The Crushing Comics Guide to Star Wars – your guide to watching, reading, and collecting Star Wars Expanded Universe canon films, TV shows, novels, and comic books. Last updated April 2017 with titles scheduled for release through December 2016.
The film Attack of the Clones (2002) occurs in 22 BBY, starting with the assassination attempt on Senator Amidala and ending with her secret wedding to Anakin Skywalker. This period of canon stories continues through The Clone Wars television show and films through 19 BBY, when Revenge of the Sith begins with the rescue of Chancellor Palpatine from Count Dooku.
Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and its adaptations
Comic: Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones
Collects Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones #1-4. This adaption predates the New Expanded Universe, but as a film adaptation the material is still adjacent to canon if not official.
Photo Comic: Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Photo Comic (2007)
A comic adaptation of the film using film stills rather than illustrations.
Graphic Novel: Star Wars: The Prequel Trilogy – A Graphic Novel (2017)
A graphic novel adaptation of the canon story of all three of the prequel films in the style of Disney animation.
- Junior Novelization by Patricia C. Wrede
- Young Readers Little Golden Book by Geof Smith and Ethen Beavers
- Attack of the Clones Read-Along Storybook and CD
- The Prequel Trilogy Stories – A Young Readers adaptation of all three of the prequel films
- 5-Minute Star Wars Stories & 5-Minute Stories Strike Back – A Young Readers adaptation of stories from throughout the series
Episode II – Attack of the Clones era canon story order
Attack of the Clones and its adaptations occur here.
Video Game: Star Wars Battlefront II (contains battles from throughout the film series)
The Clone Wars: Unfinished Episodes – The unproduced episodes of Clone Wars Season 6 were released as storyboard animatics and are considered canon.
Short Story: “Kindred Spirits” is a short story from Star Wars Insider 159 that is a prologue to Dark Disciple.
Novel: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden (hardcover / paperback / digital)
Adapted from unproduced Clone Wars scripts for “Lethal Alliance,” “The Mission,” “Conspirators,” “Dark Disciple,” “Saving Vos Part I,” “Saving Vos Part II,” “Traitor,” and “The Path.” This story continues through the Son of Dathomir and Kanan comic stories, below.
Comic: Darth Maul—Son of Dathomir #1-4 in Star Wars: Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir
Also collects material from Star Wars Tales #7-9. This was the final Dark Horse Star Wars comic, adapted from unproduced scripts of Clone Wars – which places the story after Darth Maul’s apparent death at the end of Episode I. For a few years, its Dark Horse collection (ISBN 978-1783295166) was sold for astronomical sums, as it was relatively short-printed (especially compared to Marvel books)!