Archive for the ‘Favorite Characters’ Category

Funko’s NYCC Shared Exclusive Captain Rex

September 18, 2018

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Photo from @MayTheFunkoBWY on Twitter

Funko announced its shared exclusive Pop figure with Hot Topic and NYCC: Captain Rex! Look for this bad boy to drop (if you’re not going to the con or don’t want to wait in line) soon!

Comics News

September 18, 2018

 
This lists the release schedule for Marvel’s upcoming Age of Republic series of comics. I’m assuming further details will be revealed at the Disney-Lucasfilm publishing panel at NYCC early next month. Marvel’s also doing an Age of Rebellion (OT) and an Age of Resistance (ST) series.

Check out what are supposedly the variant covers for the Qui-Gon and Maul comic covers.

Now You Can Get Hitched In Padmé’s Gown

September 2, 2018

Wasn’t Padmé’s ’20s-inspired wedding dress awesome? Wouldn’t you like to have one on your big day instead of one of those extremely expensive stripper gowns you see on “Say Yes To The Dress?”  Well, your wish is about to come true:

It follows Padme’s wedding look: a gown with the intricate design down front that is carefully set by hand, a flowing bell train in the back, followed by an overlay on top made from a gorgeous regal lace, a capelet wrapping the shoulders, and a veil decorated with blossoms and handsewn beaded flowers.

Check out The Kessel Runway for photos.

“Always Two” Essay On StarWars.com

August 3, 2018

Megan Crouse wrote this piece for Star Wars.com about the relationship between Anakin and Obi-Wan in the prequels:

Some cracks show long before that, though. In the Obi-Wan & Anakin comic book series, the two Jedi are sent on a rescue mission to the ruined planet Carnelion IV. Anakin was considering leaving the Jedi Order, disturbed by what he saw as the hypocrisy of the Republic. For some Star Wars fans, this was a major revelation: Anakin had considered leaving the order before Revenge of the Sith, trading the life of a Jedi for a peaceful civilian existence? (Maybe he would have ended up as a navigator on a spice freighter. What a different world it would have been if Owen Lars had been telling Luke the truth.)

 

A Couple Of “Queen’s Shadow” Interviews

August 1, 2018

Author EK Johnston has a couple of interviews on the upcoming “Queen’s Shadow ” novel, one from SyFy and one from the official Star Wars site.

The novel’s due out next March.

Sideshow’s Darth Maul Goodies

July 28, 2018

Do you have display space and a lot of money?  Then Sideshow’s two new Darth Maul figures might be for you!

First there’s the Darth Maul Special Edition Sixth Scale Figure by Hot Toys that comes with various accessories and for some lucky collectors a holographic Sidious.  It’s $282 and there’s an installment plan available.  It’s due to ship the fourth quarter of 2019.

Then there’s the Darth Maul With Sith Speeder Special Edition also by Hot Toys that comes with well, a speeder.  This version is $405 but it can be yours for $52.07 a month.  It’s due out the fourth quarter of 2019.

 

Padmé To Appear In “Thrawn”

July 11, 2018

Not only is Anakin going to play a big role in Timothy Zahn’s upcoming “Thrawn:  Alliances,” so is Padmé.  Check out the awesome artwork that will appear on the exclusive edition from Barnes & Noble!

Podmé Episode 5

July 5, 2018

Podmé, the only podcast entirely devoted to Padmé Amidala, has just posted its fifth episode and it’s entirely devoted to discussion of what we all love about her, her fashion!

Ahmed Best Contemplates Speaking Tour

July 1, 2018

Ahmed Best asked on Twitter if fans would be interested in a TPM 20th anniversary international speaking tour on all things Jar Jar and Star Wars:

I think it’s time for the prequel guys to tell their story. Stay tuned!

Video: Why Hayden Played Anakin Perfectly

June 29, 2018

From Star Wars Theory: