This Weeks Publications – 1st October 2018

Welcome to the start of October and this week’s publications breakdown.

A busy week to start the month, including the much anticipated Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle #1 by Cavan Scott.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Flight of the Falcon: Lando’s Luck by Justina Ireland, Annie Wu
(Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
Lando Calrissian and his droid, L3-37, are successful smugglers with their ship, the Millennium Falcon. However, when a vicious Imperial forces them to take on a job they do not like, a young stowaway could be the key to saving their skins.
Flight of the Falcon: Choose Your Destiny: A Luke and Leia Adventure by Cavan Scott, Elsa Charretier
(Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
Jump into the Millennium Falcon and help Luke, Leia, and R2-D2, who travel the galaxy after destroying the first Death Star. With over twenty possible endings, readers must think like a real rebel to protect Luke and Leia from pirates, Imperials, and everything in between.
Star Wars: Galactic Adventures
(Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
This collection of 18 all-new illustrated stories for young Padawans spans the entire Star Wars saga, and features everyone’s favourite heroes and villains, such as: Darth Maul, Yoda, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, R2-D2, C-3PO, Poe Dameron, BB-8, Rey, Finn, Captain Phasma and Rose Tico!
Doctor Aphra: Volume 1 (Hardback)
(Marvel)
Rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra barely escaped Darth Vader’s wrath. If the Dark Lord of the Sith ever learns that she still lives, he’ll hunt her to the ends of the galaxy. But for now, it’s time for a return to what Aphra does best! With killer droids Triple-Zero and BeeTee-One in tow, she’s off in search of the rarest of artifacts — as long as she can stay one step ahead of the Empire, bounty hunters…and just about everyone else! But soon, archaeologist and rebel pilot stand side-by-side when Aphra persuades Luke Skywalker to join her in a journey to the heart of the Screaming Citadel! What secret are they after? And when word gets out, can Han and Leia be far behind them?
Collects issues 1–8 and The Screaming Citadel
Epic Collection: The Menace Revealed Volume 1 (Star Wars Legends)
(Marvel)
Delve deep into the dark past of Jango Fett! Find out how Fett became a Mandalorian warrior – and battled his way through war and slavery to become the bounty hunter that caught the eye of Count Dooku! Meanwhile, Ki-Adi-Mundi seeks a wayward Jedi on the backward world of Tatooine, and Jabba the Hutt will help – for a price! But Tusken Raiders and a vicious krayt dragon may mean the end of his mission! And as half the Jedi Council head to the planet of Malastare on a mission of peace, a phantom menace looms in the shadows! Plus, Mace Windu braves the Smugglers’ Moon! And what is Jedi Darca Nyl’s deadly secret?
Collects Outlander, Emissaries to Malastare, Jango Fett: Open Seasons, material from Star Wars Tales #8 & #21 – #24

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Star Wars #55: Hope Dies (Part 6)
(Marvel)
If anyone is to survive this disaster, sacrifice is needed… Who’s going to make it? If hope dies, what survives?
Cover Variants: Rod Reis Galactic Icon (Cad Bane); John Tyler Christopher Action Figure (Klaatu)
Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle #1 (1 of 5)
(IDW Publishing [import])
A rebel ship crash lands on Mustafar not far from Vader’s fortress. As the crew survives monsters, stormtroopers and worse, they tell each other stories to help raise their spirits. Leader Lina Graf has to try and get her people off the nightmarish planet, before the horror stories they’ve been sharing become frighteningly real.
Cover Variants: A – Francesco Francavilla; B – Chris Fenoglio; RI – Francesco Francavilla; RI B – Derek Charm

Friday 5th October 2018

Star Wars: Alien Archive: A Guide to the Species of the Galaxy by Tim McDonagh
(Egmont Publishing)
Wookiees, wampas and Weequays; Biths, banthas and bogwings; porgs, puffer pigs and Pau’ans; this is the ultimate species guide for Star Wars fans aged 7 to 70!
Tim McDonagh is at Forbidden Planet in London on 4th October 2018 to sign copies from 18:00 to 19:00.

You will be able to find these on sale from your usual high street book stores, news-stands and online retailers.