New Star Wars Comic Books For August 18, 2021

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

Here’s a look at the new Star Wars comic book releases hitting shelves at your local comic shop August 18, 2021! Brought to you by TFAW! Check out the official solicitations and previews for Star Wars comic books coming out this week below! Also check out which books are on Final Order Cut Off August 16, 2021 and get your orders in before last call!

Next week is War of the Bounty Hunters week in the Star Wars Galaxy, with a smattering of High Republic! We’ve got the first cameos of Jora Malli, Loden Greatstorm, and Rah Barocci in Star Wars High Republic Adventures #7! Then War of the Bounty Hunters continues to rage!

Then, on the FOC side, Marvel snuck Deva Lompop’s first appearance, WOBH Jabba the Hutt, and Darth Krall and Orla Jareni’s first appearance, High Republic #7, back to the printers for second printings! Those who missed out should snatch the second print up before FOC on 8/16!

Marvel

Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters #3

(W) Charles Soule; (A) Luke Ross; (CA) Steve McNiven

WINNER TAKES ALL! Terrifying, implacable Dark Lord of the Sith DARTH VADER has laid claim to HAN SOLO, who is frozen in carbonite. But the great, exalted JABBA THE HUTT also believes that Solo is his property. It’s the galaxy’s baddest gangster versus the Empire’s most powerful enforcer, and neither is backing down. BOBA FETT is caught between a Sith and a Hutt…and it’s WINNER TAKE ALL.

Variants:

Preview:

Star Wars #16

(W) Charles Soule; (A) Ramon Rosanas; (CA) Carlo Pagulayan

MISSING IN ACTION 

LEIA ORGANA, CHEWBACCA and LANDO CALRISSIAN battle BOBA FETT for the ultimate prize — HAN SOLO! But they are not the only people who have come to the remote world of JEKARA seeking the smuggler. DARTH VADER, JABBA THE HUTT and more are in the mix as well… Jedi LUKE SKYWALKER may be the Rebels’ only hope… but WHERE is he? 

WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS TIE-IN

IDW

Star Wars Adventures #8

(W) Sam Maggs/Danny Lore; (A) Liana Kangas/Ariana Florean; (CA) Francesco Francavilla/Ariana Florean

The Empire has been defeated, but that doesn’t mean that the danger is over for Luke and Leia, who find themselves in a tricky situation that they have to work together to get out of! Plus, Count Dooku has sinister plans for a Clone troop!

Variants:

Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #7

(W) Daniel Jose Older; (A) Harvey Talibao; (CA) Harvey Talibao

As the galaxy prepares for its Republic Fair, Qort and Farzala are sent on a diplomatic mission to negotiate with the Hutts, who have joined them in the fight against the Drengir. But relations turn sour, and it’s going to take all of their training to get them out of the situation!

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!

Preview:

FOC

I wanted to point out issues which have a final order cut off on Monday 8/16/2021. 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.

As I said above, Marvel snuck Deva Lompop’s first appearance, WOBH Jabba the Hutt (Villain), and Darth Krall and Orla Jareni’s first appearance, High Republic #7 (Villain), back to the printers for second printings! Those who missed out on the first, or those later printing collectors, should snatch the second print up before FOC on 8/16!

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