Star Wars Insider #226 preview: 25 years of LEGO Star Wars, Leslye Headland interview, and more

Jump into a new look at in universe artwork, an interview with author Alexander Freed, and more!
LEGO Star Wars 25th Anniversary Boarding the Tantive IV building set. Image Credit:
LEGO Star Wars 25th Anniversary Boarding the Tantive IV building set. Image Credit: /

A brand new issue of Star Wars Insider is out today! This has a special look at the history of those little bricks we love to build with and it's relationship with a galaxy far, far away. Along with that, we jump into the themes of The Acolyte, looking at the past with the author of Alphabet Squadron, power ourselves on some space whales, and so much more!

Let's preview what you can expect in Star Wars Insider #226.

25 years of LEGO Star Wars

Star Wars and The LEGO Company have been partners for 25 years, starting in 1999. This issue will look back at the history of LEGO Star Wars with the creatives who help create the sets we love.

Themes of The Acolyte with Leslye Headland

Want to get a deeper dive into the ideas that helped craft the latest series on Disney+? Star Wars Insider sits down with showrunner Leslye Headland to discuss the deeper themes and mythos behind The Acolyte.

Talking Star Wars with Alexander Freed

From books set well into the Old Republic through the current canon in the sequel trilogy, Alphabet Squadron author Alexander Freed joins Star Wars Insider for an interview all about writing for the universe, both in Star Wars Legends and now.

Some Larma D'Acy love!

Staying in the sequel trilogy for a bit, this issue is joined by Amanda Lawrence, who played Larma D'Acy in the sequel trilogy. She looks back on her time in creating the films.

To round out the rest

The latest short story from The High Republic is here! "Family Ties" by Lydia Kang showcases the next adventure of the crew of the Aurie. Then, look into the mythos and lore around everyone's favorite space whales, the Purrgil. Then, dive into the deeper meanings of Star Wars artwork as Star Wars Insider takes a critical eye behind the art within the franchise.

All this and more is available now in Star Wars Insider #226 which is out today! Pick up a copy wherever you get your magazines or your digital subscriptions.