Star Wars V : The Empire Strikes Back – Novelization

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Star Wars V : The Empire Strikes Back – Novelization ~3 Years ANH

BNH=Before ‘a New Hope’     ANH=After ‘A New Hope’

Star Wars V : The Empire Strikes Back – Novelization
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Roger Kastel
Format:Paperback
Details:214 pages – $2.75
Publish Date:April 12, 1980
Publisher:Del Rey
On the icy surface of the alien planet Hoth, the Rebel alliance prepares for an inevitable confrontation with the Imperial forces. From the chilling opening scenes of The Empire Strikes Back to the final heated battle with Darth Vader, the complete screenplay brings everything to life. Meet Yoda for the first time, sit on the edge of your seat when Han Solo is captured by Boba Fett and much more. Follow the adventures of Han Solo, Luke, Princess Leia and Chewbacca as they fight Darth Vader and the evil Galactic Empire.

 


This Story Collected In …

Star Wars Trilogy
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:John Berkey
Format:Paperback
Details:471 pages – $5.99 US, $6.99 CAN
Publish Date:February 2, 1993
Publisher:Del Rey
Luke Skywalker worked on his uncle’s farm on a remote planet called Tatooine, repairing secondhand machinery and stunt-flying his battered skyhopper … and he was bored beyond belief. He dreamed of adventures out among the stars — adventures that would take him to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful captive princess, he got more than he had bargained for — and that was how it all began …

Luke Skywalker, the proud Princess Leia, and Han Solo … Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Artoo-Detoo, See-Threepio, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt — all the unforgettable characters and incredible adventures of the original Star Wars movies are now brought together in one value-priced volume. From the desolate sands of Tatooine to Endor, the planet of the Ewoks — experience the complete story of the Rebel Alliance’s desperate struggle against the Empire!

 

Star Wars Trilogy (25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition)
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Ralph McQuarrie
Format:Hardcover
Details:720 pages – $26.95 US, $37.95 CAN
Publish Date:June 25, 2002
Publisher:Del Rey
Twenty-five years after the phenomenon was born, Star Wars remains one of the greatest fantasy sagas ever told. Now, for the first time, here is the original, complete Star Wars trilogy in a special 25th anniversary collector’s edition hard-cover – featuring the novels of all three classic films – Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Read these stories and rediscover the wonder of the epic that begins:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away …

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle’s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine. But he yearned for adventures out among the stars – exotic travels that would take him beyond the farthest reaches of the universe to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful, captive Princess, he would be catapulted into the adventure of a lifetime.” Luke Skywalker, the proud Princess Leia, and headstrong Han Solo … merciless Darth Vader, wise Obi-Wan Kenobi, loyal droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt – all the vivid characters from the Star Wars universe spring to life in these thrilling pages.

 

Star Wars Trilogy
Writer:George Lucas
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Writer:James Kahn
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:David Stevenson
Format:Trade Paperback
Details:720 pages – $14.95 US, $21.00 CAN
Publish Date:August 31, 2004
Publisher:Del Rey
More than twenty-five years after the groundbreaking movie Star Wars: A New Hope first hit the silver screen, Star Wars remains one of the most beloved sagas ever told. Together, the three original Star Wars movies?A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi?told one epic: a heroic tale of innocence lost and wisdom gained, of downfall and redemption, of the never-ending fight between the forces of good and evil. Read the story of the movies?all three in one trade paperback volume?and rediscover the wonder of the legend that begins:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away …

Luke Skywalker lived and worked on his uncle?s farm on the remote planet of Tatooine, but he yearned to travel beyond the farthest reaches of the universe to distant, alien worlds. Then Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful, captive princess … and found himself catapulted into the adventure of a lifetime.

Luke Skywalker, proud Princess Leia, and headstrong Han Solo … merciless Darth Vader, wise Obi-Wan Kenobi, loyal droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, and the inscrutable Yoda … Chewbacca the Wookiee, shifty Lando Calrissian, and the vile Jabba the Hutt … all the vivid characters from the Star Wars universe spring to life in these thrilling pages.

The Star Wars Trilogy is a must-read for anyone who wants to relive the excitement, the magic, and the sheer entertainment of this legendary saga?now and forever.

 


Alternate Editions …

The Empire Strikes Back
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Story:George Lucas
Format:Hardcover
Details:224 pages – $16.00 US
Publish Date:August 29, 1995
Publisher:Del Rey
A LONG TIME AGO IN A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY … Luke Skywalker worked on his uncle’s farm on a remote planet called Tatooine, repairing secondhand machinery and stunt-flying his battered skyhopper … and he was bored beyond belief. He dreamed of adventures out among the stars — adventures that would take him to distant, alien worlds. But when Luke intercepted a cryptic message from a beautiful captive princess, he got more than he bargained for — and that was how it all began …

Now, appearing in hardcover nearly twenty years since Star Wars was first published, here are the thrilling novels in the epic that lives on as one of the most-loved science fiction sagas of all time. The latest hardcover includes a new introduction by George Lucas and features new artwork.

 

The Empire Strikes Back
Writer:Donald F. Glut
Story:George Lucas
Cover Artist:Drew Struzan
Format:Paperback
Details:214 pages – $5.99 US
Publish Date:January 1, 1997
Publisher:Del Rey
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Luke, Han, and Princess Leia’s story didn’t end with the destruction of the Death Star …

Though they had won a significant battle, the war between the Rebel Alliance and the Empire had really just begun.

Now, several months later, the Rebels had established an outpost on the frozen wasteland of Hoth. But even on that icy, backwater planet, they could not escape the evil Darth Vader’s notice for long.
Soon, Luke, Han, Princess Leia, and their faithful companions were forced to flee, scattering in all directions — with the Dark Lord’s minions in fevered pursuit

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