From the Pages of Star Wars Insider: Carson’s Convenience – Exclusive Excerpt

Sometimes, things seem predestined by the Force. One could argue that’s the case for Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, known for his role as Appa on the beloved Kim’s Convenience. A Star Wars superfan, Lee would land a role on The Mandalorian playing Captain Carson Teva, shocking even him. In this exclusive excerpt of “Carson’s Convenience” in Star Wars Insider #205, available now, writer John Kirk talks with the actor to uncover the story of how he landed in the galaxy far, far away.

“In 2018, myself and the entire cast of Kim’s Convenience attended the Unforgettable Gala, which is a celebration of Asian-Americans in Media, and it was a culture-shock for me,” recalls Paul Sun-Hyung Lee. “I’d never been to Los Angeles before, and we were in this place where they hold the Emmys and the Golden Globes.

Your Favorite Action Figures Can Protect Grogu With This DIY Seeing Stone

The Mandalorian brings Grogu to the planet Tython on their journey to find more allies. Now your favorite action figures can answer the Child’s call with this DIY rotating stand! The open design of this action figure stand allows you to easily change out your collection as the mood strikes.

Transform a turntable spice rack into the seeing stone and you can decide who will come to Grogu’s aid. And if you play out the scene complete with sound effects when the Empire arrives? We won’t judge.

What You’ll Need

9” rotating spice carousel 3” foam ball, cut in half Tan and white acrylic paint Blue glitter acrylic paint Decorative moss pieces Sand decorative filler School glue Water Small spray bottle Grogu meditating figure (optional) Paint brush Hot

The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season 2 Coming This December

This fall, Star Wars fans will armor up for a special behind-the-scenes journey. 

Lucasfilm and Abrams announced today The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Season 2), a hardcover collection of concept art chronicling the making of the hit Disney+ Original Series. Written by Lucasfilm’s Phil Szostak, the book arrives December 14 and comes filled with concept art, character, vehicle, weapon, and creature designs, as well as interviews with key crew and creatives, including show creator/executive producer/writer Jon Favreau and executive producer/director/writer Dave Filoni. In addition, the cover features new artwork by Lucasfilm legend Doug Chiang, created exclusively for this release. Get a first look below!

In The Mandalorian Season 2, Din Djarin continued his thrilling quest to deliver the Child — now known as Grogu — to the Jedi.

Inside Star Wars: Visions: Meet the Ships and Vehicles

Star Wars is going to a new galaxy of storytelling. Star Wars: Visions, an anime anthology featuring nine shorts from some of the world’s best anime creators, is set to debut September 22 on Disney+. With Inside Star Wars: Visions, will pull back the curtain on the series for exclusive early insights into what might await us. In this final installment, finds out about some of the new ships and vehicles coming in for a landing.

A conjoined Star Destroyer, the return of the Z-95 starfighter, and the galaxy’s answer to a garage band’s trusty tour van. In the upcoming anthology Star Wars: Visions, the anime series proves there are no limits on creativity, form, and function when it comes to the stylized ships and vehicles flying through these shorts.


How Fan Model Maker Jason Eaton Brought The High Republic’s Starlight Beacon to Life

Jason Eaton grew up worshipping at the altar of Joe Johnston and the wizards of Industrial Light & Magic. Eaton saw Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977 at age four, spurring a lifelong love of the galaxy far, far away — but it was the behind-the-scenes model making magic that truly captured his imagination. Over the years he developed incredible skill at the craft, building his own models from nothing just like his ILM heroes; the results, as documented previously on and Lucasfilm’s Our Star Wars Stories digital series, are often astounding. Still, model making has served mostly as a (time-consuming and physically demanding) hobby for Eaton, who never thought his interest and gifts would go any farther. “I want to walk a mile in the shoes of

The Fallen Star and Other Book Covers Revealed on the Star Wars: The High Republic Show

A new episode of Star Wars: The High Republic Show has arrived, and this month is filled with first looks at the next wave of book covers in the Star Wars: The High Republic initiative and more. When Wave 3 of books and comics was announced during the San Diego Comic-Con@Home panel, it spelled dark times ahead for the Jedi in their prime, and the covers of Claudia Gray’s The Fallen Star, Justina Ireland’s Mission to Disaster, and Daniel José Older’s Midnight Horizon do little to allay those fears. Host Krystina Arielle also revealed the cover of the first issue in Marvel’s The High Republic: The Eye of the Storm, a two-shot comic series that will dig into the history of Marchion Ro, as well as cover art for Star Wars: The