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9 Underrated Ships and Vehicles in Star Wars

The X-wing. The Imperial Star Destroyer. The AT-AT. The Naboo Royal Starship. The TIE fighter. The speeder bike. And of course, the Millennium Falcon. Nearly all Star Wars fans have a favorite spaceship or vehicle that brings a smile to their faces when they see it on the screen. Whether it’s the iconic shape and sound of the craft, or the connections to their favorite characters, these vessels hold a warm place in our hearts. While the ones listed above may get the rancor’s share of the love, there are a lot of other vehicles from the films that are the favorites of some fans, though they may be underappreciated by many. Let’s take a look at some of these gems that could use more time in the spotlight.

Starlight Squadron Blasts Off in Marvel’s Star Wars #10 – Exclusive Preview

There’s little rest for the pilots of the Rebel Alliance.

In StarWars.com’s exclusive first look at Marvel’s Star Wars #10, Leia Organa briefs the newly formed Starlight Squadron. Led by Shara Bey, the team begins a quest that could decide the fate of the Rebellion…

Star Wars #10, from writer Charles Soule and artist Jan Bazaldua, is available today on Comixology and at your local comic shop.

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Star Wars: The High Republic is Here

The golden age of the Jedi is upon us.

Today we take our first steps into the larger world of Star Wars: The High Republic, with the first books in the multimedia initiative set about 200 years before Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

It’s a time of peace and prosperity in the galaxy far, far away. The Republic is thriving and the Jedi Order is at its zenith, with individual Force wielders and their students exploring the galactic frontier and keeping the peace. But the time is not without its conflicts.

The story begins with Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule, A Test of Courage by Justina Ireland, and The Great Jedi Rescue by Cavan Scott. All three books offer a variety of new characters and perspectives with tales

Star Wars: The High Republic: New Trailer Revealed and More

Star Wars: The High Republic kicks off tomorrow, when the first books in the multimedia initiative arrive.

To celebrate the new era of Star Wars storytelling, Lucasfilm opened the blast doors on its publishing epic today with a special live stream celebrating the January 5 launch of The High Republic. StarWars.com’s Kristin Baver hosted the event, leading a discussion with Lucasfilm Publishing creative director Michael Siglain and the authors collaborating on the new stories: Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Cavan Scott, Daniel José Older, and Claudia Gray. During the hour-long conversation, the writers discussed their collaboration, plot points, and the inspiration behind some new characters, and revealed just some of what fans can look forward to as they explore this uncharted corner of the galaxy far, far away.

Here’s a rundown of

Happy Holidays from StarWars.com

As we head into the holidays, we wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who visits StarWars.com. Your support has always meant everything to us — maybe now more than ever.

This has been a challenging and often tragic year for us all. But things will get better. As Leia Organa said, “Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you’ll never make it through the night.” We believe in hope. It’s at the core of Star Wars.

Whatever role StarWars.com played in your life during 2020, we’re grateful that you chose to spend some time with us.

Have a happy holiday and safe and healthy New Year. There’s lots of Star Wars to look forward to. We’ll see you there.

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Quiz: Whose Mandalorian Armor Are You Getting for the Holidays?

Boba Fett’s beat-up old armor has changed hands a few times in this season of The Mandalorian alone. Cobb Vanth used it to keep the peace. Mando claimed it to uphold sacred tradition. And Boba Fett tracked it down to reclaim it as his own, a family heirloom inherited from his father.

If you were to be gifted the armor of a Mandalorian warrior this holiday season, which would be the perfect fit? Take our official StarWars.com quiz to find out…

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The Makers of Star Wars: The High Republic: Claudia Gray on Into the Dark

As we prepare to enter a new era of Star Wars storytelling with Star Wars: The High Republic, StarWars.com sits down with the five authors — Charles Soule, Justina Ireland, Claudia Gray, Daniel José Older, and Cavan Scott — penning the first round of books and comics. “The Makers of Star Wars: The High Republic” will run weekly through the end of the year to celebrate the January 2021 launch of the storytelling epic.

Spoiler warning: The article contains plot details from Into the Dark

Padawan Reath Silas is much more interested in studying in the Jedi archives at the galactic capital of Coruscant than in taking part in any adventures. However, when his Master, Jora Malli, requests his presence in the undeveloped frontier, he reluctantly yet respectfully accepts and

Fix Yourself Some Mon Calamari Holiday Sweater Cookies

When the Mandalorian lands — crash lands, really — on the moon of Trask, he’s met by a Mon Calamari who he hires to fix the damaged Razor Crest. The port town is a cool harbor where chowder is abundant and warm sweaters are a necessity. You can watch the episode, “Chapter 11: The Heiress,” now on Disney+, and get reacquainted with this galactic seafaring fashion.

These cookies are a fragrant gingerbread ode to Mon Calamari seaport fashion, with sugary icing standing in for a warm cable knit sweater. As you can see, this tasty Mon Cala native is all dressed up for the holidays and ready to celebrate in style.

Mon Calamari Holiday Sweater Cookies

Cookie ingredients:

cookie cutter 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup

Star Wars: Best of 2020

For more than 40 years, Star Wars has been a great unifier, a shared experience journeying through another galaxy that helped us to understand our own struggles and successes through the lens of timeless characters and resonant themes. In 2020, a difficult year of unprecedented challenges, it reminded us about the power of hope. This year, we also welcomed the second season of The Mandalorian, following the continuing adventures of Mando and the Child, Grogu. We said goodbye to Star Wars: The Clone Wars with a final season that showed us how Ahsoka Tano and Captain Rex survived the conflict. And with the recent announcement of an impressive slate of new Disney+ Star Wars series and a feature film helmed by Patty Jenkins, we can’t wait to see what next