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[Book and Comic Release Schedule]
 [US]2020 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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DUE TO THE WORLDWIDE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ALL
RELEASE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Comics distributor Diamond stated that "products distributed by them and slated for an on-sale date of April 1st or later will not be shipped to retailers until further notice".  Marvel has confirmed that it is working on a "larger scale plan" to address this issue.

 

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

Tue
10th

Queen's Shadow
E. K. Johnstone
Paperback YA Novel [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Padmé Amidala is unsure about taking on her new role as a galatic senator, but with her most loyal handmaidens, she must figure out how to navigate the treacherous waters of politics and forge a new identity beyond the queen's shadow.


Wed
11th

Bounty Hunters #1
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
While the battle between the Rebellion and the Empire raged in the stars, the darker corners of the universe belonged to the bounty hunters...


Wed
11th

Darth Vader #2
Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• In the wake of the shocking revelations of The Empire Strikes Back, 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.


Wed
11th

The Rise of Kylo Ren #4 (Part 4 of 4)
Charles Soule, Will Sliney et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Ben Solo, once the Jedi's greatest hope, is swallowed by the Dark Side.
• It is his destiny - and if there was ever another path, Snoke and the Knights of Ren made certain he could not see it.
• From Ben, to Ren... and now he is lost.


Tue
17th

The Rise of Skywalker (Expanded Edition)
Rae Carson
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
Official novelisation of film.


Tue
17th

Star Wars Insider #196

Magazine [Titan Magazines]
Fascinating features, exclusive interviews, and the very latest news. Star Wars Insider has sections that detail updates in the Star Wars universe: news about events, fan fiction, exclusive previews, articles that explore the Star Wars universe, questions and answers, excerpts from comics and books, and interviews.


Wed
18th

Star Wars #4
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Luke, Lando and Leia have returned to Cloud City! They each left things on Bespin they desperately need - a weapon, a friend, and crucial information.
• But the city is swarming with Imperials, under occupation by an Empire desperate to steal its resources.
• Things did not go well for the trio the last time they visited this place. This time... might be even worse.


Wed
18th

Star Wars Volume 13: Rogues and Rebels
Greg Pak, Phil Noto et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
Who exactly is Dar Champion, and how far can Leia trust him when Han’s life is on the line? What shocking lesson will Luke learn when Warba finally reveals her true self?
Collates Star Wars #73 – #75 and Empire Ascendant #1.


Wed
18th

Star Wars Adventures #31
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 Rey.
Plus a special installment of Tales from Wild Space, where the crew of the Star Herald swing into action themselves!


Wed
25th

Bounty Hunters #2
Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
• Valance will stop at nothing to find his old mentor, Nakano Lash, after her stinging betrayal years earlier.
• But other bounty hunters have taken the job after a vicious crime lord put out the hit.
• Bossk, Fett and a slew of new killers are hot on Lash’s trail. Can Valance get to her first?


Wed
25th

Epic Collection: The Clone Wars Vol.3 (Star Wars Legends)
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema, Rick Leonardi, Brian Ching et al.
Paperback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Renegade Jedi Quinlan Vos has crept closer than ever to the dark side of the Force and now he must not only confront his former student Aayla Secura, but place his fate in the hands of the Jedi Council itself!
Collates Republic #68- #73, General Grievous, Obsession, FCBD 2006.


Tue
31st

Thrawn: Treason
Timothy Zahn
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
As Thrawn works to secure his place in the Imperial hierarchy, his former protégé Eli Vanto returns with a dire warning about Thrawn’s homeworld. Thrawn’s mastery of strategy must guide him through an impossible choice: duty to the Chiss Ascendancy, or fealty to the Empire he has sworn to serve.


         

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

Comics distributor Diamond stated that "products distributed by them and slated for an on-sale date of April 1st or later will not be shipped to retailers until further notice".  Marvel has confirmed that it is working on a "larger scale plan" to address this issue.

 

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

Wed
1st

Doctor Aphra #1
Alyssa Wong, Marika Cresta et al.
Comic Book & e-Comic Book [Marvel]
After a string of bad luck and near escapes, Doctor Aphra is back on the job! She’s been keeping a low profile – jobs are scarce and credits scarcer. But the promise of the score of a lifetime is a chance too good for her to pass up...


Wed
1st

Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales #1
Michael Moreci, Derek Charm, Arianna Florean 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
8th

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
8th

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.


Wed
8th

Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader's Castle
Cavan Scott, Francesco Francavilla, et al.
Paperback Graphic Novella [IDW Publishing]
This exciting graphic novel explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Jabba the Hutt, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asajj Ventress--all under the shadow of Darth Vader!
Collates Return to Vader's Castle #1 - #5.


Wed
15th

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
15th

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
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

The Rise of Skywalker (Junior Novelisation)

Paperback Children's Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Official children's novelisation of film.


Tue
21st

Jedi Academy #9: At Last, Jedi
Jarrett Krosoczka
Children's Book [Scholastic]
At last, Christina Starspeeder graduates from the Jedi Academy!


Wed
22nd

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
22nd

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.


Tue
28th

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
29th

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?


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

Age of Rebellion
Greg Pak, Chris Spouse, Marc Guggenheim et al.
Hardback Graphic Novel [Marvel]
Meet the heroes and villains of the Rebellion! Witness the moments that define them, the incredible battles that shaped them – and their eternal conflict between light and darkness!
Collates all issues of Age of Rebellion.


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]
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.


         

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

Comics distributor Diamond stated that "products distributed by them and slated for an on-sale date of April 1st or later will not be shipped to retailers until further notice".  Marvel has confirmed that it is working on a "larger scale plan" to address this issue.

 

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

Wed
6th

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.


Wed
6th

Epic Collection: Legacy Vol.3 (Star Wars Legends)
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema, Dave Ross et al.
Paperback 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
13th

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
13th

The Rise of Kylo Ren
Charles Soule, Will Sliney et al.
Paperback 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.


Wed
13th

Jedi Fallen Order: Dark Temple
Matthew Rosenberg, Paolo Villanelli et al.
Paperback 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
20th

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
27th

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.


         

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

Comics distributor Diamond stated that "products distributed by them and slated for an on-sale date of April 1st or later will not be shipped to retailers until further notice".  Marvel has confirmed that it is working on a "larger scale plan" to address this issue.

 

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

Tue
2nd

Queen's Peril
E. K. Johnston
Hardback YA Novel, Audio Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
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
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
3rd

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
10th

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?


Wed
17th

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
17th

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.


Tue
23rd

Alphabet Squadron: Shadow Fall
Alexander Freed
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
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.


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...


Wed
24th

Star Wars: Volume 1
Charles Soule, Jesús Saiz et al.
Paperback 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.


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Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire
Delilah S. Dawson
Trade Paperback Novel [Del Rey]
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.


         

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Wed
29th

From the Journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi, Mike Mayhew, Salvador Larroca et al.
Paperback 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.


         

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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]
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.


Tue
25th

The High Republic: Light of the Jedi
Charles Soule
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
Two hundred years before the events of The Phantom Menace, in the era of the glorious High Republic, the noble and wise Jedi Knights must face a frightening threat to themselves, the galaxy, and the Force itself...


         

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

Tue
8th

The High Republic: A Test of Courage
Justine Ireland
Hardback Children's Book [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
When a transport ship is abruptly kicked out of hyperspace as part of a galaxy-wide disaster, newly-minted teen Jedi Vernestra Rwoh, a young Padawan, an audacious tech-kid, and the son of an ambassador are stranded on a jungle moon where they must work together to survive both the dangerous terrain and a hidden danger lurking in the shadows.


         
 

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

Tue
6th

Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising
Timothy Zahn
Hardback Novel, e- Book and Audio Book [Del Rey]
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.


Tue
6th

The High Republic: Into the Dark
Claudia Gray
Hardback YA Novel [Disney-Lucasfilm Press]
Padawan Reath Silas is being sent from the cosmopolitan galactic capital of Coruscant to the undeveloped frontier and he couldn’t be less happy about it. He’d rather stay at the Jedi Temple, studying the archives. But when the ship he’s traveling on is knocked out of hyperspace in a galactic-wide disaster, Reath finds himself at the center of the action...


         

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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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