High Republic Wednesday: Yoda Art

The High Republic is an exciting new era in Star Wars, taking place two hundred years prior to The Phantom Menace. That means lots of new, interesting characters to get to know. However, since Yoda is so long-lived, he is quite alive during the High Republic, at a mere 700 or so years. I thought I’d take a look at some Yoda representations during the High Republic era.

This one seems to be an earlier concept piece prior to the release of Project Luminous (the name the creators gave to the High Republic publishing initiative):

This is an amazing image of Yoda with Jedi Knight Keeve Trennis; I believe it is a comic variant cover:

Gabriel Dell’Otto

This is a more detailed and stylized concept piece of Yoda in his “Temple” garb (a fancier, more formal version of Jedi robes):

This gorgeous image is of Yoda with Jedi Master Avar Kriss, and is another comic cover variant:

Stephanie Hans

Here’s Yoda in his “Mission” garb, a plainer and more utilitarian version of Jedi robes:

Yoda is definitely a well-respected part of the High Republic Jedi Council, but is not the Grand Master yet.* His appearances are few and far between in the novels, but has a slightly larger role to play in the comics, especially the High Republic Adventures, in which he leads a group of younglings and Padawans. It’s always great to see this iconic, wisdom-dispensing character in any era.

What do you think of these images? Let me know in the comments and we’ll talk about it.

For light and life!

*Edited–He actually is a Grandmaster, but he shares the post with two other Jedi: Lahru and Pra-tre Veter.

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