Since last December, American has had a new sweetheart and it’s rebel fighter pilot Poe Dameron, as portrayed by swoony Oscar Isaac in Star Wars The Force Awakens. MEn, women and children are all abuzz about this hunky space jockey who grew up dreaming of flying an X-wing, just like the rest of us, and whose tender friendship with the man he named Finn has fired the imagination of Tumblr like no other friendship.
And Marvel knows it has a good thing comics in the new STAR WARS: POE DAMERON mini series by Charles Soule and Phil Noto. So good that they are offering Poe Dameron Party packs to participating comics retailers. Because nothing says party like Poe Dameron.
On April 6th, fans who attend the POE DAMERON #1 CELEBRATIONs that will be dotting the nation like the celebrations at the end of the revamped Return of the Jedi (yub nub) will get special swag to go along with their special feelings for Poe Dameron.
To qualify for the party, retailers must order the book in quantities that are 100% of Star Wars #12. Which is a short way of saying, a lot of comics. but it’s all worth it!
The party kit includes:
Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Invitational Postcards
Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Promotional Pins
Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 BB-8 Lithographs by Joe Quinones
Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Nakayama Jaxxon Sketch Party Variant
Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1 Premiere Variant
Set before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, be there for Poe’s daring adventures as they take him to the edge of the galaxy and back. Hand-picked for the Resistance by legendary General Leia Organa, follow Poe, BB-8 and a squadron of X-Wing pilots on a top-secret mission that could hold the key to saving the galaxy. But with the First Order on their tail, will the operation be short lived?
STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #1 CELEBRATION OPT-IN (FEB160756)
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art & Cover by PHIL NOTO (FEB160747)
Variant Cover by JOHN CASSADAY (FEB160750)
BB-8 Variant by JOE QUINONES (FEB160753)
Design Variant by PHIL NOTO (FEB160749)
Jaxxon Party Variant by DAVID NAKAYAMA (FEB160761)
Action Figure Variant by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER (FEB160752)
Movie Variant (FEB160755) and Blank Variant (FEB160754) Also Available
Noto Sketch Variant (FEB160748) and Cassaday Sketch Variant (FEB160751) Also Available
FOC – 03/07/16, On-Sale – 04/06/16
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.