Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Force Is Strong With Comic Shops Thanks To The STAR WARS SAMPLER!

New York, NY—November 5th, 2015 — It was the year the Force returned to Marvel, and we’re closing out 2015 with a bang. Today, Marvel is pleased to announce the Star Wars Sampler, previewing Marvel’s blockbuster Star Wars line of comics! Perfect for distribution at movie theaters and other promotional events, this special one-shot provides all the information anyone needs to dive in to the ongoing adventures of Luke, Han, Leia, Darth Vader and more!

Hitting retailers on December 9th, celebrate the upcoming release of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS with this 56-page sampler chock full of comic previews. Featuring previews of Star Wars #1, Darth Vader #1, Princess Leia#1, Lando #1, Vader Down #1 and Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire #1, now is the perfect time to get a taste of these chart-topping series and collections. 

The record breaking Star Wars #1 sold over 1 million copies and returned for 8 additional printings. This sampler will help retailers get these critically-acclaimed comics into the hands of the next million fans! Retailers are encouraged to check the Marvel Mailer for additional ordering information. Look for the STAR WARS SAMPLER at your local comic shop beginning December 9th!

STAR WARS MOVIE SAMPLER #1 (AUG158529)
56 pgs…FREE
FOC – 11/9/15, On-Sale 12/9/15 

To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook.

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