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Conan Reveals Limited Edition Stormtrooper Conan POP!

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Conan O’Brien has revealed 4 new SDCC Exclusive POP! vinyl figures one of which is a Stormtrooper Conan figure. This limited edition POP! will only be available at the SDCC live tape of the show.

UPDATE: Funko has announced that the stormtrooper Conan will be available to SDCC attendees, but not through Funko’s booth. Details will be posted on SDCC’s official site.

Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Blu-ray Release

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Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two delivers all 22 action-packed episodes of the hit CG animated series’ second season, plus exclusive, never-before-seen bonus material on DVD and even more exclusive footage on Blu-ray! Available August 30, this thrilling continuation of the Star Wars Rebels saga depicts the continued efforts of the crew of the starship Ghost to defeat the evil Empire.

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Episode #99: Summertime Sadness

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Despite the majority of retail outlets being devoid of new products on shelves, there are still a few surprises as online retailers are receiving a “new” 6″ version of Rey – which may be just different enough to make you mad/sad. Funko continue to promote like no other brand as teases for the next Smuggler’s Bounty box have sparked some discussion of potential for new characters. The biggest (and most spendy) news of last week was the announcement of an ultra-high end tier of prop replicas from Propshop – the manufacturer responsible for the very same screen used props in The Force Awakens. And finally, we close out Episode #99 with a few new acquisitions to tide us over until the next “must-have” item comes along.

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New Key Art for Celebration Europe Revealed

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StarWars.com has updated today revealing gorgeous new key art* for Celebration Europe that includes characters from The Force Awakens and Rogue One!

We also get name confirmations of the AT-ACT (All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport), Shoretroopers and Death Troopers.

*Artwork created by Pilot Studio

UPDATE: Rogue One Data Dump

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Everything surrounding Rogue One has been pretty hush-hush up until this point but today a bunch of new information for the next Star Wars film has made its way online. Edelweiss has posted ten 2-page spreads from the upcoming Official Visual Story Guide and it reveals character names, aliens, vehicles and more.

Thanks to Jedi-Bibliothek for the heads-up.

UPDATE: Images removed from Edelweiss

New Kickstarter Campaign Launches for New Vintage Kenner Publication

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Philip Reed has started a new Kickstarter campaign to to produce a new and unique Vintage Kenner book.

Collect These Figures and Accessories is an 8.25″ x 8.25″ square 96-page unofficial look at the Kenner Star Wars newspaper ads of the seventies and eighties.

Head over to Kickstarter to view sample pages of the book and show your support by pledging.

UPDATE: Coming Tomorrow…. The Star Wars Show

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A curious announcement was posted via the official site’s social media channels.

The Star Wars Show will be in range in 24 hours. All Star Wars. All the time. Well… once a week. Seven minutes at a time. Give or take.

It reveals something called The Star Wars Show. Check out the teaser video with more to come tomorrow.

UPDATE: You can now watch the first webisode on YouTube.