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[Book and Comic Release Schedule]
 [US]2018 US Book & Comic Release Schedule.

This release schedule is based on the latest information from various sources, including starwars.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; amazon.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; amazon.co.uk[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; Disney; Del Rey Books[External site - opens in a new window/tab] and RandomHouse.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]. The information supplied is an indication of proposed dates for publication, it does not guarantee either date of publication nor availability of any title.
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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Tue
2nd

Forces of Destiny: The Leia Chronicles
Emma Carlson Berne
Children's Comic Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
The choices we make, the actions we take, the moments-both big and small-shape us into Forces of Destiny!
This chapter book, based on the all-new animated micro-series spotlighting some of Star Wars' greatest heroes, features three exciting stories about rebel leader, Princess Leia!


Tue
2nd

Best of Star Wars Insider Vol.7: Icons
Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Each Best of volume brings together a collection of the best of Star Wars Insider content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, videogames to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.


Wed
3rd

Star Wars #41: The Ashes of Jedha (Part 4)
Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
The Leviathan is heading for the remains of Jedha, prepared to pick the carcass of the once-holy planet clean. But with Luke Skywalker torn between his allegiance to the Rebellion and pursuing the path of a Jedi, who will lead the charge against the Empire?


Wed
3rd

Forces of Destiny: Leia
Elsa Charretier, Pierrick Colinet et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!


Wed
10th

Darth Vader #10: The Dying Light (Part 4)
Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.

Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Vader’s showdown with Jocasta Nu comes to a startling conclusion!
What secret information has the Jedi librarian risked her life to protect?
And can she stop Vader from getting it?


Wed
10th

Forces of Destiny: Rey
Jody Houser, Arianna Florean et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!


Wed
17th

Star Wars #42: The Ashes of Jedha (Part 5)
Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
The Leviathan is heading for the remains of Jedha, prepared to pick the carcass of the once-holy planet clean. But with Luke Skywalker torn between his allegiance to the Rebellion and pursuing the path of a Jedi, who will lead the charge against the Empire?


Wed
17th

Star Wars Adventures #6
Delilah S. Dawson, Derek Charm et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
The biggest new character from The Last Jedi, Rose Tico, makes her Star Wars Adventures debut in this special one-shot story! Rose prefers to solve problems from behind the scenes, but the threat of the First Order has put her front and center...


Wed
17th

Forces of Destiny: Hera
Devin Grayson, Eva Widermann et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!


Wed
17th

Epic Collection: Legacy Volume 2 (Star Wars Legends)
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
With the Sith Empire and the Galactic Alliance locked in war, Admiral Gar Stazi steers his flagship the Indomitable into all-out space combat! Emperor Krayt sets out to teach the galaxy a lesson in obedience! And bounty hunter Cade Skywalker and his ragtag group settle scores!
Collects: Legacy #20 - #36, #41, #0½ (Updated Handbook).


Wed
24th

Poe Dameron #23: Legend Found (Part 4)
Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
General Organa’s covert mission on Cato Neimoidia has hit a serious snag, and the mission to find Lor San Tekka is in jeopardy!
Can Black Squadron survive an attack from the least expected source?


Wed
24th

Forces of Destiny: Rose & Paige
Delilah S. Dawson, Nicoletta Baldari et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!


Tue
30th

Thrawn
Timothy Zahn
Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
After Thrawn is rescued from exile by Imperial soldiers, his deadly ingenuity and keen tactical abilities swiftly capture the attention of Emperor Palpatine. And just as quickly, Thrawn proves to be as indispensable to the Empire as he is ambitious; as devoted as its most loyal servant, Darth Vader; and a brilliant warrior never to be underestimated...


Tue
30th

Star Wars Insider #179
Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Lift the lid on the next chapter in the Star Wars Saga! Learn about the new stars, creatures and starships, plus continue the epic journey with Luke, Rey, Finn, and Poe! Star Wars Insider brings you the latest news, interviews, photos, and more!


Wed
31st

Doctor Aphra #16: Remstered (Part 3)
Simon Spurrier, Emilio Laiso et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Tensions are high in this galaxy far, far away for Doctor Aphra.
She’s got a new master holding her reins…and he’s a Triple-threat.
Also – Magna Tolvan. Friend or foe?!


Wed
31st

The Last Jedi: DJ #1
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Kev Walker et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Who is DJ? This mystery man, and what put him in the path of our Resistance heroes? Join DJ as he reveals a day in his life just before his appearance in The Last Jedi!


Wed
31st

Forces of Destiny: Ahsoka & Padmé
Beth Revis, Valentina Pinto et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Star Wars Adventures has joined the festivities with an exciting weekly series of comic books that explores all corners of the Star Wars universe, showing how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters, such as Princess Leia, Rey, Padmé, Ahsoka, and from The Last Jedi, Rose and Paige!



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Tue
6th

Star Wars Rebels: Cinestory Comic - Maul
Children's Paperback Comic Book [Joe Books]
Ezra, Kanan, and Ahsoka arrive at Malachor, a seemingly dead world and home to an ancient Sith Temple, where they encounter a mysterious man who reveals himself to be Maul. The Ghost crew's fates become intertwined with Maul and his dangerous plans, which sends everyone hurtling toward a devastating confrontation.
Children's cinestory comic adaptation of selected episodes of Star Wars Rebels.


Wed
7th

Star Wars #43: The Ashes of Jedha (Part 6)
Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
The battle between the Empire and the Rebellion over the Kyber mines of Jedha comes to an explosive conclusion…with help coming from the most unexpected source.


Wed
7th

Thrawn #1 (Part 1)
Jody Houser, Luke Ross et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Marvel’s Thrawn, a six-issue adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s novel of the same name, kicks off on February 7, 2018, and will document the iconic Imperial’s rise in the Empire — before he was a legend. The series will also include never-before-revealed scenes featuring the infamous master strategist.


Wed
14th

Darth Vader #11: The Dying Light (Part 5)
Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.

Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
An expensive bounty has been put on Vader’s head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord’s place in the Empire?


Wed
14th

Poe Dameron #24: Legend Found (Part 5)
Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Lor San Tekka has been captured…again!
And it’s up to Black Squadron to save him.
Meanwhile, Terex has his own plans in motion…
…to finally free himself from the grasp of the First Order!


Wed
14th

Star Wars Adventures #7
Sholly Fisch, Sean Galloway et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
The Empire has taken a sacred bird that is central to an important planet’s belief system. It’s up to the rebel crew of the Ghost to retrieve the creature, but little do they know it is also sought by pirate Hondo Ohnaka.


Wed
21st

Doctor Aphra #17: Remstered (Part 4)
Simon Spurrier, Emilio Laiso et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Aphra and her new crew are launching a brand-new mission…
…infiltrating a secret Rebellion training center.
Little do they know they might be in over their heads.


Wed
21st

Doctor Aphra Volume 2: Doctor Aphra and the Enormous Profit
Kieron Gillen, Kev Walker et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Aphra's back with a brand-new plan that's guaranteed to pay! There's just one teensy problem... it involves surrounding herself with some of the galaxy's biggest baddies. And they don't like the not-so-good doctor's tricks! Her mission to make quick credits by auctioning off an ancient Jedi artifact will start well... and end badly.


Wed
21st

Star Wars Adventures  Volume 2: Unexpected Detour
Landry Q. Walker,‎ Derek Charm et al.
Children's Graphic Novella [IDW Publishing]
FN-2187 turns a bad day and troublesome pest into praise from Captain Phasma. Luke and Leia undertake a high-stakes, two-part undercover mission on Tibrin with explosive results.
Plus more stories with K-2SO, Cassian, Emil, CR-8R, and the rebels vs. the Empire.


Tue
27th

The Classic Newspaper Comics: Volume 2
Archie Goodwin,‎ Al Williamson,‎ Alfredo Alcala et al.
Hardback Graphic Novel [IDW Publishing]
This second of three volumes reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. Included are all strips from October 6, 1980 to July 25, 1982.


Tue
27th

The Last Jedi: Movie Theater Storybook and Movie Projector
Michael Kogge,‎ Shaun Doniger
Children's Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Kids can experience adventure alongside their favorite Star Wars characters appearing in The Last Jedi in a whole new way with this fun scrapbook with fold-out flaps.


Tue
27th

The Best of Insider Volume 8: Master of Visual Effects

Magazine [Titan Magazines]


Wed
28th

Darth Vader #12: The Dying Light (Part 6)
Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli et al.

Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
An expensive bounty has been put on Vader’s head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord’s place in the Empire?



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Tue
6th

The Last Jedi
Jason Fry
Hardback Novel, e-Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
Official novelisation of Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.


Tue
6th

The Last Jedi (Junior Novelisation)
Michael Kogge
Hardback Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Official junior novelisation of Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.


Tue
6th

The Last Jedi: Movie Storybook
Elizabeth Schaefer, Brian Rood
Children's Storybook [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
An illustrated picture book that retells Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.


Tue
6th

The Last Jedi: Read-A-Long Storybook & CD
Elizabeth Schaefer, Brian Rood
Children's Storybook & Audio CD [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
An illustrated 8×8 storybook with audio CD that retells Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.


Tue
6th

Forces of Destiny: Volume 4: The Rey Chronicles

Children's Comic Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
The choices we make, the actions we take, the moments-both big and small-shape us into Forces of Destiny!
This chapter book, based on the all-new animated micro-series spotlighting some of Star Wars' greatest heroes, features three exciting stories about the scavenger-turned-Resistance hero, Rey!


Wed
14th

Jedi of the Republic: Mace Windu
Matt Owens, Denys Cowan et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
For over a thousand generations, the Jedi have been the peacekeepers of the galaxy…but now, at the dawn of the Clone Wars, they find themselves in a new role: generals in the Army of the Republic. As Mace Windu, one of the Jedi’s greatest warriors, leads a small unit of Jedi into battle shortly after the war begins, the Jedi must make peace with their new role, or be lost to the violence around them!


Tue
27th

Battlefront II: Inferno Squad
Christie Golden
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the resulting destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In response to this stunning defeat, the Imperial Navy has authorized the formation of an elite team of soldiers, known as Inferno Squad. Their mission: infiltrate and eliminate the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans...


Tue
27th

The Last Jedi: The Official Debrief

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
The latest chapter in the saga is here! Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the epic new movie following the stories of Rey, Finn, Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker!



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Tue
3rd

Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles
Landry Q. Walker
Reference Book [DK Publishing]
Learn all about over 200 of your favourite Star Wars vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing. Want to know how the Millennium Falcon made the Kessel Run in such a short distance? Don't know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles.


Wed
4th

Epic Collection: The Clone Wars Volume 2 (Star Wars Legends)
various
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
The Clone Wars rage on! And the fighting is fierce as General Kenobi and his first lieutenant, Anakin Skywalker, brace for the Battle of Jabiim! Facing attacks from both the Republic and the locals, can Anakin hold the rain-soaked planet?
Collects: Star Wars Republic #55 - #57, Darth Maul: Death Sentence, and material from Star Wars Tales #22.


Wed
18th

Star Wars: Volume 7: The Ashes of Jedha
Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
The Death Star's destruction proves the Empire is not irresistible. But a Death Star has been built, and it can't happen again. The specter of the Empire's true power has brought together a patchwork cloth of people, united in hope. From the desolation of Jedha to the search for new bases, these rebels continue to fight for a better tomorrow...


Wed
18th

Star Wars: A New Hope - The 40th Anniversary
Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov, Kevin Wada, Terry Dodson et al.
Hardback Book [Marvel]
This deluxe edition collects all of Marvel's 40th anniversary art retelling the story of A New Hope - as illustrated by some of the industry's most gifted artists, including Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov, Kevin Wada, Terry Dodson, Stephanie Hans and more! Extras include sketches and pencils, commentary, essays, and more.


Tue
24th

Phasma
Delilah S. Dawson
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
For all her renown, Captain Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins—and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters...



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Wed
2nd

Han Solo
Marjorie M. Liu, Mark Brooks, Olivier Coipel et al.
Hardback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Han Solo is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion: rescuing a group of informants and spies! His cover for the assignment? The Dragon Void, biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy! Plus: A face from Han's past returns - right when he and Leia least expect it!
Collects Han Solo and Showdown on the Smuggler's Moon.


Thu
3rd

Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View
Various
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
In honor of Star Wars' fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character.


Wed
9th

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith: Volume 2: Legacy's End
Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Jocasta Nu, the Jedi Temple librarian, puts forth a desperate effort to gather and preserve whatever she can of the Jedi legacy after the purge. Vader and the Grand Inquisitor cannot let Jocasta succeed and are sent after her, as Palpatine views her as a particular threat. Her knowledge makes her almost a one-woman Jedi Order that must be stopped...


Tue
22nd

Star Wars Rebels: Cinestory Comic - Grand Admiral Thrawn
Children's Paperback Comic Book [Joe Books]
Follow one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history, Grand Admiral Thrawn, in his attempts to destroy the growing Rebellion in Joe Books's cinestory comic adaptation of selected episodes of Star Wars Rebels.


Tue
29th

Canto Bight
Saladin Ahmed, Rae Carson, Mira Grant, and John Jackson Miller
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
This collection of four short stories will focus on creatures from the glamorous casino world of Canto Bight.



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Wed
20th

Star Wars Adventures  Volume 3: Endangered
Delilah S. Dawson,‎ Derek Charm et al.
Children's Graphic Novella [IDW Publishing]
From the days when Imperial power was at its peak to the time of the First Order and the last Jedi, the all-ages adventures continue! A rotating crew of characters and creators reveal these and more untold tales from the Star Wars galaxy, in stories appropriate for all ages, from Padawans to Jedi Masters.
Collects Star Wars Adventures #6 - #8.


Tue
26th

Thrawn: Alliances
Timothy Zahn
Hardback Novel, e-Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader ally against a threat to the Empire in this new novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn.
The sequel to New York Times bestseller Thrawn, Thrawn: Alliances will continue to follow the rise of Grand Admiral Thrawn to the heights of Imperial power—and accompany him into the past, witnessing his first encounter with the man who will one day become Darth Vader.



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Tue
10th

The Empire Strikes Back Cinestory Comic
Landry Q. Walker
Children's Paperback Comic Book [Joe Books]
Joe Books introduces this thrilling and iconic film to the next generation of fans in this captivating graphic novel of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, built from the final script and high-resolution images from the movie.


Tue
10th

William Shakespeare's The Last Jedi
Ian Doescher
Hardback Book [Quirk Books]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi, reimagined as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, theatrical stage directions, and woodcut-style illustrations!


Tue
31st

Jedi Academy: The Principal Strikes Back
Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Children's Book [Scholastic Books]
It's Victor Starspeeder's third year at Jedi Academy! It's also his first year ever without his sister, Christina. After last year's security-breach, Principal Marr has been demoted and replaced with Commander ZC-04, a big, scary droid. There's a curfew, new regulations, and everyone is on edge. But when Victor and his friends dig a little deeper into the changes at the school, they find that there's a lot more to this story than the droids want to admit!



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Wed
7th

Rebel Rising
Beth Revis
Paperback YA Novel [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Jyn Erso has dedicated herself to the cause. But fighting alongside Saw Gerrera 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...


 

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This release schedule is based on the latest information from various sources, including starwars.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; amazon.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; amazon.co.uk[External site - opens in a new window/tab]; Disney; Del Rey Books[External site - opens in a new window/tab] and RandomHouse.com[External site - opens in a new window/tab]. The information supplied is an indication of proposed dates for publication, it does not guarantee either date of publication nor availability of any title.

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