Non-Fiction

This page includes all there is to known about upcoming Star Wars (non-fiction adult) books!

Below the shortlist is a complete listing with solicitations, publisher info, and pre-order links! Click on the covers and preview-images to see a bigger image!

Note that prices given are Suggested Retail Prices (SRP). Pre-order prices at the Amazon-links are usually lower!

Enjoy! Happy reading and collecting!!!!

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shortlist nonfiction

October 15, 2019

THE MARVEL ART OF STAR WARS

hardcover (USA)

November 1, 2019

THE DO OR DO NOT OUTLOOK

70 Steps to Achieving Your Dreams

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

November 5, 2019

A LONG TIME AGO IN A CUTTING ROOM FAR, FAR AWAY…

My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits

hardcover (USA)

I AM C-3PO: THE INSIDE STORY

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE – THE OFFICIAL BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST COOKBOOK

hardcover (USA)

November 7, 2019

STAR WARS: REBEL STARFIGHTERS – OWNERS’ WORKSHOP MANUAL

Alliance and Resistance Models

hardcover (UK)

November 9, 2019

BECKETT STAR WARS COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2019

Beckett Star Wars Collectibles Price Guide: 4th Edition

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

November 11, 2019

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: UNAUTHORIZED TIMELINE

1975 – 2020

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

November 12, 2019

CARRIE FISHER: A LIFE ON THE EDGE

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS INSIDER: ALIENS, CREATURES, AND DROIDS

The Best of Star Wars Insider: A Guide to Star Wars’ Unusual Inhabitants

softcover collection (USA)

STAR WARS: REBEL STARFIGHTERS – OWNERS’ WORKSHOP MANUAL

Alliance and Resistance Models

hardcover (USA)

THE ZEN OF R2-D2

Ancient Wisdom from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

November 19, 2019

THE ART OF STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER

hardcover (USA)

THE ART OF STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER – LIMITED EDITION

hardcover (USA)

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VINTAGE STAR WARS ACTION FIGURES: 1977 – 1985

Second Edition

hardcover (non-licensed) (USA)

November 26, 2019

STAR WARS: COLLECTING A GALAXY

The Art of Sideshow 

hardcover (USA)

also in November 2019

STAR WARS INTERVIEWS Vol. 3

Prequel Trilogy and Expanded Universe

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS MEMORIES

My Life in the (Death Star) Trenches

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

December 3, 2019

STAR WARS: THE GALACTIC EXPLORER’S GUIDE

hardcover (USA)

December 5, 2019

I AM C-3PO: THE INSIDE STORY

Signed Collector’s Edition

hardcover (USA)

December 17, 2019

THE MOVIEMAKING MAGIC OF STAR WARS: SHIPS + BATTLES

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

hardcover (USA)

December 20, 2019

THE ART OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

hardcover (USA)

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – THE VISUAL DICTIONARY

With Exclusive Cross-Sections

hardcover (USA)

December 24, 2019

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – THE OFFICIAL MOVIE SPECIAL

softcover (USA)

also in December 2019

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION

Archive Edition

hardcover (USA)

also in 2019?

THE ART OF STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE

hardcover (USA)

February 18, 2020

STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL TV SPECIAL

hardcover (UK)

March 17, 2020

STAR WARS INSIDER

The Best of Star Wars Insider Vol. 11

softcover collection (USA)

THE ART OF STAR WARS REBELS

hardcover (USA)

THE ART OF STAR WARS REBELS: LIMITED EDITION

hardcover (USA)

March 19, 2020

LEGO STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA

New Edition

hardcover (UK)

April 7, 2020

LEGO STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA

New Edition

hardcover (USA)

May 19, 2020

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK – 40th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

hardcover (USA)

June 16, 2020

STAR WARS: A GALAXY OF COLLECTIBLES

Movie Props, Original Art, Rarities, Toys

hardcover (non-licensed) (USA)

Spring 2020

STAR WARS GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU

hardcover (USA)

Fall 2020

THE STAR WARS ARCHIVES

Episodes I – III: 1999 – 2005

hardcover (USA)

also in 2020?

THE STAR WARS HISTORICAL SOURCEBOOK Vol. 2: January – June 1977

softcover (USA)

STAR WARS INTERVIEWS Vol. 4

The Force Awakens, Rogue One, and Expanded Universe

softcover (USA)

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OCTOBER 15, 2019

THE MARVEL ART OF STAR WARS

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (224 pages)

Marvel Books

ISBN 978-1-302-91768-5

$ 50.00

solicitation copy:

The Force is strong with the artists who have continued the adventures of Luke, Leia, Han and the rest since Star Wars returned to Marvel! This stunning volume celebrates the talents who have illustrated some of the finest covers and pages featuring the galaxy far, far away – including John Cassaday, Stuart Immonen, Leinil Francis Yu, Salvador Larroca and Mike Deodato Jr.! Filled with insights from many of the artists themselves, and those that have worked with them, and featuring never before seen behind-the-scenes artwork, this gorgeous HC spotlights all your favorites – including Lando, Chewbacca and, of course, Darth Vader – as well as brand new characters like Doctor Aphra, Sana Starros and the killer droids, Triple-Zero and Beetee!

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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UPCOMINGBOOKSNONFICTION

NOVEMBER 1, 2019

THE DO OR DO NOT OUTLOOK

70 Steps to Achieving Your Dreams

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Nick Maley

softcover

Future Horizons

ISBN 978-1-9491-7707-7

$ 12.95

solicitation copy:

The Do or Do Not Outlook provides tips and pointers on developing the right outlook to undertake the difficult journey toward living your dreams. This book turns traditional wisdom on its head, examining the fears and traditions that discourage us from taking the risk of reaching for the stars while pointing out that another word for “normal” is “average.”

Nick Maley, renowned worldwide as “The Yoda Guy” for his involvement as a key contributor in the creation of the character Yoda, shares the diverse life experiences that have given him a unique insight into living outside the box. The Do or Do Not Outlook uses Yoda’s most famous words to inspire us all to do the same thing and celebrate those very qualities that make you unique. A short autobiographical section outlines how this outlook helped Maley overcome specific problems on his rise to success.

Learn great tips such as…
I. Basic Principles
– You Can’t Live an Exceptional Life by Being “Normal”
– If you don’t invest in your impossible dreams. You are the one who guarantees they won’t come true.
– Build on what you have that other don’t
– Each morning ask yourself “What will I do today to get me once centimeter closer to where I’m trying to go.”

II. Adopting The Right Attitude
– You can’t lead by following others
– You won’t overcome your insecurities unless you face them
– Talent helps but persistence succeeds
– Think BIG… And then think even BIGGER

III. Dealing With Life
– You can’t control circumstances. You can only control your reaction to them.
– Negativity is infectious. Beware of unwarranted epidemics.
– If you have to work just to maintain your possessions, you don’t really own that stuff. It owns you

IV. Harsh Realities
– You can’t live an exceptional life without making an exceptional effort.
– When the journey brings you down…

V. Final Thoughts
– Be the river that flows to the sea
– Don’t let the person you are destined to become, be smothered by the insecurities of who you are now.
– The people who fail are those who give up.

And many more!

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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NOVEMBER 5, 2019 

A LONG TIME AGO IN A CUTTING ROOM FAR, FAR AWAY…

My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Paul Hirsch

hardcover (448 pages)

Chicago Review Press

ISBN 978-1-64160-255-6

$ 30.00

solicitation copy:

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years by Paul Hirsch, a film editor who worked on more than forty features.

Starting with his work on Carrie, Hirsch gives insight into the production process, touching upon casting, directing, cutting, and scoring. It’s a riveting look at the decisions that went into creating memorable and iconic scenes and offers fascinating portraits of filmmakers, stars, and composers.

Part film-school primer, part paean to legendary directors and professionals, the funny yet insightful writing will entertain and inform aficionados and casual moviegoers alike.

links:

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon kindle

UK: amazon 

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I AM C-3PO: THE INSIDE STORY

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Anthony Daniels

foreword by J.J. Abrams

hardcover (256 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-8610-3

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars‘ most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows
him best.

“Did you hear that? They’ve shut down the main reactor! We’ll be destroyed for sure. This is madness.”

These words were the very first to be spoken in any Star Wars movie, and they were spoken by a droid: C-3PO.
With his gleaming golden body and good-intentioned (yet worrisome) personality, C-3PO was there at the very beginning. Of course, C-3PO wasn’t actually a robot, or some amazing early animatronic creation – he was actually a man named Anthony Daniels.

Now, for the very first time, Anthony Daniels will tell C-3PO’s story in its entirety, from seeing the first concept images to the early stages of the final film in the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: Episode IX, and in the process, will also tell his own. This includes his encounters with movie legends such as Sir Alec Guinness, what it was like working closely with George Lucas, and the friendships he formed with Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and others. But being encased in a solid shell for countless hours also involved hardships, pain, and in some cases real physical danger.

In I am C-3PO: The Inside Story, Daniels candidly relays his humorous, unvarnished, and extraordinary story as the man inside the machine, providing fresh new insights for even the most die-hard of Star Wars fans.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE – THE OFFICIAL BLACK SPIRE OUTPOST COOKBOOK

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel & Marc Sumarek

hardcover (208 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-68383-798-5

$ 35.00

solicitation copy:

Inspired by the cuisine from the exciting new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge themed lands at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook is the ultimate source for creating out-of-this-world meals and treats all the way from Black Spire Outpost.

This exciting new cookbook is inspired by the cuisine from Disney’s hugely anticipated theme park expansion, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Based on the delicious delicacies found in Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu, this cookbook provides Star Wars fans with a wealth of delicious intergalactic recipes. Engaging, fun, and informative, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook is the definitive guide to the delectable cuisines of a galaxy far, far away.

from the starwars.com announcement:

There will also be an official Galaxy’s Edge cookbook from Insight Editions, featuring some of the exotic cuisine created for Star Wars:Galaxy’s Edge as well as dishes drawn from the saga’s history, written for home cooks of all ages and skill levels by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, New York Times bestselling author of A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Cookbook and The World of Warcraft Cookbook, with Marc Sumerak (Star Wars: Droidography).

from the disneyparks blog:

Soon, you’ll be able to bring home a variety of new recipes and cooking traditions with the all-new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge cookbook. This book is the ultimate source for creating out-of-this-world meals and treats from Black Spire Outpost and beyond. Inspired by the stories and cuisine found in Disney’s biggest single-themed land, the cookbook is written from the perspective of Strono “Cookie” Tuggs, former head chef at Maz Kanata’s castle on Takodana.

After his time on Takodana, Tuggs went on to operate a food freighter (known as “Tugg’s Grib” – a ‘traveling diner for diners traveling’) serving countless planets from across the galaxy. He now boasts an encyclopedic knowledge of the galaxy’s culinary delights born of decades of travel, research, and a love of the holovids of the legendary chef Gormaanda. In the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Cookbook, Tuggs’ first cookbook, Star Wars fans will find a wealth of delicious intergalactic recipes designed for home cooks of all skill levels. It will be published by Insight Editions and is coauthored by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel (an author of several bestselling medieval fantasy-themed cookbooks) and the award-nominated writer and editor Marc Sumerak, who’s work includes Hidden Universe Travel Guides: The Complete Marvel Cosmos and Guardians of the Galaxy: Creating Marvel’s Spacefaring Super Heroes.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 7, 2019

STAR WARS: REBEL STARFIGHTERS – OWNERS’ WORKSHOP MANUAL

Alliance and Resistance Models

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

written by Ryder Windham

illystrated by Chris Trevas & Chris Reiff

hardcover (128 pages)

Haynes Publishing

ISBN 978-1-7852-1660-2

£ 19.99

solicitation copy:

After the Clone Wars, the Galactic Empire spared no expense to build a massive fleet of warships to enforce Imperial rule, intimidate defenseless worlds, and destroy all opposition. However, the Imperial Navy underestimated Rebel Alliance fighter pilots, who flew X-wing, Y-wing, A-wing, U-wing and B-wing starfighters, and whatever else they could obtain to fight their Imperial enemies. Decades later, Resistance pilots would fly next-generation versions of Rebel starfighters against the First Order.

The Rebel Starfighters Owners’ Workshop Manual presents a thorough history of the starfighters that served the Rebel Alliance and the Resistance. The history includes design origins, production, and modifications for each Rebel starfighter, and is fully illustrated with numerous photographs, schematics, exploded diagrams, and computer-generated artwork by Star Wars vehicle experts Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Text is by Ryder Windham, author and co-author of more than 70 Star Wars books. This Haynes Manual is the most thorough technical guide to Rebel starfighters available, and is fully authorized and approved by Lucasfilm.

preview:

   

link:

UK: amazon

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NOVEMBER 9, 2019

BECKETT STAR WARS COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE 2019

Beckett Star Wars Collectibles Price Guide: 4th Edition

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

softcover

Wisdom Publications

ISBN 978-1-9366-8131-0

$ 29.95

solicitation copy:

Get the best pricing in the galaxy for your Star Wars collectibles! In just a short time, this book has become on the our most poplular with collectors wanting information on their figures, toy sets, vehicles, trading cards and other collectibles from the Star Wars toy universe. This book will includes pricing for vintage and more modern material.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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NOVEMBER 11, 2019

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: UNAUTHORIZED TIMELINE

1975 – 2020

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Justin Berger

softcover

links:

USA: amazon / twitter

UK: amazon 

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NOVEMBER 12, 2019

CARRIE FISHER: A LIFE ON THE EDGE

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Sheila Weller
hardcover (416 pages)
Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN 978-0-3742-8223-3
$ 28.00

solicitation copy:

A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid―and brilliant―Carrie Fisher

In her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller―with heart and a profound feeling for the times―gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brilliant, and iconoclastic women of our time: the actress, writer, daughter, and mother Carrie Fisher.

Weller traces Fisher’s life from her Hollywood royalty roots to her untimely and shattering death after Christmas 2016. Her mother was the spunky and adorable Debbie Reynolds; her father, the heartthrob crooner Eddie Fisher. When Eddie ran off with Elizabeth Taylor, the scandal thrust little Carrie Frances into a bizarre spotlight, gifting her with an irony and an aplomb that would resonate throughout her life.

We follow Fisher’s acting career, from her debut in Shampoo, the hit movie that defined mid-1970s Hollywood, to her seizing of the plum female role in Star Wars, which catapulted her to instant fame. We explore her long, complex relationship with Paul Simon and her relatively peaceful years with the talent agent Bryan Lourd. We witness her startling leap―on the heels of a near-fatal overdose―from actress to highly praised, bestselling author, the Dorothy Parker of her place and time.

Weller sympathetically reveals the conditions that Fisher lived with: serious bipolar disorder and an inherited drug addiction. Still, despite crises and overdoses, her life’s work―as an actor, a novelist and memoirist, a script doctor, a hostess, and a friend―was prodigious and unique. As one of her best friends said, “I almost wish the expression ‘one of a kind’ didn’t exist, because it applies to Carrie in a deeper way than it applies to others.”

Sourced by friends, colleagues, and witnesses to all stages of Fisher’s life, Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge is an empathic and even-handed portrayal of a woman who―as Princess Leia, but mostly as herself―was a feminist heroine, one who died at a time when we need her blazing, healing honesty more than ever.

links:

USA: amazon hardcover / amazon kindle

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS INSIDER: ALIENS, CREATURES, AND DROIDS

The Best of Star Wars Insider: A Guide to Star Wars’ Unusual Inhabitants

softcover collection (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (176 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-78585-196-4

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

A behind the scenes guide to the most iconic non-human characters of the Star Wars saga.

A definitive guide to the Star Wars’ galaxy’s most unusual inhabitants, with revealing features and interviews.

Including material from A New Hope to Solo: A Star Wars Story, this title includes profiles of the otherworldly characters including iconic droids such as R2-D2 and C-3PO and creatures such as Ewoks and Gungans. Fan favorite actors Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) and Warwick Davis (Wicket) discuss the saga from their unique perspectives.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: REBEL STARFIGHTERS – OWNERS’ WORKSHOP MANUAL

Alliance and Resistance Models

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Ryder Windham

illystrated by Chris Trevas & Chris Reiff

hardcover (126 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-6838-3936-1

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

After the Clone Wars, the Galactic Empire spared no expense to build a massive fleet of warships to enforce Imperial rule, intimidate defenseless worlds, and destroy all opposition. However, the Imperial Navy underestimated Rebel Alliance fighter pilots, who flew X-wing, Y-wing, A-wing, U-wing and B-wing starfighters, and whatever else they could obtain to fight their Imperial enemies. Decades later, Resistance pilots would fly next-generation versions of Rebel starfighters against the First Order.

The Rebel Starfighters Owners’ Workshop Manual presents a thorough history of the starfighters that served the Rebel Alliance and the Resistance. The history includes design origins, production, and modifications for each Rebel starfighter, and is fully illustrated with numerous photographs, schematics, exploded diagrams, and computer-generated artwork by Star Wars vehicle experts Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Text is by Ryder Windham, author and co-author of more than 70 Star Wars books. This Haynes Manual is the most thorough technical guide to Rebel starfighters available, and is fully authorized and approved by Lucasfilm.

preview:

   

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE ZEN OF R2-D2

Ancient Wisdom from a Galaxy Far, far Away

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Matthew Bortolin

softcover (120 pages)

Wisdom Publications

ISBN 978-1-6142-9620-1

$ 16.95

solicitation copy:

Entertaining and engaging, this new follow-up to Wisdom’s bestseller The Dharma of Star Wars stands on its own and will captivate a broad audience with the Star Wars story from a Buddhist perspective.

Did you ever wonder why R2-D2 is:

  • Always calm and cool under pressure,
  • The key to the rebellion’s survival,
  • The one who never fails to save the day?

Could it be because he’s secretly a Zen master?

Discover your inner R2—and the truth about who you really are!

This delightful and illuminating romp unfolds in the form of a fictional dialogue between the author—a die-hard Star Wars devotee with a deep connection to Zen—and two cosplayers dressed as C-3PO and R2-D2 who insist on being called by their character names. Along the way, you’ll come to see what everyone’s favorite astromech can teach us about peace, happiness, and life’s true meaning.

links:

USA: amazon softcover/ amazon Kindle

UK: amazon 

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NOVEMBER 19, 2019

THE ART OF STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

Dark Horse Books

hardcover (240 pages)

ISBN  978-1-5067-1555-1

$ 39.99

solicitation copy:

A full-color oversized hardcover volume that captures the development of the newest canonical and interactive addition to the Star Wars universe.

A galaxy-spanning adventure awaits in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new action-adventure videogame from Respawn Entertainment. Explore the artistic creation of Cal Kestis’s quest to rebuild the Jedi Order as he learns the ways of the Force, travels to exotic worlds, and battles tyrannical foes.

With detailed concept art of all-new characters, exciting weapons and equipment, and locales both familiar and new, this tome offers a behind-the-scenes look at the production of a hit game–all accompanied by intimate artists’ commentary that reveals how this incredible universe is brought together.

Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Limited, and Respawn Entertainment are honored to present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, guiding readers on Cal’s odyssey. This uniquely designed work is sure to thrill dedicated Jedi acolytes and gamers alike.

from the publisher:

Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Ltd., Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The new book, which was created in close collaboration between the four companies, is a full-color, oversized hardcover volume that captures the design process of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a galaxy-spanning, action-adventure video game from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts arriving later this year.

The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will guide readers through Cal Kestis’ perilous and heroic journey across the galaxy in an attempt to rebuild the Jedi Order as he learns the ways of the Force, travels to exotic worlds, and battles tyrannical foes. This uniquely designed work is sure to thrill dedicated Star Wars fans and gamers alike. With detailed concept art of all-new characters, exciting equipment, and locales both familiar and new, this tome offers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a highly anticipated video game—all accompanied by intimate artists’ commentary that reveal how this incredible galaxy is brought together.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE ART OF STAR WARS JEDI: FALLEN ORDER – LIMITED EDITION

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

Dark Horse Books

hardcover (240 pages)

ISBN 978-1-5067-1700-5

$ 79.99

solicitation copy:

A full-color oversized hardcover volume that captures the development of the newest canonical and interactive addition to the Star Wars universe.

A galaxy-spanning adventure awaits in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new action-adventure videogame from Respawn Entertainment. Explore the artistic creation of Cal Kestis’s quest to rebuild the Jedi Order as he learns the ways of the Force, travels to exotic worlds, and battles tyrannical foes.

With detailed concept art of all-new characters, exciting weapons and equipment, and locales both familiar and new, this tome offers a behind-the-scenes look at the production of a hit game–all accompanied by intimate artists’ commentary that reveals how this incredible universe is brought together. This limited edition also features a cover and slipcase inspired by ancient Jedi tomes, as well as an exclusive gallery-quality lithograph!

Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Limited, and Respawn Entertainment are honored to present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Limited Edition, guiding readers on Cal’s odyssey. This uniquely designed work is sure to thrill dedicated Jedi acolytes and gamers alike.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VINTAGE STAR WARS ACTION FIGURES: 1977 – 1985

Second Edition

hardcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Mark Bellomo

foreword by Brian Volk-Weiss

hardcover (304 pages)

Krause Publications

ISBN 978-1-4402-4911-2

$ 35.00

solicitation copy:

Abundantly visual and painstakingly meticulous, The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures, 1977-1985, 2nd edition, by nationally renowned toy expert Mark Bellomo, offers the definitive reference to vintage Star Wars action figures.

This big, bold and beautiful hardcover book includes 700 detailed color images, information, variations and secondary market values for every action figure produced by Kenner during this time, as well as accessories, creatures, playsets and vehicles, all to create the finest Star Wars action figure guide on the market.

Featuring a Foreword by Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of the hit Netflix documentary series The Toys That Made Us and devoted Star Wars toy collector, The Ultimate Guide to Vintage Star Wars Action Figures is serious fun for those who take their fun seriously.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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NOVEMBER 26, 2019

STAR WARS: COLLECTING A GALAXY

The Art of Sideshow 

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Samuel C. Spitale

hardcover (272 pages)

Insight Editions

ISBN 978-1-68383-626-1

$ 50.00

solicitation copy:

Experience Sideshow Collectibles’ astonishing collection of Star Wars sculptures in a whole new way with this deluxe book that explores the incredible artistry behind their creation.

Sideshow Collectibles has been immortalizing fan-favorite Star Wars characters for over a decade with their extraordinary, one-of-a-kind sculptures. This deluxe book celebrates the artistry that goes into capturing the true essence of these iconic characters and the passion and devotion that brings them to life. Featuring never-before-seen pre-production artwork as well as exclusive insights from the sculpting and design team on the creation of each piece and dynamic photography that illuminates the power of their work, this book is the ultimate celebration of Sideshow’s ongoing journey into the Star Wars galaxy.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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also in November 2019

STAR WARS INTERVIEWS Vol. 3

Prequel Trilogy and Expanded Universe

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Dennis Pellegrom
foreword by Derek Lyons

softcover
Pulp Hero Press (imprint of Theme Park Press)
$17.95

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STAR WARS MEMORIES

My Time in the (Death Star) Trenches

softcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Craig Miller

foreword by Gary Kurtz

softcover

from the promotional flyer:

 

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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DECEMBER 3, 2019

STAR WARS: THE GALACTIC EXPLORER’S GUIDE

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Jason Fry
hardcover (144 pages)
Goodman Books / Carlton Books
ISBN 978-1-8479-6102-0

$ 29.95

solicitation copy:

This fact-packed book-plus-app is an interactive guide to key planets from the Star Wars galaxy. It contains plenty of information, photographs, and diagrams on the page, and the latest Augmented Reality technology brings many interactive elements to enhance the reading experience.

The traveler’s guide to some of the key planets, places, and events from the Star Wars galaxy is a unique tool and a fun reference work. Observe, wonder, and engage with these amazing elements and immerse yourself fully into the galaxy that’s far, far away.

preview:

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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DECEMBER 5, 2019 

I AM C-3PO – THE INSIDE STORY 

Signed Collector’s Edition

hardcover

publisher info:

written by Anthony Daniels

foreword by J.J. Abrams

hardcover (272 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-0-2414-4528-0

$ 150.00 / £100.00

solicitation copy:

When Star Wars burst on to the big screen in 1977, an unfailingly polite golden droid called C-3PO captured imaginations around the globe. But C-3PO wasn’t an amazing display of animatronics with a unique and unforgettable voiceover. Inside the metal costume was an actor named Anthony Daniels.

In this deeply personal memoir, Anthony Daniels recounts his experiences of the epic cinematic adventure that has influenced pop culture for more than 40 years. For the very first time, he candidly describes his most intimate memories as the only actor to appear in every Star Wars film – from his first meeting with George Lucas to the final, emotional days on the set of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

With a foreword by J.J. Abrams, this book is a nostalgic look back at the Skywalker saga as it comes to a close. I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story reveals Anthony Daniels’ vulnerability, how he established his role and what he accomplished, and takes readers on a journey that just happens to start in a galaxy far, far away.

This limited, special edition contains:
•  A shrinkwrapped, embossed slipcase with gold foil accents.
•  A hardcover edition of I AM C-3PO: The Inside Story signed by Anthony Daniels
with gold gilded edges.
•  An envelope containing 3 exclusive prints.
•  A removable “Signed Collector’s Edition” sticker.

Limited to 500 copies so allocations are likely

UK solicitation copy:

“Gloriously witty, keen and spirited” J.J. Abrams, Director of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Limited to 1,000 copies, this collector’s edition is signed and hand-numbered by Anthony Daniels. It also includes three exclusive printed cards with personal commentaries by Anthony. This covetable edition has gilded edges and is presented in a bespoke slipcase adorned with Daniels’ foiled signature.

“The odds of me ever writing a book were approximately… Oh, never mind. My golden companion worries about such things – I don’t. I have indeed now written a book – telling my story, in my voice, not his – recognising that our voices and our stories are inextricably intertwined.”

When Star Wars burst on to the big screen in 1977, an unfailingly polite golden droid called C-3PO captured imaginations around the globe. But C-3PO wasn’t an amazing display of animatronics with a unique and unforgettable voiceover. Inside the metal costume was an actor named Anthony Daniels.

In this deeply personal memoir, Anthony Daniels recounts his experiences of the epic cinematic adventure that has influenced pop culture for more than 40 years. For the very first time, he candidly describes his most intimate memories as the only actor to appear in every Star Wars film – from his first meeting with George Lucas to the final, emotional days on the set of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

With a foreword by J.J. Abrams, this book is a nostalgic look back at the Skywalker saga as it comes to a close. I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story reveals Anthony Daniels’ vulnerability, how he established his role and what he accomplished, and takes readers on a journey that just happens to start in a galaxy far, far away.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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DECEMBER 17, 2019

THE MOVIEMAKING MAGIC OF STAR WARS: SHIPS + BATTLES

Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Landry Quinn Walker

hardcover (144 pages)

Abrams Books

ISBN 978-1-4197-3633-9

$ 29.99

solicitation copy:

Go behind the scenes in this interactive book to see how favorite vehicles—from the Millennium Falconto Imperial AT-ATs—were created and used in legendary scenes like the Battles of Endor and Hoth

Go behind the scenes of the biggest movie franchise of all time in this immersive and interactive book to see how favorite vehicles—from X-Wings and TIE fighters to AT-ATs and the Death Star—were created and used in the films. This collectible book includes special interactive elements, including six-page booklets, accordion folds, and flaps that reveal the magic behind the movie with concept sketches, molds, digital imagery and more!

preview:

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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DECEMBER 20, 2019

THE ART OF STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Phil Szostak

foreword by Doug Chiang

hardcover (256 pages)

Abrams Books

ISBN 978-1-4197-4038-1

$ 40.00

solicitation copy:

The official behind-the-scenes concept, production, and post-production art for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Go inside the creative process behind the most anticipated film of the century. The latest trilogy in the Star Wars film series brings the Skywalker Saga to a close and The Art of The Rise of Skywalker will take readers into the creative process behind visualizing the epic worlds, creatures, characters, costumes, weapons and vehicles of the landmark conclusion more than 40 years in the making.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – THE VISUAL DICTIONARY

With Exclusive Cross-Sections

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Pablo Hidalgo

hardcover (200 pages)

DK Publishing

ISBN 978-1-4654-7903-7

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

An authoritative companion to the climactic final chapter in the new Star Wars trilogy, this essential visual guide to Star Wars Episode IX explores the world of the movie in unparalleled detail.

Star Wars Episode IX Visual Dictionary features the fascinating characters, planets, vehicles, and aliens that the heroes of the Resistance will encounter in their battle to defeat the First Order. Produced in close collaboration with Lucasfilm, Star Wars Episode IX Visual Dictionarydelves into the backgrounds of the new characters seen in the movie, as well as providing in-depth, updated character profiles of beloved Star Wars heroes, such as Rey, Poe, and Finn.

from the announcement:

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary is a 200-page definitive guide to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film. Packed with 500+ images and information, plus cross-sections of new vehicles, as penned by Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, it’s a must-have for all fans who want to go beyond the movie experience.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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DECEMBER 24, 2019

STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – THE OFFICIAL MOVIE SPECIAL

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover (96 pages)

Titan Magazines

ISBN 978-1-78586-303-5

$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

An in-depth collector’s edition featuring material from long-awaited the all-new Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker, including interviews with the cast and crew and exclusive imagery.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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Also in DECEMBER 2019

STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION

Archive Edition

slipcased hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Derryl DePriest

foreword by Steve Sansweet

slipcased hardcover (300 pages)

Blue Milk LLC

press-release:

Former Toy Industry Professionals Form Media Company; Announce Premium Star Wars Action Figure Guide

ROVIDENCE, R.I. – June 7, 2019 – Today, Blue Milk LLC launches Star Wars: The Vintage Collection Archive Edition book on crowd-funding site Kickstarter. Starting from $50 for early bird backers, the Star Wars: The Vintage Collection Archive Edition is a comprehensive historical manuscript and detailed visual archive of one of Hasbro’s most popular lines of 3.75-inch Star Wars action figures, The Vintage Collection (TVC).

Written by Derryl DePriest, former Vice President of Global Brand Management and Star Wars brand team leader at Hasbro, the book comprises approximately 300 pages detailing TVC action figures, creatures, vehicles and playsets. Each item in the collection will feature a write-up informed by inside knowledge from the design and marketing team, and will be accompanied by crisp, high-resolution photos. The volume will be printed on premium-quality paper, bound in a deluxe hardcover.

“The Vintage Collection is one of the greatest toy lines of all time, offering an incredible balance between source material accuracy, detail and playability,” according to DePriest. “Our goal with The Vintage Collection Archive Edition is to pay tribute to this amazing series and the team that created it, offering spectacular photography and new insights for the long-time fan while acting as a primer covering the entire series for the newer collector.”

Joining DePriest are co-authors D. Martin Myatt and Rich Alot. The trio will self-publish the book under their newly formed company Blue Milk LLC. Steve Sansweet, Star Wars super-collector and President and CEO of Rancho Obi-Wan, will write the foreword.

“Introduced in 2010 with roots in the legendary 1978 Kenner Star Wars toy line, The Vintage Collection has grown to include hundreds of figures, vehicles, and special sets. Keeping track of everything available is challenging, and The Vintage Collection Archive Edition will be an invaluable resource to fans and collectors alike,” Sansweet says.

The book’s Kickstarter campaign offers a variety of backer rewards for those supporting the project, including a TVC compendium poster by Kim Simmons, Kenner’s principal Star Wars photographer between 1981-2000. In another tie to the original toy line, the poster uses the actual yellow background seen on Star Wars action figure packaging in the ’80s. In addition to the backer rewards, the campaign has stretch goals to unlock more content and chapters.

Book Specs:

  • Deluxe hardcover in an 9.25 x 11.5 inch (23.5 x 29.5 cm) format
  • Professionally designed layout with easy to use reference guide featuring high-resolution photos and detailed write ups printed on premium quality paper
  • Comprehensively covers every The Vintage Collection (TVC) 3.75-inch action figure, creature, vehicle and playset.
  • Chapter breaks with full-page width photos inspired by classic Kenner-era packaging
  • Additional content unlocked with stretch goals
  • Approximately 300 pages
  • December 2019 delivery

preview:

link:

kickstarter

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Also in 2019?

THE ART OF STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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FEBRUARY 18, 2020

STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL TV SPECIAL

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

hardcover (100 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-7877-3420-3
£14.99

solicitation copy:

A deluxe collector’s edition focusing on the Star Wars saga on the small screen.

As the final episode in the Star Wars movie saga is about to hit cinemas, Star Wars is bigger than ever before. 2020 will be an exciting year for all things from a galaxy far, far away. This special edition brings you closer to the Star Wars saga as it celebrates the dawn of a new era.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MARCH 17, 2020

STAR WARS INSIDER

The Best of Star Wars Insider Vol. 11

softcover collection (USA)

publisher info:

softcover (176 pages)

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-7858-5196-4

$ 24.99

solicitation copy:

A new Star Wars Insider collection, featuring content previously printed in the Star Wars Insider magazine.

Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insider magazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, video games to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE ART OF STAR WARS REBELS

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Dan Wallace

cover by Killian Plunkett

Dark Horse Books

hardcover (216 pages)

ISBN 978-1-5067-1091-4

$ 39.99

solicitation copy:

An incredible hardcover amassing art and creator commentary chronicling four seasons of adventure in a galaxy far, far away!

In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy.

The award-winning team from Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes five years ago, now, take a step behind-the-scenes to witness the journey from paper to screen with The Art of Star Wars Rebels. Featuring never-before-seen concept art and process pieces along with exclusive commentary from the creative team behind the show, Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm proudly present the official look inside one of the galaxy’s most beloved shows.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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THE ART OF STAR WARS REBELS: LIMITED EDITION

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Dan Wallace

Dark Horse Books

hardcover (216 pages)
ISBN 978-1-5067-1485-1

$ 99.99

solicitation copy:

This deluxe limited-edition package of The Art of Star Wars Rebels features a beautiful slipcase with illuminating lights and sound effects of igniting lightsabers when the case opens! This collection also includes a folio featuring an exclusive piece of art and a variant cover of the book to create a truly immersive experience that fans won’t want to miss!

In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy.

The award-winning animation team of Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, and Carrie Beck, along with the talented artists at Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes four years ago, now, take a step behind-the-scenes to witness the journey from paper to screen with The Art of Star Wars Rebels. Featuring never-before-seen concept art and process pieces along with exclusive commentary from the creative team behind the show, Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm proudly present the official look inside one of the galaxy’s most beloved shows.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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MARCH 19, 2020

LEGO STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA

New Edition

hardcover (UK)

publisher info:

written by Elizabeth Dowsett

Dorling Kindersley

hardcover (224 pages)

ISBN 978-0-2414-0666-3

£ 16.99

solicitation copy:

The ultimate guide to the best 200 minifigures from the LEGO Star Wars galaxy; comes with exclusive minifigure

DK’s updated LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia now includes many more new LEGO Star Wars minifigures! Meet amazing minifigures from all the Star Wars movies–now including some of the latest new characters from Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Discover incredible LEGO Star Wars facts, such as which minifigure is the rarest and which can be found in the most LEGO sets. This new updated edition contains 200 best-loved minifigures, including Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, Chewbacca, Rey, Kylo Ren, and BB-8. The book also comes with an exclusive LEGO Star Wars minifigure!

links:

USA (released on April 7, 2020): amazon

UK: amazon

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APRIL 7, 2020

LEGO STAR WARS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA

New Edition

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Elizabeth Dowsett

DK Publishing

hardcover (224 pages)

ISBN 978-1-4654-8956-2

$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

The ultimate guide to the best 200 minifigures from the LEGO Star Wars galaxy; comes with exclusive minifigure

DK’s updated LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia now includes many more new LEGO Star Wars minifigures! Meet amazing minifigures from all the Star Wars movies–now including some of the latest new characters from Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. Discover incredible LEGO Star Wars facts, such as which minifigure is the rarest and which can be found in the most LEGO sets. This new updated edition contains 200 best-loved minifigures, including Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, Chewbacca, Rey, Kylo Ren, and BB-8. The book also comes with an exclusive LEGO Star Wars minifigure!

links:

USA: amazon

UK (released on March 19, 2020)amazon

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MAY 19, 2020

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK – 40th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

hardcover

Titan Books

ISBN 978-1-78773-423-4
$ 19.99

solicitation copy:

A 40th anniversary special edition celebrating Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

This deluxe collector’s edition presents interviews, features and unseen images from the fan favorite movie.

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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JUNE 16, 2020

STAR WARS: A GALAXY OF COLLECTIBLES

Movie Props, Original Art, Rarities, Toys

hardcover (non-licensed) (USA)

publisher info:

written by Eric Bradley

foreword by John Jackson Miller

hardcover (224 pages)

Krause Publications

ISBN 978-1-4402-6113-8

$ 30.00

solicitation copy:

The foundation of popular culture was shaken to its core in 1977 when George Lucas released one of the most important films in modern American history: Star Wars: A New Hope. A hardcover, richly illustrated joyride Star Wars: A Galaxy of Collectibles, frames four decades of intergalactic adventures with rare collectibles, astonishing collections and classic Star Wars images.

Showcasing fabulous movie props, original art, prototypes, movie posters, rarities, classic toys, and exclusive interviews with artists who created some of the most iconic scenes from the original movie trilogy, Star Wars: A Galaxy of Collectibles pulls back the curtain to reveal a stunning behind-the-scenes view of the world’s favorite space opera.

A treasure trove of seldom-seen wonders fill this galactic celebration, including:

  • Princess Leia’s Slave Girl outfit worn as a prisoner of Jabba the Hutt
  • Darth Vader’s helmet and costume
  • A working model of The Death Star from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
  • Chewbacca’s headpiece used in the original trilogy
  • An R2-D2 droid that sold for $2.76 million
  • A concept art movie poster by Tom Jung
  • Exclusive photos of the largest Star Wars toy ever produced
  • An interview with designer James L. Schoppe, who created the blaster used by Han Solo in Return of the Jedi
  • Rare move posters
  • A Foreword by John Jackson Miller, The New York Times best-selling science fiction author

Filled with visual delights and insight, Star Wars: A Galaxy of Collectibles brings home dramatically an adventure that takes place “in a galaxy far, far away.”

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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SPRING 2020

STAR WARS GALAXY’S EDGE: TRAVELER’S GUIDE TO BATUU

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Cole Horton
hardcover (144 pages)
becker&mayer! books
ISBN 978-0-7603-6674-5

solicitation copy:

Welcome to Batuu, a trading post at the edge of the galaxy where smugglers, bounty hunters, and rogue adventurers swap stories, food, and goods. Like any good tourist, you’re going to need a guide book to lead you through your visit. Here is your official guide.

In 2019, Disney opened a new Star Wars addition to their parks: The planet Batuu. Star Wars fans now have access to an authentic, in-world experience unlike anything they have ever seen before! This official guide to Batuu is written completely in-world, as if you are a visitor from another part of the galaxy, looking for recommendations on where to eat, sleep, and what to do during your trip to this planet. The guide also provides itineraries and descriptions of weekend trips “Beyond Batuu”; getaways to nearby planets and environs.

The guide features:
– Full-color illustrations and maps
– Original content from Lucasfilm
– An in-world experience like no other

Whether strolling in The Galaxy’s Edge 15-acre park or simply being an armchair traveler, this immersive guide will delight any Star Wars fan.

links:

USA: amazon 

UK: amazon 

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FALL 2020

THE STAR WARS ARCHIVES

Episodes I – III: 1999 – 2005

hardcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Paul Duncan

hardcover

Taschen

links:

USA: amazon

UK: amazon

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Also in 2020?

THE STAR WARS HISTORICAL SOURCEBOOK Vol. 2: January – June 1977

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by W.R. Miller

softcover

Pulp Hero Press (imprint of Theme Park Press)

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STAR WARS INTERVIEWS Vol. 4

The Force Awakens, Rogue One, and Expanded Universe

softcover (USA)

publisher info:

written by Dennis Pellegrom

foreword by Keith DeWinter

softcover
Pulp Hero Press (imprint of Theme Park Press)
$17.95

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