Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars. This September, George Lucas' original draft for what became Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope will be released in comic book form, written by J.W. Rinzler and illustrated by Mike Mayhew. For the first time, with stunning visuals to compliment Lucas' original vision from 1974, witness the adventures of General Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, the hero Annikin Starkiller, the evil Darth Vader, and the alien Han Solo as they take on the dreaded Galactic Empire.

The comic will be released in 8 issues, with the first to be released on September 4, 2013. Will you be checking it out? Let us know in the comments below!

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