2019 is shaping up to be another exciting year in Star Wars fandom. This year we have Star Wars Celebration Chicago, the (unbelievable) 20th Anninversay of the launch of the prequels with Episode I: The Phantom Menace, the conclusion to the Skywalker story with Episode IX. and so much more!
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As 2018 draws to a close, I continue to research and scour the interwebs for clues of upcoming product from Hasbro for the new year. Our unpublished 2019 list is growing rapidly and recently I came across a new listing for a potential exclusive for April’s Star Wars Celebration Chicago.
Continue reading Rumor Report: Hasbro Celebration Convention Exclusive
Media registration is now open for Star Wars Celebration. Star Wars Celebration media applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM CST on February 22, 2019 unless we reach maximum capacity at an earlier date. We strongly recommend you apply early as once all media badges are allocated, no more will be released. There will be no onsite media registration at Star Wars Celebration.
For additional details head to StarWarsCelebration.com
After a short break, Star Wars Action News is back with Arnie and Marjorie looking at the state of collecting. They discuss why Star Wars sales are down, why Barge sales were up, and what’s coming with SDCC and SWCC! Hear this show to catch up, and then join them TUESDAY July 17th for a SDCC pre-game show!
After only 24 hours, the Adult 5-Day Tickets for Star Wars Celebration in Chicago are 90% sold out according to their official Twitter account. Secure yours today!
Update: Adult and Kids 5-Day Tickets are now sold out.
Tickets for next year’s Star Wars Celebration in Chicago are officially on sale. Sadly for those wanting VIP tickets, they sold out in about 2 minutes. To get your ticket take this link and wait in the virtual queue.
The Official Star Wars Celebration has posted the ticket details for next year’s event:
Adult – 1 Day (Thurs. Preview) – $55 / $65 at the door
Kids (6-12 yrs) (Thurs. Preview) – $35 / $45 at the door
Adult – 1 Day (Fri. Sat. Sun. or Mon.) – $75 / $85 at the door
Adult – 5 Day – $215 / $225 at the door
Kids (6-12 yrs) – 5 Day – $100 / $110 at the door
Jedi Master VIP – $850
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 5th at noon CDT. Visit StarWarsCelebration.com for the full details.
Just announced! Next year’s Star Wars Celebration will be taking place in Chicago, IL. April 11-15, 2019. Tickets go on sale June 5. Head to StarWars.com for the full details.
Hit the jack pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow this St. Patrick’s Day and pick up your BB-8 charity medallion to support wounded veterans. Buy yours today to make sure your luck doesn’t run out! Click on through for details.
Continue reading PSWCS BB-8 Charity Medallion
Twitter follower @j5unD sends us an amazing report that his order for the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive 6″ Luke Skywalker (X-wing Pilot), that had been languishing in his shopping cart since April 25, filled and shipped yesterday. See the enclosed images for his proof. Crazy!
UPDATE: As a follow up to yesterday’s report, Jason sent a pic of his Luke which arrived safe and sound. We have added it to the gallery of images after the break.
Continue reading Patience: A Final SWC 6″ X-wing Luke Slips Out of HTS