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Wookiee Radio 38: Thrawn, Vader, Oh My

Wookiee Radio 38: Thrawn, Vader, Oh My

This week Mike returns to the Smugglers Three. New York Comic-Con was this past weekend and we have news from Sphero, Lucasfilm Publishing, Habro and many more.
This week’s stories include:
1) A new book about Thrawn is coming next summer.
2) IDW is doing a Star Wars: Forces of Destiny book.
3) Sphero and Ubtech have new robots coming.
4) According to rumors Star Wars: The Last Jedi may be the longest Star Wars film yet.
5) Hasbro showed us the newest figures in the 6” Black Series, Mighty Muggs and 3.75′ lines.
6) Disney signs a new deal to provide Star Wars BTS footage to Noovie, a new pre-movie in cinema show.

Wookiee Radio 37: Trailers, Trailers Everywhere

Wookiee Radio 37: Trailers, Trailers Everywhere

This week, the Smugglers Three are only two as Mike is mourning the recent passing of his father.  Though he will be missed, your father is one with the Force now Mike.

 

Topics discussed in this episode include:

 

  1. The new trailer for The Last Jedi will air during an episode of Monday Night Football
  2. A new trailer has been released for the next season of Forces Of Destiny
  3. There is an update on the airdates of the new season Rebels
  4. We have a couple of interesting news items about the Han Solo movie
  5. A new one-shot comic titled Last Jedi: Storms Of Crait will come out in December
  6. Did K2-SO survive the events of Rogue Squadron?
  7. There is a new science based Star Wars show on YouTube

Wookiee Radio 36: Presenting Darth Jar Jar

Wookiee Radio 36: Presenting Darth Jar Jar

This week, the Smugglers Three talk about expensive toys, Carrie Fisher’s daughter, and Sith Lord Jar Jar Bunks.  Yes, you read that correctly.
Topics discussed on this episode include:
1. The book of short stories about the casino Canto Bight
2. Twenty-one facts about the Lego Collector’s Series Millennium Falcon
3. The top most expensive Star Wars collectables of all time
4. The possibility of Jar Jar Binks being a secret Sith Lord
5. Carrie Fisher’s daughter auditioned for the part of Rey in Force Awakens

Wookiee Radio 35: Porg, Porg & Porg

Wookiee Radio 35: Porg, Porg & Porg

This week, the Smugglers Three cover everything from new toys, to new cartoon episodes to the new (or not so new) director of Episode IX.

Topics discussed on this episode include:
1. Rebels has a new time slot.
2. J. J. Abrams is returning to direct Episode IX
3. Hasbro has released images of some new figures coming out
4. New episodes of Forces Of Destiny are coming soon
5. A look behind the panels of the new Captain Phasma miniseries
6. Book and comic releases
7. Some facts about Porgs

Wookiee Radio 34: It’s Beginning To Look Like Kamino

Wookiee Radio 34: It’s Beginning To Look Like Kamino

Your Smugglers Three have returned to full strength. Mike has escaped the belly of the space slug just to crash land in an area that is beginning to look like Kamino, but a little storm cannot stop the rebel transmission of Wookiee Radio.
This week we cover:

  • The ISS National Lab – CASIS 2017 mission patch designed by legendary Star Wars designer Doug Chiang.
  • Colin Trevorrow is out as director of Star Wars Episode IX. What happened and what does this mean for the future of the saga.
  • The second trailer for “Star Wars: Rebels” season 4 is here. What did it show and what are we looking forward to in the final season.
  • We have a story about “What Star Wars novels have been getting wrong”

Wookiee Radio 33: Porg Friday

Wookiee Radio 33: Porg Friday

This week, Mike is once again missing, forcing Derrick and Ken to record the podcast without him. Did Mike get detained by the Imperials again? Quite possibly. Don’t worry Mike, Derrick and Ken are already planning your rescue! Well, after they talk about Force Friday 2 of course.

Topics discussed on this episode:
1. Rian Johnson claims the new batch of Star Wars toys does not spoil anything from The Last Jedi
2. A rundown of Force Friday 2 events at various stores
3. What is this “Find The Force” business all about?
4. A new Lightsaber AR game is coming out
5. Some images of new starships from The Last Jedi have come out
6. Sphero has a couple of new droids coming out
7. Topps has a new trading card set for The Last Jedi
8. What could the new Force Ghost Obi-Wan toy possibly mean?
9. The winner of Force Friday 2….A giant stuffed Porg
10. New LEGO sets for The Last Jedi

Wookiee Radio 32: Unaltertered Obi-Wan

Wookiee Radio 32: Unaltertered Obi-Wan

Your Smugglers Three have returned for another exciting episode of Wookiee Radio. The Empire are still trying to block our signal but we will endure.

On this week’s show:

  • Rumor has it that Lucasfilm is in pre-production on a new Obi-Wan stand alone film.
  • Pros and cons of Ewan McGregor possibly returning to the role
  • Boba Fett, Yoda and Jabba the Hutt films may also be in the works
  • When should you introduce your kids to Star Wars? Jaime Greene and Michael Moreci give their opinions. http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-parenting
  • Screen Rant has 10 things that they believe Star Wars fans don’t understand about the Wars

Wookiee Radio 31: Let The Wookiee Win

Wookiee Radio 31: Let The Wookiee Win

The Smugglers Three are back after for another tale of scum and villainy from that galaxy far,far away. We are still fighting the imperial jamming, but they can’t stop the rebel message.

On this week’s show:

  • Kieron Gillen was interviewsed about taking over the Star Wars comic and where are they going from here
  • Daniel Wallace talks about his new book “Star Wars: On The Front Lines”
  • Fantasy Flight is releasing “Star Wars: Legion” early next year
  • Fantasy Flight is also re-releasing the West End Games Star Wars RPG original rulebook and sourcebook to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the game.
  • A new Funko Pop has been leaked and it is a new resistance BB unit.

Wookiee Radio 30: Another Chapter In The Saga

Wookiee Radio 30: Another Chapter In The Saga

This week, the Imperials interfere with the Wookiee Radio signal, cutting our broadcast short.  Before getting cut off, the Smugglers Three manage to discuss a few topics, such as an article discussing why Star Wars is not an true Sci-Fi flick, and fake facts that fans assume are true.  The gang begins to talk about some of the greatest Star Wars items in the galaxy when the signal is lost.

Does this spell doom for the Smugglers Three?   Or will they be able to revive their broadcast despite Imperial interference?  Only time will tell.

Wookiee Radio 29: Experience The Void

Wookiee Radio 29: Experience The Void

This week, the Smugglers Three cover a couple of items about Star Wars attractions at the Disney theme parks, and then cover some news about The Last Jedi, including a review of some released pictures from the film.  After that, we move to the upcoming Han solo film and discus the inclusion of a certain relative of the director, as well as the recently announced composer.  Next, we talk about Captain Rex ties to Return Of The Jedi, and then a recent announcement about Episode 9 getting a new writer.  Finally, we finish the episode with coverage of the comics, including some interesting news about an upcoming Star Wars story line.