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The High Republic: The Blade #1

Published December 28th, 2022


The High Republic: The Blade #1 is the first issue of the canon comic book series The High Republic — The Blade, set in the high republic era. It was published on December 28, 2022 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

Hundreds of years before the Skywalker Saga, witness the rise of a legend – the mighty Jedi PORTER ENGLE, perhaps the most skilled lightsaber wielder in the High Republic.
With his fellow Jedi Knight Barash, he travels the galaxy, serving as a guardian of peace and justice.
But even Porter Engle has enemies he cannot defeat.

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Opening Crawl

Part I

This is a time of great exploration. Brave teams of REPUBLIC PATHFINDERS strike out into unsettled regions of space to build new communications networks and find hidden hyperspace lanes. Much is unknown. Danger is everywhere.

The JEDI ORDER has offered its help to the Republic, sending its JEDI KNIGHTS to help wherever they are needed.

On a far-off planet known as THE BONEWORLD, two of the greatest Jedi of the age embark upon their next adventure….