Skywalker Saga

‘The circle is now complete …’

Celebrating Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Look back with Nerdvana at more than 40 years of space fantasy highs and lows as Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker brings the trilogy of trilogies to an epic conclusion.

Explore our coverage of the core Skywalker Saga films:

Nerdvana’s Episode 7 Days of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (12/12/2015) - Every generation has a legend...
Nerdvana’s Episode 7 Days of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (12/13/2015) - Attack of the Clones is the epic splash page we all pictured in our heads when the prequels were just a long-forgotten rumor that was never going to happen.
Nerdvana’s Episode 7 Days of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (12/14/2015) - "You were the Chosen One!"
Nerdvana’s Episode 7 Days of Star Wars: A New Hope (12/15/2015) - In the summer of 1977 I was witness to what was probably the biggest paradigm shift in popular culture that has ever occurred - Star Wars: A New Hope.
Nerdvana’s Episode 7 Days of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (12/17/2015) - "I am a Jedi, like my father before me."
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Space opera done right (spoiler-free review) (12/18/2015) - With The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams shoots for the stars and delivers a film that should win new fans and appease Star Wars aficionados of every generation.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Star Wars: The Last Jedi – The Force is strong with this one … (12/12/2017) - Mostly what you need to know is... Star Wars: The Last Jedi is awesome! Go see it as soon as possible!
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Disney/Lucasfilm) 8 things you may have missed in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (4/30/2019) - Here are a few of the bigger little things you may have missed in The Last Jedi.

‘The Saga will end. The story lives forever.’

The Rise of Skywalker may be the end of the nine-film Skywalker Saga, but that doesn’t mean the end of Star Wars. More movies are on the way, and both live-action and animated TV series on Disney+ will explore adventures in A Galaxy Far, Far Away alongside original novels, comics books and interactive video games. Nerdvana brings you the latest news here:

Ahsoka discovers the identity of the mastermind behind the Pyke spice operation in STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, exclusively on Disney+. ‘Together Again’: Ahsoka discovers Pyke spice mastermind in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (4/7/2020) - Ahsoka discovers the identity of the mastermind behind the Pyke spice operation in “Together Again,” a new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Rey and Finn vs. Kylo Ren Star Wars animated short shows the power of fast friends (4/3/2020) - Rey and Finn make an unstoppable team whether they're escaping the First Order or facing Kylo Ren.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 707 “Dangerous Debt” A daring escape from ‘Dangerous Debt’ in ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ (3/31/2020) - Imprisoned by the Pykes, Ahsoka and the Martez sisters attempt a daring escape in “Dangerous Debt,” an all-new episode of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
BB-8 - A Hero Rolls Out ‘BB-8 – A Hero Rolls Out’ in new Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures animated short (3/27/2020) - The latest Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures short is now available on our Star Wars Kids YouTube channel -- "BB-8 - A Hero Rolls Out."
Star Wars: The Clone Wars 706 "Deal No Deal ‘Deal No Deal’ as Ahsoka Tano’s new crew tangles with the Pykes in Star Wars: The Clone Wars (3/24/2020) - While piloting her prized ship on a mysterious job for the Pyke Syndicate, Trace makes a rash decision that endangers them all in “Deal No Deal,” an all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars More details on Ahsoka’s story arc in Clone Wars’ final season (3/21/2020) - Ahsoka Tano has returned in the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars - here's what the next batch of episodes holds for the former Jedi Padawan ...
Leia Organa - A Princess, A General, A Mentor Leia’s leadership focus of new Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures short (3/20/2020) - "Leia Organa - A Princess, A General, A Mentor" is the new Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures animated short.
Ahsoka Tano finds herself stranded in the underworld of Coruscant in STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, exclusively on Disney+. Ahsoka finds herself in the underworld of Coruscant in her ‘Clone Wars’ return this Friday (3/17/2020) - Ahsoka opts to keep her Jedi past a secret in “Gone With a Trace,” an all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Frozen II Frozen 2 comes to Disney+ 3 months early; The Rise of Skywalker now for sale digitally (3/13/2020) - Frozen 2 will be available three months ahead of schedule on Disney+ in the U.S. beginning Sunday, March 15.
Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures New Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures animated shorts feature sequel trilogy heroes (3/13/2020) - New "Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures" animated shorts celebrate the heroes and villains of Disney's sequel trilogy.
Jedi Mace Windu addresses the battle droids in STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, exclusively on Disney+. The Clone Wars’ ‘Bad Batch’ arc ends with ‘Unfinished Business’ (3/10/2020) - Jedi Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi lead an attack against the Separatist forces in "Unfinished Business," the next episode of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
General Skywalker and the clones help defend native people against a droid attack in STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, exclusively on Disney+. High-flying adventure and a Clone Wars escape ‘On the Wings of Keeradaks’ (3/3/2020) - "On the Wings of Keeradaks" is the third episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars' seventh and final season.

EXPLORE CLASSIC STAR WARS COMICS:

Classic Comic Cover Corner: Star Wars #7 (No, not that one!) (1/27/2013) - With very little direction from Lucas’ then fledgling film company, Marvel Comics took the first step towards expanding the Star Wars universe with Star Wars #7.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #13 (4/13/2014) - It was announced a few days ago that the seven-foot tall and 70-year-old actor, Peter Mayhew, would be reprising his role as Chewbacca in Star Wars: Episode VII...
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Howard the Duck #23 (11/16/2014) - Gene Colan gave us the classic Star Wars film poster as it might have been if George Lucas had found Howard a decade earlier.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #9 (1/18/2015) - They say the future ain’t what it used to be, but as the Star Wars expanded universe returns to Marvel Comics, the past is no longer what it used to be either.
Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #1 (9/6/2015) - Did you know that when Marvel initially took on the Star Wars comic book license, George Lucas practically had to beg Stan Lee to buy into it?
Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Phantom Blot #2 (9/20/2015) - A few weeks back, George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar Binks was inspired by Goofy. This makes a lot of sense when you really think about it.

BUY THE BOOK:

Explore the “canon” of official novels that tie into the movies, TV series, comics and video games of the Star Wars universe:

TitleAuthor(s)Release dateAmazon order linkSupport local
A NEW DAWNJohn Jackson MillerSept. 2, 2014https://amzn.to/2QR3hnrhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780553391473
TARKINJames LucenoNov. 4, 2014https://amzn.to/2Didb9thttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780553392906
HEIR TO THE JEDIKevin HearneMarch 3, 2015https://amzn.to/2KWSlkahttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345544865
LORDS OF THE SITHPaul S. KempApril 28, 2015https://amzn.to/33pL6HWhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345511454
DARK DISCIPLEChristie GoldenJuly 7, 2015https://amzn.to/2rsPubZhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101884959
AFTERMATHChuck WendigSept. 4, 2015https://amzn.to/37EeVrGhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101885925
LOST STARSClaudia GraySept. 4, 2015https://amzn.to/2QVV6WShttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484724989
BATTLEFRONT: TWILIGHT COMPANYAlexander FreedNov. 3, 2015https://amzn.to/2pQ08cihttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101884768
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (film novelization)Alan Dean FosterJan. 15, 2016https://amzn.to/37GdhGchttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966990
BLOODLINEClaudia GrayMay 3, 2016https://amzn.to/34oXMjFhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101885260
AFTERMATH: LIFE DEBTChuck WendigJuly 12, 2016https://amzn.to/2OMCVjVhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966952
AHSOKAE.K. JohnstonOct. 11, 2016https://amzn.to/2XNxIfNhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484782316
CATALYST: A ROGUE ONE STORYJames LucenoNov. 15, 2016https://amzn.to/2OoupbWhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101967003
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (film novelization)Alexander FreedDecember 2016https://amzn.to/2OnrwYDhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780399178474
AFTERMATH: EMPIRE’S ENDChuck WendigFeb. 21, 2017https://amzn.to/2DlaZ18https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101966983
THRAWNTimothy ZahnApril 11, 2017https://amzn.to/2XO0nRXhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781101967027
GUARDIANS OF THE WHILLSGreg RuckaMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2L0qqjkhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780817
REBEL RISINGBeth RevisMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2Dkpq5whttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780831
BATTLEFRONT II: INFERNO SQUADChristie GoldenJuly 25, 2017https://amzn.to/2OmuKvEhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524796822
PHASMADelilah S. DawsonSept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/2slfqH3https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524796334
LEIA: PRINCESS OF ALDERAANClaudia GraySept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/34prfKuhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781484780787
FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW(Anthology)Oct. 3, 2017https://amzn.to/2OTD8Suhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780345511478
CANTO BIGHT(Anthology)Dec. 5, 2017https://amzn.to/2DgKUQThttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525478768
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (film novelization)Jason FryMarch 6, 2018https://amzn.to/2pSZuuDhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781524797133
LAST SHOT: A HAN AND LANDO NOVELDaniel Jose OlderApril 17, 2018https://amzn.to/2qNN1sIhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525622147
MOST WANTEDRae CarsonMay 25, 2018https://amzn.to/2L2Ba0Lhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368016308
THRAWN: ALLIANCESTimothy ZahnJuly 24, 2018https://amzn.to/2sm52ifhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525481287
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY: EXPANDED EDITION (film novelization)Mur LaffertySept. 4, 2018https://amzn.to/2Dj7yIrhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984819284
QUEEN’S SHADOWE.K. JohnstonMarch 5, 2019https://amzn.to/2OnM0AFhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368024259
MASTER AND APPRENTICEClaudia GrayApril 16, 2019https://amzn.to/2KXsVmShttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780525619376
ALPHABET SQUADRONAlexander FreedJune 11, 2019https://amzn.to/2R51X0vhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984821980
THRAWN: TREASONTimothy ZahnJuly 23, 2019https://amzn.to/33oFhdYhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781984820983
STAR WARS MYTHS & FABLESGeorge MannAug. 1, 2019https://amzn.to/2tW4YGxhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368043458
GALAXY’S EDGE: BLACK SPIREDelilah S. DawsonAug. 27, 2019https://amzn.to/33oFsGahttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128381
DOOKU: JEDI LOSTCavan ScottOct. 1, 2019https://amzn.to/2pYcbEEhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157664
JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: RESISTANCE REBORNRebecca RoanhorseNov. 5, 2019https://amzn.to/2DkB7cvhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128428
JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: FORCE COLLECTORKevin ShinickNov. 19, 2019https://amzn.to/2sjgfjthttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368045582
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (film novelization)Rae CarsonMarch 17, 2020https://amzn.to/2OoI2HWhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593128404
QUEEN’S PERILE.K. JohnstonJune 2, 2020https://amzn.to/2Oq6MiUhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057141
SHADOW FALL: AN ALPHABET SQUADRON NOVELAlexander FreedJune 23, 2020https://amzn.to/2pYc5Nihttps://bookshop.org/shop/nerdvana
STAR WARS DARK LEGENDSGeorge MannJuly 28, 2020https://amzn.to/36Nd03jhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057332
POE DAMERON: FREE FALLAlex SeguraAug. 4, 2020https://amzn.to/2ScWOCuhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368051668
THE CLONE WARS ANTHOLOGYLou Anders, Tom Angleberger, Preeti Chhibber, Zoraida Córdova, Sarah Beth Durst, Jason Fry, Yoon Ha Lee, Rebecca Roanhorse, Anne Ursu, Greg van EekhoutAug. 25, 2020https://amzn.to/36OzwbUhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057295
HIGH REPUBLIC: LIGHT OF THE JEDICharles SouleAug. 25, 2020https://amzn.to/32WHZc4https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157718
THRAWN: THE ASCENDANCY TRILOGY BOOK 1: CHAOS RISINGTimothy Zahn Oct. 6, 2020 https://amzn.to/34uWOmg https://bookshop.org/a/1125/9780593157688
HIGH REPUBLIC: INTO THE DARKClaudia GrayOct. 13, 2020https://amzn.to/381m5VQhttps://bookshop.org/a/1125/9781368057288

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REMEMBERING STAR WARS CELEBRATION ORLANDO:

Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017: Day 1 photos and foot woes (4/13/2017) - The first day of Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 brought fans together for the franchise's 40th anniversary - a lot of them.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi poster and teaser trailer revealed at Celebration Orlando (4/14/2017) - The teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi is revealed.
Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017: Day 2 photos and trailer crush … (4/14/2017) - The long-awaited trailer for The Last Jedi was just part of Friday's scene at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017.
Star Wars Rebels’ 4th season will be its last: here’s a look at what’s coming (4/15/2017) - Destinies are revealed in the final season of Star Wars Rebels.
Hera Syndulla is voiced by Vanessa Marshall Star Wars Rebels’ Vanessa Marshall and Dave Filoni on Hera’s journey, Rogue One and general issues (5/6/2017) - Vanessa Marshall describes discovering her Star Wars Rebels character Hera Syndulla was name-checked on the big screen in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Rex in Rebels. Rex returns in Star Wars Rebels Season 4: ‘Now he can be something greater’ (5/6/2017) - "Rex is like, in a very real way, the common man, the common soldier."