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Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 6: Rebel

Thanks to the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 and E.K. Johnston’s young adult novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka, we’ve learnt a little more about those years between Ahsoka Tano’s departure from the Jedi Order and her long-awaited return to our screens in the season one finale of Star Wars Rebels. We now know that she spent some time living in the ... [Continue Reading]

6th December 2016 // 3 Comments

Fan Art Friday #15

It’s the first Friday of December so it’s time for yet another edition of Fan Art Friday, our (somewhat) weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art found on the internet. The theme this week is “Art Inspired by the Ahsoka Novel”. This is the second time we’ve covered this topic (the last time was in Fan Art Friday #13) but the ... [Continue Reading]

2nd December 2016 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 5: After the War

When Ahsoka Tano left the Jedi Order in The Clone Wars season five finale ‘The Wrong Jedi’ and walked off into the sunset, a huge question mark hung over her fate. For two years, fans were left wondering what had happened to the disillusioned young apprentice. Had she survived Order 66? Had she been captured (or killed) when the Empire seized control of the galaxy? Would we ever see ... [Continue Reading]

1st December 2016 // 7 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Limited Edition Ahsoka Tano Holiday Pin

On November 23rd, 2016, Ahsoka Tano voice actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein revealed this year’s Her Universe collectible Star Wars holiday pin, which features an all-new design by Dave Filoni. The pin depicts a younger Ahsoka Tano wearing a blue hooded winter coat (similar to the one seen on The Clone Wars) and will be given out as a free gift with every Her Universe ... [Continue Reading]

29th November 2016 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 4: Siege of Mandalore

Ever since Captain Rex mentioned serving alongside Ahsoka Tano from the Battle of Christophsis to the Siege of Mandalore in the Star Wars Rebels episode ‘The Lost Commanders’, fans have been aching to learn more about the pair’s final mission together. Granted, Ahsoka’s mission to Mandalore was nothing entirely new. Those who had watched the Untold Clone Wars panel back in ... [Continue Reading]

17th November 2016 // 8 Comments

Star Wars Peg Dolls

It seems like not a day goes by without me discovering yet another talented fan artist or creative type within the Star Wars fan community. Whether they’re working on a fan comic, crafting a screen-accurate prop, or putting a unique twist on a classic costume, their exceptional skills and creativity never cease to amaze me. This time, I’d like to draw your attention to the Twitter ... [Continue Reading]

12th November 2016 // 5 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Fans Celebrate Halloween

Another Halloween has come and gone and, as always, Star Wars fans have celebrated it in style. Whether they carved pumpkins, decorated their homes, drew fan art, or dressed up for the occasion, fans have found fun (and often very creative) ways to pay homage to their favourite Star Wars characters. Here’s a selection of Ahsoka Tano Halloween tributes I spotted on Twitter! Let’s ... [Continue Reading]

1st November 2016 // 3 Comments

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 ... [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 ... [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 ... [Continue Reading]

22nd October 2016 // 7 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 ... [Continue Reading]

20th October 2016 // 4 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 ... [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 ... [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 ofThe Wookiee Gunner ... [Continue Reading]

11th October 2016 // 19 Comments

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 ... [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 ... [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, ... [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 ... [Continue Reading]

4th October 2016 // 1 Comment

‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’ Book Tour & Fan Meet-Ups Announced

If you’re an Ahsoka Tano fan living in New York, Florida, or California, listen up! Actress Ashley Eckstein and author E.K. Johnston will be attending a number of special book signings and fan meet-ups across these three states throughout October and November and are inviting fans to join them in celebrating the launch of Star Wars: Ahsoka at any of the following events: October 7th – ... [Continue Reading]

30th September 2016 // 4 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 3: Return to the Jedi

When Ahsoka Tano walked away from the Jedi Order at the end of the fifth season of The Clone Wars, many of us didn’t expect her to work alongside her former master or any of the other Jedi ever again. Of course, we now know that she would eventually team up with the Jedi Kanan Jarrus and his Padawan Ezra Bridger in Star Wars Rebels and learnt that she also played an important role in the ... [Continue Reading]

30th August 2016 // 6 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Webcomics You Should Be Reading

It’s safe to say that many Ahsoka Tano fans are yearning for an official comic series starring their favourite Togruta. But until that particular dream becomes a reality, here are a few webcomic series that should quench your thirst. Please keep in mind that the comics listed below are all *fan-made* and may, therefore, stray from the established canon. The artists and writers involved ... [Continue Reading]

26th August 2016 // 7 Comments

Fan Art Friday #10

It’s time for another 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. As always, we recommend that you visit the artists’ websites and social media pages to see more of their amazing work. This week’s featured artists are Ksenia Z, Albert Nguyen, and Jasmine Batista. Ksenia Z – ... [Continue Reading]

20th August 2016 // 0 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 2: Ahsoka’s Walkabout

Back in April 2015, we got our first glimpses of some concept art and a short (and unfinished) clip depicting Ahsoka Tano on a speeder bike in the depths of Coruscant. These little morsels of information were revealed during the Untold Clone Wars panel at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim but it wasn’t until this year’s convention that we learnt a little more about what happened to ... [Continue Reading]

18th August 2016 // 7 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Answers Fans’ Questions During Reddit AMA

She may have been rushed off her feet promoting the amazing Her Universe Fashion Show, making headlines in that incredible Ahsoka Tano Lego dress, and hanging out with fellow Star Wars fans at the San Diego Comic Con but Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano) still found time in her hectic schedule to take part in a special Comic Con AMA on Reddit. On July 24, 2016, Ashley took part in her very ... [Continue Reading]

16th August 2016 // 2 Comments

Fan Art Friday #9

In all the excitement of watching (and re-watching) the brand-new Rogue One trailer, I almost forgot to publish this week’s edition of Fan Art Friday. Almost. Without further ado, here’s some of the greatest Ahsoka Tano fan art spotted on social media over the past week or so. As always, be sure to visit the artists’ sites and social media profiles to see more of their work. ... [Continue Reading]

13th August 2016 // 2 Comments

Sevy & Moreci Share Teasers for Ahsoka Tano Fan Comic

Back in May 2016, comic artist Phillip Sevy (Tomb Raider) and writer Michael Moreci (Suicide Squad, Roche Limit) announced that they are working on a collection of Star Wars fan comics to celebrate the release of Rogue One this December. One of these comics is the Ahsoka Tano tale, “Touching Darkness”, and while the comic won’t be published online for another few months, Sevy ... [Continue Reading]

11th August 2016 // 3 Comments

‘Yarnsoka’, Comic Con’s Craftiest Cosplay

San Diego Comic Con has come and gone and while Ashley Eckstein’s Lego dress and Ahsoka-inspired braids created quite a stir, it wasn’t the only Ahsoka Tano outfit that was turning heads at this year’s convention. Candice Dunlap Miller’s striking “Yarnsoka” cosplay caught the eye of Star Wars: The Clone Wars supervising director Dave Filoni and Her Universe ... [Continue Reading]

4th August 2016 // 8 Comments

Fan Art Friday #8

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at Team Ahsoka. Between my weekend away in London and the flurry of Celebration-related news, Fan Art Friday has had to take a backseat lately. But not to worry. It’s back in full force this week! Let’s see what the talented artists of Tumblr, Instagram, and DeviantArt have to offer us and, as always, feel free to visit the artists’ ... [Continue Reading]

29th July 2016 // 0 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 1: Discovery

Avid fans of the critically-acclaimed Star Wars: The Clone Wars will probably already know that Ahsoka Tano was discovered by Plo Koon and brought to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant at the tender age of three. Until recently, everything we knew about Ahsoka’s childhood was limited to a couple of lines of dialogue and a flashback scene. But during the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star ... [Continue Reading]

24th July 2016 // 10 Comments