This past week I was able to check out a new Star Wars book. Insight Editions is coming out with a book called Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection. As a big fan of the Star Wars universe I couldn’t wait to check out the book. It tells the history of the lightsaber as well as giving you some background on some iconic lightsabers you have seen in the films, books and animated series. There is even some new lightsabers from the Star Wars: The High Republic series. Whether you are a Star Wars expert or getting into the universe this book is a must have. You will really enjoy the book.
Learning About Lightsabers
Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection is a comprehensive visual guide exploring the iconic and legendary lightsabers found within the Star Wars galaxy, featuring fan-favorite hilts from the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, comics, novels, and video games. This book features the hilts of characters such as Darth Vader, Darth Maul, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Mace Windu, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Kylo Ren, Rey, Ahsoka Tano, and more. Learn about the creation and history of lightsabers from all of Star Wars, including Darth Maul’s double-bladed saber and the Darksaber.
Featuring photo-realistic renders of lightsabers from Star Wars animation and comics, including Ezra Bridger’s blaster-saber hybrid, the Grand Inquisitor’s spinning blades, and a new lightsaber from The High Republic, this book is a must-have for Star Wars fans. This book comes out October, 20th. You can purchase the book HERE.
About The Author And Illustrator
Daniel Wallace is the author or coauthor of more than fifty books, including The Jedi Path, Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History, The World According to Spider-Man, Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and The New York Times best-selling Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters. His specialty is exploring the underpinnings of popular fictional universes.
Ryan Valle is a freelance illustrator based in the Kansas City metro area. He specializes in Star Wars art. He does digital 2D painting style while using both 3D and photographic reference to create his images. Since childhood, he has been a huge Star Wars fan. He planned on becoming a professional fantasy/sci-fi artist early on. After college, he began working on Star Wars cards for Fantasy Flight Games. He has been doing regular Star Wars commissions ever since. He also contributed to other popular properties such as Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings.
Lukasz Liszko is digital artist and photographer from Poland. He is a fan of fantasy and sci-fi literature and cinematography.
About Insight Editions:
Insight Editions creates illustrated books of distinction that celebrate cultural milestones in entertainment, history, and the arts. These lavishly produced and visually stimulating volumes are dedicated to the skillful interplay of word and image. Books from Insight Editions showcase the best of art and photography in exquisite presentations of the bookmaker’s craft. For more information, visit www.insighteditions.com.