This Weeks Publications – 3rd September 2018

Welcome to this week’s publications breakdown. We have some exciting releases for you this week. Apart from 2 Marvel offerings, we have 5 new books out. The adaptation of Solo: A Star Wars Story hits stores with extra scenes to expand on the movie. Also, ‘The Complete Visual Dictionary’ has been updated to include the latest information.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Read-Along with CD) by Nate Millici, Diogo Saito
(Disney-Lucasfilm Press [import])
Return to a galaxy far, far away and relive the adventure of Solo: A Star Wars Story with this exciting book-and-CD set, featuring thrilling sound effects, word-for-word narration, and character voices!
Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (New Edition) by Pablo Hidalgo, David West Reynolds
(Dorling Kindersley)
Packed with more than 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters, creatures, vehicles, weapons, props, and items of tech in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photography and engaging text examines the finer points of Padmé Amidala’s costumes, displays Boba Fett’s array of weaponry, studies Darth Vader’s armour, and reveals the lesser-known background stories to many of the characters.

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Star Wars #53
Hope Dies Part 4: Han Solo…admiral? Princess Leia leads a squad to try and recover the secret that can save the rebel fleet… Unfortunately, it’s aboard the Executor.
Cover Variants: Rod Reis Galactic Icon (Maz Kanata) & John Tyler Christopher (AF: Logray)
Doctor Aphra: Annual #2
Meet Winloss and Nokk – the galaxy’s foremost monster hunters! One’s a cyborg with a bad attitude, the other’s a cold-blooded reptile. They’re happily married. They’ve been hired by a mysterious contact to bag an ultra-deadly monster from the heart of an ancient temple.
Cover Variants: Ashley Witter

Thursday 6th September 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story (Expanded Edition) by Mur Lafferty
Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, a young Han Solo meets his mighty future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.Available in Hardback Novel, e-Book and Audio Book formats.
Solo: A Star Wars Story (Junior Novelisation) by Joe Schreiber
Read the story of the exciting hit film! Travel to a galaxy far, far away with a young Han Solo as he meets Chewbacca the Wookiee, encounters Lando Calrissian, and boards the Millennium Falcon for the first time. Includes all-new content not seen in Solo: A Star Wars Story!
The Last Jedi (Junior Novel) by Michael Kogge
The First Order has the Resistance on the run. Things grow ever more desperate for General Leia Organa, pilot Poe Dameron, and former Stormtrooper Finn as they desperately try to evade the First Order fleet. Rey has journeyed to the remote planet Ahch-To to ask legendary Jedi Luke Skywalker to lend his aid to the Resistance, but Luke has closed himself off to the Force and the rest of the galaxy. Rey knows she must convince the Jedi to help bring down the First Order, or all might be lost.
A special edition of The Last Jedi Junior Novel with illustrative artwork and sprayed edges.

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

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’.