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Keep It Here For The Latest NY Toy Fair Updates!

Posted by Paul | February 15, 2014 at 06:16 AM EDT |

JTA is off to NY International Toy Fair in NYC where we will attend the Hasbro presentation and find out the good, the bad and the ugly news and report it all back to you. While JTA remains committed to being a website and not a "Fakebook" page, we encourage you to bear with us as we will post live updates there until we can get it on the front page. We know a large percentage of our readers are anti social media, but please bear with us and just follow us so you don't miss a beat of the breaking news. Our Facebook page can be found RIGHT HERE.

Star Wars Celebration VII Officially Announced for 2015!

Posted by Chuck | July 28, 2013 at 11:43 AM EDT |

Celebration VII was officially announced at Closing Ceremonies of CEII. Looks like we get CVII as a prep for EVII! Anahein, CA is the place in 2015, April 16-19 are the dates! Tickets go on sale next month! Click through for the preview site!

Collecting After Dark!

Posted by Paul | July 17, 2013 at 05:34 PM EDT |

At Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 the most rare items won't be on the show floor, they'll only be available AFTER DARK. The CE2 Collecting Track is excited to announce Collecting After Dark, a Star Wars Collector's Swap Meet where fans from across the globe can come to trade their Star Wars goods. Bring your items to sell or trade or add some new stuff to your collection. From new to vintage, rare prototypes and more, you never know what you'll find After Dark! So join us Saturday, July 27, 11:00 PM at the Atlantic Congress Hotel, just half a mile from the convention center.

Celebration Europe: Showcase Your Unique Star Wars Collectibles

Posted by Paul | June 27, 2013 at 11:05 PM EDT |

Have an awesome vintage item? Maybe a really cool limited edition Star Wars collectible? We want to see it! Bring your treasure to the Collecting Track room (Halle Ruhr) and show it off before hundreds of other collectors during the three days of the show. Your collectible must be small enough to fit into a standard counter-height display case and it will be locked up while on display. While you’re at Celebration Europe, make sure to stop by and view what promises to be some truly amazing treasures. If you're interested in showcasing your Star Wars collectibles at Celebration Europe, please contact Marjorie Carvalho at marjorie@swactionnews.com. Please note that Celebration Europe will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

Our friends at MintInBox.net are proud to reveal their Celebration II exclusive. They will be offering six Bounty Hunter sketch cards with images clearly inspired by Gentle Giant Ltd.'s Mini Busts! Check out this beautiful array of scum and villainy!

Complete C2E2 Event Coverage At Sandtroopers.com

Posted by Paul | May 01, 2013 at 02:30 PM EDT |

In case you haven't checked out all of the fun you missed at C2E2, be sure to check out the full coverage from our friends at Sandtroopers.com where they were also in the good company of JTA affiliates Yakface.com and SWActionNews.com. It was a fun event for all and we wish we could have joined them!

Toy Fair 2013 - Comic Images, Commonwealth and Diamond Select Toys

Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2013 at 05:26 PM EDT |

We wrap up our Toy Fair galleries with a look at a few more companies offering Star Wars collectibles. Click through to check out Comic Images, Commonwealth and Diamond Select Toys (via Diamond Distributors). A big thanks to all of our viewers for supporting us and stopping by our Toy Fair galleries. Stay tuned though, we have a few more things to post over the next day or two.

   

Toy Fair 2013 - Underground Toys Gallery

Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2013 at 05:01 PM EDT |

Underground Toys had their usual assortment of plush toys on display, including both their 2012 Darth Maul packaging and their 2013 Yoda packaging. Click through to see what they had to offer!

   

Toy Fair 2013 - Uncle Milton Booth

Posted by Chuck | February 12, 2013 at 07:03 AM EDT |

Uncle Milton always brings some interesting Star Wars related science to Toy Fair. Click through to check out what they showed off this year, including a very cool "Force Lightning Energy Ball".

   

NYCC: Jon Paul Kaiser Opening!

Posted by Paul | October 17, 2012 at 11:31 AM EDT |

Our friend Big Kev at BigKevsGeekStuff.com via The Force United has a ton of great images from the Jon Paul Kaiser opening which showcases some amazing 3D art. These "figures" look awfully similar to Mighty Muggs, but the artwork is spectacular! See some of your favorite Star Wars characters in this very special format!

     

Ian McDiarmid To Appear At NYCC!

Posted by Paul | August 30, 2012 at 12:37 PM EDT |

Ian McDiarmid is coming to 2012's New York Comic Con! Click through for more information!

CVI: Star Wars: Detours (The Next New Star Wars Controversy)

Posted by Paul | August 26, 2012 at 03:38 PM EDT |

We went to the Super Secret Star Wars Panel with Seth Green and as you've heard, a new Star Wars animated comedy show is coming; Star Wars: Detours. While it was indeed funny (and the panel was even better with Special Guest George Lucas showing up), we bet the show will end up being more controversial than anything else. See what you think!

Check Out Our Facebook Page Photos!

Posted by Morgan | August 22, 2012 at 08:03 PM EDT |

JTA's Facebook page is blowing up with photos from the CVI floor! Head to our Facebook page to check these out!

The Staff Of Jedi Temple Archives Is On Its Way To Orlando!

Posted by Paul | August 22, 2012 at 10:28 AM EDT |

The staff of Jedi Temple Archives are enroute to Orlando, Florida for Celebration VI! Our moderators will cover for us until we get there: Paul Harrison by plane and Chuck Paskovics by car (sucker). We can't wait to meet our fans and readers, so please stop by and see us! This will be a [week] long remembered! May the Force be with you! Here is your last chance to prepare for the event. Like us on Facebook and/or follow us on Twitter!

JTA Celebration VI Promo Cards Revealed, Part 2

Posted by Paul | August 22, 2012 at 12:03 AM EDT |

Our final two promo cards are now revealed, including the launch of our brand new medallion-style logo! Click through for the full reveal!

Celebration VI Coverage Starts Now!

Posted by Chuck | August 21, 2012 at 01:00 PM EDT |

No, this is not our breaking news, but it is great news! Celebration kicks off this week so it's time to launch our CVI Coverage Page! Check back here regularly because we will be posting links to all of our coverage, collected in one location for easy access! As always, a quick-link will be available in the top right of our main page for easy access all week! You will also find a downloadable PDF of all of the exclusives you can hunt for at CVI, including freebies! This list will be available in printed form to all attendees of the Collecting at Celebration panel at 1pm on Thursday! Just visit the 'Freebies' section of our main coverage page.

Also, a big thanks to Brian's Toys for sponsoring our coverage this year! Because of their efforts we will be able to bring our readers even more in-depth coverage! Plus, during celebration you can get free shipping on all orders over $50 with a special CVI coupon code... click through for this and more!

We now take you back to our breaking news...

Brian's Toys

JTA Celebration VI Promo Cards Revealed, Part 1

Posted by Chuck | August 21, 2012 at 11:08 AM EDT |

Celebration VI is days away! Click through for a full reveal of our first two promo cards being offered this week at the show!

DCSWCC Millennium Falcon Patch Set

Posted by Paul | August 20, 2012 at 08:25 PM EDT |

Do you have what it takes to make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs? See if you can track down this unique patch set available exclusively at Celebration VI! Six members of the Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) have joined forces to create the club's first ever puzzle patch set, which when assembled represents the shape of the Millennium Falcon. The set is approved by Lucasfilm as an exclusive for Celebration VI and is strictly limited to 300 sets. Click through for more!

Celebration VI Collector Club Patches

Posted by Paul | August 20, 2012 at 08:11 AM EDT |

Five Star Wars collecting clubs along with the Celebration VI Collecting Track will mark Celebration VI by giving away sections of an exclusive 6-piece patch set. When assembled, the pieces form a Clone Wars themed movie poster. The poster features characters from all six movies of the Star Wars saga along with characters from The Clone Wars TV series. The clubs participating in this project are the Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), the Ohio Star Wars Collectors Club (OSWCC), the Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society (PSWCS), the Star Wars Grand Florida Alliance (SWGFA), the Seattle Area Lucasfilm Artifact Collectors Club (SARLACC) and the Celebration VI Collecting Track. Lead designer Bill Cable of PSWCS conceived the idea for the patch, and completed the design with substantial assistance from leaders of the participating groups. Click through for more!

Yakface.com Updates How To Obtain One Of Their Limited CVI Badges!

Posted by Paul | August 17, 2012 at 11:04 PM EDT |

Our friends at Yakface.com, who have clearly stolen the show for this year's best badge exclusive, have posted an update on how you can secure one of only 250 of these awesome Lucasfilm, Ltd. approved CVI collectibles. Click through to find out more!

The Jedi Assembly Charity Event

Posted by Paul | August 17, 2012 at 05:20 PM EDT |

The Jedi Assembly has a charity event update for our readers. Click through for their update!

Exclusive JTA Promo Cards Available at Celebration VI!

Posted by Chuck | August 15, 2012 at 09:26 AM EDT |

Jedi Temple Archives is very proud to announce our own Celebration VI exclusive: four unique promo cards to be given out each day of the event! These four Lucasfilm, Ltd. approved cards each showcase a popular feature on our site including our Visual Guides, Research Droids Reviews and Special Reports, with the final card unveiling our new JTA medallion logo! Also, readers will be happy to know that we’ve immortalized the thumbnails to our popular 2011: It’s Down To Seven Special Report on the Special Reports promo card which includes the 100 vintage Kenner figures we featured in the report. Be sure to look for us at Celebration VI and at the various Collector focused events. We’ll be posting updates where to find us on Facebook and Twitter during the show to get these collectibles, so make sure you’re connected! Click through for a sampling of what we’re giving away this year! Thank you for your years of patronage! We hope to see some of you face to face at CVI!

The Jedi Assembly CVI Update!

Posted by Paul | August 13, 2012 at 09:25 PM EDT |

The Jedi Assembly is pleased to be able to offer a special Celebration 6 giveaway and they have a ton of announcements! Click through for more information!

Celebration VI Unified Site Patch Collectible

Posted by Chuck | August 13, 2012 at 07:00 PM EDT |

JTA will be involved in several cool collectible give-aways at Celebration VI! Click through to learn all the details on our first officially announced C6 JTA collectible...

Sandtroopers.com Covers Chicago Comic Con!

Posted by Paul | August 12, 2012 at 01:21 PM EDT |

Our friends at Sandtroopers.com have provided awesome Chicago Comic Con coverage this year. Be sure to check out what was going on there this year by clicking through!

Celebration VI: The Rancho Obi-Wan Experience Update!

Posted by Paul | August 11, 2012 at 06:53 AM EDT |

Exciting CVI details are coming in strongly for the Rancho Obi-Wan Experience! From membership kits to book signings, click through for the latest update from our friend Steve Sansweet on what you can expect at Celebration VI!

Underground Collecting Goes Public at the Celebration VI Swap Meet

Posted by Chuck | August 09, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT |

At Star Wars Celebration some of the hottest, hard to find collectibles aren't on the show floor but in the suitcase of your fellow fan.  Hotel sales have long been an after-hours activity of the Star Wars collector looking to find that rare vintage figure, a unique international item, or other prize Star Wars items.

This year at Star Wars Celebration VI the hotel sales get opened up to you!  Friday night after the con, the Star Wars Collectors' Swap Meet will be held at 6:30 pm in the new Star Wars Collectors' Social Area.  Bring some collectibles that you are willing to part with and see items from other Star Wars collections!  Make a trade, work a deal, and find that item that has eluded you for so long!

The Star Wars Collectors' Social Area is in room W304.  Set-up begins at 5pm for those bringing collectibles to sell or trade.  Selling is limited to just a handful of items per person though (what you can carry), so collectors should plan accordingly.

Diorama Workshop Sail Barge Update!

Posted by Paul | August 08, 2012 at 10:09 PM EDT |

Frank Diorio's Diorama Workshop has an incredible sneak peek at the Sail Barge that will be make its debut at CVI this year! Click through to check out his latest YouTube.com video!

CVI Collecting Track Update!

Posted by Paul | August 08, 2012 at 10:02 PM EDT |

The CVI Collecting Track would like to release the pic of the last wave of Star Tot characters we will be giving away at Celebration VI. Additionally, they would like to invite the community to come to the Swap Meet they have planned for 6:30 on Friday in the Social Area. Collectors will have a chance to sell/trade their collectibles, or just mingle with other collectors. Selling is limited to just a handful of items per person though (what you can carry), so collectors should plan accordingly. Set-up begins at 5:00.

Final Fourth Wave Of Star Tots Revealed!

Posted by Paul | August 07, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT |

Our friends at JediNews.co.uk exclusively reveal the final fourth wave of Star Tots! Check them out!

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