This Weeks Publications – 28th October 2019

Welcome to this week’s publications breakdown.

We have an exciting week of conclusions for 2 great series. Star Wars: Allegiance and Return to Vader’s Castle, both sadly come to an end, but we are looking forward to Elsa Charretier bringing her stunning artworkt for Si Spurrier on Doctor Aphra Annual #3 and we get a Michael Moreci scribed Star Wars Adventures #27.

The scheduled releases for this week will be;

Wednesday 30th October 2019


Star Wars Adventures: Return to Vader’s Castle #5 (of 5)
(IDW Publishing)
This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars Galaxy and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asajj Ventress, Jabba the Hutt-all under the shadow of Darth Vader!
Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favourite writer Cavan Scott, with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Nicoletta Baldari, Nick Brokenshire, Francesco Francavilla, Kelley Jones, Megan Levens, and Charles Paul Wilson III! Covers by Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla! Collect them all!
Cover variants; A – Francavilla, B – Wilson III – Francavilla

Star Wars: Allegiance #4 (of 4)
(Marvel Comics)
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Hounded by the FIRST ORDER across the galaxy, the RESISTANCE is in dire need of ships, weapons and recruits to make a final stand against KYLO REN’S forces. Desperation drives a delegation led by GENERAL LEIA ORGANA and REY to entreat the Rebel veteran’s one-time allies, THE MON CALAMARI, to join the fight — but decades after Imperial occupation enslaved their planet, there are those willing to stop at nothing to prevent another war from bloodying the waters of Mon Cala. A system away, POE DAMERON and FINN have their own mission: to hunt down a weapons cache on the remote moon of Avedot, unaware that they are being hunted by the most notorious criminal gang in the galaxy.
Cover variants; A – Checchetto, B – Sliney, C – LFL Movie

Star Wars Adventures #27
(IDW Publishing)
In this first installment of a three-part story, the mighty Wookiees of Kashyyyk must defend their home against the armies of the evil First Order.
Plus, in our second tale, R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 team up on a top-secret spy adventure for the Resistance.
Cover variant; A – , B – Fleecs, C – Bracchi

Doctor Aphra – Annual #3
(Marvel Comics)
• MOS EISLEY: you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy — and even from far away DOCTOR APHRA wears this place like a glove…
• Caught in her wake, struggling beast-hunters WINLOSS AND NOKK are about to cross paths with their most monstrous adversary yet…
• Oh blast, is that BLACK KRRSANTAN? And is there really an audience with JABBA THE HUTT up for grabs?
Cover variants; A – Charretier, B – Doran, C – McKone

You will be able to find these on sale from your usual high street bookstores, 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’.