The Official Star Wars Fact File from
DeAgostini has been very popular in numerous languages around the
world, including Japanese, Spanish, French, German, and of course,
English. It is a weekly publication that includes sections on
battles and events, characters, weapons and technology, planets and
locations, droids, and vehicles. Each issue is meant to be pulled
apart and then filed in a different order in large binders that
occasionally come with that week's Fact File.
While LucasBooks is aware that many American fans
would enjoy Fact File, the U.S. also has the most robust Star
Wars publishing program in the world. Ballantine Books/Del Rey
publishes a wonderful series of Essential Guides, for example. So
there is some concern about overloading the market. While there are
no current plans to bring Fact File to the U.S., this is one
of those things that is constantly evaluated.