Knight Errant: Star Wars

Knight Errant - John Jackson Miller I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a fan of comics (other than newspaper strips, such as Peanuts or Garfield) or graphic novels. That may sound strange coming from a longtime superhero fan, but I've always preferred regular novels and movies/television shows to non-humorous comics. I have found that, when a comic book or graphic novel is turned into a movie or non-illustrated book, the results tend to be quite pleasing. Most of the books and movies (especially the former) about the likes of Spider-Man, Superman, the Fantastic Four, Batman, the Flash, and the X-Men that I've experienced have been wonderful. What does that have to do with "Star Wars: Knight Errant"? Simply this: "Knight Errant," according to the cover and preface, is inspired by a graphic novel. You probably guessed that I've never read the source material; still, the novel itself is quite engaging. With a fearless female protagonist, some very detestable villains, and plenty of lightsaber action, this is "Star Wars" as most people have come to love it. One thing to keep in mind: Since "Knight Errant" takes place a millennium prior to "A New Hope," beloved film characters such as Han Solo, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Jango Fett are nowhere to be found.