Colin Cantwell is an original Star Wars ship designer (X-Wing, Tie Fighter, Death Star) and recent author of the book CoreFires. CoreFires is a look into a new galaxy where space freighters move supplies critical humankind while the power hungry try to seek to use those supplies for their own personal gain.
Colin Cantwell was a concept artist and spacecraft designer for what was later called Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. He created the prop miniature of a T-16 Skyhopper, which Luke Skywalker played with in the movie. Cantwell also came up with the H shape of the TIE fighter in an early model.
Colin Cantwell, designer of the original Star Wars’ Death Star, X-Wing, TIE Fighter and other Starships, is now using his extraordinary imagination to draw you into the future and into another galaxy through his book CoreFires. Deep in the CoreFires, space freighters thread their way through deadly plasma-walled tunnels ferrying supplies critical to the existence of Humankind.Find out more