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May 4th Special: Guide to Star Wars books

Back in April 2014, Lucasfilm rebooted the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the hundreds of tie-in novels, comics, and games, in order to make way for the Sequel Trilogy. Lucasfilm declared that all tie-in stories from that point on would officially count as canon. Lucasfilm set up a Story Group to oversee the overall Star Wars story and make sure everything ...

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Thrawn: My Favorite Star Wars Character

Star Wars fans who never read the Expanded Universe novels might not recognize Grand Admiral Thrawn, but he’s become one of the most popular characters in the franchise. Thrawn initially appeared in Timothy Zahn’s Heir to the Empire trilogy, which was in the early 1990s as the official sequel to the Original Trilogy. For the first time, we learned what ...

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Sword of the Jedi Trilogy "On Hold"

Well, it looks like the first casualty of the reformation of the Star Wars EU has come. Christie Golden tweeted yesterday: The Sword of the Jedi trilogy would have focused on Jaina Solo following the events of Fate of the Jedi. Whether or not the “indefinite hiatus” will translate to actual cancellation for this series is yet to be determined. ...

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Star Wars Expanded Universe To Become Canon…Sort Of

Not even two weeks into the new year and Disney/Marvel isn’t wasting time with more Star Wars news! Disney recently announced that the Star Wars comics license will be going back to Marvel after more than two decades at Dark Horse. With Disney purchasing Marvel back in 2009, the move was an inevitable decision that many were counting down to ...

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Review: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

For years Star Wars fans have wondered about what happened on Tatooine between Episodes III and IV. What was Obi-Wan, celebrated Jedi Knight and general in the Clone Wars, doing for nearly twenty years while Luke grew up? How did he survive the loneliness and the guilt over what happened to Anakin Skywalker for so long without cracking? Numerous fanfics ...

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