Star Wars Insider #109
May/June 2009
$7.99




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.
SYNOPSIS

Features
"Episode I: Back to the Beginning" by Scott Chernoff, Lynne Hale, Jason Fry, & Chris Spitale — Quotes surrounding The Phantom Menace
"Menace Revisited" by Dan Wallace — Insider Visual Commentary
"Revenge of the Binks" by Scott Chernoff — Interview: Ahmed Best
"Sky High: The Man Who Taught Vader How To Fly!" by Jonathan Wilkins — Interview: Ralph Brown
"More Menace!" by Jason Fry — Episode I and the Expanded Universe
"Character Building" by Jonathan Wilkins — Interview: Rob Coleman


Departments
"Editor’s Welcome" by Jonathan Wilkins
"Launch Pad" — Star Wars A Musical Journey, TFU Writers honored
"ComLink"
"Interrogation Droid" by Chris Spitale — Interview: Ray Park
"Versus" — Count Dooku vs Darth Maul
"Books" by Jason Fry — Fate of the Jedi: Outcast
"Comics" by Dan Wallace — Star Wars Adventures
"Collecting" by Gus Lopez — Collecting Maul
"Ask Lobot" by Leland Y. Chee
"Toys" — Kotobukiya Clone Wars products, plus new Hasbro products
"Toys Extra" — LEGO Sneak Preview
"Bounty Hunters"
"Bantha Tracks" by Mary Franklin — Vol 40
"Classic Moments" by Brian J. Robb — The Phantom Menace: The Jedi Council




Alternate Covers
Star Wars Insider 109 (Diamond Distributors Exclusive cover)


San Diego Comic Con Coverage
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Of the San Diego Comic-Con exclusives revealed in the article published on StarWars.com, our ever inquisitive Probe Droid is tasked to find out which one you are most excited about.
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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