Witness The Rise Of A Dark Lord In DARTH VADER #1 – Coming in June!

Witness The Rise Of A Dark Lord In DARTH VADER #1 – Coming in June!
Charles Soule & Giuseppe Camuncoli Bring You Darth Vader As You’ve Never Seen Before!

New York, NY—March 13, 2017 — The most fearsome villain in the entire galaxy returns for an all-new series! Today, Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. are pleased to announce a new beginning for one of the most popular Star Wars™ comic book series! This June, prepare for DARTH VADER #1 – the all-new ongoing series coming to a comic shop near you! Superstar writer Charles Soule (Poe Dameron, Astonishing X-Men) will team with chartbusting artist Giuseppe Camuncoli (Amazing Spider-Man) to chronicle the epic rise of one of the greatest villains in all of fiction!

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Comes To Marvel This April! Get Your First Look!

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Comes To Marvel This April – Your First Look!

Featuring Story Content Not Seen In the Film!

New York, NY— March 7th, 2017 — The Rebellion comes to Marvel Comics this spring as one of the biggest films of 2016 becomes one of the biggest comics of 2017! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look inside the STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION #1 – the new series available wherever comics are sold on April 5th! Written by Jody Houser (Max Ride) with art by Emilio Laiso (Star Wars Annual) and Oscar Bazaldua (Gwenpool Holiday Special) , join the harrowing group of Rebels as they embark on a life or death mission to save the galaxy!

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STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL – A New Five-Part Crossover Beginning This May

STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL – A New Five-Part
Crossover Beginning This May!
Star Wars” & “Doctor Aphra” Collide For All-New Story

New York, NY—February 9th, 2017 — Two of the biggest comics in the industry collide as Star Wars and Star Wars: Doctor Aphra cross over for the first time! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL – a blockbuster five-part story beginning this May! Superstar writers Jason Aaron (Star Wars, The Mighty Thor) and Kieron Gillen (Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra) join forces once again to combine their two hit series for an epic crossover in the mighty Marvel manner!

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Comics With Kenobi Issue #27 (246)

We’re two years in and then some in this grand experiment of Marvel’s Star Wars comics. We have to admit, it’s been a heck of a run.

In this episode, we’re talking the releases from January and the first week of February.

Listen to the show here.

We interview with comic creators Alex Ray and Jim Mello. The artist and writer from Florida created A Star Wars Comic, a monthly fan-made comic that takes readers — in just six pages — deeper into the Star Wars head canon.

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Comes to Marvel Comics This April!

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Comes to Marvel Comics This April!
Featuring Story Content Not Seen In The Feature Film!

New York, NY—January 17th, 2017 — The Rebellion comes to Marvel! This April, one of the biggest films of 2016 becomes one of the biggest comics of 2017 as ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY comes to comic shops and digital devices everywhere! Written by Jody Houser (Max Ride) with art by Emilio Laiso (Star Wars Annual), join the harrowing group of Rebels as they embark on a life or death mission to save the galaxy!

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MARVEL COMICS UPDATES ITS DIGITAL CODE PROGRAM AND INTRODUCES BONUS DIGITAL COMICS

MARVEL COMICS UPDATES ITS DIGITAL CODE PROGRAM AND INTRODUCES BONUS DIGITAL COMICS
Marvel Titles Found only in Comic Retailers will now Unlock FREE Additional Digital Comics

New York, NY—January 6, 2017— Marvel is proud to announce that, beginning February 2017, all Marvel digital redeem codes found within the pages of Marvel Universe titles will unlock two or more BONUS DIGITAL COMICS on the Marvel Comics app for iPhone®, iPad®, iPhone® and select Android devices* at no additional cost!

Starting this year with Marvel Universe titles (excluding all-ages comics), only available within your local comic shop, the Marvel digital code will be upgraded to unlock two or more additional digital Marvel comics – stretching your dollars’ worth!

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The Star Wars Show | 20 Years of StarWars.com, BB-8 Force Band Obstacle Course, and Dr. Aphra #2

This week on The Star Wars Show, Lucasfilm’s Lynne Hale stops by to talk to guest host, Pablo Hidalgo, about the 20th anniversary of StarWars.com, Sphero’s Battle-Worn BB-8 runs through an obstacle course with the aid of a force band, and we get a first look at Marvel’s Dr. Aphra #2.

See all that and much more in the video below:

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Jedi News Network: Take Cover Episode 11 is Here!

Grab your bookmarks, it’s time to Take Cover as we focus on the writings of the Star Wars galaxy. This month Brian, Matt and Mark are joined by James Burns of Star Wars Collectors Cast and the galaxy’s biggest and best collector Steve Sansweet, right from Rancho Obi-Wan itself. Brian talks Galactic Atlas with Egmont’s Emil Fortune and the team discuss the newly announced Darth Maul mini-series from Marvel. You can contact us on Skype at JediNewsNetwork with your comments, views and opinions and be a part of the show.

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The Star Wars Canon Dispatch: November 2016

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The Star Wars Canon Dispatch
November 2016

Welcome to The Star Wars Canon Dispatch, an unofficial monthly contextual look at the recent and upcoming releases in Star Wars storytelling.

Recent Releases (October 16 – November 15)

Rebels 7“Ocean Rescue” – Rebels Magazine, No. 7
Martin Fisher, writer / Bob Molesworth, artist

Time Frame: Between Episodes III: Revenge of the Sith and IV: A New Hope, during the era of Star Wars Rebels, likely between Seasons 1 and 2.

Canon Influence: We got to see a bit of Sabine’s history come through in this story, a brief glimpse at what happened to her when she was in the Imperial Academy.  The stories in this comic strip are becoming more relevant as the issues go on, which is very exciting to see.

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The Force Still Strong with Star Wars Toys, Sales Data Shows

The Force Still Strong with Star Wars Toys, Sales Data Shows
Entertainment Earth Sees 72% Increase in Space Saga’s Merchandise; Action Figures, Roleplay Items Biggest
Hits with Buyers

SIMI VALLEY, CA: November 15, 2016

People who buy pop culture toys and collectibles are still star struck by Star Wars and are showing renewed interest in action figures across all media properties, according to recent sales data from Entertainment Earth®, a leading Internet retailer of licensed pop culture merchandise.

Over the past three months, Star Wars products sold 72% better than in the previous three-month period. Continued enthusiasm for the most recent movie in the series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as excitement for this December’s release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story helped drive sales of toys and collectibles related to the ongoing space saga. September 30, the day several major companies unveiled new licensed Star Wars products, also helped account for strong sales.

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