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The Bad Batch: Decommissioned: review of first season, episode six (video).

June 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Bad Batch: Decommissioned: review of first season, episode six (video).

Here’s a spoiler-filled review of The Bad Batch: Decommissioned (first season, episode six). This is the episode where Cid entrusts the Bad Batch with the retrieval of a Separatist tactical droid for its battle intel, before it’s scrubbed at a Corellian decommissioning site.

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Star Wars Empire Strikes Back by Al Williamson: a comic-book retrospective.

May 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Empire Strikes Back by Al Williamson: a comic-book retrospective.

Ed and Jim slide out a copy of the comic-book version of the Star Wars Empire Strikes Back film, with art by Al Williamson (Originally published in Star Wars #39 – 44). It’s now available in a hardback artist’s edition from IDW for $150 large. That’s quite a price-tag, but then, Al Williamson was quite […]

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Gal Gadot to play Mara Jade in The Mandalorian? (Star Wars).

May 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gal Gadot to play Mara Jade in The Mandalorian? (Star Wars).

Rumours are swirling around that actress Gal Gadot is to join the Star Wars universe, playing a Sith princess in an as-yet-untitled standalone Disney+ streaming-only movie set in the Old Republic era. Interestingly, when we reached out to our only source in the old Lucasfilm machine, ‘Deep Bossk’, D.B. seemed to think that Gal is […]

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Stormtrooper vs. Nexu model diorama tutorial (video).

April 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Stormtrooper vs. Nexu model diorama tutorial (video).

Mark brings us a fine tutorial on building a 1:12​ scale diorama of a scrap between an Imperial Stormtrooper and a Nexu from Star Wars (the Nexu is the cat-like critter last glimpsed in Attack of the Clones during the Geonosis gladiatorial combat). 

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Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series (trailer).

March 31, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series (trailer).

Here’s the first big trailer for the new Star Wars: The Bad Batch cartoon TV series aimed at the kids. It streams on Disney Plus on Tuesday, May 4th 2021, with a 70-minute premiere, followed by new episodes every Friday, the first streaming May 7th 2021. This one is about a rogue bunch of ex-Clone […]

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Mandalorian Razor Crest starship: full size replica built in Russia (video).

March 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Mandalorian Razor Crest starship: full size replica built in Russia (video).

Ah, those crazy Russians – a bunch of fans of the Mandalorian got together and spent $10,000 building a working (well, apart from the flying) full scale replica of the Mandalorian Razor Crest starship in their local park. Now, that’s dedication, comrade.

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Jabba’s Palace diorama: a model-maker’s masterclass (video).

February 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jabba’s Palace diorama: a model-maker’s masterclass (video).

In this model-maker’s masterclass, it’s time to build a realistic 1:700 scale Jabba’s Palace (or should that be Boba’s Palace as of now?). You can 3D print the structures and made the terrain from styrofoam. By the twin suns of Tatooine, this is a worthy subject for a quick six-minute masterclass video!

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The Mandalorian’s Gina Carano – aka Cara Dune – interviewed (video).

February 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian’s Gina Carano – aka Cara Dune – interviewed (video).

Actress Gina Carano is interviewed about her role playing bounty Hunter and space sheriff Cara Dune in the first two seasons of the Disney+ live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, in this hour-long piece from YouTube. She’s a former professional fighter in the mixed martial artist (MMA) leagues and also made appearances in the movies […]

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How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communication Manual I.M Rollin and illustrated JAKe (book review).

February 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communication Manual I.M Rollin and illustrated JAKe (book review).

‘How To Speak Astromech With BB-8: A Communications Manual’ is a follow-up to the ‘How To Speak’ books on R2D2 and Wookies, previously published by Chronicle Books and written and illustrated by JAKe, an artist who has not only worked on ‘Star Wars’ but also properties such as Titan Comics’ ‘Doctor Who’ series. Presented in […]

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The Art Of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker by Phil Szostak, foreword by Doug Chiang (book review).

January 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker by Phil Szostak, foreword by Doug Chiang (book review).

I’ll be honest, readers, I’ve put off reviewing ‘The Art Of The Rise of Skywalker’ ever since I emerged, blinking into the sunlight a year ago from a trip to the cinema (remember those?) and felt an overwhelming sense of disappointment. ‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ (2019), JJ Abrams’ final part of the Skywalker […]

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