The month of July had many Star Wars comic releases and news. Gearing up for August, there’s a whole new slate to look forward to. Check out our list below for each comic as well as its release date and publisher summary. And remember, if you’re interested in more Star Wars reading material, you can check out our other articles here.

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Vol. 6 – Ascendant

Release Date: August 1, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “Sana is determined to bring back Doctor Aphra, no matter the cost! But can she triumph – or will the Spark destroy Sana, Aphra and everyone they love? Aphra strikes a bargain for power, but it may come at a terrible cost – unless the crafty doctor has one last trick up her sleeve! Meanwhile, Ronen and Domina clash over the Tagge Corporation’s future, and Sana is caught in the middle! But if there’s one thing she’s learned from Aphra, it’s how to use every situation to her advantage – and no matter which Tagge wins, Sana’s determined to come out on top!”

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Star Wars: Thrawn

Release Date: August 1, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “He’s one of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of Star Wars! Now, discover how Grand Admiral Thrawn became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. Jody Hauser and Luke Ross adapt Timothy Zahn’s New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn’s rise through the Imperial ranks! Meet young Lieutenant Thrawn, who graduated the Imperial Academy with the highest marks possible. He’s been assigned his own personal assistant, Ensign Eli Vanto, and is ascending quickly – but that doesn’t mean that everyone in the Imperial army wants him to succeed. And Thrawn isn’t the Empire’s only rising star – so is Arihnda Pryce. The two rivals’ paths will cross, and tensions will run high, when they discover a dark secret within the Empire…”

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Dark Droids 1

Release Date: August 2, 2023

Publisher’s Summary:

“‘SCOURGE OF THE DROIDS!’ A STAR WARS EPIC LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE!

  • Who or what is THE SCOURGE, and why is no droid safe?
  • As a corruption spreads from one droid to the next THE REBELLION and THE EMPIRE face chaos!
  • What role does AJAX SIGMA play in all of this? And whose side is he on?
  • Find out when horror comes to a galaxy far, far away!
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Charles Soule continues his legendary run on STAR WARS with the most ambitious event in STAR WARS comics history! Joined by his WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS collaborator Luke Ross, the superstar team carves a new path for the future.”

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Hyperspace Stories 7

Release Date: August 2, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “Boba Fett. The name strikes fear across the galaxy; the most skilled and ruthless bounty hunter alive, who always gets his prey. But on the planet Ridley, Fett finds a job unlike any he’s taken in his long career. But other bounty hunters have taken notice, and soon the Mandalorian finds himself defending himself and his client from Bossk and his gang of ruthless Trandoshan hunters!”

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Yoda 10

Release Date: August 2, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “THE FINAL LESSON! After years in exile on DAGOBAH, legendary JEDI MASTER YODA is visited by a ghost of his past. Plagued by painful memories, he must enter the CAVE OF EVIL to face his ultimate fear. But will the Jedi’s greatest teacher recall the most important lesson of all?”

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Return of the Jedi – Max Rebo 1

Release Date: August 9, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “WHO IS PLOTTING TO KILL JABBA THE HUTT? Wait…someone ELSE is plotting to kill one of the galaxy’s most infamous gangsters? YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT! When you’re JABBA THE HUTT, you make a lot of enemies…and sometimes, they’re even under your employ! MAX REBO and the band have their own plans on how to deal with a mobster like Jabba… This issue bookends our JABBA’S PALACE one-shot and leads directly into the RETURN OF THE JEDI film!”

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Star Wars (2020) 37

Release Date: August 9, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “LOBOT LOST! – A DARK DROIDS TIE-IN! Something has gone horribly wrong with Lobot, putting the Rebellion at terrible risk! Lando Calrissian will do anything to save his friend, even if it means betraying the Rebels. Will the SCOURGE OF THE DROIDS destroy any chance to cure Lobot, or will he be lost forever?”

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Darth Vader (2020) 37

Release Date: August 16, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “CURSE OF THE JEDI! – A DARK DROIDS TIE-IN! Killer Droids have taken over Darth Vader’s flagship Super Star Destroyer, the Executor! But even with the powerful Kyberite shield, the Dark Lord of the Sith cannot fully control the Force! Will the lessons of Jedi Masters Qui-Gon and Obi-Wab save him from the SCOURGE — or make him a tool for its galactic conquest?”

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Star Wars: The High Republic Phase II Vol. 2 – Battle for the Force

Release Date: August 22, 2023

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Publisher’s Summary: “The battle of Jedha continues! As Tey Sirrek defends the Temple of the Kyber, Vildar Mac is buried alive, with only his belief in the Force to keep him alive. But Vildar is a Jedi beset by doubts, a man scarred by a past he should’ve forgotten years ago. Who can come to his aid as the Holy City tears itself apart? As Vildar, Tey and Matthea Cathley are forced into a corner, enemies close in all around…and a secret of the hidden Jedi vault is revealed. As one Jedi lies dying in Jedha’s frozen desert, another is missing. And all the time, the Leveler waits in the shadows, desperate to feed…”

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Doctor Aphra (2020) 35

Release Date: August 23, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “The Milestone 75th Issue of Doctor Aphra! A DARK DROIDS TIE-IN! Sent by Domina Tagge to investigate a series of strange droid malfunctions, DOCTOR APHRA faces a deadly enemy from the past. A horde of CLONE WAR-Era PROTOTYPE BATTLE DROIDS designed by Domina herself!”

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Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Omnibus Vol. 2

Release Date: August 29, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: The rogue archaeologist returns with a new crew! Doctor Aphra is back to doing what she knows best: hunting the score of a lifetime that’s too good to pass up! But Ronen Tagge, heir to the powerful Tagge family, also has his eyes on the cursed prize – and he’s about to change the game in a dangerous way! Can Aphra and her treasure-hunting squad find their way to fortune and glory? Or is there a traitor in their midst? With a massive price on her head, Aphra must run for her life and avoid every bounty hunter on her tail. But one of those pursuers is her angry ex, Sana Starros – and for Sana, it’s personal! And things get more complicated when a galactic war erupts and the Crimson Dawn rises again!

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Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures – The Complete Phase 1

Release Date: August 29, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “Follow the adventures of Lula, Farzala, and Qort, untested Jedi Padawans, with their Masters, Torban Buck and Yoda, on their first mission to rescue the inhabitants of the planet Trymant IV in the wake of a deadly Nihil attack. But the Nihil are not the only opposition they will face. Many of the planet’s citizens resent and fear the Jedi. Two of those citizens, Zeen and Krix, will have to decide whether to go against all they believe and trust the Jedi; or go it alone and risk falling prey the Nihil’s evil plans.

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Perfect for readers of all ages, The Complete Phase I collects the entire Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures (Phase I) series by New York Times bestselling author Daniel José Older and artist Harvey Tolibao, with 6 never before collected issues, a new epilogue story, and of course, fan-favorite, The Galactic Bake-Off Spectactular one-shot!”

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Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures – The Nameless Terror

Release Date: August 29, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “A routine Jedi mission to the planet Dalna suddenly comes under deadly assault by an unseen foe. Cut off from help, they find themselves cornered in an ancient structure. Will they be able to make their stand here, or have they been lured into a trap?

An known evil stalks these ruins… ruthless predator which preys on fear… a Nameless Terror!”

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Bounty Hunters 37

Release Date: August 30, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “THE HAUNTING SECRET MISSION OF JANGO FETT! A DARK DROIDS TIE-IN! The BOUNTY HUNTERS must contend with the looming shadow of the sins of BOBA FETT’s father! What is the secret that lurks on the mysterious droid outpost, THE HAVEN? Who is Tarr Kligson and what is his connection to Jango Fett?”

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Hyperspace Stories 8

Release Date: August 30, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “As the Firs Order grows in power, Supreme Leader Snoke dispatches Kylo Ren and General Hux to the planet Karaxis to enforce his will upon the populace. As Ren hunts a fugitive through the wilds, Hux works find a new, cruelly inventive way of enforcing compliance. But how far can the Karaxians be pushed, before they have nothing left to lose?”

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The Mandalorian Season 2 #3

Release Date: August 30, 2023

Publisher’s Summary: “‘THE HEIRESS’!

  • THE MANDALORIAN braves high seas and meets unexpected allies.
  • Introducing BO-KATAN KRYZE, KOSKA REEVES and AXE WOVES!

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