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This is a list of Star Wars comics, comic books set in the fictional Star Wars universe. Lucasfilm's now-corporate sibling Marvel Comics, which published Star Wars comics from 1977 to 1986, are once again publishing Star Wars titles that started in 2015. Dark Horse Comics owned the license to publish Star Wars comics from Lucasfilm exclusively from 1991 to 2014. Comics published prior to 2015 have been rebranded as non-canon with the designation Legends.
BBY stands for years before the Battle of Yavin, which occurred during Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. ABY stands for years after the Battle of Yavin.
All film and television adaptations are canon except on the parts where they divert from the films.
|Title||Publishing Date||Placement in Timeline||Author|
|Solo: A Star Wars Story #1-7||October 2018-April 2019||13-10 BBY||Robbie Thompson|
|Rogue One: A Star Wars Story #1-6||April-September 2017||0 BBY||Jody Houser|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens #1-6||June-November 2016||34 ABY||Chuck Wendig|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi #1-6||May-September 2018||34 ABY||Gary Whitta|
|Disney Lucasfilm Press|
|Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy (graphic novel adaptation)||April 2017||32 BBY-19 BBY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Solo: A Star Wars Story (graphic novel adaptation)||March 2019||13 BBY-10 BBY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (graphic novel adaptation)||December 2017||0 BBY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Star Wars: The Original Trilogy (graphic novel adaptation)||March 2016||0 BBY-4 ABY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Star Wars: The Force Awakens (graphic novel adaptation)||August 2017||34 ABY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi (graphic novel adaptation)||September 2018||34 ABY||Alessandro Ferrari|
|Joe Books Ltd|
|Star Wars: A New Hope Cinestory Comic||October 2017||0 BBY-0 ABY|
|Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Cinestory Comic||August 2018||3 ABY|
|Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Cinestory Comic||September 2018||4 ABY|
|Title||Publishing Date||Placement in Timeline||Episodes Adapted|
|Joe Books Ltd|
|Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion Cinestory Comic||August 2017||5 BBY||Season 1, Episodes 1-6|
|Star Wars Rebels: Path of the Jedi Cinestory Comic||November 2017||4 BBY||Season 1, Episodes 8-10, 12-13|
|Maul: A Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic||February 2018||3 BBY-2 BBY||Season 2, Episodes 21-22; Season 3, Episodes 3, 11 and 20|
|Star Wars Forces of Destiny: May the Force Be with Us Cinestory Comic||August 2018||Various|
|Grand Admiral Thrawn: A Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic||January 2019||2 BBY-0 BBY|
|Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Strength and Hope Cinestory Comic||February 2019||Various|
|Star Wars Rebels: Ahsoka Cinestory Comic||August 2019||4 BBY-1 BBY|
|Era||Title||Publishing Date||Issue / Arc||Placement in Timeline||Author(s)|
|Age of Republic||Star Wars: Darth Maul #1-5||February-July 2017||
||Pre-32 BBY||Cullen Bunn|
|Episode I: The Phantom Menace|
|Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin #1-5||January-May 2016||29 BBY||Charles Soule|
|Episode II: Attack of the Clones|
|Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu #1-5||August-December 2017||22 BBY||Matt Owens|
|The Clone Wars (film)|
|The Clone Wars (TV series)|
|Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir #1-4
||19 BBY||Jeremy Barlow|
|Episode III: Revenge of the Sith|
|Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #1-25, 1 annual||June 2017-December 2018||
||19 BBY-14 BBY||Charles Soule
Chuck Wendig (Annual #2)
|Star Wars: Thrawn #1-6||February 2018-July 2018||11 BBY-2 BBY||Jody Houser|
|Lando: Double or Nothing #1-5||May 2018-September 2018||Approx. 10 BBY||Rodney Barnes|
|Star Wars: Beckett one-shot||August 2018||Approx. 10 BBY||Gerry Duggan|
|Solo: A Star Wars Story|
|Han Solo: Imperial Cadet #1-5||November 2018-March 2019||Between 13 BBY and 10 BBY (concurrently to Solo: A Star Wars Story)||Robbie Thompson|
|Age of Rebellion||Star Wars Rebels|
|Star Wars: Kanan #1-12||April 2015-March 2016||
During events of
Star Wars Rebels
|Star Wars: Rogue One - Cassian & K-2SO Special one-shot||August 2017||Pre-0 BBY||Duane Swierczynski|
|Rogue One: A Star Wars Story|
|Episode IV: A New Hope|
|Star Wars: Princess Leia #1-5||March-June 2015||0 ABY||Mark Waid|
|Star Wars: Chewbacca #1-5||October-December 2015||0 ABY||Gerry Duggan|
|Star Wars: Han Solo #1-5||June-November 2016||0 ABY||Marjorie Liu|
|Star Wars #1-75,
||0 ABY-1 ABY
Issues #1-25 parallel to
Star Wars: Darth Vader.
Issues #26-75 parallel to
|Jason Aaron (Issues #1-37)
Kieron Gillen (Annual #1, Issues #38-67)
Greg Pak (Issues #68-present)
Kelly Thompson (Annual #2)
Jason Latour (Annual #3)
Cullen Bunn (Annual #4)
|Star Wars: Darth Vader #1-25,
|February 2015-October 2016||
Star Wars #1-25.
|Star Wars: Vader Down
Star Wars and Darth Vader crossover event.
||0 ABY||Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen|
|Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #1-40, 3 annuals||December 2016-present||
Star Wars #26-75.
|Kieron Gillen (Issues #1-19)
Simon Spurrier (Issues #14-present)
|Star Wars: Screaming Citadel
Star Wars and Doctor Aphra crossover event.
||0 ABY||Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Storms of Crait one-shot||December 2017||Between 0 ABY and 3 ABY||Ben Acker and Ben Blacker|
|Star Wars: Lando #1-5||July-October 2015||Between 0 ABY and 3 ABY||Charles Soule|
|Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back|
|Episode VI: Return of the Jedi|
|Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1-4||September-October 2015||4 ABY||Greg Rucka|
|Age of Resistance||Star Wars Special: C-3PO: The Phantom Limb one-shot||April 2016||33 ABY||James Robinson|
|Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1-31, 2 annuals||April 2016-September 2018||
||33-34 ABY||Charles Soule
Robert Thompson (Annual #1)
Jody Houser (Annual #2)
|Episode VII: The Force Awakens|
|Star Wars: Captain Phasma #1-4||September 2017||34 ABY||Kelly Thompson|
|Star Wars: The Last Jedi - DJ: Most Wanted one-shot||January 2018||34 ABY||Ben Acker and Ben Blacker|
|Episode VIII: The Last Jedi|
|Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker|
Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down is a trade paperback published by IDW Publishing that debuted in December 2017 as a Loot Crate exclusive. It will be reprinted as a three-issue miniseries beginning in November 2018, with a reprint of the trade paperback arriving in June 2019. The comic consists of a main story titled "Destroyer Down," and a back-up story titled "The Ghost Ship." Both stories were written by Scott Beatty.
Star Wars Forces of Destiny is an anthology miniseries published by IDW Publishing that debuted in 2018. It ran for five issues and focuses on the female characters of the franchise. Authors include Jody Houser, Delilah S. Dawson, Elsa Charretier, Beth Revis, and Devin Grayson. All five comics will be collected in a single volume in April 2018.
Star Wars: Age of Republic is an anthology miniseries published by Marvel Comics that debuted in December 2018. It ran for nine issues written by Jody Houser, and served as the first part of the larger Age of maxiseries.Age of Republic was collected into two volumes, Villians and Heroes released on May 21 and 28, 2019, respectively. Villians collects Darth Maul, Jango Fett, Special, Count Dooku, and General Grievous; Heroes collects Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Padmé Amidala.
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion is an anthology miniseries published by Marvel Comics that debuted in April 2019. It ran for nine issues written by Greg Pak and drawn by Chris Sprouse, and served as the second part of the larger Age of maxiseries.Age of Rebellion will be collected into two volumes, Heroes and Villains that will release on August 20 and September 3, 2019, respectively. Heroes collects Princess Leia, Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, and Luke Skywalker; Villains collects Grand Moff Tarkin, Special, Boba Fett, Jabba the Hutt, and Darth Vader.
Star Wars: Age of Resistance is an anthology miniseries published by Marvel Comics that debuted in July 2019. It will run for nine issues written by Tom Taylor and drawn by Leonard Kirk, and serves as the third and final part of the larger Age of maxiseries.Age of Resistance will be collected into two volumes, Heroes and Villians that will release on November 26 and December 3, 2019, respectively. Heroes collects Finn, Special, Poe Dameron, Rose Tico and Rey; Villians collects Captain Phasma, General Hux, Supreme Leader Snoke, and Kylo Ren.
The Star Wars Rebels comic strips are set in-between episodes of the Disney XD television show of the same name. The first 37 strips were published in the monthly Germany, UK, and U.S.A. Star Wars Rebels Magazine issues, which debuted in January 2015. The UK and U.S.A. versions were discontinued in 2016, with the German version being discontinued in 2017. Starting with #38, the strips are now published in the bimonthly German magazine Star Wars Rebels Animation. Trade paperback volumes have also been released in Germany and France.
All comics from this magazine were written by Martin Fisher and Jeremy Barlow.
All comics from this magazine were written by Alec Worley.
In September 2015, multinational food and beverage company Nestlé released two animated webcomics as part of a licensed Star Wars-themed promotional campaign for The Force Awakens. Adapted from the novels The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure by Jason Fry and Smuggler's Run: A Han Solo & Chewbacca Adventure by Greg Rucka, the two animated comics were originally offered exclusively on the now-defunct Nestlé Comics website by typing a digital code featured on every box of Nestlé cereals.
The comics listed here are licensed by Disney, but were not released by Marvel or Disney-Lucasfilm Press. Their canonical status is disputed due to some minor changes made to the story due to cultural interpretation.
Star Wars: Weapon of a Jedi is a four-part German comic adaptation of the Jason Fry novel of the same name by Alec Worley. The comics are available in Issues #19-22 of Star Wars Magazin, published by Panini Comics. A trade paperback volume is set to be released in March 2018. It is currently unknown if there will be an English translation. Set in the Rise of the Empire Era, between Episode IV: A New Hope and Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
Star Wars: Smuggler's Run is a four-part German comic adaptation of the Greg Rucka novel of the same name by Alec Worley. The comics are available in Issues #1-4 of Das Star Wars Universum, published by Panini Comics. It is currently unknown if there will be an English translation. Set in the Rise of the Empire Era, between Episode IV: A New Hope and Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
The Legends story-lines are not considered part of the canon.
4,000 BBY - 3,999 BBY
Long after Yavin
This is a list of Star Wars comic book writers. It covers those who have written for series, one-shots, film adaptations, and comics from Star Wars Tales.
All are direct adaptations of the films or canonical from canonical novels.
Produced before Disney.
The comics listed here are licensed by Disney, but were not released by Marvel or Disney-Lucasfilm Press. Their canonical status is disputed due to some minor changes made to the story due to cultural interpretation but all are film adaptations.
Star Wars: Story Before the Force Awakens is a webcomic adaptation of the original trilogy by Korean artist and writer Hong Jac-ga. The strips were translated to English and have been made available worldwide on Line Webtoon.The Story Before the Force Awakens spans the "Rise of the Empire Era" and the "Rebellion Era".
The comics listed here are licensed by Disney, but were not released by Marvel or Disney-Lucasfilm Press. Their canonical status is disputed due to some minor changes made to the story due to cultural interpretation, but all adapt canonical novels.
Star Wars: Lost Stars is a webcomic adaptation of the Claudia Gray novel of the same name by Japanese artist and writer Komiyama Yuusaku. The strips debuted May 4, 2017 on the Japanese version of Line Webtoon. A trade paperback will be released in December 2017, with an English translation to be released in May 2018. Spans the Rise of the Empire Era, the Rebellion Era, and the New Republic Era, from approximately 11 years before Episode IV: A New Hope to 1 year after Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.
Star Wars: Leia, Princess of Alderaan is a webcomic adaptation of the Claudia Gray novel of the same name by Japanese artist Komiyama Yusaku. The strips are set to debut in June 2018 on the Japanese version of Line Webtoon. Set approximately three years before Episode IV: A New Hope.
Star Wars: Lords of the Sith and Star Wars: Heir to the Jedi are Japanese comic adaptations of the novels by the same names. The comics will be published by Line Webtoon and feature art submitted by AOKI, winner of a fan contest. Both comics will debut in 2018.