Comic Solicitations: Marvel – August 2019

Marvel Comics have released their solicitations list for August 2019.

STAR WARS #70

On Sale – August 7, 2019
GREG PAK (W)
PHIL NOTO (A/C)
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
STAR WARS GREATEST MOMENTS VARIANT BY WALT SIMONSON
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

ROGUES, ROMANCE AND ROCK MONSTERS!
• With the fate of the Rebellion at stake, our heroes scramble to set their decoys and traps to protect THE REBEL FLEET. But everyone’s plan suddenly becomes more complicated.
• What can a frontier cardsharp teach Luke about THE FORCE? What are HAN and LEIA doing in the Lanz Carpo honeymoon suite?
• And which utterly iconic STAR WARS villain finally takes notice as CHEWIE and THREEPIO tangle with the rock monsters of Planet K43?

STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – POE DAMERON #1

On Sale – August 14, 2019
TOM TAYLOR (W)
RAMON ROSANAS (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
PUZZLE PIECE VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE
CONCEPT VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
STAR WARS GREATEST MOMENTS VARIANT BY CHRIS SAMNEE
MOVIE VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
32 Pages – ONE-SHOT – Rated T – $3.99

FIGHT AND FLIGHT!
• POE DAMERON is the greatest pilot in THE RESISTANCE.
• But before the Resistance, he commanded another crew. He flew for the NEW REPUBLIC.
• But was Poe flying for the right cause?

STAR WARS: TARGET VADER #2 (of 6)

On Sale –  August 14, 2019
ROBBIE THOMPSON (W)
STEFANO LANDINI (A)
Cover by NIC KLEIN
VARIANT COVER BY JOHN McCREA
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

THE HUNTER BECOMES THE HUNTED!
• VALANCE and DENGAR track DARTH VADER while also seeking out the perfect weapon to kill the SITH LORD…
• …which they’ll need as Vader turns the tables on the hunters and corners them!
• And both hunter and hunted uncover dark secrets behind the criminal syndicate known only as THE HIDDEN HAND.

STAR WARS: TIE FIGHTER #5 (of 5)

On Sale – August 21, 2019
JODY HOUSER (W)
ROGE ANTONIO & JUAN GEDEON (A)
Cover by  TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
Character Variant Cover
by Jeff Langevin
VARIANT COVER BY YASMINE PUTRI
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

THE EMPIRE STRIKES!
• The mission is to deal a devastating blow to THE REBELLION.
• Can the squadron come together in time to complete the mission?
• And will any survive the fight?

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #35

On Sale – August 21, 2019
SI SPURRIER (W)
WILTON SANTOS & ANDREA BROCCARDO (A)
COVER BY ASHLEY WITTER
STAR WARS GREATEST MOMENTS VARIANT BY GREG SMALLWOOD
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

 “UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON” PART IV
• It’s time for DOCTOR APHRA to do what she does best: honour her commitments, help people in need, do the right thing.
• Hahaha, nope, the people she’s swindling won’t buy that either. Unlucky for them, she’s always two steps ahead.
• Unlucky for her, the steps lead directly to Coruscant, and into the arms of an old enemy…

STAR WARS: AGE OF RESISTANCE – GENERAL HUX #1

On Sale –  August 28, 2019
TOM TAYLOR (W)
LEONARD KIRK (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
PUZZLE PIECE VARIANT COVER BY MIKE MCKONE
CONCEPT VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
MOVIE VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE
32 Pages – ONE-SHOT – Rated T – $3.99

MAROONED!
• GENERAL HUX and KYLO REN crash-land on a far-off planet.
• With no hope of rescue, the two are forced to work together to survive.
• But can they survive each other?

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE #5 (of 5)

On Sale –  August 28, 2019
 ETHAN SACKS (W)
WILL SLINEY (A)
Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
VARIANT COVER BY LUKE ROSS
32 Pages – Rated T – $3.99

A DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD!
• KENDOH’S crew of mercenaries spring their heist to steal one of the rarest relics in the universe – the hilt of the fabled SWORD OF KHASHYUN from DOK-ONDAR’S DEN OF ANTIQUITIES.
• But with the FIRST ORDER tightening its grip on BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST and the notorious RED FURY STORMTROOPERS on their trail, can these master thieves survive long enough to collect their prize?
• And does Dok-Ondar have one last gambit to play?

STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE MENACE REVEALED VOL. 2 TPB

On Sale –  September 18, 2019
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER, PAT MILLS, DOUG PETRIE, TIM TRUMAN & MORE
Penciled by JAN DUURSEMA, RAMON BACHS, RANDY GREEN, DAVIDE FABBRI & MORE
Cover by JAN DUURSEMA
440 Pages – Rated T – $39.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-92033-3

Lost memories, lost Padawan! Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos has lost his memory! Now he must rediscover his past while searching for his Padawan, Aayla Secura! But deadly gamblers, false Jedi, corrupt officials and the pull of the dark side all stand in his way! Then, lightsabers clash as the bounty hunter Aurra Sing arrives on Coruscant, slaying Jedi in the very shadow of the Temple! A number of Jedi Knights volunteer to take action — but do they seek justice or vengeance? And when a prison planet watched over by the Guardians comes under attack from a deadly enemy, the still-troubled Quinlan Vos investigates — but his newest assignment may be a suicide mission! Plus: More tales from the Republic era of Star Wars!
Collecting STAR WARS (1998) #19-35 and material from DARK HORSE EXTRA #35-37, STAR WARS TALES #13 and DARK HORSE PRESENTS ANNUAL 2000.

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Steve Galloway
Steve was 5 years old when he saw Star Wars for the first time during its first UK cinema release. He considers himself a first generation Star Wars fan and in his own words is a ‘Child of 77’.