The Black Series: Greedo

December 13, 2013 at 12:28 pm | Posted in Reviews, Star Wars, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

As a collector, I’ve dived into Hasbro’s 6 inch Black Series figures, and with the release of Wave Two, I’ve fallen in love with Greedo.

Like the other figures in the series, Greedo has some nice articulation and attention to detail. His legs have a lot of articulation, far superior to the other figures in the series so far. Continue Reading The Black Series: Greedo…

Around the Web

December 13, 2013 at 10:49 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond. And to kick things off, let’s start with some ‘This Day in Star Wars’ trivia: On December 14, 1975, Twentieth Century Fox officially green-lighted Star Wars. One of the first steps in the legacy we enjoy today. Now on to…

Art News

  • You can check out Star Wars artist Dave Dorman‘s American Academy of Arts lecture online. In the video, he covers the full extent of his art career. At over an hour in length, you’ll need to set some time aside to watch this one.

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The Original Trilogy Storyboards Update

December 13, 2013 at 9:43 am | Posted in Abrams, Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Edelweiss now has a product page for the upcoming Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy. The release date is set for March 13, 2014.

For the first time, Lucasfilm has opened its Archives to present the complete storyboards for the original Star Wars trilogy-the world-changing A New Hope and its operatic sequels, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi-as well as never-before-published art from early conceptual and deleted scenes.
From the opening chase above Tatooine in A New Hope to the Battle of Endor in Jedi, this book presents the visual inspiration behind now-iconic moments. Readers can finally see a full set of storyboards by legendary artist Joe Johnston, as well as early boards for Episode IV by Alex Tavoularis and for Episode V by Ivor Beddoes, rarely seen Episode VI boards by Roy Carnon, and Ralph McQuarrie’s never-before-seen storyboards for Episode V.

Edited by J.W. Rinzler and with an introduction by Joe Johnston, the 352 page hardcover will include 1,200 4-color illustrations.

Specs: Abrams (publisher), $40.00 US/$45.00, 9″ W x 11.88″ H

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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