November 2001 - Archived

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    <CENTER>JediChris.net Give Away
    11/30/01
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    For those of you who don't already know this, JediChris.net is giving away a POTJ Shmi Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi/Jedi Training, & Lando Calrissian. You have until the 3rd to get over there and enter for your chance to win.


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    Update at Blizzard-1
    11/30/01
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    Our friends over at Blizzard-One Customs have updated with 3 new figures. Jango Fett and Kyle Katarn were created by Pat and MOTS Mara Jade was created by Jon. So head on over there and check out the new custom figures as well as their sites new look.


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    SOTE Petition
    11/29/01
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    There is a petition that has been started to try and convince Lucas Arts to make an updated Shadows Of The Empire game for the new Nintendo Game Cube. If you would like to sign the petition click here.


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    A new online shop
    11/29/01
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    A reader by the name of Brian sends in the following info...

    "I just opened one of those prefab online stores for lack of something
    better to do in between POTJ waves and was interested to find that there
    are what look to be loose vintage figures for sale. They are either the
    real thing or re-issues as it says that some of them come in Kenner
    baggies. Anyway, if anyone wants to check it out, the site is:

    The Big Deal

    When you get there do a product search for Star Wars and this particular
    set will come up with about 5 other things. MTFBWY and happy hunting!"

    I checked the site out and the figures are the Vintage and not re-issues. Not much in the way of Star Wars, but you may find something that you like.


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    Missed Opportunity
    11/28/01
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    Darth Vader has narrowly missed the opportunity to confront Obi-Wan. A continuation of the Death Star hallway series.

    ACPin, who is currently sponsoring our current giveaway, has updated again. So be sure to swing by and check it out.


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    Cool Viewings at TFN
    11/28/01
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    The Force has an awesome section dedicated to the appearances of Hayden Christensen (Anakin) and Natalie Portman (Padme) from the 11/26 airing of MTV's Movi House. They have screenshots, a download, and even a transcript! Head on over by clicking on the above link which will take you directly to the page.


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    Fan Club Exclusive Stormtrooper??
    11/28/01
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    That is what Collect Star Wars is reporting. According to CSW it will be a 2nd quarter 2002 release, most likely in May. It will also be packaged in a white mailer box like previous Fan Club exclusives.
    If this holds true that would certainly sit well with all of the army builders out there. To me though it doesn't seem to make too much sense considering that E2 is right around the corner and you would THINK that the Fan Club and Hasbro would be offering something from the upcoming movie as opposed to another Stormtrooper. Guess we will just have to wait and see.


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    E2 Books & Comics
    11/28/01
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    The Star Wars site has revealed a listing of the upcoming EPISODE 2 books and comics. For those want to avoid spoilers I won't post the titles here, but you can view them by clicking here. I have also set up a thread pertaining to this subject in the forums.


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    Monday Contest Update
    11/26/01
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    It's Monday so that means it is time to update you on some of the great contests that are being held by some of our friends.

    Sandtroopers are giving away a custom POTJ Sandtrooper on a custom commemoritive card designed by our very own Borsk. They will be giving one away per week until Christmas. This weeks contest ends on 11/30.
    The Jawa is offering up a 12" Darth Maul and Sith Speeder. This will run until 11/21.
    Finally, Pegwarmer is currently holding a contest for a POTJ Sandtrooper which ends on 11/30.

    There you have it. Be sure to visit these great sites and while you are at it you may even win some free loot!


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    The Phantom Menace Rating Results
    11/26/01
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    TBS reader Todd sends in the following info....

    "Fox was the primetime master on Sunday as its world TV premiere airing of "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace" blew away the competition on the final Sunday of the November sweep. Fox's 7-10 p.m. airing of "Phantom Menace" averaged 17.6 million viewers and 7.9 rating/18 share in the adults 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary estimates from Nielsen Media Research. Fox won the night in adults 18-34, teens and other key young demos. "Phantom Menace" opened up with a solid 14.4 million viewers and 6.4/17 in the demo at 7 p.m., peaking from 9-9:30 p.m. with 19.4 million viewers and 8.7/19 in adults 18-49."

    Thanks for the news Todd. That is surely good news for us fans. When a movie that has been seen by so many people still manages to rake in 17.6 million viewers that is a good sign for the appeal of Star Wars.


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    Star Wars TV Appearances
    11/26/01
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    This was a nice bit of info posted by Wookiee_Cookiee in the forums....

    "Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman will be on an EP 2 MTV special on Tuesday night (11/27) at 10:30 pm EST.

    Ewan McGregor will be on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(NBC) on Wednesday night (11/28) at 11:35 pm EST.

    get your VCR's ready!"

    Maybe Ewan will be so kind as to provide us with some new info in regards to E2.


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    R2-D2 Beneath The Dome
    11/26/01
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    Now available for download at the official source for the Force, Star Wars, is the first installment of the mockumentary featuring our beloved astromech droid. Quicktime 5 is required to view the episode and it is conveniently offered at the site. You can go to the download page by clicking here.

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    FX-7 Wave Pics
    11/25/01
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    If you missed the pics of the FX-7 wave that Ishi Tib added to the forums then be sure to visit the gang over at Sandtroopers. George has added some very nice shots of the highly sought after wave.


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    UK Galactic Uplink CD
    11/25/01
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    This info comes in from Dianaoga over at Raging Dianoga.
    The latest mailing of the UK Star Wars Fan Club has arrived. It contains an audio CD featuring interviews with Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker), Samuel L. Jackson (Mace Windu), Rick McCallum (Producer), and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian). Also, there is news regarding the renewed Star Wars Fact Files. Finally, Dark Emporium has added some new goodies for UK Fan Club Members. Sounds very cool.

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    R2-D2 on Fox NFL Pre-Game
    11/25/01
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    I just caught our favorite astromech droid on FOX. It was the segment where Jimmy picks his weekly picks. It was about 2 or 3 minutes tops and features Artoo providing all the whistles and beeps that we have come to love over the years. Artoo than proceeds to send a holo transmission and another of the announcers was dressed like Princess Leia. Of course they had to give the mandatory "May The Force Be With You". All of this was done to promote the broadcast premier of The Phantom Menace tonight on FOX. Don't forget about the mockumentary featuring R2-D2 as well.


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    Jawa Chat
    11/25/01
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    Delvec from thejawa.com, wanted me to let everyone know that they are bringing back their "Jawa Chat" with a special Q&A with custom craftsman, Micheal Fright, scheduled for Friday December 7th, at 9pm. So be sure to stop by and check it out.
     
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    <CENTER>Playskool Star Wars All In One Adventure Line
    11/24/01
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    After many rumors and much anticipation this line has been officially announced by Playskool/Hasbro. They have placed information regarding this line on the Playskool site which you can view by clicking here. You will see that they have two listings minus images. Here is the information that can be found on the site.
    Stompin' Wampa & Fast In The Forest Assortment:
    SKU# 2645
    SRP: $7.99
    Deul with Darth Maul & X-Wing Adventure Assortment:
    SKU# 2651
    SRP: $14.99
    According to Collect Star Wars there is a line for each of the movies. That sounds correct as the above listings reflect that. Here is what each movie line should consist of according to CSW.
    A New Hope: X-Wing Fighter, X-Wing Luke, Darth Vader, and R2-D2
    The Empire Strikes Back: Wampa, Hoth Han, Hoth Luke and Tauntaun
    Return Of The Jedi: Luke with Speederbike, Scout Trooper with Speederbike, and Wicket
    The Phantom Menace: Naboo Fighter, Anakin, Darth Maul, Obi-Wan, and Battle Droid
    These sets look very cool...and cute. They are sort of similar in appearance to the Palm Talkers. More info should be available shortly.


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    Celebration 2 Figure Revealed??
    11/22/01
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    What could the mystery figure possibly be? Well I have received an e-mail from an informant who goes by the name of Cool Hand Luke. He assures that he has been informed by an inside source that this mystery figure will be none other than........................a 3 3/4" version of the creator of Star Wars, Mr. George Lucas! WOW! How cool would that be? For now, we will have to take this with a grain of salt until we can get some more information. I, for one, hope that this turns out to be true.
    Thanks CHL for the info.


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    Happy Thanksgiving!
    11/22/01
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    On behalf of my fellow staff members I would like to wish all of you a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Today is a day to be thankful for all we have and to eat until you can't eat anymore ;)
    So, I hope everyone enjoys their day. Be safe, and please don't drink and drive.
    Happy Thanksgiving from The Bothan Spy.


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    Updated Databanks At Star Wars.com
    11/21/01
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    Star Wars has updated their databanks to feature new info on your favorite characters as well as some new surprises. Here is a blurb from their site. "Ten years after the events chronicled in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, the epic saga continues in Episode II. The galaxy is in turmoil. Thousands of solar systems are threatening to secede from the Galactic Republic under the leadership of a charismatic separatist. Without a standing army of the Republic, the overwhelmed Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order as the very foundation of peace and democracy is in jeopardy". Very cool stuff and as always, if you are trying to avoid spoilers you might not want to visit. You can click here to visit the databanks.


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    TRU SKN Numbers
    11/21/01
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    Collect Star Wars is reporting that they have recieved some info from a TRU inside source regarding some upcoming items.

    AT-ST with Ewok & Speeder Bike: SKN# 472552 $29.99 February 2002
    25th Anniversary Multi-Packs: SKN# 472568 $16.99 each February 2002

    SO jot those numbers down and get ready to ring in the new year with an all new hunt.


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    Toy Review Updates
    11/21/01
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    The Toy Review Section has been updated to include the first two DELUXE figures, Luke with Bacta Tank and Darth Maul with Sith Attack Droid. You can read the reviews by clicking here.


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    A tremor in the force
    11/21/01
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    Darth Vader senses a tremor in the force on his return from the detention cells as he passes by one of the Death Star hallways........Head over to ACPin's to see what he has going on.


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    12" Dewbacks for $30
    11/20/01
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    TRU has nationally dropped the pirce of the 12" Sandtrooper and Dewback from $80 to $30. So, if you missed out on the $20 dewbacks on amazon.com, this may be as good as it gets.


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    Star Wars Fact Files
    11/20/01
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    Pete over at The Private Universe has passed along some cool info.

    "I am currently organising interviews with the team behind the DeAgostini Star Wars Fact Files, and YOU get the chance to ask YOUR questions.

    The interviews will be with Marcus (editor of Fact Files, former editor of Titan's Star Wars Magazine, former editor of Dr. Who Magazine at Marvel, and co-founder of publishers Reynolds & Hearn), James (the designer on the Fact Files) and TPU's long standing friend Iain (writer for the Fact Files).

    For the record, none of them have anything to do with distribution, as you know this has been a major issue with the trial releases of the magazine.

    This is another great opportunity exclusive to TPU you shouldn't pass up. If you have any questions please forward them to myself and I compile them for the interview."

    This is a great opportunity for everyone to have some of your questions answered. Stop by TPU and check out the good things they have going on over there.


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    SKU's For New Items
    11/20/01
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    Our anonymous spy "Garindan" comes through again with some info he intercepted from Hasbro. These are Hasbro SKU's for upcoming items.

    Deluxe Figures:
    84653 Deluxe Leia
    84674 Deluxe Amanaman

    4" Figures:
    84657 Royal Decoy Amidala
    84658 Rebel Trooper
    84659 Imperial Officer
    84663 Teebo
    84664 Bo Shek
    84666 R5-D4 (R4-M9)
    84656 FX-7
    84661 Zutton (Snaggletooth)
    84662 Eeth Koth

    12" Figures:
    26474 Dengar
    26475 Zuckuss
    26476 Leia as Boushh

    25th Anniversary 2-Packs:
    84668 Luke & Leia
    84669 Han & Chewbacca
    84671 Vader & Ben

    Thanks for the tip Garindan


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    Available Now
    11/19/01
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    Ishi Tib sends this in......

    Just a quick note to let you know that the official site has the teaser poster and huge banner for Attack of the Clones available now. The price for the teaser poster is $19.99, measures 42" X 27" and you get a free Mace Windu pass with your order. The banner which is 4' X 9' wide is selling for $199.00, limited to 250 units and only available to club members.


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    Princess in Distress
    11/17/01
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    Princess Leia finds herself in a very precarious situation as Darth Vader's persistence on getting the information on the whereabouts of the rebel base and the Death Star plans takes a different turn.

    ACPin has updated again with a nice dio of the Princess in trouble. Swing by and check it out.


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    Forbidden Love Pictures
    11/16/01
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    Our friends at Alderaan Online have put up 66 pictures from the latest Episode II trailer. Here's a direct link to the pictures.
     
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    <CENTER>Emperor's Bust Winner
    11/17/01
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    Hugo Cruz is the winner of our Emperor's Bust contest, sponsored by John's Toys. You have one week to claim your prize by emailing me HERE.


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    Celebration 2 Info
    11/17/01
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    Star Wars Celebration has all the info you need should you plan on attending the upcoming Star Wars celebration. Here is the pricing.

    Adult: 3 days $75, Single day (Fri.-Sun.) $30
    Kids: 3 days $35, Single day (Fri.-Sun.) $15

    You can also find much more information out by visiting the site.


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    Forbidden Love
    11/16/01
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    There's a new trailer available at StarWars.com entitled: "Forbidden Love". Check it out and discuss it in our forums.


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    Trivia, Anyone?
    11/16/01
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    TheJawa.com has started a contest in honor of it's "Cool Fact of the Day"'s reaching #175. The prize will be a "mystery" one. All you have to do, is send Capt. Tarpals a "Cool Fact" and if he picks yours, you win. Also, you should check out the Wallpaper that CT has put up. He posted it a couple of days ago, so you'll have to scroll down through the news to find it.


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    New POTJ Wave
    11/16/01
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    Ishi Tib sent in some pictures of the latest POTJ wave. Check out our forums to view the rest of the pictures.

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    New Fan Club Logo
    11/16/01
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    Ishi Tib sends in this report:

    Here is another interesting fact about the new wave of figures that's about to hit retail (including the FX-7 Medical Droid). Besides the fact that this is the first wave of figures not including the force file, the back of the cards sports a new logo design for the fan club: A pair of hands holding up a lightsaber and the words "Star Wars." This will be the logo which will replace the familiar Vader's Helmet starting next year when the Power of the Jedi line will officially become "Star Wars" (unifying the trilogy and the prequels).

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    Contest At Sandtroopers
    11/16/01
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    Sandtroopers are offering a special contest that is running through Thanksgiving 11/22. It is a custom Special Edition Sandtrooper Card with Sandtrooper. The card was created by our very own Borsk to commemorate the 1 year anniversary of Sandtroopers. The card is printed on High-Resolution heavy stock paper using an EPSON 2000 printer. You really have to see it to appreciate it. Head on over and drop your name into the hat for a unique collectible. While you are there say hi to the guys over at Sandtroopers.


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    One Shots At The IOC
    11/16/01
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    The Imperial Officer's Club has now added some one shot humor. According to Ian some of the jokes wouldn't fit into the episodes but still needed to be made. Very cool stuff going on at the IOC, check it out today!


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    Giant Yoda
    11/15/01
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    One of our forum members (Chad - aka BlueHarvest) sent in this picture. Here's what he has to say:

    "Okay all you Yoda fans... The pics I have been promising for a while now! The green master in the photo was taken at West Edmonton Mall... The largest mall in the world... They have this baby hanging from the ceiling by wires. I'm guessing at the height of him, but it's well over 13 feet tall. Pictures do not do it justice... I WANT THIS FOR MY YARD!!!!!!"

    ...don't we all! Head over to the forums to see the rest of his pictures.

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    Lucas Arts Insider Update
    11/15/01
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    I just received issue #15 of the Lucas Arts Insider. There is some very cool info in there on a number of hot titles and events.

    Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast - chat event. When: Tues. 11/20 from 6-7 PST. Chat room opens at 5 so you may want to get there early. Featured Guests: Brett Tosti (Lucas Arts Producer), Kevin Schilder & Steve Raffel (Project Leads at Raven Software)
    Here is a chat link

    Galactic Battlegrounds is now available for your PC.

    Rogue Leader is now available for the Nintendo GameCube system.

    Jedi Power Battles has been announced for the Game Boy Advance.

    Jedi Starfighter will soon be available for the Playstation 2.

    You can also check out the Lucas Arts Company Store where you can order Galactic Battlegrounds, Rogue Leader, and te 2 Star Wars X-Box titles; Obi-Wan and Starfighter Special Edition.


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    New Contest At The Jawa
    11/15/01
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    The head Jawa over at The Jawa writes in to let us know that they are offering up a new weekly contest right now. If you head on over to The Jawa you can enter to win the very impressive POTJ Dagobah Darth Vader. Be sure to stop by and enter. Let the guys know who sent ya!


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    Exclusive Celebration 2 Figure
    11/14/01
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    Rebel Scum has reported that the latest issue of the Star Wars Insider, issue #57, reveals that there will be an exclusive figure that will be offered to attendants of the second Celebration.
    I have yet to receive my issue so I can not confirm nor deny. Once I get my copy I will update.
    To subscribe to the Star Wars Insider click here.


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    TIE Interceptor
    11/14/01
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    Ishi Tib has sent in some pics of the TIE Interceptor. So if you still haven't gotten one of these for yourself, you can see more of his pics here.

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    Latest AOTC Trailer Info
    11/14/01
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    This in from "Garindan": the trailer attached to the Harry Potter film, which will be released this Friday the 16th, will be entitled BLACK EYES. Black Eyes will run approximately 2 minutes and 10 seconds, joining the other two AOTC trailers BREATHING and MYSTERY.
    Also, don't forget to check out Star Wars tomorrow. Garindan previously reported that the Black Eyes trailer will be available for viewing.


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    Anniversary 2-Pack
    11/14/01
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    The Hasbro site has placed a mention of the upcoming Silver Anniversary Han Solo & Chewbacca 2-Pack. Here is the statement from Hasbro.

    "Announcing our second product celebrating the silver anniversary of A New Hope™ - Han Solo and his Wookiee™ side-kick Chewbacca. This two-pack recreates one of the film’s most memorable promotional photos, a shot immortalized on t-shirts and lunch boxes across the globe. Han and Chewie feature new sculpts and each have removable weapons."

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    You can also view an MPEG movie (2.5 mb) containing the above mentioned set by clicking here.


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    New AOTC Trailer Online?
    11/13/01
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    That is what the deal is according to "Garindan". He says that this will be the trailer that is attached to the upcoming Harry Potter film. Be sure to check out the official Star Wars site this Thursday the 15th. This would be great news for all of us who have no plans to see the HP movie.


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    Target.com Mix Up
    11/13/01
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    Dave over at D&S Sci-Fi Toy World has informed us that the 12" Speeder Bike that is being sold on the Target website is the Luke version and NOT the Biker Scout. Apparently Target was just using an old graphic.
    Thanks to Dave for the heads up. Be sure to check out D&S for some great deals!
     
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    <CENTER>E2 Teaser Poster Revealed
    11/12/01
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    Star Wars has confirmed and revealed that the E2 teaser poster is in fact the poster that has been floating around the internet over the past week or so. Don't forget that these will go on sale Monday the 19th by way of the Fan Club. We also have a running thread in the forums where you can discuss this.

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    Attack Of The Clones Release Dates
    11/12/01
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    It is now official! The following information comes directly form your official source for the Force, Star Wars. Please keep in mind that it is possible that these dates can be changed.
    The USA and Canada release will be on May 16, 2002 which is a Thursday.

    For the full release date list you can visit the thread in the forums.


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    Update at ArtoosNews
    11/12/01
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    Our friends over at Artoo's News have a couple of really cool things going on. First of all, they are holding a customizing contest for EPISODE 2. To get the full scoop check out their Diorama Contest Page. The prizes being offered are a 12" Dagobah Luke Skywalker with Yoda and a Topps Evolution Boba Fett card autographed by Mr. Fett himself, Jeremy Bulloch. Speaking of Boba Fett and Mr. Bulloch, you can also read the chat transcript from their chat session with Jeremy Bulloch. Stop by and check it out and tell Artoo and the gang that The Bothan Spy sent you!


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    AOTC Posters & Banners For Sale!
    11/12/01
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    You read it right! According to The Force, the Fan Club will begin selling posters and banners for Star Wars: EPISODE 2 - Attack Of The Clones on Moday November 19. You can visit the Fan Club or call them at 1-800-TRUE-FAN (1-800-878-3326). Be aware that the Fan Club may not have all the necessary information for these items yet. Be prepared on Monday though!


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    New Imperial Officers Club Episode
    11/12/01
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    The latest installment in Ian-Brazee's highly popular Imperial Officers Club is now online! Episode 26: A Task Most Evil can be viewed by clicking here.
    Stop by and check it out today!


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    Chicago Toy Show
    11/12/01
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    Alex Faust wrote in to share the following information...

    This weekend for all toy collector’s and fans, A Really Good Toy Show will be holding its last show before the New Year SANTA’S COLLECTIBLE TOY SHOW WILL BE GOING ON. (All Santa’s shows are held four times a year):

    They have all types of Toys From STAR WARS, GI*JOE, HE-MAN, HOTWHEELS, BARBIE, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!

    WHERE: In a south suburb of Chicago: DOLTON, ILLINOIS
    WHEN: November 17, 2001 (SATURDAY) and November 18, 2001 (SUNDAY).
    Show Hours:
    November 17, 2001 Saturday from 12pm – 5pm and
    November 18, Sunday from 9am – 2pm.
    Tickets are $3.50 for adults and kids from 13 and up!
    Kids under 12 are free with adult
    For more info call: 708-895-1502

    Sounds like a good time. If anyone is able to attend please let us know how it goes.


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    By the Emperor's Hand
    11/12/01
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    ACPin has a new diorama up. It's a diorama inspired by the comic cover of Mara Jade - By The Emperor's Hand. Be sure to stop by and check it out.


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    25th Anniversary Pics
    11/11/01
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    There are some good pictures of the upcoming Silver Anniversary 2-packs in circulation at various sites. Each piece is looking very impressive! There is so much detail and the likeness has been captured perfectly, especially on the Han and Chewie.
    So here are the proper links to see the pieces that will surely be of interest to you.

    American Dream Comics has the Obi-Wan Kenobi vs. Darth Vader 2-Pack
    Trade Federation has the Han Solo and Chebacca 2-Pack
    Star Wars has the Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia 2-Pack

    These are a treat and one more reason why 2002 is going to be such a great year for Star Wars fans and collectors!


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    Alderaan Online
    11/10/01
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    I would like to thank everyone over at Alderaan Online for making us their featured site for November. They have a great site that everyone should check out. Personally, I go there for the images. So swing by and say "Hello" from the Bothan Spy. Here's another link.


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    Jabba's Throne Room
    11/10/01
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    The Diorama Section has been updated with the latest from AmShak. Be sure to check out "Jabba's Throne Room"!


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    C-3P0 Comparison
    11/10/01
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    Ishi Tib has sent in a pair of pictures comparing variations of the C-3PO Palm Talker. Check out our forums to see the pics.

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    Updates at Blizzard-1
    11/10/01
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    Pat and Jon over at Blizzard-One write in to say that they've added two new custom figures, 8t-88 and DF2 Boc, to their page. So, jump on over there and check out their new stuff.


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    Online Contests
    11/10/01
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    Here are some of the many contests that are being brought to you by our site affiliates.

    Rebel Scum is celebrating their 5th anniversary by giving away more goodies that I can mention. So here is the link to all the great prizes they are offering. Contest ends 11/20

    Yak Face is giving away an Ultarama unit.

    The Jawa are teaming up to bring you two contests. The first will be co-sponsored with ACPin. The prize an EPISODE 1 Ammo Wagon & Falumpaset. Ends 11/21. The second is co-sponsored by Ronculus, and you can win a custom 12" Brainiac. Please note that you must be a customizer of 12" figures. Contest ends 11/30

    Sandtroopers are giving away a POTJ Deluxe Darth Maul. Contest ends today so hurry on over!

    Pegwarmer is still celebrating their month of madness. Every day they offer up new figures.

    There you have it. I will deliver a new update on Monday.


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    DVD E2 Trailer Link
    11/09/01
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    Membraneman has provided a great link in the forums. This link will take you to a viewing of the DVD exclusive trailer! After watching it 4 times I have to admit that I am very impressed. Here is the link to the trailer. Special thanks to Membraneman for the link. Enjoy!


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    Exclusive Trailer Reminder
    11/08/01
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    Just wanted to drop a quick line to reming everyone that the new DVD-ROM exclusive trailer will be available for downlaos tomorrow! This trailer should run about 2 minutes and feature dialogue from the film also. I can't wait!!
    Visit Star Wars tomorrow with your DVD. Remeber you must have a DVD-ROM Drive on your computer.


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    25th Anniversary 2-Pack UPC Numbers
    11/08/01
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    RebelScum is reporting the UPC numbers for the upcoming 25th Anniversary 2-Packs. These are supposedly from the Wal-Mart computer system.

    Luke & Leia $14.97 - UPC# 76930 84668
    Han & Chewie $14.97 - UPC# 76930 84669
    Obi-Wan & Vader $14.97 - UPC# 76930 84671

    The only problem I have with this is that I was always under the impression that UPC numbers consisted of twelve digits. It is possible that these may be item numbers as opposed to UPC. Either way be on the look out for these hot new items.
     
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    <CENTER>25th Anniversary Luke & Leia Two Pack
    11/07/01
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    Starwars.com has posted images of the 25th Anniversary Luke & Leia Two Pack. Check it out!


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    Eeth Koth & Zutton Pics
    11/07/01
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    Collect Star Wars has carded front and back pics of the upcoming duo from the POTJ line. Both figures look darn good. I am interested in getting a hands on with the new style lightsaber that will come with the Jedi Eeth Koth. Also, the Snaggletooth Zutton is sporting some very interesting articulation. <CENTER>___________________________________

    Upcoming POTJ Packaging Update
    11/07/01
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    The Hasbro Star Wars site has a nice little article up where they discuss the new packaging change on the POTJ line. Here is the full statement.
    "The upcoming Power of the Jedi™ wave including FX-7™, the Rebel Trooper™, Queen Amidala™ Royal Decoy, and the Imperial Officer™ will feature a slightly revised package look. As we transition into the new blue packaging, we have phased out the Jedi Force Files while still highlighting a character-specific movie photo on the front of the package. The back of the package is unique to each figure and features another movie photo, a character-specific bio, and pictures of other figures within the same wave. Check back soon for pictures of the upcoming POTJ figures".
    So the Force Files are officially gone. Does this mean we can expect a price drop now? To read the statement and view a carded pic of FX-7 click here.


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    E2 Trailer shown on TV
    11/05/01
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    Tonight on both Access Hollywood and Extra we were treated to the Breathing E2 trailer. I was very impressed by what was shown. There is already a thread in the forums in which you can discuss. Just click here.


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    More updates from Hoth
    11/05/01
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    Devastating rebel casualties have resulted and the surviving troops retreat to try to join up with the remaining transports. The Hoth rebel troops were no match in their battle against the Imperial hardware.

    That's what ACPin has going on over at his place, so head over and check it out the new updates.


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    "Breathing" Teaser Trailer Download
    11/03/01
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    The Force is reporting that the Breathing trailer currently attached with the Pixar film Monsters Inc., will be available for download Monday the 5th at the Star Wars website! Get ready because this should be great!


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    Rogue Squadron 2: Test Drive!
    11/03/01
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    I had the pleasure of playing the new Star Wars-Rogue Squadron 2 game for the upcoming Nintendo Game Cube. I was very impressed with the game and added an entry in the forums to talk further about it. Click here to view the entry.


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    Update at The Imperial Officer's Club
    11/03/01
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    Ian Brazee-Cannon sends us the following information

    There's a new poll at the club and new Poll Results. This time the fans will get to decided Lego Vader's fate. Should his series continue? Should he just be forgotten? Visit the Imperial Officer's Club to vote.


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    12" Speeder Bike Luke
    11/03/01
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    Ishi Tib sends in more pictures. This time they're of the 12" Endor Luke on Speederbike and the 12" Scout Trooper on Speederbike. Check out our forum to see the rest of his pictures.

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    Winner
    11/02/01
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    Brett Newbanks is the winner of the Emperor's Wrath Giveaway. You have one week to claim your prize by e-mailing me.
     
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