For example, the french version of the star wars poster from1977 features the illustrated designs of luke skywalker and princess leia, but with much larger french text stating the name of the film. Luke skywalker joins forces with a jedi knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the empires worlddestroying. The star wars comic books were published by marvel from 1977 till 1986, making it one of the longest lasting series, that also saved marvel from financial ruin. Find the value of the marvel comic star wars volume 1. The series lasted from 1977 till 1986 making it one of the longest lasting series and saved marvel from financial ruin. The checklist kicks off with a handful of profile cards and is followed by a traditional film summary. The recording was produced by george lucas and alan livingston, and was narrated by roscoe lee browne.
The story of star wars was a 1977 record album presenting an abridged version of the events depicted in star wars, using dialogue and sound effects from the original film. Read star wars 1977 comic online free and high quality. Star wars was released in a limited number of theaters in the united states on may 25, 1977, and quickly became a blockbuster hit, leading to it being expanded to a much wider release. With mark hamill, harrison ford, carrie fisher, alec guinness. The first star wars trading cards are considered classic among modern card collectors. Little do some folks know, the title was renamed to episode iv. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Their distinct stardotted blue borders are instantly recognizable. Expand your options of fun home activities with the largest online selection at. I have listed an outstanding array of collectibles here on ebay, please check them out. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world.
Along with the original 1977 star wars poster, there are many original international star wars posters for sale. Check out individual issues, and find out how to read them. Luke skywalker joins forces with a jedi knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the empires worlddestroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue princess leia from the mysterious darth vader. This was the first comic to be based off a star wars film. Your satisfaction is guaranteed, if not satisfied with any item simply return for a full refund. It ran for 50 issues and reached its planned conclusion in 2010. Posteroffice star wars style c, 1977 movie poster 24 x 36 guaranteed certified prints with holographic numbering for authenticity. The issue adapts the beginning of the film star wars. The series started as an official adaption, but build on the legacy after the original films ending. See photos for more details regarding the condition of the comic. Why finding the original 1977 star wars verges on the. In celebration of star wars day, laughing place is starting an issuebyissue analysis of the original marvel star wars comic book, which. Approximately 1,500 were printed with only an estimated 400 surviving to date and only a handful of those being in nmmt condition. The complete saga episodes ivi packaging may vary bluray 4.
There were several printings and versions of the first eighteen issues that have led to much confusion and disagreement in the industry. The original comic adaptation of the greatest spacefantasy film of all is remastered for the modern age with all. Legacy is a series published in 2006 by dark horse comics that was purged from canon like most of the expanded universe after disneys purchase of lucasfilm. This beautifully framed original 1st issue comic book has been graded a mint 9. Identifying marvel reprints star wars 19771986 modern. If there was going to be a comic book storyline that. This template will categorize articles that include it into category. Star wars 1 is the first issue of the legends comic book series star wars. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. That impromptu shootout in the first star wars is but one of the sequences that diverges from what audiences saw when the movie was originally released in 1977, and its perhaps the most infamous. Chips on the upper edge of the front cover, and the upper left corner is chipped. In celebration of star wars day, laughing place is starting an issuebyissue analysis of the original marvel star wars comic book, which launched in 1977.
The film opened to critical acclaim, most notably for its groundbreaking visual effects. Star wars 1977 comic book by marvel 108 issues, 189 covers jul 1977 to jul 2019. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. The comics followed the events of each of the original star wars movies and later told of stories never before seen on film. The series followed the exploits of lukes descendant, cade, 125 years after return of the jedi. Revenge of the sith and rogue one, as well as her voice role as moira in overwatch. Find star wars 1 comic and star wars comic 1 1977 from a vast selection of star wars. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise created by george lucas, which began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide popculture phenomenon. I usually ship within a few of days of receiving payment. And so began the start of the star wars adventure back in the spring of 1977. These would all be great starter comics for kids that are huge star wars fans just starting out on their comic collections.
The heroes, in league with the rebel alliance, attempt to destroy the empires planetdestroying space station, the death star. Vintage star wars marvel comic books can have significant value to collectors, especially. It was written by roy thomas, based on a screenplay and story by george lucas, illustrated by howard chaykin, and first published on april 12, 1977. The first of five series released between 1977 and 1978, the set has 66 cards. Star wars 1977 comic read star wars 1977 online for free. Due to the uniqueness of each item, please refer to the photos provided in this auction. Mar 09, 2015 the fantastic original opening scene from star wars, way back in 1977. Star wars comics values and price guide heritage auctions.
By the end of the decade, it was one of the bestselling comics from either marvel or dc at a time when sales of other titles were floundering. Comic book shop comic books marvel comics star wars star wars vol 1 1977 star wars vol 1 1977 filter products showing all 3 results. For fans who have only seen the films and found rise of. The first movie was released in may 1977 and the first comic book was released by marvelin july 1977. If you have found something that is not seen on this page, please add it to this list. Browse the marvel comic series star wars 1977 1986. Episode iv a new hope, which premiered in theaters the following may. Dec 06, 2016 perhaps the most egregious changes were to the 1977 original itself, which, because of lucass prequel plans, would later be relabeled as star wars episode iv. When george lucas star wars first landed in 1977, some critics were swept away, while others resisted the tide. Star wars for all the variations of the subject on the site. The star wars comic books category for a complete list. Genevieve oreilly born 6 january 1977 is an irish actress known for her work in the star wars franchise as mon mothma, having portrayed the character in star wars. Take a look back at harrison ford s movie career in photos. The original star wars comic book series, published by marvel comics from 19771986.43 668 433 1218 636 872 1025 1250 1169 716 1139 1363 1324 1267 753 71 265 1196 1181 1138 69 1094 575 1473 1469 383 340 931 193 66 378 1456 261 25 1136 928 32 549