TO MARK THE RELEASE OF THE LAST JEDI NOVELIZATION, STARWARS.COM LOOKS BACK AT THE MANY EDITIONS OF THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL.
Just this week, Jason Fry’s long-awaited novelization of Star Wars: The Last Jedi arrived. It continues a major Star Wars tradition of book adaptations, which began with 1977’s Star Wars.
The first issue of Marvel’s million-selling comic adaptation hit shelves on April 12, 1977 — before the May 25, 1977, debut of the film — but even that was predated by the release of the novelization.
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