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Convention Exclusive 6″ Black Series Captain Rex Available 9/20

Hasbro.com has updated their site announcing that the 6″ Black Series Captain Rex will be available for sale on Sept. 20 on HasbroToyShop.com. For the Republic, and your collections, plan accordingly.

Update: It will also be available for sale through Forbidden Planet at MCM Comic-Con on October 27-29. Thanks to PaulSkywalker for the update.

New UNICEF Kid Power Band for Force For Change

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UNICEF Kid Power — The Worlds First Wearable-for-Good®  is available in four colors, including the new green band  and now in all Target stores.

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today introduced a new UNICEF Kid Power Band in a special co-branded Star Wars: Force for Change green color to allow kids and Star Wars fans alike to get active and save lives. To help fans get excited about unlocking therapeutic food packets, a new Star Wars: Force for Change Mission was launched today through the UNICEF Kid Power App, free for every member of the UNICEF Kid Power Team when they update their App. Ashley Eckstein, voice of Ahsoka Tano in both Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, is featured in the new Mission.

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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….

Toyguide Update: Jedi Temple Guard (SL17)

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The Yakface Toyguide updates resume with the latest entry in the Saga Legends/Star Wars Rebels 3-3/4″ line. Next, we take a look at the Jedi Temple Guard (SL17).

PROS: Fans of The Clone Wars series have been clamoring for this figure ever since the character made its debut in season 5. Sadly, we never got one in that era of figures, but Hasbro did manage to get the figure out in some form. The result is a very, very nice representation and one that collectors of the Saga Legends/Rebels line are sure to want multiples. The sculpt overall is highly detailed with different textures applied to the simulated Jedi garb. The paint apps are pretty tight as well. One could see the potential for a lot of “slop” in areas, especially on those little “keys” that hang around the Guard’s belt, but the samples I’ve see seem to be pretty clean in those areas. Articulation is mininal, but for a Saga Legends it may be one of the best Legends figures yet.

CONS: The biggest issue this figure will have will be its availability. Collectors are sure to snatch this figure up and I imagine secondary market prices will reflect the demand. I would suggest preordering the wave or individual figure when available to ensure you’re able to secure one. Due to the design of the hood, the head for the figure has a very limited range of movement.

Head to the toyguide for the full image gallery and to judge for yourself whether this figure is worth adding to your collection.

The WolfPack Podcast #113: Year End Review

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On this episode of The WolfPack Podcast, Chris, Corey, Curto, Steve, and Jayson talk about their top Star Wars moments of 2014, ranging from Hasbro to The Clone Wars to The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer. We also talk about the top things we are looking forward to in 2015! May The Force Be With You, Always.

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The Clone Wars S1-S6 Original Soundtrack

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For fans of the various Star Wars soundtracks available, there is now a new one to add to your collection. Walt Disney Records is issuing a complication soundtrack for The Clone Wars with select tracks from Seasons 1 through 6. It is available now for preorder for $9.99 through various music services such as iTunes and Amazon Prime Music. Release date:  November 10.

Got a Hole in Your Collection?

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Jedi Temple Archives is looking to help collectors out there fill a few holes in their collection. Paul has posted a partial list of carded and loose figures and vehicles with the promise of more to come. If anything jumps at you don’t hesitate to contact them as everything is on a first come, first served basis. A lot of TVC and Legacy Collection figures as well as a large range of product from The Clone Wars can be had – if The Price is Right™. Click on over to check it out.

The Clone Wars S6 Blu-ray/DVD Pre-Order (Germany)

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Amazon.de has made available pre-orders for the as-of-yet to be officially announced sixth season (originally available on Netflix) release of The Clone Wars on Blu-ray and DVD. It is slated for a November 2014 release. Head on over to check it out a view a closer look of the preliminary jacket artwork.

Thanks to jedi-bibliothek.de for the alert.