

Swallowed by the shifting sands of Jakku, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumours of hauntings and buried treasure. But an epic sandstorm has revealed the ruins of the starship, and renowned scavenger Rey now leads the race to claim whatever lies within!

 
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[] Star Wars #56: The Escape (Part 1)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between A New Hope & The Empire Strikes Back:
• After the disaster of “Hope Dies”, our heroes are on the run.
• Can they escape the patrols? No. They’re trapped on a distant world.
• Where have they been abandoned? How can they possibly survive?

 
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[] Han Solo: Imperial Cadet #1 (Part 1)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Robbie Thompson, Leonard Kirk et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 13 years before A New Hope:
Han Solo escapes Corellia by joining the Imperial Navy, vowing to return for Qi'Ra. But how does a thief used to the chaos of the streets adjust to the order and discipline of the military? Not well! Han’s dream of becoming a pilot is quickly grounded as he realizes he may not even survive basic training!

 
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[] Lando: Double or Nothing
Paperback Graphic Novel by Rodney Barnes, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 12 years before A New Hope:
Before his days in the Rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, even before he lost the Millennium Falcon, comes this tale of Lando's adventures and misadventures in search of love and money - leading right up to his appearance in Solo: A Star Wars Story!

Collates Lando: Double or Nothing #1 thru #5.

 
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[] Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Paperback Graphic Novel by Gary Whitta, Michael Walsh et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after A New Hope:
From the ashes of the Empire has arisen another threat to the galaxy’s freedom: the First Order. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up arms for the cause. But Supreme Leader Snoke and his enforcer Kylo Ren have the superior numbers and a greater firepower at their command. Against this enemy, the champions of light may finally be facing their extinction.

Collates Star Wars: The Last Jedi #1 thru #6.

 
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[] Star Wars Adventures: Volume 4: Smuggler's Blues
Children's Graphic Novella by Cavan Scott, Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

Join everyone's favorite stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder on a daring new caper! Feared bounty hunters Zuckuss and 4-LOM are hot on the heels of the most notorious scoundrels in the galaxy, Han Solo and Chewbacca! To evade their pursuers, Han and Chewie will risk landing on a mysterious planet that somehow shuts down all electronics. With the Millenium Falcon unable to take off, how will the boys escape?

Collects Star Wars Adventures issues #10 and #11, plus the 2018 Free Comic Book Day issue.

 
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Tuesday 6th November
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[] Leia: Princess of Alderaan
Paperback YA Novel by Claudia Gray
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( US )

This story occurs approximately 3 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
The never-before-told story of how young Leia Organa, Priness of Alderaan, comes to join the rebellion against the evil Empire.

 
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[] Owner's Workshop Manual: YT-1300 Millennium Falcon
Hardback Reference Book by Ryder Windham, Chris Trevas, Chris Reiff et al.
Haynes Publishing Group ( [UK] )

The YT-1300 is a legendary starship, best known for its association with the professional gambler Lando Calrissian, and later with the smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookiee, who respectively made numerous modifications to transform their YT-1300 light freighter, the Millennium Falcon, into one of the fastest ships in the galaxy. The YT-1300 Millennium Falcon Owners Workshop Manual traces the history of the Corellian Engineering Corporation s YT series of starships, and the development of the YT-1300 model line before focusing on the Millennium Falcon. The vessel's evolution from common freighter to luxurious pleasure craft to battered warship is described in detail and illustrated by numerous photographs, line art, floor plans, exploded diagrams, and stunning computer-generated artwork by renowned Falcon experts Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Text is by Ryder Windham, author and co-author of more than 70 Star Wars books.

 
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Thursday 1st November
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[] Last Shot: A Han and Lando novel
Trade Paperback Novel by Daniel José Older
Arrow ( UK )

This story occurs approximately 7 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
It’s one of the galaxy’s most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a reward for its discovery that most could only dream of claiming. But those who fly the Millennium Falcon throughout its infamous history aren’t your average scoundrels. Not once, but twice, the crew of the Falcon tries to claim the elusive prize—first, Lando Calrissian and the droid L3-37 at the dawn of an ambitious career, and later, a young and hungry Han Solo with the help of his copilot, Chewbacca. But the device’s creator, the volatile criminal Fyzen Gor, isn’t interested in sharing. And Gor knows how to hold a grudge...more

 
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Wednesday 31st October
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[] Star Wars Adventures #15
Comic Book by James Gilarte, Michael Moreci, Alain Mauricet et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

When an emergency landing separates BB-8 from Poe Dameron, the astromech droid must make friends with the natives to repair their ship and return home to the Resistance.

Plus, an exciting new Flight of the Falcon story!

 
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[] Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader's Castle #5 (Part 5 of 5)
Children's Comic Book by Cavan Scott, Robert Hack et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

A rebel ship crash lands on Mustafar not far from Vader’s fortress. As the crew survives monsters, stormtroopers and worse, they tell each other stories to help raise their spirits. Leader Lina Graf has to try and get her people off the nightmarish planet, before the horror stories they’ve been sharing become frighteningly real.

 
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Tuesday 30th October
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[] Last Shot: A Han and Lando novel
Trade Paperback Novel by Daniel José Older
Del Rey ( US )

This story occurs approximately 7 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
It’s one of the galaxy’s most dangerous secrets: a mysterious transmitter with unknown power and a reward for its discovery that most could only dream of claiming. But those who fly the Millennium Falcon throughout its infamous history aren’t your average scoundrels. Not once, but twice, the crew of the Falcon tries to claim the elusive prize—first, Lando Calrissian and the droid L3-37 at the dawn of an ambitious career, and later, a young and hungry Han Solo with the help of his copilot, Chewbacca. But the device’s creator, the volatile criminal Fyzen Gor, isn’t interested in sharing. And Gor knows how to hold a grudge...more

 
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[] Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy
Non-fiction Book by Amy Ratcliff
Chronicle Books ( US & UK )

Heroes, villains, renegades, role models and everything in between, the women of Star Wars span the Galaxy and are integral to its saga and stories. This richly illustrated book profiles 75 fascinating characters from across films, books, comics, animation, and games; telling their stories and revealing insights into their characters...more

 
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Wednesday 24th October
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[] Doctor Aphra #25: The Catastrophe Con (Part 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Simon Spurrier, Kev Walker et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
After a lifetime of betrayals, all Doctor Aphra’s mynocks are finally coming home to roost.
Murder-droids, Force-active spores, heartbroken lovers and vengeful lawmen — but they’re all eclipsed by the tall, dark shadow that now falls across her.
He is here.

 
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[] Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader's Castle #4 (Part 4 of 5)
Children's Comic Book by Cavan Scott, Robert Hack et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

A rebel ship crash lands on Mustafar not far from Vader’s fortress. As the crew survives monsters, stormtroopers and worse, they tell each other stories to help raise their spirits. Leader Lina Graf has to try and get her people off the nightmarish planet, before the horror stories they’ve been sharing become frighteningly real.

 
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[] Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1
Hardback Graphic Novel by Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story begins approximately 19 years before A New Hope:
When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, he now takes his first steps into a darker world…beginning by hunting down and eradicating the galaxy’s remaining Jedi! But Jocasta Nu, librarian of the Jedi Temple, is making a desperate effort to gather and preserve whatever she can of the religion’s legacy. Palpatine views her as a particular threat to the Empire – does her knowledge make her a one-woman Jedi Order?

Collates Darth Vader (2017) issues #1 thru #12.

 
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Tuesday 23rd October
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[] Scum and Villainy: Case Files on the Galaxy's Most Notorious
Reference Book by Pablo Hidalgo
Epic Ink ( US & UK )

Crime in the galaxy is a constant—whether it’s seedy deals made on the lower levels of Coruscant or organized crime syndicates in the outer rim—but how galactic law enforcement has defined those crimes has shifted with each change of power.
Star Wars: Scum and Villainy profiles the misdeeds of infamous smugglers, pirates, gamblers, bounty hunters, and thieves throughout galactic history. Page through the case files of three generations of galactic law-enforcers and explore their case reports, surveillance images, warrants, artifacts, and much more in this lavishly illustrated and in-world narrated book that is showcased in a slipcase.

 
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Wednesday 17th October
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[] Darth Vader #22: Fortress Vader (Part 4)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( US & UK )

This story occurs 18 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
• The Tale of Lord Momin!
• Plans are drawn…
• …a foundation is laid …
• …and darkness rises on Mustafar!

 
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[] Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader's Castle #3 (Part 3 of 5)
Children's Comic Book by Cavan Scott, Derek Charm et al.
IDW Publishing ( US )

A rebel ship crash lands on Mustafar not far from Vader’s fortress. As the crew survives monsters, stormtroopers and worse, they tell each other stories to help raise their spirits. Leader Lina Graf has to try and get her people off the nightmarish planet, before the horror stories they’ve been sharing become frighteningly real.

 
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[] Epic Collection: The New Republic Vol.4 (Star Wars Legends)
Paperback Graphic Novel by Mike Baron et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

These stories occur approximately 9 years after The Battle of Yavin:
The Thrawn Trilogy is here! The last of the Emperor’s warlords, Admiral Thrawn, is ready to seize his chance as a dark and deadly force – and suddenly, the odds are stacked heavily against Luke, Leia, and Han!

Collects comic adaptations of Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising and The Last Command.

 
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