The Latest //
In Rebels Recon #10, StarWars.com goes behind the scenes of the Star Wars Rebels episode "Idiot's Array" for the inside scoop on Lando Calrissian's return and much more.
Check out the cover for Jedi Academy: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown, featuring the young Jedi Roan versus a new enemy: loose-leaf paper!
Spotlight of the Week //
One of planet Yavin's moons, Yavin 4 is covered in jungle and forest. It was the location of the first Rebel Base in the Galactic Civil War, and the site from which the Rebellion launched the attack that destroyed the first Death Star -- now known as the Battle of Yavin.
General Jan Dodonna served as the military leader of the Rebel base on Yavin 4. The veteran officer devised the daring plan to penetrate the Death Star's defenses with starfighters, and then directed the attack on the battle station's vulnerable thermal exhaust port.
The Death Star was the Empire’s ultimate weapon: a moon-sized space station with the ability to destroy an entire planet. But the Emperor and Imperial officers like Grand Moff Tarkin underestimated the tenacity of the Rebel Alliance, who refused to bow to this technological terror…
The X-wing is a versatile Rebel Alliance starfighter that balances speed with firepower. Armed with four laser cannons and two proton torpedo launchers, the X-wing can take on anything the Empire throws at it. Nimble engines give the X-wing an edge during dogfights, and it can make long-range jumps with its hyperdrive and its astromech droid co-pilot. Luke Skywalker is famous for destroying the Death Star behind the controls of an X-wing.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars //
In this segment of a special Q&A on Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The Lost Missions, supervising director Dave Filoni, Tom Kane (Yoda), and Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker) discuss Yoda's trip to Dagobah in "Voices."
Star Wars Celebration is coming April 16-19, 2015, to the Anaheim Convention Center. Lucasfilm's official fan festival, Star Wars Celebration includes appearances from the saga's actors and creators, in-depth panels, exclusive merchandise, and lots more. We would be honored if you would join us.
Artists from across The Walt Disney Company including Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, Marvel, and Pixar -- as well as select street artists and celebrity Star Wars fans -- have created individualized interpretations of the iconic Stormtrooper helmet.