Our Rebels Chat podcast now has its own Twitter account. Make sure to follow for podcast updates, trivia, Star Wars Rebels discussion, and more.
TWG also has a new podcast on the way! Galactic Fashion will be a monthly 20-30 minute interview-based podcast about Star Wars fashion. Its tentative premiere date is Friday, August 28, 2015. Stay tuned for more information.
From August 17 through August 23, fans will be celebrating the women of Star Wars in an event called the “Women of Star Wars Appreciation Week”. Visit the event’s Tumblr site for more information.
The Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibit will be coming to New York in November 2015. It looks like it may debut on November 14, 2015 and will remain open through September 5, 2016, according to the Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibition Service. A big announcement will be made soon.
Star Wars Rebels
Freelance character and concept artist Dan Mitchell recently uploaded images of the Hasbro Star Wars Rebels sculpts he worked on:
Check out these Star Wars Rebels school supplies made by MEAD.
Star Wars Rebels will be joining the eighth wave of starship expansions for X-wing Miniatures Game! According to Fantasy Flight Games, “Soon, you’ll be able to add even more of this drama to your games by sparking your own rebellion against the Galactic Empire with the Ghost Expansion Pack. Hera Syndulla, Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, and the other heroes ofStar Wars Rebels make their X-Wing debut, along with their two signature starships, the Ghost and Phantom!”
Comics and Books
Created by MoviePilot.com’s Catrina Dennis, Mos Eisley Underground will be a hub for fans of Star Wars comic books. She recently announced a new podcast, “Hangin’ with Team Kanan”, an all-new Star Wars Rebels discussion podcast with Catrina, Bleeding Cool’s Jeremy Konrad, and me! Listen to the first episode here. And make sure to listen to the latest Mos Eisley Comic Port with the same group of fans as they discuss Kanan: The Last Padawan #4.
Artist Ingo Römling will be at this year’s German Comic Con in December 2015! Römling is one of two artists for the Star Wars Rebels comic in the official Rebels German/UK magazines.
Instagram user Sean Regalado (@Goreilla) created a sculpt of a Jedi Lurmen character based on Star Wars: The Clone Wars concept art and Tee Watt Kaa. Sadly, George Coe, the actor who voiced Tee Watt Kaa, passed away on July 18, 2015.
The ever talented and creative Blondsaurus teaches you how to create your very own Poe Dameron Mickey Mouse ears! Follow along with this tutorial. While you’re there, make sure to check out her tutorial on how to make your own BB-8 shoes!
Speaking of BB-8, Baked Cakes and Cupcakery in Australia whipped up a most impressive cake inspired by the rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Watch the 360 degree view here and find more pictures of the cake on Facebook.
Artist Annie Stoll (the illustrator of Sabine My Rebel Sketchbook) recently had a doodle jam session as part of Ahsoka #TanoTuesday. If you missed out, check out her video below.
European footwear brand Kickers will be releasing a limited edition line of Star Wars shoes starting in October. According to Global Blue, “The new limited edition of Star Wars footwear includes both white and black Kick Hi shoes featuring key Star Wars characters including Darth Vader, Yoda and the imperial stormtroopers, so whether you decide to turn to the light or the dark side, there is a shoe for you.”
Adidas also launched a customizable line of sneakers that feature various Star Wars patterns, laces, and more. Customize your own pair over at the Adidas site.
ActionPink has two new additions to their beautiful lineup of Star Wars aprons. Also, use the coupon code BOBASPECIAL before August 7, 2015, to get the Boba Fett pin-up dress and tote for $150! Visit the Etsy shop today for more information.
Only available online at Hot Topic, check out the latest Darth Vader dress from Her Universe.
Congratulations to Sent From Mars! Designer Mari Ruiz is a 2015 Geekie Awards nominee for Best Fashion. Click here to read more about her background.
Looking for affordable and unique Star Wars products? Check out the Anakin and His Angel blog for a handful of Star Wars Etsy items that are under $15.
Make sure to check out TWG’s latest interview with fashion blog The Kessel Runway.
The Midtown Comics Podcast recently spoke to Charles Soule about Lando #1.
Lisa Granshaw spoke to Hot Topic, We Love Fine, and Badali Jewelry about Geek Fashion at San Diego Comic-Con. Find the interview over at Blastr.com.
White Hot Room interviewed FoxyFunk and the variety of geek jewelry she makes for her Etsy shop.
For the latest quotes and interviews with Ashley Eckstein regarding Star Wars Rebels and her fashion company, Her Universe, check out the following:
Links: Articles, Roundups
- Around the Web: July 24, 2015 by Skuldren, Roqoo Depot
- Around the Web: July 31, 2015 by Skuldren, Roqoo Depot
- How the Pop Culture Hero Coalition brings together sci-fi stars to create a more inclusive geekdom by Lisa Granshaw, Blastr.com
- Meet the designer behind your favorite ‘Age of Ultron’ and ‘Spider-Gwen’ fashion by Lisa Granshaw, The Daily Dot
- Slave Leia Sells? Amy Schumer, Boy Toys, and the Star Wars Fandom Double Standard by Tricia Barr, FANgirl Blog
- Star Wars HoloNet Digest #102: July 16 – 22 by Megan Crouse, Suvudu.com
- What Your Favorite Star Wars Character Says About You by Amy Ratcliffe, StarWars.com