In some respects, Andor is a new frontier: a series spinning off from not only the Skywalker Saga but specifically one of the two Star Wars Story films (in this case, Rogue One). The new series—the first three episodes of which debuted on Disney+ this week—is also largely disconnected from anything to do with the Force, the Jedi, or any of that flashy lightsaber stuff.

But that doesn’t make Andor totally uncharted territory. Many comics, novels, and even video games have explored the same time period in the saga, and the same ideas. If three episodes only whets your appetite for more stories from the earliest days of the conflict between the Galactic Empire and the nascent Rebellion, these comics will fill that void.

Star Wars: Rogue One—Cassian & K-2SO Special #1 (2017)

Andor might be the origin story for a character that audiences already saw at the end of Rogue One, but it’s not the first time Star Wars fans have had a chance to see Cassian Andor in his prime. For that particular pleasure, look to this one-off special issue released by Marvel to tie in with the movie’s 2017 theatrical release. It’s essentially a comic that reveals the first meeting between Andor and his robot companion, the snarky but ultimat
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