Beginning with the premiere of the first film in 1977, the Star Wars franchise has become a pop culture juggernaut, inspiring tie-in novels, videogames, toys and, of course, more movies, including the most recent installment last December.
Some might say that such an established and celebrated phenomenon deserves a day of recognition. Thankfully, the perfect day for such festivities is built right into the calendar! Today, May 4th, is Star Wars Day — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”
Cartoonists tend to walk on the nerdier side of life, so it’s no surprise that they’ve embraced, referenced and parodied Star Wars in their comics.
We’ve rounded up our favorite Star Wars comics for you to enjoy: This is the collection you’re looking for.
Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you!