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The list includes films, television episodes, novels, comic books, short stories, video games, and other promotional material. Lit the new mostly comprehensive clone wars lcanon. This new announcement is not lucasfilms opening gambit toward a plan that results in a new movie set in this timeline. Here are the best star wars books and book series ever written for the series, both new and old. These books are part of the original star wars expanded universe, and follow an internally consistent timeline.

And yes i know that the expanded universe has a lot of books as well but today i am just talking the new disney canon timeline. With the recent acquisition of lucasfilm by disney and the promise of a new unified canon lead by the lucasfilm story group, i had a renewed interest for the star wars storyline at large. See more of ignoring disneys star wars canon on facebook. Episode i the phantom menace, lucasfilm has divided its titles by fictional era with symbols designating such. It was renamed star wars legends, and considered sort of an alternate timeline to the main events of the star wars saga, similar to what happens in comic book series. He truly came alive in the expanded universe, and the bounty hunter war trilogy was his. This is a list of novels considered canon in the new continuity of star wars.

The tiein novels are still being published, but theyre not part of the official canon. On star wars, a gamefaqs message board topic titled where did the idea of expanded universe being canon come from. If you buy something using a link on this page, forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Quigon jinn and obiwan kenobi as the two jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future in the first canon star wars novel to take place before the events of star wars. This rebuilt universe will be closely monitored by the official star wars. A definitive legends clone wars timeline was never established by lucasfilm. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. We are primarily a source of discussion and news for anything involving the star wars expanded universe legends or story group canon. This is the realtime chronological novel publishing timeline.

Star wars armor cosplayers inspired the mandalorian. It is not for comics or short stories in legends continuity. As regards the ongoing controversy over the disney universe and the expanded universe, this page which is an extension of the star wars expanded universe timeline website regards the latter as canon and the former as infinities, though it. The force awakens, the expanded universe was no longer considered canon. There is a whole galaxy of books about star wars, hundreds of them, if were counting the eu expanded universe. Young readers books are almost always an adaptation of a previously released piece of content. 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.

This timeline is organized chronologically and in six different categories. This body of work represents the original star wars expanded universe, which was rebranded as star wars legends and declared non canon to the franchise in april 2014. To be honest, ive never tried to reconcile the original legends clone war timeline with tcw, so have always kept them kind of seperate on my personal. The eu began in 1978 with the release of splinter of. These books are considered history and the material that occurs in these stories is officially part of the star wars timeline. The expanded universe, or eu, is the moniker for the entire body of work that comprises the stories set in the star wars universe ranging from novels, comics, cartoons, short stories, young adult books, television shows. Music sounded legit had its own soundtrack, had a book gamecomic, the bridge between esb and rotj, marketed as if. From the adventures of luke skywalker in december 1976 to the latest novel, this timeline tracks the month and year of every star wars novel excluding childrens and graphic novels published.

New movies and other stories arent based on these books, and will sometimes contradict them. Star wars just nuked its entire expanded universe the. The best books from the old star wars expanded universe. The new star wars expanded novel universe that includes all star wars novels and media created after the legends rebranding of the old eu. Return to a time of great upheaval in the galaxy, the final years of the republic, in this anthology based on the beloved animated series. If youre new to star wars books in general, you might want to check out this piece by a fellow rioter on where to start, but this list is a good starting point into what i think are the best star wars books. Up until disney acquired lucasfilm in 2012, the expanded universe i. Expanded universe star wars books and comics as quasi canon, or non.

Characters from across the expanded universe reappear for a whos who of. 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. Timeline novel publishing timeline star wars books. Explore the rstarwars subreddit on imgur, the best place to discover awesome images and gifs. The hugely complicated star wars timeline from all the canon movies, tv shows, comics, and novels explained. To make this list a little easier to follow, i will list the books as they take place throughout the canon movie timeline all movies will be in bold. The clone wars battle tales is a canon trade paperback that collects the fivepart comic book series star wars adventures. Many of my friends began to ask me questions about the new star wars. The canon timeline collects only hardback novels falling under the new star wars canon since the april 25th announcement. Star wars expanded universe book collection youtube. Below are our picks of the best star wars books from both the legends timeline and current canon. The star wars legends books included an entirely different timeline of events in the postreturn of the jedi world, including han and leia getting married and having twins, the formation of the new republic and new characters like mara jade.

Where did the idea of expanded universe being canon come. The star wars expanded universe timeline home facebook. New canon the newly standardized star wars canon includes all the movie episodes, the clone wars and rebels tv shows, and new books since. Best new star wars canon books 98 books this story was written in collaboration with forbes finds. Easy explanation is the legends timeline is the original and the.

Novels and novelizations are separated, as are junior novels and junior novelizations. The best star wars novels from the new canon and legends. For purists, the other pages on this site remain free of post20 stories. Heres my ranking of 31 individual books and multi book series in the star wars universe, minus the movie. May the fourth be with you as we explore my collection of star wars expanded universe novels. Feel the force around you with our timeline detailing every jedi knight ever in the star wars canon universe.

Still on the hunt for their kidnapped parents, milo and lina graf head to lothal in search of an ally. This is a timeline for books considered canon in the new continuity. I am not the owner of any of the content in this video other. All were dutifully added into the star wars canon as part of the socalled expanded universe. As of april 25, 2014, the only previously published materials that are considered canon are the six star wars films and the star wars. Star wars comic shows how boba fett can return for the. Where did the idea of expanded universe being canon come from. Disney has set about creating its own expanded universe.

This timeline is intended to list narrativebased canon media by an in universe chronology. The 10 best star wars legends books, ranked screenrant. All the star wars books released after 2014, when disney started releasing books that fell into the official star wars universe. It is a dark time in a galaxy far, far away when the parents of milo and lina graf are abducted by agents of the evil empire, the children must undertake a perilous journey across adventures in wild space. The ultimate guide to reading the star wars books reedsy. For those puzzled as to why the postdisney buyout titles would be included on a star wars eu timeline, the complete saga page follows the one canon approach, which permits any story that reasonably fits into the expanded universe on the timeline. If you watch rebels but havent read star wars books or comics. Boba fett captured the imaginations of star wars fans after empire strikes back, but mandalorian mania really took off after the prequels. This spinoff material is licensed and moderated by lucasfilm, though during his involvement with the franchise george lucas reserved the right to both draw from and contradict it in his own works. Its time for disney and marvel to bring back a character or two from its expanded universe.

Star wars has been expanded to media other than the original films. What is the expanded universe and why is continuity such a major issue. The clone wars television series and film, while the expanded universe is no longer. You have to take into account that there are now 2 timelines with everything all media star wars. Welcome to the star wars expanded universe subreddit. Why disney blew up more than 30 years of star wars canon.

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