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Star Wars: Republic, simply known as Star Wars for its first forty-five issues, was a series of comics published by Dark Horse Comics. The first issue came out on December 16, 1998. It ran for 83 issues, spanning from before The Phantom Menace to after Revenge of the Sith. Starting with issue #49, it became the main Clone Wars comic. It was continued in the Star Wars: Dark Times series, which takes place in the early days of the Galactic Empire, with continuous numeration from the Clone Wars series on the inside cover of each issue beginning with issue #84. Issues of Dark Times are independently numerated on the cover.

Media[]

Issues[]

Color code key:
Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue Story arc
Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback(s) Star Wars Omnibus Epic Collection
As Star Wars
0 Prelude to Rebellion 0 December 1, 1998 SWLegendsEpicCollection-RiseoftheSithVol2.jpg
Rise of the Sith Vol. 2
November 15, 2017
Prelude to Rebellion Preludetorebellion.jpg
Prelude to Rebellion
May 30, 2000
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Rise of the Sith
January 21, 2009
1 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 1 December 16, 1998
2 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 2 January 27, 1999
3 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 3 February 17, 1999
4 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 4 March 17, 1999
5 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 5 April 21, 1999
6 Prelude to Rebellion, Part 6 May 19, 1999
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Outlander
April 4, 2001
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Emissaries and Assassins
April 1, 2009
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The Menace Revealed Vol. 1
October 2, 2018
7 Outlander, Part 1 June 23, 1999
8 Outlander, Part 2 July 28, 1999
9 Outlander, Part 3 August 25, 1999
10 Outlander, Part 4 September 22, 1999
11 Outlander, Part 5 October 27, 1999
12 Outlander, Part 6 November 24, 1999
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Emissaries to Malastare
September 5, 2001
13 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 1 December 22, 1999
14 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 2 January 26, 2000
15 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 3 February 23, 2000
16 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 4 March 22, 2000
17 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 5 April 26, 2000
18 Emissaries to Malastare, Part 6 May 24, 2000
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Twilight
December 19, 2001
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Quinlan Vos: Jedi in Darkness
December 2, 2010
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The Menace Revealed Vol. 2
November 19, 2019
19 Twilight, Part 1 June 28, 2000
20 Twilight, Part 2 July 26, 2000
21 Twilight, Part 3 August 23, 2000
22 Twilight, Part 4 September 27, 2000
Infinity's End
23 Infinity's End, Part 1 October 25, 2000
24 Infinity's End, Part 2 November 22, 2000
25 Infinity's End, Part 3 December 27, 2000
26 Infinity's End, Part 4 January 31, 2001
27 Starcrash February 28, 2001 Omni bg.jpg
Menace Revealed
July 22, 2009
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The Hunt for Aurra Sing
July 3, 2002
28 The Hunt for Aurra Sing, Part 1 March 28, 2001
29 The Hunt for Aurra Sing, Part 2 April 25, 2001
30 The Hunt for Aurra Sing, Part 3 May 30, 2001
31 The Hunt for Aurra Sing, Part 4 June 27, 2001
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Darkness
August 7, 2002
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Quinlan Vos: Jedi in Darkness
December 2, 2010
32 Darkness, Part 1 July 25, 2001
33 Darkness, Part 2 August 22, 2001
34 Darkness, Part 3 September 26, 2001
35 Darkness, Part 4 October 24, 2001
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The Stark Hyperspace War
November 12, 2003
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The Menace Revealed Vol. 3
August 2, 2022[1]
36 The Stark Hyperspace War, Part 1 November 28, 2001
37 The Stark Hyperspace War, Part 2 December 19, 2001
38 The Stark Hyperspace War, Part 3 January 23, 2002
39 The Stark Hyperspace War, Part 4 February 20, 2002
The Devaronian Version
40 The Devaronian Version, Part 1 March 20, 2002
41 The Devaronian Version, Part 2 May 8, 2002
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Rite of Passage
February 11, 2004
42 Rite of Passage, Part 1 May 15, 2002
43 Rite of Passage, Part 2 July 3, 2002
44 Rite of Passage, Part 3 August 7, 2002
45 Rite of Passage, Part 4 September 25, 2002
As Star Wars: Republic
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Honor and Duty
May 10, 2006
46 Honor and Duty, Part 1 October 6, 2002
47 Honor and Duty, Part 2 December 11, 2002
48 Honor and Duty, Part 3 January 8, 2003
78 Loyalties October 19, 2005 LegendsEpicCollection-EmpireVol1.png
The Empire Vol. 1
April 8, 2015
49 Sacrifice January 22, 2003 Defenseofkamino.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 1:
The Defense of Kamino

July 9, 2003
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Clone Wars Volume 1: The Republic Goes to War
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The Clone Wars Vol. 1
January 10, 2017
50 The Defense of Kamino February 26, 2003
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Clone Wars Volume 2:
Victories and Sacrifices

July 9, 2003
51 The New Face of War, Part 1 March 23, 2003
52 The New Face of War, Part 2 April 9, 2003
53 The New Face of War, Part 3 April 30, 2003
54 The New Face of War, Part 4 June 4, 2003 Light and Dark.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 4:
Light and Dark

June 9, 2004
63 Striking from the Shadows April 7, 2004 Legends Epic Collection Clone Wars 2.png
The Clone Wars Vol. 2
April 3, 2018
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Clone Wars Volume 3:
Last Stand on Jabiim

February 25, 2004
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Clone Wars Volume 2: The Enemy on All Sides
October 16, 2012
55 The Battle of Jabiim, Part 1 July 2, 2003
56 The Battle of Jabiim, Part 2 July 30, 2003
57 The Battle of Jabiim, Part 3 September 24, 2003
58 The Battle of Jabiim, Part 4 December 17, 2003
59 Enemy Lines December 31, 2003
60 Hate and Fear January 28, 2004 The Best Blades.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 5:
The Best Blades

November 24, 2004
61 Dead Ends February 18, 2004 SWOmnibusCloneWarsV1Marvel.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 1: The Republic Goes to War
62 No Man's Land March 17, 2004 SWOmnibusCloneWarsV2.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 2: The Enemy on All Sides
October 16, 2012
64 Bloodlines April 28, 2004
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Clone Wars Volume 6:
On the Fields of Battle

July 20, 2005
65 Show of Force, Part 1 June 2, 2004
66 Show of Force, Part 3 June 30, 2004
67 Forever Young August 4, 2004 SWOmnibusCloneWarsV1Marvel.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 1: The Republic Goes to War
68 Armor August 25, 2004 SWOmnibusCloneWarsV2.jpg
Clone Wars Volume 2: The Enemy on All Sides
October 16, 2012
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The Clone Wars Vol. 3
April 7, 2020
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Clone Wars Volume 3: The Republic Falls
December 19, 2012
69 Dreadnaughts of Rendili, Part 1 September 29, 2004
70 Dreadnaughts of Rendili, Part 2 October 27, 2004
71 Dreadnaughts of Rendili, Part 3 November 24, 2004
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Clone Wars Volume 8:
The Last Siege, the Final Truth

March 22, 2006
72 Trackdown, Part 1 December 29, 2004
73 Trackdown, Part 2 February 9, 2005
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The Clone Wars Vol. 4
May 31, 2022[2]
74 Siege of Saleucami, Part 1 March 23, 2005
75 Siege of Saleucami, Part 2 April 27, 2005
76 Siege of Saleucami, Part 3 June 15, 2005
77 Siege of Saleucami, Part 4 July 20, 2005
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Clone Wars Volume 9:
Endgame

July 26, 2006
81 The Hidden Enemy, Part 1 January 4, 2006
82 The Hidden Enemy, Part 2 January 11, 2006
83 The Hidden Enemy, Part 3 February 8, 2006
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Dark Times Volume 1
December 31, 2013
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The Empire Vol. 1
April 8, 2015
79 Into the Unknown, Part 1 November 9, 2005
80 Into the Unknown, Part 2 December 21, 2005

Additional Collections[]

Issues 54 & 63 Issues 79-83
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Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection
Volume 5: Light and Dark
Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collection
Volume 6: Endgame
July 4, 2007 July 25, 2007
Material from issues 4-6
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Rise of the Sith Vol. 1
August 26, 2015

Dark Times continuation series issues[]

Color code key:
Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue Story arc
Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback Star Wars Omnibus Epic Collection Hardcover
Dark Times: The Path to Nowhere DT1TPB RE.jpg
Volume 1: The Path to Nowhere
January 9, 2008
Dark Times V1.jpg
Dark Times Volume 1
December 31, 2013
LegendsEpicCollection-EmpireVol1.png
The Empire Vol. 1
April 28, 2015
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Gallery Edition
November 5, 2014
84 The Path to Nowhere, Part 1 November 8, 2006
85 The Path to Nowhere, Part 2 January 24, 2007
86 The Path to Nowhere, Part 3 May 9, 2007
87 The Path to Nowhere, Part 4 July 18, 2007
88 The Path to Nowhere, Part 5 October 10, 2007
Dark Times: Parallels SWDTParallels.jpg
Volume 2: Parallels
August 13, 2008
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The Empire Vol. 2
November 3, 2015
89 Parallels, Part 1 October 17, 2007
90 Parallels, Part 2 December 19, 2007
91 Parallels, Part 3 January 30, 2008
92 Parallels, Part 4 February 20, 2008
93 Parallels, Part 5 April 16, 2008<
Dark Times: Vector (Star Wars: Vector) Vector Volume 1.jpg
Vector Volume 1, Chapters 1 & 2
January 28, 2009
94 Vector, Part 5 May 29, 2008
95 Vector, Part 6 June 25, 2008
Dark Times: Blue Harvest SWDarkTimesV4.jpg
Volume 4: Blue Harvest
November 17, 2010
N/A Blue Harvest 0 August 5, 2009
96 Blue Harvest, Part 1 April 22, 2009 DarkTimesVol2.jpg
Dark Times Volume 2
April 30, 2014
97 Blue Harvest, Part 2 August 26, 2009
98 Blue Harvest, Part 3 January 20, 2010
99 Blue Harvest, Part 4 April 14, 2010
100 Blue Harvest, Part 5 June 30, 2010
Dark Times: Out of the Wilderness OutoftheWildernessTPB.jpg
Volume 5: Out of the Wilderness
October 24, 2012
101 Out of the Wilderness 1 August 3, 2011
102 Out of the Wilderness 2 September 7, 2011
103 Out of the Wilderness 3 November 30, 2011
104 Out of the Wilderness 4 February 22, 2012
105 Out of the Wilderness 5 April 25, 2012
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Volume 6: Fire Carrier
September 25, 2013
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The Empire Vol. 3
February 27, 2017
106 Fire Carrier 1 February 6, 2013
107 Fire Carrier 2 March 6, 2013
108 Fire Carrier 3 April 3, 2013
109 Fire Carrier 4 May 1, 2013
110 Fire Carrier 5 June 5, 2013
Dark Times: A Spark Remains Star-wars-dark-times-vol-7.jpg
Volume 7: A Spark Remains
April 30, 2014
111 A Spark Remains 1 July 17, 2013
112 A Spark Remains 2 August 21, 2013
113 A Spark Remains 3 September 18, 2013
114 A Spark Remains 4 October 30, 2013
115 A Spark Remains 5 December 18, 2013

Tie-ins[]

An advertisement announcing the new comic series

Classic Trilogy appearances[]

Several characters from the original three Star Wars films made appearances throughout the Republic series. Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Yoda, and Emperor Palpatine/Darth Sidious all made regular appearances in the book. In addition, the following characters made cameo or brief appearances:

Related Characters[]