Timeline is read left-to-right for between years & (approximate) top-to-bottom for within year.
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Darth Maul (36 BBY-32 BBY)
Darth Maul (comic) - 36 BBY-32 BBY
Set before The Phantom Menace, this comic series reveals the life of Darth Maul as an apprentice to Darth Sidious.
Episode I: The Phantom Menace (32 BBY)
Episode I: The Phantom Menace (film) - 32 BBY
The origin of Anakin Skywalker.
Obi-Wan & Anakin (29 BBY)
Obi-Wan & Anakin (comic) - 29 BBY
Features Obi-Wan & his apprentice Anakin, set three years after the Phantom Menace.
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (22 BBY)
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (film) - 22 BBY
The Jedi need help as the separatist movement brings civil war to the galaxy.
Mace Windu (22 BBY-21 BBY)
Mace Windu (comic) - 22 BBY-21 BBY
Mace Windu adapts to the Jedi's new roles as generals in the Clone Wars. Takes place shortly after Attack of the Clones.
The Clone Wars (22 BBY)
The Clone Wars (film) - 22 BBY
Animated film that takes places in the early days of The Clone Wars. Follows Attack of the Clones and takes place very early in The Clone Wars TV series timeline. The first time we're introduced to Ahsoka Tano, Anakin's apprentice.
The Clone Wars (22 BBY-20 BBY)
The Clone Wars (tv) - 22 BBY-20 BBY
Animated TV series chronicling The Clone Wars over a span of 3 years almost right up to Revenge of the Sith. Features numerous story arcs and introduces a lot of new characters. Highly recommended for any Star Wars fan.
Catalyst (22 BBY-17 BBY)
Catalyst (book) - 22 BBY-17 BBY
Follows the Erso family as Galen gets recruited to work on energy research for Orson Krennic. This predates Rogue One's prologue.
Dark Disciple (19 BBY)
Dark Disciple (book) - 19 BBY
Dark Disciple completes the stories of Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos from the Clone Wars.
Son of Dathomir (19 BBY)
Son of Dathomir (comic) - 19 BBY
Continues Darth Maul's story from the Clone Wars.
Kanan: First Blood (19 BBY)
Kanan: First Blood (comic) - 19 BBY
Caleb Dume, aka Kanan Jarrus who was introcued in the Rebels TV series, goes on his first adventure with his new master Depa Billaba. This precedes Revenge of the Sith.
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (19 BBY)
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (film) - 19 BBY
The end of the Clone Wars, the final downfall of Anakin Skywalker and rise of the Galactic Empire.
Kanan: The Last Padawan (19 BBY)
Kanan: The Last Padawan (comic) - 19 BBY
Caleb Dume, aka Kanan Jarrus, who was introduced in the Rebels TV series, experiences the repercussions of Order 66. Takes place during Revenge of the Sith.
Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith (19 BBY)
Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith (comic) - 19 BBY
The rise of Darth Vader. Starts right at the end of Revenge of the Sith where he screams for the death of his wife Padmé Amidala.
Adventures in Wild Space (18 BBY)
Adventures in Wild Space (book) - 18 BBY
A book series following the characters Milo & Lina Graf as their parents were abducted by the Empire. Takes places in Wild Space, a region of the galaxy that isn't often explored.
Ahsoka (18 BBY-5 BBY)
Ahsoka (book) - 18 BBY-5 BBY
Follows Ahsoka Tano after leaving the Jedi Order, right up until we see her again in Rebels.
Lords of the Sith (14 BBY)
Lords of the Sith (book) - 14 BBY
Features Darth Sidious & Darth Vader on a mission to quell uprising on the planet Ryloth. Takes places before the Tarkin novel.
Tarkin (14 BBY)
Tarkin (book) - 14 BBY
Wilhuff Tarkin gets his own book, giving much needed background into this infamous character's rise through the Empire's ranks.
Rebel Rising (13 BBY-1 BBY)
Rebel Rising (book) - 13 BBY-1 BBY
Gives much needed backround to Jyn Erso's life growing up with Saw Gerrera and her adventures leading up to Rogue One.
Solo (13 BBY-10 BBY)
Solo (film) - 13 BBY-10 BBY
A formative story of young Han Solo, where he meets Lando & Chewbacca for the first time.
Most Wanted (13 BBY)
Most Wanted (book) - 13 BBY
A novel featuring Han Solo & Qi'ra during their childhood set before the events of the Solo film.
A New Dawn (11 BBY)
A New Dawn (book) - 11 BBY
Serves as prequel to the Rebels TV series. Features Kanan & Hera, how they met & teamed up.
Thrawn (11 BBY-3 BBY)
Thrawn (book) - 11 BBY-3 BBY
Details Thrawn's mysterious history in becoming part of the Empire. Goes right up to before Rebels season 3.
Lost Stars (11 BBY-5 ABY)
Lost Stars (book) - 11 BBY-5 ABY
Gives a brand new perspective to many Star Wars Original Trilogy events by following the romance of Thane & Ciena on opposite sides of the Galactic War. The story goes right into the Aftermath book series.
Servants of the Empire (6 BBY-5 BBY)
Servants of the Empire (book) - 6 BBY-5 BBY
This 4-book series follows the character Zare Leonis, who was first introduced in the Rebels TV series. It takes place before & during the TV series.
Ezra's Gamble (5 BBY)
Ezra's Gamble (book) - 5 BBY
Follows Ezra on an adventure set just before the start of the Rebels TV series.
Rebels (5 BBY-0 ABY)
Rebels (tv) - 5 BBY-0 ABY
Animated TV series following the adventures of the Ghost crew: Ezra, Kanan, Sabine, Hera & Zeb. Starts five years before A New Hope.
Leia, Princess of Alderaan (3 BBY)
Leia, Princess of Alderaan (book) - 3 BBY
Leia, as a teeanger discovers the rebellion and decides to join the fight against the Empire.
Guardians of the Whills (1 BBY-0 BBY)
Guardians of the Whills (book) - 1 BBY-0 BBY
Baze & Chirrut are tasked to resist the Empire as Guardians of the Kyber Temple on Jedha. Takes places roughly 6-months prior to Rogue One.
Rogue One (0 BBY)
Rogue One (film) - 0 BBY
The first anthology film. Follows the journey of a group of rebels
and their mission to steal the Death Star plans.
Episode IV: A New Hope (0 BBY)
Episode IV: A New Hope (film) - 0 BBY
Where it all started. Rogue One (film) immediately precedes this.
For another perspective of this movie, do check out Lost Stars.
From a Certain Point of View (0 ABY)
From a Certain Point of View (book) - 0 ABY
A 40 year Star Wars anniversary book that provides 40 short stories of different perspectives of normal folk during A New Hope.
Battlefront II: Inferno Squad (0 ABY)
Battlefront II: Inferno Squad (book) - 0 ABY
Follows the Inferno Squad after the destruction of the Death Star on the hunt for the Partisans, Saw Gerrera's rebel squad.
Princess Leia (0 ABY)
Princess Leia (comic) - 0 ABY
Stars Princess Leia, right after A New Hope, as she tries to find survivors of her homeworld Alderaan.
Smuggler's Run (0 ABY)
Smuggler's Run (book) - 0 ABY
Follows Han Solo & Chewbacca on a mission just after the medal ceremony in A New Hope.
Chewbacca (0 ABY)
Chewbacca (comic) - 0 ABY
Chewbacca also gets the spotlight in his own comic series. He is stranded on a planet during a mission for the Rebel Alliance. This takes place sometime after A New Hope.
Han Solo (0 ABY-2 ABY)
Han Solo (comic) - 0 ABY-2 ABY
Han Solo disguises himself using his smuggling background to take part in a race while on a secret mission for the Rebel Alliance. Takes place between A New Hope & The Empire Strikes Back.
Heir to the Jedi (0 ABY)
Heir to the Jedi (book) - 0 ABY
Recently crowned hero Luke Skywalker goes on an adventurous rescue mission for the Alliance. Written in first-person which is certainly unusual.
The Weapon of a Jedi (0 ABY)
The Weapon of a Jedi (book) - 0 ABY
Set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, Luke is called to a mysterious planet.
Star Wars (0 ABY-1 ABY)
Star Wars (comic) - 0 ABY-1 ABY
Key long running comic series featuring numerous characters and story arcs. The key stories take place between A New Hope & The Empire Strikes Back.
Lando (0 ABY-2 ABY)
Lando (comic) - 0 ABY-2 ABY
Features an adventure with Lando before he joined the Rebel Alliance. He has a plan to steal a very valuable shop.
Darth Vader (0 ABY-1 ABY)
Darth Vader (comic) - 0 ABY-1 ABY
Set after his failure to stop the destruction of the Death Star, up to The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader goes on various adventures in this 25 issue series.
Doctor Aphra (0 ABY-2 ABY)
Doctor Aphra (comic) - 0 ABY-2 ABY
Doctor Aphra, first introduced in the Darth Vader comic series, gets her own series, that takes place after the Darth Vader series.
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (3 ABY)
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (film) - 3 ABY
The Rebel Alliance struggles as the Empire strikes back. Yeah, and also the greatest film reveal of all time.
Battlefront: Twilight Company (3 ABY)
Battlefront: Twilight Company (book) - 3 ABY
Follows the the Rebel Alliance Twilight Company division as they battle against the Empire. Based on the game with the same name.
Moving Target (3 ABY-4 ABY)
Moving Target (book) - 3 ABY-4 ABY
Stars Princess Leia in another adventure for the Rebel Alliance.
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (4 ABY)
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (film) - 4 ABY
Beginning of the end for the Empire.
Shattered Empire (4 ABY)
Shattered Empire (comic) - 4 ABY
As the Emperor is killed, the Empire scrambles to fill the power vacuum. There's still some fight in them left. Takes places immediately after Return of the Jedi.
Aftermath (4 ABY)
Aftermath (book) - 4 ABY
Features Wedge Antilles as he still battles the remnants of the Empire.
Aftermath: Life Debt (5 ABY)
Aftermath: Life Debt (book) - 5 ABY
A direct sequel to Aftermath. Continues the story of Wedge Antilles and Rae Sloane as the Empire struggles to hold on to its power.
Aftermath: Empire's End (5 ABY)
Aftermath: Empire's End (book) - 5 ABY
Closes out the Aftermath trilogy with the Empire's final blow in the Battle of Jakku.
Last Shot (7 ABY)
Last Shot (book) - 7 ABY
Features Han Solo & Lando Calrissian in an adventure set after Return of the Jedi. It does feature flashbacks to their young selves set before the Solo film.
Bloodline (28 ABY)
Bloodline (book) - 28 ABY
Features Princess Leia as part of the Galactic Senate as she gets investigates a plot to overthrow the New Republic.
Phasma (28 ABY)
Phasma (book) - 28 ABY
Gives some more background on the mysterious Captain Phasma and her origins.
Before the Awakening (34 ABY)
Before the Awakening (book) - 34 ABY
This anthology book features the lives of Finn, Rey & Poe before the events of The Force Awakens.
Join the Resistance (34 ABY)
Join the Resistance (book) - 34 ABY
This children's book series follows a group of young Resistance fighters on the run from the First Order. Precedes The Force Awakens.
C-3PO: The Phantom Limb (34 ABY)
C-3PO: The Phantom Limb (comic) - 34 ABY
A one shot comic book details how C-3PO got his red arm.
Poe Dameron (34 ABY)
Poe Dameron (comic) - 34 ABY
This comic series follows Poe Dameron's adventures prior to The Force Awakens & ends just after the events of The Last Jedi.
Episode VII: The Force Awakens (34 ABY)
Episode VII: The Force Awakens (film) - 34 ABY
The First Order, grown out of the ashes of the Galactic Empire, are bent of destroying the New Republic.
Captain Phasma (34 ABY)
Captain Phasma (comic) - 34 ABY
This comic series follows Captain Phasma, how she escaped the destruction of Starkiller Base, immediately after The Force Awakens.
Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (34 ABY)
Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (film) - 34 ABY
Following immediately after The Force Awakens, we follow The Resistance fleeing from the First Order, along with Rey getting trained by Luke Skywalker on Ahch-To.
Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens: Volume I (34 ABY)
Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens: Volume I (book) - 34 ABY
This collection of short stories gives more background on aliens features in The Force Awakens.
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