First up, check out some of the exclusives and swag that Star Wars folks will be offering at the con. ($6 from every Gentle Giant pink Vader, right, will go to breast cancer research and education.) There’s even stuff for us folks stuck at home, although the Comic-Con link seems tenuous.
- Record your own Star Wars memories on the floor of Comic-Con to submit them to Lucasfilm’s historical archive.
- Reps from Lucasfilm Licensing and Lucasfilm Animation will be on hand for portfolio reviews
- LucasArts will have events on The Old Republic as well as the chance for fans to play The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes, as well as something at the Star Wars Spectacular. (Great…)
Over at the Amazon.com listing for Fate of the Jedi: Outcast there’s an e-Postcard (Well, PDF) from Ben to Jaina. It’s funny! Well, the actually message part is. The ‘scrolling’ text seems to think that Jaina is only notable as “Jacen’s sister.” FAIL.
Well, on their website, anyway. Their Clone Wars subsite is offering a selection of Japanese and British merchandise, as well as exclusive content. In other BUY BUY BUY news, StarWarsShop is having a Black Friday sale this weekend.
No books, no comics, just The Clone Wars movie on DVD and Blu-Ray in stores Tuesday. Exclusives available at Best Buy and Target.
EU Cantina has posted their interview with James Luceno. Topics include writing, Millennium Falcon, Brian Daley, and the future of the EU. They’re also taking questions for their next interview, with Lucasfilm Licensing Executive editor Sue Rostoni.
November 11th sees The Clone Wars movie released on DVD – and it’s the first Star Wars movie to make the jump to the new-fangled Blu-Ray format as well. There will be one-disc and two-disc versions of the standard DVD, plus Best Buy exclusive versions of all three. Get all the details at StarWars.com.
Look who’s back: Bail Organa and Obi-Wan Kenobi and their bundles of joy, now in a nifty two-pack. Of course, you still have venture into Wal-Mart to buy them, but sacrifices must be made.
(For the record, these figures inspired our nativity contest back in 2005.)
Look sir, exclusives! Why does Walmart always get the interesting stuff? Damn you, Walmart!
ETA: TFN reports that the Walmart bonus DVD costs extra – the movie alone is $14.99, while the version bundled with the bonus DVD is $19.99.