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UPDATED: Marvel's Star Wars #1: Your Essential Guide
Reported by BrianC on 12 Jan 2015 16:00

With one million comics being the purported projected level of sales of Marvel’s Star Wars #1, helped in no small part by the sheer huge number of variants, and store commitments required to get access to these variants - one thing is for certain, you won’t be able to enter a comic store in January without seeing these comics for sale.

Here is our guide to all 95 covers, yes that is ninety-five variants available to buy, and where to get them! And click here to see an image gallery of all the covers so far.

DIRECT FROM MARVEL

The following comics are available from Diamond’s PREVIEWS publication and so available from your local comic store (depending on order numbers that they make) Prices will vary from store to store as they have to commit to a certain level of purchases to secure the various variants.

#1 J. Scott Campbell Connecting Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:50

#2 John Cassaday Teaser Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:25

#3 Bob McLeod Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:25

#4 Movie Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:15

#5 Joe Quesada Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:100

#6 Joe Quesada “sketch” Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:500

#7 Alex Ross Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:50

#8 Alex Ross “sketch” Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:200

#9 Sara Pichelli Variant

Availability Ratio: 1:20

#10 Skottie Young Connecting Cover Variant

Availability Ratio: Undisclosed

#11 John Tyler Christopher Variant

Availability Ratio: Unlimited to stores hosting a ‘Welcome Home Party’

#12 Welcome Home Launch Party "sketch" Variant by John T. Christopher

Availability Ratio: Available to stores hosting a ‘Welcome Home Party’

#13 Comic Shop Personalized Premier variant by John Cassaday

Availability Ratio: Two per store hosting a ‘Welcome Home Party’

#14 Action Figure Variant by John Tyler Christopher

Availability Ratio: Undisclosed

#15 Blank Cover Variant

Availability Ratio: Undisclosed

RETAILER EXCLUSIVES

The following comics are retailer exclusives and only available to buy from the retailers direct from the links provided. Do shop around on their sites, as some sites offer discounts for purchasing all variants or multiple issues - as well as discounts for pre ordering.

Forbidden Planet (UK)

#16 Adi Granov Variant (£9.99)
#17 Adi Granov “black and white sketch” Variant (£14.99)

Limited Edition Comix (UK)

#18 Mike Deodato Jr. Variant (£9.95)
#19 Mike Deodato Jr. “black and white sketch” Variant (£12.95)

Fantastico (Mexico)

#20 Paul Renaud Variant ($4.99)

Zapp Comics (NJ, USA)

#21 Mike Mayhew Variant ($11.99)
#22 Mike Mayhew “black and white sketch” Variant ($19.99)

Midtown Comics (NY, USA)

#23 Mark Brooks Connecting Cover #1 of 3 Variant ($12.00)
#24 Mark Brooks Connecting Cover #1 of 3 “sketch” Variant ($18.00)

Covers connect with #1 of Darth Vader and Princess Leia to form a ‘poster’ effect when positioned next to each other.
Midtown also have an apparent agreement with Limited Edition Comix in the UK where buyers can purchase the Limited Edition Comix variant in the USA, and visa versa - Limited Edition Comix buyers can buy the Midtown variants in the UK from them.

Vault Collectibles (GA, USA)

#25 Amanda Conner Variant (3,000 piece print) ($10.00)
#26 Amanda Conner “sketch” variant (1,500 piece print) ($15.00)
#27 Amanda Conner Variant, signed by Amanda Conner. ($20.00)
#28 Amanda Conner “sketch” variant, signed by Amanda Conner. ($25.00)
#29 Amanda Conner Variant, signed by Stan Lee. ($100.00)
#30 Amanda Conner “sketch” variant, signed by Stan Lee. ($125.00)

Heroes & Fantasies (TX, USA)

#31 Daniel Acuna Variant ($15.00)
#32 Daniel Acuna “black and white sketch” Variant ($20.00)

Warp 9 Comics (MI, USA)

#33 Alex Maleev “Comic Pop” Variant (3,000 piece print) (£12.68)
#34 Alex Maleev “Comic Pop” “Black and White Sketch” Variant (1,500 piece print) (£16.03)

ComicXposure (NY, USA)

#35 John Tyler Christopher Variant ($9.99)
#36 John Tyler Christopher “Black and White Sketch” Variant ($19.99)

AOD Collectibiles (Canada)

#37 Dale Keown Variant (3,000 piece print) ($7.00)
#38 Dale Keown “Black and White Sketch” Variant (2,000 piece print) ($7.77)

Discount Comic Book Service - DCBS (IN, USA)

#39 Alex Maleev Variant ($4.99)

Comics, Cards, & Collectibles (MD, USA)

No Order Information To Date

#40 Frank Cho Variant (Not Priced)

Hasbro / PREVIEWS Exclusive (NY Toy Fair)

From Your Local Comic Store

#41 Cover is a photo of over 50 “Black Series” figures ($5.59)

Only available through PREVIEWS [i.e. every comic store] or NY Toy Fair

DYNAMIC FORCES Exclusives

Remarqued Editions by Chris Caniano

#42 Han Solo ($89.99)
#43 Luke Skywalker ($89.99)
#44 Grand Moff Tarkin ($89.99)
#45 Yoda ($89.99)

Remarqued Editions by Ken Haeser

#46 Darth Vader ($89.99)
#47 Princess Leia ($89.99)
#48 Chewbacca ($89.99)
#49 Boba Fett ($89.99)
#50 Jango Fett ($89.00)
#51 Darth Maul (Full Colour Sketch) ($149.99)

#52 Greg Land Variant ($10.00)

Signed Editions

#53 Regular Cover, Gold Signature Elite Edition signed by John Cassaday ($89.99)
#54 Regular Cover, Signed by John Cassaday ($39.99)
#55 Greg Land Variant, Imperial Elite Gold Signature signed by Greg Land ($89.99)
#56 Greg Land Variant, Lightsaber Silver signed by Greg Land ($69.99)
#57 Greg Land Variant, signed by Greg Land ($39.99)
#58 Skottie Young Variant, signed by Skottie Young ($39.99)
#59 Alex Ross Variant, Elite Imperial Gold Signature signed by Alex Ross ($700.00)
#60 Alex Ross Variant, Lightsaber Silver signed by Alex Ross ($500.00)
#61 Alex Ross Variant, Signed by Alex Ross ($400.00)
#62 Regular Cover, Graded at 9.8 ($99.99)

NEWBURY COMICS (MA, USA)

#63 David Petersen Variant ($10.00)

Rebel Base Comics & Toys (NC, USA)

#64 Stephanie Hans Variant ($15.00)

Buy Me Toys (IA, USA)

#65 Jenny Frison Variant ($4.99)

#66 Regular Cover by John Cassaday

CornerStoreComics / Beach Ball Comics (CA, USA)

#67 Stan Sakai Variant (3,000 piece print) ($12.00)
#68 Stan Sakai "black and white" Variant (2,000 piece print) ($18.00)

Emerald City Comics (FL, USA)

#69 Alan Davis variant
#70 Alan Davis "black and white variant"

Mile High Comics (CO, USA)

#71 Humberto Ramos variant

Heroes' Haven (FL, USA)

#72 Mike Perkins Variant
#73 Mike Perkins signed Variant"

BAMPF Collectables (UK)

#74 Mike McKone Variant

Discount Comic Book Service - DCBS (IN, USA)

#75 SKETCH variant by Alex Maleev

Comics, Cards, & Collectibles (MD, USA)

#76 SKETCH variant by Frank Cho

Comics, Cards, & Collectibles (MD, USA)

#77 Signed variant by Frank Cho

Dynamic Forces

#78 Connecting Skottie Young Baby Variant Cover Gold Signature Series Signed By Skottie Young

M&M Comics" (TX, USA)

#79 variant by Dave Dorman

The Cargo Hold" (CA, USA)

#80 color variant by J. Scott Campbell
#82 sketch variant by J. Scott Campbell

Third Eye Comics" (MD, USA)

#82 color variant by Dale Keown

2nd & Charles / Books A Million (online retailer)

#83 color variant by Simone Bianchi

Kings Comics (Sydney, NSW Australia)

#84 color variant by Joe Quinones

Think Geek (VA, USA)

#85 color variant by Pasqual Ferry

Tidewater Comicon (VA, USA)

#86 color variant by Pascal Campion

Available at Tidewater Comicon, and in advance from January 14th onwards

Dynamic Forces

#87 Star Wars #1 Crimson Empire Red, signed by Greg Land (Duel Pack!)

#88 Dynamic Forces Exclusive Black & White Sketch Variant by Greg Land

#89 GameStop PowerUp Rewards variant by Greg Horn

#90 GameStop PowerUp Rewards Remarked Darth Vader Sketch on the #89 variant by Greg Horn - Only 10 worldwide

#91 GameStop PowerUp Rewards Remarked Luke Skywalker Sketch on the #89 variant by Greg Horn - Only 10 worldwide

Go Hastings

#92 GoHastings.com variant by Mico Suayan

Go Hastings

#93 GoHastings.com Black & White Variant by Mico Suayan

#94 Alex Ross Store Exclusive Color variant by Alex Ross

#95 Alex Ross Store Exclusive Color variant signed by Alex Ross

All available from 14th January 2015. And lastly remember to ask your local shop about the exclusive store poster and postcard.


Source: Jedi News Gallery

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