In 1986, Marvel introduced DROIDS, a comic book series starring R2-D2 and C-3PO, the lovable droids from the Star Wars films. Since the title was based on the cartoon series of the same name, it was released under the Star Comics name, a subline of comics that were aimed at a younger audience.

The bi-monthly series ran for a year, ending with issue #8. Of particular interest are issue #4, which was the first chapter in a crossover with the Star Comics series Ewoks, and issue #s 6-8, which featured "Star Wars According to the Droids," complete with additional scenes told from the perspective of the droids. Marvel UK also released several magazines that contained reprints of the DROIDS material.

Star Comics DROIDS
Droids (Marvel) #1 Droids (Marvel) #2 Droids (Marvel) #3 Droids (Marvel) #4
Droids (Marvel) #5 Droids (Marvel) #6 Droids (Marvel) #7 Droids (Marvel) #8
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Droids (Marvel) #5 Droids (Marvel) #6 Droids (Marvel) #7 Droids (Marvel) #8
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Droids (Marvel) #1 Droids (Marvel) #2 Droids (Marvel) #3
Marvel UK DROIDS Reprints
Droids TV Special (1988) Droids Spring Special (1989) Marvel Bumper Comics #14 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #15 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #16 (Droids reprints)
Marvel Bumper Comics #17 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #18 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #19 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #20 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #21 (Droids reprints)
Marvel Bumper Comics #22 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #23 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #24 (Droids reprints) Marvel Bumper Comics #25 (Droids reprints)


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Next September marks the twentieth anniversary of Hasbro's Kenner The Power Of The Force action figure collection. The line introduced a new generation of children to the wonderful world of Star Wars toys and ushered in the modern collectibles we all enjoy today. Our ever-inquisitive Probe Droid is actively searching all corners of the galaxy to find out if there is interest in products that commemorate this very significant 1995 release.
I'd be into a Hasbro The Lost Line style assortment
I'd love to see Gentle Giant make a Jumbo Kenner 1995 Luke Skywalker
I'm behind both of these ideas!
I got started in 1995, but I have no interest in such a concept.
It isn't for me.
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