JadeCon prep meant I never did a new release post last week, so naturally there were several last Wednesday.
This Wednesday, however, brings us Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #2.While you’re at the comic ship, you can pick up last week’s books, Star Wars #18 and the third Dawn of the Jedi trade collection, Force War. Last week also saw Star Wars Insider #150 make it out to the newsstands.
Also on the shipping list for this week? Kotobukiya’s Mara Jade Bishoujo statue. The list is for comic shops, but it’s also on Amazon if you’re so inclined. (It doesn’t seem folks were too impressed, but keep in mind this may very well be the last Mara Jade merchandise ever…)
Last episodes of The Clone Wars move beyond Netflix. They’re now available through iTunes, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Sony, Verizon and VUDU – though it’s worth noting most of these are still options for the U.S. and Canada only.
The Clone Wars writer Brent Friedman dropped some info about the show’s unproduced seasons on Twitter. Making Star Wars compiles the tweets.
Wednesday brings the release of Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #1, which wraps up the character’s arc from The Clone Wars. It’s our first fully canon comic, due to being based on scripts and designs originally conceived for the show. Also coming this week is the second trade collection of the Ania Solo Legacy, Outcasts of the Broken Ring.
Comics aside, our next book releases will be William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return and the Crucible paperback, both on July 1.
The Clone Wars has received four daytime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Achievement in Animation and Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.
Today’s This Is Madness matchups. Captain Rex vs. Arc Trooper Fives and Mother Talzin vs. Pre Vizsla. Talzin, I guess? Mostly it’s a big old shrug for me.
Looking for theories about The Clone Wars sketches that Dave Filoni dropped on Monday? The Wookiee Gunner has some.
You can hear more about the show’s story conferences in Rebel Report’s interview with writer Brent Friedman. And actress Jaime King talks about her Lost Missions role with Coming Soon.
Now that the episodes are out in the wild, Dan Brooks at StarWars.com has posted his discussion with Dave Filoni on the official blog. The best parts are all fairly spoilery, so head on over to read it.
With The Clone Wars now more or less complete, Lucasfilm’s Leland Chee yesterday tweeted the chronological order of the series:
216 116 T 301 303 101-115 117-121 201-203 217-219 204-214 220-222 305-307 302 304 308 122 309-311 215 312-322 S4 502-513 501 514-520 601-613
(‘T’ is the debut movie.) He followed up with just the Maul arc: “314 421 422 501 514 515 516.”
UPDATE: There’s now a version of this on StarWars.com that won’t give anyone horrible math class flashbacks.