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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.

Star Wars: Bloodline In Stores Now

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Today marks the official release date of Bloodline by Claudia Gray. This canonical novel takes place six years prior to The Force Awakens and give insight on the formation of the Resistance, the seeds of the First Order and more. It is receiving rave reviews and is sure to be a must needed book for your home library.

Elite Stormtroopers Are Coming To Marvel’s Star Wars Series

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A new arc is coming. Marvel’s Star Wars #20 will wrap up the current story, and issue #21 will launch a fresh adventure for our heroes and their foes. “The Last Flight of Harbinger” is set to introduce an elite group of Imperial stormtroopers who will prove to be quite the foil to the Rebels.

For the full details, head to StarWars.com for the exclusive announcement.

Episode #93: Good To See You

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On this episode of The Realm Recap, Flyguy and I reunite from across the globe to discuss the latest in Star Wars news. A lot has transpired since the last time we broadcast: The Force Awakens has been released in the US (in various incarnations), a glorious teaser for Rogue One debuted and a sail barge-sized load of collecting news has dropped from Hasbro, Sideshow, Bandai and Funko! All of this and much more on  Episode #93 of The Realm Recap.

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Force For Change: Win An Autographed Rogue One Stormtrooper Helmet

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones reveals the prize for this week’s top Star Wars: Force For Change fundraiser: a wearable Rogue One stormtrooper helmet autographed by the cast! In addition, Star Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1 million until May the 4th.

Episode 473: Blu Rey

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Now available in Blu!

Tomorrow The Force Awakens arrives on Blu-Ray — the first new live-action Star Wars home release in 11 years. There are a handful of exclusive versions and many tie-in sales. Prep for your Tuesday shopping by joining Arnie and Marjorie to find out which version is right for you!

Plus tomorrow also marks the rerelease of the Disney Store exclusive Elite figures — including a new Boba Fett! Find out how you can score these figures that have commanded top dollar on eBay.

With a report from Wizard World Chicago, a review of the latest Funko Smuggler’s Bounty box, and more, it’s all in this new episode of Star Wars Action News!

Star Wars: Ahsoka Novel Announced

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Hot off the heels of last night’s climactic duel with Darth Vader, Nerdist.com has announced the new novel – Star Wars: Ahsoka will be coming October 11, 2016.

Ahsoka Tano, fan favorite character from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, will be the star of her own young adult novel from Disney Lucasfilm Press this October 11, 2016! Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told. Following her experiences with the Jedi and the devastation of Order 66, Ahsoka is unsure she can be part of a larger whole ever again. But her desire to fight the evils of the Empire and protect those who need it will lead her right to Bail Organa, and the Rebel Alliance….

Episode #92: That New Figure Smell

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On this week’s episode Flyguy and I talk about the surprise reveal (via auctions) 4 new super articulated figures for The Force Awakens, figures hitting retail and the imminent release of the Takodana Encounter set. Funko had a big reveal of 9 new POP! figures last week featuring characters from the Original Trilogy and the Prequels including more Walgreens exclusives. Lastly Episode VIII filming is well underway and we discuss new characters, vehicles, and beasts on set. All of this and much more on  Episode #92 of The Realm Recap.

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