Best of 2021

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Thanks in part to the year-long run up and debut of “The Book of Boba Fett,” which just premiered two days ago, we’ve surpassed 150,000 followers this year counting our website’s memberships with our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Tumblr. Our global team has expanded to new volunteers as we continue to create, organize, and signal boost great content. Here’s a recap of our most popular content from January 1 to today, December 31.

If all social platforms were awesome, we could compare all things on the same metric, but unfortunately some stats we can get with ease are based on reach/impressions/views and others are based on likes, the latter of which of course are harder to earn. We’ve noted that alongside each data set below.

Facebook

Here are our top 10 posts based on total likes (on our page plus shared posts) in 2020 Facebook, where we currently have over 66k fans:


#10: #TheBookOfBobaFett fan art by Darren Tibbles (https://instagram.com/daztibbles)
3,084 likes since 12/21


#9: “The Outlaw” by Darren “Daz” Tibbles. Prints available from the artist at https://bobafett.club/opzmd #CadBane #BobaFett #Bossk
3,638 likes since 1/31


#8: #BobaFett by Knochenwald. Shared by the artist on ArtStation (https://knochenwald.artstation.com/)
4,999 likes since 1/11


#7: Happy birthday Temuera Morrison! #BobaFett #JangoFett #StarWars
5,098 likes since 12/26


#6: #BobaFett, #FennecShand and #DinDjarin fan art by Kyle Petchock Art #TheMandalorian #StarWars
5,320 likes since 1/14


#5: 8 days until the premiere of #TheBookOfBobaFett
5,430 likes since 12/21


#4: Temuera Morrison promoting the premium Columbia Sportswear #BobaFett merch, coming December 3rd.
5,554 likes since 11/30


#3: “Aren’t you a little short for a Mandalorian?”
#StarWars #Halloween fan art and caption by UMA (https://www.instagram.com/uma.1875/)

8,330 likes since 10/10


#2: Turn up the volume to 11 and get ready to ROTFLOL.
12,126 likes since 1/1


#1: “Woman Yells At Cat” meme reimagined as Bo-Katan and Koska yelling at #BobaFett by MagicallyClueless (https://www.reddit.com/user/MagicallyClueless/)
16,243 likes since 1/27

Stats pulled from Facebook Creator Studio > Facebook > export data > get the CSV for 2 month at a time x 6 > merge all the spreadsheets in Excel > groan at how complex they make this process > sort the data by the likes column from most to least. Also note the back-end numbers don’t 100% match the front-end numbers, so go back and remedy.

Instagram

Here were our top 10 posts based on likes in 2021 on Instagram, where we have over 40k followers:


#10: In #TheMandalorian, it sure looks like “re-armored” #BobaFett has a 19th kill stripe that’s black in the back.
5,423 likes since 1/6


#9: #JodoKast vs. #BobaFett by @side_hustle_illustrated
6,432 likes since 7/29


#8: If you’ve already seen “Under the Helmet: The Legacy of #BobaFett” on Disney+, what was your favorite moment?
6,488 likes since 11/13


#7: Temuera Morrison (@tem_morrison) said he’s been away filming #TheBookOfBobaFett for 7 months
8,199 likes since 6/15


#6: Incredible seeing Temuera Morrison (#BobaFett) on #TheMandalorian set, shown here with series assistant costume designer Sara Fox (@sarafoxdesigns)
9,661 likes since 10/29


#5: Left or right? #BobaFett by @side_hustle_illustrated, who is available for commissions
10,043 likes since 2/22


#4: Did you know Temuera Morrison is also a musician?
11,428 likes since 1/29


#3: Bo-Katan and Koska yelling at #BobaFett by Jade aka @MagicallyClueless, based on the popular “woman yells at cat” meme
13,795 likes since 1/28


#2: This official “pitch” painting by Lucasfilm concept designer Brian Matyas (@brianmatyas) helped seal the deal with Disney to green-light “#TheMandalorian.”
13,961 likes since 1/13


#1: #TheMandalorian Season 2 Changed What It Means To Be Mandalorian: https://bobafett.club/mandospectrum
30,168 likes since 1/4

Stats pulled from Facebook Creator Studio > Instagram > export data > get the CSV for 2 month at a time x 6 > merge all the spreadsheets in Excel > groan at how complex they make this process > sort the data by the likes column from most to least.

Twitter

Here are our top 10 tweets on Twitter, where we have 23k followers — a massive growth from last year where we had 15k:


#10: Pre-order the new
@GameStop exclusive Funko #BobaFett: https://bobafett.club/gamestopfett. Early bird “unboxing” video shot for @BobaFettFanClub by Aaron Proctor with sound design by Geoffrey Pope …

212k impressions since 4/6


#9: New #TheBookOfBobaFett fan art by Vadim Dvoeglazov aka dvglzv, done in vintage comic book style. See more from the artist: https://instagram.com/dvglzv/ …
222k impressions since 11/6


#8: New 30-second clip from #TheBookOfBobaFett is out. #BobaFett #FennecShand
222k impressions since 12/20


#7: First look at the new
@GameStop exclusive @OriginalFunko #Bossk side by side with #BobaFett. Pre-order Bossk at GameStop: https://bobafett.club/gamestopbossk. Early bird “unboxing” video for BFFC by Aaron Proctor with sound design by Geoffrey Pope…

230k impressions since 6/14


#6: The work done on Temuera Morrison as #BobaFett in #TheMandalorian (plus other characters) has a “Best Special Make-Up Effects” nomination in the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylist Guild Awards (@Local_706) next month
235k impressions since 3/12


#5: “Taking Court” by
@CliffCrampArt. Officially licensed and available in an unsigned paper edition and signed canvas edition from @AcmeArchives…

238k impressions since 8/6


#4: #BobaFett, #FennecShand and #DinDjarin fan art by @kyleP_Art
294k impressions since 1/14


#3: Temuera Morrison said he’s been away filming #TheBookOfBobaFett for 7 months. The actor shared the info in this quick promo for
@PolynesianSpa (Rotorua, New Zealand), uploaded on Sunday via their Instagram…

299k impressions since 6/15


#2: Replying to
@LucasfilmGames: Any plans to finish and release Star Wars 1313?

522k impressions since 1/11


#1: You can now choose a #BobaFett or #FennecShand avatar on Disney+.
985k impressions since 12/29 (just two days ago … making the top spot)

Stats pulled from analytics.twitter.com. (For the stat nerds, we use Tweets > Top Tweets and looking at 90 days at a time via manual selection within the calendar module.)

BFFC News

We’re often known for our News and the top 10 articles published in 2021 (with unique views also in 2021) show off the gamut: from original reporting and helpful guides to collectible updates and convention coverage.


#10: NYCC 2021: Guide for Boba Fett Fans
1.4k unique since 10/21


#9: Guide to All the War of the Bounty Hunters #1 Variant Covers Featuring Boba Fett
1.7k unique since 5/10


#8: “The Book of Boba Fett” Will “Go Back In Time” To Share More About Boba Fett, Says Temuera Morrison
2k unique since 6/11


#7: “Buccaneer” All But Confirmed as The Working Title for “The Book of Boba Fett”
2.2k unique since 5/23


#6: Two Different Hasbro “Droids” Boba Fett Figures Coming to Target
2.2k unique since 9/23


#5: “The Mandalorian” Season 2 Changed What It Means To Be Mandalorian
3k unique since 1/3


#4: Hiking to Rocky Peak Park, Where “The Mandalorian” Season 2 Episode 6 Was Filmed
3.5k unique since 1/11


#3: Guide to All the War of the Bounty Hunters Alpha #1 Variant Covers Featuring Boba Fett
4.5k unique since 4/14


#2: Is Disney Officially Replacing “Slave I” with “Boba Fett’s Starship” and/or “Boba Fett’s Starfighter?”
6.3k unique since 6/27


#1: Early Look at the Adidas “Legacy of Boba Fett” Collection
7k unique since 10/29

Stats pulled from our Google Analytics. (For the stat nerds, we use Behavior > Site Content > All Pages and filtering by /news/, then hand picking out non-2021 matches.)

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