Star Wars Insider #96
October/November 2007
$5.99




COMMENTS
There are two cover variants for this issue. The first is the newsstand edition. The second was shipped exclusive to comic book stores through Diamond Distributors.

Fan Club Hyperspace members can view exclusive content for this issue online with the Insider #96 Online Supplement. Content includes Aliens in the Empire, Part 1, Sith Circus: Concept to Final Poster, Steampunk Star Wars, Fast Facts about the 501st Legion, and One Click Away.
SYNOPSIS

Features
"The Men Who Built The Empire" by Scott Chernoff — Culled from the Celebration IV Interviews of David Prowse, George Roubicek, Barrie Holland, Kenneth Colley, Richard LeParmentier, & Julian Glover.
"Imperial Officer's Field Guide" by Jonathan Wilkins
"Strangers Among Us" by Abel G. Peña, Rich Handley & Jonathan Wilikins — The Aliens who Built the Empire. Palpatine's do not employ list.
"The Empire's Finest: Who's Who in the Imperial Military" by Daniel Wallace & Abel Peña
"Inside the 501st" by Kevin Christley
"The Indy Vault" by J.W. Rinzler — #4: Young Indy and the Horse from Last Crusade


Departments
"Editor’s Welcome" by Brian J. Robb
"Com-Scan" by Brian J. Robb, Jonathan Wilkins & Brigid Cherry — Exclusive with Rick McCallum
"Best of StarWars.com" by Bonnie Burton & Pete Vilmur — Steampunk R2-D2, The Coke Landspeeder
"Books" by Jason Fry — Building Death Star by Reaves and Perry
"Comics" by Daniel Wallace — Imperial in the comics
"Toys" by Jeremy Beckett — Covering the newest wave
"Q&A" by Leland Y. Chee
"Scouting the Galaxy" by Steve Sansweet
"International Collecting" by Gus Lopez — Imperial collectibles
"Set Piece" by Chris Trevas — Death Star Conference Room
"Padawan Corner" by Cynthia Cummens — Drawing Emperor Palpatine
"Bantha Tracks" by Mary Franklin
"Comlink"




Alternate Covers
Star Wars Insider 96 (Diamond Distributors Exclusive cover)


San Diego Comic Con Coverage
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Stance Star Wars Socks
Loungefly Rey Backpack
Funko Han Solo & Thumbs Up BB-8 POP! Figures
Hallmark McQuarrie Boba Fett Keepsake & Itty Bitty Two Pack
Santa Cruz Skateboards
Beast Kingdom Egg Attack Electroplated Figures
Hasbro 6-Inch Obi-Wan Kenobi Pack
Mattel Hot Wheels Carships Trench Run
JAKKS Pacific Vac-Metal C-3PO & Captain Phasma
Bandai Teppou Ashigaru Sandtrooper Special Version
Gentle Giant Captain Phasma & Chewbacca McQuarrie Concept Mini Busts
Gentle Giant Jumbo Kenner Luke Skywalker Figures
Topps Star Wars Trading Card Posters
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