For other uses, see Star Wars (disambiguation).

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[edit | edit source]

Issues[edit | edit source]

Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback(s) TPB pub date
As Star Wars
0 Prelude to Rebellion 0 December 1, 1998
Prelude to Rebellion Prelude to Rebellion May 30,
2000
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
Outlander Outlander April 4,
2001
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
Emissaries to Malastare 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
Twilight Twilight December 19,
2001
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 None
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
The Hunt for Aurra Sing 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
Darkness Darkness August 7,
2002
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
The Stark Hyperspace War The Stark Hyperspace War November 12,
2003
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 None
40 The Devaronian Version, Part 1 March 20, 2002
41 The Devaronian Version, Part 2 May 8, 2002
Rite of Passage 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
Honor and Duty 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
49 Sacrifice January 22, 2003 Clone Wars Volume 1:
The Defense of Kamino
July 9,
2003
50 The Defense of Kamino February 26, 2003
The New Face of War 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 Blast Radius April 30, 2003
54 Double Blind June 4, 2003 Clone Wars Volume 4:
Light and Dark
June 9,
2004
63 Striking from Shadows April 7, 2004
The Battle of Jabiim Clone Wars Volume 3:
Last Stand on Jabiim
February 25,
2004
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 Clone Wars Volume 5:
The Best Blades
November 24,
2004
61 Dead Ends February 18, 2004
62 No Man's Land March 17, 2004
64 Bloodlines April 28, 2004
Show of Force 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 2 June 30, 2004
67 Forever Young August 4, 2004
68 Armor August 25, 2004
Dreadnaughts of Rendili
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
Trackdown 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
Siege of Saleucami
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
Into the Unknown Clone Wars Volume 9:
Endgame
July 26,
2006
79 Into the Unknown, Part 1 November 9, 2005
80 Into the Unknown, Part 2 December 21, 2005
Hidden Enemy
81 Hidden Enemy, Part 1 January 4, 2006
82 Hidden Enemy, Part 2 January 11, 2006
83 Hidden Enemy, Part 3 February 8, 2006

Omnibus[edit | edit source]

Issues #1-6 Issues #7-18 Issues #19-26, #32-45 Issues #27-31
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Omnibus:
Rise of the Sith
Omnibus:
Emissaries and Assassins
Omnibus:
Quinlan Vos:
Jedi in Darkness
Omnibus:
Menace Revealed
January 21, 2009 April 1, 2009 December 2, 2010 July 22, 2009
Issues #49-54, #61, #63, #67 Issues #55-60, #62, #64-66, #68 Issues #69-77, #81-83
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Omnibus:
Clone Wars Volume 1:
The Republic Goes to War
Omnibus:
Clone Wars Volume 2:
The Enemy on All Sides
Omnibus:
Clone Wars Volume 3:
The Republic Falls
August 22, 2012 October 16, 2012 December 19, 2012

30th Anniversary Collection[edit | edit source]

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

Epic Collection[edit | edit source]

Issues #0-6 Issues #7-18 Issues #19-35
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Epic Collection:
Rise of the Sith Vol. 2
Epic Collection:
The Menace Revealed Vol. 1
Epic Collection:
The Menace Revealed Vol. 2
November 28, 2017 October 2, 2018 November 19, 2019
Issues #49-54 Issues #55-67 Issues #68-73 Issues #78-80
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Epic Collection:
The Clone Wars Vol. 1
Epic Collection:
The Clone Wars Vol. 2
Epic Collection:
The Clone Wars Vol. 3
Epic Collection:
The Empire Vol. 1
January 10, 2017 April 3, 2018 April 7, 2020 April 28, 2015

Dark Times continuation series issues[edit | edit source]

Issue Title Publication date Trade paperback TPB pub date Omnibus collection Omnibus pub date
The Path to Nowhere Volume One
The Path to Nowhere
January 9, 2008 Star Wars Omnibus:
Dark Times Volume 1
January 1, 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
Parallels Volume Two
Parallels
August 13, 2008
89 Parallels, Part 1 October 24, 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 23, 2008
Vector 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 Volume Four
Blue Harvest
November 17, 2010
N/A Blue Harvest 0 August 5, 2009
96 Blue Harvest, Part 1 April 22, 2009 Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Volume 2 May 7, 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 Volume Five
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
Dark Times: Fire Carrier Volume Six
Fire Carrier
September 25, 2013
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 Volume Seven
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

Story arcs[edit | edit source]

An advertisement announcing the new comic series

Tie-ins[edit | edit source]

Classic Trilogy appearances[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]


Star Wars: Republic
Issues
Star Wars:
0 · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19
20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 · 28 · 29 · 30 · 31 · 32 · 33 · 34 · 35 · 36 · 37 · 38 · 39
40 · 41 · 42 · 43 · 44 · 45
Star Wars: Republic
46 · 47 · 48 · 49 · 50 · 51 · 52 · 53 · 54 · 55 · 56 · 57 · 58 · 59 · 60 · 61 · 62 · 63 · 64 · 65
66 · 67 · 68 · 69 · 70 · 71 · 72 · 73 · 74 · 75 · 76 · 77 · 78 · 79 · 80 · 81 · 82 · 83
Story arcs
Star Wars:
Prelude to Rebellion · Outlander · Emissaries to Malastare · Twilight · Infinity's End
The Hunt for Aurra Sing · Darkness · The Stark Hyperspace War · The Devaronian Version · Rite of Passage
Star Wars: Republic
Honor and Duty · The New Face of War · The Battle of Jabiim · Show of Force · Dreadnaughts of Rendili
Trackdown · Siege of Saleucami · Into the Unknown · Hidden Enemy
Trade paperbacks
Prelude to Rebellion · Outlander · Emissaries to Malastare · Twilight · The Hunt for Aurra Sing
Darkness · The Stark Hyperspace War · Rite of Passage · Honor and Duty
Clone Wars trade paperbacks
The Defense of Kamino · Victories and Sacrifices · Last Stand on Jabiim · Light and Dark
The Best Blades · On the Fields of Battle · When They Were Brothers · The Last Siege, the Final Truth
Endgame · 30th Anniversary Collection: Light and Dark · 30th Anniversary Collection: Endgame
Omnibus Collections
Rise of the Sith · Emissaries and Assassins · Menace Revealed · Quinlan Vos: Jedi in Darkness
Clone Wars Volume 1: The Republic Goes to War · Clone Wars Volume 2: The Enemy on All Sides
Clone Wars Volume 3: The Republic Falls
Epic Collections
Rise of the Sith Vol. 2 · The Menace Revealed Vol. 1 · The Menace Revealed Vol. 2
The Clone Wars Vol. 1 . The Clone Wars Vol. 2 · The Clone Wars Vol. 3 · The Empire Vol. 1
Related issues and series
Jedi Council: Acts of War · Heart of Fire · Jedi · Obsession · Purge · Dark Times
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