Empire Magazine have just revealed their six Star Wars: The Force Awakens ‘Special Edition’ covers which look quite fantastic, but their saying they are even better in the flesh, as they are making use of dazzling lenticular 3D technology.
Empire Magazine Star Wars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Finn Hi Res
Finn, played by John Boyega, is the Stormtrooper-turned-rebel, and appears on the cover wielding Luke Skywalkers blue lightsaber. JB described his first lightsaber experience: “I held it in my hand and I just felt, you know, the clouds open up and the white doves come flying down”.
Empire Magazine Star ars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Kylo Ren Hi Res
Interesting quote from Adam Driver about Kylo Ren “I never thought of the character as an evil person”… I wonder how he came to that conclusion?
Empire Magazine Star Wars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Captain Phasma Hi Res
Empire Magazine Star Wars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Poe Dameron Hi Res
Captain Phasma and Poe Dameron
Empire Magazine Star Wars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Rey and BB8 Hi Res
Empire Magazine Star wars The Force Awakens Special Edition Covers Jan 2016 _ Han Solo and Chewbacca Hi Res
Rey and her Dad? or Uncle?
Empire Magazine Subscriber Exclusive The Force Awakens Star Wars Cover C-3PO and R2-D2
The subscriber exclusive cover with C-3PO and R2-D2
Empire magazine limited edition Star Wars The Force Awakens cover – with Kylo Ren figure
But if that wasn’t enough, there is also an extremely Limited Edition special issue, for us dedicated Star Wars fans. Partnering up with Hasbro and Sainsburys, they’ve included an official action figure of Kylo Ren with certain Force Awakens issues. Only 4,500 copies of this special issue will be printed, making it an instant collector’s item.
UPDATE : Empire Exclusive Images
Empire also got this Hi Res exclusive image of Gwendoline Christie’s ‘Chrometrooper’, Captain Phasma in action
Captain Phasma Empire Magazine Exclusive Hi Res
Below is another Hi-Res Empire exclusive of hotshot Resistance X-wing pilot, Dameron who is sent on a special mission by “a certain princess”, crossing paths with John Boyega’s Finn before their “fates are forever intertwined”.
Empire Magazine Exclusive Poe Dameron captured by the First Order Hi Res