Today's fourth new video clip is
Wars: The Old Republic entitled "Jedi Knight." A symbol of hope in dark
times, the Jedi Knight stands for the legacy of the Jedi Order—more than
twenty-thousand years of protecting the Republic and keeping the peace across
the galaxy. Though Jedi Knights have served as generals, guerilla fighters, and
warriors for generations, their legendary combat prowess faces its greatest test
during this age.
Through years of disciplined training and meditation,
the Jedi Knight hones body and mind into perfect harmony. Combining the
foresight of the Force with unrivaled reflexes and practiced physical precision,
the Knight turns combat into an art form, gracefully executing acrobatic feats
in tandem with elegant lightsaber tactics.
I will have this video available in HD for download in the Video Games Scenes
section next week. Enjoy!
Today's third new video clip is
from Star Tours II. Earlier today at the Star Wars Celebration V fan event, Star
Wars fans caught a first glimpse of a new video that will appear in the queue
area of the re-imagined Star Tours attraction in Disneyland park and Disney’s
Hollywood Studios next year. The video produced by Star Tours is a new
“commercial” that shows one of their exciting getaway travel packages. Enjoy!
Newsarama provided a live feed
yesterday evening for The Clone Wars Evolution panel at Celebration V. There
were some really cool things to come out of the session and to look forward to
The Season Premiere features Clones training on Kamino. Shaak Ti will be
training them. Filoni utilized unused concept art from Attack of the Clones.
Production of Season 3 is more than two-thirds complete. Season 4 is in
production with discussions for Season 5. Clone Wars will be on air as long as
there is viewership.
Lucas comes up with story ideas for each episode. Filoni and the writers
fill in the rest. When it comes to the (EU) Licensed Universe - Filioni said:
"Everything comes from George and, as much as I'm a fan of the EU, I think he'd
want to just show you something new."
Filoni said Clone Wars Mandalore is like post WW II Germany and that Pre
Vizsla (Jon Favreau) maybe the Mandalorian Hitler of the Star Wars Universe.
When asked if Boba gets his armor - Filoni answered: "Well, he gets it at
some point, doesn't he?"
The videogame Republic Commando's Delta Squad will make an appearance:
"Boss, Fixer, Sev, and Scorch"
Ahmed Best will be back as the voice of Jar Jar Binks.
I am looking forward to seeing Republic Commando's Delta Squad and where this
season will go. Each year gets better and better! Who is Delta Squad you ask?
See the image below.
The following information was
presented at the Dark Horse Comic panel at Celebration V:
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 is getting a comic along with the game.
Boba Fett will appear in both. It looks like Boba versus Vader may happen in
this comic, with an image of Vader injured on screen.
Coming out in 2011: Crimson Empire 3 scheduled for March-6 issues.
There will be another Dark Times series next year, being worked on right
Ewoks, Droids, ALL of the UK material, the 3D comics, eventually DHC will
reprint EVERY Star Wars comic before they had the license.
Digital content- "We're working with Lucasfilm to ramp up digital
offerings." "More announcements forthcoming for our digital comics overall and
Star Wars in particular."
Well, Celebration V is now officially underway and
the LA Times has an
interesting article about Gary Kurtz who will be making a special appearance at
There was a bittersweet tinge to Kurtz’s voice, and it’s no surprise. This
year is the 30th anniversary of “The Empire Strikes Back,” the
“Star Wars” sequel that many fans consider the pinnacle moment in a franchise
that has pulled in $16 billion in box office and merchandising. But 1980 was
also the year that Kurtz and Lucas realized the Jedi universe wasn’t big enough
for the both of them.
“I could see where things were headed,” Kurtz
said. “The toy business began to drive the [Lucasfilm] empire.
It’s a shame. They make three times as much on toys as they do on films. It’s
natural to make decisions that protect the toy business, but that’s not the best
thing for making quality films.”
He added: “The first film and ‘Empire’ were about story and character, but
I could see that George’s priorities were changing.”
Be sure to read it all. This is a great article and a must
The Official Star Wars Site has provided a look at more Dark Horse
Comics for Star Wars fans in November and beyond.
Star Wars: The Old Republic #5 -- Blood of the Empire, part 2 (of
3)Written by Alexander Freed, pencils by Dave Ross, inks by Mark
McKenna, colors by Michael Atiyeh and cover by Benjamin Carré On sale
November 3. 40 pages.
The hunt for the emperor's apprentice continues in this tale of Sith vs.
Proving his worth to the Dark Council by capturing Exal Kressh may be the end
of young Sith Teneb Kel; and a brief encounter with his skilled prey brings some
questions to the surface...Why would a loyal apprentice betray her emperor and
the entire Sith Empire?
Based on the highly anticipated MMOG from LucasArts and BioWare!
Written by senior game writer Alexander Freed!
The newest Star Wars era begins here!
Meet a new kind of
Jedi for a new era of Star Wars!
Star Wars: Knight Errant -- Aflame #2 (of 5)Written by John
Jackson Miller, art by Federico Dallocchio, colors by Michael Atiyeh, and cover
by Joe Quinones. On sale November 10. 40 pages. Miniseries
Jedi Knight Kerra Holt thought she was prepared for anything that could
happen on the volunteer mission that took her deep into Sith space. But now,
trapped behind enemy lines, Kerra looks toward a life without the support of the
Republic . . . and if her headstrong ways continue to lead her actions, she may
end up without any support at all!
The second issue in a brand-new series, with a brand-new hero, in an
uncharted era of Star Wars!
John Jackson Miller is also writing a Knight Errant novel for Del Rey
starring Kerra Holt in an original adventure! See her here first!
Star Wars: Dark Times Volume 4 -- Blue HarvestWritten by Mick Harrison, pencils and cover by Douglas Wheatley, colors by
Dave McCaig, Chris Chuckry, and Dan Jackson On sale November 10. 136 pages.
Three months after the events in Revenge of the Sith . . .
In a time when all Jedi are fugitives, surviving Jedi Dass Jennir is trying
to live as an outlaw without actually becoming one. Accepting a job from a
mysterious beauty, Jennir sets out to rid her town of a gang of slave runners.
But when he finds that his employer hasn't been completely honest with him, he
begins to doubt the course she's set him on. Outlaw or not, there's one thing he
knows for certain: he has vowed to save this town -- and a Jedi never gives up!
Meanwhile, Darth Vader makes a discovery that has him questioning his own
future and the plans of Emperor Palpatine. There are many questions and few
answers in these dark times!
Explore the uncharted Star Wars era between Revenge of the
Sith and A New Hope!
Collects Star Wars: Dark Times #13 -- 17, and the prologue from
Dark Times #0.
Star Wars: Blood Ties -- Jango and Boba
Fett #4 (of 4)Written by Tom Taylor, art and cover by Chris
Scalf On sale November 24. 40 pages.
Boba Fett is on a mission to uphold his father's honor. But when a bounty is
paid, and the crime lord who issued it still refuses to call off his vendetta,
Boba Fett's own sense of honor is offended. Forget about bounties; now there's
hell to pay!
Boba Fett takes on a crime lord. Check. And the crime lord's army
of minions. Check. And a giant, rampaging rancor. Check and
The galaxy united against the Sith Empire!
Star Wars: Legacy Volume 10 -- ExtremesWritten by John
Ostrander, pencils and cover by Jan Duursema, inks by Dan Parsons, colors by
Brad Anderson, and cover by Sean Cooke. On sale January 5. 104 pages.
One hundred thirty-three years after Luke Skywalker made his final stand
against the Emperor and Darth Vader, the Galactic Alliance, Emperor-in-exile
Roan Fel's forces, and the reunited Jedi Order are finally ready to take on the
Sith Empire. Everyone is out of hiding, and the battle lines have been drawn!
Cade Skywalker is back in action, as well -- leading a personal vendetta
against the Sith, and brought to the brink of having to accept his family legacy
or deny it once and for all!
Today's new video clip is the "Top
100 Star Wars Characters" presented by IGN. Menacing Sith Lords. Galactic heroes
practicing ancient religions. Bounty hunters. Scum. Scoundrels, rebels,
smugglers and sages. Scruffy-looking nerfherders. Commanders and generals.
Fathers, daughters, sons. These are the people and creatures who define the Star
Wars universe; characters rich in story, outlandish in appearance, steeped in
mystery, forged as legends. From simple farm boys to elderly teachers to
ruthless megalomaniacs, Star Wars is full of unforgettable faces.
To celebrate the amazing legacy of heroes and villains from Star Wars' long,
storied history, we decided to rank our favorites from the amazing universe of
choices. Whether from movies, television shows, videogames, comics, books --
even rides -- we considered every Wookiee, Bothan, Rodian and droid... and
present to you the 100 that left the biggest mark on the biggest franchise ever
Today I have updated the Ships Section with the
Star Destroyer. This page includes a Flash video of the ship to give you
something a little more interesting. You can get a listing of ships using their
picture by type at the Capital Ships Section.
Or, if you would like to see an alphabetical listing of all of our ships,
vehicles, bases, and space stations, you can check out the Index. If you have a ship you would like
to see me add, then e-mail me the request and I will do my best to add it for
Cartoon Network announced today it
will premiere 22 all-new episodes for season three of the critically acclaimed
CG-animated series from creator George Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation. The
special, one-hour season three premiere event of Star Wars: The Clone
Wars airs Friday, September 17, at 9 p.m. (et/pt).
In this transformative new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars,
surprises wait at every turn, the fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance and
the destiny of the "Chosen One" will at long last be uncovered. Thrilling,
unpredictable and often humorous, the exciting new adventures of the Star
Wars Saga will captivate fans of all ages.
Some of you may be fortunate to be
able to get to Florida for Celebration V. If you are able to go, Rebelscum has some
great PDFs available to help you through. They have a guide to the Artists (and
their Prints), the Show Exclusives, the Vendors, plus two Schedules-one by Day
and Time, the other by Day and Location! Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of
the page to find the PDFs.