This is pretty big! This isn’t to be confused with the paperback version; that’s publishing the Classic Star Wars versions from Dark Horse.
What this is is a complete printing of the original strip, in its original format no less, with all the things you’d get if you’d collected the original newspaper clippings. While we do have those incredibly expensive Russ Cochran sets for the Williamson/Goodwin era, this is the first time that the Russ Manning era strips are being released in their original form (with fantastic stories like “Tattooine Sojourn” and “Gambler’s World”, I might add), but considering that this is only Volume One in a series, this likely means that the Williamson/Goodwin era will also, for the first time, get their original color sequences printed as well!
So, discuss. What are your all’s thoughts on this? I’ll start; I’m extremely glad that Marvel has the license for Star Wars comics now. Dark Horse never brought out something like this.
I’m just here because I’m driving tonight.