New Star Wars Comic Books For June 16, 2021

The Bad Batch is here and so are Rafa and Trace Martez! Who is the mysterious figure they report to!?

Even between Disney+ seasons and blockbuster film releases, we get new Star Wars just about every week in our local comic shop, though!

Here’s a look at the new Star Wars comic book releases hitting shelves at your local comic shop June 16, 2021! Brought to you by TFAW! Check out the official solicitations and previews for Star Wars comic books coming out this week below!

Chewie, Lando, and Leia are hot on the trail of their frozen friend in War of the Bounty Hunters next week! We’ve got a couple floppies coming out, including Star Wars #14 from Marvel and High Republic Adventures #5 from IDW. Check out the full solicits and previews below and don’t forget to check out the Final Order Cut Off Highlights for Monday, 6/14/2021 as well!


Star Wars #14

By: Charles Soule , Ramon Rosanas , Carlo Pagulayan

WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS TIE-IN! • The REBELS finally have a lead on the location of HAN SOLO! It’s time to save the captain of the MILLENNIUM FALCON from his frozen carbonite tomb! A general, a Jedi and a Wookiee will mount a desperate rescue mission… But they have no idea what actually awaits them. 32 PGS./Rated T


High Republic Adventures #5

By: Daniel Jose Older , Harvey Tolibao

The Nihil have launched an attack on Burundang. The Republic sends Yoda and his Padawan learners, along with other Republic and Jedi ships, to try to stop them from escaping. Zeen and Lula pursue Krix, hoping for a final confrontation between the two friends. Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!



FOC Highlights 6/14/2021

I wanted to point out issues which have a final order cut off on Monday 6/14/2021. If you’re not familiar, final order cutoff is when the distributor locks orders and the publishers then print accordingly. So, if you want to absolutely guarantee you get a book, get your order in before then.

First off, Cover B for Star Wars Adventures #6 has been revealed and Mari San Tekka is on the cover! Mar San Tekka is an ancestor of Lor San Tekka, the explorer who Poe Dameron meets in the opening scenes of the Force Awakens. So far, this is Mari’s first cover appearance, and suggests Mari shows up in this issue. Mari has a sort of precognitive sense that allows her to detect “Paths”, unconventional routes through hyperspace, which brought her family fame and fortune. She was abducted by Marchion Ro (or perhaps his predecessor) and now uses her abilities to advance the plans of the Nihil. Final Order Cut Off for Star Wars Adventures #6 is 6/14/2021. Be warned, though, this series has been plagued with delays for some reason. Cover A by the awesome Francesco Francavilla is also of course of Final Order Cut Off this Monday.

Then we have the next issue in the War of the Bounty Hunters crossover to hit Final Order Cut Off, Bounty Hunters #14. Most people are betting on this being the first full appearance of Deathstick, who made a last page unnamed cameo in this week’s Bounty Hunters #13.

The solicitation for Bounty Hunters #14 pretty much confirms this:

• Hunted by the mysterious assassin DEATHSTICK, a wounded VALANCE and his reluctant partner DENGAR are running out of options!
• T’ONGA is outgunned and outnumbered… but she does have one last surprise up her sleeve!
• And the shadowy force behind all of the danger makes its move!

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