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The Bomodons were a sentient species,[1] native to the planet Bomodon in the Churba sector of the Mid Rim.[2][3] In 0 BBY, a number of Bomodon bounty hunters were present on Tatooine and were witnessed by the Rodian bounty hunter Greedo entering Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina in Mos Eisley.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

The Bomodons were created by Tom and Martha Veitch for the short story A Hunter's Fate: Greedo's Tale, published by Bantam Spectra in 1995 as part of the anthology Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina. This story was later illustrated as the webstrip A Hunter's Fate: Greedo's Tale; however, no unidentified alien species appear in the background of the cantina scenes. They received a homeworld in The Essential Atlas, published by Del Rey in 2009.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Hunter's Fate: Greedo's TaleTales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
  2. 2.0 2.1 SWCustom-2011 Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Essential Atlas and Galactic Cartography: Official Discussion on the Jedi Council Forums (Literature board; posted by jasonfry on December 11, 2007, 7:59am; accessed October 19, 2012) (backup link) (screenshot) "I wouldn't get your hopes up re alien homeworlds, beyond simple stuff like the Planetnamian species getting a Planetnamia on the map or things Dan and I can account for with a relatively quick reference." Jason Fry, co-author of The Essential Atlas, stated his intention to create homeworlds for numerous species based on context implied from their names. Bomodon appears to be one such case.