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Lucasfilm Announces Journey to the Rise of Skywalker Novels and Comics

Lucasfilm proclaims Journey to the Rise of Skywalker novels and comics

Might the fourth be with you as Lucasfilm has revealed that ahead of the highly-anticipated ultimate installment in the main saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the studio is releasing a collection of novels and comics entitled Journey to the Rise of Skywalker, according to the franchise’s official website.

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“The Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker publishing program is our biggest and boldest film tie-in program yet,” Michael Siglain, Lucasfilm’s artistic director of publishing, stated. “We’ve got exceptionally talented authors, artists, and publishers creating content for fans of all ages. While these titles will include some hints and Easter eggs for the new film, the majority of these titles will feature all-new stories set following the events of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Our ‘Journey to’ books and comics will star Rey, Finn, Poe, Rose, and, of course, Leia, Chewie, the droids, and the First Order.”

The complete listing of gadgets reads as follows with the covers obtainable in the gallery under:

Resistance Reborn

  • Writer: Del Rey
  • Writer: Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Description: In this Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novel, Poe Dameron, Common Leia Organa, Rey, and Finn must wrestle to rebuild the Resistance after their defeat at the arms of the First Order in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
  • On-sale: 11/12/2019

Pressure Collector

  • Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Kevin Shinick
  • Description: In this Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker young grownup novel set just before The Pressure Awakens, a restless teenager sets out to discover what connection his mysterious Drive powers have to the fabled Jedi and what the Pressure has in store for him.
  • On-sale: 11/19/2019


  • Publisher: Marvel Comics
  • Writer: Ethan Sacks
  • Artist: Luke Ross
  • Description: On the run since the destruction of the Starkiller Base, Common Leia and the remaining handful of Resistance have barely managed to survive, much less strike again towards the superior forces of the First Order. Operating low on options, Leia decides to reach out to her former allies, the Mon Calamari, whose shipyards once powered the Insurgent Alliance.
  • On-sale: #1: 10/9/2019; #2: 10/16/2019; #three: 10/23/2019; #4: 10/30/2019

We Are the Resistance

  • Writer: Random House Youngsters
  • Writer: Elizabeth Schaefer
  • Illustrator: Alan Baston
  • Description: Be a part of Leia, Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewbacca, Rose, BB-Eight and all the courageous heroes of the Resistance of their struggle towards the First Order! That includes beautiful retro-stylized illustrations, this guide consists of iconic scenes from The Drive Awakens, The Final Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

Resistance Heroes

  • Writer: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Michael Siglain
  • Illustrator: Diogo Saito & Luigi Aimé
  • Description: Meet Rey, Finn, Poe and the rest of heroes of the Resistance who’re preventing to save the save the galaxy from the evil First Order.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

First Order Villains

  • Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Michael Siglain
  • Illustrator: Diogo Saito & Luigi Aimé On-Sale: 10/four/2019
  • Description: Meet the sinister Kylo Ren and the relaxation of the vile villains of the fearsome First Order from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

Select Your Personal Journey: A Finn & Poe Adventure

  • Writer: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Cavan Scott
  • Illustrator: Elsa Charretier
  • Description: Be a part of Finn, Poe and BB-8 on a dangerous-but-necessary mission for the struggling Resistance. With over twenty attainable outcomes, readers may have to choose rigorously in order to maintain Finn, Poe and BB-Eight protected from the evil First Order.
  • On-Sale: 10/4/2019

Spark of the Resistance

  • Writer: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Justina Ireland
  • Illustrator: Phil Noto
  • Description: When a misery plea goes up from the isolated planet Minfar, Resistance heroes Rey, Poe, and Rose hear the call! Collectively they’ll face down a First Order battalion, terrifying flying creatures, and a weapon that would change the course of the struggle!
  • On-sale: 10/four/2019

Star Wars Adventures

  • Publisher: IDW Publishing
  • Writer: John Barber, Michael Moreci
  • Artist: Derek Allure, Tony Fleecs
  • Description: In a collection of unique tales, the mighty Wookiees of Kashyyyk must defend their house towards the armies of the evil First Order. Plus, R2-D2, C-3PO, and BB-8 team-up on a top-secret spy journey for the Resistance.
  • On-sale: #27: October 2019; #28: November 2019; #29: December 2019

The Final Star Wars: New Version

  • Writer: DK
  • Authors: Adam Bray, Cole Horton, Tricia Barr, Ryder Windham; foreword by Anthony Daniels
  • Description: This absolutely up to date, complete, and detailed encyclopedia explores the characters, creatures, places, automobiles, and know-how found throughout the whole Star Wars galaxy. Final Star Wars New Edition is an in-depth visual information packed full of exhaustive details about Star Wars, including The Final Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Star Wars: Resistance and a sneak peek at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

Superb Sticker Journey

  • Writer: DK
  • Writer: David Fentiman
  • Description: This 72-page sticker e-book consists of more than 500 stickers of characters, places, automobiles and props. That includes all-new content material from the highly anticipated film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!
  • On-sale: 10/14/2019

The Moviemaking Magic of Ships & Battles

  • Publisher: Abrams
  • Writer: Landry Walker
  • Art & Images: Lucasfilm & Industrial Mild & Magic
  • Description: Go behind the scenes of the largest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive ebook to see how the most iconic automobiles in the galaxy—from the Millennium Falcon to X-wings and TIE fighters to AT-ATs and the Demise Star—have been created and utilized in the films of the Star Wars saga. This collectible ebook consists of special interactive parts, together with six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the films with idea sketches, molds, digital imagery and more! Plus, get a sneak peek at some of the automobiles from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!
  • On-sale: 12/three/2019

Star Wars: The Final Pop-Up Galaxy

  • Writer: Perception Editions
  • Writer and Pop-up Engineer: Matthew Reinhart
  • Illustrator: Kevin M. Wilson
  • Description: Introduced in a dynamic 360-degree format that permits the motion to be seen from all sides, the guide additionally opens up to type a displayable 3D diorama of the complete saga. Full of superb Star Wars moments and hidden surprises to discover, Star Wars: The Ultimate Pop-Up Galaxy represents an entire new degree of sophistication and interactivity in pop-up books and is guaranteed to thrill fans of all ages. Matthew is the King of Paper Engineering and returns to the franchise with this new, deluxe pop-up.
  • On-sale: 10/Eight/2019

The Resistance

  • Publisher: Readerlink/Studio Enjoyable
  • Writer: Sally Little
  • Illustrator: Pilot Studio & PowerStation
  • Description: Comply with the rise of the Resistance with this six-button sound e-book featuring story moments, strains of dialogue, sound results, and a light-up lightsaber sound module.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

Magnetic Playset

  • Publisher: Readerlink/Studio Enjoyable
  • Writer: Sally Little
  • Illustrators: Diogo Saito & Luigi Aimé
  • Description: Create your personal superb scenes from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! This useful carrying case consists of over 20 magnets, six play scenes, as well as a coloring & exercise guide featuring all of the characters from the film.
  • On-sale: 10/4/2019

Search & Find

  • Writer: Readerlink/Studio Enjoyable
  • Writer: Sally Little
  • Illustrator: Artwork Mawhinney, Fabio Piacentini, and Ferran Rodriguez
  • Description: Journey across the galaxy and explore scenes from The Drive Awakens, The Final Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker on this fun, illustrated search and find collection.
  • On-sale: 10/four/2019

The Artwork of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

  • Writer: Abrams
  • Writer: Phil Szostak
  • Artwork: Lucasfilm Art Division
  • Description: The official behind-the-scenes idea, manufacturing, and post-production art for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Go inside the artistic process behind the most anticipated movie of the century. The newest trilogy in the Star Wars film collection brings the Skywalker Saga to an in depth and The Art of The Rise of Skywalker will take readers into the artistic course of behind visualizing the epic worlds, creatures, characters, costumes, weapons and automobiles of the landmark conclusion greater than 40 years in the making.
  • On-sale: 12/20/2019

The Visible Dictionary

  • Writer: DK
  • Writer: Pablo Hidalgo
  • Description: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visible Dictionary is a 200-page definitive information to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, places, and know-how from the new film. Full of 500+ photographs and info, plus cross-sections of new automobiles, as penned by Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, it’s vital for all fans who need to transcend the film experience.
  • On-sale: 12/20/2019

Official Film Special

  • Writer: Titan
  • Writer: Numerous
  • Description: An in-depth collector’s edition featuring material from long-awaited the all-new Star Wars film, The Rise of Skywalker, together with interviews with the forged and crew and unique imagery.
  • On-sale: 12/20/2019

The Galaxy Wants You

  • Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
  • Writer: Caitlin Kennedy
  • Illustrator: Eda Kaban
  • Description: Have you ever stopped to think about how there’s no one else in the galaxy who is strictly like you? This empowering image ebook celebrates younger heroes-in-the-making and features illustrations that comply with Rey on her personal hero’s journey.
  • On-sale: 12/17/2019

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Official Information

  • Publisher: DK
  • Writer: Matt Jones
  • Description: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Official Information is a 96-page informative information to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker for younger fans, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, places, and know-how from the new film. Full of photographs and info, it’s the good companion for many who need to relive the film outdoors of the theater.
  • On-sale: 12/20/2019

Returning forged members for Episode IX embrace Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo and Billie Lourd. Joining the forged are Naomi Ackie (Doctor Who), Richard E. Grant (Logan), Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings), Matt Smith (Physician Who) and Keri Russell (The People), who will even be joined by veteran Star Wars actors Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams, who will reprise his position as Lando Calrissian. Ian McDiarmid can also be set to return as Emperor Palpatine.

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The position of Leia Organa will once once more be performed by the late Carrie Fisher, utilizing beforehand unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens.

Star Wars: Episode IX began filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on August 1, with J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Drive Awakens, Star Trek) returning to direct the last installment of the Skywalker saga. Abrams co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Terrio (Argo, Justice League). Composer John Williams, who has scored each chapter in the Star Wars saga since 1977’s A New Hope, will return to a galaxy far, distant with Episode IX.

The film will probably be produced by Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Michelle Rejwan, and government produced by Callum Greene and Jason McGatlin.

Star Wars: Episode IX is scheduled for launch on December 20.