st Mos Eisley News Brief: TFA hits September 4th!

Today at 08:59:57 AM by Darth Spice
The highly anticipated release of the Force Awakens will be upon us this September 4th!  Click below for the complete release and a look at the all-new packaging featuring Kylo Ren. Is it just me or is it about time we saw something other than Black Series junk? United We Find.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Director out for 2nd Stand alone film!

Yesterday at 10:08:49 AM by Darth Spice
There have been multiple sources that have confirmed director Josh Trank is out as director for the second Star Wars stand alone film.  This does not come to a shock to many within the industry.  As a fan, if you've seen the trailer for his upcoming Fantastic 4 release, this just might be a good thing! Click below to visit the Hollywood Reporter for the details.

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st This just in from Brians Toys:

May 01, 2015, 07:32:44 PM by Darth Spice
This week at Brian's Toys, check out the pre-order for a Darth Vader car decal from FanWraps. Part of their new "Passenger Series" this decal sold out fast at the Celebration 7 convention in Anaheim.  Also new this week, tons of Vintage AFA collectibles have been added to their eBay Store.  To see the great selection, click below to visit this week's newsletter at our website.

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st Dewback Patrol: C2E2 Weekend Gallery!

May 01, 2015, 10:31:47 AM by Darth Spice
We have uploaded another batch of photos from C2E2 last weekend that really captures the madness that this event has grown into over the years. It is also with great pleasure I introduce a new member of our team as Lance Neilson has brought 2nd Shift Photography to the ranks of Sandtroopers.com.  We look forward to seeing what his talents can bring to our website, click below for his first attack!

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Rebels & May the 4th Celebration!

May 01, 2015, 10:08:37 AM by Darth Spice
The highly anticipated "Star Wars Rebels" season two is set to premiere on SATURDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The season will kick-off with a special one-hour movie event "Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal." Following the one-hour movie event, the season will continue to rollout new episodes in the fall.  Recently revealed at Star Wars Celebration, the exciting new season is filled with more thrilling adventures with the Rebels that will include appearances by fan-favorite characters Darth Vader, Ahsoka Tano, Captain Rex, Wolffe and Gregor.

Additionally, Disney XD will be celebrating "May the 4th Be With You," the fan-proclaimed Star Wars holiday, beginning FRIDAY, MAY 1 through MONDAY, MAY 4. The force-filled programming weekend will include the following:

Star Wars Rebels: The Ultimate Guide, a half-hour special recapping the entire first season of Star Wars Rebels will debut Monday, May 4  (8:00 p.m., ET/PT)

Marathons of Star Wars Rebels season one and LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles.

Sneak peek at LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales, an all-new series of event specials that will premiere on Disney XD this summer. 

Star Wars-inspired episodes of Phineas and Ferb, Kickin' It and Lab Rats.
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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Chewbacca meets Spreadshot!

May 01, 2015, 10:03:58 AM by Darth Spice
For many of us who grew up in the 1980's, you will simply love the new mash-up video game that merges Star Wars with the classic Contra!  Click below for a short video and information on how you can play and note this game will only be available for a limited time. United We Find.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: Star Wars Day with Rancho Obi-Wan!

May 01, 2015, 09:51:45 AM by Darth Spice
May the 4th (as in "May the Force be with you!") has become a fan-inspired "holiday" for Star Wars fans worldwide. Excitement is building as the first new Star Wars film in a decade, The Force Awakens, will premiere December 18th.

On Monday, May the 4th, Rancho Obi-Wan will host a fundraising event at the Lagunitas Brewing Company's TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary in Petaluma. All proceeds from the door and sales of beer and soda go to support Rancho Obi-Wan's mission of Inspiration! If you are in the are, click below for full details on the event!

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st Dewback Patrol: C2E2 Friday Photo Gallery!

April 24, 2015, 05:13:14 PM by Darth Spice
It's hard to believe the team at Reed Pop would put on two major shows in back-to-back weeks, but C2E2 is underway once again downtown Chicago. Click below for a look at pretty much everything I saw with a Star Wars logo on it! Thanks again to the staff of C2E2 for allowing us access to this incredible event!

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st Dewback Patrol: Celebration VII Sunday Photo Gallery!

April 24, 2015, 05:08:59 PM by Darth Spice
We have added another batch of photos from Star Wars Celebration VII. Check out the new goodies from LEGO, Sideshow Collectibles and get up close and personal with Dave Filoni and the Star Wars Rebels panel! Thanks again to Dave and Logan Cross for an outstanding job, United We Find.

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st Mos Eisley News Brief: This is Where the Fun Begins!

April 24, 2015, 04:31:25 PM by Darth Spice
If you missed the reveal last week during Celebration, click below to get a look at the new heroes, enemies and what's coming in Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels!

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st Dewback Patrol: Celebration VII Saturday photos

April 24, 2015, 04:07:06 PM by Darth Spice
We have uploaded another batch of photos from Celebration VII last weekend, this time we take a good look at some of the new costumes from the Force Awakens and a few shots of the Star Wars Rebels season 2 premier!

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st SWCA: Cloud City time-lapse from Hasbro's Star Wars Celebration booth

April 23, 2015, 08:52:14 AM by curto
This past weekend at Star Wars Celebration, Frank D'iorio's Diorama Workshop built a massive Cloud City diorama at the Hasbro booth! Constructed over the course of 4 days, the diorama was created through a combination of the Diorama Workshop's team of 12 builders and the help of approximately 1500 fans who customized pieces at Star Wars Celebration. The diorama is 640 square feet and consists of over 400 setpieces, including approximately 800 figures and toys by Hasbro and Kenner.
 
If you weren't on hand to watch as the diorama was built, we captured the entire process in a time-lapse video which you can view and share with your readers:

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st Dewback Patrol: Celebration VII Friday Photo Gallery

April 22, 2015, 10:29:11 AM by Darth Spice
We have added our Friday photo gallery to our Celebration VII coverage, click below for the costumes from floor, the collecting social area and the celebrities Logan and Dave were able to meet. We're processing hundreds of photos from the weekend, stay tuned as we reload and recover from the biggest Star Wars party in the world.

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st Dewback Patrol: Celebration VII Live Stream

April 22, 2015, 10:21:59 AM by Darth Spice
If you want to go back and relive the magic that happend in Anaheim last week, click below for Day 1 of the Live Stream provided by Star Wars.com.  There is more than 30 hours available and thanks again to the crew for an incredible job! United We Find.

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st Update from BBTS: New Kotobukiya Snowtrooper artFX+!

April 21, 2015, 11:03:45 AM by Darth Spice

Kotobukiya: Kotobukiya strikes back with: The Empire Strikes Back with the ARTFX+ Snowtrooper 2-pack! Build your own army of elite Imperial troopers specially trained for harsh, cold environments. The 2-pack includes multiple arm parts, allowing for display in four different poses. Each of these 1/10 scale ARTFX+ troopers stands 7.1" tall. This item is priced at $79.99.

Annovos: We have just listed some ultra-cool and highly detailed Star Wars Helmets and Imperial Officer Uniform Hats by Annovos Productions.  The helmets are lined with a breathable mesh for added comfort and have adjustable suspension rigging to fit a wide variety of head-sizes.   We have Darth Vader and AT-AT Driver for $549.99 each, TIE Fighter Pilot for $349.99, and Imperial Snowtrooper (Clean) for $249.99.   The Imperial Officer Uniform Hats are made of polyester with a lined interior and sewn-in sweat band for added comfort, and the metal cockade insignia "pin" is magnetically attached to avoid puncturing the fabric.  The Imperial Officer Uniform Hats come in small, medium, large, and extra-large and in either Olive/Gray or Black and are priced at $49.99 each.

Hasbro Black Series: Chewbacca is Han Solo's copilot on the Millennium Falcon. The powerful Wookiee is a courageous fighter, skilled mechanic, and loyal friend who joins the fight to save the galaxy.   This highly articulated figure includes his iconic gear and a textured fur sculpt that makes him look like he just walked out of the movie and onto your shelf!

Hasbro Hero Series: Commemorate amazing Star Wars adventures and create your own Star Wars epic with these Hero Series figures!  Kanan Jarrus is ready to fight the empire with his lightsaber, projectile-firing backpack and his battle armor with breather unit.  The Inquisitor intimidates the rebels with his double bladed lightsaber with surprise spinning attack, projectile-firing weapon, combat helmet and shield.  Kanan and Inquisitor are listed for $14.99 each.  We also have a set of Zeb with his armored helmet and Bo-rifle and Darth Maul for $44.99.

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