A satisfying time-lapse of a 3D printer churning out a giant model of Han and Chewie’s ship. Stonefx83 custom built his own large-format printer, which cranked through the 27.6″ long, 6.6 pound model in just under 10 days. Read more about the project on Thingiverse.
Taschen, George Lucas, and Lucasfilm present The Star Wars Archive, a series of books about the making of the movies. The 604 page Volume 1 covers Episodes IV to VI, with “script pages, production documents, concept art, storyboards, on-set photos, stills, and posters.”
The Dark Lord of the Sith sits atop many lists of greatest on-screen villains of all time. But how did he achieve such status? The Nerdwriter explores Vader’s appearances in the original Star Wars trilogy, and how they would have such an enormous impact.
The deluxe version of Hot Toys’ new Darth Maul sixth-scale action figure comes with the Star Wars villain’s Sith Speeder hoverbike. Not to mention its two insanely realistic swappable heads. It also comes with a Sith probe droid and two light-up lightsabers.
While we’re certain there’s way more at play in the physics of space flight than EC Henry’s video mentions, it’s still interesting to learn about the relative speeds of various ships from the Star Wars universe, and what sort of drag coefficient their designs would result in.
“They looked like testicles with eyes, but they sounded like heaven.” Conan O’Brien shares footage from a new documentary on Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, the guys behind “Cantina Band” from Star Wars: Episode IV. Turns out they were way more than a one-hit wonder.
Hot Toys’ Dark Side version of its Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith Anakin Skywalker action figure is bound to be a collector’s item since it can be picked up only at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con. It comes with a head sculpt with Sith lord eyes and a light-up diorama base.
Most of the prop sections used to film the assault on the Death Star in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope have been lost. Hollywood Memorabilia got its hands on one of the few surviving sections. It was previously owned by an ILM employee and a Star Wars collector.
Hot Toys presents this amazing likeness of actor Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story. The figure comes with 10 swappable hands, a blaster, lucky dice, a watch and a communicator. The Deluxe version adds a fur coat, goggles and a belt.
Regal Robot has a big blast from the past for anyone who collected or drooled for Kenner’s Star Wars figures. The Collector Case Storage Table looks like one of the Kenner mini-action figure collector’s cases. The table’s removable dividers let you store a variety of objects.
“What each one of these buttons does, I have no idea…” Greg Dietrich, Jake Polatty, and a group of other Star Wars fans have spent over six years painstakingly designing and building a picture-perfect replica of the cockpit of the ship that did the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.