You Can Now Fix Pretty Much Anything Using Star Wars-Branded Duct Tape

Star Wars Celebration has officially opened the flood gates for a tidal wave of new Star Wars merchandise. And if you thought for one second that Lucasfilm had lost its marketing magic after being bought by Disney, you can now buy officially-branded Star Wars duct tape—perfect for fixing the power converters you… » 4/17/15 6:20pm Friday 6:20pm

Lego's tiny Tatooine playset includes an adorable mini Sandcrawler

Lego has just released some official photos of its upcoming Tatooine Mini-build playset. And like the Lego SHIELD Helicarrier, the miniature 178-piece set includes microfigure versions of Luke Skywalker, C3PO, R2-D2, and a pair of Jawas—just look at how adorably tiny they are. » 4/16/15 5:40pm Thursday 5:40pm

Let's Break Down The Secrets And Spectacle Of The New Star Wars Trailer!

The latest trailer for The Force Awakens is here! While we're still trying to calm ourselves down, there's plenty of discussion to be had about all the goodies we can find in all this new footage. Join us once again as we go on a spoiler-and-speculation-laden dive into the latest scenes from a Galaxy far, far away. » 4/16/15 4:27pm Thursday 4:27pm

#C3PO Is Trending: Now Star Wars Emoji Are Just a Hashtag Away

Hey guess what, there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out! And as the latest ploy to dominate the online conversation, the film has partnered with Twitter to create emoji-generating hashtags for three members of the Episode VII universe, just as a new teaser trailer hits at Star Wars Celebration. » 4/16/15 2:20pm Thursday 2:20pm

Star Wars Fans Are Going To Absolutely Love These New Collectibles

Today in Anaheim, California, Star Wars Celebration 2015 kicks off in one of the best years to ever be a Star Wars fan. Not only does Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit theaters in December bringing with it new characters and the original cast, but ThinkGeek has just revealed a huge collection of Star Wars-themed… » 4/16/15 12:14pm Thursday 12:14pm

Build your own Obi-Wan Kenobi and General Grievous Lego figures

Following up on the Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker Buildable Figures revealed at Toy Fair 2015 earlier this year, Lego is introducing four new figures at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, this week staring with Obi-Wan Kenobi and the lightsaber-hoarding General Grievous. » 4/15/15 12:40pm Wednesday 12:40pm

Your Car (or Landspeeder) Deserves These Death Star Hanging "Dice"

If you don't already have tickets, a hotel room, or flights booked to Anaheim for the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, this week, it's time to suck it up and come to terms with the fact that the only way you're going to get your hands on exclusive merchandise like these Death Star rearview… » 4/14/15 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

It's Hard To Tell These Quadcopter Speeder Bikes From the Movie Props

It's not quite as thrilling as the original Endor chase sequence from Return of the Jedi, but Adam Woodworth has now created a Luke version of his speeder bike quadcopter allowing him and another pilot to recreate that scene while safely perched behind a pair of controllers. » 4/10/15 1:41pm 4/10/15 1:41pm

Is Han Solo's Coat Blue Or Brown? It's That Damn Dress All Over Again

Hey, remember that dress that the internet went completely insane over? The one that some people swore was white and gold, but other were defiantly certain was blue and black? Well, it turns out the Star Wars universe has its own version of the dress — specifically, Han Solo's coat from Empire Strikes Back. » 4/09/15 5:25pm 4/09/15 5:25pm

All Your Baby Needs To Know Can Be Learned From These Star Wars Blocks 

Given how vast the Star Wars universe has become it's no surprise that finding an object or character for every letter of the alphabet wasn't that difficult a task. And if you're one of the thousands of fans lucky enough to be attending the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, next week, you'll actually have… » 4/08/15 7:27pm 4/08/15 7:27pm

A Star Wars Space Slug Jack-in-the-Box Is the Greatest Toy In Any Galaxy

The official Star Wars website has just given fans a sneak peek at all the exclusive merchandise that will be available during the upcoming Star Wars Celebration being held in Anaheim, California next week. And that includes this wonderful asteroid-themed hand-cranked Jack-in-the-box that features a pop-up space slug… » 4/08/15 2:21pm 4/08/15 2:21pm

Everything about this 8-inch Lego Stormtrooper figure is perfect

Lego can be used to build almost anything, although few people think to turn those bricks into action figures. But that's probably soon going to change now that umamen has crafted this incredibly-detailed and articulated eight-inch Stormtrooper figure that even includes a swappable head revealing a brick version of… » 4/07/15 5:01pm 4/07/15 5:01pm

The io9 Guide To Star Wars

Star Wars occupies a huge place in the history of science fiction and fantasy. The first movie, in 1977, changed the genre forever. And this year marks the first new Star Wars film in a decade, with revamped continuity. So now's the perfect time for a refresher course. Here's io9's easy-to-read guide to Star Wars. » 4/06/15 9:05pm 4/06/15 9:05pm