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Pablo Hidalgo is an author of material ranging from West End Games role-playing game (RPG) resources to content for, where he went under the screen name of Pabawan. He is also a founding member of the Star Wars Fanboy Association. He served as Internet Content Manager for Lucas Online until 2011, and also worked as a comics writer on

Until January 2000, Hidalgo wrote and managed the Star Wars Index at, when he abandoned the project to work for Lucasfilm.

He had a cameo playing Janu Godalhi (an anagram of Pablo's real-life father, Juan Hidalgo) in Revenge of the Sith and was also referenced with the character Palob Godalhi.

After The Walt Disney Company acquired Lucasfilm, Hidalgo was assigned a job within the newly formed Lucasfilm Story Group, whose main purpose is to create and maintain one cohesive canon, thereby eliminating the previous hierarchical canon. He is also one of the members of the Intellectual Property Development Group.[1]

Hidalgo also serves at Lucasfilm as a creative executive in story development. In addition to his Star Wars work, Hidalgo has written or coauthored reference guides for both the G.I. Joe and Transformer franchises.[2]

Star Wars bibliographyEdit

Title Format Date
The History of R-Series Astromech Droids Magazine article August 1995
Galaxy Guide 12: Aliens — Enemies and Allies (with others) RPG book September 1995
The Kathol Rift (with others) RPG book January 1996
Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back, Second Edition (Additions and updates to the first edition) RPG book July 1996
Spare Parts - Star Wars Adventure Journal 11 Short story November 1996
Shape-shifters Magazine article February 1997
Stock Ships (with Steve Miller, Timothy S. O'Brien, Paul Sudlow, and Eric S. Trautmann) RPG book June 1997
Secrets of the Sisar Run (with Craig Robert Carey and Shane Hensley) RPG book July 1997
The University of Sanbra Guide to Intelligent Life: The Jawas - Star Wars Gamer 3 Magazine article January 2001
The Starhoppers of Aduba-3 - Star Wars Gamer 4 Magazine article March 2001
The Emperor's Pawns (with Abel G. Peña og Juan Schwartz) - Star Wars Gamer 5 Magazine article 2001
The University of Sanbra Guide to Intelligent Life: The Chiss - Star Wars Gamer 4 Magazine article 2001
HoloNet News (with Paul Ens) In-universe news articles
HoloNet News - Star Wars Insider In-universe news articles
A Hunter's Fate: Greedo's Tale Webstrip (adaptation)
Part of the Coruscant Elite Web article
Star Wars Chronicles: The Prequels (with Stephen J. Sansweet) Reference book October 2005
Rookies: Rendezvous Webstrip February 2006
Rookies: No Turning Back Webstrip June 2006
So You Want To Be A Criminal? An Underworld Primer Web article August 2006
Refresher Reading - Star Wars Insider 90 Magazine article September 2006
The Force UnleashedWebstrip 2008
Labor Pains (Artist)Short story2008
Rookies: Day Long RememberedWebstrip TBA
Era of Rebellion SourcebookRPG book canceled
First Empire (with Eric S. Trautmann)RPG book unpublished
Star Wars: Head-to-HeadYoung readers bookMay 2010
Star Wars: Head-to-Head Tag TeamsYoung readers bookMay 2011
The Essential Reader's CompanionReference guideOctober 2012
Return of the Jedi: Creature History Web article August 2013
Star Wars Rebels: Head to HeadYoung readers bookAugust 2014
Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual DictionaryReference guideDecember 2015
Star Wars Propaganda: A History of Persuasive Art in the GalaxyReference guideOctober 2016
Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual GuideReference guideDecember 2016
"Verge of Greatness"—From a Certain Point of ViewShort storyOctober 2017
Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual DictionaryReference guideDecember 2017
Solo: A Star Wars Story The Official GuideReference guideMay 2018
Star Wars: Scum and Villainy: Case Files on the Galaxy's Most NotoriousReference guideOctober 2018


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