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We Need Bill Sienkiewicz's Star Wars Celebration 2019 Leia Piece

3 of Bill Sienkiewicz’s Star Wars Celebration 2019 Pieces

Legendary artist Bill Sienkiewicz just shared three of his new pieces for Star Wars Celebration Chicago, and we NEED the Princess General Leia one. Obviously, all three are incredible pieces– The Kylo Ren one is 11×17 in mixed media on watercolor paper, Sienkiewicz shared on his post. Darth Vader is 24×30 mixed media on board. And […]

Hallmark PopMinded Bringing Exclusives to Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Hallmark PopMinded Bringing Exclusives to Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Hallmark PopMinded is bringing a bunch of cool exclusives that collectors are going to freak out about getting at this years Star Wars Celebration Chicago. New ornaments, Itty Bittys pins, and maybe the coolest salt and pepper shaker of all-time will be available at the show, along with the usual buttons they hand out all […]

Star Wars Celebration Exclusives Coming From LEGO, Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant and LEGO will be at Star Wars Celebration next month, bringing exclusives that will be hard to get and much desired. LEGO will have their first LEGO bust, while Gentle Giant will have two amazing looking busts available of a Star Wars Rebels general and a stunning version of a fan-favorite villain. Check […]

Hayden Christensen Heads to Star Wars Celebration Chicago!

He was supposed to be the chosen one, and after a long absence from the galaxy far, far away Hayden Christensen is headed to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago next month! Christensen played young-adult Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels, eventually becoming *gasp* Darth Vader at the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. This means […]

The Entire Schedule for Star Wars Celebration Chicago is Now LIVE!

The day we’ve been [dreading] waiting for is here! The FULL panel schedule for next month’s Star Wars Celebration Chicago has been released! Here’s some highlights from to hold you over: Celebration Stage Schedule Wintrust Arena The Celebration Stage will shine with bright stars and original entertainment all weekend. Hosted by Celebration fan favorite […]

Funko Reveals Their Star Wars Celebration Chicago Exclusives

Funko has revealed their exclusives that will be available at this years Star Wars Celebration being held in Chicago April 11-15. One thing is for certain: fans of chrome Pops will be super excited. Funko runs their booth at Celebration like SDCC and other big cons, meaning that the only way to get into their […]

Disney+ Series ‘The Mandalorian’ Heads to Star Wars Celebration for a Panel

We are thrilled to report that the upcoming Disney+ streaming service Star Wars spinoff series The Mandalorian is heading to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago for a panel! From Star Learn about the perilous world of The Mandalorian with Jon Favreau (executive producer and writer) and Dave Filoni (executive producer and director) in a special panel discussion […]

Forest Whitaker, Katee Sackhoff Headed to Star Wars Celebration

Star Wars Celebration in Chicago isn’t slowing down on guest announcements ahead of their April show, adding Forest Whitaker and Katee Sackhoff! Oscar winning actor Forest Whitaker brought grizzled extremist leader Saw Gerrera to life in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and we’re super excited he’ll be joining his fellow cosmic conflict alum in Chicago.   […]

Yes, Star Wars Celebration Will Have a ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Panel!

We knew it was coming, but this morning Star Wars Celebration Chicago confirmed that yes, there will be a panel devoted to the upcoming final chapter of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: Episode IX. This is the panel you’ve been waiting for! Don’t miss the Star Wars: Episode IX panel with director @jjabrams at #StarWarsCelebration Chicago! Want […]

Fantasy Flight Games Teases a Vader Worthy of Celebration

Star Wars Celebration is coming to Chicago this April 11th–15th, and if you didn’t have a good enough reason to crash the party, Fantasy Flight Games might have come up with one: Sure, you probably already have a Darth Vader for your Star Wars: Legion collection, but I guarantee you don’t have a Vader miniature this […]

Beautiful Art of Mark Hamill’s Favorite ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Moment

One of our favorite parts of a Star Wars Celebration being right around the corner is the amount of incredible artwork that’ll be available at the event. Like this beautiful and heartbreaking piece from Karen Hallion of Luke Skywalker kissing General Leia’s head from the Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene. The piece will be […]

Star Wars Celebration: ‘Phantom Menace’ 20th Anniversary, More Guests!

We need a minute after the reminder that Star Wars: The Phantom Menace turns 20 this year, but, it does, and Star Wars Celebration in Chicago is marking the occasion with an anniversary panel. The two new guests announced this morning for Star Wars Celebration in Chicago are the original smooth-talkin-cape-wearin Lando Calrissian actor Billie Dee Williams, and […]

Star Wars Celebration 2019 Chicago Poster Revealed, Guest Announcements Too!

2019 will see the Star Wars Celebration convention stop by in Chicago, and we’ve got our first look at the exclusive poster created for this year’s event. Along with the poster reveal, was the announcement that Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo will be attending the Celebration this year, as well as Sam Witer, Greg Grunberg, Greg Proops, Dave Chapman, Ian McElhinney, Orli Shoshan, and […]

Disney+ First Look Coming in April, May Include ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney’s streaming service Disney+ will reportedly reveal a first look this April. Specifically, on Disney Investor’s Day, April 11th, which just HAPPENS to be during Star Wars Celebration. Variety NY Digital Editor Todd Spangler tweeted about the news: Disney says it will demo Disney+ at its investor day on April 11, including first look at some […]

Star Wars Celebration Gets Voice Actor Guests In Force

2019 will see the grand convention of all things Cosmic Conflict hitting Chicago, IL in April.  We’re of course talking about Star Wars Celebration, the semi-annual (there wasn’t one in 2018) event which celebrates the wonderful world of Star Wars. The convention has already announced a list of hosts and author guests, and now we have […]

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Star Wars Celebration Announces Author Guests, Including Timothy Zhan

Star Wars Celebration is only five moths away believe it or not, and the guest list is starting to take shape. A list of authors that will be in attendance has come out, all will be on hand signing books, appearing on panels, and more. While there may be many more announcements, let’s dive into […]

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Date and Location Announced for Star Wars Celebration 2019!

In today’s video from Star Wars Today on, the time and place for 2019’s Star Wars Celebration was finally announced. There’d been speculation that it would return once again to the Anaheim Convention Center in August around D23’s dates, however that turned out to be wildly off. It turns out that it will be […]


Kevin Feige Says No Hall H For Marvel At SDCC This Year

If you’ve ever wanted to get into Hall H at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) but never had the chance, 2018 may be your year! During the ginormous Marvel press day in Los Angeles today, MCU boss Kevin Feige confirmed that the studio will NOT have a panel in the largest room at the July convention in […]