Tarkin is a canon original novel, set in the prequel era, written by james luceno. Basically, the del rey timeline is a star wars book lovers dream. The lucasfilm story group coordinates all new stories, including the films, to prevent contradictions between them. Sith book, jedi code, star wars book set by daniel wallace aug 12, 2014. May 04, 2020 comedian joe list paints an avantgarde ghost town the bob ross challenge. March 2015, heir to the jedi, kevin hearne, del rey books, 0 aby, yes. What casual fans may not know is that all of these productions and publications are now officially part of the new canon, meaning that they are included in the fictional history of that galaxy far, far away. Our host of imprintsincluding ballantine bantam dell, del reyspectra, the dial press, lucasbooks, the modern. And at the feet of its wise masters, lanoree brock learned the mysteries and methods of the forceand found her calling as one of its most powerful disciples.
Star wars canon timeline aug 2019 kenobi series update. As recently as 2017, novels based on deep space nine and. Star wars expanded universe eulegends contradictions. Mercy kill summer 2012 there would be 2 wraith squadrons but that neither. Publisher del rey responsible for many of the canon books updated the timeline on their website to include both last shot and solo. A new hope and the empire strikes back and features luke skywalker, princess leia. With episodes vii, viii, and ix on the horizon, del rey is proud to present the first wave of novels that are part of the official star wars film canon, created in collaboration with the newly formed lucasfilm story group. The newly standardized star wars canon includes all the movie episodes, the clone wars and rebels tv shows, and new books since 2014. This is a timeline for books considered canon in the new continuity. I created an uptodate 2020 canon novel timeline del rey. Stay current on everything star wars with this growing timeline. Live recording of the a new dawn star wars books panel by del rey at new york comic con. It was published on september 04, 2015, by del rey as part of the aftermath trilogy, journey to the force awakens.
How in the world did you came to the conclusion that rey died in tfa. Feb 26, 2020 back in 1999, when the publishing rights to star wars books changed hands from ballentine to del rey, the new series was rebranded as star wars. Del rey debuts interactive star wars books timeline. Resistance, and the longawaited debut of star wars. Since 2014, the official star wars canon includes all of the. For example, droids are referred to as mechanicals, yoda was blue, and ben and owen were brothers. Lets talk about the novels, comics, short stories, tv shows, movies, and reference books. The rise of skywalker novel, poe dameron, general leia organa, rey, and finn must struggle to rebuild the resistance after their defeat at the hands of the first order in star wars. Release date hardcover hidden release date countdown. Luckily, we had a nice surplus of cattabs to help us keep everything organized. Dawn of the jedi is an american comic book series set in the star wars universe. They made me feel hopeful, and that i could root for everybody. What is the best order to binge watch all nine star wars. Yoda was almost played by a monkey, and other weird star wars facts.
A crash of fate takes place months after the hosnian cataclysm, which is dated to 34 aby by star wars. How disney killed the most interesting thing about star wars. A mostly complete star wars canon timeline nerdist. Lucasfilm is considering releasing a 3d blu ray set of the star wars prequels when they release the 3d blu ray of the force awakens this fall. A paperback edition of tarkin was released on june 30, 2015, and the novel was later included in the 2015 book the rise of the. This timeline is organized chronologically and in six different categories. Since disney bought lucasfilm in 2012, there has been a substantial amount of new star wars material, including comic books, novels, tv series, and games. Del rey releases digitized timeline of star wars novels.
This timeline constitutes a mutimedia of films, tv episodes, novels, short stories, comics, young adult novels, and childrens books and comics. I am not the owner of any of the content in this video other. As of november 2019, approximately 850 novels, short story anthologies, novelizations, and omnibus editions, have been published novels based on star trek, the next generation, voyager, and discovery, are in print. She comes across bb8 in the desert and reluctantly takes him in after chasing off the alien critter trying to claim him for resale on junkyard ebay. We are primarily a source of discussion and news for anything involving the star wars expanded universe legends or story group canon.
Yodas secret war, by jason aaron, salvador larroca, kelly thompson, and emilio laiso though presented as a flashback, this 2017 story is the first one to take us back to a time prior to episode i, even if just. Ryder windham disney lucasfilm press 5 bby september 2014 a new dawn. After disney purchased lucasfilm in 2012, the official star wars canon was reset. A complete list of all fulllength star wars novels in chronological order. The high republic, initially promoted as project luminous, is a subseries of the star wars media franchise set during the high republic subera of the age of republic, set 200 years before the events of the skywalker saga and 800 years after the fall of the old republic. It is set in the earliest days of the jedi order, beginning in 36,453 bby before the battle of yavin. Star wars novel timeline swbookzone shows star wars book.
The journal of master gnostdural chronicle books chapter eight. It chronicles the origins of grand admiral thrawn, a popular character originating from the star wars legends line of works, which were declared noncanon to the franchise after lucasfilm redefined star wars continuity in april 2014. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. It could be a movie, show, game, book, comic, whatever medium youd want to tell your story in. Timeline lists star wars novels only, not comic books or young adult novels. In 1999, star wars book publishing moved from bantam spectra to del rey books. Young readers books are almost always an adaptation of a previously released piece of content.
And as you may have heard, we have adjusted the onsale date of the book, by two weeks. Star trek has a fiftytwo year history of tiein fiction, beginning with the 1967 publication of james blishs star trek 1. This reboot cleaned up the entire timeline, with at the time of the announcement only the 6 movies and the clone wars cartoon film and television series now existing as official canon. August 29, 2019 since disney bought lucasfilm in 2012, there has been a substantial amount of new star wars material, including comic books, novels, tv series, and games. Star wars books in the del rey star wars books panel. Inuniverse, the initiating event of the subfranchise is the great disaster involving the antagonistic. Rey finds bits of junk in a crashed star destroyer, which she trades for frivolous luxuries like food. A new series set between 25 and 30 years after the original films, the new jedi order 19992003, was written by multiple authors and introduced a new threat.
Founded in 1925, random house is the proud publishing house of the worlds most acclaimed storytellers, thought leaders, and innovators. Del reys updated canon timeline as seen in master and. Supplemented with the timeline, del rey posted a short announcement about the online system on the star wars books facebook page. Galaxys edge, which is also placed in 34 aby by a timeline shown at d23 2019. This is a place to discuss any and all things about the books. The content of the page may change dramatically as the product release approaches and more information becomes available. First, a rey and kylo ren movie set in the wbw after tros, and a book about palpatine and the sith eternal from the prequel era to the sequel era. The future star wars novels from disney publishing worldwide and del rey books will now be part of the official star wars canon as reflected on upcoming tv and movie screens. This page contains information about a confirmed future group of books. Del rey is a sciencefiction and fantasy imprint of random house.
Simple list of star wars books in order of when they take place, with sidebyside timelines for legends and the new canon. The star wars novelizations of the original trilogy are considered canon where they align with the films which means they add no new canon material and actually contain content that is not canon. The bantam novels, which would be all star wars novels from the 1990s, were and are the pinnacle of star wars storytelling for me. Tarkin is a canon novel written by james luceno which was published by del rey on november 4, 2014. Star wars rey skywalker plan shows just how much went wrong. Updated regularly, with new releases and upcoming titles highlightesd. Episode iii revenge of the sith, and it focuses on wilhuff tarkin and how he became a grand moff.
This rebuilt universe will be closely monitored by the official star wars storygroup. Canon 2014 present since 2014, the official star wars canon includes all of the movie episodes, the clone wars film and the television shows star wars. Solos place in official star wars timeline confirmed. Thrawn also known simply as thrawn is a star wars novel by timothy zahn, published on april 11, 2017 by del rey books. If youre new, and want to learn more about the expanded universe, you can find a few links in the sidebar that may be helpful. For those wondering how these new arrivals fit into the preexisting lore, theyve now been added to the official star wars timeline. Oct 06, 2019 between the galaxys edge experience opening at disney parks this summer, the final season of disney channels star wars. The rise of skywalker details a story group meeting that took place in 2014, in which pablo hidalgo talked about reys role, saying he liked the idea that shes going to be our skywalker, but shes not a skywalker and so the last name is really a metaphor. What casual fans may not know is that all of these productions and publications are now officially part of the new canon, meaning that they are included in the. I rushed through this one just so i could move on to the next book in the timeline, which fortunately should be a more canon one.
The best star wars books and comics of the disney era. The first star wars novel was published in 1976 in the decades since, dozens of books set in the galaxy far, far away have been released, stories for all ages starring the likes of luke. They began as an imprint of ballantine books in 1977. Star wars novel timeline an up to date list of the star wars novels in chronological order. Community content is available under ccbysa unless otherwise noted. Instead, shes watched her heroes disappear one after another in the name of freedom, leaving her behind. The sequel to zahns 2007 novel allegiance, it is set between the events of the films star wars. I highly recommend that you go back and rewatch tfa because she never died. Welcome to the star wars expanded universe subreddit.
Novels and novelizations are separated, as are junior novels and junior novelizations. A red saber, unsheathed in the an unexpected offer threatens the bond between quigon jinn and obiwan kenobi as the two jedi. Swdatapad is the ultimate chronological timeline and release date. The imprint is responsible for most of random houses sciencefiction publications, including all of their star wars books with the exception of novels published between 1991 and 1999, which are still reprinted as bantam spectra books. Unfortunately, as the movies started up again, these diverse and beloved stories did not fit into the official star wars timeline anymore. Second, why are some canon books like queens shadow not listed on the del rey timeline.
Aftermath is a canon original novel, set in the sequel era, written by chuck wendig. Disney publishing worldwide has unveiled a new line of star wars prose, to be published with del rey books. In 1991, del rey books launched a new novel from author timothy zahn. From several years ago, at a star wars celebration in orlando, when this exceedingly kind gentleman visited us to inquire about the tragedy of darth plagueis the wise. On the planet tython, the ancient jedaii order was founded. Delve into the history of the sinister count dooku in this audio original set in a galaxy far far away. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. Choices of one is a star wars novel written by zahn, released by del rey on july 19, 2011. Dec 27, 2019 from splinter of the minds eye del rey, 1978 and the marvel comic series in the late 70s all the way up to crucible del rey, 20 and the star wars. The novel is set in 14 bby, five years after the events of star wars. This is based on del rey s timeline as seen in resistance reborn the latest star wars book to be published by del rey, thus my order will not contradict theirs. And in 2014, to much fan protest, they were designated. Apr 25, 2014 disney, del rey to launch new star wars book line.
The canon timeline collects only hardback novels falling under the new star wars canon since the april 25th announcement. Unlike most large franchises, the current storytelling universe for star wars, a. The series, published by dark horse comics, is written by john ostrander, pencilled by jan duursema, inked by dan parsons, and colored by wes dzioba. Its like its not really a star wars novel but something from another similar series, that someone stamped with star wars to try to get more sales. Jason fry disney lucasfilm press book 1 of the star wars rebels. Every major event in chronological order by richard edwards 04 may 2020 the hugely complicated star wars timeline from all the canon movies, tv shows, comics, and novels. To me, i felt betrayed as a fan when the del rey novels started killing major characters, and turning others into facaads of what they once were. Star wars rebels and more at san diego comiccon 2014 updated. The main star wars book, in both iterations it recently relaunched to reorient its timeline, now taking place immediately after empire strikes back, having first launched in 2014 as being set.
In the del rey star wars books panel today editoratlarge shelly shapiro hinted that in aaron allstons upcoming xwing. The only rule is that it cannot contradict or rewrite an existing canon story. This ebook sampler is the perfect way to prepare for the next exciting era of star wars storytelling. This list does not include most young readers books or short novellas. This novel serves as a prequel to the animated series rebels. If it werent for her luck, grit, and skill, chass na chadic would long ago have found the martyrdom she chases across the battlefields of the galaxy. The online timeline is of course a useful asset because it allows readers to determine which book they would like to read, based on where it is situated on this, easy to digest, guide. A crash of fate must therefore also be set in 34 aby. The rise of skywalker novel, poe dameron, general leia organa, rey, and finn must struggle to rebuild the resistance after their defeat at. Apr 25, 2014 the future star wars novels from disney publishing worldwide and del rey books will now be part of the official star wars canon as reflected on upcoming tv and movie screens. Lucasfilm reveals official timeline of the star wars saga. Disney and del rey announce new unified canon for upcoming. Solo is a lot more fun than other star wars movies. The clone wars, star wars rebels, and star wars resistance, as well as any books, comics, and video games published after april 2014.316 1216 32 365 680 1444 317 101 94 437 1513 1046 1412 63 776 313 878 835 1181 604 1195 42 604 125 1063 1253 486 952 1295 868 1369 451 661 205 263 438 280 529 78 62 412 1083 1023 153 247