Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: A Visual Archive
Written By: S. T. Bende, Kelly Knox, Clayton Sandell
Return of the Jedi didn’t just conclude the original Star Wars trilogy—its themes, structure, and emotional core paved the way for some of the most compelling elements of modern Star Wars storytelling. Filled with photography and concept art, this book celebrates all things Return of the Jedi, while also examining its ties to modern Star Wars stories such as The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, The Clone Wars, and beyond. Covering essential aspects of Return of the Jedi, this book further examines the film’s legacy by showcasing the movie’s merchandise, novels, comics, and spinoffs.

REDISCOVER THE THRILLS OF RETURN OF THE JEDI: This deluxe coffee table book presents the story of Return of the Jedi in a fun and exciting format, with plenty of facts about the production of the film. From the enduring eccentricities of Jabba the Hutt’s palace, to the climactic showdown between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, this book explores fan-favorite moments from the beloved movie.

A BOUNTY OF SPECIAL ITEMS AND INTERACTIVE FEATURES: Gatefolds, booklets, and other interactive features add a new level of insight to this celebration of the iconic film.

CELEBRATE THE LEGACY OF AN EPIC CONCLUSION: Going beyond the production of Return of the Jedi, this book explores forty years of merchandise, books, comics, and spinoffs, including Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, and the animated Ewoks television show.

AN IDEAL GIFT FOR ALL FANS: Return of the Jedi has timeless appeal among movie-goers and aficionados, making this book the perfect gift for the Star Wars fan in your life.

COMPLETE YOUR COLLECTION: This book joins Insight Editions’ library of exciting Star Wars titles, including Star Wars: The High Republic: Chronicles of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Lightsaber Collection, and Star Wars: The Secrets of the Wookiees.
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 4/23/2024
ISBN: 9798886633177
Pages: 306
Trim Size: 9.25 x 11 x 1.2

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S. T. Bende, Author: S. T. Bende is a young adult and children's author, known for the Norse mythology series Viking Academy and The Ære Saga. She's also written books for Disney and Lucasfilm. She lives on the West Coast where she spends far too much time at Disneyland, and she dreams of skiing on Jotunheim and Hoth. Website:

Kelly Knox, Author: Kelly Knox is an entertainment and pop culture writer in the Seattle area. She’s a frequent contributor to official websites for franchises like Star Wars, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, and Funimation. She also creates original DIY and craft projects for all ages for and
Star Wars Kids’ Let’s Make Star Wars.