“Star Wars: Agent of the Empire – Hard Targets #1” – Classic Characters Make an Appearance in Dark Horse Comic

Star Wars: Agent of the Empire

Jahan Cross returns to his homeworld of Alderaan for a celebration hosted by Bail Organa in honor of the current Count Dooku. But the situation turns deadly when an assassin kills the Count, and Cross finds himself working both sides of the intrigue!Thus begins a new assignment for Cross—one that will tear at his loyalties, strain his friendships, and bring him into close contact with his own estranged father. All in a day's work for Jahan Cross, Agent of the Empire!• Guest-starring … [Read more...]

‘Angry Birds Star Wars’ Launching Next Month


"May the flock be with you......"  The wildly popular Angry Birds game franchise is coming to a galaxy far far away.  The next version of Angry Birds which will be released on November 8th will feature the characters, stories and settings of the "Star Wars" films.The game will feature the Angry Birds characters  transforming into Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca and other "Star Wars" characters. “Both 'Star Wars' and Angry Birds share the instant and irresistible appeal of hands-on fun," said … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Brings Out Support from Star Wars Fans


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a fundraising walk that takes place every year to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Again this year on October 14th the walk will be notched up by the Midwest Garrison, which is the Illinois Chapter of The 501st Legion. The 501st Legion is a Star Wars Imperial costuming club which creates and wears costumes of the "villains" of the Star Wars Universe.Every Autumn, members of the group make a truce for a good cause and within the Galactic … [Read more...]

Stream the First Episode of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Season 5 Free

Darth Maul and brother Savage Opress team up to take on the Jedi

You've waited for months and now the new season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is finally here! The episode audiences were able to catch during Star Wars Celebration VI is now streaming FREE on StarWars.com.As the Sith brothers Maul and Savage forcibly recruit pirates to their cause, they are pursued by Obi-Wan Kenobi.See the season premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars here.Catch NEW episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on its NEW TIME SLOT - Saturdays at 9:30 am/e on Cartoon … [Read more...]

Star Wars Reads Day is October 6th – Download a FREE Activity Kit

Star Wars Reads Day

On October 6th, 2012, fans will come together to celebrate reading and Star Wars. Join in the fun by finding an event near you in the map provided below. All events will have giveaways and a raffle. Select events will have authors and/or costumed characters on hand from the 501st Legion, the Rebel Legion, the Mandalorian Mercs and the R2 Builders Club.Follow Star Wars Reads Day on Facebook!Update: Activity Kits Added!Color Star Wars Reads Day Activity KitB&W Star Wars Reads … [Read more...]

Secret to enjoy a rainy day in Disney with your Toddler

Soaked after a day in the rain!

I am often asked "What happens if it rains?"  "What is there to do in Disney?"  The great thing about Disney is that there are many options for rainy days.  Your family could shop till you drop at Downtown Disney, visit Disney Quest, open up your umbrella and only visit the shows and rides that are indoors such as Mickey's Philharmagicin the Magic Kingdom, take a break and a much-needed nap in your hotel room, or even visit a few of the Disney resorts (they are especially beautiful during the … [Read more...]

Star Wars Celebration Returns to Europe July 2013

Star Wars Celebration Europe 2

Fresh from the heels of another spectacular Star Wars Celebration,  the largest Star Wars convention will once again head to Europe next July! Join the Party July 26-28, 2013 in Messe Essen, Germany. Be sure to check out StarWarsCelebration.eu for more information and to purchase tickets later this year!Star Wars Celebration is the ultimate fan experience — focused on a galaxy far, far away...The biggest party this side of the galaxy, Star Wars Celebration brings fans of all ages … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Announces Back-to-back 3D Releases for Star Wars Episodes II and III Fall 2013

Star Wars Prequel 3D Teaser

On the final day of Star Wars Celebration VI Lucasfilm let the cat out the bag regarding the future 3D releases of the Star Wars prequel films.Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox have announced the official release dates for the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Attendees at the closing ceremony for Star Wars Celebration VI, the franchise's massive fan event, learned that the epic movies that chronicle the … [Read more...]

Star Wars Detours Animated Comedy Series Takes Us Funny Side of the Force

Star Wars Detours

One of the highlights of Star Wars Celebration VI was The Super-Secret Star Wars Panel with Todd, Seth, and Matt where we saw the debut of footage from Star Wars: Detours. Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matt Senreich, along with director Todd Grimes were there to tell fans in attendance all about their "Lucas-blessed" take on the characters and untold stories from a galaxy far, far away. … [Read more...]

Specialty Designed ‘Star Wars’ Helmets for a Good Cause


Exhibiting at Star Wars: Celebration VI in Orange County next weekend is a new display of 40 redesigned helmets. These Star Wars props are part of a charity fundraiser, the As You Wish Project. After the exhibition next weekend, at the Star Wars event, they will be auctioned off on Ebay with all proceeds going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.More than 40 artists volunteered their time to help design and build these collectibles, including embedding 12,000 Swarovski cystals into one Boba Fett's … [Read more...]