San Diego Comic-Con is over, and what an event it has been. Some great new literature announced, I really do need to go there one year! The school holidays have now started here in the UK and there’ll be plenty of new releases to read on your summer holidays.

We have some amazing releases this week, but the highly anticipated ‘Thrawn: Alliances’ by Timothy Zahn is the pick of the bunch.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Tuesday 24th July 2018

  Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn
(Century)
Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader ally against a threat to the Empire in this new novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn. The sequel to Thrawn, Thrawn: Alliances will continue to follow the rise of Grand Admiral Thrawn to the heights of Imperial power – and accompany him into the past, witnessing his first encounter with the man who will one day become Darth Vader.
Formats: Hardback Novel, e-Book and Audio Book

Wednesday 25th July 2018

  Lando: Double or Nothing #3
(Marvel Comics)
Part 3 of 5: Lando’s luck ran out when he was captured by Batalla. Batalla’s in luck with a big payoff if he turns Lando over to his enemies. And there’s a lot of them. Will a galaxy of bad guys finally get their due against the ultimate thorn in their side?
Cover Variants: None
  Doctor Aphra #22
(Marvel Comics)
Stuck in a junkyard jail at war. It can’t get worse – tight? I mean, unless you add a vengeful Force Ghost. And insane murderdroids. And a Bor Brain-Leech. And a sentient biohazard… Surely even rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra can’t find a way to make things even worse. Wrong. Because her current beau and her ex are just about to meet…
Cover Variants: Rod Reis Galactic Icon (Grand Moff Tarkin)
  Star Wars Adventures #12
(IDW Publishing [import])
Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala embark on an adventure filled with danger and romance.
Plus, an exciting new Tales from Wild Space!
Cover Variants: A – Charretier, B – Mauricet, Variant – Baldari
  Solo: A Star Wars Story – The Official Collector’s Edition
(Titan)
An all-new Star Wars story arrives in cinemas returns as the hotly anticipated tale of Han Solo’s early years. Meet the characters including familiar acquaintances such as Lando Calrissian and the mighty Chewbacca! (Hardback Magazine)

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