New solicitations for Star Wars comics arriving in comic shops September 2021 are out and we’ve got a big ole’ list of pre-orders! Check out the new War of the Bounty Hunters comics and High Republic comics from Marvel, and High Republic and Vader’s Castle comics from IDW below!
TARGET SKYWALKER’ All of DARTH VADER’S careful scheming and brutal power moves to claim HAN SOLO’S frozen body have one ultimate end goal: LUKE SKYWALKER, the only person who could challenge Vader’s primacy at the Emperor’s side. Now everything comes to a head as father closes in on son and Luke finally grasps a shocking truth… one that will shape his destiny FOREVER! Rated T
THE CHASE!’ SITH LORD DARTH VADER has discovered that his son, Jedi Knight LUKE SKYWALKER, is finally within striking distance. He will pursue him to the very ends of space… Who is hunting whom? Meanwhile, LEIA ORGANA battles the forces of CRIMSON DAWN to regain her lost love, HAN SOLO. Rated T
(W) Charles Soule , (A) Luke Ross , (CA) Steve Mcniven
THE WAR CONTINUES! The true machinations of the theft of HAN SOLO from BOBA FETT become clear, as one-time love of Solo QI’RA has returned her terrifying criminal organization, CRIMSON DAWN, to the galaxy. Qi’ra used Han to bring the most powerful players in the galaxy together, and now the pieces are moving toward their endgame. DARTH VADER, LUKE SKYWALKER, LEIA ORGANA, VALANCE, APHRA, THE HUTTS – all are vying for the ultimate prize, while Boba Fett’s stuck in the middle, a simple man just trying to get what’s his! Rated T
(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson , (A) Salvador Larroca , (CA) In-Hyuk Lee
THE SECRET ORIGIN OF BOUSHH! A ‘WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS’ TIE-IN! Before PRINCESS LEIA acquired his armor to infiltrate Jabba the Hutt’s palace, BOUSHH roamed the galaxy as a bounty hunter. He and his team of lethal warriors were exiled from their homeworld; but what horrible event from Boushh’s past doomed them all to wander with no hope of ever returning? Desperate to survive, Boushh takes a suspicious job from a shadowy organization to assassinate DOMINA TAGGE, the leader of the powerful Tagge Family – a galactic dynasty stretching back countless generations. But Domina is the most dangerous enemy Boushh has ever faced, and the desperate exile has the most difficult choice of his life to make! ALYSSA WONG and David Baldeón’S one-shot is the third of four action-packed ‘War of the Bounty Hunters’ tie-ins about the criminal underworld’s most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best STAR WARS writers and illustrators in the galaxy. Rated T
(W) Ethan Sacks , (A) Paolo Villanelli , (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli
SHADOW SOLDIERS’ VALANCE and DENGAR make a last stand against DEATHSTICK! T’ONGA seeks help from a LEGENDARY BOUNTY HUNTER! The bounty hunters converge on a high-stakes auction as CRIMSON DAWN’S plans come into focus! Rated T
(W) Alyssa Wong , (A) Minkyu Jung , (CA) Sara Pichelli
‘REPEAT OFFENDERS’ DOCTOR APHRA and SANA STARROS are imprisoned by a POWERFUL ENEMY! If they want to escape, they’ll have to work together with former foes JUST LUCKY and ARIOLE… And venture deeper into the heart of a CRIMSON DAWN FLAGSHIP! Rated T
(W) Cavan Scott, (A) Ario Anindito , (CA) Phil Noto
A NEW STORY BEGINS THIS ISSUE – THE SHADOW OF THE NIHIL! Following the terrible events of The Rising Storm, the villainous NIHIL are in retreat, hunted by THE JEDI. WAYSEEKER KNIGHT ORLA JARENI is attacked by a lone Nihil Stormship in deep space, a Stormship commanded by one of the Jedi’s own. Which of STARLIGHT BEACON’S number have joined the Nihil Horde? And how far will they turn from the Light? Rated T
(W) Cavan Scott, (A) Francesco Francavilla
Join Cavan Scott, Francesco Francavilla, and a host of classic Star Wars artists in the epic conclusion to the Vader’s Castle saga! Star Wars Adventures: Ghosts of Vader’s Castle is a horror-packed, star-studded, five-week event guaranteed to haunt your dreams. In issue #1, life is looking up for Lina and Milo Graf and Crater, but Milo has been having nightmares about zombie droids! Find out what’s causing these dreams and if Milo can handle being haunted by the GHOSTS OF VADER’S CASTLE.
(W) Cavan Scott, (A) Francesco Francavilla
The epic five week event miniseries Star Wars Adventures: Ghosts of Vader’s Castle continues! In issue #2, Lina searches for the now missing Milo and Crater and runs into Jaxxon! He reveals that he, too, has been having nightmares, but of vicious Wookiees bigger than mountains! It seems the GHOSTS OF VADER’S CASTLE are haunting everyone’s dreams…
Back together and safe on the Starlight, Lula, Zeen, Farzala, and Qort recover from their adventures on the Junk Moon and Nal Hutta, but a new challenge awaits them in the form of an old friend. Meanwhile, Marchion Ro encourages Krix’s violent obsessions, leading to an attack on Batuu! Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot and artist Toni Bruno bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!
Star Wars Insider #205 Previews Exclusive Cover is live for pre-order now. Sometimes these covers heat up on the secondary market depending on what art they chose to put on the cover. There’s also the newsstand edition, but these generally don’t heat up as consistently as they are usually less desirable photo covers.