The Edelweiss catalog has posted a synopsis and other information for Daniel Wallace's Star Wars: The Essential Characters
, the third character-focused title in the Essential Guide series.
Star Wars: The Essential Characters is the all-new book about our favorite characters from the movies as well as new characters from The Clone Wars cartoon series, comic books, video games, and novels. Written by Dan Wallace, the book will feature 150 full-color character illustrations from fan favorite artist Douglas Wheatley. This is the guide book fans have been asking for for years.The catalog entry
Star Wars: The Essential Characters is an all new standalone guide book that will detail the adventures of iconic characters such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Leia Organa-Solo, and Darth Vader as well as new fan favorite characters from the Del Rey novels, Dark Horse comics, video games, movies, and Clone Wars cartoon. Author Dan Wallace previously wrote The New Essential Guide to Characters (over 130,000 copies in print!). This all new book will not only serve as a welcome introduction for new readers but also offer all new material for readers who who have read the previous book.
also lists an October 7, 2014 release date for the softcover guide and promises "150 full-color original illustrations" by Douglas Wheatley.