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Star Wars (1977) - #8
"Eight for Aduba-3"
Marvel


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  Writer(s):
Howard Chaykin
Roy Thomas

Penciller(s):
Howard Chaykin

Inker(s):
Thomas 'Tom' Palmer Sr.

Colorist(s):
Thomas 'Tom' Palmer Sr.

Letterer(s):
John Costanza

Editor(s):
Archie Goodwin
Roy Thomas

Cover Artist(s):
Tony DeZuniga
Stan Goldberg - 'Stan G.'
Gil Kane
 

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Cover Date: February 1978
Cover Price: US $ 0.35

Issue Tagline: Eight Against the World! EXTRA! In This Issue: The Deadly Mission of Luke Skywalker!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 36 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Star Wars (1977) #8 35 cent Diamond Price Box

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Letters Column: Star Words

Synopsis:
Han Solo forms a group to protect a village from a gang of Cloud Riders.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Classic Star Wars: A Long Time Ago... (1999) TPB vol. 01
Marvel Trois-Dans-Un - STAR WARS (1983) #8
Star Wars - Comics Collector (2010) #5
Star Wars Omnibus (2006) Omnibus TPB vol. 13
Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus (2015) HC vol. 01
Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus (2015) HC vol. 01 (Hildebrandt Cover)

Notes:
First appearance of Jaxxon.
In the letter column, the process of adapting Star Wars is described. Among other things, it is mentioned that all the artist had to go on was the screenplay and some production stills. The movie wasn't even finished yet before the production of the comic began.

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