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Star Wars: Head-to-Head is a young readers book that pits some of the characters and species from the Star Wars universe against each other in thirty imaginary "face-off" fights to determine the superior combatant. The book is focused toward readers ages 9-12.


  • Darth Vader vs. Yoda
    • Winner: Darth Vader
    • "Vader proves too powerful for the venerable Jedi Master, who awaits a new hope to help bring balance to the Force."
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi vs. Boba Fett
    • Winner: Obi-Wan Kenobi
    • "Obi-Wan knows to first disable as many of Fett's long-range weapons as he can, bringing the hunter in close where the Jedi has the advantage."
  • Anakin Skywalker vs. Luke Skywalker
    • Winner: Luke Skywalker
    • "Anakin's relative lack of control in the heat of battle is his undoing."
  • General Grievous vs. Emperor Palpatine
    • Winner: Emperor Palpatine
    • "The cackling Emperor unleashes a torrent of lighting on Grievous, shorting out his mechanical systems. Grievous is immobilized. With the Force, Palpatine crushes the organ sac contained within Grievous's chest, killing the cyborg general."
  • Padme Amidala vs. Zam Wesell
    • Winner: Zam Wesell
    • "It's close, but Zam knows the tricks of the bounty hunting trade and succeeds in capturing the unguarded Senator."
  • Speeder bike vs. Wookiee Gnasp
    • Winner: Speeder Bike
    • "The ornithopter rotors are fragile, and a shot from the speeder bike grounds the fluttercraft for good."
  • Jabba's rancor vs. Nexu
    • Winner: Jabba's rancor
    • "The rancor lands a lucky blow and connects with the darting nexu, knocking it out cold."
  • AT-AT Walker vs. Clone Turbo Tank
    • Winner: AT-AT Walker
    • "The AT-AT's heavy armor barely withstands the first round, but the tank's wheel assembly is utterly destroyed by a well-placed shot, leaving it a sitting duck."
  • Darth Maul vs. Kit Fisto
    • Winner: Kit Fisto
    • "Despite Maul's relentless and frantic attacks, Kit Fisto keeps his cool and wears his opponent down."
  • Han Solo vs. Jango Fett
    • Winner: Jango Fett
    • "The Solo luck eventually runs out when Jango snares the smuggler for delivery to a high-paying gangster."
  • Jedi starfighter vs. TIE interceptor
    • Winner: TIE interceptor
    • "Perhaps with a great Jedi pilot at the stick, things might have turned out different, but speed and firepower win the day for the TIE."
  • Jawa vs. Ewok
    • Winner: Ewok
    • "The cowardly Jawas simply aren't warriors; the tenacious Ewok wins this round."
  • Star Destroyer vs. Trade Federation Battleship
    • Winner: Star Destroyer
    • "This modern Imperial warship is built for conquest, and it obliterates the older transport vessel."
  • Clone trooper vs. Stormtrooper
    • Winner: Clone trooper
    • "They don't make them like they used to. The clone trooper is the elite ground-fighting soldier and handily beats the stormtrooper."
  • Bantha vs. Reek
    • Winner: Reek
    • "The ferocious reek proves far more deadly than the docile bantha."
  • Millennium Falcon vs. Sith Infilitrator
    • Winner: Millennium Falcon
    • "Despite experimental technology, the Infiltrator simply can't keep up with the Falcon's souper-up power."
  • R2-D2 vs. IG-88
    • Winner: IG-88
    • Artoo can avoid IG-88's attacks, but he can't get close enough to land one of his own. It's only a matter of time until one of IG-88's attacks connects, leaving poor R2-D2 a squealing and sparking mess!"
  • TIE Fighter vs. Naboo N-1 Starfighter
    • Winner: TIE Fighter
    • "It's a very close contest, but the hard steel of the Empire cuts through the decorative finish of a Naboo fighter."
  • Jabba the Hutt vs. Jar Jar Binks
    • Winner: Jabba the Hutt
    • "Poor Jar Jar just can't stop Jabba from rolling on top of him. Jar Jar's rubbery body escapes serious injury, but the Gungan is pinned beneath the crimelord's bulk."
  • X-wing vs. Grievous's Starfighter
    • Winner: X-Wing
    • The versatile Rebel fighter keeps hammering the better-armored ship until Grievous's ship finally cracks."
  • Acklay vs. Boga
    • Winner: Boga
    • "Boga outmaneuvers the mad, stabbing attacks of the acklay, tipping over the sharp-clawed beast, and leaving it vulnerable."
  • ARC-170 vs. B-wing starfighter
    • Winner: B-Wing
    • "The cutting-edge Rebel ship trains its heavy weapons on the ARC-170 and blows it out of the sky."
  • Chewbacca vs. Wampa
    • Winner: Chewbacca
    • "It goes the distance, but ultimately Chewbacca topples the snow beast and racks up plenty of scrapes to show for it."
  • Leia Organa Solo vs. Aurra Sing
    • Winner: Aurra Sing
    • "Aurra's deadly skills force Leia to surrender, but Leia's biding her time to turn the tables on the bounty hunter."
  • Bossk vs. Droideka
    • Winner: Bossk
    • "There's heavy firepower all around, but Bossk ultimately outwits the droideka by keeping it unbalanced with repeated grenade attacks."
  • Snowspeeder vs. Attack Gunship
    • Winner: Snowspeeder
    • "Though the gunship provides lethal ground support, the speedy snowspeeder flies circles around it."
  • Lando Calrissian vs. Gamorrean
    • Winner: Lando Calrissian
    • "Able to outthink and outmaneuver the Gamorrean, Lando stays out of axe range and bests his opponent with a single shot."
  • Y-Wing vs. Vulture Droid
    • Winner: Y-Wing
    • "Though the vulture droid lands a few hits, the sturdy Y-wing takes them and returns impressive firepower that shreds the tiny craft."
  • IG-100 MagnaGuard vs. Royal Guard
    • Winner: Royal Guard
    • "Fervent loyalty wins out, along with the deadliest martial arts training in the galaxy."
  • Gungan vs. Tusken Raider
    • Winner: Gungan
    • The Gungan warrior has a great variety of long-range attacks, including the electrical zap of a boomer, against which the Tusken is powerless."
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