The Force In The Flesh: Star Wars Inspired Body Art
Posted by Jay on April 25, 2007 at 01:20 PM CST
We've just received this press release on the newest "Art Of" book in the Star Wars pantheon.

From the fringes of the galaxy comes a Star Wars book unlike any other…

For the past 30 years, Star Wars fans have been going to great lengths to express their passion for the Saga. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than with the large group of people who have chosen to celebrate Star Wars through tattoo art, forever marking themselves with the captivating imagery found throughout that galaxy far, far away. Now, collectors and fans of Star Wars tattoo art have a book of their very own: The Force in the Flesh - the first publication to delve into the world of Star Wars tattoos and elegantly showcase the finest Star Wars body art the world has to offer.

Written by Shane Turgeon, creator of, The Force in the Flesh is a 9" x 11" embossed hardcover, full-color, coffee table book spanning 208 pages and is packed with over 400 photos tastefully telling the individual stories of 45 different Star Wars tattoo collectors and artists from the world over. Profiled artists from the tattoo industry include Guy Aitchison, Hannah Aitchison, Craig Driscoll, Needles, Chris Iwaniuk, Luis Villagomez, Matt Ellis and many more with additional artwork collected from the likes of Brandon Bond, Steve Moore, Troy Denning, Chris Garver, Patrick Cornolo, Jason Rhodes, Marc C. Merchant, Jason Leisge and a host of others. Simply put,
this book is a must have for all those who appreciate Star Wars and/or great tattoo art.

The Force in the Flesh will be officially released on May 24, 2007 at the Star Wars Celebration 4 convention in Los Angeles, California and will be available on the official website for The Force in the Flesh located at

Publisher: SFT Productions
Author: Shane Turgeon
Forward by: Guy Aitchison of
Printed by: Palace Press

Cover Price: $50.00 USD
Media: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-9782717-0-X – First

View the Jedi Jounral entry here or visit the book at their MySpace, TheForceInTheFlesh.
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