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Star Wars Insider is the official Star Wars magazine. Its contents include stories, articles relating to the Star Wars universe, letters, and the fan newsletter "Bantha Tracks". It began in 1987 as the official magazine of The Lucasfilm Fan Club. The magazine changed its name to the Star Wars Insider starting with issue #23 in 1994, so it would coincide with the release of the Star Wars Trilogy Special Editions, and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. In March 2008, Star Wars Insider reached one hundred issues.

Contents

Content

Star Wars Insider has sections that detail updates in the Star Wars universe, news about events, fan fiction, exclusive previews, articles that explore the Star Wars universe, questions and answers, excerpts from comics and books, and interviews. Often it has many humorous comics and stories. Recently, it has retained a humorous air, especially with their now-defunct "Dear 2-1B" column. The magazine also features advertising for many things, (Star Wars-related and non-Star Wars), and a catalog of Star Wars merchandise. One of the sections is called "Bantha Tracks", which is created entirely by the fans.

Publishers

The magazine is currently edited by Jonathan Wilkins. It has been published by many different companies. But at Star Wars Celebration IV, Star Wars Insider relaunched under the new publisher: Titan Magazines.[1]

Issues 1-22 The Lucasfilm Fan Club Magazine Lucasfilm
Issues 23-50 Star Wars Insider Fantastic Media
Issues 51-61 Star Wars Insider Wizards of the Coast
Issues 62-76 Star Wars Insider Paizo Publishing
Issues 77-92 Star Wars Insider IDG Entertainment
Issues 93-onwards Star Wars Insider Titan Magazines

References

  1. ^ "Star Wars Insider." Wookieepedia 23 Mar. 2008 <http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Star_Wars_Insider>.

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