Charles Soule
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Charles Soule

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Charles Soule
I have a responsibility to make this feel as epic and as notable and as real as anything that I experienced with Star Wars. The stories that meant so much to me, this should mean as much to anybody else.

Since he began writing in a galaxy far, far away with 2015’s Lando miniseries for Marvel Comics, Soule has written some of the most monumental, galaxy-altering, jaw-dropping stories to hit the shelves.

“I think the easiest way to distill the way I approach telling a Star Wars story is to not approach it as fiction,” Charles Soule said in an interview with What the Force. “I approach every opportunity I have to write a Star Wars story I write as part of an overarching history, or mythology. . . I try to make sure everything I write feel like it is part of the history of the Roman Empire, or World War II, or things that actually happened. Because, the way I grew up, Star Wars was real to me, as real as any historical narrative you could name. I have a responsibility to make this feel as epic and as notable and as real as anything that I experienced with Star Wars. The stories that meant so much to me, this should mean as much to anybody else.”

And his stories have done exactly that.


With his first full-length prose Star Wars novel coming with The High Republic: Light of the Jedi, Soule is taking his first step into a larger world—and we couldn’t be more excited! He has cemented his legacy as among the greatest Star Wars writers of all time with his work for Marvel Comics—writing the cataclysmic titles like The Rise of Kylo Ren and Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith. His work brings tremendous gravitas and gut wrenching tragedy in a way that is virtually unparalleled in tie-in fiction.

His understanding of Star Wars as a tragic mythology certainly comes through on the page as he steps out on limbs that make us say “Can he do that?!” time and time again.

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Books in this Collection

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Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Lando: Trade Paperback

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Alex Maleev
What have we here? From creators Charles Soule and Alex Maleev, Lando is a Marvel miniseries from 2015, set before The Empire Strikes Back. At the time, the only stories centered around Lando were the Neil L Smith books from the 80s, which were certainly some of the weirder SW books. This story is also the best Lobot story you didn’t know you needed. Soule wove together an incredible cast of both new and familiar characters. It’s at its core a heist story, but is also perfectly spooky. It’s got romance. It’s got rogues. It’s got betrayal. It’s got bounty hunters. It’s about smugglers and it’s also about Sith. It’ll surprise you, delight you, and break your heart.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Obi-Wan & Anakin: (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Marco Chechetto
In this Marvel miniseries, we get a glimpse at a mission wherein Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, receive a distress call to a remote snowy planet where two factions wage war for dominance. Written by masterful comics writer Charles Soule, this series provides something quite rare for Star Wars canon publishing–a Jedi team dispatched on a mission to preserve peace for the galaxy. It’s not a part of a larger galactic war, but a more localized story to a lone planet and two Jedi struggling to form a bond after the Force brought them together.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 1: Black Squadron (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Chris Eliopoulos, Charles Soule
Artwork by
Chris Eliopoulos, Phil Noto, Phil Noto
The Force Awakens introduced fans to the best pilot in the Galaxy—the Resistance's X-Wing pilot, Poe Dameron. In this, his ongoing comics series set in the months leading up to Episide VII, we get introduced to to the full cast of characters who comprise Black Squadron. We also meet Agent Terrix, Poe's arch nemesis, a high-ranking First Order officer with a complex backstory explored throughout the series. Not to mention BB-8's wonderful role as Poe's sidekick!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 2: The Gathering Storm (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Phil Noto
Picking up where Poe Dameron Volume I: Black Squadron leaves off, this next installment collects Issues 8-13 of Charles Soule's Marvel Comics series. Terex continues to hunt Black Squadron, and Poe is forced to wonder just how it is his nemesis always knows their next move. But first, he and C-3PO have an important mission assigned by none other than General Leia Organa.
Canon
Canon
Adult Novel

From A Certain Point of View

Written by
Various Authors
Artwork by

A truly unique and heroic feat in Star Wars publishing, From a Certain Point of View is a compilation of forty short stories by more than forty incredible authors to retell the story of A New Hope in celebration of its fortieth anniversary. Not only did Del Rey assemble a massive team consisting of their catalog of regular Star Wars writers such as Chuck Wendig, John Jackson Miller, and Claudia Gray, they managed to rope in many award-winning authors to pen their first stories in a galaxy far, far away. Such authors include Ken Liu, Sabaa Tahir, Zoraida Córdova, and Rae Carson. All of the book’s authors donated their pay to First Book, a nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy.

The stories represent the points of view of many of the notable side characters from A New Hope, such as Wedge Antilles, Greedo, and Grand Moff Tarkin. But they don’t stop there. The book benefits from forty years of expanding the Star Wars universe, and as such many characters not originally in the original film provide perspective in creative ways–Lando Calrissian, Yoda, Breha Organa, and even Qui-Gon Jinn! It is a compilation not only of characters and authors, but also styles and tones. At times heartbreaking, hilarious, and head-scratching. Some stories will connect differently with different readers. It certainly has something for everyone and is a remarkable read.

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 3: Legend Lost(Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Angel Unzueta, Phil Noto
The adventures of the best pilot in the Resistance continue as Poe Dameron and Black Squadron continue to gather intelligence, fuel, and recruits for General Organa. But it's a dangerous galaxy, with First Order and other assorted adversaries waiting at seemingly every turn.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jimmy Cheung
Charles Soule achieved true greatness with his run on Darth Vader. Conceived of as “baby Vader,” Soule sought to pick up the story of the newly armored Dark Lord directly after Revenge of the Sith. He hasn’t been Darth Vader very long; in fact, at the beginning of the story, he’s still more Anakin Skywalker than Sith Lord. This is the story of how Vader finished becoming Vader. The story arcs of Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith tell crucial moments in Vader’s history in original and epically creative ways. The first volume tells of his quest to create his own red-bladed lightsaber, taking advantage of the new canon lore regarding taking a Jedi’s lightsaber and conforming the crystal to his will by “bleeding” the crystal. From there, we find Vader on a mission to find the remaining Jedi on his hit-list who escaped Order 66—including an incredibly compelling clash with none other than the Jedi librarian Jocasta Nu. The final arc is the continuation of Vader’s quest from Episode III to save Padmé from dying, as he looks to open a portal to Rebels’ World between Worlds to bring her back to life. It’s also the story of the origin of Vader’s Castle, introduced in Rogue One. Not to mention the introduction of another Sith, Lord Momin! This series is one you don’t want to miss.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 2 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
An absolute standout volume from an already spectacular comics series, Soule's second Vader volume pits him against Jedi librarian Jocasta Nu as she seeks to build a new academy to secretly train a new generation of Jedi—and we see her in action like we never thought possible!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 4: Legend Found (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule, Robert Thompson
Artwork by
Nicole Virella, Angel Unzueta, Phil Noto
Having solved their mole problem, Poe Dameron's Black Squadron is back to searching for explorer Lor San Tekka, who Leia Organa and the Resistance hope has the key to securing the galaxy's future. But they find that he's got problems of his own, and they have to find a way to save him while continuing to stay one step ahead of the First Order.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
The third volume of Charles Soule's monumental Vader series continues his rampage against the few Jedi survivors who remain hidden after Order 66. Originally pitched by Soule as "Baby Vader," this series is set immediately after the events of Revenge of the Sith and sees the menacing Dark Lord sever his last ties with the Jedi who once was Anakin Skywalker. This time, the Jedi he's up against is a battle-scarred Saesee Tin, leading a resistance movement on the water world of Mon Cala. And he knows exactly who Vader really is under the helmet. . .
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 5: The Spark And The Fire (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Angel Unzueta
The final volume of Charles Soule’s Poe Dameron series closes the gap into The Force Awakens, showing the mission to retrieve the map to Luke Skywalker, Poe’s journey after crash-landing on Jakku, and as well as what Black Squadron was up to during the events of the film. Breaking from the format of the preceding issues in the series, the events tying in to The Force Awakens are told in a frame narrative as Poe fills in Rey and Finn onboard the Millennium Falcon after the events of The Last Jedi.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 4 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
In the final chapter of the infamous Darth Vader story by Charles Soule, we see not only the construction of Vader's Castle on Mustafar, but the ancient Sith Lord who aids in its construction—and almost defeats Vader in the process. . .
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

The Rise of Kylo Ren: (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Will Sliney
In one of the most game-changing stories to hit the shelves in the Sequel Trilogy era, Charles Soule chronicles Ben Solo's descent into the dark. Described as "From Ben to Ren," this series begins with the burning of Luke's Jedi Academy and shows Ben being manipulated by Snoke, grappling with his Skywalker/Solo legacy, and encountering the Knights of Ren. It's got gravitas, gut-wrenching twists, and absolutely masterful storytelling that will deepen your love-hate relationship with the man we come to know as Kylo Ren.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Star Wars (2020) Vol. 01: The Destiny Path (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Jesús Saiz
Marvel’s relaunch of their flagship ongoing Star Wars series takes place in between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Luke deals with the loss of his hand and the crushing news that Darth Vader is his father. Leia looks for a way to rescue Han. Lando tries to fill Solo’s shoes and navigate the team dynamics of having just betrayed Han to the Empire—while also looking for a way to get even and reclaim Cloud City! A spectacular start to a great series.
Canon
Canon
Adult Novel

The High Republic: Light of the Jedi

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Joseph Meehan
Masterpiece
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Rich with Force Lore. An all-new Star Wars era. Some of the most compelling original EU characters ever written. And the start of a multi-year, multimedia story. Set two hundred years before The Phantom Menace, Light of the Jedi kickstarts the High Republic publishing program with the lauded and legendary comics writer Charles Soule's first prose Star Wars novel. The book follows Jedi Master Avar Kriss, Padawan Bell Zettifar, and a ragtag band of evil space Vikings as they navigate the explosive Great Disaster rocks the galaxy to its core.
Masterpiece
9.6
9.6
9.6
Canon
Canon
Adult Novel

The High Republic: Light of the Jedi

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Joseph Meehan
Masterpiece
9.6
9.6
9.6
Rich with Force Lore. An all-new Star Wars era. Some of the most compelling original EU characters ever written. And the start of a multi-year, multimedia story. Set two hundred years before The Phantom Menace, Light of the Jedi kickstarts the High Republic publishing program with the lauded and legendary comics writer Charles Soule's first prose Star Wars novel. The book follows Jedi Master Avar Kriss, Padawan Bell Zettifar, and a ragtag band of evil space Vikings as they navigate the explosive Great Disaster rocks the galaxy to its core.

The High Republic: Light of the Jedi is a canon novel. It is the first volume and part of the first wave in Phase 1 of the multimedia project Star Wars: The High Republic.

The events of the novel are set 200 years before the events of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.

Long before the First Order, before the Empire, before even The Phantom Menace. . . Jedi lit the way for the galaxy in The High Republic

It is a golden age. Intrepid hyperspace scouts expand the reach of the Republic to the furthest stars, worlds flourish under the benevolent leadership of the Senate, and peace reigns, enforced by the wisdom and strength of the renowned order of Force users known as the Jedi. With the Jedi at the height of their power, the free citizens of the galaxy are confident in their ability to weather any storm. But even the brightest light can cast a shadow, and some storms defy any preparation.

When a shocking catastrophe in hyperspace tears a ship to pieces, the flurry of shrapnel emerging from the disaster threatens an entire system. No sooner does the call for help go out than the Jedi race to the scene. The scope of the emergence, however, is enough to push even Jedi to their limit. As the sky breaks open and destruction rains down upon the peaceful alliance they helped to build, the Jedi must trust in the Force to see them through a day in which a single mistake could cost billions of lives.

Even as the Jedi battle valiantly against calamity, something truly deadly grows beyond the boundary of the Republic. The hyperspace disaster is far more sinister than the Jedi could ever suspect. A threat hides in the darkness, far from the light of the age, and harbors a secret that could strike fear into even a Jedi's heart.

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

The Rise of Kylo Ren: (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Will Sliney
In one of the most game-changing stories to hit the shelves in the Sequel Trilogy era, Charles Soule chronicles Ben Solo's descent into the dark. Described as "From Ben to Ren," this series begins with the burning of Luke's Jedi Academy and shows Ben being manipulated by Snoke, grappling with his Skywalker/Solo legacy, and encountering the Knights of Ren. It's got gravitas, gut-wrenching twists, and absolutely masterful storytelling that will deepen your love-hate relationship with the man we come to know as Kylo Ren.
With Ben Solo's fall…comes Kylo Ren's rise! As the son of Rebel Alliance heroes Leia Organa and Han Solo, as well as Jedi knight Luke Skywalker's own nephew and protégé, Ben Solo has the potential to be a great force for light in the galaxy. But the Skywalker legacy casts a long shadow, the currents of the dark side run deep…and Darth Vader's blood runs in Ben's veins. Voices call from both his past and his future, telling him who he must be. He will shatter, he will be reforged, and his destiny will be revealed. Snoke awaits. The Knights of Ren await. Ben Solo's path to his true self begins here…
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jimmy Cheung
Charles Soule achieved true greatness with his run on Darth Vader. Conceived of as “baby Vader,” Soule sought to pick up the story of the newly armored Dark Lord directly after Revenge of the Sith. He hasn’t been Darth Vader very long; in fact, at the beginning of the story, he’s still more Anakin Skywalker than Sith Lord. This is the story of how Vader finished becoming Vader. The story arcs of Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith tell crucial moments in Vader’s history in original and epically creative ways. The first volume tells of his quest to create his own red-bladed lightsaber, taking advantage of the new canon lore regarding taking a Jedi’s lightsaber and conforming the crystal to his will by “bleeding” the crystal. From there, we find Vader on a mission to find the remaining Jedi on his hit-list who escaped Order 66—including an incredibly compelling clash with none other than the Jedi librarian Jocasta Nu. The final arc is the continuation of Vader’s quest from Episode III to save Padmé from dying, as he looks to open a portal to Rebels’ World between Worlds to bring her back to life. It’s also the story of the origin of Vader’s Castle, introduced in Rogue One. Not to mention the introduction of another Sith, Lord Momin! This series is one you don’t want to miss.

From acclaimed writer Charles Soule comes a brand-new, exhilarating series exploring Darth Vader's early history. Picking up directly where Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith ends, follow Vader as he receives his legendary red lightsaber and witness Vader's rise to power as a Dark Lord of the Sith!

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 2 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
An absolute standout volume from an already spectacular comics series, Soule's second Vader volume pits him against Jedi librarian Jocasta Nu as she seeks to build a new academy to secretly train a new generation of Jedi—and we see her in action like we never thought possible!

Vader's story continues! Jocasta Nu, the Jedi Temple librarian, puts forth a desperate effort to gather and preserve whatever she can of the Jedi legacy after the purge. Vader and the Grand Inquisitor cannot let Jocasta succeed and are sent after her, as Palpatine views her as a particular threat. Her knowledge makes her almost a one-woman Jedi Order that must be stopped.

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
The third volume of Charles Soule's monumental Vader series continues his rampage against the few Jedi survivors who remain hidden after Order 66. Originally pitched by Soule as "Baby Vader," this series is set immediately after the events of Revenge of the Sith and sees the menacing Dark Lord sever his last ties with the Jedi who once was Anakin Skywalker. This time, the Jedi he's up against is a battle-scarred Saesee Tin, leading a resistance movement on the water world of Mon Cala. And he knows exactly who Vader really is under the helmet. . .
As the Empire's grip tightens on the galaxy, the stirrings of a rebellion begin in the Mon Cala system. The fearsome Darth Vader knows that order must be maintained at all costs - and this time the job of snuffing out hope falls to Vader, his inquisitors...and Wilhuff Tarkin! To bring Mon Cala to heel means finding the surviving Jedi that foment this unrest. No tolerance for rebellion can be afforded...but how far will Vader go to complete his mission? The Dark Lord of the Sith goes in for some wet work in this brutal story!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 4 (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Giuseppe Camuncoli
In the final chapter of the infamous Darth Vader story by Charles Soule, we see not only the construction of Vader's Castle on Mustafar, but the ancient Sith Lord who aids in its construction—and almost defeats Vader in the process. . .
Continuing the imperious rise of the Dark Lord! A Jedi makes a desperate deal. The Inquisitors' mission evolves. And Darth Vader discovers a theft... And when the thief faces the consequences of their crime, Emperor Palpatine rewards Darth Vader with three gifts: A thing, a choice...and a voice. Seeking the path to his destiny, Vader returns to the place of his birth. There, echoes from the past reach out to him - both his own past, and the dark history of the Sith! Be here for a story that could only be called "Fortress Vader"!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Lando: Trade Paperback

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Alex Maleev
What have we here? From creators Charles Soule and Alex Maleev, Lando is a Marvel miniseries from 2015, set before The Empire Strikes Back. At the time, the only stories centered around Lando were the Neil L Smith books from the 80s, which were certainly some of the weirder SW books. This story is also the best Lobot story you didn’t know you needed. Soule wove together an incredible cast of both new and familiar characters. It’s at its core a heist story, but is also perfectly spooky. It’s got romance. It’s got rogues. It’s got betrayal. It’s got bounty hunters. It’s about smugglers and it’s also about Sith. It’ll surprise you, delight you, and break your heart.

You know him...you love him...now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own book! Before he joined the rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, Lando made his way in the galaxy getting by on some swindles, some swagger, and a smile. Lobot at his side, Lando has a plan to steal a very valuable ship...but has he bitten off more than he can chew? Writer Charles Soule (DEATH OF WOLVERINE, INHUMAN, SHE-HULK) and artist Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN, MOON KNIGHT) bring us the tale of a scoundrel in his natural element--trouble!

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Star Wars (2020) Vol. 01: The Destiny Path (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Jesús Saiz
Marvel’s relaunch of their flagship ongoing Star Wars series takes place in between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Luke deals with the loss of his hand and the crushing news that Darth Vader is his father. Leia looks for a way to rescue Han. Lando tries to fill Solo’s shoes and navigate the team dynamics of having just betrayed Han to the Empire—while also looking for a way to get even and reclaim Cloud City! A spectacular start to a great series.

Star Wars Vol. 1: The Destiny Path

A trade paperback compilation of Marvel Comics Star Wars (2020), collecting issues 1–6 from the ongoing series.

"No…I am your father."

In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet…scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo…lost to the bounty hunter Boba Fett after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud City and bested in a vicious lightsaber duel against the evil Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker…learned the horrible truth about his past. Vader did not kill Luke's father, Anakin - Vader is Luke's father! Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lord's clutches, and wounded and reeling from the revelation, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, the Wookiee Chewbacca and the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance - for the fate of the entire galaxy is at stake! After so many losses, is victory still possible? But, what Leia, Luke and their ragtag band of freedom fighters do not realize is that they have only traded one Imperial trap for another! Enter the cunning and vengeful Imperial Commander Zahra, at the helm of the Tarkin's Will! Writer Charles Soule (DARTH VADER) and artist Jesús Saiz (DOCTOR STRANGE) are taking us all to the galaxy far, far away!

COLLECTING: STAR WARS (2020) 1-6

Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 1: Black Squadron (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Chris Eliopoulos, Charles Soule
Artwork by
Chris Eliopoulos, Phil Noto, Phil Noto
The Force Awakens introduced fans to the best pilot in the Galaxy—the Resistance's X-Wing pilot, Poe Dameron. In this, his ongoing comics series set in the months leading up to Episide VII, we get introduced to to the full cast of characters who comprise Black Squadron. We also meet Agent Terrix, Poe's arch nemesis, a high-ranking First Order officer with a complex backstory explored throughout the series. Not to mention BB-8's wonderful role as Poe's sidekick!
Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission…Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays' greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 2: The Gathering Storm (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Phil Noto
Picking up where Poe Dameron Volume I: Black Squadron leaves off, this next installment collects Issues 8-13 of Charles Soule's Marvel Comics series. Terex continues to hunt Black Squadron, and Poe is forced to wonder just how it is his nemesis always knows their next move. But first, he and C-3PO have an important mission assigned by none other than General Leia Organa.
Continuing the adventures of the ace pilot hero of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens! Poe Dameron faces the wrath of a vengeful Agent Terex! But how does Terex always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing? Could there truly be a traitor in the Squadron's midst? Poe will undertake a secret mission from General Organa herself…to escort none other than C-3PO on a dangerous mission to the planet Kaddak! But what will be revealed in a peek into Terex's past?
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 3: Legend Lost(Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Angel Unzueta, Phil Noto
The adventures of the best pilot in the Resistance continue as Poe Dameron and Black Squadron continue to gather intelligence, fuel, and recruits for General Organa. But it's a dangerous galaxy, with First Order and other assorted adversaries waiting at seemingly every turn.
Even Resistance soldier Poe Dameron deserves a day off to meet an old friend. But what happens when that old friend is the famed journalist Suralinda Javos, and she has a secret story about the evil First Order? Mayhem ensues, that's what! Then, it's a sad day for the members of the Resistance as they mourn the loss of a fallen comrade. But their fight is far from over — the First Order must be stopped! And Captain Phasma knows just how to get Terex to toe the line. But who is Malarus — and what does she want? Meanwhile, the Resistance is running dangerously low on supplies. Poe and Black Squadron are on the case! But maybe they could do with some new recruits? Follow the continuing adventures of the galaxy's greatest pilot! Collecting STAR WARS: POE DAMERON #14-19.
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 4: Legend Found (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule, Robert Thompson
Artwork by
Nicole Virella, Angel Unzueta, Phil Noto
Having solved their mole problem, Poe Dameron's Black Squadron is back to searching for explorer Lor San Tekka, who Leia Organa and the Resistance hope has the key to securing the galaxy's future. But they find that he's got problems of his own, and they have to find a way to save him while continuing to stay one step ahead of the First Order.
The galaxy's greatest pilot flies on! General Leia Organa gave Poe Dameron an important task: locate the mysterious Lor San Tekka. And our hero may be closer than he thinks...but can he get the job done in time? Then, Black Squadron faces their next assignment. Is it mission impossible? Not for Poe's crew...and that means it's prison break time! Plus, Poe Dameron has never been one to follow the rules. So when he disobeys a direct order from General Organa and gets stranded in First Order space - with no ship and little oxygen - how will he survive?
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Poe Dameron Vol. 5: The Spark And The Fire (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Angel Unzueta
The final volume of Charles Soule’s Poe Dameron series closes the gap into The Force Awakens, showing the mission to retrieve the map to Luke Skywalker, Poe’s journey after crash-landing on Jakku, and as well as what Black Squadron was up to during the events of the film. Breaking from the format of the preceding issues in the series, the events tying in to The Force Awakens are told in a frame narrative as Poe fills in Rey and Finn onboard the Millennium Falcon after the events of The Last Jedi.
Lor San Tekka has been found! Now Poe Dameron is off to recover the missing link to legendary Jedi master Luke Skywalker's whereabouts. But his plan goes astray when the First Order intervenes on Jakku... Meanwhile, the rest of Black Squadron takes off on their most daring mission yet! Follow everyone's favorite Resistance crew as Poe Dameron tells Rey and Finn all about his unseen adventures during the events of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens!
Canon
Canon
Graphic Novel

Obi-Wan & Anakin: (Trade Paperback)

Written by
Charles Soule
Artwork by
Marco Chechetto
In this Marvel miniseries, we get a glimpse at a mission wherein Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, receive a distress call to a remote snowy planet where two factions wage war for dominance. Written by masterful comics writer Charles Soule, this series provides something quite rare for Star Wars canon publishing–a Jedi team dispatched on a mission to preserve peace for the galaxy. It’s not a part of a larger galactic war, but a more localized story to a lone planet and two Jedi struggling to form a bond after the Force brought them together.

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star, they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker. Now join them a few years into the "chosen one" Anakin's training. Teacher and student have grown closer over time, but it's been a difficult road. And things aren't about to get any easier. In fact, when they are called to a remote planet for assistance, the pair may be pushed to breaking point. As they find themselves stranded on a strange world of primitive technology and deadly natives, will they be able to save themselves? First they must learn who called for help…and why!

Canon
Canon
Adult Novel

From A Certain Point of View

Written by
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A truly unique and heroic feat in Star Wars publishing, From a Certain Point of View is a compilation of forty short stories by more than forty incredible authors to retell the story of A New Hope in celebration of its fortieth anniversary. Not only did Del Rey assemble a massive team consisting of their catalog of regular Star Wars writers such as Chuck Wendig, John Jackson Miller, and Claudia Gray, they managed to rope in many award-winning authors to pen their first stories in a galaxy far, far away. Such authors include Ken Liu, Sabaa Tahir, Zoraida Córdova, and Rae Carson. All of the book’s authors donated their pay to First Book, a nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy.

The stories represent the points of view of many of the notable side characters from A New Hope, such as Wedge Antilles, Greedo, and Grand Moff Tarkin. But they don’t stop there. The book benefits from forty years of expanding the Star Wars universe, and as such many characters not originally in the original film provide perspective in creative ways–Lando Calrissian, Yoda, Breha Organa, and even Qui-Gon Jinn! It is a compilation not only of characters and authors, but also styles and tones. At times heartbreaking, hilarious, and head-scratching. Some stories will connect differently with different readers. It certainly has something for everyone and is a remarkable read.

Forty years. Forty stories.

In honor of the fortieth anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope, this collection features Star Wars stories by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from Star Wars literary history. More than forty authors have lent their unique vision to forty "scenes," each retelling a different moment from the original Star Wars film, but with a twist: Every scene is told from the point of view of a background character. Whether it's the X-wing pilots who helped Luke destroy the Death Star or the stormtroopers who never quite could find the droids they were looking for, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View places the classic movie in a whole new perspective, and celebrates the influence and legacy of the unparalleled cultural phenomenon, Star Wars.