New Star Wars Comics and Books For 8/31/2022

New Star Wars Comics and Books August 31

Interesting week ahead for new Star Wars comics. The only single comic out next week is Star Wars: Obi-Wan #4 but two trade paperbacks and an art book are also hitting shelves. I’ve got all of the details below on everything you should expect arriving to your door or local shop.

This week’s FOC is a doozy as well with final order cutoffs for two different 2nd print variants, three first print new comics, and two trade paperbacks. This includes the 2nd print of Star Wars #26 that has multiple first appearances in it. While I’m for sure getting that book I wouldn’t overpay or go too overboard until we know that the firsts will be significant.

The good news on that book is that Trinity Comics did a virgin exclusive variant of the 2nd print and it sold out in minutes. You can still get a copy on eBay but it’s not cheap. So there is still heat on that book but the jury is still out on how important the characters will be.

Aside from Star Wars #26 and the 2nd print of The Mandalorian #2 the other interesting comic with an FOC this week is Doctor Aphra #24 as we see Doctor Aphra with the Spark Eternal’s original host facing down a whole gang of red lightsabers on the Cover A by Scott Forbes.

Which has me wondering if we are going to see any new named Sith (from the past) in the book. Or are they just going to be unnamed Sith soldiers? Time will tell but from a “who-the-hell-knows-but-could-be-cool” speculation standpoint, I’m interested.

*Note* remember, only buy if you want the comics. I am not advocating you spend your money on what I spend my money on. Just telling you what I’m thinking. 🙂

So check out everything new coming up below and get your pre-orders in over at TFAW.

Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi #4 (of 5)

(W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Madibek Musabekov (CA) Phil Noto

• As the sandstorm overtakes his home, Obi-Wan has more time to reflect in – and on – the darkness.
•  He looks back on a time when he and Anakin Skywalker were pulled off the front lines of the Clone Wars to confront a lost soul from Kenobi’s wartime past.
•  Can the two Jedi bring a man back from the heart of darkness to which he has fallen?
RATED T

In Shops: Aug 31, 2022

Check out the preview of Obi Wan #4 here

Star Wars Insider Presents Mandalorian Season One Vol 02

EXPERIENCE SELECTIONS OF THE ART FROM CHAPTERS 5-8 OF STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN.

Includes art as seen in the hit Disney+ TV series directed by Dave Filoni and ohn Favreau, starring Pedro Pascal, as illustrated by some of Lucasfilm’s finest artists.

Pre-Order Here

Star Wars Doctor Aphra TPB Vol 04 Crimson Reign

A deadly game for the galaxy’s trickiest players! Doctor Aphra and Sana Starros have escaped the Vermillion, but there’s no evading the Crimson Dawn: Their spies are everywhere! As Domina Tagge contends with moles within her corporation and Aphra struggles with the damage inflicted on her by a powerful artifact, the two strike one last bargain – but who can Aphra really trust?

Then, our daring duo stumbles upon a strange ritual – and an even stranger enemy! Surely their story can’t end like this, at the hands of the practitioner of an ancient cult – can it?!

The search for the Spark Eternal will lead them somewhere they never expected: back to where it all began for Doctor Aphra!

Collecting: STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA (2020) #16-20.

Star Wars Doctor Aphra TPB Vol 04 Crimson Reign

In Stores August 31, 2022

Star Wars Bounty Hunters TPB Vol 04 Crimson Reign

In the shocking wake of the WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS, the underworld has become more dangerous than ever. T’onga has assembled the greatest squad of bounty hunters in the galaxy – including Bossk, Zuckuss and Tasu Leech – for a special mission! But as T’onga grieves the loss of an old friend, can she keep this ragtag band from killing each other long enough to become a real team? Hopefully so – because with the Crimson Dawn organization leading the galaxy into all-out war, they’re running out of time to save the one young girl who can stop the conflict between syndicates! Meanwhile, a mysterious bounty hunter is out to assassinate a high-ranking Imperial officer in a daring hit on a heavily armed cruiser. But have they been given the right target? Featuring 4-LOM and Dengar!

Collecting: STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #18-22.

Rated T

Star Wars Bounty Hunters TPB Vol 04 Crimson Reign

In Stores August 31, 2022



Star Wars Comic Book FOC Deadlines

For those who aren’t familiar, FOC, or Final Order Cut Off, is when publishers and distributors require retailers to get their orders in. Printers then print according to that number (sometimes with overages). So, if you want to absolutely guarantee you get a book, best bet is to order it before FOC. Final Order Cut Off is Monday 8/28/22 this week.

Let’s dive in…

Star Wars #26 2nd Print

(W) Charles Soule (A) Genolet, Andres (CA) E.M Gist

THE PATH TO VICTORY!
•   The Rebel Fleet is reunited at last, and Leia Organa, Mon Mothma and the other Alliance leaders send a strong message to the galaxy that the resistance to Palpatine’s rule remains as strong as ever.
•   Meanwhile, Lady Qi’ra of Crimson Dawn has activated her sleeper agents across the galaxy, instructing them to cause chaos for the Empire by any means necessary!
RATED T

In Shops: Sep 28, 2022

Final Orders Due: Aug 28, 2022

Only $2.79 on TFAW through Monday!

STAR WARS MANDALORIAN #2 2ND PRINT PHOTO VARIANT

(W) Rodney Barnes (A) Georges Jeanty (CA) PhotoBATTLE WITH THE BEASTLY MUDHORN!
•   Having tracked down a valuable quarry, the Mandalorian must now contend with thieving bandits.
•   Will the Mandalorian battle it out with the Jawas or is an alliance in the cards?
RATED T

In Shops: Sep 28, 2022

Final Orders Due: Aug 28, 2022

Only $3.49 on TFAW through Monday!

Star Wars Doctor Aphra 24

(W) Alyssa Wong (A) Minkyu Jung (CA) Yagawa, Rickie

“DESCENT”
•  Desperate to rescue DOCTOR APHRA at any cost, SANA STARROS and her CREW’s search leads them to an OLD HAUNT…
•  …and two FAMILIAR FACES they might not survive!
•  Meanwhile, Aphra delves deeper into the secrets of THE ASCENDANT… and the true origin of the SPARK ETERNAL!
RATED T

In Shops: Sep 28, 2022

Variants

Only $2.79 on TFAW through Monday!

Star Wars Han Solo and Chewbacca 6

(W) Marc Guggenheim (A) David Messina (CA) Phil Noto

“CHEWBACCA BEHIND BARS!”
•  Chewie is held captive on the prison planet of Gulhadar!
•  And you’ll never believe who his cellmates are. None other than Maz Kanata and Boba Fett!
•  And whatever happened to the Millennium Falcon?
RATED T

In Shops: Sep 28, 2022

Variants

Only $2.79 on TFAW through Monday!

Star Wars Adventures Hyperspace Stories #2 | Dark Horse

(W) Cecil Castellucci (A/CA) Megan Huang

After the destruction of the Death Star, the Rebel Alliance searches desperately for a safe haven to escape from the iron grip of the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa investigate a mountainous world that could prove useful as a new base, only to discover all is not as it seems. On the run from imperial stormtroopers, Luke and Leia must make a perilous trip across an unforgiving landscape if they are to escape capture, or worse, at the hands of the Empire.

In Shops: Sep 21, 2022

Variants

Star Wars Han Solo Chewbacca TPB Vol 01 Crystal Run

The galaxy’s best buddies star in a hair-raising adventure from the days before they joined the Rebellion! Loveable rogue Han Solo and his Wookiee partner-in-smuggling, Chewbacca, set off on a heist for none other than Jabba the Hutt – and this time, the Rodian bounty hunter named Greedo is working alongside them! It’s supposed to be a nice, straightforward job. What could possibly go wrong? Well, for starters, how about a reunion with the very last person Han expected to see? And when the target safe is cracked, you won’t believe what’s inside! Plus: Celebrate the galaxy’s favorite holiday with a collection of festive tales from all across the saga of Star Wars. Happy Life Day! Collecting STAR WARS: HAN SOLO & CHEWBACCA #1-5 and STAR WARS: LIFE DAY.

In Shops: November 09, 2022

Star Wars The Mandalorian TPB Vol. 1 | November 09, 2022

Din Djarin, the armored bounty hunter better known as The Mandalorian, has been a smash-hit on Disney+ for two incredible seasons. Now, at last, the Mandalorian arrives on the comics page – in the first half of an action-packed adaptation of the show’s first season! The bounty hunter has agreed to track down a target for a mysterious ex-Imperial client who offers to pay in Beskar, a rare metal revered by Mandalorians. But when Djarin locates the target – the adorable green toddler known only as The Child – all bets are off! Will Djarin follow his Mandalorian code and turn over the Child? And if he doesn’t, what will the consequences be? Prepare for a gritty adventure through the Star Wars universe featuring mercenaries, Blurrgs, mudhorns and more! This is the way!

COLLECTING: Star Wars: The Mandalorian (2022) 1-4

In Stores November 9, 2022

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