Trooper10 wrote:Not an actual error but the slave Leia photo looks like she has been decapitated as her collar (light grey) blends into the background - I had to look very closely to work out what was going on.
[H]e Commands the imposing Star Dreadnought Executor warship
Trooper10 wrote:I rather liked finding out Admiral Piett's first name (and I thought I was was a real Star Wars nerd....shame on me).
dWhisper wrote:Just been flipping through. Despite looking at the Super Star Destroyer many times, I hadn't realized that Admiral Piett was a custom face (the torso is just a better printing of Tarkin's by the looks of it). What is curious is curious is the little blurb about the "Ultimate Super Star Destroyer" in the upper right corner...[H]e Commands the imposing Star Dreadnought Executor warship
Who knew we were using the wrong name all this time?
Wookieepedia wrote:Star Dreadnought, sometimes spelled Star Dreadnaught, was a formal designation for some of the largest and strongest battleships in the starfleets of regional and galactic governments.
The term "Super Star Destroyer" was also applied colloquially to some of these ships by the Alliance to Restore the Republic and the Galactic Empire. In these cases, Star Dreadnoughts were noted as being the largest Super Star Destroyers. In turn, the lower-case term star dreadnought could be used to describe Super Star Destroyers in general.
dWhisper wrote:Just been flipping through. Despite looking at the Super Star Destroyer many times, I hadn't realized that Admiral Piett was a custom face (the torso is just a better printing of Tarkin's by the looks of it). What is curious is curious is the little blurb about the "Ultimate Super Star Destroyer" in the upper right corner...
jd-83 wrote:1. There isn't a clear picture of the original Darth Vader minifig, which is arguably one of the most important minifigs in all of LEGO Star Wars. I do realize there is a small image of the LULS Vader with the original torso on page 61, but I would have preferred a larger, straight-on shot of the original, similar to how the original Leia and Luke figs are pictured on pages 66 and 67. I also wish we could have had something similar for Boba Fett on page 108. Cloud City Boba is neat and all, but I would have liked a straight-on shot of the original as well.
Other than those minor issues, really nice looking book and great job!jd-83 wrote:Aside from these minor setbacks, I love this book to death! Great work!
I second the comment that it would have been nice to have a more "complete" timeline and reference of each iteration per character. I would have sacrificed the large size image of each character, for more photos per page depicting the other versions of each. At least for "completeness", I would say the anniversary poster from a couple years back showed more versions per character.
fallenangel327 wrote:I don't want to seem like too much of a pedant, but again, the nomenclature has been around for a while:
You're right that the 'Star Dreadnought' designation is revisionist - it's only been around since 2004. 'Super Star Destroyer' and 'Super-class Star Destroyer' were used before that - which means that the new nomenclature, like most things in the franchise, is a retcon. But all that fuzz exists only within the fabricated universe of 'Star Wars canon'.
Not really worth going back through all that... just call it Executor, because that's what its name is.
jd-83 wrote:I love the giant images in this book, but I agree with etcknight that smaller images of more versions/variations would have made the book feel more complete.
Another approach could have been to keep the larger images along with a second page of smaller images for major characters, and then have several pages with just smaller images of some of the lesser known/minor characters.
Robzula wrote:On the whole Star Dreadnought thing, I was under the impression they added this designation because there were getting to be so many huge warships, not all of them being Star Destroyer-type, that they couldn't just lump them all under the Super Star Destroyer classification. Even before the Star Dreadnought designation, they had to change the "classic" SSD to the Executor-class Super Star Destroyer because other SSSDs came out, such as the Eclipse-class. It really just makes sense and doesn't make any other names for these ships any less canon...
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