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This section contains information on "Robotech the movie" book and comic releases. Unsurprisingly there are few releases relating directly to the movie. However all of the material here originates from the US, where the film wasn’t widely released. For "Megazone 23 Part 1" books, please see this page. For other "Megazone 23" books, please see this section.

 

Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels

Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels

Country of Origin: USA
Publisher: Starblaze Graphics (Donning Company)
Pages: 186
Size: Unknown
ISBN: 0-89865-575-7
Release Date: May 1988
Availability: Out of Print

Although this book focuses mostly on the aborted Robotech series "Robotech II: The Sentinels", there are a couple of pages here dedicated to "Robotech the movie", mostly character profiles and a story outline. However both differ slightly to what is in the actual film.

 

Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels - Limited Hardcover Edition

Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels Hardcover Edition

Country of Origin: USA
Publisher: Starblaze Graphics (Donning Company)
Pages: 186
Size: Unknown
ISBN: 0-89865-576-5
Release Date: May 1988
Availability: Out of Print

Limited to 1,000 copies, this hardcover edition version of the book comes with a slipcase and is hand signed and numbered by Carl Macek.

 

Robotech: The Masters' Gambit

Robotech: The Masters' Gambit

Country of Origin: USA
Publisher: Del Rey
Pages: 261
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0-345-38775-9
Release Date: 1 March 1995
Availability: Out of Print

Sort of, but not really a novelisation of "Robotech the movie" by Jack McKinney, which is a pseudonym for authors James Luceno and Brian Daley. In the novel, most of the elements are there, but the MODAT 5 seems to have been replaced by a group of hackers who help stop the Robotech Masters' plot.

 

Robotech the movie Comics

Robotech the movie comics issue 1 Robotech the movie comics issue 2

Country of Origin: USA
Publisher: Academy Comics
Pages: 32 Pages Each
Format: Comic
Release Date: November and December 1996
Availability: Out of Print

A two part comic adaptation of "Robotech the movie" by writer Benny R. Powell and artist Chia-Chi Wang. While the first issue borrowed heavily from the movie, according to Powell, at the request of the publisher the story in the second comic diverted from the source material. A Spanish language version of the comic was also released in Argentina.

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