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The Star Wars Universe


Reviews, features, profiles, images, and video from all corners of the Star Wars universe, including the feature films, animated series, books, graphic novels, games, and more. Regularly updated and expanded.
  1. Basic information
  2. The Star Wars Films
  3. Star Wars Character Profiles
  4. The Worlds of Star Wars
  5. Star Wars in Print
  6. Star Wars Graphic Novels
  7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  1. Star Wars TV and Specials
  2. The Force and Those Who Use It
  3. Star Wars Topics and Controversies
  4. Star Wars Parodies
  5. Star Wars Stuff and Events
  6. Star Wars New Merchandise Guide
  7. Star Wars FAQ

Basic information

Millennium Falcon

The Star Wars universe itself and how to navigate it.

The Star Wars Films

Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker

The core of the Star Wars universe is the six feature films, beginning with 'Star Wars' (1977), later referred to as 'Episode IV: A New Hope.'

Star Wars Character Profiles

Princess Leia

Profiles of some of the heroes, helpers, villains, and bystanders in the Star Wars universe, including origins, discrepancies, controversies, and elaborations from the expanded universe.

The Worlds of Star Wars


A closer look at some if the key planets and places of the Star Wars universe.

Star Wars in Print

Splinter of the Mind's Eye

The Star Wars universe has been vastly extended by dozens of novels, short stories, and graphic novels, adding new worlds and characters and developing the old ones in all sorts of unexpected ways.

Star Wars Graphic Novels

Marvel Star Wars Comic

Some of the most inventive expansions of the Star Wars stories have taken place in comic books and graphic novels, including those published by Marvel and Dark Horse Comics.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars consists of an animated feature film and a subsequent animated television series that details events that occur between Episodes II and III.

Star Wars TV and Specials

Star Wars Droids

Before 'The Clone Wars', there were other Star Wars series on television, as well as unique events like the Star Wars Holiday Special.

The Force and Those Who Use It

Jedi Mind Trick

Here you can find information about the Force, its nature and uses, as well as those who use it -- including the Jedi and the Sith.

Star Wars Topics and Controversies

Han Solo

Star Wars has inspired enthusiasm, discussion, and debate since the moment the first film appeared on screens -- never more so than when George Lucas makes changes to his own creations.

Star Wars Parodies

Emperor Palpatine

Star Wars is such a seminal part of pop culture than there have been countless parodies, take-offs, and references, often undertaken by the franchise's biggest fans.

Star Wars Stuff and Events

Star Wars Celebration IV, Los Angeles

Fandom, merchandise, party ideas, and other ways to bring Star Wars into your life.

Star Wars New Merchandise Guide

Our monthly update of what's new in Star Wars merchandise, including new books, comics, games, toys, and more.

Star Wars FAQ

Frequently asked questions and other curiosities about the Star Wars universe. Got a question of your own? Email it to us at this address: scifi.guide (at) about.com.

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