George Lucas's Star Wars was inspired by comic books, and in the ’90s Dark Horse comics proved to be a fertile hotbed for the franchise's revitalization before the film series restart that continues to this day.
Marvel Comics is home to the key Star Wars comics for hardcore fans, as they're confirmed in-continuity with the movies and TV shows. The House of Ideas currently has five ongoing Star Wars titles - Star Wars, Darth Vader, Doctor Aphra, The High Republic, and Bounty Hunters.
The first four titles are all set in the time period between Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and they'll be participating in a crossover centered around Boba Fett transporting Han Solo's carbonite-frozen body to Jabba the Hutt. Turns out, some people want to save him - but a couple of bounty hunters also want to snake that reward out from under Fett. This'll all happen in May and June with the crossover 'War of the Bounty Hunters.'
Meanwhile, IDW has been serving an all-ages counterpoint to those with several tremendous Star Wars ongoing's and limited series, including an adaptation of Greg Rucka's prose novel Smuggler's Run. Here's a week-by-week rundown of new Star Wars comics: