A long time ago, hidden in a vault far, far away ...
The original Star Wars trilogy really succeeds at telling a rich, visual narrative. The lightsaber fights, the space battles, the elaborate practical effects and puppets all weave together into a really stunning sci-fi tapestry.
But that's, essentially, just strong follow-through on well-crafted storyboards and character/setting designs. The thing is, we haven't seen anywhere near all of the original in Star Wars storyboards.
That is about to change with the release of STAR WARS STORYBOARDS: THE ORIGINAL TRILOGY by J.W. Rinzler, which will not only show us the original designs for scenes we love from Episodes IV-VI, but also a host of things we never saw, alternate takes, and who knows what other treasures.
It's so exciting, there's even a trailer for it.
Looks like the book is set to drop on May 13 and will run you about 30 galactic credits.