Marvel Comics has announced comic shop launch parties for the release of Star Wars #1, in stores in January.
Star Wars #1 marks the return of Star Wars comics to Marvel. Retailers opting to hold a launch party will receive a Star Wars Party Kit from Marvel, containing exclusive promotional materials including exclusive variants, promotional buttons, cake toppers and more.
“Brand new Star Wars comics featuring some of the biggest names in comics deserve the red carpet treatment,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “We’re committed to making sure our valued retail partners have everything they need to engage regular customers and new fans to check out what will undoubtedly be one of the biggest launches of the year.”
All qualifying retailers will receive the following as part of the Star Wars #1 Launch Party:
- Star Wars #1 Invitational Postcards
- Star Wars #1 Promotional Pins
- Star Wars #1 Skottie Young Lithographs
- Star Wars #1 John Tyler Christopher Sketch Party Variant
You can take a look at the items in the gallery below.
Star Wars #1, written by Jason Aaron and drawn by John Cassaday, goes on sale January 14.
STAR WARS #1 (NOV140709)
STAR WARS WELCOME HOME PARTY OPT-IN (NOV140723)
Written by JASON AARON
Art & Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Variant Covers by ALEX ROSS (NOV140716), JOE QUESADA (NOV140714),
SARA PICHELLI (NOV140718), BOB MCLEOD (NOV140712) and SKOTTIE YOUNG (NOV140719)
Party Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (NOV140720)
Movie Variant Also Available (NOV140713)
Connecting Variant A by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL (NOV140710)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (NOV140721)
FOC – 12/08/14, On-Sale – 01/14/14