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Discussion New Canon Materials (novels, TV shows, comics, games) and Episode IX

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode IX - Spoilers Allowed' started by Darth Chiznuk , Jan 4, 2018.

  1. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    ITT we discuss all of the new material released that isn't the actual films and how they can possible impact the ST and specifically IX. Rebels is wrapping up soon and of course the first live action SW television series is on the horizon. We continue to be inundated with novels that explore the characters of the films and the events preceding them. And we have a new animated series that will likely premiere sometime after Rebels concludes.

    Personally since seeing TLJ I've been wondering if we might get a series that serves a similar function that TCW did. Set between TLJ and IX and depicting the war that has just begun. With Finn, Rey and Poe and all the others returning as the main focus.

    Anyway, we have two years until IX so a lot of time to discuss this stuff!
     
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  2. DarthHass

    DarthHass Jedi Master star 3

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    I would actually love that kind of series. Especially if it leads to closure of Leia's story. Kind of how the clone wars and 2003 clone wars was moving towards/depicted the battle of coruscant.
     
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  3. TheMoldyCrow

    TheMoldyCrow Jedi Knight star 3

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    I could see them going down that route, but we won't get any sort of ST related show until after E9 is out. I just hope they give us a better show than Rebels has been.
     
  4. Jamtia

    Jamtia Jedi Knight star 3

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    Well hopefully the novels are more tied into 9 than the books leading to 8 were. As good as Phasma was, it really did nothing for her character and none of the information was useful/tied into the movie. I think it felt more of an apology in advance for not making Phasma awesome in 8.

    I would like an animated series. Depends how long the time jump is but I don't think we would see that until after 9? Unless they started working on it this year.
     
  5. Darth_Bertie

    Darth_Bertie Force Ghost star 5

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    I believe it is time we know more about the ST period. The books and comics under Disney have been underwhelming. Why not release a Snoke novel like with Plagueis back in the day? How about a novel about Luke's Jedi? Something juicy
     
  6. Dame sans merci

    Dame sans merci Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, there IS the new animated series to be announced. Perhaps it could cover a post-ROTJ Luke (and then MH could be involved)?
     
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  7. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    Darth Vader #10 preview.
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  8. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    Forces of Destiny - Rey preview.
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  9. Jozgar

    Jozgar Jedi Knight star 3

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    When it comes to speculating on future events, I don't think we want to look into any stories too much until the latter half of 2018. Remember Episode IX's script is still in pre-production right now, so its events are just as much a mystery to all these authors as they are to us.

    If the writers of the expanded canon are given relevant information to help them foreshadow the movies (and that's a big "if"), they probably won't get it for months.
     
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  10. bluealien1

    bluealien1 Jedi Knight star 3

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    please,please,PLEASE for all that is right and holy let MH have a animated series.I still remember him as the Joker in the OG Batman series.^:)^
     
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  11. Satipo

    Satipo Force Ghost star 7

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    That would be amazing.


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  12. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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  13. Jozgar

    Jozgar Jedi Knight star 3

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    When do the solicitations for issues come out?
     
  14. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Host, PT Interview Thread star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    I can not wait for Rebels to come out. I doubt it will tie into the new movies at all though
     
  15. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    Star Wars Adventures #6 preview.
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  16. JediMasterSven

    JediMasterSven Jedi Knight star 2

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    Right now, what I would like most is an animated series set between ROTJ and TFA. I want to see "my heroes" Luke, Han and Leia, as they were before Ben Solo went coocoo for cocoa puffs. Like what kind of crazy adventures did Luke and his students have? Who was Snoke and where did he come from, and why did Han and Leia let a guy like that near their son?
     
  17. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Host, PT Interview Thread star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Glad we can see more of Paige. She had like no dialogue
     
  18. Jamtia

    Jamtia Jedi Knight star 3

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    Still one of the mysteries we may not get answered. How did Snoke get so close to Kylo. Maybe there will be back story in 9, but if not I want to read about it at least in a novel.
     
  19. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Host, PT Interview Thread star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    This really makes you wonder. How did Snoke actually meet Kylo? When did Luke become aware of Snoke? So many questions
     
  20. JediMasterSven

    JediMasterSven Jedi Knight star 2

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    Untill I hear otherwise, I'm going with Han and Leia took out a Craigslist add for a babysitter and Snoke was the only applicant.
     
  21. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Host, PT Interview Thread star 10 VIP - Game Host

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    Guys Dee Bradley Baker confirmed on his twitter that Rebels does not come back until the 24th of February
     
  22. JediMasterSven

    JediMasterSven Jedi Knight star 2

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  23. Ancient Whills

    Ancient Whills Force Ghost star 5

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    He backtracked.
    deebradleybaker Oops! I’m informed the premier date I listed isn’t correct for US screens- I will update when I learn the correct info. MTFBWY!
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  24. Mungo Baobab

    Mungo Baobab Manager Emeritus star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    What ancient lightsaber is this?

    "Spoiler alert: There are some major surprises, Star Wars-wise, in Secrets of the Empire. A potentially major piece of Star Wars lore is revealed — an ancient lightsaber that looks like none we’ve seen before. All Williams will say regarding the artifact: “Stay tuned.” And a legendary character makes an appearance, getting up close and personal. It’s a moment that will thrill anyone who has ever loved Star Wars. “There are so many layers in that moment,” Williams says, “that I think everything just came together so beautifully.”

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  25. Satipo

    Satipo Force Ghost star 7

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    Hmmm. I know normally none of our speculation ever goes anywhere, but what if that's a new saber Rey can take in episode 9?