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The Rise of a Hero is an upcoming illustrated Star Wars young readers title described as a retelling of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. 48 pages long, it is slated for release by Disney–Lucasfilm Press on May 30, 2017, authored by Louise Simonson and with art by Walter Simonson, Tom Palmer and Laura Martin.[1]

Publisher's summaryEdit

Blast into hyperspace and relive Luke Skywalker's exciting adventure as he goes from being a farm boy on the dusty desert planet of Tatooine to the rebel pilot and hero who destroys the Empire's most powerful weapon--the Death Star!

Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero reunites legendary Star Wars comic book creators Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, and Tom Palmer, along with Laura Martin, they deliver an all-new, action-packed retelling of A New Hope just in time to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of that landmark science fantasy epic.

May the Force be with you!.[1]

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Notes and referencesEdit

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
Books
Full adaptations
Novel · Junior novelization · Mighty Chronicles · Random House · The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy
Shakespeare · Star Wars: A Storybook · The Star Wars Storybook · Shimmer Book · Golden Book
Partial adaptations:
A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker · Choose Your Own Star Wars Adventure
Darth Vader's Mission: The Search for the Secret Plans · Death Star Battles · Heroes in Hiding · Journey to Mos Eisley
Join the Rebels · Luke's Fate · R2-D2's Mission: A Little Hero's Journey · R2-D2 and Friends

Star Wars Journal: Captive to Evil · The Fight for Justice · Hero for Hire · The Rise of a Hero

Comics
Marvel Star Wars: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · Marvel Illustrated Version
Marvel Special Edition Featuring: 1 · 2 · 3
Classic Star Wars: A New Hope: 1 · 2 · Trade paperback
The Special Edition: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · Trade paperback
Star Wars Droids: 6 · 7 · 8
Infinities: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · Manga: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4
Contemporary Motivators: Star Wars · PhotoComic
Video games
1987 video game · 1991 video game · Super Star Wars
Activity books
Ultimate Sticker Book
Book-and-record:
Star Wars · Classic Star Wars · A New Hope · Episode IV: A New Hope Read-Along Storybook and CD
Behind the scenes
The Annotated Screenplays · The Art of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope · Behind the Magic · Chronicles · The Making of the Movie
The Making of Star Wars · The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film · The Star Wars Portfolio
Guide and reference books
Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope (Second Edition) · Super Star Wars Official Game Secrets
The Movie Trilogy Sourcebook · Star Wars Trilogy Sourcebook, Special Edition · Who's Who
Other material and merchandise
Jedi Pack · Radio drama (NPR Dramatization) · Original Soundtrack Anthology · Soundtrack · Toy line · Trading card game
Star Wars Customizable Card Game:
Premiere Limited · Premiere Two-Player Introductory Set · Premiere Unlimited
A New Hope Limited · A New Hope Revised Unlimited · Enhanced Premiere · Special Edition Limited
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