The Deluxe Collectors' Edition of issue 7, exclusive to subscribers and comic stores, came polybagged with Topps Finest Chromium Darth Vader and Shadows of the Empire Prince Xizor promotional trading cards, and issue 12 of the LucasArts Company Store catalog. This issue also included the fold-out poster article Casting Shadows.
- Design An Alien Contest Winners
- In The Beginning...
- Cover Story
- Assignment: Decoy
- Shadows of the Empire
- Casting Shadows
- Boba Fett: Twin Engines of Destruction
- Rebel Report
- Around the Galaxy
- The Galactic Bazaar: That's Kits, Not Kitsch; Shadows on the Shelves; Where Ewoks Go to Retire
- ComicScan: The Graying of the Galaxy
- Game Room: Dashing From The Shadows
- Star FX: Anatomy of a Thriller
- Cyber Notes
- Use the Force: Shadows of the Empire Trivia Contest