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Hasbro and Previews have teamed up for two exclusive Star Wars Mighty Muggs available only in comic shops.  That’s pretty cool news for those of us who don’t have a Target and refuse to shop at Wal-Mart.  The two exclusives will feature the likenesses of Admiral Ackbar, and the Empire’s elite Shadow Stormtrooper. Each figure sells for $19.99, and both are available now. via Diamond Comic Distributors

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The first Robot Chicken: Star Wars DVD was released this week, and the episode earned an Emmy nomination for best animated episode, today Adult Swim has given the green light to Seth Green to follow up the success fo the first with Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II. Many members of the voice cast from the first special, including original “Star Wars” actors Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams — reprising their roles as Princess Leia and Lando Calrissian, respectively — are back. Also returning are Seth MacFarlane as Emperor Palpatine, Conan O’Brien as Zuckuss, Breckin Meyer as Admiral Ackbar

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DeviantArt is a great place to find works by the talented (and not so talented) artists of the world. Fortunately, “Jolly Jack” falls into the talented category and scores bonus points for the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull dig. What is it about George Lucas’ ability to create a character(s) that bring up so much hate per generation? Be it Admiral Ackbar, Jar-Jar Binks, Howard the Duck (admittedly not created by Lucas, but destroyed by him none-the-less), and now CG Gophers, Lucas has done wonders in getting the fanboy community to stop fighting amongst themselves over

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