So far i was unable to find an actual complete chronological list. Pinpointing exact settings for this timeline is quite difficult, with many settings for the novels and comics spanning a number of years. Timeline and list of all canon star wars novels geekritique. After winning fans hearts with the political novel bloodline, claudia gray returned with a young adult novel about leias youth on alderaan and.
This article is about prose novels and anthologies and other books. Star wars insider stories have been included where we felt they contributed most to the overarching timeline or if we felt they were particularly good. Complete with every canon star wars book ever written. The clone wars tv series from the point of view of one main character. Some cancelled the clone wars episodes were adapted into canon books and comics in the clone wars legacy multimedia project. The clone wars anthology is a canon short story collection. Take a look at the list table of star wars official canon books. Once you can establish which piece of the star wars timeline puzzle you like best, ill give you some books that i have read andor are in my collection, that you should read in that particular. This timeline is organized chronologically and in six different categories. All stories are presented here in inuniverse chronological order, as opposed to realworld release dates. Return to a time of great upheaval in the galaxy, the final years of the republic, in this. Each novel is attributed to its respective era, along with name, timeline, authors name and date of release. Many of my friends began to ask me questions about the new star wars.
This is a timeline for books considered canon in the new continuity. A frequently updated list of every star wars books in the official canon. This is the updated and expanded version of the timeline the complete timeline. One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the galactic empire, grand admiral thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the star wars universe. Is there an officialish complete chronological order. It should include all of the known star wars books, not just the main novels including the entire timeline, from the origins of the sith in,000 bby to postnewjediorder books, all of the comics and all the games. Bby and aby stand for before and after the battle of yavin, which occurs at the end of the original 1977 star wars. Star wars gained many fans thanks to its numerous films, but theres more to the galaxy than just major movie releases.
Lauded star wars author james luceno returns to pen an intense tale of ambition and betrayal that sets the stage for rogue one. Star wars canon books chronological order could not find this list already existing so decided to make it myself. The films, tv shows, books, comics, video games, and short stories are all summarized into the most important moments in. A complete guide to the new star wars canon before the. Star wars canon audiobook timeline penguin random house. Widget not in any sidebars feel lost about the what, when and why in the new star wars canon. Novels and novelizations are separated, as are junior novels and junior novelizations.
The clone wars television series and film, while the expanded. This includes all film novelizations, novels, comics, young readers, reference books, roleplaying sourcebooks, and more. Release date, title, authors, publisher, notes, fictional timeline, maturity. The tiein novels are still being published, but theyre not part of the official canon. A mostly complete star wars canon timeline nerdist. The best place, in my opinion, is to start where the author. After the force awakens, multiple films have been released, including spinoffs rogue one 2016 and solo. Updated regularly, with new releases and upcoming titles highlightesd. As we gear up for star wars celebration 2019, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of canon audiobooks for fans of the franchise. Star wars books timeline page 3 of 7 star wars timeline. Our guide to the star wars expanded universe in reading order.
In the meantime, wed like to drop some star wars knowledge and share the chronological listening order of the star wars canon audiobooks that we publish, presented in line. Whether youre a new star wars fan, or youre deep in the fandom, find some fantastically epic star wars books among these mustreads. Many authors have been contracted to write all sorts of stories that add on to the star wars saga. I wanted to keep track of my slow progress reading through all the star wars canon novels, but i couldnt find a good list. This timeline is intended to list narrativebased canon media by an inuniverse chronology. Simple list of star wars books in order of when they take place, with sidebyside timelines for legends and the new canon. The newly standardized star wars canon includes all the movie episodes, the clone wars and rebels tv shows, and new books since 2014. Star wars canon novels a reading order justin beeson. New star wars canon timeline in chronological order. Allow me to present to you this timeline of marvel star wars canon comics presented in chronological order. However, a large majority of the novel is spent decades before as we learn more about dooku and his past. A complete list of all fulllength star wars novels in chronological order. This 40th anniversary book has a very specific place in the timeline, even if its unclear how much anyone reading it should be worried about canon.
Making sense of the books and comics in the new star wars canon is tough. Young readers books are almost always an adaptation of a previously released piece of content. Catch up on the star wars canon timeline before rise of. I am not the owner of any of the content in this video other. Here is the new star wars canon timeline, which presents all of the disneyapproved star wars canon movies, tv shows, books, games in chronological order. You can get a master class in all things star wars with the star wars canon timeline below, and make sure you buy your rise of skywalker tickets early if youre headed out on opening weekend. 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. This timeline is organized by chronology, as defined by the lucasfilm story group. One of the most popular and active websites, publishing star wars news, has created an incredibly long and detailed new timeline about everything that has been released so far from disney in their new timeline and new canon. All canon means is that a given story affects and can be affected by other things in the star wars universe. This 40th anniversary book has a very specific place in the timeline, even if its unclear how much anyone reading it should be worried about. And of course a book or comic not being canon shouldnt stop you from reading it. For example, droids are referred to as mechanicals, yoda was blue, and ben and owen were brothers.
This is a timeline of comics considered canon in the new continuity. 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. Simple star wars book list timeline of star wars novels. Star wars timeline page 4 of 12 star wars canon timeline. Why disney blew up more than 30 years of star wars canon. The complete canon star wars book timeline youtini.
Since 2014, the official star wars canon includes all of the movie episodes, the clone wars film and the television shows star wars. The list includes films, television episodes, novels, comic books, short stories, video games, and other promotional material. This is the entire history of the star wars canon as of may 4, 2019. The following is the official timeline of the current canon novels, including any books except those considered junior or young adult.
This is a timeline for novels, young adult books, and ebooks in the expanded. Timeline of canon short stories wookieepedia fandom. The phantom menace, in the era of the glorious high republic, the noble and wise jedi knights must face a frightening threat to themselves, the galaxy. Were thrilled to announce that john has written a new short story, orientation, for star wars insider issue 157 that ties directly into paul s. While most of them are no longer canonical and belong to the star wars legends brand, there are some that were left as canon. 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. 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. They either included everything being published, or left off the. As of april 25, 2014, the only previously published materials that are considered canon are the six star wars films and the star wars. The lucasfilm story group coordinates all new stories, including the films, to prevent contradictions between them. With this new star wars canon timeline, you can now stay current on everything star wars, and how these materials are connected with both the old and new films.
The films, books, comics, and television shows summarized into the most important moments in the canon so far. Star wars canon timeline aug 2019 kenobi series update. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise, centered on a film series created. A complete guide to the new star wars canon before the force awakens the books, movies, and tv shows that make up the star wars universe. This is a list of novels considered canon in the new continuity of star wars. The best canon star wars book timeline in the galaxy.481 52 1585 1169 1487 641 799 308 872 526 1288 627 44 1563 369 344 1154 1100 996 473 1324 566 1370 782 1226 255 358 274 1468 1171 124 1346 161 123 1489