Star Wars #42 [Direct]
(December 1980)

Marvel, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Archie Goodwin (Editor); Danny Fingeroth (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


And Now... The Bounty Hunters! (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Inks
Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Colors
?
Letters
Rick Parker ?; typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Boba Fett; Dengar; Bossk
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon both pencil and ink the cover.

To Be a Jedi! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Inks
Al Williamson; Carlos Garzon
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Rick Veitch

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Han Solo; Chewbacca; C-3PO; Princess Leia; Luke Skywalker; Darth Vader; Stormtroopers; Yoda; R2D2; Boba Fett; Dengar; Bossk; 4-LOM; Emperor (in shadow)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of movie adaptation; based on the movie script. Al Williamson and Carlos Garzon both pencil and ink.
Images of Yoda redrawn from the original source.

Star Warriors' Red Alert! (Table of Contents: 2)

Star Wars / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gene Day
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Luke Skywalker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit confirmed 2005 by Danny Fingeroth. Original sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Darth Vader Invades Rebel HQ (Table of Contents: 3)

Star Wars / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gene Day
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darth Vader; Stormtroopers
Reprints

Fear Rides the Millennium Falcon! (Table of Contents: 4)

Star Wars / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Gene Day
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Han Solo; Chewbacca; Princess Leia; C-3PO
Reprints

[Unused Cover for The Empire Strikes Back Weekly #131] (Table of Contents: 5)

Star Wars / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Dan Green
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Chewbacca; C-3PO
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part of this unused cover was used as in inset on the final cover.

Betrayal At Bespin! (Table of Contents: 6)

Star Wars / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Dan Green
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Han Solo; Princess Leia; Chewbacca; Lando Calrissian
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Star-Words / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. And Now... The Bounty Hunters!
    Star Wars
  2. 1. To Be a Jedi!
    Star Wars
  3. 2. Star Warriors' Red Alert!
    Star Wars
  4. 3. Darth Vader Invades Rebel HQ
    Star Wars
  5. 4. Fear Rides the Millennium Falcon!
    Star Wars
  6. 5. [Unused Cover for The Empire Strikes Back Weekly #131]
    Star Wars
  7. 6. Betrayal At Bespin!
    Star Wars
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Star-Words
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Tice
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Carl Gafford
  • Brett Joslin