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Marvel to launch Phase II of ‘The High Republic’ with two comics series for fall 2022

Expect ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ #1 and ‘Star Wars: The High Republic – The Blade’ #1 this October and November.

The Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim is rife with reveals of all kinds–the Andor TV show looks great–not least of which is comics. During The High Republic: For Light and Life panel it was revealed the High Republican is entering phase II and to kick it off are two new comics series. Returning this fall, the series includes Star Wars: The High Republic #1 and Star Wars: The High Republic – The Blade #1.

Launching in October, Star Wars: The High Republic #1 will see writer Cavan Scott and artist Ario Anindito reunite after their successful run on volume 1.

What’s Star Wars: The High Republic #1 about?

Set 150 years before Phase 1, Phase II of Star Wars: The High Republic will center around Jedha, a planet rich in its connection to the Force and the focus of every major faith in the galaxy. The new flagship STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC comic series will introduce Jedi Vildar Mac, who arrives as Jedha’s fragile peace begins to crumble and a nameless terror arrives…

Check out the cover by Anindito below.

Marvel launching two new Star Wars series for The High Republic phase II

Author of STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC: LIGHT OF THE JEDI and one of the chief architects behind the STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC storytelling initiative, writer Charles Soule will team up with artist Marco Castiello on Star Wars: The HIgh Republic – The Blade #1.

What’s Star Wars: The High Republic – The Blade #1 about?

The four-issue limited series will explore the mysterious backstory of Porter Engle, the Jedi-turned-cook also known as the Blade of Bardotta.

Check out the cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Frank Martin below.

Marvel launching two new Star Wars series for The High Republic phase II

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

New York, NY— May 26, 2022 — Earlier today at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, fans got an exciting look at what’s to come in Phase II of Star Wars: The High Republic. The highly-acclaimed publishing initiative will begin an all-new era of interconnected stories told across novels, children’s books, and of course, comics! Marvel Comics’ Star Wars: The High Republic sagas will return this fall with a new ongoing STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC comic series and a new limited series titled STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE BLADE.

Launching in October, STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #1 will see writer Cavan Scott and artist Ario Anindito reunite after their mega successful run on volume 1. Set 150 years before Phase 1, Phase II of Star Wars: The High Republic will center around Jedha, a planet rich in its connection to the Force and the focus of every major faith in the galaxy. The new flagship STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC comic series will introduce Jedi Vildar Mac, who arrives as Jedha’s fragile peace begins to crumble and a nameless terror arrives…

Author of STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC: LIGHT OF THE JEDI and one of the chief architects behind the STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC storytelling initiative, writer Charles Soule will team up with artist Marco Castiello on STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE BLADE #1. The four-issue limited series will explore the mysterious backstory of Porter Engle, the Jedi-turned-cook also known as the Blade of Bardotta.

Check out the covers now and stay tuned for more Marvel Comics news from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim!

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #1

Written by CAVAN SCOTT

Art and Cover by ARIO ANINDITO

On Sale October 2022

STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC – THE BLADE #1

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art by MARCO CASTIELLO

Cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli & FRANK MARTIN

On Sale November 2022


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