Back in 2012, Disney acquired Lucasfilm in one heck of a lucrative purchase on their part. Immediately, they set about restarting the Star Wars franchise on the big screen, to the joy of fans everywhere.
What people weren’t so keen on, though, was that Disney’s acquisition of the franchise rendered all of the many years of expanded universe material non-canon, now rebranded as “Legends.” Thankfully, the Star Wars galaxy began to be fleshed out again in 2015 when Marvel Comics – another of Disney’s companies – started publishing a plethora of comic books.
If you’re an old-fashioned fan who’s still rankled by the loss of the expanded universe, you should know that Marvel’s Star Wars comics have been uniformly strong across the board, offering a lot of material that brilliantly embellishes the world of the movies. Here, you’ll find 10 of the best additions that the comics have given the Star Wars universe, ranging from new characters to fleshed out backstories.
If you don’t know about these, you really should….