Star Wars: The High Republic Chronological Reader’s Guide

Dive into the world of Star Wars: The High Republic with StarWars.com's list of essential stories.

Star Wars: The High Republic takes us back to the prime of the Jedi Order — centuries prior to the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, during a previously unseen era. A multi-platform publishing initiative with books and comics for all ages, the story introduces new heroes to cheer on, new worlds to explore, and new threats to face. There has never been anything like it before in the galaxy far, far away.

If you’re new to The High Republic or looking to fill in some gaps to your collection, StarWars.com has compiled a chronological guide to the tentpole stories told thus far, though The High Republic can also be read in release order or by format. However you choose to enjoy these tales, we’re glad you’re along for the ride. For light and life!

PHASE I: LIGHT OF THE JEDI

Star Wars: The High Republic: The Light of the Jedi

Light of the Jedi

By Charles Soule
Publisher: Del Rey
Release date: January 5, 2021

Star Wars: The High Republic: The Great Jedi Rescue

The Great Jedi Rescue

By Cavan Scott
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: January 5, 2021

Note that this story takes place concurrent with Light of the Jedi.

Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark

Into the Dark

By Claudia Gray
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: February 2, 2021

Note that this story takes place concurrent with Light of the Jedi.

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Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures (Ongoing Series)

By Daniel José Older (writer) and Harvey Tolibao (artist)
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Release date: February 3, 2021

Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage

A Test of Courage

By Justina Ireland
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: January 5, 2021

Marvel's Star Wars: The High Republic #1

Star Wars: The High Republic (Ongoing Series)

By Cavan Scott (writer) and Ario Anindito (artist)
Publisher: Marvel
Release date: September 7, 2021

Note that while this story begins after the events of A Test of Courage, subsequent issues take place throughout The High Republic.

The cover of The Monster of Temple Peak.

The High Republic Adventures: The Monster of Temple Peak (Limited Series)

By Cavan Scott (writer) and Rachel Stott (artist)
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Release date: August 11, 2021

The Edge of Balance cover

The Edge of Balance, Vol. 1

By Shima Shinya and Justina Ireland (writers) and Mizuki Sakakibara (artist)
Publisher: VIZ Media
Release date: September 7, 2021

Star Wars: The High Republic: The Rising Storm sover

The Rising Storm

By Cavan Scott
Publisher: Del Rey
Release date: June 29, 2021

Showdown at the Fair

By George Mann
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: October 5, 2021

Note that this story takes place concurrent with The Rising Storm.

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Race to Crashpoint Tower

By Daniel José Older
Publisher: Del Rey
Release date: June 29, 2021

Note that this story takes place concurrent with The Rising Storm.

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Trail of Shadows (5-Issue Miniseries)

By Daniel José Older (writer) and David Wachter (artist)
Publisher: Marvel
Release date: October 13, 2021

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Out of the Shadows

By Justina Ireland
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: July 27, 2021

Note that this story takes place concurrent with The Rising Storm.

Star Wars: The High Republic: Tempest Runner

Tempest Runner (Audiobook Original)

By Cavan Scott
Publisher: Del Rey
Release date: August 31, 2021

Justina Ireland's Mission to Disaster

Mission to Disaster

By Justina Ireland
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: January 4, 2022

Claudia Gray's The Fallen Star

The Fallen Star

By Claudia Gray
Publisher: Del Rey
Release date: January 4, 2022

Daniel José Older's  Midnight Horizon

Midnight Horizon

By Daniel José Older
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: February 2, 2022

Note that this story takes place concurrent with The Fallen Star.

Star Wars: The High Republic: The Battle for Starlight cover featuring Burryaga battling a rathtar.

The Battle for Starlight

By George Mann
Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
Release date: February 2, 2022

The Edge of Balance Volume 2

The Edge of Balance, Vol. 2

By Shima Shinya and Daniel José Older (writers) and Mizuki Sakakibara (artist)
Publisher: VIZ Media
Release date: February 22, 2022

Marvel's The High Republic: The Eye of the Storm

Eye of the Storm (2-Issue Miniseries)

By Charles Soule (writer) and Guillermo Sanna (artist)
Publisher: Marvel
Release date: January 12, 2022

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