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Update: Preorder Star Wars Icons: Han Solo

Preorder the new Star Wars Icons: Han Solo book by Insight Editions for 20% off the cover price only through Sideshow Collectibles.

Smuggler. Rogue. Hero of the Rebellion. Scruffy-looking nerf herder. Han Solo has been called all these things and more since making his debut in the original Star Wars film back in 1977. Four decades later, the irrepressible Solo continues to be one of the most iconic and enduring elements of the saga.

Update: Now in stock at Sideshow Collectibles

Expand Your “Last Jedi” Library

With every new Star Wars release, there is a plethora of reference material and resource publications that go along with it. For me, they are some of my favorite gifts to give and receive for the holidays. The Last Jedi hits theaters next week, and DK will be releasing their Visual Dictionary and Incredible Cross-Sections books plus Abrams’ The Art of The Last Jedi book. All three are available for preorder now on Amazon at up to 51% off their retail price and ship next week.

First Look at The Force Awakens Books Coming Dec. 18


StarWars.com has updated giving readers and collectors a first look and several books coming with the release of The Force Awakens on Dec. 18. Most interesting is the Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Visual Dictionary which will be full of the minutia we’ve been waiting for surrounding the characters and technology of the new film.

LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded


Hitting book stores and e-tailers now is the LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded.

The updated and expanded ultimate guide to the minifigures of the LEGO® Star Wars® galaxy DK’s LEGO® Star Wars® Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded now includes many more new LEGO Star Wars minifigures! Discover incredible LEGO Star Wars facts, such as which minifigure is the rarest and which can be found in the most LEGO sets. This updated and expanded edition contains 72 additional pages of new minifigures and includes an exclusive minifigure to add to your collection.

As a bonus, this book also includes a McQuarrie Concept Boba Fett minifigure. Order yours today from Amazon.com

Star Wars Art: Posters


Continuing the popular Star Wars Art series, Amazon has up for pre-order Star Wars Art: Posters

Few pieces of artwork distill the passion for Star Wars as do posters. From Tom Jung’s iconic one-sheet for Episode IV to Roger Kastel’s Gone with the Wind–inspired painting for Episode V and beyond, Star Wars has enjoyed nearly four decades of poster art from some of the most renowned artists working in movies. The fifth book in the George Lucas–curated Star Wars Art series, Posters collects the best artwork from all six Star Wars films, the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series, and limited-edition prints. This collection unites all of the action, artistry, and drama of a galaxy far, far away into one lavishly produced tome.

Making of Star Wars Enhanced eBooks Now Available


Complete your  library with the newly released enhanced eBooks for J.W. Rinzler’s “Making of” Star Wars books. All three editions are loaded with extra video and audio content only available in these eBook releases. Click on through for the press releases and check out the Star Wars Blog for their feature as well.

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Update: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection

A few weeks ago, we posted that Steve Sansweet is working on a new book titled, Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection scheduled for release later this year. We’ve learned today that Dan Curto is consulting/assisting in the publication of this book. Just one more reason to add this resource to your library this October!
Update: It has also now been revealed that Paul Harrison from Jedi Temple Archives is working on the publication as well. Congrats Paul!

Star Wars Filming Locations of the US

There have been many books written discussing the mythology, characters and technology of the Star Wars universe but now is your chance to experience many of the locations of Star Wars that were filmed right here in the United States. Read on to find out how you can be a part of publishing Star Wars Filming Locations of the United States by Adam Parr with Carl Cunningham and John Klinger as well a view sample pages of this book.