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Hasbro Star Wars Fan Fest Reveals A New Bad Batch Black Series Member and More

With Tech reporting for duty, your collection of Hasbro’s The Black Series 6-inch scale figures celebrating the stars of Star Wars: The Bad Batch is closer to complete. This elite trooper with a knack for slicing was among the exciting reveals announced at today’s Hasbro Star Wars Fan Fest online. Here’s a closer look at the full range of action figures from the Black Series and The Vintage Collection, and a new battle simulation helmet from the Black Series that will take you into the cockpit with Wedge Antilles for the Battle of Yavin.

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Hasbro is continuing its streak of releasing fan-favorite characters in never-before-seen sculpts and updated figures to the coveted 6-inch scale series. In addition to Tech from Star Wars: The Bad

Jabba the Hutt Joins the War of the Bounty Hunters With a Special Comic One-Shot – Exclusive Reveal

We know that laugh.

Tatooine’s fearsome crime lord Jabba the Hutt has entered the hunt for Han Solo, with a brand-new one-shot comic published as part of Marvel’s massive Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters crossover event, and StarWars.com is thrilled to announce the new comic as part of War of the Bounty Hunters Week. The first of four single-issue tie-ins, Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters — Jabba the Hutt #1 will be written by Justina Ireland with pencils by Luca Pizzari and cover art from Mahmud Asrar. Releasing in July of 2021, the hutt-sized spectacular will lead a series exploring the criminal underworld’s most notorious hunters and scoundrels, all told by the best Star Wars writers and illustrators in the galaxy.

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Steve McNiven Takes Us Behind the Panels of Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 – Exclusive

Steve McNiven is finally taking his first steps into a larger world. The comic-book artist, deemed one of the modern greats for his acclaimed work on Marvel’s Civil War, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Return of Wolverine, among many others, will now add Star Wars to his long list of credits: McNiven is pencilling Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1, the kickoff to Marvel’s epic crossover that will tell us what happened to Boba Fett after he secured a frozen-in-carbonite Han Solo. “I would have done it for free,” he tells StarWars.com of his Star Wars debut, which reunites McNiven with his frequent collaborator, writer Charles Soule. With War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 arriving May 5, and StarWars.com celebrating War of the Bounty Hunters Week, we caught

On the Comlink: The Legacy of Lucasfilm Animation

On the Comlink is a feature in which StarWars.com writers hop on a call (virtual or old fashioned) and discuss a specific Star Wars topic. In this installment to celebrate the new trailer for Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Dan Brooks, Kristin Baver, Amy Ratcliffe, and Lucas Seastrom talk about the legacy of Lucasfilm animation, from George Lucas’s first short to The Star Wars Holiday Special segment that introduced Boba Fett, the 2-D Clone Wars microseries and the epic seven season run of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and beyond.

Dan Brooks: We’re here to talk about the legacy of Star Wars animation. I wanted to start at the beginning because I think that when we talk about Star Wars animation and understanding animation’s role in Star Wars and Lucasfilm, it’s important

The Hunt for Han Begins in Marvel’s Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #11 – Exclusive Preview

In the world of bounty hunters, friends can quickly become enemies. And vice-versa.

In StarWars.com’s first look at Marvel’s Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #11, bounty hunter Beilert Valance recruits a rival to help track down Han Solo. Whether they’ll succeed — or at least not kill each other — remains to be seen. Meanwhile, Bossk awakens on the forest planet Malastare to find himself the hunted…   

Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #11, from writer Ethan Sacks and artist Paolo Villanelli, with a cover by Mattia de Iulis, arrives April 14 and is available for pre-order now on Comixology and at your local comic shop.

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These Star Wars Stamps Will Make a Fine Addition to Your Collection

The new Star Wars droids stamps are almost here! Announced earlier this year and going on sale this Star Wars Day, May the 4th, the set of 10 stamps from the United States Postal Service commemorates some of the most popular droids from all of Star Wars, from the iconic duo of C-3PO and R2-D2, to newer heroes like D-O, Chopper, and L3-37. While the United Kingdom’s Royal Mail has issued a set of Star Wars stamps every other year since 2015, it has been a long time since the USPS has brought the Force to the upper right corner of our envelopes — the only previous American Star Wars stamps were issued for the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope in 2007. But this year’s release of the droids set

Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Variant Covers Revealed – Exclusive

Get ready for a bounty of stunning Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters art!

It’s War of the Bounty Hunters Week on StarWars.com, and every day we’ll be revealing artist Giuseppe Camuncoli’s variant covers for Marvel’s upcoming crossover epic. Kicking things off is the cover for Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #12, featuring a portrait of the notorious rogue archaeologist. Check it out below!

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #12 (available July 21)

And that’s not all the War of the Bounty Hunters goodness coming this week. On Friday, we’ll take you inside Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 artist Steve McNiven’s sketchbook, and offer a first look at over 40 variant covers for the issue, and more.

War of the Bounty Hunters, starting this May, will tell the tale

It’s Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Week on StarWars.com!

Marvel’s epic Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters is coming soon, and we’re celebrating.

Telling the tale of Boba Fett’s struggle to deliver Han Solo to Jabba the Hutt, War of the Bounty Hunters begins this May and will cross over into the House of Ideas’ entire post-Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back line. It promises to be the biggest Marvel Star Wars event yet, and StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that we’ll be offering first looks at never-before-seen art and more, all week long. Here’s the plan:

Every day this week, StarWars.com will reveal one of fan-favorite artist Giuseppe Camuncoli’s stunning variant covers for comics from the War of the Bounty Hunters event. On Thursday afternoon, This Week! In Star Wars will reveal one variant featuring a certain bounty hunter.