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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

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

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

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

‘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’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

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

Filoni Reveals Exclusive Artwork for Topps’ Star Wars: Card Trader

The Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe was packed full of surprising revelations and exclusive announcements, including our first look at Funko’s new Ahsoka Pop! vinyl figure. We also learnt that Dave Filoni has created a set of 10 digital trading cards for Topps’ Star Wars: Card Trader app. These cards feature never-before-seen artwork by the Star Wars ... [Continue Reading]

19th July 2016 // 5 Comments

Dave Filoni Talks About the Women of Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni was recently invited to the National Centre for Women and Information Technology to discuss the role of women in the Star Wars universe. In his 25-minute long talk, Filoni talked about the franchise’s various female characters, the challenges of creating an apprentice for Anakin Skywalker, his childhood inspirations, and his own ... [Continue Reading]

26th May 2016 // 8 Comments

Ahsoka Tano at the ‘Star Wars: Identities’ Exhibition

Back in March 2016, I got the chance to visit the Star Wars: Identities exhibition in Vienna, where I spent a good couple of hours wandering from display case to display case, admiring the saga’s iconic costumes and props, and taking in the dozens of pieces of concept art and sketches on display. The exhibition explored the theme of identity and was divided into three key sections: the ... [Continue Reading]

2nd May 2016 // 4 Comments