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Episode 476: You Don’t Know the MOISTNESS of the Dark Side

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May the 4th has come and gone, but for many the credit card hangover still remains. There were new releases from Disney, Sideshow, Gentle Giant, Hot Toys, plus sales at LEGO and more!  Biggest of all, the next Star Wars Celebration convention was confirmed!  On this week’s podcast Marjorie and Arnie are joined by Ryan and Amy from Star Wars Collecting Cosmos. The four look back on the highs, lows, and purchases of May the 4th, 2016!

Also on this week’s show, Brock reviews the new Star Wars novel BLOODLINE.  Taking place between Episode VI and VII, this book had direct input from Lucasfilm to help shape the universe for Episode VIII.  Join Brock to find out if this is a must read for you.

With a review of the S.H. Figuarts Captain Phasma, a Darth Vader Humidifier, and a run-down of the perks of being a Jedi Knight or Master, it’s all in this week’s new podcast!

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: The Force Awakens Tsum Tsums Revealed

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Our friends at Vinylmation World have posted official images of the upcoming assortment of Tsum Tsums for The Force Awakens. The mini collection will contain BB-8, Rey, Captain Phasma, Kylo Ren, Rey (Scavenger Outfit), Finn in Stormtrooper Outfit, First Order Stormtrooper, Poe Dameron and Finn. Head on over to check out the full details including medium and large size characters.

Thanks to Jenmarie / @acrossthestars for the alert.

New Force For Change Campaign

Today, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill announced a new campaign sponsored by CrowdRise in support of Star WarsForce for Change, an initiative that inspires people to make a positive impact on the world. Starting April 5thStar Wars: Force for Change will match the donations of Star Wars fans to four select charities up to $1,000,000!

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D23 Expo 2017 Announced

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Disney has officially announced the dates for the next D23:

All the magic and excitement of the past, present, and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again D23 presents D23 Expo 2017 at the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of July 14–16. Each of Disney’s magical worlds will unite under one roof to celebrate what’s new and what’s on the horizon from theme parks, television, music, gaming, and films, including Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel. Advance tickets for D23 Expo 2017 will go on sale at D23Expo.com beginning July 14, 2016.

With this date superseding  SDCC, could we see our first trailer for Episode VIII at D23?

The Force Awakens Is Coming Home

StarWars.com has updated (finally) with the official release announcement for The Force Awakens on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital. Head on over to check out the break down of features and various retailer exclusive versions*.

*A 3D version will be available later this year.

Preorder:
Target with exclusive packaging and content
Walmart (Exclusive packaging)
Best Buy (Steelbook)

Update: Target Exclusive The Force Awakens Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Preorder

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Target has posted the details for their exclusive Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital version of The Force Awakens coming on April 5.

Only at Target: Collectible packaging, plus 20 minutes of exclusive bonus content, including a never-before-seen interview with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, and a deeper look at the movie’s weaponry.

UPDATE: Disney has confirmed that it will be available in advance as a digital download on April 1.

Star Wars Tsum Tsums Now Available

Now available at the Disney Store and DisneyStore.com – the Tsum Tsum Star Wars Collection. 12 are available at launch covering figures from the Original Trilogy.

Thanks to Disney Consumer Relations for sending me a set, they’ll have a good home.