Archive for January, 2008

Clone Wars T.V. Watch: New Character Confirmed

January 31, 2008

starwars.com confirmed a rumor I posted a while back about Anakin possibly having a padawan of his own in the new Clone Wars animated series. Meet Ahsoka Tano:This young Togruta is eager to prove herself as a worthy Padawan to her bold Master, Anakin Skywalker. Able to wield a lightsaber and pilot a spacecraft with great talent, Ahsoka promises to become a worthy Jedi. There is much more to learn about Ahsoka and the role she plays in the epic Clone Wars adventures and the Star Wars saga. Keep checking StarWars.com as more news comes to light about the series and this intriguing new Padawan.

Here’s her concept piccie:

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Read more here.

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Who ever thought Darth Maul could be so cute?

January 30, 2008

Mighty Muggs, cartoony vinyl renditions of your favorite SW characters, are in stores now. Along with classic characters like Han, Chewie, Vader, Boba Fett, and the requisite Stormtrooper, you can also pick up a Darth Maul from the first set of figurines.

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Isn’t he adorable?

Darth Tater was a hit in 2005 and the SW Mr. Potato Head line continues exclusively at Disney parks. This new batch of Potato Heads feature the likes of Luke Frywalker, Yam Solo, Spuda Fett, Princess Tater, and the fearsome Darth Mash:

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When Obi-Wan cut him in half, did he get served with butter and sour cream?

Hayden loves his young fans

January 27, 2008

Desiring Hayden scanned an interview with Hayden Christensen from a British magazine and here’s what he had to say about his favorite fans:

My favorite admirers are little kids who are big Star Wars fans. They live and breathe Anakin Skywalker, so when they see me, their eyes open really wide and that is great, very sweet.

Cool, but pricey collectibles

January 26, 2008

Sideshow Collectibles has produced a series of huge dioramas based on the classic duels from the PT. Last year, Sideshow released a diorama featuring Anakin and Obi-Wan’s duel from ROTS. Unfortunately, it’s sold out.

However, a diorama based on Count Dooku’s famous duel with Yoda from AOTC is available on a Wait List basis for $199.99:

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And you can order right now this awesome diorama commemorating Darth Maul’s duel with Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan for $299.99:

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PT Friendly Site: Fit For A Queen

January 22, 2008

Online since 2002, Fit For A Queen was originally set up as a site to celebrate Padmé’s varied wardrobe but now has features on other characters, particularly the female ones. Fit For A Queen has photos, fan art, news, and other fun features, including a Skywalker family tree that even includes expanded universe characters. Go check it out here:

http://www.rebelshaven.com/SWFFAQ/index.php

OMG, a Jar Jar collectible!

January 18, 2008

What SW fandom has needed for lo these past nine years is a classy Jar Jar collectible. Finally, Gentle Giant has answered our prayers with its new classics bust line (I’ve already pre-ordered a Queen Amidala one):

http://shop.starwars.com/catalog/product.xml?product_sku=SWGGCBJJ&rid=SWCMTP00001

There’s a ROTS Obi-Wan and an AT-AT driver on pre-order for August as well.

Little Orphan Ani

January 15, 2008

The Official Star Wars blog posted this cute cartoon from the latest issue of Toyfare magazine:

http://starwarsblog.wordpress.com/2008/01/14/star-wars-round-up-from-latest-toyfare/

Destroyer Droid cookies

January 15, 2008

Spotted on the great starwarscrafts community on LiveJournal:

http://community.livejournal.com/starwarscrafts/26614.html

Surprise PT reference

January 14, 2008

While watching the San Diego Chargers play the Indianapolis Colts today (Sunday), they played “Battle of the Heroes” from ROTS just before going to commercial break.

Just a note to new readers

January 14, 2008

Please note the page “About the SWPAS.” This is NOT a site to debate whether or not the PT is any good and ALL comments are subject to approval before they can post. The PT haters have the rest of the internet to spew their opinions. This site isn’t the place for it.