New York Comic-Con 2015 has come and gone, but the news revealed at the convention is still making some buzz. Some of the biggest Star Wars news coming from the convention was new book related news. The new Star Wars books revealed, will be released from November of this year to summer of 2017. Not only did we get release dates, but we also were treated to some temporary covers for a couple of upcoming books, including the next book in Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy – Life Debt.
Title: Star Wars: Tales from a Galaxy far, far away: Aliens
Scheduled for release in December, author Landry Walker announces the eBook anthology, Star Wars: Tales from a Galaxy far, far away: Aliens, featuring four background aliens from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The individual stories/aliens are “High Noon on Jakku,” “All Creatures Great and Small,” “The Face of Evil,” and “The Crimson Corsair and the Treasure of Count Dooku.” In addition to being part of the “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens” program, these four stories will be collected into a print version — along with two more stories to be named later — on sale in April, 2017. The stories will feature art by ILM artist Tyler Scarlett.
Title: Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon
Veteran Star Wars author, Michael Siglain, discusses Delilah Dawson’s Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon, which focuses on the character of Bazine from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The eShort story is due to arrive this November.
Title: Star Wars: Bait
Michael Siglain announces another short story, Star Wars: Bait, which focuses on the character of Grumgarr from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Written by Alan Dean Foster, this title is due for release this December.
Title: Star Wars: New Republic: Bloodline
Claudia Gray announces her new book, Star Wars: New Republic: Bloodline,which is set roughly six years before the film and is due for release in Spring, 2016.
Title: Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt (book II) and Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire’s End (book III)
Chuck Wendig announces two of the new books in his Aftermath trilogy scheduled for release in Summer 2016 and Summer 2017.