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Star Wars Insider

Star Wars Insider #196

Celebrating the greatest space adventure saga of all time, Star Wars Insider really gets the reader inside the worlds of Star Wars through interviews, behind-the-scenes exclusives and unrivalled access to the Lucasfilm archives. Each issue offers star interviews, ‘making of’ features and merchandise coverage, plus the unique ‘Blaster!’ section covering up-coming books, comics, action figures and other collectibles.

Land:
United Kingdom
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Titan Publishing Group
Erscheinungsweise:
Bimonthly
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1 Min.
welcome...

Star Warsis history! Obviously it’s not over, thank the Maker, but by definition, it all happeneda long time ago—whichStar Warshas always been very upfront about, in big blue letters. So there’s no need for us to do a Kylo Ren and “Let the past die.” As our beloved galaxy far, far away expands its borders and explores new eras of storytelling on Disney+ and with the likes of Project Luminous, we as fans can continue to revel in what has gone before. Last issue we very much focused on shiny new things, including the Mandalorian’s briefly pristine beskar armor, but this time out—as we wait to find out what’s coming next—we’re diving into the Jedi Archives, Jocasta Nu-style, to embrace what came before. Of course, that now includes Star Wars: The Rise…

1 Min.
meet the contributors...

Jay Stobie @CaptStobie Starship fanatic and blogger Jay writes articles for StarWars.com and is searching for a way to reside full time in the Star Warsgalaxy. Tara Bennett @ TaraDBennett Tara is a New York Timesbestselling author, journalist, and editor, and has written numerous companion books for hit movie and television series. Kristin Baver @KristinBaver Kristin was a card-carrying Star Warsfan before she had reason to own a wallet. Now she’s an associate editor at StarWars.com. Amy Ratcliffe @amy_geek Author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy, Amy is obsessed with the saga and loves to visit Disney theme parks as often as she can. Tricia Barr @ fangirlcantina Tricia is the co-author of DK’s Ultimate Star Wars. She also wrote the acclaimed award-winning novel Wynde. Tony A. Rowe @bagelpriest Star Warsfan and LucasArts veteran Tony A. Rowe is now a university professor teaching video game design,…

10 Min.
star wars launchpad

Thanks A Billion Audiences Flock to See the Skywalker Saga Finale With advance online ticket sales replacing queues around the block, perhaps we should be calling Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a “server-buster” rather than a blockbuster, but bust blocks the movie has, breaking the billion-dollar box office barrier in its first month of release. The adventure began on December 16, 2020, at the World Premiere in Los Angeles and continued a day later at the European premiere of the movie in London, England, where members of the cast joined eager audiences who were among the first to experience the finale of the Skywalker saga. “We could not be more excited,” said Kathleen Kennedy prior to the screening at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater. “This is the first audience. No one has seen it, we’ve…

1 Min.
timeline

1937 April 6: Billy Dee Williams, who plays Lando Calrissian, is born. 1975 April 2: Pedro Pascal, who plays the eponymous hero inThe Mandalorian(2019), is born. 1980 April 8: Katee Sackhoff, who voiced Bo-Katan in Star Wars: The Clone WarsandStarWars: Rebels, is born. 1980 April 12: The novelization of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back(1980), by Donald F. Glut, is published by Ballantine Books. 1982 April 16: Gina Carano, Cara Dune in The Mandalorian(2019), is born. 1992 April 10: Daisy Ridley (Rey) is born. 1997 April 2: The trade paperback editionof Shadows of the Empire, by John Wagner, is released by Dark Horse Comics. 1999 April 21: The novelization of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999), by Terry Brooks, is published by Del Rey. 2005 April 21: Star WarsCelebration III opens in Indianapolis, Indiana.…

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book club

The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker The visual voyage of discovery behind the movie, revealed! Completing an epic publishing saga of its own, this latest addition to the popular and long-running line of Art of Star Wars books (the first of which, covering Star Wars: A New Hope, was first published back in 1979) takes an intriguing look at the artistic journey undertaken for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019), which started long before the cast and crew even set up shop at Pinewood Studio in the U.K., and generated thousands of ideas. This 256-page hardcover from Abrams Books features numerous illustrations that provide readers with a fascinating insight into the creative process that goes into visualizing the epic worlds, creatures, characters, costumes, weapons, and vehicles of a galaxy…

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comics roundup

Bounty Beware! Disintegration time in Star Wars: Bounty Hunters The appearance of the masked Boba Fett, reptilian Bossk, and a squad of other gritty-looking hunters in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) introduced a new Star Wars faction, positioned in the gray area between the heroic rebels and the villainous Empire. These bounty hunters didn’t wear uniforms and didn’t believe in any cause other than their latest job. That roguish appeal is still potent today, as proven by the success of the Disney+ show The Mandalorian, and in an all-new comic series from Marvel: Star Wars: Bounty Hunters. Writer Ethan Sacks (Galaxy’s Edge) and artist Paolo Villanelli (Vader: Dark Visions) team up to deliver the adventures of the freelancers who prowl the Outer Rim in search of wanted fugitives, including Beilert Valance,…