Celebration V

Star Wars Figure of the Day: Day 1,547

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 19, 2011

This 4-LOM is pretty awesome, and a convention exclusive from last year.  It takes the modern Zuckuss figure and paints it in vintage Kenner 4-LOM colors.  I think it's the best version of the character yet, so read on, and then go get one!  Go on, read!

Celebration V: NiubNiub Video Diaries

By Mike — Thursday, August 19, 2010

Master diorama maker extraordinaire  Frank D'Iorio of our affiliate NiubNiubsUniverse.com has posted video diaries of his excellent Celebration V adventures, particularly the creation of the amazing Hoth diorama.

CV Medicom Fett VCD On Sale

By Mike — Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Those who couldn't make it to Celebration V can now rejoice and purchase one of the more popular exclusives at the show! The Celebration V Boba Fett VCD (Vinyl Collectible Doll) by Medicom Toy Japan is now available to order at Sideshow for $99.99 each. Quantities are sure to be limited so click here and order yours today!

Arnie and Marjorie in the News

By Mike — Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Super collectors and overall nice people Arnie and Marjorie Carvalho of Star Wars Action News are profiled in the Springfield, Illinois State Journal-Register with a focus on their Celebration V exploits. Click here for the article!

Hasbro @ Celebration 5 - Douse The Houselights (Big Photos With Commentary)

By Adam May — Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Jon Stewart, call me! I'll trade you a Stormy Sevenspire figure for a Jon Stewart, and welcome to the club! Also... Aayla Secura A-Go-Go, Dr. Evazan, the FAN-tastic/KID-tastic Droid Factory Galactic Swap Meet, Slave 1, and some of the rumors (keeping me grounded). Also... exit smiling.

Celebration V: LEGO Giant Mural in Time Lapse and More

By Mike — Monday, August 16, 2010

LEGO presented in grand style and for a good cause at Celebration V in Orlando, where fans created an awesome Star Wars LEGO mural. For every tile that a fan places on the mural, LEGO donates 330 bricks to St. Jude Children's hospital.

Celebration V: Final Gallery Updates

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 15, 2010

Packaged Battle of Endor pilot boxed set photos with new droids and Grizz Frix!  Attack of the Clones vintage figures with different views and outfits!  Adorable plushies!  Massive fan diorama galleries!  The entire TK Project Stormtrooper helmet collection!  All of this awaits you below!

CV: Pawlus Livetweeting Matthew Wood/Ben Burtt Panel

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, August 15, 2010

It's just about to start!  How will another panel about sound translate to social media?  Follow all the fun on Twitter-- assuming the panel gets started soon-- and find out!

CV: Pawlus Livetweeting Gary Kurtz Panel

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

Yes, there's more!  I'll be posting more Twitter nonsense, this time from the Gary Kurtz panel.  Will he talk about the alternate Return of the Jedi? How about the 12-episode outline George doesn't talk about anymore?  I can't wait to find out, so follow me on Twitter to join the fun!

Celebration V: Presenting the StewartTrooper!

By Mike — Saturday, August 14, 2010

Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event – a one of a kind (NOT FOR SALE) 3.75-inch Jon Stewart Stormtrooper action figure! 

Deleted Scene: Luke's Lightsaber

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

The deleted scene shown in today's tease for the upcoming Blu-Ray release of the saga has already made the jump to YouTube.  Want to see Darth Vader talking to Luke through the Force, or Luke building his lightsaber?  Well, we found it.  Click here to see it.

 

 

CV: Pawlus To Livetweet Clone Wars Panel

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

Want more live-from-the-panel action?  I'm going to livetweet the Clone Wars panel with news on season 3.  Check it out!  Follow me on Twitter for more! Update: click through for some highlights.

 

CV: Even More Images

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

We have tons of new pictures!  Want to see in-booth shots of the newest waves of The Clone Wars and The Vintage Collection?  How about life-size fan-made replicas of Ephant Mon, the Max Rebo Band, and Muftak?  It's all here!

CV: Pawlus Livetweeting The Main Event

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

Warning/guarantee:  I will be livetweeting The Main Event live from CV!  George Lucas, Jon Stewart, and me in the back typing bits of it up for you.  Just click here to follow or watch! Updates: Twitter locked me out for posting too much! I'll post the rest below.  Have some more updates on Clone Wars, the Blu-Ray and a deleted scene.

Hasbro Panel and Booth Round-Up for CV

By Adam Pawlus — Saturday, August 14, 2010

 

So you aren't in Florida.  Some of us are-- and we're taking more pictures and notes about what you can expect from Hasbro next year!  Want to see what's on tap for Galactic Heroes, The Clone Wars, Vintage, and more?  Read this fancy-pants article!