GHR: Vintage Endor AT-AT Now Online

By Mike — Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The ToysRUs exclusive Vintage Collection Endor AT-AT is now available online for $129.99. TRU.com is currently offering FREE shipping with purchases of $79 or more along with a FREE Star Wars Fighter Pods pack.

SWAN 391: Into the Void with Tim Lebbon

By Mike — Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Tomorrow a new era in Star Wars Expanded Universe novels beings with the release of Dawn of the Jedi:  Into the Void.  Written by Tim Lebbon and based on the Dark Horse comic series Dawn of the Jedi this book tells of Force users twenty-five thousand years before the battle of Yavin.  It's the first Star Wars novel set so early in the timeline, and also the first Star Wars novel by Lebbon.

Good News/Bad News: EA Gets Star Wars Video Game License

By Adam Pawlus — Monday, May 6, 2013

Now that LucasArts is out, StarWars.com confirms EA is in.  Electronic Arts is one of the biggest video game publishers of all time with quite the reputation.  EA has a massive warchest and marketing reach to match, but has pioneered a number of gamer-unfriendly innovations while cultivating some of the greatest franchises of recent memory.

Q&A: Comics, New Movies, New Robots, and License Renewals Galore

By Adam Pawlus — Sunday, May 5, 2013

Good Monday to you! My hard drive failed over the weekend, and I was terrified. Let's divert my attention by discussing Dark Horse comics and the thought of every year being a movie year really soon. What's the scoop with all the new DIY and hand-made stuff? Why is it OK? Or is it OK? All this and more when you read on!

Brian's Toys: FREE Shipping, ESB and POTF Vintage AFA

By Mike — Sunday, May 5, 2013

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.)

Mimoco Star Wars Day R2-A6 Exclusive

By Mike — Saturday, May 4, 2013

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.

SDCC Exclusive Black Series Boba Fett and Han Carbonite Revealed

By Mike — Friday, May 3, 2013

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: May The 4th Be With You Giveaway

By Mike — Thursday, May 2, 2013

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. 

BBTS: Transformers, Fansproject, Gaming Figures, Imports & More

By Mike — Thursday, May 2, 2013

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!

FAFATL Star Wars Preview - Max Rebo, Salacious Crumb

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, May 2, 2013

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.

LEGO: Star Wars Day Exclusives

By Mike — Wednesday, May 1, 2013

As previously reported, LEGO Shop and LEGO stores will also be having Star Wars Day special offers for May 4-5, including this cool Hoth Han "Brown Coat" variant minifig.

Hasbro Star Wars Day Discount

By Mike — Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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!

Free Art Friday Goes Fourth for Star Wars

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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?

Disneyland Electronic Thermos Lunch Kits - Surprisingly Awesome

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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.

SWAN 390: C2E2 with Jeffrey Brown

By Mike — Monday, April 29, 2013

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.