Posts Tagged ‘Site Updates’

Weekly Roundup: July 20, 2012 Team | July 20, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at 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 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.

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 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!

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 Team | July 13, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at 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!

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!

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.”

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!

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 Team | July 6, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening at 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!


Welcome (back) to the Star Wars Blog! Team | July 2, 2012

It’s been just about two months since we put this blog on hiatus to update its design and develop a new approach to content. It took a bit longer than we had hoped, but we’re glad to say that starting today, we’re back… with a few exciting changes.


Weekly Roundup: June 25, 2012 Team | June 25, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening here at Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including Jawas and Droids, a first look at Clone Wars’ Season 5, updates on Celebration VI and more!


Weekly Roundup: June 12, 2012 Team | June 12, 2012

Wondering what’s been happening here at Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed over the past few weeks, including a reveal of the next big Star Wars video game, a world of information about Celebration VI, and a major announcement about the future of Lucasfilm.


The Week That Was (Nov. 24-29) Team | December 1, 2008


It was a short week, what with the Thanksgiving holiday, but there was still enough content to cover your plate. A look back at what you may have missed on last week when you weren’t either bargain-hunting or in a food coma.


The Week That Was (Nov. 17 – 23) Team | November 23, 2008

Has the world gone topsy-turvy? The primary focus of this week revolved around two subjects: Jar Jar Binks and The Star Wars Holiday Special. Rivers of uber-serious fanboy tears were undoubtedly shed, but for those capable of relaxing and enjoying the entire superburrito that is Star Wars had a tasty meal of content to savor this week on, with an extra heaping helping of cheese. Let’s take a look back at the week that was, okiday?


As an aside, this spellchecker I’m using takes issue with topsy-turvy, but gives superburrito a pass. Huh.


The Week That Was (Nov. 10 – 16) Team | November 16, 2008

A good week for those with HD TVs — The Clone Wars animated feature arrives on Blu-Ray, the first Star Wars movie to do so. Meanwhile, on television, The Clone Wars continues with another solid installment, especially those with an unabashed R2-D2 hero worship thing going on, and Seth, Matt and the folks at Stoopid Monkey / Adult Swim bring Star Wars back to Robot Chicken. Here’s a recap of the content on this past week:



The Week That Was (Nov 3 – 9) Team | November 8, 2008

A historic week in some quarters, and a busy week too on as Clone Wars returns to the air after taking the previous Friday off to trick or treat. Is this now a regular running weekly recap of content? We’ll see. But without further ado, here’s what the last week on the site looked like.