Saturday, October 8, 2016

Retro Dark Horse: Star Wars: The Films and Galaxy Beyond

Trans World Entertainment is a publicly traded company that opened its first retail store, Record Town, in 1973.  It spent the better part of the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s expanding the number of retail stores through growth and acquisitions.  It's mall retail stores and retail website were consolidated under the For Your Entertainment brand in 2001 specializing in entertainment media.  In November 2005 For Your World Entertainment gave away the Star Wars: The Films and Galaxy Beyond comic with purchases of the Revenge of the Sith DVD.

Star Wars: The Films and Galaxy Beyond - Dark Horse Comics, U.S. (November 2005)
For Your Entertainment exclusive
This comic consists of covers from several Dark Horse titles from around the time it was released.  The wrap around cover is a poster by Tsuneo Sanda that was released to celebrate Star Wars' 25th anniversary.  Sanda is a Japanese artist who also produced original cover art for other Dark Horse Star Wars titles, including the Attack of the Clones adaptation and Darth Vader and the Lost Command mini-series.

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