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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: October 19, 2012

StarWars.com Team | October 19, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week, including some new Halloween content, special previews of bonus features on Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season Four Blu-ray and DVD (coming next week!), and lots more!

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A Very Star Wars Halloween – Updated Daily

StarWars.com Team | October 17, 2012

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Halloween is about spooky stuff, dressing up in costume, and to put it simply, having a lot of fun: all things that are part of the Star Wars experience. As such, the Official Star Wars Blog will be featuring special posts over the next couple of weeks that celebrate the connections between the scary fun of Halloween and the Star Wars saga.

You can stay tuned to this post, which will be regularly updated to include all Halloween-related content.

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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: October 12, 2012

StarWars.com Team | October 12, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week, including a major crossover announcement, exclusive posts celebrating World Space Week, and lots more!

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StarWars.com Celebrates World Space Week

StarWars.com Team | October 8, 2012

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One of the themes of Star Wars is exploration: exploration of different ideas, exploration of science, and exploration of technology. That’s why StarWars.com is happy to take part in World Space Week, which shares that same theme.

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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: October 5, 2012

StarWars.com Team | October 5, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week, including several exclusive posts and content leading up to Star Wars Reads Day, a preview of this Saturday’s new episode of The Clone Wars, and lots more!

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Geek Chic Star Wars Fashion from Black Milk

StarWars.com Team | October 2, 2012

Star Wars has officially met high-fashion.

Black Milk unveiled its new line of Star Wars-based clothes and swimwear today, which takes the characters and imagery of Star Wars and repurposes them in fresh, creative ways. Watch the trailer below to get a look at the designs, including an Artoo-Detoo one-piece bathing suit and Han and Chewie leggings.

StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: September 28, 2012

StarWars.com Team | September 28, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including lots of content leading up to the season premiere of The Clone Wars, details on a new Star Wars trading card series by Topps, and lots more!

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Weekly Roundup: July 20, 2012

StarWars.com Team | July 20, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 5 sneak peeks, Comic-Con highlights, Celebration VI updates and more!

THE CLONE WARS SEASON 5 SNEAK PEEKS
The Clone Wars panel at San Diego Comic-Con International revealed two previews of major events unfolding in the show’s fifth season: the return of Darth Maul and the Mandalorean Death Watch to the Star Wars galaxy! Check out the Darth Maul clip here and the Death Watch sequence here.

COMIC-CON HIGHLIGHTS
Star Wars had a major presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, with panels showcasing new and upcoming collectibles from Sideshow, eFX, Kotobukiya, and Hasbro. There were also previews of upcoming books, the fifth season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and a bunch of on-scene coverage reported right here in the official blog! Be sure to also check out our slideshow coverage of the many Star Wars-related sights witnessed at this years Comic-Con.

STAR WARS READS DAY
Star Wars book publishers will be staging events in bookstores and libraries across the US on October 6, 2012, an occasion that promises raffle prizes, promotional giveaways and more! For more information (including volunteer costumer sign-ups), check out our Star Wars Reads Day announcement!

CELEBRATION VI UPDATES
In addition to revealing the final set of Celebration VI artwork prints, another collector-interest announcement also broke this week: The Rancho Obi-Wan Experience — a collection of items from the world’s largest Star Wars collectibles museum — will be appearing at Celebration VI! Also, today (July 20) at 11:59PM (ET) is the last chance for fans to purchase Celebration tickets and receive them in the mail. Get your tickets now!

Weekly Roundup: July 13, 2012

StarWars.com Team | July 13, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including San Diego Comic-Con International, the Course of the Force lightsaber relay, updates on Celebration VI and more!

COMIC-CON BEGINS!
Star Wars Day at San Diego Comic-Con International officially kicked off today, with several Star Wars panels planned throughout the weekend and many product exclusives and debuts being served up as well. Be sure to tune in to all the ongoing coverage happening here on the Official Star Wars Blog!

COURSE OF THE FORCE
The first lightsaber relay stretching five days and several miles between Santa Monica and San Diego in California wrapped up on Wednesday, with day-to-day coverage logged here on the Official Star Wars Blog as well as entries by Ashley Eckstein, Alison Haislip, Alex Albrecht, Chris Hardwick, Katie Linendoll, and others! Also, be sure and catch the video short “A Lightsaber’s Journey to Comic-Con.”

CELEBRATION VI UPDATES
Amid this busy week of Course of the Force and Comic-Con news, the Celebration VI news continued to come in with the fourth Celebration artwork print reveal and an announcement that Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) will be on stage and meeting fans! Now’s a great time to get your tickets for the can’t-miss August 23-26, 2012 event!

MORE TO EXPLORE
New entries to the Official Encyclopedia include the massive lumbering Jawa sandcrawler, the heavily-armed Republic attack shuttle, the nimble, tow-cable toting snowspeeder, Vader’s intimidating Super Star Destroyer, and the dependable Republic frigate fitted out for diplomatic missions across the galaxy.

Weekly Roundup: July 6, 2012

StarWars.com Team | July 6, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including the fourth season of The Clone Wars on Blu-ray and DVD, the start of Course of the Force, updates on Celebration VI and more!

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