StarWars.com today announced the release of several books, comics, and fables that will help us prepare for our travels to Black Spire Outpost when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in both Disneyland and Disney World this year.
The titles and series announced today include the previously announced Marvel and Star Wars collaborative mini-series as well as new novels for all age groups.
All of the titles and series featured below help readers prepare to visit Black Spire Outpost, the setting for the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge lands. Readers will learn more about Dok-Ondar as well as why General Leia Organa is interested in Black Spire Outpost and the planet of Batuu.
- Written by Ethan Sacks
- Art by Will Sliney
- Issue #1 available: April 24, 2019
Black Spire Outpost has long been frequented by smugglers, merchants, and travelers from every corner of the galaxy looking to make their score on the infamous black market — or experience the exotic thrills the remote world of Batuu alone has to offer.
Aliens like the infamous Dok-Ondar, a proprietor of rare and one-of-a-kind antiquities, thrive on the unique opportunities which abound on the lawless outpost at the very edge of Wild Space in this all-new miniseries from Marvel writer Ethan Sacks (Old Man Hawkeye) and artist Will Sliney (Solo: A Star Wars Story).
Black Spire (Del Rey)
- Written by Delilah Dawson
- Available: September 3, 2019
In this novel, a prequel to the Disney Parks experience, General Leia Organa dispatches her top spy to Batuu in a desperate search for Resistance allies.
A Crash of Fate (Disney Lucasfilm Press)
- Written by Zoraida Córdova
- Available: August 6, 2019
In this Young Adult novel, Izzy and Jules were best friends until Izzy’s family abruptly left Batuu when she was six. Now she’s back, and Jules, the boy who never left, is unsure what to make of her. While on the run from vengeful smugglers and an angry pirate, the two friends will come to terms with who they are, and what they mean to each other.
Star Wars: Myths & Fables (Disney Lucasfilm Press)
- Written by George Mann
- Illustrations by Grant Griffin
- Available: August 6, 2019
In this middle grade novel, hear the thrilling space tales, fables, and myths that are told in a galaxy far, far away. The book features two stories that take place on the remote Outer Rim world of Batuu, plus many other untold tales from the edge of the galaxy, lushly illustrated in a style that pays homage to real-world children’s classics.
Are you adding these novels and miniseries to your reading lists? Let us know in the comments below!
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