Yesterday we heard that the High Republic is quickly expanding beyond publishing, and today it was announced at Star Wars Celebration that a new kids animated show is coming in spring 2023 that is set in this era, Young Jedi Adventures! Here's how the show is described: "Set during The High Republic era, the Original [...]
Category: The High Republic
Six things we learned about the future of The High Republic from Thursday’s panel at Star Wars Celebration!
For Light and Life! We are all the Republic! On Thursday afternoon at Star Wars Celebration, the authors and executives behind the massive The High Republic publishing initiative took to the stage to reflect on phase one of the project as well as look forward to phase two, subtitled "Quest of the Jedi," which begins [...]
The Nameless pose a massive threat to the Jedi in the High Republic, and we’re slowly learning more and more about them
One of the most frightening aspects of phase one of the High Republic storytelling was the Nameless, a mysterious species who pose a particular threat to the Jedi. We don't know much about them, but do come to learn gradually more as the stories unfold. The first appearance of this strange species came in The [...]
The use of Yoda in the High Republic era so far feels a little strange
The High Republic is full of mostly new Jedi that we've never met before, set around 200 years prior to the events of the Skywalker Saga. But there's one especially prominent Jedi active at this time: Grand Master Yoda. At the time of the High Republic, Yoda is one of three Grand Masters of the [...]
In appreciation of Keeve Trennis, the best character in phase one of The High Republic
Phase One of the High Republic is over. The massive Star Wars storytelling initiative that launched in January 2021 wrapped up its first of three planned phases recently, and the first phase included a staggering nine books, five comic series spanning 38 combined issues, two manga books, an audio drama, and a few short stories. [...]
The High Republic team is adding four new authors for phase two
Phase two of the High Republic storytelling era launches in October, and it's actually set 150 years prior to the events of phase one! And in telling these next chapters (or past chapters, in a way) of the story, the team is actually adding four new authors to the project. I mentioned this the other [...]
Star Wars The High Republic: The Fallen Star review!
"What happens when the light of the Jedi goes dark?" That question permeated much of the lead-up to the release of the highly-anticipated end of the first phase of the High Republic storytelling initiative, Claudia Gray's The Fallen Star. The era kicked off a year ago with Charles Soule's Light of the Jedi, a triumphant [...]
The High Republic phase two, “Quest of the Jedi,” is a prequel set 150 years before the first phase
We're nearing the end of the first phase of The High Republic, a massive publishing initiative spanning books and comics (and also a few games). The brand-new era launched in January 2021 and is reaching the end of its first phase a little over a year later. There are three phases in total in the [...]
Trailer released marking the beginning of the final wave of the first phase of The High Republic storytelling
Today, January 4, 2022, marks the release of the latest adult novel in The High Republic series, which kicks off the final wave of projects for this first phase. The book, "The Fallen Star" by Claudia Gray, is being teased with this ominous statement: "who will survive when the light of the Jedi goes dark?" [...]
Star Wars: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows #3 review!
The third issue of the Trail of Shadows mini-series recently released, furthering the Jedi and Republic joint investigation into the Nihil's mystery weapon just as Marchion Ro closes in on the Nihil traitor. This was the third of five issues, meaning we are now over halfway through the story! I'm expecting it to only continue [...]