Below are the Marvel Comics solicitations for January 2017.

IN SUMMARY:

FOC 12/12/16, ON-SALE 1/11/17

POE DAMERON #10

FOC 12/19/16, ON-SALE 1/18/17
STAR WARS: Doctor Aphra #3

NOTE: HOLIDAY FOC – FOC 12/19/16, ON-SALE 1/25/17
STAR WARS #27

FOC 12/5/16
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE NEWSPAPER STRIPS VOL. 1 TPB (ON SALE 1/25/2017)

FOC 12/19/16
STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE EMPIRE VOL. 3 TPB (ON SALE 2/8/2017)


STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #3

Writer: KIERON GILLEN
Artist: KEV WALKER
Cover Artist: Kamome Shirahama
Star Wars 40th Anniversary Variant Cover: Juan Gimenez
Droids Variant Cover:  TBA

  • Aphra’s hunt for the Ordu Aspectu has led to the last place she wants to be…
  • …an Imperial encampment!
  • The good doctor, her deadly droids and her Wookiee companion are in for trouble…

Page Count: 32 PGS
Rated:  T
Price: $3.99

STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #10

Writer: CHARLES SOULE
Artist: PHIL NOTO
Cover Artist: PHIL NOTO
Variant Cover: PHIL NOTO
Star Wars 40th Anniversary Variant Cover: Stuart Immonen

  • Poe and Threepio’s covert mission comes to an end!
  • Can they escape with their informant intact?
  • Or will Terex’s past come back to haunt them?

Page Count: 32 PGS
Rated:  T
Price: $3.99

STAR WARS #27

Writer: JASON AARON
Artist: SALVADOR LARROCA
Cover Artist: STUART IMMONEN
Star Wars 40th Anniversary Variant Cover: Ryan Stegman
Action Figure Variant Cover: JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

  • Master Yoda finds himself on an all-new world…
  • …full of vicious, mysteriously powered children?!
  • Not easy, will this be.

Page Count: 32 PGS
Rated:  T
Price: $3.99

STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE EMPIRE VOL. 3 TPB

Written By: HADEN BLACKMAN, RANDY STRADLEY & TIM SIEDELL
Penciled By: AGUSTIN ALESSIO, GABRIEL GUZMAN, DOUGLAS WHEATLEY, STEPHEN THOMPSON & IVAN FERNANDEZ
Cover Artist: DAVE WILKINS

Dark times for the galaxy! But will the Empire’s rise be forestalled when Emperor Palpatine is left at death’s door? Or will Darth Vader find a way to save him in the ominous Ghost Prison? As the Dark Lord takes a killer under his wing, it could be grave news for a group of Jedi youths — but when Master Dass Jennir reunites with the Uhumele’s ragtag crew, Vader himself will be the target! But the Empire’s enforcer does not go down easily — just ask the eight assassins who try and fail. The man who hired them will risk everything on the ninth. Collecting STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON #1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES — FIRE CARRIER #1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES — A SPARK REMAINS #1-5 and STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN #1-5.

Page Count: 472 PGS
Rated:  T
Price: $39.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90375-6

STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION: THE NEWSPAPER STRIPS VOL. 1 TPB

Written By: RUSS MANNING, STEVE GERBER, RUSS HELM & ARCHIE GOODWIN
Penciled By: RUSS MANNING, ALFREDO ALCALA & AL WILLIAMSON
Cover Artist: AL WILLIAMSON

Classic tales of Star Wars, from the funny pages to your bookshelves! Beginning in 1979, fans got a daily dose of a galaxy far, far away in their newspapers — now, with this volume, you can savor those stories without the 24-hour wait! C-3PO chronicles the adventures of the Rebel heroes! Luke takes his chances on a gambler’s world! A sojourn on Tatooine is anything but peaceful! Princess Leia is put to work as an Imperial servant! Han Solo makes another Kessel Run! Han and Chewie get more than they bargained for on a job! And Boba Fett makes his print debut! Collecting CLASSIC STAR WARS: THE EARLY ADVENTURES #1-9, CLASSIC STAR WARS: HAN SOLO AT STARS’ END #1-3, CLASSIC STAR WARS #1-3 and material from CLASSIC STAR WARS #4.

Page Count: 472 PGS
Rated:  T
Price: $39.99
ISBN: 978-1-302-90464-7





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