Highbridge Audio, in collaboration with Topps Trading Card Company, is releasing a new Collector’s Edition of the Star Wars: A New Hope Radio Drama. Click on through for the details and to find out how you can get a set for FREE! More than 30 years after originally airing on NPR, Topps is commemorating the expanded storyline of this auditory sensation with its new Topps Star Wars Illustrated: A New Hope card series. HighBridge is celebrating with the release of two limited-run, MP3-CD Collector’s Editions: Star Wars: A New Hope – The Original Radio Drama, “Light Side” (art by Matt Busch) and “Dark Side” (art by Randy Martinez).
Each volume includes the original Star Wars: A New Hope radio drama, an exclusive card from the Topps series, plus rare audio content and interviews from the making of the radio drama. Star Wars remains a phenomenon, with many millions of fans worldwide. The first movie released, Star Wars: A New Hope, is arguably the most popular. Amid speculation that Mark Hamill and others will be reprising their roles for the planned 2015 release of Star Wars Episode VII, these new Collector’s Editions with their expanded storyline will garner attention from both first and second generation fans anticipating the new movie.
- Limited 7,500 print run
- Topps Star Wars Illustrated: A New Hope card that corresponds to the package cover art
- 6 hours of the Star Wars Original Radio Drama, with a cast led by Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels, John Williams’ iconic score, and Ben Burtt’s irreplaceable sound effects
- 35 minutes of rare bonus audio: ‘The Making of the Radio Drama’ audio documentary, interviews, and promo spots created for the original radio broadcast
- 12-page booklet featuring images from the recording sessions and the Star Wars: A New Hope movie”
But wait! There’s more!
Highbridge Audio has been kind enough to send us a couple copies of this new release and we will be giving away a set to a lucky reader. Simply post a (tasteful) Star Wars related comment on this article and a winner will be chosen randomly on November 6th.