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Ahsoka Tano Makes Her ‘Galaxy of Adventures’ Debut

Ever since they announced the animated micro-series Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures, I’ve been holding out for a mention or even just a brief glimpse of Ahsoka Tano in these delightfully animated shorts. Months went by without so much as a namedrop and just when I was beginning to lose hope of ever seeing her in this series, Lucasfilm and Titmouse released their Clone Wars Fun Facts video and gave us our first look at Ahsoka in the Galaxy ... [Continue Reading]

20th June 2019 // 1 Comment

‘The Clone Wars’ and ‘Rebels’ at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is approaching at hyper-speed. Guests, panels, and other events are being announced on a weekly basis and it’s getting tough to keep track of all the latest updates, so here’s a handy guide to some of the Ahsoka Tano, The Clone Wars, and Star Wars Rebels events being held at this year’s convention as well as some details about the merchandise you can purchase there. Please note that the times, ... [Continue Reading]

13th March 2019 // 2 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Art at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is now just over a month away and the organisers have revealed that a plethora of exclusive art prints will be available for pick-up at the Celebration Art Show. The Art Show, one of the event’s most popular features, will be held at McCormick Place, Chicago, from April 11 to April 15 (inclusive) and will feature a range of officially licensed art that pays homage to the franchise’s forty-plus-year ... [Continue Reading]

9th March 2019 // 1 Comment

Ashley Eckstein to Attend Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Lucasfilm has announced that the voice of Ahsoka Tano herself, Ashley Eckstein, will be among the many guests attending Star Wars Celebration Chicago this April and will be signing autographs at the Topps autograph area during the five-day event. Details of the panels she will be participating in have yet to be confirmed but she will no doubt be helping to promote the upcoming final season of The Clone Wars and representing her fangirl fashion ... [Continue Reading]

1st February 2019 // 4 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Spreads Her Wings in Elisa Ardell’s Artwork, “Peace and Slumber”

It’s been nearly a year since the Star Wars Rebels finale “Family Reunion and Farewell” aired and we said our goodbyes to the Ghost crew, but the tributes keep pouring in as fans continue to share artwork, fan fiction, and cosplay photos inspired by this much-loved series. One of these talented fans is Elisa Ardell, whose long-running web comic series Star Wars Destinies offered an alternative non-canon view of what happened ... [Continue Reading]

21st January 2019 // 1 Comment

Star Wars Fan Creates Custom ‘Clone Wars’ BrickHeadz Figures

When it comes to Star Wars fans, their creativity knows no bounds. And one such fan has combined his love of Star Wars with a passion for creating custom LEGO BrickHeadz figures. ScoutTheTrooper has spent many an hour bringing beloved Star Wars characters to life in BrickHeadz form using BrickLink’s Studio 2.0 desktop application. This process that can take as little as fifteen minutes or up to an hour (or more) depending on the character ... [Continue Reading]

5th January 2019 // 1 Comment

Guest Article: #CloneWarsRewatch: Using Twitter and Rabbit.TV to Connect With ‘Star Wars’ Fans

I watch a lot of media. It’s true. If I’m not on YouTube watching someone play a video game, I’m on Netflix. If I’m not watching something on Netflix, it’s Hulu. Not on Hulu? I’m searching for something new on Amazon Prime or popping in a movie I’ve seen hundreds of times before. I’ve probably watched Simpsons episodes hundreds of thousands of times. I’ve put myself through two rewatches of 11 and then 12 seasons of ... [Continue Reading]

4th November 2018 // 0 Comments

Guest Article: Saved the Series Is: Five Things I Want to See in the ‘Clone Wars’ Revival

I vividly remember the exact moment I knew that the Clone Wars series had been revived. I was at work – adulting sucks – and of course I had Twitter open on my desktop. When you aren’t able to go to San Diego Comic Con, you live vicariously through some of the luckiest nerds ever. Anyway, I was constantly refreshing Bryan Young’s profile to stay updated on the latest from the Clone Wars 10th Anniversary Panel and when Bryan ... [Continue Reading]

12th October 2018 // 3 Comments

Guest Article: The Best Swords – Elements of Kurosawa’s ‘Sanjuro’ in Ahsoka Tano and Satine Kryze

There has been little secret about the influence Akira Kurosawa on Star Wars. George Lucas has always been open about how the Japanese filmmaker was a major influence on his work, citing The Hidden Fortress as the inspiration for A New Hope (especially in the characters of Artoo and Threepio) (Kaminski, 2012), attempting to hire Kurosawa-staple actor Toshiro Mifune first as Obi-Wan and then as Vader (Blair, 2015), and filming the cantina fight ... [Continue Reading]

26th September 2018 // 4 Comments

Guest Post: The Top 5 Saddest Moments from ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

When I saw that Kelly (the admin of Team Ahsoka) had put out a call for guest articles and that a lot of people were responding, I decided to join in the fun. At first, I had to think about what I could do, if I should write something about Ahsoka or Star Wars: The Clone Wars. And then I thought, “Why don’t I make a top five list of something from The Clone Wars… and include Ahsoka in it?!” Before I begin, I wanted to say ... [Continue Reading]

9th September 2018 // 2 Comments

Designing Ahsoka Tano: From Padawan to Heroic Rebel

In her article Designing Star Wars: Ahsoka Tano, StarWars.com editor and blogger Kristin Baver celebrated the tenth anniversary of Star Wars: The Clone Wars by looking back on some of Dave Filoni’s earliest concept art and character designs for Ahsoka Tano to see how this much-loved character was brought to life and how she grew from the headstrong teenage warrior seen in The Clone Wars to the formidable and inspirational Rebel leader we ... [Continue Reading]

21st August 2018 // 0 Comments

Guest Post: Ahsoka and ‘The Clone Wars’: A Step Into a Larger World

When I read about Kelly’s search for guest writers to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Clone Wars, I jumped at the chance. But when I started writing and I stared at my blank screen, the doubts came crawling in. First, let me introduce myself: I’m Jordi, I hail from Catalonia, and my wife Heleia and I are big fans of Star Wars. You could say we’re children of the prequels; we were 14 when The Phantom Menace was released. ... [Continue Reading]

14th August 2018 // 2 Comments

Star Wars Podcasters Celebrate Ten Years of Ahsoka Tano

It’s been a decade since Star Wars: The Clone Wars first graced our screens. With the tenth anniversary of the series’ debut just around the corner, podcasters put together their tributes to the series and called on Clone Wars fans to send in their thoughts on the much-loved show and its leading female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano. Here’s a selection of tenth anniversary podcast episodes that explore Ahsoka Tano’s journey from ... [Continue Reading]

11th August 2018 // 3 Comments

Guest Post: Discovering ‘The Clone Wars’: Better Late Than Never

I have a confession to make. Yes, I run a Star Wars blog; yes, my daughter’s middle name is Amidala; and yes, I’ve got enough toy ships and figures to stage an reenactment of the entire saga. But until two and half years ago, I’d never seen The Clone Wars. As if that wasn’t deserving of admonishment enough, I didn’t even know what an Ahsoka was. Let me first say my seven Hail Mitth’raw’nuruodos and then I’ll explain. I ... [Continue Reading]

7th August 2018 // 6 Comments

Interview with Mandalorian Captures

Shortly after Dave Filoni dropped the bombshell announcement that Star Wars: The Clone Wars would be back for another tour of duty, amazing screenshots of 332nd Battalion clone troopers started showing up on my Twitter timeline. The 332nd Battalion’s Ahsoka-themed armour is only available (as a mod) to gamers playing Star Wars: Battlefront II on PC but thanks to the efforts of modders and gaming photographers, we’re finally able to ... [Continue Reading]

5th August 2018 // 2 Comments

Guest Post: Constructing Lightsabers, Creating Community

So, let me tell you a story, starting from the end. Take a quick look at the YouTube thumbnail for The Star Wars Show, from 28th June, 2017. Look at that grin! When I saw this, my heart exploded with joy and, for a brief moment, I was the happiest and proudest Star Wars fanboy in the galaxy, because you all know who that is… and I built those lightsabers she is holding. Yes, really. It all began when I decided the time had finally come to ... [Continue Reading]

1st August 2018 // 5 Comments

Fan Artists Celebrate the Revival of ‘The Clone Wars’ (Part Two)

Last week saw the shock announcement that twelve new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars would be coming to Disney’s streaming service next year, an announcement that sent fan artists around the world into a flurry of creativity. Some of their amazing art work was showcased in this article but the #CloneWarsSaved tribute art just keeps on coming! Here’s another selection of #CloneWarsSaved artwork for you to enjoy. All of the ... [Continue Reading]

27th July 2018 // 7 Comments

Fan Artists Celebrate the Revival of ‘The Clone Wars’

Every time there’s a major development or announcement concerning Ahsoka Tano, you can bet your backsides that fan artists will waste no time in creating gorgeous artworks to celebrate the occasion. And the recent announcement that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be returning for one last tour of duty in 2019 is no exception. Within hours of the announcement, Star Wars fans had started sharing their sketches, doodles, and digital paintings ... [Continue Reading]

22nd July 2018 // 7 Comments

Returned ‘The Clone Wars’ Has: New Episodes to Debut on Disney’s New Streaming Service

Rebellions are built on hope, but so too are revivals. For years, fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars held onto a tiny glimmer of hope that the prematurely-cancelled series would one day be completed, that they would get to see the much talked about Siege of Mandalore on screen someday. Well, Lucasfilm has answered those fans’ prayers by announcing that TWELVE new episodes of the beloved animated series would be coming to Disney’s ... [Continue Reading]

20th July 2018 // 12 Comments

‘The Clone Wars’ Funko Pop! Figures Coming This August

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Star Wars: The Clone Wars in style by treating yourself to one or more of Funko’s brand new range of Clone Wars Pop! vinyl figures! The first wave of Clone Wars figures will be out this August and will include not one, but two Ahsoka Tano figures. One of these will be modelled after her character model from the film and early seasons of the series and will be a Hot Topic exclusive; the other will be ... [Continue Reading]

20th June 2018 // 4 Comments