Celebration Anaheim Highlights Day One (97)

Celebration Anaheim logoHere are some interviews with Adam Bray, Mike Pilot, Bryan Young, Marcus Dohring, and many more! We got to speak with some amazing fans, as well as see some incredible things, and oh yeah, how about that trailer? We end the show with the Dave Filoni & Pablo Hidalgo panel on The Untold Clone Wars. Straight from the convention floor, this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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LIVE: Celebration Anaheim Podcasting Stage! (96)

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The Celebration Anaheim Podcasting stage is here! Joining us on the live show is John “Dak” Morton, as we discuss our topic for the Podcasting stage, the Jedi and Redemption, and the premiere of The Force Awakens second teaser trailer. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Star Wars Comics: What Do We Have Here? Lando Calrissian Mini-Series Starts in July

I’d been wondering when Marvel Comics was going to decide to give Lando Calrissian is own comics series. Just ahead of the start of Star Wars Celebration, the House of Ideas made it happen.

Lando2In an announcement made on Marvel’s sister site, StarWars.com, the publisher revealed Thursday, April 16, that legal eagle and comics scribe Charles Soule is writing a five-issue mini-series that focuses on the Saga’s second-most famous scoundrel, with art by critical and audience fave Alex Maleev.

The series begins in July, and is the fifth such title for Marvel since January, joining the wildly popular “Star Wars,” “Darth Vader,” “Princess Leia” and “Kanan: The Last Padawan.”

It’s not going to be the last, either, given the earlier announcement that Greg Rucka will write “Shattered Empire,” a series that picks up just after the events of “Return of the Jedi” and what leads up to the December release of “The Force Awakens” film.
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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 35: Celebration Anaheim Pre-Show! (95)

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In today’s show, Amy Ratcliffe joins us as we discuss our topic for Show # 35, Celebration Anaheim. We discuss the nuance of the Anaheim Convention center, Celebration tips and memories, and much more. We also discuss our Celebration podcasting stage announcements, Celebration merchandise, and have your next Espresso shot with the Bearded Trio, featuring Rob Wainfur, as well as talk with Topps Digital Art Director Neil Kleid, and Director of Hero Ministries, Greg Fields. Enjoy the show on your way to Celebration Anaheim; this is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 34: Fostering Community in Star Wars (90)

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In today’s show, Skywalking Through Neverland joins us to discuss our topic for Show # 34, fostering community in Star Wars, as we look at how to keep growing our Star Wars family.  We will also discuss the news of the Standalone film title, the release date of Episode VIII, discuss the new Topps trading card app, and we also have the next offering of  “Your Espresso Shot with The Bearded Trio” featuring Rob Wainfur. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Marvel’s Flagship Star Wars Comic Gets New Artist Starting With Issue No. 8

With artist John Cassaday leaving Marvel’s flagship “Star Wars” series after issue #6 in June, the publisher says it’s got another critical and customer favorite illustrator locked-in to replace him: Stuart Immonen.

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In a statement released March 17, Marvel and Lucasfilm said that Immonen, whose previous work includes runs on “All-New X-Men” and “All-New Captain America,” will join series writer Jason Aaron starting with issue #8 in July.

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Star Wars Comics: In June, Marvel Boasts Stormtroopers, Space Battles and Snipers

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June’s editions of Marvel Comics’ Star Wars titles sees Princess Leia’s mini-series conclude, Darth Vader return to his boyhood home, Luke Skywalker in the cross-hairs and a young Caleb Dume (aka Kanan Jarrus) piloting his fighter in what, at first … Continue reading

Coffee With Kenobi Show # 33: Bonnie Burton and the Power of Social Media in Fandom (87)

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Note: This show was recorded before the announcement of Rogue One. We apologize for including the wrong Espresso Shot; this was completely our error.

In today’s show, Bonnie Burton joins us to discuss the power of social media in Star Wars fandom. We also have major Celebration celebrity appearance info, and news regarding Star Wars Insider, as well as a special report from Coffee With Kenobi Special Correspondent Laird Malamed, as he shares his experiences running the Disneyland Star Wars half marathon. We also discuss the upcoming Star Wars Disney Cruise, the Rancho Obi-Wan book available at Celebration,and have the latest Espresso Shot with the Bearded Trio, featuring Rob Wainfur. This is the podcast you’re looking for!

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Star Wars Comics Take Stage as Greg Weisman to Discuss Marvel’s “Kanan: The Last Padawan” at Long Beach Comic Expo

Writer Greg Weisman will discuss Marvel’s fourth Star Wars comic “Kanan — The Last Padawan,” in a 90-minute panel Sunday at the Long Beach Comic Expo.

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Hosted by The Hollywood Reporter’s Aaron Couch, the two will talk about the upcoming first issue of the series — due out in April — and how the comic book developed out of “Rebels” and “The Clone Wars.” More importantly, they’ll examine where the series, in canon and illustrated by Pepe Larraz, will take Kanan Jarrus aka Caleb Dume after the fall of the Jedi and ahead of the events in “A New Hope.”

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CWK Co-host Cory Clubb Appears on the Latest Bantha Banter!

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On the latest episode of Bantha Banter: A Star Wars Chat Show, our very own Cory Clubb sits down with Jeff to discuss how Cory discovered the Galaxy Far, Far Away, what he thinks of the writing, and what order the films should be shown in to the unenlightened. Also, the Secret Origins of Coffee With Kenobi! Listen here!