A Tomboy Lens on The High Republic Adventures

When I cried over the first issue of The High Republic Adventures (2022), I thought I understood why. It seemed clear to me from the start. A neat, tidy answer. Until I pulled at the thread.

What follows is a messy – even outright ugly – tangle of literary, American, and queer history and how it led to place The High Republic Adventures found me.

Part 1: Padawans and the History of Tomboys

Part 2: Jedi and the Legacy of Tomboys

Part 3: Space Pirates and Transmasculinity

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