Archie Goodwin was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1937.
In 1964, he went to work for Warren Publishing, where he became the
head scriptwriter and eventually rose to the position of
Editor-in-Chief. From the late 1960s until the late 1980s Goodwin
moved back and forth between Marvel, DC Comics, and Warren, with
occasional sojourns elsewhere. He helmed the launch of Epic
Illustrated and was the Editor-in-Chief at Marvel from 1976
until 1978. He was inducted into the Eisner Hall of Fame in
Al Williamson was born in New York City in 1931 and raised in Bogota, Colombia. After returning to New York, he studied at the Cartoonists and Illustrators School (later to become the School of Visual Arts), and in 1948, at the tender age of seventeen, embarked on a career in comics. He worked for several publishers, most notably EC Comics, the premier publisher of the early-to-mid-1950s. In 1966, Williamson realized a lifelong dream when he was chosen to illustrate a comic book version of Alex Raymond's Flash Gordon. In the mid-1980s he would go on to win numerous Harvey and Eisner Awards.
"In this second volume of Star Wars The Complete Classic
Newspaper Comics, the universe expands as does the pleasure
these stories provide. They are fun adventures that don't require
one to be well versed in the movies or other media of the franchise
as Han and Luke trade off leading the stories." -Cinema
"The way they were meant to be read."--Star Wars Report