By Andy Mangels
Continue YOUR EYE at the EMPIRE! examine THE REBELS!
*Features targeted profiles of all of the most vital characters within the famous person Wars universe
*Covers the flicks, the books--classic and new--the comics, the television specials, the video games, and the remainder of the increasing universe of superstar Wars
*Describes the heritage and character of every personality, with important records, guns of selection, and automobiles used
*Includes pictures and unique line drawings--with a number of illustrations of such a lot characters for higher visible reference
*Brings you recent on contemporary characters and occasions if you've been clear of the superstar Wars universe for a while.
THE UNIVERSE OF celebrity WARS IS increasing swifter THAN EVER BEFORE...
WITH the basic consultant TO CHARACTERS IN HAND, YOU'LL by no means LOSE YOUR WAY.
"You can locate numerous courses to the various devices and gizmos within the celebrity Wars universe--Bill Smith's crucial advisor to guns and know-how, which covers every little thing from ship-mounted turbo-lasers to strive against remotes, is only one instance. yet what approximately all of the characters in famous person Wars? glance, a great ebook approximately remotes is something. an exceptional publication concerning the dwelling? That's anything else.
Lucky for us, Andy Mangels has pored over all of the videos and the collateral novels, comics, and laptop video games to place jointly this illustrated advisor to the most important and minor characters of the megastar Wars universe. As will be anticipated, many pages are lavished at the likes of Vader and Solo, yet bit avid gamers like Salacious Crumb (Jabba's cackling monkey-lizard puppy) and Lobot (Cloud City's cyborg majordomo) aren't forgotten. a magnificent survey in either intensity and breadth, this advisor fills within the gaps on a few of celebrity Wars' so much recognized personalities (who knew Luke's nickname was once "Wormy"?) whereas revealing characters you've by no means heard of (like Han and Leia's dual kids!)."
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