Rebelscum News Archive
Posted by Chris on February 22, 2017 at 10:29 PM CST | Forums
In an exciting announcement made today, we've learned that Rancho Obi-Wan will be returning to Star Wars Celebration Orlando in April with a 900-square-foot bedroom & play area display celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. Check out the full article inside!
Posted by Chris on February 21, 2017 at 11:29 AM CST | Forums has just announced that principal photography for the upcoming Han Solo film started on Monday, February 20th. We're also very excited to report that the 2018 theatrical release date returns to the original Star Wars: A New Hope date which is May 25th!
Posted by Jay on February 21, 2017 at 11:01 AM CST | Forums
Marvel has sent out solicitations for their May 2017 titles, including 7 Star Wars comics, 3 trade paperbacks and two hardcovers! Check out the advance solicitation list after the jump.
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2017 at 03:33 PM CST | Forums
Official Pix will be conducting a private autograph pre-order & send-in soon and the order pages are up on the website now. You can mail in your own items or pre-order signed trading cards, comics, an exclusive matted photo and (coming soon) actor provided 8x10 photos. The deadline to take advantage of this offer is Monday, March 27th, so click here to place your order now!
Posted by Chris on February 18, 2017 at 02:01 PM CST | Forums
Get a jump start on your 40th Anniversary Star Wars 6-Inch action figure collection and head over to now to order the first wave being offered by Hasbro. That includes Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi & R2-D2 all showing in stock and ready to ship. Click here to add to your cart now!
Posted by Chris on February 17, 2017 at 04:39 PM CST | Forums
The new novel titled Star Wars: Thrawn by renown author Timothy Zahn comes out on April 11th and Barnes & Noble continues their recent trend offering an exclusive variant cover with double-sided poster! Click here to pre-order your copy today.
Posted by Chris on February 17, 2017 at 03:02 PM CST | Forums
The Rebellion may have heroes like Jyn Erso and Luke Skywalker. But the Empire has Inferno Squad. has just announced a brand new book by Christie Golden that tells the story of what takes place directly after Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. More details about the book are coming soon, but you can pick up your copy starting July 25, 2017.
Posted by Jay on February 17, 2017 at 07:44 AM CST | Forums
The upcoming February issue of Cinefex features a cover-story on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We're happy to present an exclusive excerpt from the issue...
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 10:30 PM CST | Forums
In their latest unboxing video for the Darth Vader Collectors Gallery Statue, Gentle Giant Ltd. Marketing Manager Daniel Pickett reveals which character fans can look forward to next in this brand new line. It's not the finished product, but a nice tease showing that we'll be getting IG-88! Stay tuned for more info as it's announced.
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 08:40 PM CST | Forums
The highly anticipated 1:4 scale Premium Format versions of Rey & BB-8 are now available to pre-order directly from Sideshow Collectibles. For those that purchase both pieces together, you'll save $40.00 off retail in a special bundle deal. Get your order in early and you'll get the exclusive versions which come with Rey's Rebel X-Wing helmet and BB-8's swap-out panel with extended "thumbs up" flame thrower. Click here to secure yours now!
Posted by Chris on February 16, 2017 at 08:20 AM CST | Forums
As we posted about last week, the rumored 2017 Force Friday event will officially happen on Friday, September 1st in conjunction with the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We also get our first look at the brand new package design for this line! Check out all the details inside.
Posted by Jeremy on February 16, 2017 at 12:58 AM CST | Forums
Collecting in Australia isn't as straight forward as it is elsewhere in the world - particularly when it comes to LEGO Star Wars as many of discovered when the latest LEGO catalogue had several notable omissions. Thankfully Jay Ong from Jay's Brick Blog is at hand with an updated list of retailer exclusives that are getting released Down under. So if you are hunting down 75170 The Phantom, 75157 A-wing Starfighter, 75173 Luke's Landspeeder or 75174 Desert Skiff Escape you'll definitely want to hit that link hard.