The Mandalorian Characters Get Their Own Boba Fett Book Posters
New artwork for Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett’s recent fan-favorite episode shows returning characters from The Mandalorian
Boba Fett’s Book has been a bit divisive among fans of the ubiquitous star wars franchise. Admittedly, the opinions expressed by the most vocal viewers haven’t exactly been as vitriolic and toxic as those seen around the release of the excellent Rian Johnson. The Last Jedi. But there is still a lively discourse that deserves to be addressed.
The thing is, most of the dissenting words died out for a while after the release of Boba Fett’s Bookis extremely well received 5th episode. Aptly titled “Return of the Mandalorian”, this particular chapter seemed to ignore all of the storytelling that took place over the first 4 chapters in favor of a particularly powerful nostalgia trip, essentially turning into a full episode of the series. Disney Plus. The Mandalorian. Targeting fans from almost every possible era of star warsEpisode 5 saw the return of fan-favorite characters, droids, weapons, and even ships from its pink trip down memory lane.
It should therefore come as no surprise that star wars as a franchise would know all too well the popularity of this entry. The official star wars The Twitter account decided to top off the episode with some nice new stuff Boba Fett’s Book character posters featuring the most visible returning favorites in Episode 5. Naturally, Pedro Pascal’s Din Djarin (the titular Mandalorian) gets yet another poster. He could probably get his own trading card game at this rate.
What sets this one apart from his other similar artwork is the presence of the Darksaber, an ancient Mandalorian lightsaber believed to grant its wielder the right to rule the Mandalorian people. Episode 5 saw Din attempt to learn how to properly wield the Darksaber, before being essentially exiled from his Mandalorian brethren for deviating from their traditions. The Mandalorian armorer who exiled him, played by Emily Swallow, also gets his own poster, wielding his beskar forging tools that serve double duty as hard-hitting weapons.
The posters also feature Amy Sedaris as Tatooine mechanic Peli Motto, who won fans over in the original. mandalorian series when she repaired Din’s ship with a fair amount of snark. In episode 5 of Boba Fett’s Book, she finds herself in Din’s life as she gifts him a salvaged N-1 fighter to replace his destroyed Razor Crest ship. The two work together to restore the hunter, transforming it into a fast new vehicle for their arsenal. His poster features several of his helper droids, including his new comic unit, which spent the episode charming fans of Jedi: Fallen Order.
It’s hard to say where Boba Fett’s Book will go from here. The show’s stars, including Boba Fett actor Temuera Morrison, teased some big surprises along the way. So there’s a good chance fans can expect more excitement in the near future. But for now, maybe these totally magical posters are enough to quench that thirst.
Boba Fett’s Book airs new episodes Wednesdays on Disney Plus.
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