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Chronicle Books has teamed with Gentle Giant Ltd. to bring to life Jeffrey Brown’s Darth Vader and Son and Darth Vader’s Little Princess as a pair of limited-edition maquettes based on the cartoonist’s work.
Released in 2012, the bestselling Darth Vader and Son reimagines the Dark Lord of the Sith as an involved father, raising a 4-year-old Luke Skywalker, while its 2013 follow-up Darth Vader’s Little Princess chronicles the trials of shepherding Leia as she grows a sweet ltitle girl to a rebellious teenager.
Available now for pre-order, each hand-numbered maquette comes with an exclusive edition of the respective book, a 16-page signature with some of Brown’s original concept sketches and a new-full color illustration by the cartoonist (printed on board and packaged in a vellum sleeve). The book cover and spine are printed with color foil stamps and spot gloss varnish.
Scheduled for summer release, the boxed sets are priced at $149.99 each, or $279.98 for the bundle pack.