Mattel Celebrates Star Wars Comics History with Special Darth Vader Hot Wheels Character Car for Comic-Con@Home 2021 – Exclusive Reveal

Bryan Benedict has always had only one dream: to design cars. And it’s all thanks to his love of an iconic toy.

“Growing up, Hot Wheels was everything to me,” he tells “We didn’t have a whole lot of toys. We grew up with not a lot of money. Hot Wheels were a buck then and they’re a buck now, and so it was the one thing I could kind of get my hands on. I collected as many as I could and I still have all of those Hot Wheels I had from way back when.”

He would achieve his dream and then some. Benedict attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and landed a job at Honda straight away. He would work there for five

New Star Wars x Enso Rings Are Made for Adventure

Stylish silicone rings designed with hardworking bounty hunters in mind? It’s not jewelry from a galaxy far, far away. These comfortable bands were made right here on our own planet! Enso Rings’ new Star Wars collection features six silicone rings emblazoned with your favorite characters in eye-catching designs.

Aaron Dalley and Brighton Jones, the co-founders of Enso Rings, have been Star Wars fans for most of their lives. “Star Wars got super real for me in the hype leading up to Star Wars: The Phantom Menace,” Jones tells “The lightsaber duels. The podracing. I was into it. I wanted to fly a Naboo N-1 starfighter so bad! Heck, I still want to fly one.”

For Dalley, it was a family affair. “The [Star Wars] universe is a huge part

Deva Lompop Joins the Hunt for Han Solo in Marvel’s Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters: Jabba the Hutt #1 – Exclusive Preview

As it turns out, Jabba has a deep bounty hunter bench.

In Marvel’s special one-shot, Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters: Jabba the Hutt #1, the titular crime boss has grown impatient waiting for the delivery of Han Solo. He calls upon Deva Lompop — an ancient, legendary bounty hunter — to finish the job…

War of the Bounty Hunters: Jabba the Hutt #1, from writer Justina Ireland and artists Ibraim Roberson and Luca Pizzari, with a cover by Mahmuo Asrar and Matthew Wilson, arrives July 21 and is available for pre-order now on Comixology and at your local comic shop.

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Sly Moore Returns to Face the Emperor in Marvel’s Star Wars: Darth Vader #14 – Exclusive Preview

Darth Vader is not so easy to destroy. Sometimes, that’s learned the hard way.

Sly Moore, the mysterious Umbaran we first encountered in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones and glimpsed at the end of Marvel’s Star Wars: Darth Vader #13, has returned to the Empire. As seen in’s exclusive preview of Darth Vader #14 — continuing the War of the Bounty Hunters crossover — it appears as though she was behind the recent assassination attempts on Vader. Now, she must face her failure…

Darth Vader #14, from writer Greg Pak and artist Raffaele Ienco, with a cover by Aaron Kuder, arrives July 21 and is available for pre-order now on Comixology and at your local comic shop.

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The Mandalorian Receives 24 Emmy Award Nominations

The Mandalorian’s second season was honored with 24 nominations in the 73rd Emmy Awards, it was announced today. The Disney+ Original Series, created by Jon Favreau, is a contender for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon), and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Jon Favreau, “Chapter 9: The Marshal”), among others; “Chapter 13: The Jedi” received eight separate nominations, including Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (Dave Filoni).

“The Mandalorian team is beyond thrilled to be recognized for a second year in a row,” says Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm.”I am so proud of Jon and Dave, as well as the incredible team within Lucasfilm, ILM, and our amazing cast and crew.”

“It is an honor for the show to be nominated.

Special Episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian Explores Luke Skywalker’s Return in Season 2 Finale

In last year’s Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, the appearance of a young Luke Skywalker was one of the biggest reveals and best-kept secrets of the acclaimed show thus far. Reaction to the episode was emotionally-charged for many, deeply resonating with generations of fans who were elated to see the Jedi Master in his post-Star Wars: Return of the Jedi prime. The story of the cutting-edge technology used to bring Luke back is the subject of a special extra episode of Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian, debuting August 25 on Disney+.

“Making of the Season 2 Finale” is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated “chapter” of The Mandalorian, with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including

You’re All Clear to Make an X-Wing Helmet Suncatcher!

Ah, the cheerful summer sunshine is as bright as an exploding Death Star! (Both of them.) Capture a little bit of that energy and joy in a DIY that mimics a stained glass suncatcher. Anyone who spies it hanging in your window will know that a creative Star Wars fan lives inside.

With some patience and a steady hand, you’ll turn colorful tissue paper and our X-wing helmet template into a sunny homage to your favorite pilot.

What You’ll Need

X-wing helmet template White cardstock paper Tissue paper, various colors Black marker Craft knife Scissors Glue Pencil

Get Started!

Note: This DIY calls for a sharp craft knife and is not suitable for children.

Step 1: Print the X-wing helmet template on the white cardstock paper.

Journey to Jakku with Rey Among the New FunKon Exclusives

We’re going back to Jakku, Funko Pop! fans. Just don’t tell Finn.

Funko will be hosting FunKon, its summer virtual convention, next month and today we got our first glimpse of the exclusive Star Wars bobbleheads that will be available during the event.

The brand’s Across the Galaxy campaign makes its next stop on the desert world of Jakku with a new Rey bobblehead poised for adventure. As seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the scavenger stands on a sandy base with her staff in hand and the wind in her hair.

And leaping from the animated series Star Wars Rebels, an intimidating white-armored Imperial Super Commando will also make its debut. It’s the first time Viceroy Gar Saxon’s soldiers have been sculpted in Pop! form.

Bad Batch Declassified: 5 Highlights from “Devil’s Deal”

Star Wars: The Bad Batch is here, chronicling the adventures of the elite squad Clone Force 99 following the end of the Clone War. In Bad Batch Declassified, we’ll explore our favorite moments from each episode of the series, available only on Disney+. Armor up and join us for the ride.

Spoiler warning: This article discusses details and plot points from the Star Wars: The Bad Batch episode, “Devil’s Deal.”

Separatist planet. Republic planet. Under the Empire, it’s all the same.

In “Common Ground,” the Bad Batch found themselves on Raxus — the heart of the Confederacy of Independent Systems in the Clone Wars — and helping someone who just recently would have been their enemy. Followup “Devil’s Due” brilliantly flips the coin, bringing the team to Ryloth, a world that was loyal