What Star Wars comics are new this week: January 9, 2019?


This week’s slate of Star Wars comics see a little something from just about every timeline in the franchise’s universe.

Three new Star Wars comics hit the shelves this week including the next installment of a longish running series and the continuation of Marvel’s Age of Republic.

Check out the three new Star Wars comics coming this:

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Star Wars No. 59

The adventure continues for Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa. The three have found themselves trapped on a moon. They’re trying to escape – maybe – and get back to fighting the Empire.

But it seems the trio aren’t as alone as they thought they were.

Here’s the synopsis from Marvel Comics for Star Wars No. 59.

"“THE ESCAPE” PART THREE! LUKE, LEIA and HAN remain stranded on the isolated moon of Hubin and out of the fight against the Empire. Who says they even WANT to leave? But their hideaway may not be so secret…especially for old foes hot on the rebels’ trail."

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Star Wars Age of Republic: Jango Fett No. 1

We’re still hanging out in the early days of the Star Wars story. We’ve had some adventures with Obi-Wan Kenobu, Qui-Gon Jinn, and now we could to go on another one with Jango Fett.

Guess who else we get to see? It seems little Boba Fett is making the journey with him.

This Marvel macro series has been interesting, and has done a great job of bringing in other characters from throughout the saga such as Yoda.

Here’s the synopsis from Marvel Comics for Star Wars Age of Republic Jango Fett No. 1:

"THE MOST FEARED BOUNTY HUNTER IN THE GALAXY! JANGO FETT’S reputation precedes him as joins a crew for what seems like a simple job. Wait, is that a KID with him?! Will his fellow bounty hunters be foolish enough to betray Jango and his son, BOBA FETT?"

Photo credit: IDW Publishing

Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down No. 3

Star Wars Adventures brings back the Destroyer Down series for its third and final installment. The story sees Rey on Jakku in the years after the battle that tore up the planet. A sand storm has uncovered the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral.

We know how important old parts are on Jakku so Rey is on a mission to get what she can. But she isn’t the only one.

Here’s the synopsis from IDW Publishing’s Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down No. 3:

"Swallowed by the shifting sands of Jakku, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumors of hauntings and buried treasure. But an epic sandstorm has revealed the ruins of the starship, and renowned scavenger Rey now leads the race to claim whatever lies within!"

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