Panel Discussion

By Abby, Pranks, Beka, and Livi

As is the case with most of Star Wars’ universe, the galaxy of Star Wars comics is a big one. Starting all the way back in 1977 with Marvel’s original 107 issue run, comics have long played a significant part in developing new canon and telling stories in the universe. Now, with the license having returned after legacy with Dark Horse Comics, Marvel is working overtime to expand that already massive back catalog with new canon. There are currently almost twenty ongoing and short series books, ranging from short form character studies to sprawling chapters of a rapidly evolving universe. Like most of the new canon material, Star Wars comics are lovingly made – the inarguably talented people behind these stories like Star Wars a whole lot.

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By Olivia


It’s no secret that we’re in the middle of something of a renaissance in terms of Star Wars books. Aftermath and associated titles have been far better than they have any right to be, and high profile fantasy authors like Ken Liu are also going to be contributing to the established canon (I am SO excited for his take on Luke Skywalker). So it’s only fair, I think, that Star Wars fans travel in the other direction, too: take a look outside of the galaxy far, far away and into the worlds imagined by other writers. There’s so many amazing sci fi books out there right now- plenty to tide us over until The Last Jedi and associated materials come out!

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I Like Your Egg, or, You Know Too Much About Star Wars

By Olivia

—Warning: the following contains mild plot spoilers for Poe Dameron #1-5—

Too much in Star Wars is explained.

There, I’ve said it. My dark and dirty Star Wars secret, the thing that keeps me up at night when I consider my place on the Pods team. The crack in my being that proves I am not a True Star Wars Fan.

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