Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed last week, including lots of content leading up to the season premiere of The Clone Wars, details on a new Star Wars trading card series by Topps, and lots more!
THE CLONE WARS SEASON FIVE
The wait is almost over! The Clone Wars Season Five debuts tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. (EST/PST) on Cartoon Network. “Revival” finds Sith brothers Darth Maul and Savage Opress continuing their quest for power while pursued by Obi-Wan Kenobi. You don’t want to miss it! Watch a preview of “Revival” here.
Supervising director of The Clone Wars, Dave Filoni, answers fan questions in more rounds of “Ask Dave.”
GALACTIC SPY DEBUTS
A new puzzle game exclusive to StarWars.com, Galactic Spy has gamers working as a spy for junk-parts dealer Watto and trying to find hidden objects, creatures, and surprises. Try it today!
STAR WARS READS DAY
Star Wars Reads Day is coming on October 6! Book publishers will be staging events in bookstores and libraries across the United States, with raffle prizes, promotional giveaways, and more! Find more information (including volunteer costumer sign-ups) here. To celebrate Star Wars Reads Day, we’ve been having several guest blog posts from some of the biggest Star Wars authors, including Timothy Zahn, Ryder Windham, and more.
TOPPS’ STAR WARS: GALACTIC FILES TRADING CARDS
Continuing its legacy as makers of Star Wars trading cards for over 30 years, Topps announced the new Star Wars: Galactic Files series. Read details about the innovative set and view a special slideshow preview!
“THE CINEMA BEHIND STAR WARS” COLUMN BEGINS
Bryan Young’s new column on the Star Wars Blog, “The Cinema Behind Star Wars,” began this week with an in-depth look at how Akira Kurosowa’s The Hidden Fortress influenced George Lucas and the Star Wars saga. Be sure to come back and check out new entries in this series!