Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters
April 2002
220ppg

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Publisher: Del Rey
Author: Daniel Wallace
Cover Artist: Steven D. Anderson

Cover Price: $24.95
Media: Softcover
ISBN: 0-345-44900-2 - 1st

NOTES
Features full-color art by Michael Sutfin.

The following is a list of entries for this edition. Asterisks (*) indicate an entry that was in the previous edition. Reference notes follow for the main appearance of the character.

*Admiral Ackbar [ROTJ]
Padmé Naberrie Amidala [TPM]
Nom Anor [comic-CE2]
*Wedge Antilles [ANH]
Darth Bane [comic-JvS]
Jar Jar Binks [TPM]
*Bossk [ESB]
Brakiss [book-TNR]
Shira Brie [comic-MSW]
*C-3PO [ANH]
*Callista [book-COJ]
*Lando Calrissian [ESB]
*Gariel Captison [book-TAB]
Tycho Celchu [comic/book-Xwing]
*Chewbacca [ANH]
*Admiral Daala [book-JS]
Jori and Gav Daragon [comic-TOTJ]
Gavin Darklighter [book-Xwing]
*Dengar [ESB]
*General Jan Dodonna [ANH]
Count Dooku [AOTC]
Droma [book-NJO]
Durga the Hutt*Kyp Durron [book-JS]
*4-LOM [ESB]
Baron Fel [comic-Xwing]
*Boba Fett [ESB]
Jango Fett [AOTC]
*Borsk Fey'lya [book-HTTE]
*Bib Fortuna [ROTJ]
Rokur Gepta [book-LCA]
*Greedo [ANH]
Nute Gunray [TPM]
Corran Horn [book-Xwing]
*IG-88 [ESB]
Ysanne Isard [book-Xwing]
*Prince Isolder [book-CPL]
*Jabba the Hutt [ROTJ]
Jedi Council Members (Depa Billaba, Adi Gallia, Ki-Adi-Mundi, Plo Koon, Eeth Koth, Even Piell, Yarael Poof, Oppo Rancisis, Saesee Tiin, Yaddle) [TPM]
Jedi from the Battle of Geonosis (Kit Fisto, Barriss Offee, Shaak Ti, Luminara Unduli) [AOTC]
Jerec [game-DF2JK]
Qui-Gon Jinn [TPM]
Kir Kanos [comic-CE]
*Talon Karrde [book-HTTE]
Kyle Katarn [game-DF]
*Obi-Wan Kenobi [ANH]
Kueller [book-TNR]
*Exar Kun [comic-TOTJ]
Warmaster Tsavong Lah [book-NJO]
*Owen Lars and Beru Whitesun Lars [ANH]
Bevel Lemelsk [book-JS]
*Lobot [ESB]
Garik "Face" Loran [book-Xwing]
*General Crix Madine [ROTJ]
Darth Maul [TPM]
*Mon Mothma [ROTJ]
Boss Nass [TPM]
*Nien Nunb [ROTJ]
Nym [game-Starfighter]
Ric Olié [TPM]
*Emperor Palpatine [ROTJ]
Captain Panaka [TPM]
*Admiral Gilad Pellaeon [book-HTTE]
Sate Pestage [book/comic-Xwing]
Admiral Firmus Piett [ESB]
Podracer Pilots (Aldar Beedo, Dud Bolt, Ebe Endcott, Gasgano, Mars Guo, Clegg Holdfast, Neva Kee, Elan Mak, Ody Mandrell, Mawhonic, Teemto Pagalies, Ben Quadinaros, Boles Roor, Ark "Bumpy" Roose, Wan Sandage, Ratts Tyerell) [TPM]
*Ulic Qel-Droma [comic-TOTJ]
*R2-D2 [ANH]
Dash Rendar [game-SOTE]
Naga Sadow [comic-TOTJ]
Thrackan Sal-Solo [book-AC]
Sebulba [TPM]
Executor Sedriss [comic-DE2]
Senator Viqi Shesh [book-NJO]
Darth Sidious [TPM]
Raith Sienar [book-RP]
Aurra Sing [TPM]
Anakin Skywalker [TPM]/*Darth Vader [ANH]
*Luke Skywalker [ANH]
*Mara Jade Skywalker [book-HTTE]
*Anakin Solo [comic-DE]
*Han Solo [ANH]
*Jacen Solo [book-HTTE,YJK]
*Jaina Solo [book-HTTE,YJK]
*Leia Organa Solo [ANH]
Kam Solusar [comic-DE2]
Nil Spaar [book-BTS]
*Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin [ANH]
Booster Terrik [book-Xwing]
Bria Tharen [book-TPS]
*Grand Admiral Thrawn [book-HTTE]
Supreme Chancellor Finis Valorum [TPM]
General Maximilian Veers [ESB]
Vergere [book-NJO]
Quinlan Vos [comic-DHSW]
Watto [TPM]
Zam Wesell [AOTC]
Mace Windu [TPM]
Prince Xizor [book-SOTE]
*Yoda [ESB]
Warlord Zinsj [book-Xwing]
*Zuckuss [ESB]
Other Personages of Note (Elegos and Releqy A'kla [book-IJ], Mas Amedda [TPM], Ace Azzameen [game-Rebellion], Blackhole [comic-Manning], Empatojayos Brand [comic-DE2], Adalric Brandl [game-WEG], *Joruus C'Baoth [book-HTTE], Cilghal [book-DA], General Airen Cracken [book-HTTE], The Dark Woman [comic-DHSW], Admiral Hiram Drayson [book-DFR], Hohass "Runt" Ekwesh [book-Xwing], Jagged Fel [book-NJO], *Gallandro [book-HSR], Zakarisz Ghent [book-DFR], Vilmarh "Villie" Grahak [comic-DHSW], A'Sharad Hett [comic-DHSW], Lord Hoth [book-EChrono], Queen Jamilla [AOTC], Dexter Jettster [AOTC], *Tenel Ka [book-YJK], Lord Kaan [comic-JvS], Kadann [book-JP], Jodo Kast [comic-BF], Cliegg Lars [AOTC], Umak Leth [comic-DE], Arden Lyn [game-MTK], Mandalore [comic-TOTJ], Bail Organa [AOTC], Lieutenant Page [book-HTTE], Poggle the Lesser [AOTC], Danni Quee [book-NJO], General Carlist Rieekan [ESB], Supreme Overlord Shimrra [book-NJO], Ben Skywalker [book-NJO], Shmi Skywalker [TPM], Maarek Stele [game-TIE], Lama Su [AOTC], Vima Sunrider [comic-TOTJ], Orn Free Taa [AOTC], Siri Tachi [book-JediApp], Empress Teta [comic-TOTJ], Captain Typho [AOTC], Tahiri Veila [book-JJK], *Vima-Da-Boda [comic-DE], Alex Winger [game-WEG], *Winter [book-HTTE], Xanatos [book-JediApp], Nen Yim [book-NJO], Grand Admiral Zaarin [game-TIE])

SYNOPSIS
The Star Wars universe is expanding faster than ever before, and Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters has received an exciting new face-lift—with completely updated text and more than a hundred brand new, full-color illustrations by extraordinary new artist Michael Sutfin.

This all-new Essential Guide features detailed profiles of more than one hundred and thirty characters from across the Star Wars galaxy, including all of your favorites—such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and Mara Jade—as well as, from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones:

• Jango Fett • Count Dooku • Anakin Skywalker • Zam Wesell

And the key players from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace:

• Queen Amidala • Qui-Gon Jinn • Mace Windu • Darth Maul

Here is complete, updated coverage of the novels from the incredible New Jedi Order and all of the classic movies, books, comics, TV specials, games, and the rest of the Star Wars universe.

This must-have book describes the essential history and personal data for each character–with vital statistics, homeworlds, and political affiliations.

More characters, more information, brilliant artwork–the Essential Guides are hotter than ever!


Original Printing
Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters (softcover)
November, 1995; ISBN: 0-345-39535-2 - 1st

Other Printings
Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters (Condensed Edition) (softcover)
December, 1996; ISBN: 0-345-41410-0 - 1st