New High Republic Details Revealed At Metaverse
More info on Star Wars: The High Republic
This year, New York Comic Con is, like everything, virtual. However, “Metaverse” (as it is called in 2020) still brings the news.
Disney is there, paneling online, and the Star Wars peeps gave an even more detailed peek into Project: Luminous.
To shed some light on Luminious, it became Star Wars: The High Republic.
Back in February (you remember, pre masks) StarWars.com teased…
Star Wars: The High Republic | Announcement Trailer
Set 200 years prior to the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at their height, serving and protecting the galaxy. Featuring brand-new stories from five authors set in an all-new era, this is Star Wars: The High Republic.
Fast forward to October (and fully masked), Polygon reported about the Star Wars: The High Republic panel:
Previously teased as the mysterious Project Luminous, the new era of Star Wars storytelling is on its way in 2021. And in the video above, the story architects of Star Wars: The High Republic as they introduce the heroes of a brand new saga, set centuries before the Skywalker saga, and reveal details of the central event that forever changes the galaxy far, far, away. Moderated by Polygon’s comics editor, Susana Polo, the panel features writers Claudia Gray (the YA novel Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Dark, Charles Soule (the novel Star Wars: The High Republic: Light of the Jedi), Justina Ireland (the middle-grade novel Star Wars: The High Republic: A Test of Courage, Daniel José Older (IDW comic series Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures), and Cavan Scott (Marvel comic series Star Wars: The High Republic), along with Lucasfilm Publishing creative director Michael Siglain.
Check out the full panel:
Star Wars Writers Explain the New Characters and Major Conflict
What’s next for Star Wars? In Polygon’s new look at The High Republic, a prequel saga set 200 years before The Phantom Menace, we learn how Yoda and a council of new Jedi deal with an event known as The Great Disaster. Writers Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Daniel José Older, and Cavan Scott assembled at the 2020 New York Comic Con to explain the twist of their new Star Wars saga, introduce the characters, hint at villains, talk new lightsaber technology, and tease what’s to come.
Yet another reason to leave 2020 behind.