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Comic Releases
Wednesday 21st June


Darth Vader #2: The Chosen One (Part 2)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 19 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world...as Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith! Join Vader as he learns a new way — the way of Darth Sidious and his newly formed Empire...the way of the dark side.




Darth Maul #4 (Part 4 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Cullen Bunn, Luke Ross et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 32 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
Darth Maul and his crew of bounty hunters have captured Eldra, the hunted Jedi Padawan! But Xev Xrexus will not give up her prize without a fight. There’s a new bounty out and the reward for whoever defeats Maul and captures the Padawan is worth dying for. Not to mention, Eldra isn’t leaving without a fight, either...




Poe Dameron Annual #1
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Robert Thompson, Nicole Virella et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Poe Dameron has never been one to follow the rules.
So when he disobeys a direct order from General Leia Organa and gets stranded in First Order space with no ship and little oxygen, how will he survive?


New Releases
Wednesday 21st June


Doctor Aphra Volume 1: Aphra
Paperback Graphic Novel by Kieron Gillen, Kev Walker et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Following her time in the clutches of Darth Vader, Doctor Aphra barely escaped with her life. If he ever learns of her survival, he'll hunt her to the ends of the galaxy. But for now, it's time for a return to what she does best. With the droids 0-0-0 and BT-1 in tow, she's off in search of rare artifacts from the galactic center to the Outer Rim and everywhere in between...
Collects Doctor Aphra #1 - #6.




Poe Dameron Volume 2: The Gathering Storm
Paperback Graphic Novel by Charles Soule, Phil Noto et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Poe Dameron faces the wrath of a vengeful Agent Terex! But how does Terex always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing? Could there truly be a traitor in the Squadron's midst? Poe will undertake a secret mission from General Organa herself...to escort none other than C-3PO on a dangerous mission to the planet Kaddak!
Collects Poe Dameron #7 - #13.


Comic Release
Wednesday 14th June


Star Wars #32: Screaming Citadel #4 (Part 4 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Luke Skywalker reluctantly teams up with Doctor Aphra! The Doctor makes Luke an offer he can’t afford to pass up…one that leads him to a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel.
The Queen’s influence is spreading...
Our only hope lies in the kindness of scoundrels.


US Children's Releases
Tuesday 13th June


Bounty Hunt: Lift the flaps to explore the Star Wars universe!
Children's Hardback Activity Book
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

Lift the flaps to explore the Star Wars universe!
Follow Bossk, the famous bounty hunter, in his pursuit of a fugitive on Tatooine. Discover all about this world and its famous locations, creatures and secrets.
On each spread there are various flaps to lift to reveal new information, and find clues to help Bossk find his target.

First published in the UK by Egmont in 2016.




Color by Number
Children's Paperback Activity Book
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

Darth Vader or the Emperor? A TIE fighter or the Millennium Falcon? Rey or Han Solo? R2-D2 or BB-8? Use the color codes to complete and reveal original drawings of the heroes, villains, vehicles and worlds of a galaxy far, far away. There are 98 mysteries to explore through color. Using the color codes, unravel the intertwining lines, apply each shade to the corresponding zone and bring to life the characters, vessels and droids of Star Wars. This book is a space for personal expression that will help you relax while rediscovering the movies you love in a new way. From The Phantom Menace to The Force Awakens, there's a whole galaxy to rediscover.

First published in the UK by Egmont in 2016.


Comic Releases
Wednesday 7th June


Rogue One #3 (Part 3 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jody Houser, Emilio Laiso et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs immediately before Episode IV: A New Hope:
• Jyn Erso continues her quest with Cassian Andor to help the Rebellion fight the Galactic Empire.
• The team has located Jyn’s father, Galen Erso – a Death Star scientist!
• But the evil Director Krennic gets their first…and he’s out for blood!




Darth Vader #1: The Chosen One (Part 1)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs 19 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world…as Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith! Join Vader as he learns a new way — the way of Darth Sidious and his newly formed Empire…the way of the dark side.


New Release
Wednesday 7th June


Star Wars Volume 2
Hardback Graphic Novel by Jason Aaron, John Cassaday et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

These stories occur approximately 6 to 12 months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
The adventures of Luke Skywalker and friends continue! The Rebel crew is en route to a prison base with a very important captive. But unluckily for them, they aren't the only ones with their eyes on this prize! Then, take a walk on the Dark Side with Sgt. Kreel and an elite group of Imperial soldiers aboard the Star Destroyer Harbinger! It's a nigh-indestructible weapon of war...and it's also the target of the Rebels' new top-secret plan. Never afraid of defying the odds, Luke, Han Solo and Leia are determined to make this the Harbinger's last flight. But Kreel and his SCAR Squad specialize in taking down Rebels - hard! Plus more entries from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi, including a showdown with the Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan!

Collects Star Wars #15 thru #25 and Annual #2.


UK Releases
Thursday 1st June

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Rebel Rising
YA Paperback Novel by Beth Revis
Egmont ( [UK] )

This story begins approximately 14 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own, and gives her not only a home but all the abilities and resources she needs to become a rebel herself.
Jyn dedicates herself to the cause—and the man. But fighting alongside Saw and his people brings with it danger and the question of just how far Jyn is willing to go as one of Saw’s soldiers. When she faces an unthinkable betrayal that shatters her world, Jyn will have to pull the pieces of herself back together and figure out what she truly believes in…and who she can really trust.



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Guardians of the Whills
Children's Paperback Book by Greg Rucka
Egmont ( [UK] )

This story occurs before Episode IV: A New Hope:
On the desert world of Jedha, in the Holy City, friends Baze and Chirrut used to be Guardians of the Whills, who looked after the Kyber Temple and the devoted pilgrims who worshipped there. Then the Empire came and took over the planet. The temple was destroyed and the people scattered. Now Baze and Chirrut do what they can to resist the Empire and protect the people of Jedha, but it never seems to be enough. Then a man named Saw Gerrera arrives, with a militia of his own and grand plans to take down the Empire. It seems like the perfect way for Baze and Chirrut to make a real difference and help the people of Jedha live better lives. But will it come at too great a cost?


Comic Releases
Wednesday 31st May


Doctor Aphra #7: Screaming Citadel #3 (Part 3 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Kieren Gillen, Marco Checchetto et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
When Doctor Aphra makes Luke Skywalker an offer he can’t afford to pass up, he reluctantly teams up with the Doctor to discover a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel. But will Luke find what he’s looking for? And can Aphra be trusted? Or will they both wind up victims of the Citadel’s Queen.
Now the Queen’s parasites are spreading and things don’t look good for Han.




Darth Maul #1 (2nd printing)
Comic Book by Cullen Bunn, Luke Ross et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

Second printing of first issue.




Darth Maul #2 (2nd printing)
Comic Book by Cullen Bunn, Luke Ross et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

Second printing of second issue.


US Release
Tuesday 30th May


A New Hope: The Rise of a Hero
Hardback Book & e-Book by Louise Simonson, Walter Simonson, Tom Palmer, Laura Martin
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

Blast into hyperspace and relive Luke Skywalker’s exciting adventure as he goes from being a farm boy on the dusty desert planet of Tatooine to the rebel pilot and hero who destroys the Empire’s most powerful weapon: the Death Star!
Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero reunites legendary Star Wars comic book creators Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, and Tom Palmer, along with Laura Martin, they deliver an all-new, action-packed retelling of A New Hope just in time to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of that landmark science fantasy epic.
May the Force be with you!


UK Release
Thursday 18th May


Catalyst
Trade Paperback Novel by James Luceno
Arrow ( [UK] )

This story begins approximately 19 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before their enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key.
Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.


Comic Releases
Wednesday 17th May


Star Wars #31: Screaming Citadel #2 (Part 2 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Luke Skywalker reluctantly teams up with Doctor Aphra! The Doctor makes Luke an offer he can’t afford to pass up…one that leads him to a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel.
While Luke and Aphra face the Queen of the Citadel, Han and Leia are coming for Aphra!




Poe Dameron #15: Legend Lost (Part 2)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
• Poe Dameron and his team have defeated crime lord Terex.
• But lost one of their own.
• Now Poe and Black Squadron prepare to take another run at the First Order.


Comic Release
Wednesday 10th May


Screaming Citadel #1 (Part 1 of 5)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Kieron Gillen, Marco Checchetto et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs between six and twelve months after Episode IV: A New Hope:
Luke Skywalker reluctantly teams up with Doctor Aphra! The Doctor makes Luke an offer he can’t afford to pass up…one that leads him to a very rare gathering at the heart of the infamous Screaming Citadel. Will Luke find what he’s looking for? Can Aphra be trusted? Or will they both wind up victims of the Citadel’s Queen?


New Release
Wednesday 10th May


Epic Collection: The Rebellion: Volume 2 (Star Wars Legends)
Paperback Graphic Novel by Brian Wood, Ron Marz, Randy Stradley et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

These stories occur shortly after The Battle of Yavin:
The rebels and the Empire – locked in conflict! When Leia announces plans to marry, will the Rebellion lose a princess, or gain a new safe haven? Darth Vader is on a mission to instill fear and discipline into the Imperial ranks using his elite stormtroopers! But as Obi-Wan Kenobi haunts the Dark Lord’s dreams, the name Skywalker dominates his mind!
Collects material first published by Dark Horse Comics.


New Release
Tuesday 9th May


Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics Vol. 1 (Star Wars Legends)
Hardback Graphic Novel by Russ Manning, Steve Gerber, Don Christensen et al.
IDW Publishing ( [US] & [UK] )

The first of three volumes that present for the first time ever the classic Star Wars newspaper strip from 1979-1984 in its complete format--including each Sunday title header and "bonus" panels in their meticulously restored original color. This volume contains 575 sequential comic strips from the strip’s premiere on March 11th 1979 to October 5th 1980.


UK Releases
Thursday 4th May


A New Hope (Star Wars 40th Anniversary Edition)
Hardback Novel by George Lucas (ghost-written by Alan Dean Foster)
Century ( [UK] )

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away . . .
Luke Skywalker was a twenty-year-old who lived and worked on his uncle's farm on the remote planet of Tatooine...and he was bored beyond belief. He yearned for adventures that would take him beyond the farthest galaxies. But he got much more than he bargained for....
Rediscover the classic adventure with this 40th Anniversary special edition, published for the first time in hardback with the original film artwork.



[Available now...]
Adventures in Wild Space #6: The Rescue
Children's Paperback 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…




Star Wars: A New Hope
Children's Paperback Book by Ryder Windham (edited by Emil Fortune)
Egmont ( [UK] )

Follow the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca and the Rebel Alliance as they fight against the evil Emperor Palpatine, and his sinister agent Darth Vader!

This edition reprints the 2004 Scholastic publication. It has been edited by Egmont editor Emil Fortune to make the story comply with the new canonical saga.




Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Children's Paperback Book by Ryder Windham (edited by Emil Fortune)
Egmont ( [UK] )

Follow the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca and the Rebel Alliance as they fight against the evil Emperor Palpatine, and his sinister agent Darth Vader!

This edition reprints the 2004 Scholastic publication. It has been edited by Egmont editor Emil Fortune to make the story comply with the new canonical saga.




Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Children's Paperback Book by Ryder Windham (edited by Emil Fortune)
Egmont ( [UK] )

Follow the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca and the Rebel Alliance as they fight against the evil Emperor Palpatine, and his sinister agent Darth Vader!

This edition reprints the 2004 Scholastic publication. It has been edited by Egmont editor Emil Fortune to make the story comply with the new canonical saga.




Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Children's Paperback Book by Michael Kogge
Egmont ( [UK] )

Revisit the Star Wars universe with the newest addition to the franchise, The Force Awakens. A world awaits you filled with new characters, locations, ships and aliens. Plus, welcome back some of your old favourites like Han Solo, Chewbacca, Leia and Luke.




The Force Awakens: Graphics
Children's Reference Book
Egmont ( [UK] )

How big is the new TIE Fighter? How has the First Order Stormtrooper evolved? What proportion of new characters are droids? From Jakku to Takodana, what planets do the heroes visit? Unravel the secrets of the Star Wars universe with this wonderfully illustrated infographic book. Includes all the new ships, characters, locations and movie moments from The Force Awakens. Discover fun facts about Rey, Kylo Ren, BB-8 and many more.


Comic Releases
Wednesday 3rd May


Rogue One #2 (Part 2 of 6)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Jody Houser, Emilio Laiso et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs immediately before Episode IV: A New Hope:
Jyn Erso continues her quest with Cassian Andor to help the Rebellion fight the sinister Galactic Empire. Following the trail to the ancient Jedha City to find Rebel extremist Saw Guerra, Jyn and Cassian get caught in a firefight with the Empire - only to then be taken prisoner by Saw’s followers!




Poe Dameron #14: Legend Lost (Part 1)
Comic Book & e-Comic Book by Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Marvel ( [US] & [UK] )

This story occurs approximately 34 years after Episode IV: A New Hope:
• It is a sad day for the Resistance as they mourn the loss of a fallen comrade.
• But their fight is far from over — the First Order must be stopped!
• And Captain Phasma knows just how to get Terex to toe the line.


US Releases
Tuesday 2nd May


Catalyst
Trade Paperback Novel by James Luceno
Del Rey ( [US] )

This story begins approximately 19 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before their enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key.
Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.



[ Available now... ]
Rebel Rising
YA Hardback Novel & e-Book by Beth Revis
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

This story begins approximately 14 years before Episode IV: A New Hope:
When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own, and gives her not only a home but all the abilities and resources she needs to become a rebel herself.
Jyn dedicates herself to the cause—and the man. But fighting alongside Saw and his people brings with it danger and the question of just how far Jyn is willing to go as one of Saw’s soldiers. When she faces an unthinkable betrayal that shatters her world, Jyn will have to pull the pieces of herself back together and figure out what she truly believes in…and who she can really trust.



[ Available now... ]
Guardians of the Whills
Children's Hardback Book by Greg Rucka
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

This story occurs before Episode IV: A New Hope:
On the desert world of Jedha, in the Holy City, friends Baze and Chirrut used to be Guardians of the Whills, who looked after the Kyber Temple and the devoted pilgrims who worshipped there. Then the Empire came and took over the planet. The temple was destroyed and the people scattered. Now Baze and Chirrut do what they can to resist the Empire and protect the people of Jedha, but it never seems to be enough. Then a man named Saw Gerrera arrives, with a militia of his own and grand plans to take down the Empire. It seems like the perfect way for Baze and Chirrut to make a real difference and help the people of Jedha live better lives. But will it come at too great a cost?



[ Available now... ]
Han and the Rebel Rescue
Children's Paperback Book
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

Everyone’s favorite smugglers are on a secret mission to rescue a Rebel Officer!
Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookiee team up for an all-new adventure in this thrilling upper middle grade novel. Set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, the story follows everyone's favorite pair of smugglers as they fly the Millennium Falcon on a top-secret mission for the Rebellion.
This 8x8 storybook is an adaptation of Smuggler's Run by Greg Rucka.



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Trouble on Tatooine (World of Reading Level 2)
Children's Paperback Book
Disney-Lucasfilm Press ( [US] )

A stylized retelling with stickers of how Luke Skywalker met R2-D2, C-3PO, and Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: A New Hope.


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