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 September 8, 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 September 6, 2021 and get your orders in before last call!
Next week is War of the Bounty Hunters week again in the Star Wars Galaxy! Check out my preview write up from yesterday! Qi’ra gets to playing with some dark side relics from her past! Very foreboding! <cue eerie music>
War of the Bounty Hunters #4
(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
Doctor Aphra #14
(W) Alyssa Wong; (A) Federico Sabbatini; (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
Deva Lompop’s first appearance in War of the Bounty Hunters Jabba the Hutt #1 gets a reprint!
- War of the Bounty Hunters #1 Second Printing (ebay)
- War of the Bounty Hunters #1 Second Printing (Villain)
High Republic #7, Jedi Wayseeker, Orla Jareni and Darth Krall’s first appearance gets a second printing as well. This is the first cover appearance of these dark side statues from the Amaxine station from Claudia Gray’s novel, Into the Dark. They made a first appearance in an info page in High Republic Adventures #6.
Star Wars Adventures #9
(W) Michael Moreci; Vita Ayala (A) Michael Avon Oeming; Devaun Dowdy; (CA) Francesco Francavilla
Mace Windu and his Lightning Squadron land on the planet Ridlay, which has gone mysteriously dark, expecting a Separatist attack. But what they find instead is a surprise to them all. Then, Boba Fett makes his Star Wars Adventures debut as he clashes with Han Solo in the time before Episode IV!
We brought this up yesterday, but the Francavilla cover art for Star Wars Adventures #10 has been revealed and it connects with #9! So, you’ll have to grab both now!
Edge of Balance (Manga) Vol. 1
(W) Shima Shinya, Justina Ireland (A/CA) Mizuki Sakakibara
I wouldn’t discount this book just because it’s Manga. The Edge of Balance FCBD issue already revealed a couple first appearances, Jedi Master Arkoff (an awesome Wookiee Jedi Master), Jedi Knight Lily Tora-Asi, and Jedi Master Stellan Gios (Lily made an unnamed one page cameo in HIgh Republic Adventures #3 (IDW), and Stellan made his first unnamed cameo at the end of HIgh Republic 1, then a single panel named hologram cameo in High Republic 6).
I think there is more to come in the 120 plus pages of this volume!
I wanted to point out issues which have a final order cut off on Monday 9/6/2021. 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.
Star Wars Adventures #10
We already discussed how Francavilla’s covers for 9 and 10 connect, but this book is significant for another reason. The brother/sister protagonist duo from the 90s YA novels, Galaxy of Fear will make their first comic appearance here! This could be a brand new era dawning for Star Wars horror!
Star Wars #17
We’ve got some new cover reveals fresh off the interwebs this morning for Star Wars #17! The War of the Bounty Hunters rages on!
Ghosts of Vaders Castle #2
- High Republic #8 Second Printing (TFAW)
- High Republic #8 Second Printing (Villain)
- War of the Bounty Hunters #3 Second Printing (TFAW)
- War of the Bounty Hunters #3 Second Printing (Villain)