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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you haven’t managed to pick up a gift yet, we’ve got a few suggestions. If your partner is someone who lives and breathes Star Wars, there’s a lot of stuff out there to choose from, which gives you plenty of options when it comes to buying a Valentine’s Day gift.
Here are a few Valentine’s Day Gift ideas for the intergalactic fanatic in your life.
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You’ve seen the stunning concept art from the show’s end credits, and the good news is there’s plenty more art where those came from. This hardcover includes sketches, concept art, and interviews from The Mandalorian crew.‘s first season. If you’re buying for someone who loves this show, there’s a lot of great information and details to sink their teeth into, including the design process for Mando’s now iconic look, along with interviews with showrunner Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni.
If you can live with giving a late Valentine’s Day gift, an art book for The Mandalorian‘s second seasonIt will be available on February 17. On the upside, you’ll know they won’t already have it.
LEGO busts will look amazing no matter where you place them. There are several versions to choose from, including stormtroopers. Boba Fett, but you really can’t go past Darth Vader. This LEGO set is a fun build and nicely detailed recreation of Vader’s helmet, and a good size so it can be popped on a shelf or work desk without overwhelming the space.
Outside of The Phantom Menace and a few offhand comments here and there, we don’t know that much about Obi-Wan Kenobi’s former master, Qui-Gon Jinn. If that relationship between the late Jedi and his Padawan is something your partner has always been interested in, then you’ll want to pick them up a copy of Claudia Gray’s novel, Master & Apprentice.
Set almost a decade before The Phantom Menace and backdropped by a simple mission that’s more complicated than it first seems, Gray’s novel fleshes out Qui-Gon’s character, along with his relationship with Obi-Wan and the wider Jedi Order. It’s a good read for a character who deserved more time in the films.
Give the gift of nostalgia this Valentine’s Day with two of the all-time classic Star Wars games. Star Wars: Racer and Republic Commando have graphics that are a little outdated, but they have been well preserved. They’re as fun as you remember them being and absolutely worth the time if you’ve never played them before. You can burn through the deserts of Tattoonie in Star Wars Racers or take part in an elite mission with Delta Squad in Republic Commando.
There are many Star Wars comics available, but Charles Soule or Giuseppe are my favorites. Camuncoli’s Darth Vader seriesIt is one of the most prestigious. This is the scene right after Star Wars’ end: Revenge of the Sith, Soule and Camuncoli explore Vader’s evolution into his role as the Dark Lord of the Sith. Vader now has a new master and a body. He also has a power that he must maintain and understand.
Vader’s first mission? Vader creates a new lightsaber, and hunts down Jedi. It’s a great read about one of the most iconic villains ever, and a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the Star Wars obsessive in your life.