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STAR WARS ANNUAL #1 Review

The following review contains mild spoilers for Star Wars Annual #1. Most comic book annuals strive to deliver big stories, often crossing over several characters from other franchises. You might see Spider-Man and Dr. Strange on the pages of Astonishing X-Men, and it isn’t surprising to see the Green Lantern make an appearance in a […]

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Lamenting the Death of the STAR WARS Expanded Universe

The release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was highly anticipated, but many dedicated fans of the franchise were also somewhat shaken by the announcement that the Star Wars Expanded Universe would be rebranded as Star Wars Legends. It wasn’t the rebranding itself that caused a fuss, but rather the news that the former EU […]

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THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK is All About Humanity, Both Good and Evil

This is the fifth installment of our Star Wars Week review series. Check out our reviews of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope! It’s Tuesday, and while Star Wars Week has reached its midpoint, our retrospective review series of the Saga is almost over. That’s obviously […]

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STAR WARS EPISODE IV: A NEW HOPE is a Study in What it Takes to be Good

This is the fourth installment of our Star Wars Week review series. Check out our reviews of The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith! When I opened up WordPress to write this review, I found myself stuck for content. A New Hope is gonna be forty years old in seventeen […]

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D23: STAR WARS EPISODE IX Has a Director!

Going on right now at the D23 Expo, Disney’s very own special convention, is the panel which pretty much everybody is most excited for: ‘Worlds, Galaxies and Universes: Live Action at the Walt Disney Studios,’ the panel which is all about Disney’s own live-action output and the stuff people actually care about, Marvel and Star […]

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Who is Kylo Ren in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS?

It’s hard to create memorable Star Wars villains. Darth Vader is undoubtedly one of the greatest and most recognisable villains in modern mythology, as are the Stormtroopers. Everything about him is iconic; the suit, the demeanor, the breathing pattern. He is the definition of lightning in a bottle – you can’t ever create a villain […]

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Star Wars #4 Review

What will the Rebels next course of action be? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME CONTINUES! Luke Skywalker is NOT a Jedi—not yet, at least. He’s only ever met one Jedi in his life…and he died. So, Luke’s quest leads him back to Obi-Wan’s […]

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Princess Leia #2 Review

Is the force strong in this series? Or should you keep your money for the other Star Wars series’? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: When Princess Leia Organa was captured by the Empire as a Rebel spy, she never betrayed her convictions, even in the face of the complete destruction […]

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Star Wars #3 Review

Can Marvel continue to ride the wave of success that they have so far? Or will this exceptional series start to show a weak point. The official description from Marvel: THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME CONTINUES! The attack on Cymoon-1 comes crashing to an end! Will the Rebels overcome Vader to strike another […]

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PRINCESS LEIA #1 Review

Has Marvel scored a hatrick with all their Star Wars titles? Or has this last one let the whole team down? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: When Princess Leia Organa was captured by the Empire as a Rebel spy, she never betrayed her convictions, even in the face of the […]

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Star Wars #2 Review

Is the force still strong within this series? Or was the opening issue a one hit wonder? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME CONTINUES! The Rebel assault on Cymoon 1 continues! Luke Skywalker – cornered by Darth Vader! Han, Leia, and the others – […]

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STAR WARS #1 Review

The galaxy far, far away finally returns to Marvel. But will this be a successful return? Or will fans quickly be begging Disney to give the comic licence back to Dark Horse? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME RETURNS TO MARVEL! Luke Skywalker and […]

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The Star Wars #3 Review

The galaxy you thought you knew continues to be re-imagined from the seeds of a previous version, but is it still something that’s worth your money and time?  Read on to find out. The official description from Dark Horse: A Queen steps down! The Hidden Fortress destroyed! The Imperial army on the march! Annikin Starkiller […]

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Captain Kirk Tells J.J. Abrams That Fans Want Chewie And Leia To Get It On In STAR WARS EPISODE VII

That was quite possibly the nerdiest and most ridiculous title I’ve ever written. Appearing on The Jimmy Kimmel Show the other day to promote the North America release of Star Trek Into Darkness (in theaters over there today), director J.J. Abrams was naturally bombarded with questions from the audience about the hotly-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII. Like when Harrison […]

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