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.
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!.
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