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:

Clone Wars saved Disney+ releases descriptions of first 2 chapters in Clone Wars’ final season (1/25/2020) - Star Wars: The Clone Wars' final season is so close, there are now descriptions for the first two episodes.
STAR WARS ADVENTURES: THE CLONE WARS Break Out Weekly in April 2020 Weekly Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars – Battle Tales comics start April 2020 (1/25/2020) - Star Wars Adventures: The Clone Wars - Battle Tales comic books coming in April 2020.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Clone Wars returns Feb. 21, 2020, on Disney+ (1/22/2020) - Disney+ releases new Clone Wars 2020 trailer, artwork.
Star Wars Resistance finale First Order Supreme Leader Kylo Ren Another saga ending: Watch a teaser for the Star Wars Resistance series finale (1/21/2020) - The Star Wars Resistance series finale is upon us.
The Child Blessing ‘The Child’ (1/17/2020) - Blessed image.
Babu Frik HEY HEYYY! Meet Babu Frik, Star Wars’ newest cute alien, in Rise of Skywalker clip (1/16/2020) - Meet dimunitive droidsmith Babu Frik in this extended scene from Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker. HEY HEYYY!
Star Wars Rebuilding the Resistance Rebuilding the Resistance (1/15/2020) - In a new episode of Star Wars Resistance, "Rebuilding the Resistance," the (you guessed it) Resistance comes to the fugitive fueling station Colossus for help.
The Rise of Skywalker The Rise of Skywalker nominated for 3 Academy Awards (1/13/2020) - Star Wars: Episode IX -- The Rise of Skywalker received Oscar nominations for best visual effects, best score and best sound editing.
bookmans flagstaff Arizona’s Bookmans reunites Mark Hamill with lost Star Wars album signed by John Williams (1/12/2020) - When Bookmans Flagstaff found a 1977 Star Wars album signed by John Williams and dedicated to Mark Hamill, there was only one thing to do ...
Master and Apprentice Here is your Disney-approved Star Wars books canon (1/11/2020) - It can be hard to keep track of which Star Wars books are "canon" now and which ones aren't.
Star Wars Resistance - The New World" and "No Place Safe" Double bill of Star Wars Resistance (1/8/2020) - Star Wars Resistance: New world offers refuge as the First Order continues to close in.
Star Wars Resistance - The Mutiny Star Wars Resistance: The Mutiny brings piracy and Clone Wars-era battle droids in Colossus coup (1/3/2020) - Pirates are planning mutiny on Star Wars Resistance, with help from some old-school Separatist technology ...

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.

SHOP FOR FANS OF THE SKYWALKER SAGA:

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Star Wars: Thrawn: Treason Star Wars: Thrawn just $14.95 with Audible trial (8/31/2019) - An Audible trial lets you sample the latest adventure of Grand Admiral Thrawn at a great price.
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords Get Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic I & II for 75% off (9/19/2019) - Save now on two critically-acclaimed Star Wars games: Knights of the Old Republic and The Sith Lords.

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 link
A NEW DAWNJohn Jackson MillerSept. 2, 2014https://amzn.to/2QR3hnr
TARKINJames LucenoNov. 4, 2014https://amzn.to/2Didb9t
HEIR TO THE JEDIKevin HearneMarch 3, 2015https://amzn.to/2KWSlka
LORDS OF THE SITHPaul S. KempApril 28, 2015https://amzn.to/33pL6HW
DARK DISCIPLEChristie GoldenJuly 7, 2015https://amzn.to/2rsPubZ
AFTERMATHChuck WendigSept. 4, 2015https://amzn.to/37EeVrG
LOST STARSClaudia GraySept. 4, 2015https://amzn.to/2QVV6WS
BATTLEFRONT: TWILIGHT COMPANYAlexander FreedNov. 3, 2015https://amzn.to/2pQ08ci
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (film novelization)Alan Dean FosterJan. 15, 2016https://amzn.to/37GdhGc
BLOODLINEClaudia GrayMay 3, 2016https://amzn.to/34oXMjF
AFTERMATH: LIFE DEBTChuck WendigJuly 12, 2016https://amzn.to/2OMCVjV
AHSOKAE.K. JohnstonOct. 11, 2016https://amzn.to/2XNxIfN
CATALYST: A ROGUE ONE STORYJames LucenoNov. 15, 2016https://amzn.to/2OoupbW
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (film novelization)Alexander FreedDecember 2016https://amzn.to/2OnrwYD
AFTERMATH: EMPIRE’S ENDChuck WendigFeb. 21, 2017https://amzn.to/2DlaZ18
THRAWNTimothy ZahnApril 11, 2017https://amzn.to/2XO0nRX
GUARDIANS OF THE WHILLSGreg RuckaMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2L0qqjk
REBEL RISINGBeth RevisMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2Dkpq5w
BATTLEFRONT II: INFERNO SQUADChristie GoldenJuly 25, 2017https://amzn.to/2OmuKvE
PHASMADelilah S. DawsonSept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/2slfqH3
LEIA: PRINCESS OF ALDERAANClaudia GraySept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/34prfKu
FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW(Anthology)Oct. 3, 2017https://amzn.to/2OTD8Su
CANTO BIGHT(Anthology)Dec. 5, 2017https://amzn.to/2DgKUQT
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (film novelization)Jason FryMarch 6, 2018https://amzn.to/2pSZuuD
LAST SHOT: A HAN AND LANDO NOVELDaniel Jose OlderApril 17, 2018https://amzn.to/2qNN1sI
MOST WANTEDRae CarsonMay 25, 2018https://amzn.to/2L2Ba0L
THRAWN: ALLIANCESTimothy ZahnJuly 24, 2018https://amzn.to/2sm52if
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY: EXPANDED EDITION (film novelization)Mur LaffertySept. 4, 2018https://amzn.to/2Dj7yIr
QUEEN’S SHADOWE.K. JohnstonMarch 5, 2019https://amzn.to/2OnM0AF
MASTER AND APPRENTICEClaudia GrayApril 16, 2019https://amzn.to/2KXsVmS
ALPHABET SQUADRONAlexander FreedJune 11, 2019https://amzn.to/2R51X0v
THRAWN: TREASONTimothy ZahnJuly 23, 2019https://amzn.to/33oFhdY
STAR WARS MYTHS & FABLESGeorge MannAug. 1, 2019https://amzn.to/2tW4YGx
GALAXY’S EDGE: BLACK SPIREDelilah S. DawsonAug. 27, 2019https://amzn.to/33oFsGa
DOOKU: JEDI LOSTCavan ScottOct. 1, 2019https://amzn.to/2pYcbEE
JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: RESISTANCE REBORNRebecca RoanhorseNov. 5, 2019https://amzn.to/2DkB7cv
JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER: FORCE COLLECTORKevin ShinickNov. 19, 2019https://amzn.to/2sjgfjt
STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (film novelization)Rae CarsonMarch 17, 2020https://amzn.to/2OoI2HW
THRAWN: THE ASCENDANCY TRILOGY BOOK 1: CHAOS RISINGTimothy ZahnMay 5, 2020https://amzn.to/34uWOmg
QUEEN’S PERILE.K. JohnstonJune 2, 2020https://amzn.to/2Oq6MiU
SHADOW FALL: AN ALPHABET SQUADRON NOVELAlexander FreedJune 23, 2020https://amzn.to/2pYc5Ni
STAR WARS DARK LEGENDSGeorge MannJuly 28, 2020https://amzn.to/36Nd03j
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/36OzwbU
PROJECT LUMINOUS(Anthology?)2020TBA

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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."