Happy New Year! Lucasfilm launched a new project today with a special live stream celebrating the January 5 launch of Star Wars The High Republic books. StarWars.com’s Kristin Baver hosted the event, leading a discussion with Lucasfilm Publishing creative director Michael Siglain and the authors collaborating on the new stories: Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Cavan Scott, Daniel José Older, and Claudia Gray.
During the hour-long conversation, the writers discussed their collaboration, plot points, and the inspiration behind some new characters, and revealed just some of what fans can look forward to as they explore this uncharted corner of the galaxy far, far away.
Here are the KIDS/YA Books that will be published!
In her first YA novel for the initiative Out of the Shadows, Justina Ireland will bring the ongoing adventures of Jedi Knight Vernestra Rwoh, Padawan Reath Silas, aspiring inventor Avon Starros, and more to a new audience.
The High Republic will include an original graphic novel in the manga format from Viz Media.With a story by Justina Ireland and Shima Shinya and art from Mizuki Sakakibara, The Edge of Balance is the first in a new series.
Jose Older is debuting Race to Crashpoint Tower. The second middle grade novel set in the era will be filled with high-flying entertainment.
The Star Wars High Republic book series will also include a graphic novel! The Monster of Temple Peak graphic novel will include art by Rachael Stott!
Are excited for the Star Wars The High Republic books?