GET IN THE KNOW, BEFORE STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS!
Now that Disney has come out to say, all the old expanded universe stories are not part of Star Wars lore any more, a lot of fans will be wondering what has Luke, Han and Leia been up to for 20 years leading to this winter’s film, The Force Awakens.
Lucasfilm is going to be publishing a lot of new stories from now till December, and all the stories coming out will have “Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens on their covers.
First up is going to be a four-issue comic series by Greg Rucka titled “Shattered Empire” the series will come out Sept. 2, and will explain what happen after Return of the Jedi, and how the Empire, after the defeat of the Emperor, fight to retain their control of the important systems in the galaxy.
Two days after that, Chuck Windig’s new novel “Star Wars Aftermath” will be released, and it too will take place soon after Return of the Jedi, it will give us some idea why after 30 years the Empire is still using stormtroopers and TIE fighters. It will also explain that the rebel alliance has evolved to a New Republic.
Happy reading we only have 153 days till The Force Awakens hits theatres!