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Star Wars Inside Intel: The Nightsisters

Star Wars Inside Intel is a StarWars.com feature where Lucasfilm Story Group member Emily Shkoukani, whose job is to know as much about a galaxy far, far away as possible, explores obscure facts about Star Wars lore and continuity. In this installment, Emily analyzes the peculiar coven of Nightsisters….

Making their canon debut in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated television series (after being originally featured in Legends’ The Courtship of Princess Leia in 1994), the Nightsisters were eccentric witches residing on the distant, rocky world of Dathomir. The Clone Wars‘ starring antagonist, Asajj Ventress, hailed from this coven although her upbringing largely differed from that of her sisters. In the show’s episode aptly titled “Nightsisters,” fans first encountered the mystifying culture of these witches.

Dathomir is located

Krayt Dragons, Ahsoka Tano, and Luke Skywalker: Exploring The Art of The Mandalorian (Season 2)

Like all of us, Lucasfilm creative art manager Phil Szostak has spent much of the past two years at home. But unlike most of us, he wrote another book: The Art of The Mandalorian (Season 2), which takes fans inside the creation of the concept art that brought The Mandalorian’s second season on Disney+ to life. 

Szostak has worked on a number of concept art books that tell the design stories behind Star Wars, but this one brought its own unique set of challenges.

“This is the first book I’ve ever written on my laptop at home,” Szostak tells StarWars.com. “That was a new experience, and definitely a challenge.”

And though he struggled to choose one, Szostak did let us in on his favorite image from this year’s book, which

The Best of The Book of Boba Fett: 5 Highlights from “Chapter 2: The Tribes of Tatooine”

Calling all bounty hunters and master assassins. The Book of Boba Fett, a new Original Series, is now streaming on Disney+. Armor up and join StarWars.com every week as we list our highlights from each episode. 

Spoiler warning: This article discusses plot details from The Book of Boba Fett “Chapter 2: The Tribes of Tatooine.”

In a meaningful story of rebirth, the second chapter in The Book of Boba Fett succeeds in enriching the history of not only Boba Fett but the Tuskens as well. No longer simply raiders of the dunes, this tribe of Tuskens has a defined culture, customs, and family units worthy of respect. Through Boba Fett’s transition from prisoner to peer, the former bounty hunter and the audience gains a deeper appreciation for the inhabitants

The Best of The Book of Boba Fett: 5 Highlights from “Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land”

Calling all bounty hunters and master assassins. The Book of Boba Fett, a new Original Series, is now streaming on Disney+. Armor up and join StarWars.com every week as we list our highlights from each episode. 

Spoiler warning: This article discusses plot details from The Book of Boba Fett “Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land.”

For Boba Fett, surviving the Sarlacc was the easy part.

When last we saw him in The Mandalorian, the fan-favorite bounty hunter sat atop Jabba’s former throne, the cowardly pretender Bib Fortuna dead by his hand and loyal assassin Fennec Shand at his side. The long-awaited Robert Rodriguez-directed premiere of The Book of Boba Fett, “Chapter 1: Stranger in a Strange Land,” continues that story, but also dials back the clock to the

Solving a Ritual Murder in Marvel’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #18 – Exclusive Preview

As Doctor Aphra says, everything she touches she tends to ruin.

In StarWars.com’s exclusive preview of Marvel’s Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #18, the rogue archeologist and Sana Starros stumble into yet another macabre masterpiece left behind by her enemy, Kho Phon Farrus.

Doctor Aphra #18, from writer Alyssa Wong and artist Minkyu Jung, with a cover by Sara Pichelli, arrives January 19 and is available for pre-order now on ComiXology or at your local comic shop.

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Avar Kriss Dances with the Darkness in Marvel’s Star Wars: The High Republic #13 – Exclusive Preview

The marshal of Starlight Beacon is losing her patience.

In StarWars.com’s exclusive preview of Marvel’s Star Wars: The High Republic #13, Avar Kriss leads the offensive on a Nihil vessel, cutting down those who stand in her way. Where there was once light, a shadow now looms over the Jedi…

The High Republic #13 from writer Cavan Scott and artist Ario Anindito, with a cover by Phil Noto, arrives January 19 and is available for pre-order now on ComiXology and at your local comic shop.

Visit Lucasfilm’s official hub for all things Star Wars: The High Republic at StarWars.com/TheHighRepublic.

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