First, it is the empire strikes back part 4 movie adaptation. Star wars 17page story imperial forces led by darth vader capture princess leia organas ship, which is on a mission for the rebel alliance. The term 12back refers to the first 12 figures shown on the back of the package. Comic book galaxy explores marvels star wars comic book releases and provides a discussion point on the culture and climate of the star wars comic book universe comic book galaxy is back to discuss the latest star wars comic books from a galaxy far, far away. Also to take into consideration is what order the book was printed the first few copies of a standard printing job are usually.
Theyre like 9 large comics all put into one big book. Tales of the jedi comic books feature stories from before the rise of the empire, before the legendary exploits of luke, han, and leia. Early shipments may have had figure variants of luke skywalker, ben kenobi and darth vader with double telescoping lightsabers, they are extremely rare to find on card. Lucasfilms nowcorporate sibling marvel comics, which published star wars comics from 1977 to 1986, are once again publishing star wars titles that started in 2015. New listing star wars marvel comic bronze age lot 26,30,38,40,51,52 death vader cover. What would the value be on a star wars comic book vol 1 the first issue. No if you want to get technical, the film originally titled star wars, and later retitled star wars.
Find the value of the marvel comic star wars volume 1. Star wars weekly the comic book price guide for great. These would all be great starter comics for kids that are huge star wars fans just starting out on their comic collections. This is the third article in our series, following from most valuable golden age comics and most valuable silver age comics here are the key issues to look for when youre at garage sales yes, they do turn up. George lucas wanted marvel to adapt the star wars films into comic book formats because he was inspired by fantastic four as a teenager and based darth vader off doctor doom. Second, this is the first appearance of boba fett in comics. The first star wars movie didnt come out until 1977, so theres no such thing as a 1962 star wars comic. The first volume is written by alain dean foster and the other two were written by donald f. The star wars legend, who has spent 43 years acting as the golden droid, reflects on the end of the skywalker.
I thought that i was fairly knowledgeable when it came to the identification of the marvel comic star wars reprints. Comic book values vary widely and are based on rarity, condition. A new hope this was added for the april 10th, 1981 rerelease came out after the book b. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Star wars 1 july 1977 first print a ton of 1st appearances no reserve. Star wars 1 1977 1st print bronze age marvel comics first issue. Comic book based on the star wars animated series starring the droids c3p0 and r2d2. From our humble beginnings, we have grown to the largest, most complete comic book price guide with well over 1,000,000 comics in our database.
New listing star wars number 1 comic book 1977 first print cgc white pages 9. The series was relatively longrunning, lasting from 1977 to 1986. This is a list of star wars comics, comic books set in the fictional star wars universe. Star wars published by marvel ran from july 1977 july 1986 included 107 total.
Dark horse comics owned the license to publish star wars comics from lucasfilm exclusively from 1991 to 2014. Browse the marvel comic series star wars 1977 1986. First comic book appearance of slave princess leia organa. Unfollow star wars comics value to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. This comic book is a trifecta of keys as it has three keys in one book. While assigned to teach and take care of an ambassadors son, c3p0 and r2d2 get caught right in the middle of the youngsters dream and ambition to become a part of the crew of reddjak,a space pirate and criminal in the scarlet pirate and end of the game. Find star wars 1 comic and star wars comic 1 1977 from a vast selection of star wars. Browse certified star wars comic books for sale at auction. This was the first comic to be based off a star wars film. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps.
The marvel star wars series of comic books was the first ever comic series created for the saga. So if you have a lesser condition one, then its virtually worthless except as a fun comic to read. Think the first time princess leia and han solo kissed was in the movie star wars. This is a great comic for anyone who wants a luke, leia, and han adventure with an original trilogy feel. Star wars droids 1986 1st series marvelstar comics. We have values for any marvel, dc, image, idw, darkhorse, or dell comic book that is in your collection. This wednesday, marvel entertainment will release star wars no. George lucas wanted marvel to adapt the star wars films into comic book. Identifying marvel reprints star wars 19771986 modern. A great, fun comic to start with, and as long as youve seen a new hope you shouldnt have any trouble following the story if you want an original trio adventure star wars. Anakin skywalker also known as dark vader is one of the main characters of the star wars trilogy books.
Anakin was a tall, blonde with blue eyes boy that was not always the bad character of the books. It spanned 107 issues, with three special annual issues. The series was such a smash hit for marvel in an otherwise dismal sales year that many who worked at marvel in 1977 consider it to have. Lot of 10 original marvel multi mags comic book bag holders spiderman 3. Whether you are an avid comic collector, a repeat offender one who once collected but fell by the wayside, are new to the industry, or someone who came across some old comics, welcome to the world of comics. The first chapter in the new star wars comic canon enters with a bang. Signed by legendary star wars concept artist ralph mcquarrie splash with lone. Was star wars a book series before it was a film series. How much is the first star wars comic worth answers. Skywalker strikes by jason aaron, john cassaday, and laura martin. This first edition comic is a musthave for star wars collectors. The art is great and the story is fun and exciting and really evokes the feel of a new hope.626 1594 1000 914 715 1454 363 323 1000 1214 1108 762 1072 482 381 1070 1195 1447 1269 928 1507 1194 1548 180 1015 1064 227 368 802 1422 1123 94 1096 1020 37 115