Star Wars Insider 2012 Special Edition

StarWars.com Team | November 7, 2011

A 148-page Special Edition of Star Wars Insider is on sale from tomorrow at all newsstands for a limited time only!

This collector’s issue celebrates the master behind the Star Wars saga, George Lucas, with highlights from the movies, both on and off camera and exclusive interviews with special effects supervisor John Dykstra, R2-D2 – Kenny Baker, and co-producer Robert Watts!

There are other fantastic interviews included in this special edition from James Earl Jones, Carrie Fisher and even respected Animation Director Rob Coleman!

This Star Wars Insider Special Edition also celebrates a rare peek behind the scenes of the Jedi Council from the Lucasfilm Archives. Here we see exclusive photographs of the creator of Star Wars, George Lucas on the sets of the movies.

Plus, the issue features the all-new story ‘Vader Adrift’ starring Darth Vader by Ryder Windham, with art by Joe Corroney.

Exclusive articles in this issue include:

  • The Empire Strips Back – Dan Wallace investigates the history of the classic Star Wars newspaper strips. Check out one of the earliest examples of the Expanded Universe in this special edition!
  • Bounty Hunters’ Guild Handbook – The ability to become a Bounty Hunter is open to all life forms in the Galaxy. Find out if you have what it takes to become one!
  • Menace Revisited – Dan Wallace puts The Phantom Menace under the microscope and finds more than just Midi-Chlorians in this exclusive analysis of the first chapter in the Star Wars saga!

Also featuring in this special collector’s edition of Star Wars Insider:

  • Richard Leparmentier – Admiral Motti on why he loves the Star Wars saga!
  • Holiday Special – Star Wars’ darkest hour or good clean fun? Insider celebrates the special!
  • Mark Hamill – The Interrogation Droid sets its sights on Luke Skywalker!
  • Gilbert Taylor – Star Wars’ cinematographer on photographing a galaxy!
  • Irvin Kershner – The late director on the making of The Empire Strikes Back.
  • Comic Book Adventures – Creating the daily Star Wars newspaper strips!
  • Billy Dee Williams – Lando himself lends a touch of sophistication to the pages of Insider!
  • Jeremy Bulloch – The man behind Boba Fett’s mask faces the Interrogation Droid!
  • Bounty Hunters’ Guide – How to be a bounty hunter in the rancor-eat-rancor Star Wars galaxy!
  • Fast Food! – A guide to the collectibles available to discerning diners!
  • The Race Is On! – George Lucas’ love of motor sports is all over the Star Wars saga. Here’s where!
  • Peter Serafinowicz – The voice of Darth Maul and others speaks out on Episode I!
  • Classic Scene – Obi-Wan shoots first and General Grievous takes a hit!
  • Catherine Taber – The voice of Padmé in Star Wars: The Clone Wars interviewed.
  • Ashley Eckstein – Ahsoka Tano from Star Wars: The Clone Wars faces the Interrogation Droid!
  • Concept Art – A stunning gallery of concept art from Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Star Wars Insider Special Edition
On-sale from November 8, 2011 at all newsstands for a limited time only!

To order you copy directly, click here. You can also read this right now in full on your iPad, Android, Mac or PC! To find out more, click here.

Take advantage of our Star Wars Insider holiday subscription offer. For a limited time save 30% off the newsstand price of a standard 8-issue subscription. To find out more, click here.

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