Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is a monthly comic book series published by Dark Horse Comics which ran for 50 issues, from January 2006 to February 2010. It is part of their 20th anniversary retooling of its long-running Star Wars series. It takes place in the same timeline as the video games of the same name, eight years prior to the first game.The Knights of the Old Republic comic stars failed Padawan Zayne Carrick who is falsely accused of murdering his fellow Jedi students due to the efforts of his masters. Joining with Snivvian conman Marn "Gryph" Hierogryph and the beautiful Arkanian off-shoot Jarael, Zayne attempts to clear his name and unravel the truth of his friends' death.The writer of the series, John Jackson Miller, is producing a continuation, or spin-off of the comics, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: War, in which Zayne Carric "has been drafted" into the Mandalorian Wars.
Tropes found in KOTOR the comic are: