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« Reply #90 on: December 27, 2018, 01:42:59 PM »

I'd imagine KISS would be about the only thing that could rival Star Wars in terms of the variety of merchandising, although I am not sure if there are any Star Wars condoms out there (although I suspect there are Star Wars coffins so they both have that).
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« Reply #91 on: January 07, 2019, 06:08:18 PM »

New books (relatively speaking)

Mark Sumerak
Star Wars : Droidography
featuring a dozen different types and 78 different individual droids.


Justina Ireland
Star Wars : Lando's Luck
1st in the Star Wars : Flight of the Falcon series

and for the 1st look at Planet Baatu
Lou Anders
Star Wars : Pirates Price
2nd in the Star Wars : Flight of the Falcon series
to be released January 8, 2019

The theme parks Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios
The land  Galaxy's Edge
The planet Planet Baatu
The town Black Rock Spire

And pirate Hondo Ohnaka available for meet 'n' greets, when they open. Disneyland the summer of 2019 and Disney's Hollywood Studios the end of 2019.
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« Reply #92 on: January 14, 2019, 03:58:16 PM »

Star Wars

New book
Darth Vader in the Galaxy of Adventures series

New youtube.com series
Star Wars by the Numbers

Old TV series
Star Wars : Resistance gets a 2nd season.
While, right now, it plays on TV, with the streaming service Disney+, starting up in the 2nd half of this year, it may move to that.

More as it becomes available.
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« Reply #93 on: January 26, 2019, 03:17:26 PM »

A new book and new comic books out in April, 2019.

New book
Alexander Freed's
"Alphabet Squadron"

New comic books
Marvel celebrates the original trilogy icons with "Star Wars : Age of Rebellion," featuring single issues of . . .
Darth Vader -- Grand Moff Tarkin -- Princess Leia -- and a special containing 3 stories.

Marvel + Lucas combine for a continuing series . . .
"Star Wars : the Fighter Series"

And Marvel + Lucas + Disney combine for a 5 issue series . . .
"Star Wars : Galaxy's Edge," featuring . . .
the Ithorian Dok-Onder, who will be available for meet 'n' greets when Galaxy's Edge opens later this year at both Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios.

More as it becomes available.
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« Reply #94 on: February 07, 2019, 04:58:15 PM »

One out already. More upcoming.

Out already.
Star Wars : v.9 Hope dies.
collecting issues #50-55 + annual 5.

More upcoming.
Release dates August, 2019 to November, 2019.

Star Wars' Galaxy's Edge Cookbook
Think nerf burgers washed down by blue milk (Maybe?)

Deliah S. Dawson
Black Spire

George Mane
Star Wars : Myths and Fables

Z. Cordova
A Crash of Fate

More as it becomes available.
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« Reply #95 on: February 14, 2019, 06:25:12 PM »

Hasbro is coming out with a series of Star Wars Galaxy of Adventure Action Figures. Apparently, in time for the Star Wars Convention in April, 2019, in Chicago (illinois.) So far we have . . .

Boba Fett -- Darth Maul -- General Grievous -- Kylo Ren -- Obi-Wan Kenobi -- and Rey.

Each comes with a minicomic and a code that can unlock more stories on-line.

What I find interesting is that the majority of the figures are not your heroes, but your villains and/or anti-heroes.
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« Reply #96 on: March 02, 2019, 03:25:07 PM »

If you ever wanted to participate in an Olympic sport, then here's your chance.

Now that Lightsabre or saber fencing has become a recognized and official sport in France, the International Fencing Federation or FIE is watching it very closely. For if it becomes popular in France, the FIE hopes to promote it worldwide, and then, if it takes off worldwide, the FIE hopes to make it an official event at the Summer Olympics.

Need lessons: a number of American fencing academies have started to add both beginning lessons and advanced lessons to their curriculum.

Need a lightsaber or sabre: beginning this summer, when Galaxy Edge opens at Disneyland and later in the year at Walt Disney World, there will be a store called Savi's Workshop, where one can build one's own. Of course, till then there are other places one can pick one up.
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« Reply #97 on: March 07, 2019, 06:05:53 PM »

A couple of new Star Wars books. One out now, and one later this year.

Out now (March 5, 2019)
C. K. Johnson's Star Wars : Queen's Shadow
the story of Padme Amidala and her handmaidens

Out later (September 24, 2019)
Christian Blauvelt's How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks :
a New Guide to Surviving the Star Wars Galaxy

I always enjoy those survival books, especially those that approach the subject with a bit of humor. For while, I have never met a space alien, according to one book I know exactly what to do.
1st. Do not look threatening -- 2nd. Make no loud noises -- 3rd. Make no sudden movements.
If I follow those 3 steps, I should survive my 1st encoutner with a space alien.

More as they become available.
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« Reply #98 on: March 20, 2019, 02:25:15 PM »

graphic novel
Star Wars : Thrawn
available as of September, 2018

Thus, the book by Timothy Zahn, who also wrote Star Wars : Thrawn . . .
Star Wars : Thrawn : Alliances . . .
is a sequel to that one.
11th in his Star Wars series.

And, officially, we now have . . .
02 TV shows
10 films
17 books

Unofficially . . .?

More as it becomes available.

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« Reply #99 on: March 26, 2019, 01:03:23 PM »

At one issue a month, 15 years and 8 months ago our forefathers and foremothers brought forth Star Wars : the Magazine. Now in its 188th issue.

The films inspired the books. The books inspired the theme parks. And the theme parks inspired both the films and the books.
Deliah S. Dawson's
Star Wars : Galaxy's Edge : Black Spire
Release date: August 27, 2019

More as it becomes available.
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« Reply #100 on: April 09, 2019, 02:12:35 PM »

Claudia Gray's Star Wars : Master and Apprentice
An explanation of the relationship between Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan.
And the 1st canon novel to take place prior to Star Wars : Episode I : the Phantom Menace.
Release date April 16, 2019.
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