([August] 1977)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860238575
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Treasury Edition (10" x 13")
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound; interior pages stapled
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Oversized 10 x 14 inch reprint of STAR WARS (Marvel, 1977 series) #1-3 July-September 1977.
No ads except one house ad for Star Wars Treasury #2.
This issue was published in two versions, one by Marvel, the other by Whitman. The Whitman version has the "W" logo replacing the Curtis distribution logo, but the rest of the comic is the same.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dave Cockrum; Rick Hoberg
Inks:
Rick Hoberg; Dave Cockrum ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; Princess Leia Organa; Darth Vader
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the poster for the feature film "Star Wars."

Star Wars Art: Comics (Abrams, 2011) reproduces the original art for this cover. The signature “Cockrum” is visible (another signature, perhaps once pasted onto the original, is missing), and editor Eric Klopfer credits the art to “Dave Cockrum and Rick Hoberg” (without particularization).

The Marvel Special Edition Of Star Wars (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; C-3PO; R2-D2
Synopsis:
Table of Contents page with credits page featuring a Black & White still from the movie Star Wars.

Indexer Notes

With Special Thanks To Archie Goodwin, Consulting Editor-In-Chief.

Star Wars Chapter I (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker (Introduction); C-3PO (Introduction); R2-D2 (Introduction); Darth Vader (Introduction); Stormtroopers (Introduction); Princess Leia Organa (Introduction); Camie (Introduction); Fixer (Introduction); Biggs Darklighter (Introduction); Jawas (Introduction); Grand Moff Tarkin (Introduction); Admiral Motti; Commander Tagge; Owen Lars (Introduction); Beru Lars (Introduction); Tusken Raiders
Synopsis:
Fleeing Darth Vader and the Imperials, carrying top secret information given to them by Princess Leia, a member of the rebels, R2-D2 and C-3PO meet Luke Skywalker on Tatooine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part one of the movie adaptation.
Includes scenes with Biggs Darklighter on Tatooine that were cut from the original script.

Chapter Two Six Against The Galaxy (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Steve Leialoha; Carl Gafford (uncredited)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; Obi-Wan Kenobi (Introduction); C-3PO; R2-D2; Tusken Raiders; Princess Leia Organa; Darth Vader; Jawas; Stormtroopers; Ponda Baba; Wuhrer; Dr.Evazan; Han Solo (Introduction); Chewbacca (Introduction); Garindan; Greedo; Jabba The Hut (Intoduction, Incorrectly drawn and last name missing one "T")
Synopsis:
Luke, Obi-Wan and the droids seek the help of Han Solo and Chewbacca so they can get the message from Princess Leia to the Alderaan System.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part two of movie adaptation.
Light Saber mispelled as Lightsabre in this chapter.
Due to scene being cut from film due to budget and technology, Jabba The Hutt is incorrectly drawn and name mispelled as Jabba The Hut. George Lucas had not yet Designed Jabba, so Chaykin used a random passerby alien for reference, which in later years became known as Jabba's accountant and someone who posed as him.

Star Wars (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A listing of the cast and crew from Star Wars.

Chapter Three Death Star! (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
Carl Gafford (uncredited)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Darth Vader; Grand Moff Tarkin; Storm Troopers; Princess Leia Organa; Obi-Wan Kenobi; Luke Skywalker; Han Solo; Chewbacca; C-3PO; R2-D2
Synopsis:
After being tractor beamed into the Death Star, Luke and the others realize Leia is aboard and attempt a rescue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part three of movie adaptation.

Star Wars Treasury # 2 (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; Princess Leia Organa; Darth Vader
Synopsis:
An ad for The second issue of the oversized Marvel Special Edition Featuring Star Wars.

Star Wars Cover Gallery (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original covers to Star Wars (1977 series) #1-3

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; Obi-Wan Kenobi; Chewbacca; Han Solo; Governor Tarkin; Darth Vader; Princess Leia Organa
Synopsis:
Two Photo Stills from the movie,Star Wars.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Cockrum
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Luke Skywalker; Princess Leia Organa; Han Solo; Chewbacca; C-3PO, R2-D2; Obi-Wan Kenobi
Synopsis:
Pin-up of the main Rebels in Star Wars.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Star Wars
  2. 1. The Marvel Special Edition Of Star Wars
    Star Wars
  3. 2. Star Wars Chapter I
    Star Wars
  4. 3. Chapter Two Six Against The Galaxy
    Star Wars
  5. 4. Star Wars
    Star Wars
  6. 5. Chapter Three Death Star!
    Star Wars
  7. 6. Star Wars Treasury # 2
    Star Wars
  8. 7. Star Wars Cover Gallery
    Star Wars
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Star Wars
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Star Wars
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