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October 2016

Her Universe’s New Partnership is a Hot Topic for Fans

On Friday October 28, 2016, Ashley Eckstein announced that Her Universe would be joining the Hot Topic family of brands and would soon be in a position to offer an even wider selection of pop culture goodies to fangirls (and fanboys) across North America and beyond. In her letter to the Her Universe community, she reassured the HU fanbase that she will continue to oversee the daily operations of the company and that the company’s ... [Continue Reading]

30th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Fan Art Friday #14

It’s Friday so that means it’s time for a brand-new edition of Fan Art Friday, our weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art found on the internet. And since it’s almost the end of the month, the theme this week is Halloween. Our featured artists this week are Purplebluecrow, Tourbillon-da, and Raikoh-Illust. If you like their work, please consider visiting their sites or social media pages ... [Continue Reading]

28th October 2016 // 1 Comment

Review: Ahsoka Tano Funko Pop! Figure

I’ve never been much of a collector. But when I first found out that Funko was releasing an Ahsoka Tano Pop! figure, I just knew I had to get my hands on it. I don’t actually own that many Pop! figures but I’ve been a huge fan of their cute aesthetic for some time and I was thrilled to learn that a line of Star Wars Rebels figures is on its way this autumn. Of course, I was less thrilled by the fact that Ahsoka turned out to ... [Continue Reading]

22nd October 2016 // 5 Comments

Salt Lake Comic Con – The Life & Times of Ahsoka Tano

Fans who weren’t able to attend “The Life and Times of Ahsoka Tano” panel at Salt Lake Comic Con (SLCC) this September will be happy to know that the panel is now available in podcast form over on the SLCC website. The hour-long panel was moderated by writer and podcaster Bryan Young (StarWars.Com, Star Wars Insider, Full of Sith) and his guests were writer E.K. Johnston (author of Star Wars: Ahsoka), creative ... [Continue Reading]

20th October 2016 // 3 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Shares Her Thoughts on a Live-Action Ahsoka Film

Outer Places reporter Janey Tracey caught up with Ashley Eckstein at New York Comic Con 2016 to talk about Her Universe’s new Marvel collection, female representation in sci-fi and fantasy, and, naturally, Ahsoka Tano. After asking Ashley about her thoughts on Ahsoka’s fate and her work on the Star Wars: Ahsoka audiobook, Ms Tracey asked the actress if we’ll ever see Ahsoka follow in Saw Gerrera’s footsteps and cross ... [Continue Reading]

17th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Fan Art Friday #13

It’s time for a brand-new edition of Fan Art Friday, our weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art found on the web. The theme this week is “Star Wars: Ahsoka” (you can read my review over here). All of the fan art below was inspired by E.K. Johnston’s novel in some form and may contain minor spoilers. Our featured artists this week are Raikoh-Illust, Theresa-Draws, and Melissa ... [Continue Reading]

15th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Review: ‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’ by E.K. Johnston

It seems like an eternity has passed since we first learnt Ahsoka Tano would be getting her own young adult novel. But after months of waiting and endless speculation, the wait is finally over. Which leaves one big question: Does E.K. Johnston’s novel live up to the hype? Before I dive in, I’d like to say a massive “thank you” to Johnamarie Macias of The Wookiee Gunner for sending me a copy of the Ahsoka ARC for ... [Continue Reading]

11th October 2016 // 16 Comments

Fan Art Friday #12

It’s time for a brand-new edition of Fan Art Friday, our (not-quite) weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art found on the web. This week’s theme is “Inktober” and our featured artists are A.M. Wells, Olivia Moy, and E.V. Kwun. If you like what you see here, please consider visiting the artists’ sites or social media pages to see more of their work and/or share your feedback. A.M. ... [Continue Reading]

8th October 2016 // 1 Comment

Preview of the ‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’ Audiobook

Penguin Random House Audio Publishing have uploaded a 3-minute preview of the Star Wars: Ahsoka audiobook to their site, giving Ahsoka Tano fans a taster of Ashley Eckstein’s narration work and a glimpse into what the former Padawan has been up to following the events of Order 66.   During her interview with Star Wars Show host Andi Gutierrez, Ashley talked about her work on the audiobook and the challenges of bringing other ... [Continue Reading]

7th October 2016 // 1 Comment

Hallmark Announces Ahsoka Tano Itty Bitty Plush for 2017

Visitors to the Hallmark booth at New York Comic Con 2016 were delighted to learn that the company has a new range of Star Wars Itty Bitty plushies coming out in late 2016 and 2017, including this utterly adorable Ahsoka Tano plushie. The Ahsoka Tano Itty Bitty is currently earmarked for a May 2017 release and will be an online exclusive for Hallmark.Com shoppers. Unfortunately, Hallmark.Com does not ship internationally so Ahsoka fans living ... [Continue Reading]

7th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Unboxes Ahsoka Funko Pop! Figure on The Star Wars Show

The long-awaited Ahsoka Funko Pop! figure has finally landed and what an absolute beauty she is! The figure, the first in a series of Star Wars Rebels Funko figures heading our way this autumn, was featured and unboxed by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano) in a recent episode of The Star Wars Show. The unboxing went fairly smoothly aside from some minor fumbling with the plastic packaging, something many Funko Pop! collectors will be ... [Continue Reading]

5th October 2016 // 3 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Celebrated Birthday Down on Ahsoka’s Pony Farm

Ahsoka Tano voice actress Ashley Eckstein celebrated her 35th birthday in style by throwing an “Ahsoka’s Pony Farm” party for her friends and colleagues over at Lucasfilm. The pony-themed cupcake party was organized by Ms Eckstein and Kristen Hidalgo and even had its own banner, created by Orange County artist Ashley Taylor. Partygoers included Pablo Hidalgo from Lucasfilm Story Group as well as The Star Wars Show hosts, Andi ... [Continue Reading]

4th October 2016 // 0 Comments