High Republic Round-up: Panels, interviews, Grandmasters, droids and exclusive fiction!

  • Issue one of Star Wars: The High Republic isn’t even released yet and has already gone to a second printing. Click here to see the second printing cover which has a final order cut-off date of this Monday, 21st December, coming out 27th January 2021.
  • Lucasfilm announced an exciting virtual Star Wars The High Republic panel on 4 January 2021, at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT. Make a date in your diary to join me, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, Charles Soule, Michael Siglain and host Kristen Baver for discussion, news and even more announcements. Here are the full details.
  • Star Wars Insider #199 went on sale including a special interview with the five of us, previews of Light of the Jedi, A Test of Courage and Star Wars: The High Republic #1, plus an exclusive High Republic short story by Charles.
  • Daniel and I were interviewed on the Star Wars website about our two Star Wars: The High Republic comics. We gave the run down of both books, Starlight Beacon, the villains, and how we worked in collaboration both on the comics and on the initiative as a whole. Read the interview here.
  • Polygon revealed two colour pages of Star Wars: The High Republic #1 featuring an appearance by Yoda himself. In the accompanying interview I reveal info about Avar Kriss, the Grandmasters of the Jedi Council (plural) and point out a call-back to a classic Kenner Cantina set. Find out more here.
  • io9 posted a three part interview with the Star Wars: The High Republic crew where we discuss our reaction to The Acolyte, how we gave our Jedi as many different viewpoints as possible, and the challenge of writing Star Wars in a time of peace. You can jump to all three parts from here.

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