WotC Jedi Academy Miniatures Preview #5
Wizards of the Coast has posted their fifth preview for Jedi Academy, the upcoming Star Wars miniatures expansion set. The preview offers a sneak peek at the Kyle Katarn (Combat Instructor) mini. Head on over for the details on these new minis heading your way later this month!
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 | Jeff SmentekTrooper 2-pack Images
Thanks to our sources we've got a nice new look at an upcoming Clone 2-pack. This set is Captain Rex & Fives, however the back of the card reveals Echo and Commander Cody as well! 3D Clone fans are sure to be excited for these and other two-packs this year.
Monday, June 15, 2009 | Jesse McCrackenSideshow Now Processing: 12" Darth Vader
Sideshow Collectibles passes along word that the highly anticipated 12" Darth Vader should be arriving in the warehouse in approximately 20 days! If you need to update your order info do it ASAP! “Pre-authorizing” credit cards for this purchase will begin within the next 24 hours. A “pre-auth” is not a direct charge, but is a “hold” of funds pending the shipment of your order. Your credit card will be charged once the item is shipped from the Sideshow warehouse.
Monday, June 15, 2009 | Ryan PhippsSir Christopher Lee
Congratulations to Christopher Lee, who is on Queen Elizabeth's birthday honors list this month and will receive the highest honor of Knighthood. Lee just had a birthday of his own last month, turning 87.
Sunday, June 14, 2009 | Brad SmithThe Old Republic: Smuggler Class
BioWare has unveiled the Smuggler, a playable class in the upcoming MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic. The smuggler class is described as being slick, sneaky, and street-smart. Smugglers are not heavily armed or armored, but have the advantage of being able to hide and fire behind the cover of objects. Check out BioWare's holonet for all the details.
Saturday, June 13, 2009 | Brad SmithHasbro Q&A; - Round 68
Hasbro has sent us our answers from the latest round of the Q&A;. Read on for all of the details!
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Ryan Phipps
Clone Pilot Matchstick Loose Images
For your viewing pleasure today, we have two nice crisp loose images of Matchstick from the Clone Wars 3D series. The ornate paintjob on this helmet is going to be a hit with clone fans for sure! Click the thumbnails above to check him out.
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Jesse McCracken"Ask Sideshow" Questions Answered 06/10/09
Sideshow Collectibles has posted another edition of its "Ask Sideshow" Questions Answered feature. This edition only features two Star Wars related questions. In short - Sideshow confirms there will be Empire Strikes Back characters in the future of the 1:6 scale line, that all future releases will utilize either the trooper or Prometheus body, and that the SSC staff have discussed the Landspeeder for the 1:6 scale. Click through if you'd like to read the questions and answers in their entirety.
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Brad Smith
Revisiting Star Tours
Bonnie Burton at StarWars.com has an excellent article on Star Tours at Disneyland. The article talks about the history of Star Tours and how the Lucas/Disney collaboration all began. Definitely worth a read, whether you've never been to Star Tours or you'd just like to relive some fond memories.
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Brad SmithR2-D2 Easter Egg in Star Trek
StarWars.com has revealed the location of R2-D2's cameo in Paramount's Star Trek. During the Drill Machine sequence above Vulcan, after the Enterprise completes a barrel roll amidst the debris of destroyed Federation ships, we cut to an interior shot on the Enterprise bridge. Over Kirk's shoulder, R2-D2 can be found somewhere in the debris on the front viewscreen.
Friday, June 12, 2009 | Brad SmithSWG:TCG Agents of Deception Expansion Pack
StarWars.com has posted a new feature on Agents of Deception, the third expansion set for the Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game. The expansion set includes more new character and loot cards and should be released soon.
Thursday, June 11, 2009 | Jeff SmentekNew Cad Bane Loose Images
We've also got a couple loose images of the upcoming Clone Wars Cad Bane figure! Bane was the shocking new villain introduced in the final episode of season one, who showed just how dark the series can get in the coming season. Click the thumbnails above to check out this highly anticipated psycho!
Thursday, June 11, 2009 | Jesse McCracken
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