Star Wars Technical Journal of the Planet Tatooine
Star Wars Technical Journal of the Planet Tatooine, also styled as “Star Wars Technical Journal Vol. 1”, was the first of three volumes in The Official Star Wars Technical Journal magazine series from Starlog Communications International, Inc. It was published on October 1, 1993. The three volumes were later compiled into the compendium title Star Wars Technical Journal. Volume One was reprinted in July 1994 with a new foil-embossed cover to herald the release of the series’ second and third vol
What a fantastic time capsule of Star Wars fandom and quasi canon back story. It was released in 1993, a full six years before Episode One, during the time that books, comics, and magazines were the only ‘new’ content Star Wars fans was getting, and these Starlog magazines were the absolute height of filling in the blanks of the SW universe. There’s some pretty good and quick details.
Look at all these details!
and the kicker is that nearly all of them are still pretty much in line with what the current Star Wars stuff is putting out, 30 years later.