NYCC 2022: Lucasfilm Publishing Panel Highlights

October 9, 2022
NYCC 2022: Lucasfilm Publishing Panel Highlights

Take a look at all the large bulletins for Star Wars books and comics.

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Lucasfilm Publishing delivered a one-two punch this weekend at New York Comedian-Con 2022. Yesterday noticed a panel dedicated to Star Wars: The Excessive Republic, providing followers a take a look at the way forward for the storytelling initiative, and in the present day we have been handled to “Star Wars: Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away,” a dialogue centered on what’s to come back in books and comics for the bigger saga. Hosted by Lucasfilm Publishing inventive director Michael Siglain and that includes’s personal Kristin Baver, Adam Christopher, Delilah S. Dawson, Marc Guggenheim, Ethan Sacks, and Alyssa Wong, the panel delivered a number of thrilling bulletins, together with a brand new Inquisitor novel and Sana Starros comedian mini-series, together with sufficient first seems to be to fill an area cruiser. Take a look at all of the highlights beneath.

Inquisitor Iskat on the cover of Star Wars: Rise of the Red Blade.

1. Meet Iskat, a ruthless Inquisitor, in Delilah S. Dawson’s Rise of the Crimson Blade novel.

One of many panel’s largest bulletins, Rise of the Crimson Blade will inform the story of Iskat, a Jedi survivor of Order 66 that turns to the darkish aspect, becoming a member of the Inquisitors with the hope of uncovering the reality about her previous. Iskat’s hunt begins when Rise of the Crimson Blade arrives in 2023.

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Marvel's San Starros #1 cover by Sara Pichelli. Marvel's San Starros #1 variant cover by Ken Lashley.

2. Sana Starros will star (pun supposed!) in her personal Marvel mini-series.

Lastly! The fan-favorite rogue (who has (sophisticated) historical past with each Han Solo and Physician Aphra) steps out in her first solo comedian, written by Justina Eire and coming in February 2023. Take a look at the common cowl by Sara Pichelli, Ken Lashley’s variant cowl, and two interiors above.


3. New Star Wars: Revelations covers and interiors revealed.

Marvel’s upcoming landmark one-shot guarantees to chart a course for the way forward for Star Wars comics. 4 new covers have been revealed at NYCC, together with variants by Peach Momoko, Bryan Hitch and Alex Sinclair, Jim Cheung, and Caspar Wijngaard, all that includes totally different characters. Time to make room within the lengthy field.

4. Vader versus Valance and extra from Marvel’s February 2023 Star Wars comics.

The panel revealed three covers for Marvel Star Wars comics touchdown in February, together with Ema Lupacchino’s illustration for Physician Aphra #29, that includes a very-much-possessed-by-the-Spark-Everlasting Chelli Aphra, and Phil Noto’s movie-poster like picture for Han Solo & Chewbacca #9. Each highly effective works, however we’re particularly intrigued Giuseppe Camuncoli’s cowl for Bounty Hunters #31, through which Darth Vader and Beilert Valance appear to be having one thing of a disagreement.

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5. We bought a peek inside Star Wars: The Excessive Republic: Chronicles of the Jedi.

The upcoming in-universe information to Star Wars: The Excessive Republic seems to be to be rewarding for present readers in addition to a superb jumping-on level. That includes lovely new paintings and written by Cole Horton, spreads proven within the panel mentioned the Republic Truthful, the Excessive Council, and character research by Ario Anindito.

Star Wars: The High Republic: The Lightsaber Collection cover

6. Channel your internal Common Grievous: Star Wars: The Excessive Republic: The Lightsaber Assortment is on the way in which.

Coming April 2023, this follow-up to 2020’s Star Wars: The Lightsaber Assortment will deal with Jedi weapons of the Excessive Republic period. Together with the official reveal got here a primary take a look at the quilt. For mild and life…and lightsabers!

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A spread on Yoda's blissl instrument from Star Wars: 100 Objects.

7. An up-close take a look at a Star Wars musical instrument…handmade by Yoda.

Taken from Kristin Baver’s upcoming Star Wars: 100 Objects, this unfold options Yoda’s blissl, a pipe instrument he could be seen carrying in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Again. Hey, he had a number of time to kill on Dagobah.

The New Republic era in Star Wars Timelines.

8. The intricacies of Star Wars Timelines.

An bold ebook, Star Wars Timelines will inform the total story of the Star Wars saga in chronological order, overlaying films, collection, comics, books, and extra. The unfold proven facilities across the early days of the New Republic, together with Luke Skywalker‘s coaching of recent Jedi, Poe Dameron‘s misadventures, and extra. It looks as if the kind of ebook you’ll be able to pore over for hours, devouring a whole bunch, if not hundreds, of particulars. Search for Star Wars Timelines in shops on February 7, 2023.

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