MATT-AT: More Marvel Star Wars Covers, More Artists

Marvel is planning several launch parties ahead of the Jan. 14 release of the first issue of “Star Wars” No. 1, including not just parties at comic shops, but also more variant covers, buttons and even cake toppers.

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Artists featured include Sara Pichelli, John Tyler Christopher and Bob McLeod, who worked on Marvel’s 1977-1986 “Star Wars” series.

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The Official Trailer for George Lucas’ ‘Strange Magic’ Has Arrived!

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Recently Lucasfilm announced a new movie by George Lucas called Strange Magic. Today, they’ve released the first official trailer for the animated fantasy film, due out this January.

Get your first look at Strange Magic in the embedded tweet below:
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Entertainment Earth Donates $100k to Toys for Tots!

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If you’re a collector, odds are you’ve picked up an item or two (or more) from Entertainment Earth.  That’s why it’s so nice to share the following press release, just as the gift-giving season is about to kick into full gear.  After all, making kids happy is something we can all appreciate!

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Rebels Reconnaissance: “Out of Darkness” Review

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*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the STAR WARS REBELS episode “Out of Darkness.”

Even though “Spark of Rebellion” premiered just a little over a month ago, it seems like we’ve been waiting for much longer to see an episode of Star Wars Rebels focused on its female protagonists, Hera Syndulla and Sabine Wren. Throughout the show’s run to this point, viewers have been treated to stories that featured solid character development for Kanan, Zeb, and especially Ezra. But up until now, the women of Rebels have–more often than not–been relegated to the background of episodes that focused on the other crew members. “Out of the Darkness” obliterates that trend with an explosive episode that thrusts Hera and Sabine into the forefront.

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 26: The Jedi Order (61)

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In today’s show, we discuss our immediate reactions to The Force Awakens, and James Schron of Bombad Radio  joins us to talk about our topic for Show # 26, the Jedi Order. We also discuss  Dave Filoni’s comments on Luminara and the Jedi, happenings at Disney World, Darth Vader’s appearance on Rebels, and video game, book and comic news, and we catch up on your great emails.  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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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 25: Catherine Taber Discusses Padme (55)

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In today’s show we share a cup of coffee with Catherine Taber, known to Star Wars fans as the voice of Padme Amidala in Star Wars: the Clone Wars.  Cat’s insights into Padme are essential to learning more about the tragic and beloved character.  We also have a Salt Lake City Comic-Con report from CWK Blogger Ryder Waldron, as well as updates on Rebels, and a contest from Feature Blogger Melinda Wolf.  Stay tuned in our news segment for an exciting new series appearing on Coffee With Kenobi featuring discussions on the Legends line of Star Wars Literature, as well as the next offering of  “Your Espresso Shot with The Bearded Trio” with Rob Wainfur.  This is Podcast you’re looking for!

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 24: Darth Maul (50)

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In today’s show, Jordan Maison of Cinelinx joins us to talk about our topic for Show # 24, Darth Maul.  We also discuss the Rebels release date and clips, “Your Espresso Shot with The Bearded Trio” featuring Rob Wainfur, and much more.  This is the Podcast you’re looking for!

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 23: Rebels The Visual Guide Author Adam Bray (47)

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In today’s show we share a cup of coffee with Adam Bray, author of Star Wars Rebels, The Visual Guide.  Adam will be discussing his work on the book, as well as his collaboration with the creative forces behind the upcoming series.  We also discuss Dave Filloni news and Celebration Anaheim updates (including a Podcasting stage!), Theme Park discussion, the Rebels preview,and Rob interviews Cory Dee Williams on your next offering of  “Your Espresso Shot with The Bearded Trio”.  We will also update you with Coffee With Kenobi t shirt news; This is the Podcast You’re Looking For!

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 22: Ian Doescher & The Jedi Doth Return (45)

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Note: This show was taped before SDCC 2014

In today’s show we talk with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars author, Ian Doescher as we discuss the final book in his amazing trilogy, The Jedi Doth Return.  We also discuss the latest Rebels trailer, J.J. Abrams latest video for Force for Change, meet the voice of the Inquisitor and Agent Kallus, and discuss new Star Wars Vans, as well as SDCC exclusives.  Consetta Parker joins us for a quick cup to talk about the second annual Rancho Obi-Wan gala as well.  This is the Podcast You’re Looking For!

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Coffee With Kenobi Show # 21: The Disney/Star Wars Theme Park Connection

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In today’s show we share a cup of coffee with Ricky Brigante of Inside the Magic.  Ricky will be joining us to talk about the Disney/Star Wars theme park connection, and the history behind the joining of these two popular culture juggernauts.  Our Star Wars Weekends contributor Aaron Harris stops by to share his experiences at the annual event, and we have the next offering of  “Your Espresso Shot with The Bearded Trio” with Rob Wainfur.

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