By Curtis J. Saxton~Hans Jenssen~Richard Chasemore
Megastar Wars: Episode II -- The Saga Continues... Illustrated through DK's acclaimed cross-section artists, Hans Jenssen and Richard Chasemore, Episode II terrific Cross-Sections is written by means of new writer, Dr. Curtis Saxton, who has a Ph.D. in theoretical astrophysics and recognized to superstar Wars enthusiasts via his high-profile web site (The celebrity Wars Commentaries, hosted by way of the most important fan web site, Force.net) Episode II will comprise precise cross-sections of the entire new spaceships and cars, together with: Obi-Wan Kenobi's Starfighter, Anakin Skywalker's "hotrod" speeder, Padme's fashionable chrome-plated starship, Jedi battleship, plus outstanding new bounty hunter cars, cool speeder motorcycles and different spaceships from formerly unseen civilizations within the celebrity Wars galaxy.
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Star Wars - Incredible Cross-sections - Episode II - Attack of the Clones by Curtis J. Saxton~Hans Jenssen~Richard Chasemore