Understanding the Complex World of Star Wars Publishing
Do you know your ‘ABY’ from your ‘G-canon’? How are you with ‘retroactive continuity’ (‘retcon’)? What are ‘Infinities’? What is the EU? (clue: it has nothing to do with Brussels) and what were ‘the returns of the Jedi’?
To step into the world of Star Wars publishing is to enter a very particular universe, one with its own rules and language, a fanboy/fangirl paradise that is complex and perplexing – and about to grow even more so with the release of the seventh film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.