"Star Wars: The High Republic (Ongoing)" Multi-Media Publishing Initiative News & Discussion Thread (Spoilers)

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Lcasfilm has released press details about its upcoming Star Wars: The High Republic publishing initiative, which includes a series of graphic novels and novels set in a new era. Details:

LUCASFILM TO LAUNCH STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC
PUBLISHING CAMPAIGN IN 2020

NEW STORIES WILL EXPLORE THE STAR WARS GALAXY
SET 200 YEARS BEFORE THE EVENTS OF THE PHANTOM MENACE.



Later this year, Lucasfilm will launch an epic new era of Star Wars storytelling that will be explored through multiple voices in adult and young adult novels, children’s books, and comics from a variety of publishers including Disney Lucasfilm Press, Del Rey, IDW Publishing, and Marvel.

Star Wars: The High Republic, which has previously been referred to as “Project Luminous”, will be set in an era when the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at their zenith, about 200 years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. This period on the Star Wars timeline will not overlap any of the filmed features or series currently planned for production, giving creators and partners a vast amount of room to tell Star Wars stories with new adventures and original characters.

“We are so excited to be opening up such a rich, fertile era for our authors to explore,” says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. “We’ll get to see the Jedi in their prime.”

Star Wars: The High Republic features the Jedi as we’ve always wanted to see them — as true guardians of peace and justice. This is a hopeful, optimistic time, when the Jedi and the Galactic Republic are at their height. But of course, into this glorious new era something wicked this way comes,” says Lucasfilm publishing creative director Michael Siglain. “This initiative will give readers young and old a new corner of the galaxy to explore through rich, meaningful stories. Plus, readers will learn what scares the Jedi.”

“This was a golden age for the Jedi, and also a time of galactic expansion in the Outer Rim. So expect there to be rich tales of exploration; charting out the galaxy, meeting new cultures, and discovering what pioneer life in the Outer Rim was like. This is an incredible sandbox for our storytellers to play in, both within publishing and beyond, and we can’t wait to see the great fiction they build within it,” says Lucasfilm vice president, franchise content and strategy James Waugh.

As previously announced, Star Wars: The High Republic has enlisted top-tier, fan-favorite authors Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, Cavan Scott, and Charles Soule to craft this new era of Star Wars publishing.

The first books and comics are set to debut at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in August 2020 with Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi, a massive interconnected story that’s told across various formats by various publishers.

The first wave of Star Wars: The High Republic titles includes:

  • Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark by Claudia Gray (Young Adult novel, Disney Lucasfilm Press)
  • Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage by Justina Ireland (Middle Grade novel, Disney Lucasfilm Press)
  • Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures by Daniel José Older (IDW Publishing comic book series)
  • Star Wars: The High Republic by Cavan Scott (Marvel comic book series)
  • Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule (Adult novel, Del Rey)
What are your thoughts on this upcoming Star Wars initiative?

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2020

December 15: Star Wars Insider #199 ("Starlight: Part One - Go Together")
December 17: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 1-3 (Chinese web novel)
December 18: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 4-5 (Chinese web novel)
December 19: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 6-7 (Chinese web novel)
December 21: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 8-9 (Chinese web novel)
December 22: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 10-11 (Chinese web novel)
December 23: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 12-13 (Chinese web novel)
December 24: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 14-15 (Chinese web novel)
December 25: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 16-17 (Chinese web novel)
December 26: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 18 (Chinese web novel)
December 28: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 19-20 (Chinese web novel)
December 29: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 21-22 (Chinese web novel)
December 30: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 23-24 (Chinese web novel)
December 31: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 25-26 (Chinese web novel)
2021
January 1: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 27-28 (Chinese web novel)
January 2: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 29 (Chinese web novel)
January 4: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 30-31 (Chinese web novel)
January 5: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 32-33 (Chinese web novel)
January 5: Light of the Jedi (novel)
January 5: The Great Jedi Rescue (young book)
January 5: A Test of Courage (junior novel)
January 6, 2021: The High Republic #1
January 6: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 34-35 (Chinese web novel)
January 7: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 36-37 (Chinese web novel)
January 8: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 38-39 (Chinese web novel)
January 9: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 40 (Chinese web novel)
January 11: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 41-42 (Chinese web novel)
January 12: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 43-44 (Chinese web novel)
January 13: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 45-46 (Chinese web novel)
January 14: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 47-48 (Chinese web novel)
January 15: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 49-50 (Chinese web novel)
January 16: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 51 (Chinese web novel)
January 18: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 52-53 (Chinese web novel)
January 19: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 54-55 (Chinese web novel)
January 20: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 56-57 (Chinese web novel)
January 21: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 58-59 (Chinese web novel)
January 22: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 60-61 (Chinese web novel)
January 23: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 62 (Chinese web novel)
January 25: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 63-64 (Chinese web novel)
January 26: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 65-66 (Chinese web novel)
January 27: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 67-68 (Chinese web novel)
January 28: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 69-70 (Chinese web novel)
January 29: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 71-72 (Chinese web novel)
January 30: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 73 (Chinese web novel)
February 1: The High Republic Adventures #1
February 1: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 74-75 (Chinese web novel)
February 2: Into The Dark (novel)
February 2: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 76-77 (Chinese web novel)
February 3: The High Republic #2
February 3: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 78-79 (Chinese web novel)
February 4: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 80-81 (Chinese web novel)
February 5: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 82-83 (Chinese web novel)
February 6: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 84 (Chinese web novel)
February 8: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 85-86 (Chinese web novel)
February 9: Star Wars Insider #200 ("Starlight: Part Two - Go Together")
February 9: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 87-88 (Chinese web novel)
February 10: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 89-90 (Chinese web novel)
February 11: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 91-92 (Chinese web novel)
February 12: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 93-94 (Chinese web novel)
February 13: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 95 (Chinese web novel)
February 15: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 96-97 (Chinese web novel)
February 16: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 98-99 (Chinese web novel)
February 17: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 100-101 (Chinese web novel)
February 18: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 102-103 (Chinese web novel)
February 19: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 104-105 (Chinese web novel)
February 20: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 106 (Chinese web novel)
February 22: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 107-108 (Chinese web novel)
February 23: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 109-110 (Chinese web novel)
February 24: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 111-112 (Chinese web novel)
February 25: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 113-114 (Chinese web novel)
February 26: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 115-116 (Chinese web novel)
February 27: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 117 (Chinese web novel)
March 1: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 118-119 (Chinese web novel)
March 2: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 120-121 (Chinese web novel)
March 3: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 122-123 (Chinese web novel)
March 3: The High Republic Adventures #2
March 3: The High Republic #3
March 4: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 124-125 (Chinese web novel)
March 5: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 126-127 (Chinese web novel)
March 6: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 128 (Chinese web novel)
March 8: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 129-130 (Chinese web novel)
March 9: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 131-132 (Chinese web novel)
March 10: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 133-134 (Chinese web novel)
March 11: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 135-136 (Chinese web novel)
March 12: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 137-138 (Chinese web novel)
March 13: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 139 (Chinese web novel)
March 15: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 140-141 (Chinese web novel)
March 16: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 142-143 (Chinese web novel)
March 17: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 144-145 (Chinese web novel)
March 17: Star Wars Insider #201 ("Starlight: First Duty: Part One")
March 18: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 146-147 (Chinese web novel)
March 19: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 148-149 (Chinese web novel)
March 20: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 150 (Chinese web novel)
March 22: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 151 (Chinese web novel)
March 23: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 152 (Chinese web novel)
March 24: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 153 (Chinese web novel)
March 25: The Vow of Silver Dawn chapter 154 (Chinese web novel)
April 7: The High Republic Adventures #3
April 7: The High Republic #4
May 5: The High Republic Adventures #4
May 12: The High Republic #5

WAVE 2
2021

June 2: The High Republic Adventures #5
June 8: Star Wars Insider #203 (“Hidden Danger” Part I)
June 29: The Rising Storm (novel)
June 29: Race to Crashpoint Tower (junior novel)
June 30: The High Republic #6
July 7: The High Republic Adventures #6
July 22: Out of the Shadows (junior novel)
July 28: The High Republic #7
August 11: The High Republic Adventures: The Monster of Temple Peak #1
August 11: The High Republic TPB There Is No Fear
August 11: The High Republic #8
August 14: The High Republic Adventures FCBD
August 18: The High Republic Adventures #7
August 31: The Tempest Runner (audio novel)
August 30: Dark Legends ("Bitter Harvest")
September 1: The High Republic #9
September 1: The High Republic Adventures #8
September 7: The Edge of Balance (manga trade paper back)
September 7: Life Day Treasury (Heart of the Jedi)
September 8: The High Republic Adventures: The Monster of Temple Peak #2
October 5: Showdown at the Fair (storybook)
October 6: The High Republic - Trail of Shadows #1
October 6: The High Republic Adventures #9
October 20: The High Republic #10
October 27: The High Republic Adventures: The Monster of Temple Peak #3
November 3: Trail of Shadows #2
November 3: The High Republic #11
November 3: The High Republic Adventures #10
November 10: The High Republic Adventures: The Monster of Temple Peak #4
November 10: The High Republic Adventures TPB #1
December 1: The High Republic #12
December 8: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows #3
December 8: The High Republic TPB Volume 2 The Heart of Drengir

WAVE #3
December 1: The High Republic Adventures #11
December 15: The High Republic Adventures Annual #1
January 4: The High Republic: The Fallen Star
January 4: The High Republic: Mission to Disaster
January 5: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows #4
January 5: The High Republic Adventures: Galactic Bake Off Spectacular
January 12: The High Republic Adventures #12
January 12: The High Republic #13
January 12: The High Republic: Eye of the Storm #1
January 26: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, Vol. 2
February 1: The High Republic: Midnight Horizon
February 2: The High Republic #14
February 9: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows #5
February 9: The High Republic Adventures #13
February 16: The High Republic: Eye of the Storm #2
February 23: The High Republic #15
February 23: The High Republic Adventures TPB Volume 2
April 13: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows TPB
TBA: The Monster of Temple Peak (graphic novel)
TBA: The Acolyte (Disney+ streaming series)
 
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"This period on the Star Wars timeline will not overlap any of the filmed features or series currently planned for production."

That was a sight for sore eyes. Quite excited to see what the golden age will be like. And there's a Wookie Jedi. :D
 

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As a big fan of The Old Republic, I am really looking forward to this initiative. It's nice to see Lucasfilm pushing ahead with something like this. I've been waiting to see some new time periods explored and while I find the 200 years gap between this and TPM a little small for my liking I'm still looking forward to this. I love the idea of exploring the Jedi of this different eras especially given their long history and this should be something fresh and new. And maybe this will lead into some rumored movies that are being worked on. I think I'd like a Star Wars: The High Republic movie or even an animated series down the road.
 

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A wise decision, I say and is it me or does the blonde haired Jedi seen in the cover art of Light of the Jedi look a bit like Jodie Whittaker, the incumbent Thirteenth Doctor in Doctor Who?
 

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A wise decision, I say and is it me or does the blonde haired Jedi seen in the cover art of Light of the Jedi look a bit like Jodie Whittaker, the incumbent Thirteenth Doctor in Doctor Who?
It's probably coincidental, but I do see a resemblance.

"For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice." So we aren't even looking at a history of 1000 years, but more like twenty times that.
 

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4/2: Star Wars.com released a first look and bios at the Jedi Knights: Ava Kriss, Loden Greatstorm, Keeve Trennis, Stellan Gios, and Vernestra "Vern" Rwoh.

5/26: Launch of High Republic stalled to January 2021. Charles Soule's Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi and Justina Ireland’s Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage will now both go on sale January 5, 2021. Claudia Gray's Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark will now arrive on February 2, 2021.
 
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That preview art looks great. I noticed the bottom of the article said there is no release dates for the comics right, just for the books? Does Marvel have a rough idea of when the new comics are coming out. IDW is also doing some issues too right? Hopefully we get release dates for all of them soon.
9/21: Correct. I haven't seen any updates on the Marvel comic. But early next year seems like the best guess. The main Star Wars comic restarted last month so Marvel seems to be back on track.

-The comic from Marvel is currently TBA
-The novels "The Great Disaster", "Light of the Jedi" and "A Test of Courage" are currently set for January 5.
-The High Republic Adventures comic series from IDW seems to be set to start in February.
-The YA novel "Into the Dark" is currently set for February 2.

9/22: Interviews with Soule.

On Light of the Jedi.
-"One of the primary concepts of The High Republic initiative is the idea that there are certain key events that happen at the 'same time' across the storytelling. It's a lot like the way the destruction of the first Death Star in Star Wars: A New Hope has been seen from endless angles since it was first depicted in the first film."
-"Those are all mapped out — there's a document with all of it laid down. The 'Great Disaster' that opens Light of the Jedi is one of those. I thought it would work because of the things you cited — the idea of having a lot of people involved in one event that operates on a galactic scale seemed very appealing. I could introduce a large cast in a very organic way, in various locations from the highest levels of galactic government to the 'Jedi on the street' as they respond to the disaster."
-"It's a chance to show heroism in many different ways. Light of the Jedi has plenty of lightsaber action, but that's not the only way to solve problems, and you don't need the Force to be a good person. There's a sort of slogan that pops up in the book: 'We are all the Republic,' and the Great Disaster seemed like a perfect way to reflect that idea."

On the scale of High Republic
-"I’ve never done anything like The High Republic — from the writers room approach to the scope, stakes and opportunity … it's wild. The closest analog I can think of is working on the big multi-title crossover comic stories I've done at Marvel and DC, but this is bigger by at least an order of magnitude."
-"There's also the sense that even though The High Republic is its own era, it's part of a shared history with the entirety of Star Wars continuity, and things that happen in a different piece of Star Wars content might have a direct influence on what we can do in our stories."

9/23: Insight's Lightsaber Collection book revealed in High Republic there is a Jedi Master named Stellan Gios with a lightsaber modeled after Excalibur with a traditional crossguard.

9/24: More about Master Gios.
 
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The NYCC panel from earlier today.

Some highlights of the panel (Wookiepedia, Polygon, StarWars.net):

-The Great Disaster is an event that occurs when The Legacy Run, a cargo ship carrying supplies and people to the Outer Rim collides with an unknown object while in hyperspace, scattering debris and wreckage throughout various star systems.

-Want to write fresh stories but still honor what came before in the EU.

-Ireland's A Test of Courage will introduce Vernestra Rwoh, a prodigy who achieved the rank of Jedi Knight at age 16. Shesspent her entire life working towards being a knight and managed to get there ahead of her peers. That gives her this idea of having a great responsibility at hand. She is fixated on living up to the idea of the Jedi.
-Vernestra sees the Force as a great river, and all the Jedi, including herself, are little streams running into the river. Vernestra's lightsaber has a purple blade. There is also a special modification.

-Gray's book, Into the Dark, features a padawan named Reath Silas who is on a ship heading towards the frontier regions. The ship is knocked out of lightspeed as a result of the Disaster.
-Reath prefers to be a pacifist. He does not always want to pull the weapon from his belt, but use other methods to deal with an obstacle. Combat is his last resort, but he never hesitates when going into a combative situation.
-Reath Silas is marooned in a place that has its own mysteries and dangers that he has to deal with far away from his master
-Reath is less in tune with the Force than a lot are and has to work harder to connect with it.
-Reath isn't as tuned into the Force as the other Jedi are; he has to work harder than the average Jedi to understand and use the Force. For him, the Force is like a spider web. At some points, the Force is strong; at others, it can be delicate and difficult to see.
-A non-Jedi character named Geode who is "definitely one to watch."
-Leox Jossie is a pilot and scoundrel, but not like Han Solo. Gray mentions that he is inspired by a young Matthew McConaughey with a spaceship.

-Scott is set to write Star Wars: The High Republic, a new comic series set in the aftermath of the Disaster. The series will follow Keeve Trennis, a new Jedi stationed on the Starlight Beacon, a space station for the Republic. She had previously hoped to be stationed on an outpost, instead of in a space station, as she wants to explore the galaxy.
-Keeve imagines the Force as a tapestry, and the different colors and threads represent each person's individual connection to the Force. Keeve has a double-bladed lightsaber that can separate into two different blades. She keeps it across her chest so it is easily accessible for her.
-Keeve finds herself with some of the key Jedi of the era. The people she looked up to as heroes are now her peers, and so she has to cope with that, especially when she starts meeting some of the people that were involved in the Great Disaster and helped so many people in the Great Disaster
-There are Jedi twins, Cerrit and Tarik, who are almost like Siamese twins in the Force. One mind, two bodies. Other Jedi feel out of step around them because the two are so connected.

-Soule, is writing Light of the Jedi, an adult novel. The book will explore the themes of the Force and how each Jedi uses it to shape their character.
-Focus is on Jedi Master Avar Kriss. She is instrumental in the Jedi's reaction to the Great Disaster. She perceives the Force musically and even calls it the Song of the Force.
-Wookiee Jedi Burryaga Agaburry sees the Force as a great force of nature, a great tree, and he, alongside the other Jedi and the galaxy, are the leaves on the tree.
-Burryaga's lightsaber is two-handed, and made from materials that are important to him and built to match his strength and size. Just as a regular lightsaber would be useless in his hands (or paws), this lightsaber would be useless for Avar Kriss. Perceives the Force as a big forest and himself as one leaf on a larger tree.
-There is a creature from a planet called Elfrona. The creature is a char hound, and her specific name is Ember. She is a dog, with bright red and orange spots, but her body is a greenish-black color. She is befriended by the core group of Jedi in the book.

-Daniel Jose Older mentions a character from his comic series named Cham Cham who is a pet. It's basically a cute pet that is also highly aggressive.
-Lula Talisola, a central character in Older's The High Republic Adventures comic series, seeks to be the best possible Jedi in the galaxy, in combat and wisdom. She views the Force as a mountain, and the climb to the peak represents all the trials and obstacles she must face to become the ultimate Jedi.
-Lula is living the dream of any Padawan: traveling around the galaxy with Yoda and a bunch of other Jedi in training. They're almost on a gap year learning about the force in the galaxy and what it means to be out in the world. Lula must use all her Jedi skills earlier than expected.
-Yoda will lead padawans around the galaxy in the aftermath of the Disaster, helping those in need.
-Will see him in more duels in the comic series.

-For Phase 2
--Cavan Scott will be writing the next adult novel from Del Rey
--Justina Ireland will be writing the next YA novel from Disney Lucasfilm Press
--Daniel Jose Older will be writing the next middle-grade novel from Disney Lucasfilm Press

-Charles Soule will be writing a fiction story in Titan Magazine's Star Wars Insider in December for the High Republic to lead in to the event.
 
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10/21: First looks and more info about Burryaga Agaburry, Lula Talisola, and Reath Silas, and Bell Zettifar.

10/22: Covers and logline for Marvel's High Republic #1 out in January 6. Diamond page here.
BEFORE THE SKYWALKER SAGA! THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE JEDI! A new era of STAR WARS storytelling begins. It is centuries before the SKYWALKER SAGA.

The JEDI are at their height, protecting the galaxy as REPUBLIC pioneers push out into new territories. As the Frontier prepares for the dedication of majestic STARLIGHT BEACON, PADAWAN KEEVE TRENNIS faces the ultimate choice — will she complete her Jedi Trials or rescue the innocent from disaster? New Jedi! New ships! New evils to fight!

10/29: First look at the Nihil and one distinguished member is Marchion Ro - also known as "The Eye of the Nihil. As was his father before him, he doesn’t give the orders - that’s up to the Tempest Runners - but in a very real way, everything revolves around him. Also a first look at a plant monster called Drengir that appears in the Marvel comic and it was designed by Ian McCaig.

11/18: Preview for Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1 released.

11/19: Marvel's February solicits are out, info and cover on High Republic #2.
STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #2
CAVAN SCOTT (W) • ARIO ANINDITO (A) Cover by PHIL NOTO Variant Cover by Ashley Witter
ALL-NEW SERIES CONTINUES!
WHO DESTROYED ONE OF THE JEDI’S DEADLIEST ENEMIES?
The NIHIL strike! A ship found adrift in space, the crew brutally slaughtered and cargo stolen.
What terror awaits the THE JEDI OF STARLIGHT BEACON as they explore the wreck?
Newly knighted KEEVE TRENNIS must overcome her insecurity in the face of new teammates, but can she trust her closest ally?

11/26: We're getting a lightwhip in the Test of Courage novel.

12/4: Scott will be writing another novel, The Rising Storm - set for July 6. The Nihil take their reign of terror to the next level and a Force-sensitive monster hunter with a mysterious past named Ty Yorrick will be introduced.

Now rumored to also being made into an animated series.

12/10: The Acolyte, a Disney+ series announced today takes place at the end of the High Republic era.

12/11: Interview with Daniel Jose Older about IDW's High Republic: Adventures.

12/12: First looks at vehicles Jedi Vector Starfighter, Nihil Tempest Runner, Nihil Stormship, Republic Longbeam, Legacy Run and the space station Starlight Beacon.

12/14: Into the Dark introduces Orla Jareni who is a new kind of Jedi called a Wayfinder who can operate independent of the Jedi Council and she's got a double bladed white lightsaber.

12/15: On January 4th at 9 p.m. PT, StarWars.com and YouTube will host an event featuring all five authors of The High Republic's launch stories: Claudia Gray (Into the Dark), Justina Ireland (A Test of Courage), Daniel José Older (IDW Publishing’s The High Republic Adventures), Cavan Scott (Marvel’s The High Republic), and Charles Soule (Light of the Jedi). The stream will also include Lucasfilm Publishing’s Michael Siglain and StarWars.com’s Kristin Baver. In addition to insights about these first High Republic stories, the stream promises new announcements and reveals concerning the setting's future.
 
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Thanks for all these updates, Yojimbo! It's been easier to keep a handle on things thats for sure. So much High Republic content is coming. I'm looking forward to giving the first issue of the Marvel series a try and I'm very curious about that Acolyte animated series. And sorry to ask but is there word on how long of an event this High Republic stuff is going to last. Ongoing going forward I assume?
 

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Thanks for all these updates, Yojimbo! It's been easier to keep a handle on things thats for sure. So much High Republic content is coming. I'm looking forward to giving the first issue of the Marvel series a try and I'm very curious about that Acolyte animated series. And sorry to ask but is there word on how long of an event this High Republic stuff is going to last. Ongoing going forward I assume?
12/17: You're welcome! (Acolyte is a live action series) Presumably, High Republic seems to be an ongoing venture that they're set on covering as much of as possible. They've already announced a few more novels even before the first wave is out so that's a good sign. As we know with comics, we'll see how long they actually go. And there's even a rumor there could be an animated series set in the High Republic era.

12/18: Cavan Scott announced the first issue of High Republic has sold out in preorders already and is going to 2nd printing.

12/19: China is getting it's own High Republic tale. A famous Chinese internet writer known as His Majesty the King, known is writing a story inspired by traditional Chinese adventure fiction. The English title is Star Wars; The Vow of Silver Dawn and it is a coming of age story about a young Jedi padawan named Sean. His loyalty is torn between what the Jedi Council wants and his own personal goals. "Sean is a character with a secret. His origins have always been shrouded in mystery," James Waugh, Lucasfilm's vice president of franchise content and strategy says in the short video. "He ends up being very much torn between his duty to the Jedi Council, to his Master, and to his own interests."

12/23: Info for High Republic #3 in Marvel's March solicits.

CAVAN SCOTT (W) • ARIO ANINDITO (A)
Cover by PHIL NOTO Variant Cover by KEV WALKER
ALL-NEW SERIES CONTINUES! A DARK MYSTERY ONLY THE JEDI CAN UNRAVEL…BUT AT WHAT COST?

A planet stricken by a mysterious blight. One JEDI missing and another driven insane. What horror lurks in the darkness beneath the rotting crops? Death is averted, but a terrible union is formed. Can KEEVE TRENNIS protect an innocent life while facing betrayal from within her own order?

12/24: Info for High Republic Adventures #3 in IDW's March solicits.
JAN210488 (W) Daniel Jose Older (A/CA) Harvey Tolibao
Flaming destruction has come to Trymant IV! Childhood best friends Zeen and Krix try to find safety, while Yoda's Padawans, Lula, Farzal, and Qort are trying to evacuate the citizens, but the Nihil ship won't let anyone onboard. And when a massive battle breaks out, Krix and Zeen get torn apart!
Writer Daniel José Older, bestselling author of Star Wars: Last Shot, and artist Harvey Tolibao bring IDW into The High Republic, a massive publishing crossover spanning comics and prose!
In Shops: Mar 03, 2021

12/29: New infographic of the Jedi in Phase 1.

1/4: There will be a manga series called Edge of Balance from Viz Media that explores the Jedi Outposts.

New launch trailer released.
 
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