From our sponsors at BriansToys.com: Brian's Toys would also like to say May the 4th Be With You! To celebrate, Brian's Toys is offering Free Shipping for the next few days for orders over $40 that ship via UPS Ground. To take advantage of the Free Shipping Promotion, add $40 worth of items to you shopping cart, select UPS Ground as your shipping method, and enter the promo code MAY4TH at checkout. (Note: This promotion is only available to contiguous United States customers.)
May The 4th Be With You! Mimoco offers up this exclusive R2-A6 USB Flash Drive for Star Wars Day. Available in up to 128GB and USB 3.0 capabilities, the drive comes in a run of 1,000 limited edition hand-numbered units. The R2-A6 MIMOBOT drive also comes preloaded with bonus Mimory® and the MimoDesk® personalization suite of wallpapers, icons, and avatars.
An awesome surprise pops up this morning as USA Today unveils the upcoming Comic-Con exclusive Black Series Boba Fett and Han Solo in Carbonite!
Sideshow jumps into the Star Wars Day celebration by sponsoring a giveaway for a Return of the Jedi Sixth Scale Prize Pack that includes Jabba the Hutt, Jabba's Throne Environment, Bib Fortuna, Leia as Boushh, Han Solo in Carbonite, and a couple of creature packs to create a good portion of Jabba's throne room scene.
The latest e-mail blast from our sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com include Man Of Steel movie figures and vehicle pre-orders, Japanese Import figures, and some pretty awesome Star Wars business card holders from Kotobukiya. Shop the full listing after the jump!
The Art Show we mentioned the other day is coming up tomorrow, and we noticed NegNeal posted this preview on Tumblr of two denizens of Jabba's Palace! Check out Salacious Crumb and Max Rebo, which are pretty much the two best things in the first chunk of Return of the Jedi.
Hasbro joins in on this Saturday's International Star Wars Day celebration by offering a 20% off promo code at HasbroToyShop for any Star Wars toy, including their wildly popular Angry Birds assortment. Check out the press release after the jump!
Friend of me (and by association the site) @EllyFontArt let me know that a whole troupe of artists and creative types in Atlanta, GA will be doing some amazing Star Wars-themed artwork for Free Art Friday Atlanta (#fafatl). There's going to be an art show! And free stuff! What more could you want?
Our intrepid pal Shannon Cosman strikes again! He went to Disneyland last weekend and shot some video of a pair of surprisingly awesome lunch kits. The R2-D2 has multiple lights and sounds, giving the means with which to keep your lunch cool the kind of movie-magic we want to see applied to action figures. Check out R2-D2 and Darth Vader after the jump.
This past weekend was the C2E2 convention in Chicago, Illinois. In its fourth year, C2E2 has grown to fill an entire hall at McCormick Place. With no major stars like Val Kilmer and John Cusack to headline, the star wattage was a little bit dimmer, but that doesn't mean there wasn't tons to do at the con.
ToysRUs stores will be hosting a special Star Wars Day event this Saturday, May the 4th, from 12-2 pm. Fans of all ages can build an exclusive mini version of Jek-14's Stealth Starfighter as featured in the Yoda Chronicles on the Cartoon Network airing May 29th.
From our sponsors at Brian's Toys: Brian's Toys is taking pre-orders on the recently announced Darth Malgus sixth scale figure from Sideshow Collectibles. Also available for pre-order is the new Marvel Universe wave which features Captain America, Elektra, Rhino, and Mysterio!
The Force will be strong in the historic Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco where Super7, Rancho Obi-Wan, the 501st Legion, and a host of others will be putting on a Star Wars Day extravaganza filled with exhibition of rare merchandise, exclusives, and giveaways.
The event takes place between 11 am to 7 am this Saturday, May 4th at the Super7 store located at 1427 Haight Street, San Francisco.
Q&A time, kids! POTF2's 20th Anniversary is coming up - what should you expect? Should you get your hopes up for new Astromech Droids in 2013? A little bit, yeah. And what about vintage 1980s variants - are they worth a look? Some! Read on, and be sure to send in your questions for our next exciting installment.