- Interview: Lightsabre talks to Kenneth Colley, who played Admiral Piett.
- Gaming: io9 brings us a brief history of Star Wars video games.
- Fan art: Photo mosaic of the Star Wars/Last Supper painting.
- YTMND: Can Luke get anything right?
- Concept art: General Grievous.
- Voices: Discovered at swclonewars: A pair of new voices on IMDB.
- Toys: Up close and personal with the The Clone Wars LEGOs. And for your old-school Clone Wars action, Sideshow is coming out with an armored General Kenobi.
- Need to catch up? Check out the EU Cantina’s Clone Wars knowledge center.
Once again, I’ve copied the top 20 below the cut. Some of their choices might surprise you… Or maybe not, depending how much you read TFN. Continue reading
- Sales: Yesterday, The Beat posted Diamond’s top selling graphic novels of 2007. The only Star Wars making the list? Clone Wars Adventures volumes 7 and 8. Huh.
- Upcoming: Vader fans will be happy to know that Del Rey will be releasing a ‘Dark Lord Trilogy’ omnibus (Labyrinth of Evil, Revenge of the Sith, and Dark Lord) in August.
- Fan sites: Lightsabre interviews Han Solo trilogy author A.C. Crispin, while simply by joining the forums at the Rebel Trading Post you get a chance at scoring a free copy of Zahn’s Allegiance.
- Fandom: Connecticut fans Ryan Kitchel and Deb Fix have a Star Wars wedding.
- Video: A mashup of Star Wars and Coming to America. it’s funny… for about a minute.
- Toys: Mousedroid gets Hasbro to confirm that there is a Vong figure in development.
- Fansites: International fansites form S.W.O.R.A.; Rebelscum annexes Japan.
- A Good Question: Art of Star Wars calender lacks artist credits?
A theory in questionable taste. Behind the facepalm, I’m laughing.
io9 discovers Supershadow, the internet’s most laughable Star Wars site. (Unless you happen to be certain type of Wookieepedian, in which case he is the fannish equivalent of Osama bin Laden. They get so adorably worked up over the little nutter.)
If the antics of Mickey and friends are a little too out there for you, io9 has also charted the prevalence of the Hero’s Journey in science fiction.