The ever expanding list of action figure cover variants for Marvel’s Star Wars series continues with the Tusken Raider for issue #008. Like the others, this variant features the work of John Tyler Christopher giving the cover a Vintage Kenner inspired design with a realistic twist. Look for it at your local comic shop on August 19
John Tyler Christopher has sent out notifications that a Black & White version of his Boba Fett Action Figure Variant Cover for Star Wars #7 will be available soon. You’ll be able to preorder on his website on July 23 for $20
We’re sure you’ve seen or at least heard of the recent controversy surrounding some racy images published by GQ Magazine involving a couple Star Wars characters. We won’t be publishing the images or the links here due to the varied ages of our readership, but Lucasfilm has issued the following statement.
It’s not surprising that GQ would want to capitalize on the cultural cachet of Star Wars, but Lucasfilm and Disney did not authorize, participate in or condone the inappropriate use of our characters in this manner.
Disney and Lucasfilm today have officially announced the Han Solo Anthology film. Directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord (The Lego Movie) and screenplay by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan. Head to the official site for details and look for Han Solo Anthology in theatre May 25, 2018.
The ever expanding list of action figure cover variants for Marvel’s Star Wars series continues with the Stormtrooper for issue #007. Like the others, this variant features the work of John Tyler Christopher giving the cover a Vintage Kenner inspired design with a realistic twist. Look for it at your local comic shop on July 29.
Thanks to Jedi-Bibliothek for the heads up.
Disney and Lucasfilm have announced that Season One of Star Wars Rebels will be available to purchase on Blu-ray and DVD on September 1, 2015. Click on through for the full press release.
StarWars.com YouTube page has launched a new preview for this weekend’s Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal movie. It features Darth Vader is some impressive piloting force the crew of the Ghost to go on the defensive.
IGN has posted an exclusive clip from this weekend’s Star Wars Rebels Season 2 special event. In this clip, Darth Vader confronts the crew of the Ghost with an impressive display of force powers.
Amazon has posted a placeholder page for the Star Wars Rebels Blu-ray revealing a September 1 release date. No cover image is shown but it does list a total run time of 450 minutes. Watch for an official announcement soon.
Thanks to José R for the heads up.
USA Today has posted an exclusive article discussing Ahsoka Tano’s effect on the franchise and her return to Star Wars Rebels in Season Two.
The next installment in the Star Wars series from Marvel is now available via your local comic book store. You can also purchase and download the digital version through Marvel’s Digital Comic Shop.
Conclusion of Skywalker Strikes! Luke vs. Boba Fett! Han Solo in hot water!
This issue is sure to cause a whole new level of fandom discussion and debate!
The Realm Recap is back after the Memorial Day Weekend bring and in our absence, there were plenty of developments in collecting. Collectors success at retail has started to improve as more folks are finding Black Series figures (in both scales) at their local stores. eBay caused a bit of a frenzy this week as a notorious seller posted the first auction for a collectible from The Force Awakens — a 6″ First Order Stormtrooper which closed at a ridiculous price. Is it legit??? Also this week, new store finds from LEGO, product news for Disney Infinity 3.0, custom 6″ figures and vehicles as well as a new character name revealed fro The Force Awakens! It’s all on Episode 63 of The Realm Recap!
Also, if you prefer an audio-only version, a downloadable MP3 is available as well.
StarWars.com has updated today with an expanded interview with Annie Leibovitz from the recent Vanity Fair feature. The new article reveals a new image of Andy Serkis in full mo-cap mode as well as the character he will be playing (name only). For spoiler-phobes steer clear, but for others click on over to the official site.