Star Wars Insider #97
December 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 #97 Online Supplement. Content includes Quoting the Princess, Remarks of the Jedi, Aliens in the Empire, Part II, The Vader Project Profile on Artist FERG, The Apprentice Unleashed: Sam Witwer Speaks, The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader Excerpt, Pirates of the Boards Part V, and One Click Away.
SYNOPSIS

Features
"Luke & Leia" by Brian J. Robb, Jonathan Wilkins & Brigid Cherry — New interview with Mark Hamill plus highlights from Carrie Fisher's CIV appearance
"The Force Unleased" by Brian J. Robb & Jonathan Wilkins — Interview: LucasArts Project Lead Hayden Blackman and "Secret Apprentice" actor Sam Witwer
"Pirates of the Boards: Part Five" by J.W. Rinzler — The Trench Run begins!
"Art Vader!" by Bonnie Burton — The Vader Project at Celebration


Departments
"Editor’s Welcome" by Brian J. Robb
"Com-Scan" — Luke's lightsaber ion space, Young Indy on DVD
"News Extra" by Pete Vilmur — The Art of Howard Chaykin
"Best of StarWars.com" by Pete Vilmur & Bonnie Burton — Tantive IV Experience from Celebration Europe
"Books" by Jason Fry — The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader
"Comics" by Daniel Wallace — Knights of the Old Republic #22-24
"Toys" by Jeremy Beckett — LEGO AT-AT plus Galactic Heroes
"Star Wars Q&A" by Leland Y. Chee
"Scouting the Galaxy" by Steve Sansweet
"International Collecting" by Gus Lopez
"Set Piece" by Chris Trevas — Kamino Platform
"Padawan Corner" by Cynthia Cummens
"Bantha Tracks" by Mary Franklin
"The Indy Vault" by J.W. Rinzler — #5: The Staff Room
"Comlink"




Alternate Covers
Star Wars Insider 97 (Diamond Distributors Exclusive cover)


San Diego Comic Con Coverage
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Nixon Chewbacca Sentry Leather Watch
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
Sideshow Collectibles R2-D2 Unpainted Prototype
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