BBY/ABY is used to position items along the Star Wars Timeline. BBY refers to Before the Battle of Yavin. ABY refers to After the Battle of Yavin. The Battle of Yavin in Episode IV: A New Hope occured in 0 BBY/ABY.
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The origins of the Jedi order are revealed! Journey all the way back to the beginning, more than 25,000 years before the saga of the Skywalkers, and discover how the Jedi began! Before lightsabers, before hyperspace travel, before the Jedi's message spread throughout the galaxy. When connections to the Force were strange and new. There, on a distant planet, a group of beings strive to balance the mysterious Force. Behold the Jee'dai! But a stranger is coming, one who has a connection to the Force all his own - and the doors to the galaxy are about to swing wide open!
The Dark Empire trilogy! Six years after the Battle of Endor, the heroes of the Rebellion work to unite the galaxy. But a new Empire has risen from the chaos to strike back at the former Rebel Alliance, reclaiming its capital of Coruscant and building massive new World Devastators to ravage entire planets. And Jabba the Hutt's ruthless heirs have placed a monumental price on the heads of Princess Leia and Han Solo! Together with Lando Calrissian, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO, Han and Leia must fi ght to protect the future for their children - but the greatest threat may come from the last of the Jedi: Luke Skywalker!
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Old Republic Vol. 3 is the third Epic Collection trade paperback of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic comic series. It collects the same issues as Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Volume 3 by Dark Horse Comics, as well as additional material from Star Wars Tales 24.
A new direction for fugitive Jedi Zayne Carrick! With his allies by his side - his best friend, Gryph, the mysterious Jarael, and the former Mandalorian warrior Rohlan - Zayne sets forth on seat-of-your-pants adventures filled with ghost ships, renegade droids and high-speed racers! A death-defying shoot-out on the face of a comet leads right into the heart of one of the galaxy's most cruel organizations - the slave-trading Crucible! Zayne risks his life - and maybe his sanity - to help Jarael face her dark past, but the consequences could be deadly for his crew! And, as Zayne Carrick's saga draws to a close, he'll face what may be his most dangerous enemy yet - the demonic Demagol!
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Menace Revealed Vol. 1 is an Epic Collection trade paperback that collects issues relating to story arcs for the character Jango Fett
Delve deep into the dark past of Jango Fett! Find out how Fett became a Mandalorian warrior - and battled his way through war and slavery to become the bounty hunter that caught the eye of Count Dooku! Meanwhile, Ki-Adi-Mundi seeks a wayward Jedi on the backward world of Tatooine, and Jabba the Hutt will help - for a price! But Tusken Raiders and a vicious krayt dragon may mean the end of his mission! And as half the Jedi Council head to the planet of Malastare on a mission of peace, a phantom menace looms in the shadows! Plus, Mace Windu braves the Smugglers' Moon! And what is Jedi Darca Nyl's deadly secret?
Artoo and Threepio steal the spotlight! Even before joining the rebellion, everyone's favorite droids had plenty of exciting adventures. With the Empire on the march, the squabbling duo find themselves right in the middle of trouble in the Kalarba system - but is Corellian rogue Jace Forno friend or foe? On the smuggler planet of Nar Shaddaa, con artist Olag Greck has a brush with the law - the newly deputized droids! Then, with a new Ithorian master to follow, Artoo is laid low by a computer virus! And thrill to planet-saving action co-written by C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels! Plus, pirates, bounty hunters, rock monsters - and Artoo's day out!!
The Force unleashed! The Empire's power is at its peak - but not every problem requires military might. Sometimes all you need is the right agent, in the right place, with the willingness to get the job done. An agent like Jahan Cross! But when Boba Fett is framed for murder, Cross finds himself in a situation that even he may not be able to handle! Plus, learn the origin of Vader's secret apprentice, the deadly Starkiller - a story of treachery, deception and the overwhelming power of the Force. And witness the early years of Leia Organa!
The war against the Empire continues! Months after the Death Star's destruction, the Rebel Alliance has begun the fight to take apart the Empire piece by piece. Rebel strategist Jorin Sol has been rescued from the enemy's clutches - but is he now friend or foe? And Luke Skywalker's childhood friend, Imperial Lieutenant Janek "Tank" Sunber, claims he wants to join the Rebellion - but Princess Leia thinks it's a trap. Can Luke still trust his old friend? Plus: The cross-time "Vector" saga continues! Bounty hunter Boba Fett takes on a series of deadly assignments! Lando Calrissian moves to Cloud City - and much more!
Cade Skywalker and his crew are back to their old pirating ways, but soon find themselves stranded on Tatooine - with a trio of Black Sun assassins on their trail! Elsewhere, Imperial deep-cover agent Morrigan Corde has plans of her own. She'll stop at nothing to find Cade...but the ghost of Luke Skywalker just might find him first! Meanwhile, with Darth Krayt missing, the evil Sith Darth Wyyrlok has proclaimed himself the new emperor of the galaxy. But the other Sith have their own ideas! And when the overthrown Empire-in-exile prepares to take back control of the galaxy with their own Force users, will the Jedi join them to defeat a common enemy? In the far future of Star Wars, nothing is what it seems!
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Clone Wars Vol. 3 is an Epic Collection trade paperback that collects issues focusing on the Clone Wars.
Tales of the legendary Clone Wars! Renegade Jedi Quinlan Vos has crept closer than ever to the dark side of the Force--and now he must not only confront his former student Aayla Secura and his old friend Obi-Wan Kenobi, but place his fate in the hands of the Jedi Council itself! Meanwhile, the new knighted Anakin Skywalker and the evil Sith apprentice Ventress have become obsessed with defeating one another. Could this be their final battle at last? Plus: Discover the origin of the murderous villain General Grievous! The race to Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith begins here!
"Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Original Marvel Years Vol. 4 is an Epic Collection trade paperback that collects issues from the initial Star Wars run by Marvel Comics.
The search for Solo! The loveable rogue, frozen in carbonite, has been taken to Jabba the Hutt - and our favorite rebels want Han back! But as Lando Calrissian returns to find Cloud City a death trap, R2-D2 and C-3PO face a dangerous spacewalk! Elsewhere, Luke Skywalker braves a beast on Bazarre - and joins Chewbacca inside a Mind spider! Leia undertakes an explosive mission! Shira Brie shares the story of her people! And in the wake of tragedy, Luke becomes a pariah! Screams in the void and threats like the Darker unsettle our heroes - but the hunt for Han soon leads the crew to bounty hunters Dengar, Bossk and IG-88! And the bizarre discovery of a golden statue of their lost friend leads to revelations from Han and Chewie's past!
Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos has lost his memory! Now he must rediscover his past while searching for his Padawan, Aayla Secura! But deadly gamblers, false Jedi, corrupt officials and the pull of the dark side all stand in his way! Then, lightsabers clash as the bounty hunter Aurra Sing arrives on Coruscant, slaying Jedi in the very shadow of the Temple! A number of Jedi Knights volunteer to take action - but do they seek justice, or vengeance? And when a prison planet watched over by the Guardians comes under attack from a deadly enemy, the still-troubled Quinlan Vos investigates - but his newest assignment may be a suicide mission! Plus more tales from the Republic era of Star Wars!
Rebel heroes and Imperial enemies! When Emperor Palpatine sends a spy to a distant planet, will Princess Leia find the enemy within - or drown in a river of chaos? Boba Fett takes on an impossible mission - and Luke Skywalker's newest assignment is no easier! Meanwhile, Darth Vader plans to teach the raptor-like inhabitants of Tiss'sharl a lesson in the use of force! And as Vader closes in on the rebel fleet, the only thing that can save the Alliance is one model officer! But is Imperial Lieutenant Janek Sunber on the wrong side of the war? Plus, a trio of classic Star Wars rarities explore havoc on Hoth - and the dark side of Dantooine
The Empire Strikes Back! Marvel's classic Star Wars saga continues with the offi cial adaptation of the second film in the original trilogy - and Darth Vader's ruthless revenge! In the wake of Luke Skywalker's deadly duel with the Dark Lord, the rebels' adventures continue - and a living nightmare stalks the universe! But can R2-D2 and C-3PO beat terrible odds to survive Droid World? With everyone's favorite smuggler lost, the Rebel crew is on a search for Solo - but Han will have to wait when the Crimson Forever poses a more immediate problem! And so will the Empire's latest, greatest superweapon! Can our heroes take Tarkin? Plus, rarely seen Star Wars tales from the United Kingdom!
More classic tales of Star Wars torn from the newspapers of a long time ago! Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 continue to take the fight to the Empire, but it's a dangerous galaxy out there! As Luke is enslaved by the Serpent Masters, Doctor Arakkus prepares a death trap, and the rebels' base is besieged! There are dangers in the depths of Aquaris, and an ancient threat lurking in the heart of Yavin's moon! But who is that claiming to be Ben Kenobi?! As the Rebel Alliance prepares to relocate to the ice planet of Hoth, Luke gears up for a climactic showdown with Darth Vader - and Han Solo faces down a rogues' gallery of bounty hunters including the mysterious Boba Fett!
The Thrawn Trilogy is here! Five years after the glorious Rebel victory against the second Death Star, Luke Skywalker is the first of a new line of Jedi Knights! Han Solo and Princess Leia are married, and have taken on many of the burdens of governing the New Republic. But the galaxy is not yet safe. Far, far away, something festers. One lingering faction of the Empire - near death, but all the more dangerous for it. And a new discovery could spark it back into life. The last of the Emperor's warlords, Admiral Thrawn, is ready to seize his chance as a dark and deadly force - and suddenly, the odds are stacked heavily against Luke, Leia, and Han!
Bring on the bad guys! A former trooper, left for dead during the Clone Wars, hears word of a new, great warrior worthy of following - Darth Vader! But can he prove himself to the Dark Lord as a storm trooper? Jabba the Hutt steals the spotlight in four stories of bartering, backstabbing and betrayal! And when Vader hires Boba Fett for an important job, will the bounty hunter end up an enemy of the Empire? Plus: Young Luke Skywalker goes on a walkabout, Han Solo and Chewbacca have a falling out - and more!
The rebels and the Empire - locked in conflict! When Leia announces plans to marry, will the Rebellion lose a princess, or gain a new safe haven? Darth Vader is on a mission to instill fear and discipline into the Imperial ranks using his elite stormtroopers! But as Obi-Wan Kenobi haunts the Dark Lord's dreams, the name Skywalker dominates his mind! Meanwhile, Luke fights side-by-side with a veteran of the Clone Wars and Han Solo flirts with an old flame. When Leia risks everything for a childhood friend, Han, Luke and Chewie must risk it all for her!
When Death Star falls, what will happen next for the galaxy? Find out in this collection of tales set in the immediate aftermath of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope! Stinging from defeat, Darth Vader is consumed with tracking down the Force-strong young pilot who destroyed his battle station. What would it mean for the Empire if Vader and the evil Emperor Palpatine discover Luke Skywalker's identity? With the Rebellion emboldened, Princess Leia leads a stealth squadron, Han Solo and Chewbacca face off against the bounty hunter Boba Fett, and Luke and Wedge Antilles infiltrate an Imperial Destroyer. Witness the continuing adventures of everyone's favorite Star Wars heroes and villains!
Marvel's original exploration of the Star Wars galaxy continues - and all your favorites are along for the ride! Luke and Leia are trapped in a siege at Yavin! Obi-Wan Kenobi fights alone! Cyborgs clash when Darth Vader takes on bounty hunter Beilert Valance! And Han and Chewie answer the question, "Whatever happened to Jabba?" Lightsabers clash, there's thunder in the stars, and a red queen rises as the Dark Lord of the Sith finally discovers the identity of the young Jedi who destroyed the Death Star! Prepare for a Skywalker showdown setting the stage for The Empire Strikes Back! Plus: rarely seen tales from the United Kingdom!
May the Force be with you, in the mighty Marvel manner! The classic original Star Wars comic-book series begins with an action-packed adaptation of Episode IV A New Hope, then continues the story of Luke Skywalker and his rebel friends as they fight on against the Empire in the dark shadow of Darth Vader! New planets and new perils await — like the Cloud Riders, the Behemoth and the space pirate Crimson Jack. Han and Chewie need six allies to make eight against a world — and one of them will be cult hero Jaxxon! Luke and the droids end up trapped on a Doomworld! And the Big Game will pit rebel against rebel!
Daze of hate, knights of suffering! Fugitive Zayne Carrick joins forces with the Jedi Masters who killed his fellow Padawan in a bid to save the galaxy from the Mandalorians! But will the megalomaniac Lord Adasca outmaneuver them all? Then, in a story that reverberates across every era of Star Wars, the clandestine Jedi Covenant is rocked by a terrifying vision of the far future - and one of its Shadows, Celeste Morne, faces the monstrous task of recovering an ancient Sith artifact! But will Zayne Carrick achieve vindication at last, clear his name and end his days as a renegade? Plus: the ultimate guide to the state of the galaxy 4,000 years before the rise of the Empire!
A long, LONG time ago… Discover the state of the Star Wars galaxy in the distant past in this first volume of an Epic Collection series focusing on the ancient Knights of the Old Republic! When young Jedi Zayne Carrick is framed for the murder of his fellow Padawans, he is forced into an unlikely alliance with the Snivvian con artist Marn Hierogryph. Their quest to reveal the horrifying truth, and to obtain justice for the Padawan Massacre, joins them with Jarael and Camper aboard the junk hauler The Last Resort — and their adventures will take them from the research station Flashpoint to the banking planet Telerath! Brace yourself for days of fear… and nights of anger!
Classic tales of Star Wars, from the funny pages to your bookshelves! Beginning in 1979, fans got a daily dose of a galaxy far, far away in their newspapers - now, with this volume, you can savor those stories without the 24-hour wait! C-3PO chronicles the adventures of the Rebel heroes! Luke takes his chances on a gambler's world! A sojourn on Tatooine is anything but peaceful! Princess Leia is put to work as an Imperial servant! Han Solo makes another Kessel Run! Han and Chewie get more than they bargained for on a job! And Boba Fett makes his print debut!
Wedge Antilles leads the Rogue Squadron into action and adventure! It begins with what should be a straightforward mission -but will a simple search-and-rescue end with a requiem for a Rogue? Then, meet the Empire's answer to Wedge and his elite band of X-wing pilots: Baron Fel, Imperial fl ying ace! And his wingmen are more than a match for anyone! Will Fel be Rogue Squadron's downfall - or could he be much, much more? Our heroes will face pirates, the vindictive Iceheart and an Imperial Star Destroyer! But their deadliest mission of all awaits: if the New Republic is to take hold of Imperial Center and turn the tide of war, Rogue Squadron must rescue former would-be Emperor Sate Pestage - the only trouble is, he's wanted by the Empire for high treason!
Defenders of the New Republic! Wedge Antilles and his fellow starfighters are the heroes of the Battle of Endor. Now they protect the New Republic as the crack team of ace pilots known far and wide as the Rogue Squadron! And with remnants of the Empire seeking vengeance across the galaxy, the team is never short of high-flying X-wing action. Imperial terrorists target Wedge's home planet! The Cilpari are no friends to the Empire—but they don't like the Rebel Alliance either! Jabba the Hutt left a deadly legacy—a cache of stolen Imperial weapons hidden on Tatooine, which must be kept out of enemy hands! And one of Rogue Squadron is…a princess?!
When the Empire falls, a New Republic rises! After Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, Emperor Palpatine is dead — but can his faithful Hand, Mara Jade, complete her final mission of revenge? Replica droid assassin Guri has also lost her master… but as she struggles for humanity, her android brain makes her a target! When rivals clash over Jabba the Hutt's criminal empire, the Bloated One makes a surprising appearance! And a mysterious doppelgänger is asking for trouble impersonating everyone's favorite bounty hunter — it's Boba Fett vs. Boba Fett!
Dark times for the galaxy! But will the Empire's rise be forestalled when Emperor Palpatine is left at death's door? Or will Darth Vader find a way to save him in the ominous Ghost Prison? As the Dark Lord takes a killer under his wing, it could be grave news for a group of Jedi youths - but when Master Dass Jennir reunites with the Uhumele's ragtag crew, Vader himself will be the target! But the Empire's enforcer does not go down easily - just ask the eight assassins who try and fail. The man who hired them will risk everything on the ninth...
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE GHOST PRISON 1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - FIRE CARRIER 1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - A SPARK REMAINS 1-5, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN 1-5
As the Empire strengthens its grip in the wake of the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the remaining Jedi are marked for death! Jedi Master K'kruhk faces a battle for his life - one with deadly parallels for Bomo Greenbark and the crew of the smuggler vessel Uhumele. Meanwhile, Master Dass Jennir is down to his last credit, and faces a stark choice: compromise his ideals or starve. Being a Jedi may make him an outlaw, but will being an outlaw mean he's no longer a Jedi? Darth Vader doesn't care: He's on the trail of Jennir either way - and so is the dread assassin Falco Sang!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: DARK TIMES 6-17, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - BLUE HARVEST 0, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - OUT OF THE WILDERNESS 1-5
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Empire Vol. 1 is an Epic Collection trade paperback that collects Star Wars: Republic #78–80, Star Wars: Purge, Star Wars: Purge: Seconds to Die, Star Wars: Purge: The Hidden Blade, Star Wars: Purge: The Tyrant's Fist #1–2, Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Lost Command #1–5, and Star Wars: Dark Times #1–5. It was released on April 28, 2015.
The Clone Wars rage on! And the fighting is fierce as General Kenobi and his first lieutenant, Anakin Skywalker, brace for the Battle of Jabiim! Facing attacks from both the Republic and the locals, can Anakin and his "Padawan Pack" hold the rain-soaked planet — or will they face a washout? Then, Skywalker finds himself behind enemy lines alongside a Tusken Raider-turned-Jedi! But where is Obi-Wan? Perhaps Dark Jedi Asaji Ventress has the answer! Meanwhile, Senator Bail Organa is plagued by pirates, and Quinlan Vos goes undercover within Count Dooku's inner circle. All that, plus Mace Windu unleashed!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: REPUBLIC 55-67, STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL - DEATH SENTENCE 1-4, MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS TALES 22
The Republic is rocked by war! As the galaxy descends into conflict, Separatists target the Republic's crucial cloning facility - and only a squadron of Starfighters and a battalion of Jedi-led clone troopers stand in the way! Meanwhile, Naboo, home of Padmé Amidala, is the next Separatist target! How will General Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker react as the Clone Wars begin? And while the battle rages, Mace Windu struggles to reunite the divided Jedi! Peacemaker Shaak Ti goes on the offensive! Aayla Secura heads undercover! Yoda holds the fate of a world in his hands! And Count Dooku pulls all the strings!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: REPUBLIC 49-54; STAR WARS: JEDI - MACE WINDU, SHAAK TI, AAYLA SECURA, COUNT DOOKU, YODA; MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS TALES 14, 19, STAR WARS: VISIONARIES
An Empire on the rise - a Rebellion on the horizon! The conflict that will grip the galaxy for generations begins here, with an adaptation of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and tales starring its major players! Anakin Skywalker is a young boy with a dark destiny! Jedi Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi has much to learn from his master, Qui-Gon Jinn! Teenage Queen Amidala faces exile! And Sith Lord Darth Maul must strike down the biggest obstacle in his Master's way! Plus: Mace Windu, Yoda, Jar Jar Binks and more!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS (1998) 0-3; STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL 1-4; STAR WARS: EPISODE I - THE PHANTOM MENACE 1/2, 1-4; STAR WARS: EPISODE I - ANAKIN SKYWALKER, QUEEN AMIDALA, QUI-GON JINN, OBI-WAN KENOBI; MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS (1998) 4-6; STAR WARS TALES 3, 5, 7, 14, 20
When young Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is dispatched to prevent a civil war, he has a close encounter with the Dark Side! Years later, Qui-Gon and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi face an out-of-control cloud cruiser and the lawless world of Ord Mantell, where everyone holds a grudge - and a blaster! And Mace Windu's Jedi Knights face the threat of the Yinchorri - a race more deadly than they ever imagined!
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: JEDI - THE DARK SIDE 1-5, STAR WARS: QUI-GON & OBI-WAN - THE AURORIENT EXPRESS 1-2, STAR WARS: QUI-GON & OBI-WAN - LAST STAND ON ORD MANTELL 1-3, STAR WARS: JEDI COUNCIL - ACTS OF WAR 1-4, MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS (1998) 4-6; MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS TALES 1, 3-5, 7, 9-10, 13-14, 24
Feel the full fury of the Sith! Continue to explore the legacy of Star Wars, a century in the future! With the Sith Empire and the Galactic Alliance locked in war, Admiral Gar Stazi steers his flagship the Indomitable into all-out space combat! Emperor Krayt sets out to teach the galaxy a lesson in obedience! And bounty hunter Cade Skywalker and his ragtag group settle scores! But when Cade heads to a Hidden Temple, will he find Jedi for a New Age? Master of magic Darth Wyyrlok undertakes his own crucial mission, the Mon Calamari face extinction, and Rogue Squadron encounters Mandalorian mayhem. But when the era-spanning Celeste Morne arrives in the future, will she be the secret weapon that will help Cade take down Emperor Krayt once and for all?
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: LEGACY (2006) 20-36, 41, 0-1/2
Head far into the future of long ago, in a series that explores the state of the galaxy more than 100 years after Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. A new evil has arisen, shattering a resurgent Empire and seeking to put an end to the Jedi once and for all. The Sith Lord Darth Krayt sits on the throne. Only one hope remains – the last remaining heir to the Skywalker legacy. Cade may be strong in the Force but, years after a tragedy, he is a bounty hunter, working with Jariah Syn and Deliah Blue. When he reluctantly finds himself at the center of galactic turmoil, Cade may be forced to embrace his heritage. But will the path he embarks on be one of redemption, or damnation?
COLLECTING: STAR WARS: LEGACY (2006) 0–19
Play "What if?" with the original trilogy in a series of tales exploring the endless possibilities of Star Wars. How would A New Hope have gone if Luke Skywalker missed the target in his attack on the Death Star? What would have become of the Rebel Alliance if Luke perished in the icy wastelands of Hoth during The Empire Strikes Back? What if Return of the Jedi's rescue of Han Solo had gone badly wrong? And in the ultimate alternate take on the galaxy far, far away, follow Annikin Starkiller into The Star Wars in an epic based on the original draft of George Lucas' screenplay!