An expert on a variety of genre obsessions, from classic animation to shape-shifting robots, Pablo Hidalgo started writing about fantastic subject matters professionally in 1995 as a freelance author for roleplaying games. In 2000, he changed careers from a visual effects concept artist and digital compositor in Canada to a full-time Star Wars authority at Lucasfilm Ltd., working in their online department. Since then, he has overseen the development of websites, co-authored several books and developed a number of online comic books and strips. He is currently managing editor for StarWars.com, overseeing daily publication of content as well as developing special online spin-off projects for Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He lives in San Francisco.
Great thing about the Visual Dictionary series, they allow you to put a name to all those faces - and alien races. * Total Film * Details the movie's characters, creatures, droids, locations and tech with the aid of more than 100 images. * SFX * The Last Jedi: The Visual Guide is a fascinating window into the world building of Star Wars and as such is another resounding success * Future of the Force * The Perfect stocking filler for Star Wars fans - Highly Recommended! * Kidzcoolit * A must-have for Star Wars fans * Flicks and the City * A must-have for all fans who want to go beyond the movie experience. * Fantha Tracks * Want to eye up Rose Tico's 'Resistance Ring'? You got it. Fascinated by Ben Solo's calligraphy set? Present and correct. Feel like staring down on Jaycris Tubbs' helmet? There it is in all its shiny glory. Sumptuous images aside, there is a wealth of information in the accompanying captions, box-outs and annotations... Well designed and beautifully presented. * Starburst *