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Star Wars Bits: The High Republic, Lucasfilm Games, Ahsoka Tano’s Future, a Tribute to Boba Fett, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars: The High Republic is Here A New Era of Star Wars Gaming with Lucasfilm Games Rosario Dawson on Bringing Ahsoka Tano to Live-Action Tribute to Jeremy Bulloch, the Original Boba Fett Star Wars Podcast & YouTube Round-Up Exclusive Star Wars Collectible Replica Box Sets from Zavvi And more! Star Wars: The High Republic is Here Star Wars: The High Republic, the multimedia initiative set about 200 years before Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, has offic...
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Breaking Down Star Wars: The High Republic—Old Jedi, New Tech, and Fascinating Connections

The first wave of Star Wars: The High Republic stories is upon us, painting the broad strokes of what we can expect to see in this era, centuries before the Skywalker saga. After checking in with the new books and comics that hit shelves last week, we’re already getting a picture of some intriguing connections—and a…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Del Rey, Star Wars The High Republic


‘Star Wars: The High Republic – A Test of Courage’ Review: A Young Adult Novel That Proves Thrilling for All Ages

This review will touch on some plot points that some readers may not want to know in advance. So consider this a minor spoiler warning. Author Justina Ireland gives us the second installment of The High Republic with the utterly delightful book Star Wars: The High Republic –  A Test of Courage.  Though it’s aimed at younger readers than the adult-oriented Light of the Jedi , people are going to find this book a lot of fun. It centers around Vernestra Rwoh, a Mirialan Jedi who, at o...
Tags: Books, Movies, Features, Ireland, Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Jedi, Maz Kanata, Maz, Jedi Knight, Nihil, Star-Wars, Charles Soule, Ahsoka Tano, Featured Stories Sidebar, Justina Ireland


‘Star Wars: The High Republic – Light of the Jedi’ Review: An Intriguing and Ambitious Start to a New Era

This review will touch on some plot points that some readers may not want to know in advance. So consider this a minor spoiler warning. Written by Charles Soule, the new novel Star Wars: The High Republic –  Light of the Jedi kicks off the entire transmedia experience known as The High Republic. Set a couple of hundred years before the events of The Phantom Menace, the entire High Republic era is designed to give us a view of a more frontier-like galaxy, and of Jedi who are at the h...
Tags: Star-Wars, Books, Movies, Disney, Features, Joss Whedon, Yoda, Max Von Sydow, Naboo, Luke Skywalker, Luke, Jedi, Jedi Council, Nihil, Charles Soule, Outer Rim


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Trailer Kicks Off “Interconnected Mega-Story”; Will Take Place Across Three Phases

It will still be many months until the next Star Wars movie or TV show comes along, but tomorrow, a new era of Star Wars storytelling begins – for those who are willing to engage with it. That’s when Lucasfilm launches Star Wars: The High Republic, a cross-platform publishing initiative featuring stories set centuries before the events of the Skywalker Saga, taking place in the pages of books, comics, magazines, and eventually forming the backdrop for at least one Disney+ show. Today, the compa...
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The High Republic's Writers on Why They Wanted to Make Star Wars Without a War

Conflict is at the very heart of Star Wars. Light vs. Dark. Good vs. Evil. Empire vs. Rebellion. So many of the stories we have seen woven throughout its world are rooted in the very idea of combat and war. It’s in the name! So in order to do something radically different for The High Republic, its creative team had…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Interview, Disney, Lucasfilm, Daniel Jose Older, Jedi, IDW, Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Star Wars The High Republic, Io9 Feature


The High Republic's Writers on Bringing New Voices and Fresh Perspectives to the Star Wars Galaxy

The High Republic is one of the biggest gambles the publishing branch of the Star Wars galaxy has taken since Lucasfilm was sold to Disney and its entire canon was rebooted. As Star Wars begins to explore the pathways of streaming and lies waiting at the box office for a few years, it’s unequivocally a setting the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Interview, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Daniel Jose Older, IDW, Del Rey, Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Cavan Scott, Michael Siglain


Star Wars: The High Republic Is as Refreshing as It Is Familiar

Adding something truly new to the canon of Star Wars media has to strike a delicate, daunting balance. Anything so vastly removed from what we know about the franchise—particularly the Skywalker saga—has to balance feeling worthy of being called new, while paradoxically still delivering that vague, yet tangible, feel…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Comics, Science, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Daniel Jose Older, Skywalker, IDW, Del Rey, Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Cavan Scott, Justina Ireland


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ is a Promising Expansion of the Universe and a Must-Read for Fans Old and New

Star Wars: The High Republic is the bold new transmedia initiative from Lucasfilm that takes Star Wars hundreds of years into the past. Set a couple of centuries before the events of The Phantom Menace, The High Republic shows us a Republic and Jedi Order at the height of their power. The Republic is expanding its reach into the Outer Rim with the Starlight Beacon , a sort of Watchtower for the Jedi Order to keep their eye on the furthest fringes of the known galaxy. Each of the ...
Tags: Books, Movies, Disney, Features, Ireland, Republic, Lucasfilm, Yoda, Max Von Sydow, Padawan, Jedi, IDW, The Republic, Nihil, Star-Wars, Claudia Gray


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Reveals New Jedi Starfighters and Villainous Vehicles

Lucasfilm has slowly been revealing new characters and details about the forthcoming new publishing initiative Star Wars: The High Republic. But what we haven’t seen yet are some of the new vehicles that have been imagined for this new series of adventures set 200 years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. But even though it’s set two centuries before the sequel, Lucasfilm concept artists have taken inspiration for Star Wars: The High Republic vehicles and ships from how the preq...
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The New Star Wars Game for Oculus Quest Lets You Scavenge on Batuu and Use the Force

Anyone who has been to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge leaves wanting more. The Disney theme parks located in Florida and California are a mere 14 acres on what’s supposed to be an entire planet. While it’s fun to fly the Millennium Falcon, build a lightsaber, or drink some blue milk, you leave thinking about what stories…Read more...
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How Marvel's Star Wars: The High Republic Comic Will Show New Sides of the Jedi

Lucasfilm’s bold new transmedia initiative, Star Wars: The High Republic, promises to give us a look back into the galaxy, far, far away at the peak of the Jedi Order’s luminescence. Champions of an expansionist Republic, masters of the Force, they are a vision for the galaxy. But how heavy does that image hang on its…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Interview, Marvel, Disney, Exclusive, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Skywalker Ranch, Phil Noto, Cavan Scott, Mark Morales, Ian McCaig, Star Wars The High Republic, Ario Anindito


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Introduces Gnarly New Villains, Including Amorphous Beings and Marauders

Most of the major villains that the heroes of Star Wars have faced over the years have either been the masters of the dark side of the Force known as the Sith or the collective leaders and armies of the Trade Federation, the Galactic Empire, and the First Order. But when Star Wars: The High Republic rolls around, we’ll be getting some gnarly new villains, including a new race of amorphous beings with tentacles and teeth, and a faction of marauders who look straight out Mad Max: Fury Road. Get a...
Tags: Star-Wars, Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Republic, Lucasfilm, Scott, Little Shop of Horrors, Galactic Empire, Trade Federation, Nihil, Soule, Disney/Pixar, Immortan Joe, Charles Soule


Watch the Trailer for a ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ VR Jedi Adventure within ‘Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge’

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge is a new virtual reality game for Oculus Quest that will allow fans to venture into the world of Batuu from Disney theme parks. By way of the game’s narrative, fans can also be transported to other places and times in the Star Wars galaxy when they hear tales from an alien bartender named Seezelslak (voiced by Bobby Moynihan). One of those stories will take us way back to the time of The High Republic, the setting for Lucasfilm’s new Star Wars publishing ...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Introduces New Jedi Padawans, Including a Wookiee with a Huge Lightsaber

We’ve already met some of the new Jedi who will be trying to keep peace and order when a galaxy-wide crisis strikes in the upcoming Lucasfilm publishing initiative Star Wars: The High Republic. But those are the skilled Jedi who have plenty of experience. What about the up and coming Padawans? Today we’ve got a look at four new Jedi Padawan characters, including a Wookiee who wields a big lightsaber, and some details about the stories in which they’ll be debuting. StarWars.com has a look at ...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Reveals How Jedi Perceive the Force Differently and New Modified Lightsabers [NYCC]

Star Wars: The High Republic will kick of the next era of Star Wars stories as a new publishing initiative from Lucasfilm. Set 200 years before the events of the Skywalker saga, the galaxy is at peace, but an event known as The Great Disaster is about to unfold, threatening many planets across space. In the New York Comic-Con panel for The High Republic initiative, authors Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, and Cavan Scott got together with Michael Siglain, Direc...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Opening Crawl Revealed – Here’s What Was Going On 200 Years Before the Prequels

Earlier this year, Lucasfilm revealed the identity of the mysterious project they’d been working on which had been codenamed “Project Luminous.” It was Star Wars: The High Republic, a medium-spanning storytelling initiative comprised of books, comics, and potentially even video games, TV shows, and movies. In less than three months, Star Wars: The High Republic will launch with The High Republic: The Light of the Jedi, the new novel from Charles Soule set 200 years before the events of The Phan...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Unveils a Brand New Lightsaber From a More “Civilized Age”

As Obi-Wan Kenobi says, lightsabers are “elegant weapons for a more civilized age” — so what exactly did they look like during that civilized age? That’s what the Lucasfilm creative team had to figure out while designing the new lightsaber for the Jedi Knights of the High Republic in the Star Wars: The High Republic multimedia story. Set centuries before the events of The Phantom Menace, the High Republic era was known as the peak of the Jedi Order, and needed a lightsaber design that would sui...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Details Revealed: First Story is a Race Against Time, and the New Villains Sound Especially Dangerous

Early this year, Lucasfilm finally pulled back the curtain on a mysterious project they’d been working on which was codenamed “Project Luminous.” The company announced Star Wars: The High Republic, a medium-spanning storytelling initiative comprised of books, comics, and potentially even video games, TV shows, and movies. The first project chosen to launch this new initiative is Star Wars: Light of the Jedi, a novel by Marvel’s Star Wars comic writer Charles Soule. In a new interview, Soule tea...
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Step Aside Baby Yoda, Star Wars Has Young Yoda Now

We’ve had old Yoda. We’ve had slightly less old Yoda. We’ve had Baby Yoda, albeit that’s an entirely different character. Now, the time has come, for what might as well be the closest we’ll get to teen Yoda. Okay, maybe more of a middle-aged Yoda.Read more...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Introduces a Younger Version of Yoda in New Concept Art

The beginning of Star Wars: The High Republic may have been delayed until next year, but that’s not stopping Lucasfilm from teasing what’s in store for the major new publishing initiative set 200 years before the events of The Skywalker Saga. Though the new initiative will mostly focus on an entirely new roster of characters, there’s a certain Jedi who has been around the galaxy long enough that he was already part of the Jedi Council during this time. An upcoming comic book series by Daniel Jo...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Force, Yoda, Starwars, Concept Art, Jedi, IDW, Jedi Temple, Jedi Council, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, McCaig


‘Star Wars’ Book ‘The High Republic: A Test of Courage’ Follows a Teen Jedi’s Journey

Middle school kids will actually want to seek out a book with the word “test” in its title. The upcoming middle grade novel Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage is one of many books coming out of the High Republic subseries, but the first to exclusively cater to young readers, who will get the chance to see characters their age in a Star Wars story. Written by Justina Ireland, The High Republic: A Test of Courage follows a teen Jedi and her ragtag group of friends, including a young ...
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The New Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Guidebook Has Some Tantalizing Secrets

Everything about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is meant to feel real, as if you’re leaving a Disney park and going to the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. All the sodas are in special alien packages, nothing inside says “Disney,” and all the cast members are in character. It’s basically a Star Wars vacation and the…Read more...
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‘The Art of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Announced, New ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Details Teased & More [Comic-Con 2020]

Lucasfilm Publishing has a major new publishing initiative being added to the Star Wars universe called The High Republic. Set 200 years before the Skywalker saga began, stories will unfold in a time when the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at the height of their power, serving as true guardians of peace and justice around the galaxy. While Lucasfilm is still playing its cards pretty close to the vest with the upcoming stories in this older era of Star Wars, there were new details reve...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Reveals Major Connection to ‘The Force Awakens’ Character

Star Wars: The High Republic, a series of books and comics set 200 years before the events of The Phantom Menace, promises to go back even further than a long time ago, in a galaxy far away. And yet, despite its 200-year separation from the events of the Skywalker Saga, there are still major ties between the beloved films and the forthcoming series. One of which includes a mysterious character from The Force Awakens. In an interview with Charles Soule, one of the co-creators of the series, o...
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The Inciting Incident of Star Wars' High Republic Is a Horrifying Technological Disaster

New war, same as the old war. We’re so used to Star Wars’ cyclical saga at this point, we were just waiting for The High Republic to reveal some ancient evil or lingering secret Imperial force that could put its generation of Jedi at their peak to the test. Turns out, thankfully, that’s not the case: what the Jedi are…Read more...
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‘Star Wars: Light of the Jedi’ Excerpt Teases the Galaxy-Wide Disaster in ‘The High Republic’

A new era of Star Wars stories is on the way with the Lucasfilm publishing initiative known as Star Wars: The High Republic. The first book, Star Wars: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule, is slated to arrive in January 2021 after being pushed back from an initial release later this year. But fans can get a taste of the new story, beginning 200 years before the events of The Skywalker Saga, thanks to a recently released excerpt that establishes the world and teases the impending galaxy-wide disa...
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‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Launch Pushed to January 2021 Due to “General Marketplace Delays”

Earlier this year, back when the future was virus-free and full of promise, Lucasfilm announced a major new publishing initiative called Star Wars: The High Republic. Set 200 years before the Skywalker saga began in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the multi-year program will span books and comics that follow an era when Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at the height of their power, serving as true guardians of peace and justice around the galaxy. The High Republic was intended to launch ...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Galactic Republic, IDW Publishing, Star-Wars, Claudia Gray, Release Dates, Charles Soule, Cavan Scott, Lucasfilm Publishing, Siglain, Michael Siglain


‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ Reveals New Jedi Knights and Masters, Each with Distinct Personalities

It’s been roughly 37 years since 2020 started, so you might have forgotten about Lucasfilm’s announcement of a forthcoming publishing initiative called Star Wars: The High Republic, previously known by the codename Project Luminous. The new endeavor will tell a series of interconnected stories told across multiple publishers in the form of novels, comics, young adult books, and more, all set 200 years before the Skywalker saga began. It’s a time when the Jedi Order were noble and respected, ser...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Republic, Lucasfilm, Yoda, Concept Art, New Republic, Arthur, Skywalker, Jedi, Kriss, Mace Windu, Jedi Temple, Jedi Knight


Will Yoda (or Maybe Even Baby Yodas) Be a Part of ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’?

Earlier this week, Lucasfilm announced Star Wars: The High Republic, a new publishing program featuring interconnected stories told across multiple platforms and set 200 years before the events of the Skywalker Saga. The company released a trailer that gave us a behind-the-scenes look at story sessions with various writers involved the program, and now some concept art in that video has fans wondering if Yoda is going to play a role in these stories. Take a look at the screenshots and judge for...
Tags: Books, Movies, Comic Books, Lucasfilm, Yoda, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, McCaig, Iain McCaig, Baby Yoda, Baby Yodas, Star Wars: The High Republic, The High Republic, Yodas