The Rise of a Hero is a canon storybook that retells the adventure of Luke Skywalker in the original trilogy film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. It was written by Louise Simonson and published by Disney–Lucasfilm Press on May 30, 2017 in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope.
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!
- ISBN 9781484799338; May 30, 2017; Disney–Lucasfilm Press; US hardcover
- ISBN 9781368011839; US eBook
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