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The Clone Wars Rewatch: Step Into “The Unknown”

To celebrate the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Disney+, we’re undertaking a full chronological rewatch of the five original seasons, The Lost Missions, and the theatrical release. We’d be honored if you would join us for the weekly #CloneWarsRewatch — you can watch this week’s episode on Disney+ now — and share your thoughts on the award-winning series.

109: “The Unknown” (Season Six, Episode 1)

“The truth about yourself is always the hardest to accept.”

Synopsis:

Clone trooper Tup succumbs to a mysterious mental illness that results in the shocking death of a Jedi Master.

Analysis:

In the first of what was known as The Lost Missions, we get a glimpse at the brutality to come when Darth Sidious executes Order 66. While the war-ending move is appalling in its own

Star Wars Celebration 2020 Exclusives Revealed

Looking for Star Wars Celebration exclusives? Found some, you have!

StarWars.com is thrilled to reveal a galaxy of T-shirts, pins, plushes, and collectibles coming soon to the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Merchandise Store.

As a special thank you, all fans who purchased a ticket for the original 2020 event dates will receive 3 days of early access to the Star Wars Celebration Exclusive Merchandise Store; even fans who requested ticket refunds can enjoy this exclusive benefit. The early access period will officially begin on Friday, August 28, at 12 p.m. ET on StarWarsCelebration.com. Original event date ticket holders will receive an email from Star Wars Celebration with details on how to activate their Star Wars Celebration Store account; they must activate this account and be logged in to the store to

5 Star Wars Back-to-School Items We Love

It’s time for a new school year, which can mean only one thing: new Star Wars back-to-school gear and supplies! Whether your child is learning at home or at school, we’ve gathered five of our favorite items that any student of Star Wars will love.

1. The Child Backpack by Fast Forward

Fun and functional, Fast Forward’s five-piece backpack celebrating the Child has almost as many surprises as the Mandalorian’s armor. Its list of features includes: one main compartment and a front accessory pocket with zipper closures, a deluxe organizer, Cinch sack, zip case, lunch bag, and dangle, plus adjustable shoulder straps, a top locker loop handle, and air mesh pockets. This is the Way…to the galaxy’s cutest and coolest backpack.

2. TIE Fighter Desk by Rooms

Ahsoka and The Armorer Lead RockLove’s New Women of Star Wars Release – Exclusive Reveal

As soon as the Armorer appeared onscreen in The Mandalorian — silent, stoic, and strong — RockLove CEO and Designer Allison Cimino related to the mysterious leader whose craftsmanship at the forge helped keep the culture of the Mandalorians alive.

A little like the Armorer herself, Cimino designs unique, highly-detailed, and often articulated pieces of jewelry that celebrate fandom culture, including the Star Wars galaxy. And for the brand’s latest addition to the Star Wars | RockLove line — which launches four new pieces this Thursday — the leader who forged the Mandalorian’s stunning beskar armor is represented shoulder-to-shoulder with pieces inspired by other empowering characters, Leia Organa and Ahsoka Tano, and hidden quotes integral to each one. “The Star Wars galaxy is full of powerful women: honorable Jedi, fearsome warriors,

Hasbro Pulse Fan First Friday: New Star Wars Toys Revealed

Soon you can walk the halls of the Tantive IV to defend the Rebel Alliance or enforce the rules of the Galactic Empire, enjoy unlimited power with Emperor Palpatine’s lightsaber in your grasp, and build out your own clone army with a selection of new toys hitting store shelves this fall from Hasbro.

During the Hasbro Pulse Fan First Friday livestream this morning, we got our first look at new action figures, playsets, and other toys from the brand’s most popular Star Wars lines, including The Black Series and The Vintage Collection.

Here’s the full rundown of everything that’s been revealed so far with pre-order links that will go live at 1 p.m. PST and 4 p.m. EST today.

 

The Vintage Collection

We’re getting new figures and playsets from

Funko Honors Star Wars Concept Artist Ralph McQuarrie with New Pop! Bobbleheads

When Funko’s senior product designer Reis O’Brien was younger, he came upon some Star Wars tomes that would have a profound effect on him. They weren’t the sacred Jedi texts, but for a fan and a future artist, they were close.

“I had books, when I was a kid. The Art of Star Wars and The Art of The Empire Strikes Back,” O’Brien tells StarWars.com. “They had a lot of [Ralph] McQuarrie sketches in them. Those early sketches always blew my mind.”

Ralph McQuarrie is, of course, the legendary Star Wars concept artist that gave form to George Lucas’ ideas when making the original trilogy. To put it simply, Star Wars does not exist as we know it without his work. On top of that, his images were