10 Highlights from Star Wars Insider #169 – Out Now!

Look inside this month's Vader-approved issue.

Star Wars Insider #169 is here, and it features a look back at Marvel’s masterpiece Darth Vader series, Rogue One, and more. Fill your data tapes with our sneak peek below!

1. COVER STARS!

As ever, there are three amazing options to choose from! Newsstand readers can get Alex Ross’s stunning Darth Vader art that previously graced of Marvel Comics’ Darth Vader #1, while comic stores have the Dark Lord’s silhouette front and center. Another of the Empire’s finest graces our subscription-exclusive cover: the new boy on the scene, Grand Admiral Thrawn!

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2. GOODBYE BAKER

On a somber note, this issue was being created as we heard the sad news that Kenny Baker had passed away. We couldn’t continue with the magazine without offering our own tribute to this much-loved and much-missed Star Wars superstar.

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3. ROGUE ONE

It’s nearly here! While the next Insider is our epic Rogue One issue, we’ve got intel on the major players in the must-see movie of the year!

4. THIRD STRIKE

Dave Filoni, executive producer on Star Wars Rebels, discusses his thoughts on the new season, fan reaction, why Doctor Whos keeps appearing in the show, and some surprising influences!

5. SITH STAR

With the Dark Lord’s solo adventures now at a close, Insider rallied the creative team to discover the making of a comic book masterpiece.

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 6. BE A TOP TRUMPER!

Don’t miss the chance to take home a Death Star full of Star Wars Top Trumps cards!

7. TURNING POINT

The latest exclusive fiction is an action-packed adventure from renowned author Jason M. Hough with art by Carsten Bradley!

8. REBEL FRIENDS

Ezra Bridger and Sabine Wren, a.k.a. Taylor Gray and Tiya Sircar, discuss the new season of Rebels and their hopes for the future.

9. ANALYZE THIS

Actor Stephen Stanton takes a lie down on the couch to discuss analyst droid AP-5 with Insider’s Amy Ratcliffe!

10. HOT STUFF!

Get your hands on an amazing boxed set of Star Wars Hot Wheels vehicles as they make the fabled trench run in our exclusive giveaway!

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Jonathan Wilkins is the editor of Star Wars Insider. Follow him on Twitter @jdog_wilkins and follow Star Wars Insider @SW_Insider.

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