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The April 2020 solicitations from Marvel Comics have been revealed and it features six new comics, one epic collection, and two trade paperbacks – including the launch of the new ongoing Doctor Aphra ongoing.

 

COMIC BOOKS
ON SALE 1st April 2020
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1

ON SALE 8th April 2020
STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #3

ON SALE 15th April 2020
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #3

ON SALE 22nd April 2020
STAR WARS #5

ON SALE 29th April 2020
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #2
STAR WARS: THE ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVERS #1

 

COLLECTIONS
ON SALE 13th May 2020
STAR WARS: JEDI FALLEN ORDER – DARK TEMPLE TPB
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF KYLO REN TPB

ON SALE 20th May 2020
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE REBELLION VOL. 4 TPB

 

Here are all the details:

 

STAR WARS #5
CHARLES SOULE (W)

JESUS SAIZ (A)

COVER BY R.B. SILVA

EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VARIANT COVER BY:
CHRIS SPROUSE

VARIANT COVER BY PATRICK ZIRCHER

The next steps on Luke Skywalker’s search for Jedi wisdom begin here!

  • 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?

32 PGS. / Rated T / $3.99

 

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1
ALYSSA WONG (W)

MARIKA CRESTA (A)

COVER BY VALENTINA REMENAR

VARIANT COVER BY ASHLEY WITTER

VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS SPROUSE

VARIANT COVER BY VALENTINA REMENAR

 

NEW CREW, NEW MISSION!

With the Rebel Alliance back on the run after their defeat at the Battle of Hoth, it’s never been a more dangerous time for outlaws, scoundrels and the errant rogue archaeologist to make their way in the galaxy. But 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. And 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?

32 PGS. / Rated T / $3.99

 

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #2
ALYSSA WONG (W)

MARIKA CRESTA (A)

COVER BY VALENTINA REMENAR

VARIANT COVER BY SARA PICHELLI

BEWARE THE MAD CITY!

DOCTOR APHRA and her new team have tracked the RINGS OF VAALE to a mysterious planet filled with primordial horror. What’s worse, the rings may be cursed…a malediction that could already be tearing Aphra’s crew apart. Will they escape the terror of the cursed planet with the precious rings or succumb to the creeping madness pervading the ancient world?

32 PGS. / Rated T / $3.99

 

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #3
GREG PAK (W)

RAFFAELE IENCO (A)

COVER BY INHYUK LEE

VARIANT COVER BY AARON KUDER

EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VARIANT COVER BY:
CHRIS SPROUSE

GHOSTS OF VADER’S PAST!

Empire Strikes Back Variant
  • 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.
  • Delve deeper into Vader’s past than you thought possible with this shocking tale of tragedy and revenge!
32 PGS. / Rated T / $3.99

 

 

STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #3
ETHAN SACKS (W)

PAOLO VILLANELLI (A)

COVER BY LEE BERMEJO

EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VARIANT COVER BY:
CHRIS SPROUSE

VARIANT BY MICHAEL GOLDEN

DUEL TO THE DEATH…AS THE SCOREKEEPER WILLS!

Empire Strikes Back Variant
  • 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.
  • Every bounty hunter, including the fearsome BOBA FETT, is after Lash. But what truly drives Fett to hunt down this particular quarry? Is it for the payday or…vengeance?! What exactly happened to Boba, Valance and Lash on that ill-fated mission so many years ago…?

32 PGS. / Rated T / $3.99

 

 

STAR WARS: THE ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVERS #1
JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (A)

COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

Get the ultimate Star Wars action figure collection — in one single, giant-sized comic book! As a child, John Tyler Christopher spent his days playing with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and his beloved Boba Fett. As an adult, Christopher has spent the last five years drawing the greatest heroes and villains of the galaxy far, far away in a stellar series of Action Figure Variant Covers to Marvel’s Star Wars titles — which have become as sought-after among fans as the original toys! Now, almost 100 of Christopher’s covers — featuring everyone from Ackbar to Zuckuss — are assembled, in all their full-size glory, in this instant collector’s item issue. And you don’t even have to agonize over taking them out of the box!

104 PGS. / ONE-SHOT / Rated T / $9.99

 

 

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF KYLO REN TPB

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Penciled by WILL SLINEY

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

With Ben Solo’s fall comes Kylo Ren’s rise! As the son of Rebel Alliance heroes Leia Organa and Han Solo, and Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s nephew and protégé, 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 Ben has Darth Vader’s blood in his veins. Voices from both his past and future tell him who he must be. He will shatter, he will be reforged and his destiny will be revealed. Snoke awaits. The Knights of Ren await. Ben Solo’s path to his true self begins here. Collecting STAR WARS: RISE OF KYLO REN #1-4.
112 PGS. / Rated T / $15.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-92418-8
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Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren (Star Wars (Marvel))
  • Soule, Charles (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 112 Pages - 07/28/2020 (Publication Date) - Marvel (Publisher)

 

STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION:
THE REBELLION VOL. 4 TPB

WRITTEN BY: ROB WILLIAMS, BRANDON BADEAUX, JEREMY BARLOW, THOMAS ANDREWS, JOHN WAGNER & MORE

PENCILLED BY: BRANDON BADEAUX, MICHEL LACOMBE, COLIN WILSON, DUSTIN WEAVER, FRANCISCO RUIZ VELASCO, CARLOS EZQUERRA, CHRIS BRUNNER & MORE

COVER BY BRANDON BADEAUX

The war against the Empire continues! Months after the Death Star’s destruction, the Rebel Alliance has begun the fight to dismantle the Empire piece by piece. Rebel strategist Jorin Sol has been rescued from the enemy’s clutches — but is he now friend or foe? And Luke Skywalker’s childhood pal Imperial Lieutenant Janek “Tank” Sunber claims he wants to join the Rebellion — but Princess Leia thinks it’s a trap. Can Luke still trust his old friend? Plus: The cross-time “Vector” saga continues! Bounty hunter Boba Fett takes on a series of deadly assignments! Lando Calrissian moves to Cloud City! And more! Collecting STAR WARS: REBELLION #1-16, STAR WARS: BOBA FETT — OVERKILL and STAR WARS: BOBA FETT #1/2 — and material from STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC/REBELLION #0 and STAR WARS TALES #3, #15, #17 and #21.
496 PGS. / Rated T / $44.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-92505-5
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Rebellion Vol. 4
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 496 Pages - 09/01/2020 (Publication Date) - Marvel (Publisher)

 

STAR WARS: JEDI FALLEN ORDER — DARK TEMPLE TPB

WRITTEN BY: MATTHEW ROSENBERG

PENCILLED BY: PAOLO VILLANELLI & RUAIRÍ COLEMAN

COVER BY MARCO CHECCHETTO

Leading into Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the third-person action-adventure Star Wars title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows Jedi Master Eno Cordova and his impulsive Padawan, Cere Junda, on their most dangerous mission yet! The Jedi Council has sent them to the remote planet Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a recently discovered temple. But Cordova and Junda soon learn that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than the mysteries within it! Clandestine local resistance forces and ruthless corporate security troops wage a war for the fate of Ontotho — and the Jedi are caught in the middle! Who are the deadly Tomb Guardians, and what are they protecting? What secrets lie deep within the hidden temple? The race is on to find out! Collecting STAR WARS: JEDI FALLEN ORDER — DARK TEMPLE #1-5.
136 PGS. / Parental AdvisorySLC / $17.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-91995-5
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order - Dark Temple
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 120 Pages - 09/15/2020 (Publication Date) - Marvel (Publisher)

 

 

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