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Is it fake news or fake discounts? Well, according to Consumer Watchdog it's supposedly the latter. Amazon is reportedly in some hot water with providing its consumers with "fake" discounts. Fox 31 has the full story.

JTA Ranked #24 Toy Blog Overall; #1 Star Wars Toy Blog Fan Site

Posted by Paul | March 14, 2017 at 10:06 AM ET |

We have just been contacted by feedspot.com that Jedi Temple Archives has been awarded Top 100 Toy Blog designation. We are thrilled to place as the #1 Star Wars fan site in this ranking. We are also #11 overall (YouTube.com channels not included) and #24 overall (YouTube.com channels included) competing with sites that cover all/other toy brands. Check out the complete ranking HERE.

Check Out This Cool Star Wars Jersey Auction

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2017 at 07:53 PM ET |

JTA reader mrgray1000 send us a link to a Star Wars Jersey auction held by Meigray Auctions. This is all for a great cause. Proceeds will benefit C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Click through for more!

NASCAR Racer Brennan Poole To Wear Star Wars Inspired Helmet

Posted by Paul | February 25, 2017 at 07:40 PM ET |

NASCAR racer Brennan Poole will be donning a red Five Star Wars helmet. NBC Sports has more.

If You Have This And No Longer Want It, Please Let Us Know

Posted by Paul | February 16, 2017 at 06:33 PM ET |

If by any chance you have the 2008 TLC Clone Attack On Coruscant Battle Packs set (NOT the ROTS or TAC versions) and want to part with it, please email us. We'd like to add it to our RDRs and VGs databases. Thank you!

I Am Your Father: David Prowse Documentary

Posted by Paul | February 16, 2017 at 07:52 AM ET |

JTA reader Snowdroid directs our attention to a pretty neat documentary on David Prowse which features the actor himself. Click through for more information on this.

There Is Another.... 40th Anniversary In 2017

Posted by Paul | February 14, 2017 at 10:56 AM ET |

There is another outer space related big 40th anniversary to celebrate in 2017. 40 years ago on February 14, 1977, the B-52s played their very first concert at a friend's house in Athens GA. They proved so popular that they played their entire set list again as an encore. After hearing Rock Lobster in 1979, John Lennon (yes, that John Lennon) was inspired to go back into the studio and record and remained a fan until his tragic death. Best known for the late 80s/early 90s hits Love Shack and Roam, the B-52s encouraged individuality and to bravely let your freak flag fly. They continue to maintain a hybrid of dedicated fans four decades after their inception. Thank you for the happiness, joy and music you brought to Earth from that UFO!

Happy 85th Birthday To John Williams!

Posted by Paul | February 08, 2017 at 10:31 PM ET |

Happy 85th birthday to the talented John Williams. Thank you for developing scores for the first six amazing Star Wars films (we won't hold the seventh film against you). And we will never forget the indelible mark you've left on cinema with Indiana Jones, Jaws, Home Alone, E.T. and the list goes on and on and one.... THANK YOU!

2017 Is All About The Big 4-0: New Line Look Revealed!

Posted by Paul | January 25, 2017 at 05:45 PM ET |

UK Toy Fair is in full swing and our friends at Jedi News are on site for the latest news. (See you guys at NY Toy Fair!) The big news so far is the official reveal of the 40 line look which will been seen across multiple licenses. And you can expect the same to come from Hasbro as well.... at least up until Episode VIII. But if they're smart, they'll continue it as a sub-line for longer that that. Anyway, check out the latest from Jedi News.

Spacewalls Custom Diorama Backdrops For 3.75" Figures

Posted by Chuck | January 06, 2017 at 08:20 PM ET |

If you haven't seen these yet, be sure to check out Galactic Trading Post's custom 3.75" Spacewalls, now listed on Amazon. These will make amazing backdrops for your displays, and 1:6 scale is coming as early as March. These were available just a few hours ago but now listed as unavailable. Look for them to be back in stock soon.

Jedi Temple Archives Presents: 2016 - The Year In Review

Posted by Paul | January 01, 2017 at 02:23 PM ET |

Here is Jedi Temple Archives' 2016 Year in Review! Reflect back with us as we go through all of the breaking news, headlines and events that made up the 2016 calendar year. At times it was a difficult and even tragic year, but it was also fun and exciting. And hopefully greater things are in store for 2017. Thank you for being part of this ride with us. Here is to a great 2017! You can verify all of these stories in our News Archives.

Happy New Year 2017!

Posted by Paul | January 01, 2017 at 07:59 AM ET |

Jedi Temple Archives wishes all of our readers and colleagues a very happy and healthy 2017! Here's to much better news and events for this brand new year!

UPDATE: Carrie Fisher Has Passed Away At 60

Posted by Paul | December 27, 2016 at 01:08 PM ET |

It is with the deepest of regrets that we announce the passing of our beloved princess Carrie Fisher. We wish her family comfort during this impossibly difficult time.

UPDATE: Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher's mother, has passed away one day after her daughter due to complications from a stroke.

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Posted by Andrew | December 25, 2016 at 05:48 PM ET |

Wishing everyone a safe and wonderful holiday!

Merry Christmas 2016!

Posted by Paul | December 25, 2016 at 07:55 AM ET |

Jedi Temple Archives wishes all of our readers and colleagues the merriest Christmas possible. Thank you for another great year! We're indebted for having such a wonderful audience from around the world with so many different backgrounds, insights and collecting focuses. Thank you for being part of our strange source of entertainment and for adding the best part of what happens here. We look forward to the amazing things coming for the 40th anniversary of Star Wars. Be safe and God bless you! He is the Reason for the season!

We posted this on our Facebook page already, but so many of you are writing in with links that we thought we should post on the front page. Carrie Fisher is in critical condition after enduring a cardiac episode while on a flight from London to LA. See more details at the LA Times.

UPDATE 1: TMZ is reporting she sustained a MASSIVE heart attack.

UPDATE 2: Carrie's brother, Todd Fisher, has told the Associated Press that she was "out of emergency" and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital.

UPDATE 3: Contrary to earlier reports, Todd Fisher has now told AP and several other press outlets that Fisher’s condition is currently uncertain, and that the actress is in Intensive Care. “She’s in the ICU and everybody’s praying for her,” Todd Fisher told Variety during a phone interview. “There’s nothing new from the doctors. There’s nothing new at all. … There’s no good news or bad news.”

UPDATE 4: On Christmas Day, Carrie Fisher's mother Debbie Reynolds spoke out after her daughter suffered a heart attack. "Carrie is in stable condition. If there is a change, we will share it."

Starwarsauthentics.com To Provide Star Wars Photos and Autographs

Posted by Chuck | December 21, 2016 at 02:47 PM ET |

Topps, Authenticators, Inc. and Lucasfilm today announced the launch of starwarsauthentics.com, giving Star Wars fans worldwide an exclusive online destination for photos and authenticated autographs from iconic Star Wars actors. The site launched today following the highly anticipated release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Click through for the full report.

Rogue One Countdown - Awesome Aliens

Posted by Andrew | December 15, 2016 at 02:01 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. This final countdown post features awesome aliens!

Rogue One Countdown - Orson Krennic

Posted by Andrew | December 14, 2016 at 01:41 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Orson Krennic.

Rogue One Countdown - Saw Gerrera

Posted by Andrew | December 13, 2016 at 11:49 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Saw Gerrera.

Rogue One Countdown - K-2SO

Posted by Andrew | December 12, 2016 at 02:29 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is K-2SO.

Rogue One Countdown - Jyn Erso

Posted by Andrew | December 11, 2016 at 03:59 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Jyn Erso.

Rogue One Countdown - Galen Erso

Posted by Andrew | December 10, 2016 at 03:48 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Galen Erso.

Rogue One Countdown - Cassian Andor

Posted by Andrew | December 09, 2016 at 05:18 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Cassian Andor.

 

Rogue One Countdown - Bodhi Rook

Posted by Andrew | December 08, 2016 at 01:28 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Bodhi Rook.

Will May 4, 2017 Be The Greatest Star Wars Day Ever?

Posted by Paul | December 07, 2016 at 01:30 PM ET |

Wouldn't 2017's May the 4th be the perfect day to start a major celebration of the 40th anniversary of Star Wars?

Are There More Lovely Inanimate Visages Than These?

Posted by Paul | December 07, 2016 at 01:15 PM ET |

Is there anything more beautiful than this as far as Star Wars collecting goes?

Rogue One Countdown - Chirrut Îmwe

Posted by Andrew | December 07, 2016 at 01:26 AM ET |

Join JTA as we count down to the premiere of Roge One: A Star Wars Story. Every day we'll be spotlighting a character from the new film. Today is Chirrut Îmwe.

Kmart Exclusive Jyn Erso Black Series Figure ON SALE!

Posted by Andrew | December 05, 2016 at 03:36 PM ET |

Kmart is having a sale on their Jyn Erso Black Series Exclusive! Now only $19.99 online. Better hurry, this figure makes a great stocking stuffer. (Provided you have a larger than average stocking. It's a big box.)

JTA Holiday Gift Guide - Episode 4

Posted by Andrew | December 04, 2016 at 01:23 PM ET |

Throughout this holiday shopping season I'll be alerting you to awesome Star Wars gifts for that special someone on your shopping list. (Even if that "someone" is you.) Word of warning: some gifts might be too good to be true. ;) Click here for more!

   

 

 

JTA Holiday Gift Guide - Episode 3

Posted by Andrew | December 01, 2016 at 01:35 PM ET |

Throughout this holiday shopping season I'll be alerting you to awesome Star Wars gifts for that special someone on your shopping list. (Even if that "someone" is you.) Word of warning: some gifts might be too good to be true. ;) Click here for more!

   

 

JTA Holiday Gift Guide - Episode 2

Posted by Andrew | November 28, 2016 at 07:23 PM ET |

Throughout this holiday shopping season I'll be alerting you to awesome Star Wars gifts for that special someone on your shopping list. (Even if that "someone" is you.) Word of warning: some gifts might be too good to be true. ;) Click here for more!

   

   

 

Kohl's Cyber Sale - Ends November 30th

Posted by Paul | November 27, 2016 at 07:33 PM ET |

Now through November 30th, save money at Kohl's by using promo code SHOP20 for an extra 20% off your order. They also will give you free shipping with orders over $25. Rogue One products are in stock including their exclusive.

Exclusive Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Poster!

Posted by Andrew | November 27, 2016 at 06:51 PM ET |

A special new poster for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to be given away to the first thousand people attending a screening at El Capitan Theatre. Click here to see the poster full-size and get the details.

JTA Welcomes New Staff Member Andrew Cambalik!

Posted by Paul | November 26, 2016 at 06:45 PM ET |

Chuck and I are THRILLED to welcome new staff member Andrew Cambalik to the team at Jedi Temple Archives. A longtime reader, Andrew officially jumps on board to help us out with the daily grind of the site. A professional graphic designer by day, Andrew has a keen eye for the art in things and it is this among his many other talents that will make him a hugely important part of our site. With an unbridled and unparalleled passion for Star Wars and Star Wars collecting, we're thankful that he is using his skills and releasing his energy here at Jedi Temple Archives. Be sure to welcome him here if you haven't already! Click through for his bio, and be sure to see a clever and succinct summary online YouTube video HERE!

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story New IMAX Posters Revealed

Posted by Andrew | November 26, 2016 at 02:17 PM ET |

Three new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story IMAX Posters have been revealed. Click here to see larger versions.

      

Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

Posted by Paul | November 24, 2016 at 09:33 AM ET |

JTA wishes all of our readers and colleagues a Happy Thanksgiving. We'd ask you to be thankful for something important this year. What a luxury we have to waste free time talking about plastic men and women, and act like it's the most important thing on Earth. Tell a family member you love him or her and be sure to think twice before speaking to someone to ensure it comes across in love. God bless!

New Tomica Star Wars Tsum Tsum Cars Revealed

Posted by Andrew | November 22, 2016 at 01:25 AM ET |

If you like anthropomorphic vehicles, Tsum Tsum AND Star Wars, then you are in luck! Tomica has announced a new line of Star Wars Tsum Tsum cars in the LINE collection. (The reason there are tiny versions of some of the cars on top of some of the larger cars is a tie-in with the Disney Tsum Tum line.) The regular Tomica cars cover everything from Godzilla to Pixar. The cars themselves are slightly bigger than a Hot Wheels vehicle and about 8x the price. These will be in-stock early December from Amazon. Click here for more pics.

 

New Rogue One Jakks Pacific Figures Arriving To TARGET

Posted by Paul | November 18, 2016 at 07:47 PM ET |

We have no idea if this is old or new because distribution is so horrid generally speaking, but JTA reader Logan has found two of the latest Jakks Pacific 18" figures including Scarif Stormtrooper and Imperial Hovertank Pilot at his local TARGET.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Featurette

Posted by Andrew | November 17, 2016 at 03:50 PM ET |

As if I couldn’t be more excited about this film! New Rogue One featurette just released! Click through to check out the video and add your thoughts!


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