Star Wars Insider #177 arrived yesterday, and editor William Salmon shared 10 highlights from the issue with StarWars.com.
Click through to StarWars.com to see them!
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU!
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Earlier today Del Rey Books, via their Star Wars Books Facebook page, made an exciting announcement. They released information that John Jackson Miller’s upcoming novel, Star Wars: A New Dawn, will be featured in the upcoming issue of Star Wars Insider (Issue #152). The talented artist, Doug Wheatley, will also have three original illustrations featured that tie into the novel. Check out the full announcement below or here:
“The next issue of Star Wars Insider Magazine will feature an excerpt from John Jackson Miller’s upcoming novel STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN, a prequel to the new REBELS animated series. Accompanying the excerpt will be three original illustrations from the novel’s cover artist, Doug Wheatley. Many Star Wars fans will recognize Doug’s gorgeous work from the Dark Horse Comics series, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES. Star Wars Insider issue 152 is due to hit news stands on September 6 and the novel debuts on September 2 (in eBook and audio as well). Here’s a peek at one of Doug’s awesome illustrations from the magazine.”
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