Marvel’s New Han Solo Stories About His Time in the Empire

Posted by August 21, 2018 Comment

Robbie Thompson is already writing a five-part adaptation of Solo: A Star Wars Story beginning in October. But in November he starts another Han Solo five-part series running alongside it, this time focusing on his time working for the Empire and drawn by Leonard Kirk. Was he a Stormtrooper? You’ll get to find out in Star Wars: Han Solo – Imperial Cadet.

STAR WARS: HAN SOLO – IMPERIAL CADET #1 (of 5)

ROBBIE THOMPSON (W) • LEONARD KIRK (A)

Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA

Variant Cover by Elsa Charretier

VARIANT COVER BY LUKE ROSS

MOVIE VARIANT COVER ALSO AVAILABLE

YOUNG SOLO’S ADVENTURES CONTINUE!

• HAN SOLO escapes Corellia by joining the IMPERIAL NAVY, vowing to return for QI’RA.

• But how does a thief used to the chaos of the streets adjust to the order and discipline of the military?

• Not well! Han’s dream of becoming a pilot is quickly grounded as he realizes he may not even survive basic training!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

And here are the rest of the solicitations for Star Wars comics from Marvel in November.


STAR WARS #56

KIERON GILLEN (W) • ANDREA BROCCARDO (A)

Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

GALACTIC ICON VARIANT COVER BY ROD REIS

“THE ESCAPE” BEGINS!

• After the disaster of “HOPE DIES,” our heroes are on the run.

• Can they escape the patrols? No. They’re trapped on a distant world.

• Where have they been abandoned? How can they possibly survive?

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

STAR WARS #57

KIERON GILLEN (W) • ANGEL UNZUETA (A)

COVER BY JAMAL CAMPBELL

ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

“THE ESCAPE” – PART 2

• The horror of this strange planet.

• The horror!

• Shirtless HAN SOLO, chopping wood.

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

DARTH VADER #23

CHARLES SOULE (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A)

Cover by ELIA BONETTI & GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

GALACTIC ICON VARIANT COVER BY ROD REIS

“FORTRESS VADER” – PART 5

• Darkness rises above MUSTAFAR as the brutal designs of LORD MOMIN begin to take shape.

• But the planet’s inhabitants cannot take this desecration lightly, and shape plans of their own.

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

DARTH VADER #24

CHARLES SOULE (W) • GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (A)

Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & ELIA BONETTI

“FORTRESS VADER” – PART 6

• The FORTRESS will stand, but at a terrible cost.

• The fire will come to MUSTAFAR, and all will burn.

• The final design is revealed, woven from war, treachery and pain.

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

ADAPTATION #2 (of 5)

ROBBIE THOMPSON (W)

WILL SLINEY (A)

Cover by PHIL NOTO

VARIANT COVER BY CARLOS PACHECO

THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY!

• HAN SOLO and CHEWBACCA throw down but ultimately unite to escape the Empire and join BECKETT’s crew!

• But will this ragtag group of thieves be able to pull off the train heist of their lives?

• And what happens when ENFYS NEST arrives to take the stolen coaxium out from under them?

• Featuring scenes not seen in theaters!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #26

SI SPURRIER (W) • EMILIO LAISO (A)

Cover by ASHLEY WITTER

GALACTIC ICON VARIANT COVER BY ROD REIS

DOCTOR APHRA — WORST AMONG EQUALS!

• On the run from the law in an alien city, DOCTOR APHRA can’t stray more than a few paces from her companion without both of them blowing up.

• Time to cooperate, right? Except, unfortunately, her companion is Triple-Zero, a sadistic murderdroid who’s more interested in her death than playing nice.

• A brand-new misadventure for the galaxy’s foremost amoral archaeologist starts here!

32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

STAR WARS VOL. 9: HOPE BURNS TPB

Written by KIERON GILLEN & CULLEN BUNN

Penciled by SALVADOR LARROCA, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, MARC LAMING, ROLAND BOSCHI & ARIO ANINDITO

Cover by TRAVIS CHAREST

A New Hope led here! A secret rebel base. A secret rebel fleet. A chance of victory…but now, Darth Vader has found it. There is no escape. The Empire first strikes back here and now! Can the Millennium Falcon stand alone against the entire Imperial Fleet? Not to mention a TIE Advanced Starfighter with a certain Sith Lord as its pilot?! As the rebels’ plans crumble, Princess Leia must discover the cause of this disaster — before it’s too late! Her mission leads her aboard Darth Vader’s personal Dreadnought…but he always seems to know when his enemies are near. If the Rebellion is to live on, sacrifice is needed…but if hope dies, what survives? Plus: Luke Skywalker and smuggler Sana Starros attend a high-stakes podracing event…but why? Place your bets! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #50-55 and STAR WARS ANNUAL (2015) #4.

176 PGS./Rated T …$19.99

ISBN: 978-1-302-91054-9

STAR WARS BY JASON AARON OMNIBUS HC

Written by JASON AARON, KIERON GILLEN, KELLY THOMPSON & JASON LATOUR

Penciled by JOHN CASSADAY, SIMONE BIANCHI, STUART IMMONEN, MIKE DEODATO JR.,

MIKE MAYHEW, LEINIL FRANCIS YU, JORGE MOLINA, SALVADOR LARROCA, ANDREA SORRENTINO,

MARCO CHECCHETTO, ANDREA BROCCARDO, ANGEL UNZUETA, EMILIO LAISO & MICHAEL WALSH

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

When Star Wars returned to Marvel, Jason Aaron was the ideal candidate to steer the rebels into all-new adventures! Now Aaron’s entire saga is collected in full! The Death Star has been destroyed — but the Empire isn’t toppled yet! Join Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 as they continue the fight for freedom against Darth Vader! Luke battles Boba Fett! A woman from Han Solo’s past returns! The Dark Lord crash-lands — but you can’t keep Vader down for long! And the roguish Doctor Aphra lures Luke to the Screaming Citadel! Plus, the deadly stormtroopers of Scar Squadron — and hidden tales from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #1-37, STAR WARS: VADER DOWN, DARTH VADER (2015) #13-15, STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL, STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #7-8 and STAR WARS ANNUAL (2015) #1-3.

1296 PGS./Rated T …$125.00

ISBN: 978-1-302-91537-7

Trim size: oversized

(Last Updated August 25, 2018 2:21 pm )