37shares Strap in and get ready because one of the breakout stars of the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens is poised to launch himself into comics. 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? Art & Cover by PHIL NOTO Jaxxon Party Variant by DAVID NAKAYAMA BB-8 Variant by JOE QUINONES The best pilot in the galaxy is ready to take comics by storm, and Marvel is making sure comic book stores worldwide are stocked up with enough materials to make STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #1 one of the biggest launches of the year. Your local comic shop is the place to be on April 6th to get your hands on the highly anticipated first issue of STAR WARS: POE DAMERON! In addition to being one of the first to read the can’t miss debut, fans who attend their comic shops’ POE DAMERON #1 CELEBRATION will also be able to receive special items exclusive to these launch parties. Each retailer opting into the POE DAMERON #1 CELEBRATION will receive a party kit from Marvel, containing exclusive promotional materials including party exclusive variant covers, promotional buttons, cake toppers and more. All qualifying retailers will receive the following as part of the POE DAMERON #1 CELEBRATION: 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 POE DAMERON #1 will be on sale in comic stores from 6 April 2016.