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BANTHA TRACKS
Journal of the Official Star Wars/LucasFilm Fan Club
Sci-Fi, Star Wars Newsletter from United States
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1978-1987
- Covers Star Wars & George Lucas.
- First 4 issues were just called 'newsletter', it didn't become BANTHA TRACKS until issue 5.

Last updated:
8 October 2013

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Scott Matheson
Garry Malvern

COVERS FOUND & MISSING
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There are 36 issues listed in the database

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Covers found: 36
Covers missing: None
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CONTENTS: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 (There are undated issues)GALLERIES: 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 All (There are undated issues)

SPECIAL COMPILATION ISSUE
Copyright 1980:
"Contents consist of material used in the Fan Club's original newsletter issues one through four and has been specially edited by the LucasFilm Ltd editorial staff."


Issue 35
Winter 1987


Issue 34
Autumn 1986


Issue 33
Summer 1986


Issue 32
Spring 1986


Issue 31
Winter 1986
Star Wars Trilogy


Issue 30
Fall 1985
Labyrinth


Issue 29
Summer 1985
Ewoks & Droids TV Series


Issue 28
Spring 1985
The Optical Department part II


Issue 27
Winter 1985
The Optical Department


Issue 26
Fall 1984
The 42nd Annual World Science Fiction Convention


Issue 25
Summer 1984
The Ewok Movie Tom Smith.


Issue 24
Spring 1984
Robert Watts


Issue 23
Winter 1984
Matte Painting


Issue 22
November 1983
Modelmaking


Issue 21
August 1983
Special Effects


Issue 20
May 1983
Interview Richard Marquand


Issue 19
February 1983
Interview Stuart Freeborn


Issue 18
November 1982
Interview Mark Hamill


Issue 17
August 1982
Interview Ben Burtt


Issue 16
May 1982
Interview Carrie Fisher


Issue 15
February 1982
Interview Ralph McQuarrie.


Issue 14
November 1981
Pre-production Joe Johnston


Issue 13
August 1981
Pre-Production Robert Watts & Jim Bloom


Issue 12
May 1981
Interview Steven Spielberg


Issue 11
February 1981
Interview Howard Kazanjian


Issue 10
November 1980
Empire--the International Movie


Issue 9
Summer 1980
Washington Premiere


Issue 8
Vol 2 # 4 - Spring 1980
Interview George Lucas


Issue 7
Vol 2 # 3 - Winter 1980
Interview Anthony Daniels


Issue 6
Vol 2 # 2 - Autumn 1979
Interview Harrison Ford


Issue 5
Vol 2 # 1 - Summer 1979
Interview Irvin Kershner


Issue 4
1979


Issue 3
Vol 1 # 3 - July 1978
Interview with Mark Hamill


Issue 2
1978


Issue 1
1978

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