IDW To Collect Al Williamson's Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In Artist Edition

IDWStarWarsIDW Publishing has announced that legendary late artist Al Williamson's Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back stories will be collected in an Artist's Edition format this April. Included in the collection will be the complete adaptation, first published in issues #39 through #44 of the monthly Marvel Star Wars comic plus pages from Star Wars #50, #98 and the Star Wars: Return of the Jedi mini series.

Williamson began his career at EC Comics in the 1950s. Later he worked on Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon, the X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan newspaper strip and the Star Wars newspaper strip. He was an Eisner Award-winning artist and was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic-Book Hall of Fame in 2000.

This Artist's Edition will be a 160 page hardcover and measure a 14"x21".

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.