This Weeks Publications – 20th August 2018

Welcome to this week’s publications breakdown. Two Marvel comics and an ahead of schedule release from IDW of the final volume of the Classic Newspaper Comics are out this week.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Darth Vader #20
(Marvel Comics)
A thief faces the consequences for their crime. Emperor Palpatine rewards Darth Vader with three gifts. A thing, a choice and a voice.
Cover Variants: None
Doctor Aphra #23
(Marvel Comics)
Good news: the Imperials have abandoned Accresker Jail. Bad news: first they shoot it at a Rebel planet. For unscrupulous inmate Doctor Aphra, accompanied by former flame Sana Starros and current flame Inspector Tolvan, chances to escape are dwindling fast. Good thing Aphra’s not distracted by an expensive relic, right?
Cover Variants: Rod Reis Galactic Icon (Yoda)
Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics, Vol. 3
(IDW Publishing)
The concluding volume that reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. The only edition to include each Sunday page title header and “bonus” panels in meticulously restored original color. Featuring nine key stories from Star Wars Legends written by Archie Goodwin and illustrated by Al Williamson. Included are “A New Beginning,” “Revenge of the Jedi,””Doom Mission,” and “The Final Trap,” among others in the complete newspaper strips from July 26, 1982 to March 11, 1984.

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’.