Marvel Super Special #27
Spring 1983
64ppg, $2.50

Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artist: Al Williamson
Artist: Carlos Garzon
Artist: Tom Palmer
Artist: Ron Frenz
Colorist: Christie Scheele
Colorist: Bob Sharen
Colorist: Louise Jones-Simonson
Letterer: Ed King
Cover Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz
Editor: Mary Jo Duffy
Editor: Michael Higgins
Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter
Special Thanks Artist: Dan Green
Special Thanks Artist: Dave Stevens
Special Thanks Artist: William Stout
Special Thanks Artist: Thomas Yeates
Special Thanks Artist: Rick Bryant
Staff: Danny Crespi
Staff: Ron Zalme
Staff: Rick Parker
Staff: John Morelli
Staff: Marie Severin
Staff: Virginia Romita
Staff: Joe Albelo
Staff: Nora Maclin
Staff: Barry Shapiro
Staff: Paul Becton
Staff: José Marzan
Staff: Rob Carosella
Staff: Harry Candelario
Staff: Stu Schwartzberg
Staff: George Roussos
Staff: Laurie Sutton
Staff: Nancy Dodaro
Staff: Ed Norton
Staff: Lynn Cohen
Staff: Margaret Clark

Magazine sized adaptation of Return of the Jedi.

This issue is listed as a Spring 1983 issue, which would put it between mid-March and mid-Jun. We can assume that this issue was published around the time of the film release (May 25, 1983). Where it falls in the publication of the mini-series, and the Marvel Comics Illustrated version is a mystery.

The back cover features artwork from Star Wars #39.

This version is notable for it's watercolor style coloring, which was not able to be reproduced in the Marvel Comics Illustrated edition or in the monthly series.

Related Issues
Marvel Comics Illustrated Version of Return of the Jedi Return of the Jedi #1 Return of the Jedi #2 Return of the Jedi #3 Return of the Jedi #4 Return of the Jedi Classic Episode VI - Return of the Jedi #1 Classic Episode VI - Return of the Jedi #2

Trade Paperbacks and Alternate Covers
Return of the Jedi Trade Paperback Return of the Jedi – The Special Edition Trade Paperback Return of The Jedi Trade Paperback (Wal*Mart DVD Edition)
Marvel Super Special 27 (back cover)

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