Topps’ Star Wars Galaxy trading cards have always been a favorite of card collectors (the series is definitely one this author’s favorites). The series “new visions” subsets, which depict classic moments and new scenes illustrated by top-tier illustrators, are truly awesome for fans of a galaxy far, far away. And when the first series was released by Topps in 1993, it was groundbreaking to have original art of this caliber created for trading cards.
After releasing last year’s Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One, Abrams has collected the art from Star Wars Galaxy for its next Topps-inspired hardcover. The just-released Star Wars Galaxy includes the complete New Visions series as well as promotional images over 224 pages. Not only will you get to the images in larger size, the book shares insights into what went into creating them. Some of the artists who created works for Star Wars Galaxy include: Michael Allred, Sergro Aragonés, Simon Bisley, Paul Chadwick, Jack Davis, Steve Ditko, Colleen Doran, Dave Dorman, Jeffrey Jones, Michael Kaluta, Jack Kirby, Ray Lago, Ralph McQuarrie, John Pound, Joe Quesada, Zina Saunders, Bill Sienkiewicz, Ken Steacy, Brian Stelfreeze, Dave Stevens, Drew Struzan, Boris Vallejo, John Van Fleet, Charles Vess, Gahan Wilson, and many others. There are 170 artists in total.
Star Wars Galaxy also includes bonus Star Wars trading cards and a wax book jacket, Abrams trademarks for their line of Topps-related titles. The hardcover includes an introduction and commentary by Gary Gerani, an afterword by Drew Struzan, and cover art by Joseph Smith. Star Wars Galaxy has a cover price of $24.95 and more information can be found on Abrams’ website: abramsbooks.com.
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