Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]
The Empire's loyal soldiers invade the pages of Star Wars Insider! But who are the men beneath the masks? Where do they come from? Who are the most notable troops? We'll chart their history and look to their future. We'll also be previewing the latest exciting developments as Episode VII The Force Awakens begins shooting and presenting the latest installment in our Star Wars: Rebels updates. For fans of the original trilogy, we'll be taking a look back on the history of Industrial Light and Magic, and as ever, there will be an exclusive new story, with stunning all-new art! We'll also be paying tribute to Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson's work on the Star Wars newspaper comic strip. Plus, we'll be previewing the latest books, comics, and merchandise that you'll not want to miss!
Contents[edit | edit source]
Features[edit | edit source]
- "Imperial Icons" – Insider presents the essential guide to the Empire's deadliest soldiers!
- "Star Wars Prequels Unseen!, Part 1" – Rare images from the Star Wars prequels revealed!
- "Silver and Scarlet" – An all-new character is introduced in a spectacular new story!
- "Monster Maker" – The ILM visual effects master interviewed!
- "Authors of the Expanded Universe: The Big Three: Al Williamson, Archie Goodwin, and Carlos Garzón" – Tales from the early days of the Star Wars comic book.
- "McQuarrie Revisited" – Visit Darth Vader's secret mountain top castle!
- "Alex Tavoularis: The First Boarder" – A special look at the amazing Episode IV storyboards by Alex Tavoularis.
- "Tippett Talks" – The Oscar-winning visual effects artist talks about his work on the original trilogy!
- "Star Wars: Revenge of the Quiz" – Test your knowledge with our special Star Wars quiz!
Departments[edit | edit source]
- Launch Pad – Exclusive news and fun stuff from the Star Wars galaxy!
- My Star Wars – Actor Simon J. Williamson shares his favorite aspects of the Star Wars saga!
- Rogues Gallery – Star Wars Insider meets the residents of Cloud City.
- Classic Moment – The Duchess Satine leads Obi-Wan into adventure!
- Books – The Empire Striketh Back in a new Shakespearean Star Wars adaptation!
- Comics – Heroes are seen from a very different perspective in Star Wars: Rebel Heist.
- Incoming – Gentle Giant, Official Pix, and many more show off the latest Star Wars merchandise!
- Bantha Tracks – Insider celebrates the saga's most dedicated fans!
- Bounty Hunters – The fans who have met the stars of Star Wars share their experiences!
- Red Five – Artist Chris Trevas's eye for the visual has resulted in some of the best Star Wars art in recent times. Here he chooses five inspiring images from the Star Wars movies.