Star Wars Insider #102
July/August 2008
$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 #102 Online Supplement. Content includes TBD.
SYNOPSIS

Features
"Launch Pad Extra: Directing the Troops" by Jonathan Wilkins — Interview with Dave Filoni
"The Man Behind the Monsters!" by Jonathan Wilkins — Interview: Stuart Freeborn
"Master & Apprentice" by Jonathan Wilkins — Interview: Nick Dudman
"First Person: Monster Mash" by Tom Spina — Interview: Tom Spina
"Top Ten: The Toughest Ever Creatures" by Dan Wallace — Top Ten Creatures
"Effects Maestros: Creature Creator" by Calum Waddell — Interview: Phil Tippett


Departments
"Editor’s Welcome" by Brian J. Robb
"Launch Pad" — Clone Wars, The Force Unleashed; Robot Chicken DVD
"Versus" — General Grievous vs Yoda
"Science of Star Wars" by David Hawksett — Alien Life, Surgeon Robots, Weather Control
"A Long Time Ago..." — 1999: The Phantom Menace
"Books" by Jason Fry — Last of the Jedi concludes
"Ask Lobot" by Leland Y. Chee
"Comics" by Daniel Wallace — Vector and Clone Wars titles
"Space Gear" by Jeremy Beckett — Muppet Star Wars figures
"Toys" by Jeremy Beckett — Clone Wars LEGO and Toys
"Bounty Hunters" — Meeting Anthony Daniels
"Bantha Tracks" by Mary Franklin — Volume 32
"Classic Moments" — Emperor taunts Luke from Return of the Jedi




Alternate Covers
Star Wars Insider 102 (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
Other
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