A list of events in 1982 related to Star Wars.
- 11 - Filming for Return of the Jedi begins.
- Star Wars 55: Plif! released.
- Traitor's Gambit serial begins at the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.
- Star Wars 56: Coffin in the Clouds released.
- Star Wars 57: Hello, Bespin, Good-bye! released.
- Star Wars 58: Sundown! released.
- 20 - Filming for Return of the Jedi ends.
- Star Wars 59: Bazarre released.
- Star Wars is released on home video by 20th Century Fox Video in May as a Video Rental Library edition.
- The Night Beast serial begins at the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.
- The Return of Ben Kenobi serial begins at the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.
- Star Wars 61: Screams in the Void released.
- The Power Gem serial begins at the Los Angeles Times Syndicate.
- Star Wars 62: Pariah! released.
- Star Wars is released on home video by 20th Century Fox Video for general consumer release.
- 23 - Gene Day dies.
- Star Wars 63: The Mind Spider released.
- Marvel Movie Showcase 1 released.
- Star Wars 65: Golrath Never Forgets released.
- The Jedi Master's Quizbook is released.
- Marvel Movie Showcase 2 published.
- Star Wars 66: The Water Bandits released.
- Star Wars Annual 2: Shadeshine! published.
- The Empire Strikes Back video game is released.
- The Making of Star Wars reissued on video.
- The Empire Strikes Back Coloring Book is released.
- The Star Wars Micro Collection is released.
- Star Wars: Return of the Jedi toy line is released.
- Kenner releases action figures of:
- Kenner starts its Micro Collection line.