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Star Wars – A New Hope: The 40th Anniversary by Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov and Kevin Wada (graphic novel review).

August 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars – A New Hope: The 40th Anniversary by Stuart Immonen, Adi Granov and Kevin Wada (graphic novel review).

Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ have always had a strong relationship. In 1977, a comicbook adaptation was based on ‘A New Hope’ and swiftly followed by a monthly title that continued the adventures of Luke Skywalker and friends. Massively successful, ‘Star Wars’ continued at Marvel until 1986. A popular run for the title followed by the […]

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Star Wars Resistance (first trailer).

August 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Resistance (first trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the new animated Star Wars Resistance TV series, in which some of the new characters inhabiting the Old Man Luke universe are fleshed out. This one is hitting the Disney Channel on October 7th 2018. 

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The Military Science Of Star Wars by George Beahm (book review).

August 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Military Science Of Star Wars by George Beahm (book review).

When I first saw the title of this book, I did a double-take: ‘The Military Science Of Star Wars’ by George Beahm. The what now? ‘Star Wars’ is a fantasy, it doesn’t even stretch to becoming Science Fiction often, a Campbell and Tolkien rip-off that tapped into a cultural need when the world needed it […]

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The Moviemaking Magic Of Star Wars: Creatures And Aliens by Mark Salisbury (book review).

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Moviemaking Magic Of Star Wars: Creatures And Aliens by Mark Salisbury (book review).

Growing-up watching ‘Star Wars’, I was often amazed at the quality of the creature-making and mask work that the series had. Don’t get me wrong, I was equally fascinated by the work of, for example John Friedlander on ‘Doctor Who’, but ‘Star Wars’ had an extra-special something. This is something that is presented in a […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (new series trailer: 2018).

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (new series trailer: 2018).

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is reporting for another tour of duty, soon, at the end of the year.

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Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View, by various (book review).

July 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View, by various (book review).

Alan Dean Foster started it all with ‘Splinter In The Mind’s Eye’. After ghost-writing the original Star Wars novelisation and before the idea of a ‘franchise’ was even born, he crafted a follow-on story for Luke Skywalker and co. that involved Darth Vader, mysterious force amplifying crystals and a rather-unfortunate-in-hindsight kiss between Luke and Leia. […]

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The Art Of Solo: A Star Wars Story by Phil Szostak (book review).

June 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Solo: A Star Wars Story by Phil Szostak (book review).

With the dust having settled on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ and the franchise’s own fandom becoming entangled in a Sarlacc pit of self-loathing that has reportedly caused Disney and Lucasfilm to review the next planned movies, how refreshing it is to lose oneself in one another of Abrams’ excellent examinations of the movies’ production […]

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Bursting The Bubble: an article by: GF Willmetts.

June 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Bursting The Bubble: an article by: GF Willmetts.

Reading Wednesday that the first weekend returns of the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ hasn’t had the success of its recent Disney franchise ‘Star Wars’ run did make me think how long before the critics will start yammering that the bubble has burst for all expensive SF films. Hopefully, they might just stay within the […]

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Star Wars Block – Over 100 Words Every Fan Should Know illustrated by Peskimo (book review).

May 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Block – Over 100 Words Every Fan Should Know illustrated by Peskimo (book review).

‘Star Wars Block – Over 100 Words Every Fan Should Know’ is a new children’s ‘Star Wars’ title from Abrams, specifically their kids publishing imprint Abrams Appleseed. Designed like a word and picture book for helping young children to read, the book contains illustrations of scenes that range all the way from the slave boy […]

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Star Wars Resistance: can you feel it?

April 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Resistance: can you feel it?

Another animated helping of Star Wars is on the way with Star Wars Resistance, the tale of young Republic fighter ace Kazuda Xiono and his battles against the growing threat of the First Order. Star Wars Resistance will appear on Disney Channel and Disney XD in the Autumn of 2018, and comes to you via […]

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