Solo: A Star Wars Story Publishing Slate Revealed

Lucasfilm Publishing has revealed the full slate of novels, comics, and books that will be accompanying the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story.

As before, they’ll provide some insights into this unexplored bit of the Star Wars galaxy; and its characters, both before and after the events of the film. Highlights include a story featuring a post-ROTJ appearance by Lando Calrissian, a new Marvel Comics miniseries, a small crossover with a familiar face from Rogue One.

Here’s what we have in store.

Last Shot by Daniel José Older (Novel)

This novel will be split between three eras. One focuses on Lando and L3-37 before the events of Solo. Another follows Han and Chewie and is set between Solo and A New Hope. This section will also feature Sana Starros, Han’s “wife” who first appeared in the Marvel Comics Star Wars series. Finally, the third portion will take place post-Return of the Jedi, when Ben Solo was very young. This latter story will also dig into where Lando ended up after the Original Trilogy.

  • April 17, 2018

Most Wanted by Rae Carson (YA Novel)

This story will center on Han Solo and Qi’ra as teenagers surviving on the streets of Corellia.

  • May 25, 2018

Lando: Double or Nothing by Rodney Barnes (Comic Miniseries)

This five issue comic book miniseries will follow Lando and L3-37 right before the events of Solo.

  • May 30, 2018

Star Wars: Adventures by Cavan Scott (Comic)

The kid-friendly Star Wars: Adventures comic book series will feature a three-part Han and Chewie adventure. The story will be split across an issue distributed on Free Comic Day, and issues #10 and #11.

  • May 5, 2018

The Mighty Chewbacca: Forest of Fear by Tom Angleberger (Junior Novel)

While aimed at a younger audience, this story will feature an interesting sounding meet up between Chewbacca and Han, and K-2SO undertaking a mission for Cassian Andor. It will also introduce a new character, Mayv Trillick, a so-called “librarian bounty hunter.”

  • May 25, 2018

Solo: The Official Guide by Pablo Hidalgo (Sourcebook)

In lieu of a Visual Dictionary this time around, the official sourcebook will be a cross between that format and the cross-section books.

  • May 25, 2018

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