Day 192: “Clone Wars” by Cat Staggs

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Title: “Clone Wars”
Artist: Cat Staggs
Size: 16″ x 24″
Price: $15

Cat Staggs seems to have taken four of the images she drew on sketch cards for Topps’ The Clone Wars trading cards and combined them into a print. Clockwise from the top left, we see Asajj Ventress, Padmé Amidala, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ahsoka Tano.

I purchased this print from Cat Staggs at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 4, 2009.

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Day 186: Attack of the Clones stickers

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Item: StarWars stickers (autocollants)
Manufacturer: Heartline (a division of Hallmark Cards)
Price: $1

Released in 2002 was this package of stickers depicting characters from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. Each sheet contains 12 stickers–7 characters, 2 ships, 2 star fields, and the Star Wars logo. Each package contains four identical sheets.

Originally priced at $1.79 in the USA, I bought them for a dollar at Tampa Bay Comic Con.

Day 171: Star Wars: Attack of the Clones children’s book

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Item: Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Little Golden Book
Illustrator: Ethen Beavers
Author: Christopher Nicholas
Publisher: A Golden Book
Price: $4.99

The full Star Wars saga has been given the Little Golden Book treatment. The Attack of the Clones book not only features Senator Padmé Amidala on the cover, but in six of the illustrations inside the book. We start with the assassination attempt on the Coruscant landing platform. Next, we see Anakin Skywalker saving her from two kouhuns. The Senator travels home to Naboo and we see her with Anakin Skywalker in a meadow. We don’t see her on Tatooine, but when the story moves to Geonosis, we see her captured by Jango Fett and then in the Geonosian arena. Finally, we see  Padmé and Anakin marry on Naboo.

I purchased this book July 22, 2015, at Books-a-Million, six days before its official release.

Day 82: Limited Edition “Lucky Sevens” playing card

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Item: Limited Edition “Lucky Sevens” playing card
Backside Artist: Tsuneo Sanda
Manufacturer: Cartamundi
Event: Star Wars Celebration Anaheim
Price: Free

Cartamundi gave away “Lucky Sevens” playing cards during Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. Each card was a 7 in a different suit. These exclusive to Celebration Anaheim playing cards feature photographs of the most iconic “4 of a kind” characters in the Star Wars galaxy! Each giveaway card features a different card back design from an existing deck of Cartamundi-made Star Wars playing cards. Limit 1 per person per day. Each card is available for one day

One card featured Obi-Wan Kenobi as the seven of diamonds. The backside features art by Tsuneo Sanda that was on the prequels deck from the Star Wars Saga 2-pack.

I received this card for free from Cartamundi at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim in April 2015.

Day 35: Star Wars Episode I Heroes Chrome Poster

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Item: Star Wars Episode I Heroes Chrome Poster
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Material: Chromium KromeFX, foil-backed (thick paper stock)
Size: 24″ x 36″
Price: ??

Numerous Chrome Art posters were produced in the late 1990s. Most were matted to 8″ x 10″, but two full size posters were produced for Star Wars: Episode I. The heroes version featured here as well as a villains version which featured Darth Maul, Sebulba, Battle Droids, etc. Not only were these posters printed on a foil-backed paper, they were slightly embossed so that the character faces stood out.

I purchased both posters at Tatooine Traders at Disney-MGM Studios, i.e., Walt Disney World. The metal in the posters made them opaque on the TSA x-rays, so I had to remove them from the poster tube to get through security.

Day 31: “In a galaxy far, far away. . . .” by Robert Hendrickson #29/150

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Title: “In a galaxy far, far away. . . .”
Artist: Robert Hendrickson
Event: Star Wars Celebration IV
Image size: 28″x 16″
Price: $40

“In a galaxy far, far away…” Star Wars Celebration IV Limited Edition Print celebrating 30 years of Star Wars. Available exclusively at Celebration IV in Los Angeles, CA. Limited to an edition size of 250 hand signed and numbered 16″x28″ lithographs available for the price of $40.00.  Padmé Amidala is depicted in her Naboo picnic outfit on the left side of the image between the twins suns of Tattooine with other characters from the prequel trilogy.

I acquired the print at the Star Wars Celebration IV Art Show on May 24, 2007. This is the second print from Celebration IV to be featured following Terese Nielsen’s on Day 1.

Day 24: “Heroes of the Clone Wars” by Grant Gould

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Title: Heroes of the Clone Wars
Artist: Grant Gould
Edition: #50/200
Event: Star Wars Celebration VI
Size: 18″ x 24″
Price: $45

Grant Gould was the only artist in the Star Wars Celebration VI Art Show who based his limited edition print on Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Rather than the usual 250 prints, his print was limited to 200. The heroes pictured are Jedi Anakin Skywalker who is surrounded by Padmé Amidala, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Captain Rex, Ahsoka Tano, and Yoda.

I pre-ordered the print from Acme Archives on August 2, 2012 and then picked it up on August 23, 2012, at Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, Florida.