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John Jackson Miller

John Jackson Miller is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Trek: Discovery: The Enterprise War, the acclaimed Star Trek: Prey trilogy (Hell’s Heart, The Jackal’s Trick, The Hall of Heroes), and the novels Star Trek: The Next Generation: Takedown; Star Wars: A New Dawn; Star Wars: Kenobi; Star Wars: Knight Errant; Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith—The Collected Stories; and fifteen Star Wars graphic novels, as well as the original work Overdraft: The Orion Offensive. He has also written the enovella Star Trek: Titan: Absent Enemies. A comics industry historian and analyst, he has written for franchises including Halo, Conan, Iron Man, Indiana Jones, Battlestar Galactica, Mass Effect, and The Simpsons. He lives in Wisconsin with his wife, two children, and far too many comic books.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – The High Country

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – The High Country

An all-new Star Trek adventure—the first novel based on the thrilling Paramount+ TV series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds!

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Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 1

Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 1

Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne's own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth.

Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #0-18. Back in print in May 2023!

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Star Wars Legends: Rebellion Omnibus Vol. 2 (Comic shop exclusive cover)

Star Wars Legends: Rebellion Omnibus Vol. 2 (Comic shop exclusive cover)

My first Star Wars work in any medium, the story "Model Officer" from Star Wars: Empire is reprinted in this massive deluxe edition from Marvel!

 

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Star Wars Legends: Rebellion Omnibus Vol. 2 (Regular cover)

Star Wars Legends: Rebellion Omnibus Vol. 2 (Regular cover)

My first Star Wars work in any medium, the story "Model Officer" from Star Wars: Empire is reprinted in this massive deluxe edition from Marvel!

 

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Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 5

Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 5

As the Sith overtake the galaxy, a group of brave Jedi continue hit-and-run missions - but Jedi Knight Kerra Holt's first mission goes horribly wrong. Now Kerra intends to liberate as many innocents as possible - and find the truth about her missing family in the process!

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Star Wars: Tales of Kenobi

Star Wars: Tales of Kenobi

This is a special leather-bound collector's hardcover from Barnes & Noble, combining my Star Wars: Kenobi novel with Alan Dean Foster's Obi-Wan novel, Star Wars: The Approaching Storm.

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Star Trek: Picard – Rogue Elements

Star Trek: Picard – Rogue Elements

A thrilling untold adventure based on the acclaimed Star Trek: Picard TV series! Available in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook — and now, in trade paperback! Winner of the 2022 Scribe Award for Best Media Tie-in Novel (Speculative)!

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Star Trek: Discovery – Die Standing

Star Trek: Discovery – Die Standing

Emperor Georgiou's first mission for Section 31 in a novel based upon the explosive Star Trek: Discovery TV series! Winner of the 2021 Scribe Award for Best Media Tie-in Novel (Speculative)!

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Halo: The Rise of Atriox

Halo: The Rise of Atriox

This anthology features the ruthless villain from Halo Wars 2, Atriox, whose defiance of the alien collective known as the Covenant is unmatched. Atriox, the legendary Brute who questioned the Great Journey and the will of the Prophets as he watched his comrades die for their cause. Atriox, who created the faction known across the universe as the Banished!

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Star Wars Legends: The Old Republic Omnibus Vol. 1 (Weaver exclusive cover)

Star Wars Legends: The Old Republic Omnibus Vol. 1 (Weaver exclusive cover)

For the first time under one cover, the entire Knights of the Old Republic comics story by John Jackson Miller is available in one colossal, deluxe edition from Marvel!

This version's cover, exclusive to the comic shop market, is by Dustin Weaver.

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Star Wars Legends: The Old Republic Omnibus Vol. 1 (Ching cover)

Star Wars Legends: The Old Republic Omnibus Vol. 1 (Ching cover)

For the first time under one cover, the entire Knights of the Old Republic comics story by John Jackson Miller is available in one colossal, deluxe edition from Marvel!

This version's cover is by Brian Ching.

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Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 2

Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 2

After Zayne Carrick is framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi in training, his poor luck prevents him from clearing his name and throws him into dangerous situations all over the galaxy, leading to his final confrontation with the Jedi Masters who massacred their own Padawans!

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Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 3

Star Wars: Legends Epic Collection – The Old Republic Vol. 3

Zayne Carrick's adventures continue in the finale to the Knights of the Old Republic comics series! Contains issues #37-50 of the Knights of the Old Republic comics series and issues #1-5 of the Knights of the old Republic: War series.

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Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 1

Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 1

Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne's own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth.

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Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 2

Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 2

After Zayne Carrick is framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi in training, his poor luck prevents him from clearing his name and throws him into dangerous situations all over the galaxy, leading to his final confrontation with the Jedi Masters who massacred their own Padawans!

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Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 3

Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 3

Free at last from the false charges against him, former Padawan Zayne Carrick is ready and able to search out adventure with his group of companions, but when he discovers that one of his allies, the beautiful Jarael, has been running from her past, he dedicates himself to her redemption. Soon, Zayne is caught in a web of sport dueling, slavery, an evil twin, an ancient society, and finally, the frontline of the Mandalorian Wars!

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 1: Commencement

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 1: Commencement

Thousands of years before Luke Skywalker would destroy the Death Star in that fateful battle above Yavin 4, one lone Padawan would become a fugitive hunted by his own Masters, charged with murdering every one of his fellow Jedi-in-training! From criminals hiding out in the treacherous under-city of the planet Taris, to a burly, mysterious droid recovered from the desolate landscape of a cratered moon, Padawan Zayne Carrick will find unexpected allies in his desperate race to clear his name before the unmerciful authorities enact swift retribution upon him!

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 2: Flashpoint

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 2: Flashpoint

Nearly 4,000 years before the Death Star, fugitive Padawan Zayne Carrick's quest to clear his name for the alleged murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training brings him head to head with the galaxy's most feared fighting force - the Mandalorians! Along with a petty crook named Gryph and Elbee the grouchy droid, Zayne is a passenger aboard the Last Resort, a renegade ship piloted by the senile genius Camper and his fierce protector Jarael. Together, this motley crew will face kidnappings, hijackings, maniacal scientists, Mandalorian traitors, bumbling bounty hunting brothers, and a few really big explosions.

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 3:  Days of Fear, Nights of Anger

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 3: Days of Fear, Nights of Anger

Nearly four thousand years before the Death Star, fugitive Padawan Zayne Carrick's quest to clear his name runs afoul of forces beyond his control — forces he and his friends have helped to unleash!

Con artist Gryph sees the Mandalorian Wars as a chance to make a quick credit, but Zayne sees a terrible tragedy on the horizon—one where only an act of self-sacrifice can save the ungrateful Republic! But the real key to the future of the galaxy may lie with none other than Zayne's fellow fugitives, the genius Camper and the beautiful Jarael, who have just fallen prey to the forces they've spent a lifetime running from!

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 4:  Daze of Hate, Knights of Suffering

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 4: Daze of Hate, Knights of Suffering

Zayne Carrick joins forces with the same Masters who murdered his fellow Padawan in a desperate attempt to save the galaxy from the Mandalorians! Arkanian Lord Adasca holds the Republic and the Mandalorians hostage, offering a weapon of unrivaled power to the highest bidder, but not even Zayne and his former Master Lucien Draay can stop Adasca from unleashing unthinkable devastation in pursuit of profit. Then, back on Taris, Zayne finds himself allied with Master Raana Tey in a mission against the marauding Mandalorians - but Tey may be more interested in destroying Zayne than she is in saving the planet!

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Star Wars: Vector Volume 1 (aka Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 5)

Star Wars: Vector Volume 1 (aka Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 5)

A terrible vision reaching far into the future alerts the secret Jedi Covenant to the importance of Taris, and they activate operative Celeste Morne. She encounters a monstrous threat, an ancient Sith artifact, an army of Mandalorians, and Zayne Carrick, the Padawan accused of killing his fellow students! Then, over 4,000 years into the future, "Vector" crosses into the period immediately following the events in Revenge of the Sith. The unfortunate misfit crew of the Uhumele is thrown into the path of Darth Vader and the now-ancient Jedi Master Celeste! Both Sith and smugglers will not leave this meeting without grave consequences...

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 6: Vindication

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 6: Vindication

Fugitive Padawan Zayne Carrick's quest to clear his name is finally concluded in this huge, novel-length volume! Zayne and his con-artist companion Gryph commit to exposing the dark actions of the secret Jedi Covenant. Doing so takes them not only to the homeworld of one of Zayne's murdering Masters, but into the most highly guarded place on the planet - a storehouse of Sith artifacts! But his days as a renegade won't end there! Zayne's search for justice will continue to Coruscant, where he'll confront his Master, Lucien Draay, and the members of the Jedi Covenant in a showdown that will end his days as a fugitive - one way, or another!

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 7: Dueling Ambitions

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 7: Dueling Ambitions

Former Padawan - and former fugitive - Zayne Carrick is taking his life in a new direction. Along with his con-artist best friend Gryph; the beautiful, bold, and mysterious Jarael; and ex-Mandalorian warrior Rohlan; our bumbling yet lovable hero is ready to embark on the sort of adventures only possible in the Star Wars universe! In "Prophet Motive," it's a long-shot swindle gone wrong; in "Faithful Execution," it's a ghost ship and renegade droids; and in "Dueling Ambitions," it's combat sports and high-speed racing.

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 8: Destroyer

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 8: Destroyer

Knights of the Old Republic: Destroyer begins with an untold chapter from the lives of Malak and Revan - stars of the Knights of the Old Republic video game! From there, it takes us to a death-defying shootout on the face of a comet and into the heart of one of the cruelest organizations in the galaxy - the Crucible. Former Padawan Zayne Carrick risks not just his life, but also his sanity, to help his friend Jarael face her dark past. Zayne may have set off for adventure, but what he finds are irreversible consequences for himself and his crew in a dangerous, unforgiving galaxy.

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 9: Demon

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 9: Demon

Zayne and his con-artist partner Gryph are finally learning the truth about their fierce friend Jarael and the strange Mandalorian deserter Rohlan. Deception has been company to the foursome since Zayne's life as a fugitive banded them together. Now, as they have continued adventuring across the galaxy, light has shone on each of their pasts. Yet for one of Zayne's companions, a resurfacing past brings deadly peril - and he'll have to call in every favor he can if he hopes to save the day!

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 10: War

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Vol. 10: War

The Republic and the Mandalorians are at war, and some of the Jedi are joining the fight! One Jedi, peace-loving Zayne Carrick, has found himself on the front lines against his wishes—he’s been drafted . . . And when Zayne is captured by the Mandalorians while storming beaches with his fellow Republic troops, he suddenly is forced not only to fight, but to fight alongside the enemy!

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Star Wars Adventures Vol. 7: Pomp and Circumstance

Star Wars Adventures Vol. 7: Pomp and Circumstance

With Leia injured, it's up to Luke to undertake a sensitive diplomatic mission with the easily-irritated Sarkans! What should be a routine meeting soon turns into an action packed adventure with the fate of the galaxy on the line!

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