Star Wars Bits: The Mandalorian, Star Wars: Visions, Sana Starros, Hot Toys, And More

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In this edition of Star Wars Bits:

  • "The Mandalorian" returns.
  • "Star Wars: Visions" updates.
  • "Star Wars: The Bad Batch" reviews and breakdowns.
  • "Star Wars Galaxy of Creatures" is back.
  • Hasbro's latest "Star Wars" announcements.
  • And more!

The Mandalorian

Lucasfilm released "Phenomenon," a new video featuring "The Mandalorian" cast and crew discussing the impact of the series, along with what we can expect to see in season 3, which begins March 1 on Disney+.

While you're at it, check out "Hyperspace," a new "Star Wars" Disney+ spot that brought a tear to my eye...

Star Wars: The Bad Batch

Star Wars Explained has a review of "Tribe," the sixth episode of season 2 of "Star Wars: The Bad Batch."

Also, AhsokaTanoFan shares their thoughts on the most recent episode.

Star Wars: Visions

This week, Lucasfilm announced that volume 2 of the animated anthology series "Star Wars: Visions" will premiere May 4, 2023, a.k.a. Star Wars Day, exclusively on Disney+

Volume 2 will feature nine new shorts from nine studios from around the globe: El Guiri (Spain), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland), Punkrobot (Chile), Aardman (United Kingdom), Studio Mir (South Korea), Studio La Cachette (France), 88 Pictures (India), D'art Shtajio (Japan), and Triggerfish (South Africa).

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Star Wars Galaxy of Creatures

"Star Wars Galaxy of Creatures," the Star Wars Kids series of animated shorts, is back with two new episodes all about the Kybuck (above) and Kamoradon (below):

Star Wars: Sana Starros

Sana Starros was introduced in 2015's "Star Wars" #6 as Han Solo's long-lost wife. Since then, the no-nonsense smuggler has explored the galaxy and teamed up with beloved characters like Doctor Aphra and Leia Organa. Now she's getting her own series! 

Written by Justin Ireland and illustrated by Pere Peréz, with a cover by Ken Lashley, "Star Wars: Sana Starros" #1 is now available on Kindle and at your local comic shop. has an exclusive look at the issue along with an interview with the creative team behind it. 

Star Wars: Yoda

Speaking of comics, Lauren at Cantina Cast is back with a review of "Star Wars: Yoda" #1-3, written by Cavan Scott.

Star Wars on VHS

Chase, aka That Gay Jedi, has a new video about converting the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy to VHS!

Bobbie Wygant on The Empire Strikes Back

Scotty and Gerry, those wild and crazy kids at The Bombadcast, return with a new episode devoted to Bobbie Wygnant's cast interviews for "The Empire Strikes Back," and they're not alone. Joining the boyos is Bryan Barry from Pink Milk!

Hasbro Pulse Star Wars Fanstream

Jing, Emily, Eric, and Chris host the Hasbro Pulse Star Wars Fanstream, with announcements and new product reveals across the Black Series, the Vintage Collection, and Retro Collection lines. Personally, I'm most excited for The Book of Boba Fett Retro Collection and the Black Series Scout Trooper Helmet.

The Vintage Collection

And here's Bossk's Bounty with his thoughts on Hasbro's product reveals for the Vintage Collection

Hot Toys The Mandalorian & Grogu

On Adam Savage's Tested, Norm designs and builds a laser-cut diorama display for the Hot Toys The Mandalorian and Grogu sixth-scale figure set.

Young Han Solo audition tapes

Ralph and James at Live Action Star Wars have a new episode discussing the "Young Han Solo Audition Tapes" sketch from "Conan."

Regal Robot's Ree Yees concept maquette replica

Mighty Jabba's Collection has a review of Regal Robot's new Ree Yees concept maquette replica.

This Week! in Star Wars

And finally, on This Week! in Star Wars, host Kristin Baver gives us the lowdown on all the latest news from that galaxy far, far away.