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8 Ways "The Star Wars" Comic Differs From the Films

The Rebel Alliance Symbol is an Eagle

Only the truly devoted of Star Wars fans know that the insignia of the Rebellion is meant to depict a stylized phoenix taking flight, known as the "Alliance Starbird." In The Star Wars comic, however, the use of a bird as a symbol remained since the early draft, taking the form of a silhouetted eagle as evidenced by the Rebellion inner circles' secret rings.

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