The High Republic – Podcast Reviews and Breakdowns

We’ve covered a lot about the mega-spectacularly-ginormous High Republic multimedia initiative. You can dig into our full listing of High Republic related episodes here.

Here, we’ve collected our non-spoiler reviews of books, and our spoiler reviews of comics, short stories, and other storytelling for this trip back into the history of the Jedi and the Galactic Republic in their golden years.

Phase 1: Light of the Jedi

Wave 1/Phase 1 Novels
Light of the Jedi (adult)
A Test of Courage (middle grade)
Into the Dark (YA)

Wave 2/Phase 1 Novels
The Rising Storm (adult)
Race to Crashpoint Tower (middle grade)
Out of the Shadows (YA)

Wave 3/Phase 1 Novels
The Fallen Star (adult)
Mission to Disaster (middle grade)
Midnight Horizon (YA)

Phase 1 Comics
The High Republic Series 1
“There Is No Fear” (Arc 1, issues 1-5)
“Heart of the Drengir” (Arc 2, issues 6-8)
“The “Shadow of the Nihil” (Arc 3, issues 9-10)
“Jedi’s End, Part 1” (The High Republic Arc 4, issues 11-12)
“Jedi’s End, Part 2” (Arc 4, issues 13-15)

Marvel Comics Mini Series
Trail of Shadows Mini Series
“Eye of the Storm”: Part 1 and Part 2

The High Republic Adventures Series 1
“Collision Course,” “Bralanak City Smackdown,” “Starlight,” “The Mountain,” and “Showdown on the Junk Moon” (Arc 1, issues 1-5)
“Mission to Bilbousa” (Arc 2, issues 6-7 plus Annual #1 and Free Comic Book Day 2021)
“Back Together and Away Again” (Arc 3, issues 8-10)
“The Great Rumble Race,” Let Go,” and “For Light and Life” (Arc 4, issues 11-13)

IDW Comics Mini Series and One Shot
The Monster of Temple Peak
The Great Galactic Bakeoff

Phase 1 Manga
The Edge of Balance Volume 1 and bonus story
The Edge of Balance Volume 2

Phase 1 Short Stories (most from Star Wars Insider’s “Starlight Stories”)
“Go Together”: Part 1 and Part 2
“First Duty”: Part 1 and Part 2
“Hidden Danger”: Part 1 and Part 2
“Past Mistakes”: Part 1 and Part 2
“Shadows Remain”: Part 1 and Part 2
“A Coruscant Solstice” (from the Life Day Treasury)

Phase 1 Audio Original
Tempest Runner: Audio and Script

Phase 1 Children’s Books
Showdown at the Fair

Phase 2: Quest of the Jedi

Wave 1/Phase 2 Novels
Path of Deceit (YA)
Quest for the Hidden City (middle grade)
Convergence (adult)

Wave 2/Phase 2 Novels
Cataclysm (adult)
Quest for Planet X (middle grade)
Path of Vengeance (YA)

Phase 2 Comics
The High Republic Series 2

The High Republic Adventures Series 2

Phase 2 Short Stories (most from Star Wars Insider’s “Tales of Enlightenment”)
“Inheritance” (AOTC 20th anniversary story in Star Wars Insider with High Republic ties)
“New Prospects”: Part 1 and Part 2

Phase 2 Audio Original
The Battle of Jedha: Audio and Script