Archive for October, 2018

Sneak Peek At Black Series Padmé Amidala

October 30, 2018

Comic Con Paris dropped a preview of the 6-inch Black Series Padmé Amidala figure, in her AOTC tighty-whites wear, due to be released in 2019.

The interesting thing is this quote from Hasbro’s Steve Evans:

“Padmé is one of many figures that we will look to represent in 6-inch scale from the prequel trilogy, which over the years has seen a renewed swell of support and fandom”

Hmm…

Coffee With Kenobi’s Top 5 Things About AOTC

October 30, 2018

Coffee With Kenobi’s podcast moves on to the second film in the prequel trilogy, “Top Five Things We Love About AOTC.”  Dan Z is joined by guests Joe Tavano and Mark Von Ohlen.

More Padmé-Inspired Wear From Elhoffer Design

October 30, 2018

Here’s a new version of the Galactic Senator Hooded Dress on pre-order ($230) and the brand-new ($225) Galactic Battle Queen Tunic

 

 

Part 1 of LEGO Star Wars All-Stars

October 30, 2018

Lucasfilm and Disney XD have launched a series of animated shorts called LEGO Star Wars All-Stars, with new installments released each day, spanning all three trilogies as well as stuff like Rebels and The Freemaker Adventures.

So far they’ve all involved a hapless battle droid named Roger who’s writing his autobiography but part one is particularly prequel-centric with a dash of “Solo” as well:

Oldie But Goodie Fan Video

October 30, 2018

This video was done back in 2011 and yeah, you can find more sophisticated editing and higher quality clips today but I always thought this song fit Padmé’s sad tale so well.

Clone Wars 10th Anniversary Screening At Lucasfilm

October 24, 2018

Lucasfilm hosted for employees and Clone Wars alumni a special screening of The Clone Wars and a discussion with George Lucas and Dave Filoni afterward.  Clone Wars alumni   James Arnold Taylor, Ashley Eckstein, and Catherine Taber also attended.

Pics and details are here.

Hallmark’s Queen Amidala Itty Bitty

October 22, 2018

Surprise!  Hallmark just dropped its first Queen Amidala Itty Bitty, in her iconic royal red  dress from TPM.

Find it at your local Hallmark shop or order it here!

Surprising Revelations In New Comic

October 22, 2018

Marvel’s Darth Vader:  Dark Lord of the Sith #22 (the fourth part of a story arc) has some surprising revelations about why Vader set up his castle on Mustafar and what exactly the structure is supposed to accomplish.

I’m not going to spoil it for you but the money pages are here.  Let’s just say Vader isn’t over certain things…

Podcast’s Top 5 Things About TPM

October 20, 2018

Dan Zehr’s “Coffee With Kenobi” podcast discusses with guests their top five things about TPM.

Check it out here!

Age Of Republic Cover Art

October 16, 2018

Naboo News by way of Newsarama has posted cover art, release months, and some synopses of the upcoming Age of Republic comics series from Marvel.

The first two issues drop in just a couple of months!

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Cover art for Age of Republic:  Obi-Wan, coming January 2019!