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[Book and Comic Release Schedule]
 [UK]2020 UK 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.
All titles/dates subject to change.

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DUE TO THE WORLDWIDE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
ALL RELEASE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

During April and early May comics distributor Diamond did not supply any new titles and as such a backlog of issues has built up. As the pandemic eases most titles are being rescheduled as per this schedule. However some titles have yet to be given a new release date, click here for affected titles.

 

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Tue
2nd

Queen's Peril
E. K. Johnston
Hardback YA Novel [Disney-Lucasfilm Press (import)]
When Naboo is invaded by forces of the Trade Federation, Queen Amidala and her handmaidens will face the greatest test--of themselves, and of each other.


Wed
17th

Age of Rebellion
Greg Pak, Chris Spouse, Mark Laming et al.
Hardback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Witness the moments that defined your favorite characters, the incredible battles that shaped them – and their eternal conflict between light and darkness!.
Collates all 9 issues of Age of Rebellion.


Wed
24th

Star Wars Adventures: Volume 9: Fight the Empire!
Cavan Scott, Ian Flynn, Derek Charm, Elsa Charretier et al.
Paperback Graphic Novella [IDW Publishing]
Han and Luke embark on a mission to secure equipment for the fledgling rebellion; Leia embarks on a dangerous mission with R2-D2 and C-3PO; Lando and Chewbacca aboard the Millennium Falcon for another rollicking mission on behalf of the Rebel Alliance!
Collates Star Wars Adventures #21 - #23.


Wed
24th

Bounty Hunters #3
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Bossk confronts Valance in the ultimate heavyweight battle and only one bounty hunter will remain standing when the dust clears.
• The mysterious Nakano Lash finally resurfaces, threatening to plunge the underworld into an all-out war between two of the most powerful criminal syndicates in the galaxy.


Wed
24th

Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales #2
Michael Moreci, Derek Charm, Megan Levens et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
A five-issue mini-series similar to Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence in each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.


Thu
25th

Alphabet Squadron: Shadow Fall
Alexander Freed
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Century]
After their narrow victory over Shadow Wing, Alphabet Squadron is on the attack, hunting their adversaries within the Imperial Remnant. As battle lines blur, Alphabet Squadron finds itself not only fighting their resurgent foes, but their leader’s own deadly shadow.


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Thu
2nd

Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire
Delilah S. Dawson
Trade Paperback Novel [Arrow]
After devastating losses at the hands of the First Order, General Leia Organa has dispatched her agents across the galaxy in search of allies, sanctuary, and firepower—and her top spy, Vi Moradi, may have just found all three, on a secluded world at the galaxy’s edge.
Contains exclusive short story Black Spire: Return to a Shattered Planet.


Wed
8th

Star Wars Adventures #32
Michael Moreci, Cavan Scott et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Learn more about the heroes and villains of The Rise of Skywalker! In this issue, the spotlight falls on Finn.
Plus a special installment of Tales from Wild Space, where the crew of the Star Herald swing into action themselves!


Wed
8th

Epic Collection: Legacy Vol.3 (Star Wars Legends)
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema, Dave Ross et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Cade Skywalker and his crew are back to their old pirating ways, but soon find themselves stranded on Tatooine - with a trio of Black Sun assassins on their trail!
Collates Legacy #37- #40, #42- #50, Legacy: War #1- #6.


Wed
15th

Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales #3
Michael Moreci, Derek Charm, Valentina Pinto et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
A five-issue mini-series similar to Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence in each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.


Tue
21st

Doctor Aphra
Sarah Kuhn et al.
Audio Dramatisation [RandomHouse Audio]
Doctor Aphra teams up with Darth Vader himself in this audiobook original - an expanded adaptation of the critically acclaimed Marvel comics series, performed by a full cast.


Tue
21st

Galaxy's Edge - Traveler's Guide to Batuu
Cole Horton
Hardback Reference Book [becker&mayer!]
Welcome to Batuu, a trading post at the edge of the galaxy where smugglers, bounty hunters, and rogue adventurers swap stories, food, and goods. Like any good tourist, you’re going to need a guide book to lead you through your visit. Here is your official guide.


Wed
22nd

Doctor Aphra #2
Alyssa Wong, Marika Cresta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
To find the cursed Rings of Vaale, Aphra will need a crew of treasure hunters the likes of which the galaxy has never seen before! But Ronen Tagge, heir to the powerful Tagge family, also has his eyes on the prize. Do Aphra and her team stand a chance at fortune and glory?


Tue
28th

Dark Legends
George Mann, Grant Griffin
Children's Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import]]
This unique in-world collection hallows the spooky tales and ghost stories that would have kept young Luke and Leia up at night. These six frightful fables have been carefully woven from the expansive fabric that is the Star Wars galaxy.


Wed
29th

Darth Vader #3
Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• In his quest to destroy everyone who hid the existence of his son, Luke Skywalker, from him, Darth Vader has formed an unlikely partnership with an eerie shadow from his previous life.
• Now they return to Naboo where a powerful new host of vengeful ghosts awaits them.


Wed
29th

Star Wars: The Action Figure Variant Covers (one-shot)
John Tyler Christopher
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
For the last five years artist John Tyler Christopher has been drawing the heroes and villains of the Star Wars galaxy in a series of Action Figure Variant Covers to Marvel’s Star Wars titles. Now, almost 100 of his covers are assembled, in all their full-size glory, in this instant collector’s item issue.


Wed
29th

The Rise of Kylo Ren
Charles Soule, Will Sliney et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
As the son of heroes Leia and Han , as well as Luke's own nephew and protege, Ben Solo has the potential to be a great force for light in the galaxy. But the Skywalker legacy casts a long shadow, the currents of the dark side run deep... and Darth Vader's blood runs in Ben's veins.
Collates The Rise of Kylo Ren #1 - #4.


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Star Wars Insider #197

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Featuring all the latest Star Wars news, plus celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Tue
4th

Poe Dameron: Free Fall
Alex Segura
Hardback YA Novel [Disney-Lucasfilm Press (import)]
It’s been a few years since Poe’s mother, who was a pilot for the Rebellion, passed away, and Poe and his father have had more and more trouble connecting. Not sure what he wants to do with his life, teenage Poe runs away from home to find adventure, and to figure out what kind of man he is meant to be.


Thu
4th

The Mandalorian: The Art and Imagery Vol. 1

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Explore the amazing world of The Mandalorian. This deluxe edition collects the stunning artwork from the first four chapters of the Disney+ smash hit, highlighting the characters, creatures, allies, enemies, and environments of this all-new Star Wars story.


Wed
5th

Star Wars #5
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Following a mysterious vision he received on Cloud City, Luke travels to a lost planet looking for a woman he believes may hold the key to his Jedi future and that of the entire Rebellion.
• But will he arrive at his destination in time to learn what he needs... or will the evil Darth Vader get there first?


Wed
12th

Darth Vader #4
Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Vader continues his terrifying quest for vengeance against everyone who hid the existence of his son from him.
• But on Naboo, he faces a deadly new challenge as his focus turns from Luke to Padme, the wife of the man Vader used to be.
• And what secrets lie in the tomb of Padme Amidala?


Wed
12th

Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales #4
Michael Moreci, Derek Charm, Davide Tinto et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
A five-issue mini-series similar to Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence in each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.


Wed
19th

Bounty Hunters #4
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• With a blaster aimed at this back, cyborg bounty hunter Valance closes in on Nakano Lash, the mentor who abandoned him many years ago.
• But what is the secret that Lash has been hiding ever since that fateful, doomed mission — one that led her to betray her entire crew?
• Those answers may die with her if a vengeful Boba Fett gets to her first.


Tue
25th

The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark
Lou Anders, Tom Angleberger, Zoraida Córdova, Jason Fry et al.
Children's Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press (import)]
From Anakin to Yoda, Count Dooku to Darth Maul, this exciting middle grade anthology will recount 11 different stories from The Clone Wars by 11 different authors.


Tue
25th

The Empire Strikes Back - 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in this special behind-the-scenes retrospective edition. Collects together a wealth of features and interviews, including: original cast and crew members and behind the scenes photos.


Wed
26th

Doctor Aphra #3
Alyssa Wong, Marika Cresta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Separated from her crew, Aphra finds herself in peril at the hands of Ronen Tagge's mercenaries!
• Could there be a traitor in their midst?
• And can Aphra outwit them before the curse of the city swallows her and her new team whole?


Wed
26th

Star Wars Adventures Annual 2020
Cavan Scott, Nick Brokenshire et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Framed for a crime he didn't commit, Jaxxon finds himself at odds with the Empire, the Rebellion, and his ex-partner Amaiza Foxtrain!
Plus, an all-new tale of everyone's favorite droid bounty hunter from The Empire Strikes Back - IG-88! (With apologies to 4-LOM.)


Wed
26th

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith - Volume 2
Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli et al.
Hardback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
As the Empire’s grip on the galaxy tightens, the stirrings of a rebellion begin in the Mon Cala system. The fearsome Darth Vader knows that order must be maintained at all costs – but bringing Mon Cala to heel means finding the surviving Jedi that foment this unrest...
Collates Darth Vader (2017) #13 - #25 & Darth Vader Annual #2 (2016).


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Wed
2nd

Epic Collection: The Rebellion Vol.4 (Star Wars Legends)
Brandon Badeaux, Jeremy Barlow, Thomas Andrews et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Months after the Death Star's destruction, the Rebel Alliance has begun the fight to take apart the Empire piece by piece.
Collates Rebellion #1- #16; Boba Fett: Overkill; Boba Fett 1/2; material from Star Wars Tales #3, #15, #17, #21.


Wed
9th

Star Wars #6
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• The Force led Luke Skywalker to someone who can provide him with great insight into the path to Jedi wisdom.
• But their meeting will change Skywalker forever. Luke thought his duel against his father, Darth Vader, was the ultimate test. But Luke’s trials have only just begun...
• Meanwhile, Vader continues his search for his long-lost son, and the Rebel Alliance finds itself on the verge of a losing all hope.


Wed
9th

Age of Resistance
Tom Taylor, Leonard Kirk et al.
Hardback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Witness the moments that defined your favorite characters, the incredible battles that shaped them – and their eternal conflict between light and darkness!.
Collates all 9 issues of Age of Resistance.


Tue
15th

Star Wars: Fascinating Facts
Pablo Hidalgo
Hardback Reference Book [Portable Press]
An insider’s guide to little-known facts from all nine films of the Skywalker Saga.


Wed
16th

Darth Vader #5
Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Vader's search for revenge against those who hid his son Luke reaches a terrible climax – at the tomb of Padme Amidala!
• What secrets does he learn? And who will pay as a result?
• All the answers are coming – in the ruins of Polis Massa – the birthplace of Luke Skywalker!


Wed
16th

Star Wars Adventures (2020) #1
Michael Moreci, Nick Brokenshire et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing]
Between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker, Poe and Finn have taken Rey to a remote planet to continue her Jedi training. But they're surprised to find that the First Order's reach extends far and wide.
Plus, an all-new tale of the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Dath Vader!


Wed
16th

Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Temple
Matthew Rosenberg, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Jedi Master Eno Cordova and his Padawan Cere Junda have been sent to Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a temple. But they soon find that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than any mysteries within it.
Collates Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Temple #1 - #5.


Wed
16th

Epic Collection: The Empire Vol.6 (Star Wars Legends)

Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
The Empire’s power is at its peak but not every problem requires military might. Sometimes all you need is the right agent, in the right place, with the willingness to get the job done. An agent like Jahan Cross! Plus the origin of Vader’s secret apprentice, the deadly Starkiller!
Collates Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse, Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets, The Force Unleashed, and The Force Unleashed II.


Wed
23rd

Bounty Hunters #5
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Only one man can stop Boba Fett from executing his long sought vengeance. But can Valance survive the battle of the two greatest bounty hunters of their age?
• Why did Nakano Lash betray her team during their doomed mission to Corellia?


Wed
23rd

Star Wars Adventures: Volume 10: Driving Force

Paperback Graphic Novella [IDW Publishing]
Join Princess Leia, Poe Dameron, BB-8, Rey, and more in these middle-grade graphic novel adventures!
Collates Star Wars Adventures #24 - #26.


Wed
30th

Doctor Aphra #4
Alyssa Wong, Marika Cresta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Trapped and betrayed, Aphra fights to escape the cursed city of Vaale before madness overcomes her!
• Meanwhile, Ronen Tagge's sinister plan for the Rings of Vaale approaches fruition.
• Will Aphra be able to thwart him in time?


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Star Wars Insider #198

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Featuring all the latest Star Wars news.


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Thu
8th

Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising
Timothy Zahn
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Century]
The first book in a new trilogy set before Thrawn traveled to the Empire and became a Grand Admiral. Journey to the Unknown Regions and learn more about Thrawn’s origins and his home: The Chiss Ascendency.


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Thu
5th

Star Wars: Complete Vehicles - Incredible Cross-Sections (New Ed.)
Pablo Hidalgo, Jason Fry, Curtis Saxton, David West Reynolds et al.
Hardback Reference Book [DK]
Explore the epic Star Wars saga through incredible cross-sections More than 100 magnificent cross-section artworks bring the vehicles of Star Wars to life. New cross-sections, amazing detail, and comprehensive text make this the ultimate reference to the craft of a galaxy far, far away...


Wed
11th

Star Wars: Volume 1: The Destiny Path
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
In the wake of The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion: the Rebel fleet is scattered; Han Solo captured by Boba Fett; Luke has learnt the truth of his father... now the survivors must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance.
Collates Star Wars (2020) #1 - #6.


Wed
11th

From the Journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi, Mike Mayhew, Salvador Larroca et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Obi-Wan has slowly adjusted to his life of exile on Tatooine, secretly protecting young Luke Skywalker. But now injustice reigns as villainous scum run rampant, extorting moisture farmers and wreaking havoc. Will "Old Ben" risk revealing himself to do what's right?
Collates Star Wars #7, #15, #20, #26 - #30, plus material from #37.


Wed
25th

Darth Vader Volume 1: Dark Heart of the Sith
Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Darth Vader continues his quest for revenge against everyone who hid his son Luke from him. But when his search takes him deep into his past, he uncovers a hauntingly familiar face that will challenge everything he knows...
Collates Darth Vader (2020) #1 - #6.


Wed
25th

Bounty Hunters Volume 1: Galaxy's Deadliest
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic NovelBook [Marvel]
Years ago, Breleit Valance and Bossk joined Boba Fett on a mission that went sideways, thanks to a violent betrayal by Valance’s mentor Nakano Lash! Now, Lash has finally resurfaced under mysterious circumstances – and every bounty hunter in the galaxy wants a piece.
Collates Bounty Hunters #1 - #5.


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The Rise of Skywalker (Expanded Edition)
Rae Carson
Trade Paperback Novel [Arrow]


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Alphabet Squadron: Shadow Fall
Alexander Freed
Trade Paperback Novel [Arrow]
After their narrow victory over Shadow Wing, Alphabet Squadron is on the attack, hunting their adversaries within the Imperial Remnant. As battle lines blur, Alphabet Squadron finds itself not only fighting their resurgent foes, but their leader’s own deadly shadow.


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Star Wars Insider #199

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Featuring all the latest Star Wars news.


         

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January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Wed
9th

Epic Collection: Tales of the Jedi Vol.1 (Star Wars Legends)

Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Journey all the way back to the beginning, more than 25,000 years before the saga of the Skywalkers, and discover how the Jedi began! Before lightsabers, before hyperspace travel, before the Jedi’s message spread throughout the galaxy...
Collates Dawn of the Jedi: Force Storm, Prisoner of Bogan and Force War.


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Doctor Aphra: Volume 1: Fortune and Fate
Alyssa Wong, Marika Cresta et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
After a string of bad luck and near escapes, Doctor Aphra is back on the job – hunting the score of a lifetime that’s too good to pass up. To find the cursed Rings of Vaale, Aphra will need a crew of treasure hunters the likes of which the galaxy has never seen before!
Collates Doctor Aphra (2020) #1 - #5.


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Epic Collection: The New Republic Vol.5 (Star Wars Legends)

Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Six years after the Battle of Endor, the Rebel heroes work to unite the galaxy. But a new Empire has risen from the chaos to strike back, reclaiming its capital of Coruscant and building massive new World Devastators to ravage entire planets...
Collates Dark Empire, Dark Empire II and Empire's End.


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Star Wars: Volume 2
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Paperback & Digital Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Commander Ellian Zahra has been tasked with the job of tracking down the remnants of the scattered Rebel Fleet. From the bridge of her flagship, the Tarkin’s Will, her goal is to eradicate all resistance. But her secret goal is to destroy Leia Organa!
Collates Star Wars (2020) #7 - #11.


         

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POSTPONED TITLES

Release of the following titles were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, their release has been postponed to a future but, as yet, unknown date.
Titles originally scheduled for release in April:
       
Wed
29th

Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales #5
Michael Moreci, Derek Charm, Philip Murphy et al.
Children's Comic Book [IDW Publishing (import)]
A five-issue mini-series similar to Tales From Vader’s Castle and Return to Vader’s Castle minis, written by Michael Moreci with a framing sequence in each issue from Derek Charm as the heroes from the animated series share war stories while pinned down in the middle of the conflict.


Titles originally scheduled for release in June:
         
Wed
3rd

The Rise of Skywalker #1
Jody Houser, Will Sliney et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
From beyond the Outer Rim, an old enemy returns! Rey and the Resistance set out on a desperate quest to stop the threat of the Final Order! Can they succeed where Luke Skywalker himself failed? And what is Kylo Ren's real goal in partnering with the resurrected Palpatine?


Wed
24th

Star Wars #7
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Commander Ellian Zahra has been tasked by the terrifying Darth Vader with the job of tracking down the remnants of the Rebel Fleet, scattered since the Battle of Hoth.
• From the bridge of her flagship the Tarkin's Will, she hunts the galaxy, eradicating all resistance, her secret goal to destroy Leia Organa...



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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