This is the 30th post in a daily series. Read about it here and see the list of previous posts here. A new post about “Star Wars” will be posted every day for 40 days leading up to the franchise’s 40th birthday on May 25th.

New Yorker cartoons are some of the best pleasures in life, and artist Benjamin Schwartz does some of our favorites.

Here are nine of our favorite “Star Wars”-themed cartoons from the last few years.


Nov. 24, 2015


“Just as we feared: Adele, ‘Star Wars,’ and the dance from ‘Hotline Bling’ have converged into a pop-culture singularity.”


Dec. 14, 2015


“So, Admiral Ackbar, what do you think of Cruz emerging as a more level-headed alternative to Trump?”


Dec. 15, 2015

12-15-15-starwars-politics-e1490145528714.jpg“I’m thinking we don’t bring up politics.”


Dec. 16, 2015


“Use some personality, Jeb.”


Dec. 17, 2015


“Sure, they all love you before the movie comes out…”


Dec. 18, 2015


“You think he’s bad? Wait until you meet Shkreli the Hutt.”


Jan. 7, 2016


“If they didn’t believe the H-bomb, there’s no way they’re going to believe this.”


Nov. 11, 2016


“So, are we forming a rebel alliance or what?”



Dec. 2, 2016


“Between you and me, I think he’s veered into the Alt-Dark Side.”


Good, right? What were your favorites? Did we miss any?

Sign up for the weekly newsletter here.
Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.