Star Wars: A New Hope — The 40th Anniversary is a trade paperback, which collects all 48 special 40th anniversary variant cover, which Marvel Comics is releasing with various issues throughout the year of 2017. The covers are compiled in a way, that they graphicly tell the story of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, with extras like sketches and commentaries from the artists. It also included a reprint of the first issue of Marvel's original Star Wars series. It was released on April 17, 2018.

Publisher's summaryEdit

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope! This deluxe edition collects all of Marvel's 40th anniversary cover art retelling the story of A New Hope — as illustrated by some of the industry's most gifted artists, including Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov, Kevin Wada, Terry Dodson, Stephanie Hans and more! Extras include sketches and pencils, commentary, essays and the original Star Wars #1 from 1977 that began Marvel's adaptation of the saga!

Collected 40th anniversary variant covers of these issuesEdit

Color code key:
Released cover Future cover
1Doctor Aphra 3: Aphra, Part IIIJuan Giminez
2Poe Dameron 10: The Gathering Storm, Part IIIStuart Immonen
3Star Wars 27: Yoda's Secret War, Part IIRyan Stegman & Jordan Boyd
4Star Wars 28: Yoda's Secret War, Part IIIMeghan Metrick
5Poe Dameron 11: The Gathering Storm, Part IVMichael Walsh
6Darth Maul, Part ITerry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
7Doctor Aphra 4: Aphra, Part IVPepe Larraz & David Curiel
8Star Wars 29: Yoda's Secret War, Part IVKevin Wada
9Doctor Aphra 5: Aphra, Part VMarc Laming & Matthew Wilson
10Poe Dameron 12: The Gathering Storm, Part VLeinil Francis Yu & Sunny Gho
11Darth Maul, Part IIPaul Renaud
12Star Wars 30: Yoda's Secret War, Part VJavier Rodriguez & Alavard Lopez
13Doctor Aphra 6: Aphra, Part VIRod Reis
14Poe Dameron 13: The Gathering Storm, Part VIJeff Dekal
15Star Wars 31: The Screaming Citadel, Part IIKevin Nowlan
16Rogue One Adaptation 1Mike Mayhew
17Doctor Aphra 7: The Screaming Citadel, Part IIIGreg Land & Edgar Delgado
18Poe Dameron 14: Legend Lost, Part IDavid Marquez & Justin Ponsor
19Darth Maul, Part IVChip Zdarsky
20Star Wars 32: The Screaming Citadel, Part IVWill Robson & Jordan Boyd
21Doctor Aphra 8: The Screaming Citadel, Part VJen Bartel
22Poe Dameron 16: Legend Lost, Part IIIStephanie Hans
23Darth Maul, Part VJulian Totino Tedesco
24Star Wars 33: Rebels in the WildDavid Lopez
26Doctor Aphra 9: The Enormous Profit, Part IReilly Brown & Jim Charampidis
26Doctor Aphra 10: The Enormous Profit, Part IICaspar Wijngaard
27Poe Dameron 17: War Stories, Part IPaulina Ganucheau
28Doctor Aphra 11: The Enormous Profit, Part IIIPaolo Rivera
29Star Wars 34: The Thirteen CratesDaniel Acuña
30Jedi of the Republic—Mace Windu, Part IRussell Dauterman & Matthew Wilson
31Star Wars 35: The Hutt RunAmy Reeder
32Poe Dameron 18: War Stories, Part IITradd Moore & Matthew Wilson
33Star Wars 36: Revenge of the AstromechEd McGuinness
34Doctor Aphra 12: The Enormous Profit, Part IVNick Roche
35Poe Dameron 19: War Stories, Part IIIChris Samnee
36Jedi of the Republic—Mace Windu, Part IIAdi Granov
37Star Wars 37: Imperial PrideGreg Smallwood
38Jedi of the Republic—Mace Windu, Part IIIDeclan Shalvey & Jordie Bellaire
39Doctor Aphra 13: The Enormous Profit, Part VRahzzah
40Poe Dameron 20: Legend Found, Part IBrian Level & Jordan Boyd
41Star Wars 38: The Ashes of Jedha, Part IKris Anka
42Jedi of the Republic—Mace Windu, Part IVWill Sliney & Rachelle Rosenberg
43Poe Dameron 21: Legend Found, Part IIAshley Witter
44Doctor Aphra 14: Remastered, Part IMark Brooks
45Star Wars 40: The Ashes of Jedha, Part IIIDaniel Warren Johnson & Mike Spicer
46Jedi of the Republic—Mace Windu, Part VAngel Unzueta & Salvador Larroca
47Poe Dameron 22: Legend Found, Part IIIMichael Del Mundo
48Doctor Aphra 15: Remastered, Part IIPhil Noto

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