The Star Wars universe is vast, not just in terms of galaxies and star systems, but also in its literary offerings. October 2023 is set to be a particularly exciting month for fans of Star Wars literature, with a slew of new books and comics slated for release. From tales that delve into the backgrounds of beloved characters to cookbooks that bring the flavors of the galaxy to our tables, there’s something for every Star Wars aficionado.
Star Wars Books Releasing in October 2023
- Crimson Climb by E.K. Johnston: This narrative follows Qi’ra, shedding light on the events that transpired between her separation from Han in Solo: A Star Wars Story and her eventual association with the Crimson Dawn and Maul.
- The High Republic: Jedi Brave In Every Way: Written by Rosemary and Charles Soule and illustrated by Valerie Valdivia, this children’s book from the High Republic era teaches young readers about bravery and overcoming fear, Jedi-style.
- Star Wars: The Ultimate Cookbook: Jenn Fujikawa and Marc Sumerak present a delightful addition to the series of Star Wars-inspired cookbooks. Published by Insight Editions, this cookbook offers themed recipes that fans can whip up and enjoy.
- Meet the Galactic Heroes: Aimed at young readers, this collection includes Level 1 books from the World of Reading series and will be published by Disney-Lucasfilm Press.
- The Essential Legends Collection: Four new entries are being added to this series of Legends re-releases:
Star Wars Comics Releasing in October 2023
- Bounty Hunters 39
- Darth Vader (2020) 39
- The High Republic: Shadows of Starlight 1
- Dark Droids: D-Squad 2
- Doctor Aphra (2020) 37
Additionally, trade paperback and omnibus versions of previously released issues are also set to launch in October, including titles like Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 7 – Unbound Force, Star Wars: The High Republic Phase I Omnibus, and Tales from the Death Star.
For fans eager to keep up with every release, Dork Side of the Force will be providing weekly breakdowns of Star Wars comics and spoiler-free reviews of each new novel and short story collection.