Marvel has released their solicitation information for Star Wars books available in April of 2023. There seems to be no stopping the Star Wars train at the “House of Ideas” as there are eight books in September, with plenty of variant covers to keep collectors searching various comic stores. If you are into anime/manga, then the new Star Wars: Visions book (based on the Disney+ series) should be right up your alley!
Check out all the April releases below.
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER – BLACK, WHITE & RED #1
JASON AARON, PEACH MOMOKO & Torunn Grønbekk (W) • PEACH MOMOKO & MORE! (A)
COVER BY Alex Maleev • VARIANT COVER BY Gabriele Dell’Otto
VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
VARIANT COVER BY Jim Cheung • VARIANT COVER BY Kaare Andrews
THE DARK LORD OF THE SITH LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE!
• Following the successful Black, White & Red series produced by Marvel Comics, DARTH VADER now takes the spotlight for tales of terror by some of the industry’s most talented creators!
• PEACH MOMOKO will spin a story only she can bring to life!
• PLUS, the return of JASON AARON to the world of STAR WARS with Part One of his Vader tale spanning all four issues!
STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #8
CAVAN SCOTT (W) • ANDREA BROCCARDO (A) • Cover by RAFAEL DE LATORRE
Variant Cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE • Variant Cover by MICO SUAYAN
TERROR ON THE DUNES OF BLOOD!
• One Jedi lies dying in Jedha’s frozen desert, and another is missing. Can Vildar, Matty and Tey escape the siege of Enlightenment in time to save them both?
• And all the time, the Leveler waits in the shadows, desperate to feed.
• Plus, the identities of the mysterious raiders are revealed.
STAR WARS: HIDDEN EMPIRE #5 (OF 5)
CHARLES SOULE (W) • STEVEN CUMMINGS (A) • Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA
Connecting Variant Cover by STEVEN CUMMINGS
Travel Variant Cover by DAVID LOPEZ • Battle Variant Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
• The epic conclusion to the trilogy begun with WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS and CRIMSON REIGN!
• At last, Qi’ra will reveal herself to the Sith.
• At last, she will have her revenge.
STAR WARS: YODA #6
JODY HOUSER (W) • LUKE ROSS (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO
Variant Cover by LEE GARBETT
Variant Cover by TAKASHI OKAZAKI
• A fearful vision has infected the students at the Jedi Temple, leading to a violent confrontation that could spell doom for the would-be Jedi.
• Will Yoda sense the danger in time, or will he lose one of his students forever?
STAR WARS: SANA STARROS #3 (OF 5)
JUSTINA IRELAND (W) • PERE PÉREZ (A)
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
Variant Cover by JEN BARTEL
• Sana has just run into one of the roughest bounty hunters in the galaxy: DEVA LOMPOP!
• But what does she want with Sana?
• And why is Sana on a RANCOR?!
STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI – EWOKS #1
ALYSSA WONG (W) • LEE GARBETT, CASPAR WIJNGAARD, KYLE HOTZ & PAULINA GANUCHEAU (A)
Cover by RYAN BROWN • VIRGIN VARIANT COVER BY RYAN BROWN
Connecting Variant Cover by LEE GARBETT
Variant Cover by PEACH MOMOKO • Variant Cover by KYLE HOTZ
Variant Cover by CHRISSIE ZULLO
TALES OF THE EWOKS!
• On the moon of Endor occupied by the species called Ewoks, a group of these stout creatures has gathered around the fire to recount tales of triumph, defeat…and horror!
• In the art-forward manner of storytelling, watch an eclectic group of artists interpret the stories from the unique minds of Ewoks in a manner only they can envision!
• This can’t-miss issue for STAR WARS fans of mirth, merriment and artistry is the book you’ve been craving!
STAR WARS: BOUNTY HUNTERS #33
ETHAN SACKS (W) • PAOLO VILLANELLI (A)
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
LUCASFILM ANNIVERSARY VARIANT
COVER BY CHRIS SPROUSE
DARTH VADER’S INFERNO SQUAD STRIKES!
• The DARK LORD has ordered one of the EMPIRE’S deadliest commando units to take out VALANCE, BOSSK, 4-LOM and ZUCKUSS!
• Meanwhile, assassin droid IG-88 has his sights on another high-value target. But who is he after and who hired him?
• Featuring fan favorites from the hit video game, STAR WARS: BATTLEFRONT II!
STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #31
ALYSSA WONG (W) • MINKYU JUNG (A)
Cover by RACHAEL STOTT
RETURN OF THE JEDI 40TH ANNIVERSARY VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS SPROUSE
THE PARTING GLANCE!
• Is this the end of the line for former allies APHRA and TOLVAN?
• DARTH VADER’S least favorite archaeologist must face a cold hard truth that will shake her to her core!!!
• Can she forgive herself for the chaos she’s about to unleash upon the galaxy?
STAR WARS #33
CHARLES SOULE (W) • MADIBEK MUSABEKOV (A) Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Action Figure Variant Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
Variant Cover by ALAN QUAH
• Luke Skywalker’s connection to the Force has been disrupted; one of his most powerful tools in his journey to become a Jedi is gone.
• He must undertake an epic quest to find what he has lost…or he, and the galaxy, will fall to darkness.
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #33
GREG PAK (W) • ADAM GORHAM (A)
Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
Variant Cover by KHOI PHAM
Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary Variant Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE
UNBOUND FORCE – Part One!
When the Dark Lord of the Sith loses control of the Force, nothing is safe — not even his own Executor-class Star Dreadnought. But in the face of total destruction, Commander Sabé finds an opportunity. Does Vader’s untrammeled onslaught expose a vulnerability? Or is it just another doorway to the terrifying tyranny of the Sith?
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