In 1 BBY, Malta used the Brownstar to travel to Jabba's Palace on Tatooine, where he met with his associates Embra and Jabba Desilijic Tiure. Later, Malta summoned the bounty hunters Dengar, IG-88B and Bossk to his ship and hired them to search for the Yavin Vassilika.
- Underworld: The Yavin Vassilika 1 (First appearance)
- The Official Star Wars Fact File 138 (HUT13, Malta the Hutt) (First identified as the Brownstar)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia