All 15 ‘Star Wars’ Legends Han Solo and Lando Calrissian novels, ranked (Book commentary)

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ith Disney’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story” about to hit theaters, fans might be interested in digging into the Legends source material. It dates back quite a ways: Six of the first seven “Star Wars” spinoff novels chronicled these rogues during their early days with the Millennium Falcon, in “The Han Solo Adventures” (1979-80) and “The Lando Calrissian Adventures” (1983).

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‘Star Wars’ flashback: ‘Smuggler’s Revenge’ (2017) (Audio drama review)

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ith the hype machine in force for Disney’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Legends fans might be looking for a Han Solo fix, too. Kyle Newman delivered the latest non-canon Solo yarn, “Smuggler’s Revenge,” in April 2017 at Star Wars Celebration. This audio drama fits well with Legends canon, and it completes the trilogy that started with “Smuggler’s Gambit” (2012) and “Smuggler’s Bounty” (2015).

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John’s top 40 ‘Star Wars’ comic book stories for the 40th anniversary: Nos. 40-31

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arlier this year, I ranked my top 40 “Star Wars” books. But the 40th anniversary year isn’t over yet, so over the next four days, I’ll count down my top 40 “Star Wars” comic book stories, from the Expanded Universe (a.k.a. Legends) that started with the first issue of Marvel’s movie adaptation on April 12, 1977, and concluded with Dark Horse’s “Legacy Volume II” Issue 18 on Aug. 27, 2014. The EU is gone, but not forgotten, as these stories will always stay ripe for a re-read.

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