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 [...]
Everything you need to know about the Inquisitors before Obi-Wan Kenobi!
The upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series will see the iconic Jedi Master face off against his former pupil, the formidable Sith Lord Darth Vader, but he will also face off with plenty of other villains who wield red lightsabers. These villains, glimpsed in the trailers for the show, are making their live-action debuts, meaning that they [...]
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 [...]
Star Wars: Crimson Reign #2 review!
The second issue of Charles Soule's Crimson Reign miniseries focuses on the two assassins, Ochi and Deathstick, who carry out some missions that fit into Qi'ra's larger plans. The five-issue series is illustrated by Steven Cummings and Victor Olazaba, and both the storytelling and the artwork are superb. Though this second issue wasn't exceptional, it [...]
It appears that a Star Wars comic just revealed Han Solo’s father
It seems we are closer than ever to confirming that Rothgar Deng and Dengar are the same person
There has been a very strange mystery that's lurked in the background of some Star Wars discussion the last few years surrounding the identity of Rothgar Deng - and whether he's actually Dengar. And it seems like we just keep getting more and more hints that they're actually the same person. Let me unpack the [...]
How did Luke Skywalker end up with Yoda’s lightsaber?
At the very end of The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 6, Luke Skywalker offers Grogu something very significant, yet unexpected: Yoda's lightsaber. Luke tells Grogu to choose between either the lightsaber, and with it embracing the Jedi path, or the beskar gift from Din Djarin, embracing the Mandalorian foundling path. We don't get to [...]
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 [...]
Who is Black Krrsantan, the Wookiee in The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 2?
In The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 2, "The Tribes of Tatooine," it was revealed that the Twins have laid claim of the planet. These twin Hutts were believed by Boba Fett to be preoccupied with the debauchery of Nal Hutta, but instead decided to claim the planet that once was ruled by their cousin, [...]
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 [...]