Review: The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian is a Must-Have

The book opens with a compelling foreword by Doug Chiang, Lucasfilm’s executive creative director, discussing his work on The Mandalorian and how Jon Favreau’s pitch for the series made him smile. 

His sentiments about the series are a glowing reflection of his fifteen years of involvement in designing for the Star Wars universe. 

If there were any doubts in viewers' minds — The Mandalorian is made by fans of the franchise.  

From there, The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian is written by Phil Szostak, who goes through the inception of the series, the pitch, and the creatives that bring it to life, burying tidbits of information among full spreads of gorgeous illustrations and concept art. 

He delves into the creative processes of Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni and how the art informed the tone and style of the show.  

The book features insightful quotes from Favreau, the executive producer, showrunner, writer, and Filoni, executive producer and director for The Mandalorian.