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26. May 2015 17:27
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Starlog Photo Guidebook to Science Fiction Toys and Models

26. May 2015 17:27 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Written and compiled by (now) renowned collector, Steven Sansweet, this 1980 publication touches only briefly on Kenner's game changing Star Wars toys... [More]
Starlog Photo Guidebook to Science Fiction Toys and Models
 

12. June 2014 07:23
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Starlog - Star Wars Technical Journal, Vol 01 (The Planet Tatooine)

12. June 2014 07:23 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

In 1993, Starlog Magazine began publishing some Technical Journals on Star Wars, beginning with this one on the planet Tatooine... [More]
Starlog - Star Wars Technical Journal, Vol 01 (The Planet Tatooine)
 

21. May 2013 07:32
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Ralph McQuarrie

21. May 2013 07:32 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

in this Vintage Starlog interview with Star Wars Artist Ralph McQuarrie from October 1983, the brilliant conceptual artist who painted a "Star wars" universe departs, after shining his talents on "Jedi," to search out new creative challenges. [More]
 

20. May 2013 07:43
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The Men Who Made the Monsters

20. May 2013 07:43 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

This vintage article from Starlog Magazine will give you a guided tour of the new alien creatures which fill the world of "Return of the Jedi," hosted by those talented monster-makers of Industrial Light & Magic. [More]
The Men Who Made the Monsters
 

24. April 2013 13:41
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Starlog Preview of Star Wars

24. April 2013 13:41 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

If you're among those who would rather see a new movie "cold,” save these pages until after you've seen Star Wars. If, on the other hand, you want to know why and how the film was made, if you're curious about location filming in the Tunisian desert, special problems the production encountered and solved, who designed Chewbacca and why the alien costumes weren't good enough at first, whether the robots conform to Asimov's laws, how to make a Bantha, what literature and culture influenced the writer, how some of the special effects and settings were accomplished, who the actors and characters are and what they'll be doing, and sundry other bits of data... then read on... [More]
 

12. April 2013 07:48
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Starlog #6

12. April 2013 07:48 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Starlog previews a crazy new movie in which there is "an ancient, mysterious technique for working one’s will, known simply as 'the power', and the heroes wield a deadly weapon known as a 'light sword or laser-sabre'." [More]
Starlog #6
 

2. January 2013 12:53
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Starlog Salutes Star Wars Souvenir Program

2. January 2013 12:53 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

Starlog Salutes Star Wars was the official name of the Star Wars 10th anniversary convention -- and was the first officially sponsored Star Wars convention. It was "A 10th Anniversary Tribute to George Lucas and the Galaxy Far, Far Away Which He Created", held at the Stouffer Concourse Hotel at 5400 W. Century Blvd in Los Angeles, California May 23, 24, 25 1987. It was organized by Starlog Magazine and Creation Conventions. Sadly, I could not attend, but I do have a copy of the official souvenir program [More]
Starlog Salutes Star Wars Souvenir Program
 

7. September 2012 16:08
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Starlog June 1978 Interview with matte painter P.S. Ellenshaw

7. September 2012 16:08 by jedi1 | 0 Comments

The successful matte painter is the "closet artist" of the film industry - a man whose work remains invisible to the movie-going public; a skilful blend of what is and what is not, creating a single cinematic reality. "If I ever become famous for my matte paintings, it'll mean I'm a failure," says P.S. Ellenshaw... [More]
Starlog June 1978 Interview with matte painter P.S. Ellenshaw