To celebrate Star Wars Day 2019, StarWars.com has unveiled the “Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” publishing campaign, and just like with “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” a great variety of books and stories are in store for us in the lead up to the final chapter of the Skywalker saga!
Here are the covers and details for some of the more intriguing books in the “Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” line that have me excited, from StarWars.com:
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Resistance Reborn
Publisher: Del Rey
Author: Rebecca Roanhorse
Format: Adult novel
Description: In this Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novel, Poe Dameron, General Leia Organa, Rey, and Finn must struggle to rebuild the Resistance after their defeat at the hands of the First Order in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Force Collector
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Author: Kevin Shinick
Format: Young Adult novel
Description: In this Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker young adult novel set just before The Force Awakens, a restless teenager sets out to discover what connection his mysterious Force powers have to the fabled Jedi and what the Force has in store for him.
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Allegiance
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Author: Ethan Sacks
Artist: Luke Ross
Format: Comic mini-series
Description: On the run since the destruction of the Starkiller Base, General Leia and the remaining handful of Resistance have barely managed to survive, much less strike back against the superior forces of the First Order. Running low on options, Leia decides to reach out to her former allies, the Mon Calamari, whose shipyards once powered the Rebel Alliance.
On-sale: #1: 10/9/2019; #2: 10/16/2019; #3: 10/23/2019; #4: 10/30/2019
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: Spark of the Resistance
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Author: Justina Ireland
Illustrator: Phil Noto
Format: Middle Grade novel
Description: When a distress plea goes up from the isolated planet Minfar, Resistance heroes Rey, Poe, and Rose hear the call! Together they will face down a First Order battalion, terrifying flying creatures, and a weapon that could change the course of the war!
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary
Author: Pablo Hidalgo
Description: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary is a 200-page definitive guide to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film. Packed with 500+ images and information, plus cross-sections of new vehicles, as penned by Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, it’s a must-have for all fans who want to go beyond the movie experience.
Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Ultimate Star Wars – New Edition
Authors: Adam Bray, Cole Horton, Tricia Barr, Ryder Windham; foreword by Anthony Daniels
Description: This fully updated, comprehensive, and detailed encyclopedia explores the characters, creatures, locations, vehicles, and technology found throughout the entire Star Wars galaxy. Ultimate Star Wars New Edition is an in-depth visual guide packed full of exhaustive information about Star Wars, including The Last Jedi, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Star Wars: Resistance and a sneak peek at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Author: Phil Szostak
Art: Lucasfilm Art Department
Format: Art of
Description: The official behind-the-scenes concept, production, and post-production art for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Go inside the creative process behind the most anticipated film of the century. The latest trilogy in the Star Wars film series brings the Skywalker Saga to a close and The Art of The Rise of Skywalker will take readers into the creative process behind visualizing the epic worlds, creatures, characters, costumes, weapons and vehicles of the landmark conclusion more than 40 years in the making.
Be sure to check out the full list of books coming in the “Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” line over at StarWars.com