Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary, New Edition is a canon reference book in the Star Wars Visual Dictionaries series. It was written by Pablo Hidalgo and David Reynolds, and published by DK Publishing on September 18, 2018.
The book is a compilation of several previous entries in the Star Wars Visual Dictionaries series: Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary (1998), Star Wars: Episode I The Visual Dictionary (1999), Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Visual Dictionary (2002), Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith: The Visual Dictionary (2005), Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary (2006), Star Wars: The Phantom Menace: The Expanded Visual Dictionary (2012), Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary (2015), Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide (2016), Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary (2017), Solo: A Star Wars Story The Official Guide (2018), and even bits of content from the canceled Star Wars: Attack of the Clones: The Ultimate Illustrated Guide (2013).
Packed with more than 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters (such as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker), creatures, vehicles, weapons, props, and items of tech in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photography and engaging text written by Star Wars experts examines the finer points of Padmé Amidala's costumes, displays Boba Fett's array of weaponry, studies Darth Vader armor, and reveals the lesser-known background stories to many of the characters. Find out who Poe Dameron's idol is, discover the tech behind BB-8's rolling motion, and much, much more! Fully updated to include the latest installments of the Skywalker saga--Star Wars The Force Awakens and Star Wars The Last Jedi --this invaluable reference guide incorporates all the latest stories and characters. The definitive companion to the Star Wars movies, Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary is a must-buy for the beginner and the die-hard Star Wars fan alike.
- Airen Cracken is stated to have served as a spy and colonel who flew missions for General Crix Madine's Rebel Commandos and was then promoted to general and Chief of Rebel Intelligence during the Galactic Civil War. However, the 2018 reference book Star Wars: The Rebel Files previously stated that Cracken was a general since the early days of the Rebel Alliance.
- On page 19, the blade of Cin Drallig's lightsaber is mistakenly depicted blue instead of green.
- Page 34:
- On page 35, the food and energy capsules on Anakin Skywalker's utility belt are accidentally left with an editor's note "Anno here" instead of proper annotation.
- On page 47, Cato Neimoidia is mistakenly identified as the Neimoidian homeworld.
- On page 49, the Vuutun Palaa is mistakenly identified as the Saak'ak.
- On page 64, R2-D2's spacecraft linkage data slot is mistakenly identified as his data card input, and his electric prod is mistakenly identified as a device launcher.
- Similarly, on page 66, his diagnostic input receptors are mistakenly identified as his pulse stabilizers.
- On page 84:
- On page 88, the Mos Espa Podrace Arena's north stands are mistakenly identified as its west stands.
- On page 107, the description "Guardless trigger for fast action" of the KYD-21 blaster pistol is missing.
- On page 119, Plo Koon is mistakenly stated to be flying an Aggressive ReConnaissance-170 starfighter at the time of his death; he was actually flying his customized Delta-7 Aethersprite-class light interceptor. The clone trooper image labelled as "Commander Bly" is actually of Lieutenant Galle.
- On page 120, the LAAT/i gunship's cockpit release clamp is mistakenly identified as its terrain-sensor housing.
- Page 134:
- On page 138, Chewbacca is described as 200 years old during the events of Revenge of the Sith, when he was really only 181 years of age at the time.
- On page 156, Tosche Station is mistakenly described as being a town instead of a shop.
- On page 176, R3-S1's acoustic signaller is incorrectly identified as her cooling vent.
- Similarly, on page 277, Y5-X2's acoustic signaller is incorrectly identified as its audio receiver.
- On page 181, Emperor Palpatine is incorrectly stated to be overseeing the DS-2 Death Star II Mobile Battle Station's destruction.
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