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
Sav Malagán, Community, & Identity – A Queer Lens on The High Republic Adventures
Star Wars: The High Republic Reflections – How Sav Malagán and Dexter Jettster Inform Each Other’s Characters