The making of the Star Wars saga, as told by the cast and crew. * The very best features and interviews from Star Wars Insider--the official magazine of the Star Wars saga! * Adam Driver discusses the making of The Force Awakens and his performance as Kylo Ren. * Joel Aron, the lighting and effects supervisor on Star Wars: The Clone Wars * Star Wars Rebels shares some tricks of the trade and Harrison Ford talks about playing Han Solo for the last time.
The making of the Star Wars saga, as told by the cast and crew. Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insider magazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, videogames to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.
The making of the Star Wars saga, as told by the cast and crew. Featuring in-depth interviews from the Star Wars Insider archive with the cast and crew including Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Liam Neeson (Qui-Gon Jinn) along with key features and articles on the light side of Star Wars! Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insider magazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, videogames to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.
Author: John C. McDowel
Release Date: 2016-03-04
Genre: Performing Arts
George Lucas spoke about the didactic role of cinema and about his own work being presented through the "moral megaphone" of the film industry. A considerable body of scholarship on the six-part Star Wars series argues (unconvincingly) that the franchise promoted neo-conservatism in American culture from the late 1970s onward. But there is much in Lucas' grand space opera to suggest something more ideologically complex is going on. This book challenges the view of the saga as an unambiguously violent text exemplifying reactionary politics, and discusses the films' identity politics with regard to race and gender.
Foreword by John Boyega Just in time for the next blockbuster, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this unique and beautifully designed compendium with removable features traces one of the franchise’s most iconic characters—the stormtrooper—from initial development through all nine Star Wars movies to their many iterations in TV, comics, videogames, novels, and pop-culture. Star Wars: A New Hope, the very first installment in the beloved science-fiction series, introduced the Imperial stormtroopers—the army of the fearsome and tyrannical Galactic Empire. Charged with establishing Imperial authority and suppressing resistance, these terrifying, faceless, well-disciplined soldiers in white have become a universal symbol of oppression. Star Wars Stormtroopers explores these striking warriors and their evolution in depth for the first time. Ryder Windham and Adam Bray trace the roots of their creation and design, and explore how these elite troops from a galaxy far, far away have been depicted in movies, cartoons, comics, novels, and merchandizing. Filled with photographs, illustrations, story boards, and other artwork, this lavish officially licensed book comes complete with removable features, including posters, stickers, replica memorabilia and more, making it an essential keepsake for every Star Wars fan, as well as military, design, and film aficionados.
Author: Daniel Wallace
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Star Wars films
The Sith have existed in the galaxy for centuries, lurking, waiting for their chance to seize control. In his quest for domination, Darth Sidious tracked down five pivotal Sith texts written by his most powerful predecessors. Then, drawing on the knowledge within the compiled pages, he wrote a sixth text - his own manifesto. Together, these documents shed light on the philosophy, achievements and failures of the Sith Order.
Author: Mike Richardson
Publisher: Marvel Entertainment
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Collects Star Wars: Crimson Empire (1997) #0-6, Star Wars: The Bounty Hunters - Kenix Kil #1, Star Wars: Crimson Empire II: Council Of Blood (1998) #1-6, Star Wars: Hard Currency, Star Wars: The Third Time Pays for All, Star Wars: Crimson Empire III - Empire Lost (2011) #1-6, Star Wars: Crimson Empire Handbook. The blood-soaked tale of the last surviving member of Emperor Palpatine's Royal Guard is now complete in one dust-jacketed hardcover edition! From revenge to redemption, the story of Kir Kanos takes him from the deserts of Yinchorr, to the halls of Imperial power, and to the inner circle of the New Republic. Included are encounters with Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, and Leia Organa Solo. An epic tale in one epic tome!
This complete story retelling about Darth Vader comes with a supercool toy Darth Vader head that makes a sound just like Vader! This full-color, interactive retelling of the Darth Vader story features Darth Vader highlights from A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. The collectible Darth Vader toy features a button-activated breathing sound that kids will be prompted to start throughout for a feature-rich story-time experience. The front cover is die-cut over the sculpted head to allow Darth Vader to appear on every spread of the book.
Author: Drew Karpyshyn
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Release Date: 2008
With the end of the Sith Wars, the Jedi are convinced that the Sith have been destroyed, unaware that Darth Bane, the creator of the "Rule of Two," survives and is preparing in secret to build a new Sith Order, with which he plans to rule with his new apprentice at his side, in the sequel to Path of Destruction. Reprint.
As Jacen Solo continues his rise to power, he grows increasingly like his grandfather, Darth Vader, and his evil Sith mentor, Emperor Palpatine, until he is forced to make a horrifying choice that will forever change his own life and those of the Skywalker and Solo families. Reprint.