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Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "March 11, 1979 to October 5, 1980!"

    Written by Russ Manning. Art by Russ Manning and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Al Williamson.

    The first of three volumes that present, for the first time ever, the classic Star Wars newspaper strip from 1979-1984 in its complete format - including each Sunday title header and "bonus" panels in their meticulously restored original color. Initially the color Sundays and black and white dailies told separate stories, but within six months the incomparable Russ Manning merged the adventures to tell brand new epic seven-days-a-week sagas that rivaled the best science fiction comics of all time. Volume One contains 575 sequential comic strips from the strip's premiere on March 11, 1979 to October 5, 1980. The classic strip collected in its entirety in its original format for the first time!

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format)m 11-in. x 9-in., 260 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) 2-1ST Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "October 6, 1980 to February 8, 1981!"

    Written by Archie Goodwin. Art by Al Williamson and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Al Williamson.

    Collects for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. No other edition includes each Sunday page title header and "bonus" panels in their meticulously restored original color. The epic seven-days-a-week sagas begin with "Han Solo at Stars' End," based on the novel by Brian Daley, adapted by Archie Goodwin and Alfredo Alcala, followed by seven complete adventures by the storied team of Archie Goodwin and artist Al Williamson. The pair had previously worked together on Creepy, Eerie, and Blazing Combat comics magazines, the Flash Gordon comic book, and 13 years on the Secret Agent Corrigan newspaper strip. They seamlessly shifted gears to take over, at George Lucas's request, the Star Wars newspaper strip.

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format) 11-in. x 9-in., 296 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) 3-1ST Star Wars The Classic Newspaper Comics HC (2017- IDW/Marvel) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "July 26, 1982 to March 11, 1984!"

    Written by Archie Goodwin. Art and cover by Al Williamson.

    The concluding volume that reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. The only edition includes each Sunday page title header and "bonus" panels in their meticulously restored original color. Featuring nine key stories from Star Wars Legends written by Archie Goodwin and illustrated by Al Williamson. Included are "A New Beginning," "Revenge of the Jedi,""Doom Mission," and "The Final Trap," among others in the complete newspaper strips from July 26, 1982 to March 11, 1984.

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format) 11-in. x 9-in., 272 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.