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Analyzing Star Wars on a Sunny Afternoon

Here’s some truth: I fear when folks ask me ‘What did you do last weekend?’ Or query ‘How was Sunday?’…

Around the Galaxy: Star Wars News 12.27.17

All of the Carrier Fisher posts listed below contain some details that could be considered spoilers… No one's ever really…
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This is Rogue Two

The internet is an amazing place… No sooner had I realized, sadly, that Christopher Malcolm — Zev Senesca of The…

Remembering Red Six

He wasn’t on screen for very long, but if you shout “Porkins” in a room full of Star Wars fans…

Star Wars Fans: Living Through Lussier

io9’s Germain Lussier is the Fans’ eyes and ears At the moment, we’re all living through Germain Lussier… Just a…
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Spider-Man is a Star Wars Fan

Plenty of references to a galaxy far, far away in Spider-Man: Homecoming Generally, if it’s not Star Wars-related, I am…

The Briefing Room: Volume 1

The Saga’s Unsung Heroes As I make my way through the briefing spaces and hangars on Yavin IV, Hoth, Home…

Red Three Standing By

Luke Skywalker’s best friend on Tatooine has enjoyed a pleasant afterlife in Star Wars Whether it’s in the desert, a…

The Grand Moff Speaks: Collider’s Perri Nemiroff

Star Wars Never Sleeps and Neither Does Nemiroff Much like her namesake, Perri “Grand Moff” Nemiroff has her hands in…

Mark Austin: A Day in Docking Bay 94

Boba Fett in Star Wars: A New Hope (Special Edition) MakingStarWars.net — Many fans remember it vividly: mailing away for…

Empire Magazine Names The Empire Strikes Back No. 2

A New Hope Listed at #4 MakingStarWars.net — Empire Magazine readers have voted and two films in the Star Wars…

The Prequelist: Joseph Scrimshaw on Star Wars

Veteran podcaster, writer loves Episodes I – III “like family” MakingStarWars.net —Every Star Wars fan has heard (uttered?) the statement,…

Star Wars: Watching the Soundtrack

  MakingStarWars.net — As Maz Kanata would attest, the basement often yields the greatest treasures. Case in point: My friends…

Jennifer Landa: Star Wars Reporter, Podcaster, and Mom

MakingStarWars.com — For many fans, fatherhood is the major underlying theme of the Star Wars saga. After all, the greatest…

Alex Damon Explains Star Wars

MakingStarWars.net — So, did you ever wonder about C-3PO’s upgrades and changes since the Return of the Jedi? Have you…

Dharma and Star Wars: Matthew Bortolin

MakingStarWars.net — I tend to be a little high-strung (shocking, I know!). But ever since 2005’s publication of Matthew Bortolin’sThe…

Guster’s Ryan Miller on Star Wars

That’s No Moon. It’s a Satellite There are moments when new babies make you look at the world a little…

Dr. Robyn Faith Walsh Takes Star Wars to Class

Just about a year ago, in the wake of the phenomenal success of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens,…

Rogue One’s Dutch Treat

Jon “Dutch” Vander Returned in Rogue One Star Wars fans generally agree on one thing, and one thing only –…

Rumor: The unaltered Original Star Wars Trilogy to be re-released this year?

Every time there is a rainy day, a slow news week, or a Star Wars drought, a rumor starts to…

Star Wars & LEGO: (Jedi) Master Builders Among Us

My Own Army There they are. There they stand. They have my back. Like my own mini Terra Cotta Army,…

Topps and Star Wars launch new authentication program for photos and autographs!

Star Wars autograph collectors have a brand new one-stop destination for authenticated autographs and photos of their favorite Star Wars…

You Seek Knowledge: Early Imperial Occupation Tactics as Revealed in Star Wars: Ahsoka

With the release of new YA novel Star Wars: Ahsoka fans were finally able to get a few answers as…

You Seek Knowledge: The Structure of the Force and How its Layers Work

Have you heard about this little thing called the Force? You know, the thing that gives a Jedi their power,…

You Seek Knowledge: The Potential Importance of Darth Vader’s Melted Helmet

When Lucasfilm introduced the current canon in April of 2014 they started dropping little story hints across the different medias…

Hasbro Star Wars: The Black Series Ben Kenobi SDCC review

Today’s SDCC Star Wars: The Black Series figure review is on Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi. This is a must-have figure for…

A look back at my favorite scene: the redemption Of Lord Vader, by Josh Outred

I originally intended this article to be a summary of my all-time favorite moments from the Star Wars saga. I spent…

Star Wars: The Original Trilogy returning to theaters this summer!

This summer the orginal Star Wars trilogy is returning to select theaters. The Alamo Drafthouse is running this event. The films…

Pete’s Review: Disney’s Star Wars: The Original Trilogy: A Graphic Novel

  Disney has recently released the first in what promises to be a series of graphic novel adaptations of the…

Tony Dyson, R2-D2 Original Builder, Has Passed Away

The BBC alerts us to a very sad story today. Tony Dyson, who was commissioned to build eight R2-D2 units…

Marathoning Star Wars: A Fan’s Journey to The Force Awakens

The original plan was simple: Star Wars: The Clone Wars wrapped up with “The Lost Missions,” and some friends and I thought…

Review: Star Wars: A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy

As part of Disney’s introduction of Star Wars to a new generation of fans, they commissioned three authors Alexandra Bracken…

Sal’s Review: Star Wars Retellings Audiobooks

Being a grown up, real-life adult is hard. There’s so much Star Wars and so little time. Luckily for me…

There are rumors Princess Leia’s Return of the Jedi bikini costume is being “retired.”

A little while ago I heard “Princess Leia’s Slave Leia costume is being retired from the Star Wars IP for…

Star Wars: Princess Leia – Jonathan’s Review

Star Wars: Princess Leia was one of the first comics announced as part of the return of the Star Wars…

Videos: The changes to the Original Trilogy over the years!

I’m a fan of the the vast majority of the changes made to Star Wars over the years. I’m by no means…

Star Wars: Lego: Death Star Final Duel Review!

I’m back with another LEGO Star Wars review today and this one is pretty special I must say. Set number 75093-Death Star…

Interview with LEGO Star Wars’ Michael Price!

Recently I had the privilege of interviewing the amazing Michael Price, the Executive Producer and Head Writer of the upcoming…

Star Wars: LEGO: Hamleys Unveil UK’S Only LEGO X-Wing!

The world-famous toy store Hamleys has something pretty special to unveil this weekend at its UK store in London. The…

Star Wars: LEGO: Droid Tales Details!

This weekend has been eventful to say the least when it comes to Star Wars news, with The Force Awakens second teaser, Star Wars…

Star Wars Saga to be Released Digitally on April 10th, 2015

As reported over the weekend and discussed for much longer than that, the Star Wars films are indeed seeing a…

Star Wars Digital Release Listing on Vudu

On April 1st, our friends at Yakface ran a story about a sign at Walmart promoting the Digital Release of…

Star Wars: LEGO Review – T-16 Skyhopper!

So I’m back today with another LEGO Star Wars review on yet another iconic vehicle from the galaxy far far away, the…

The Force Awakens: Journey to Episode VII With 20 New Books

Entertainment Weekly released the news today that Disney Publishing, along with Del Rey, Marvel Comics, and other outside publishers, will…

Rumor: Hasbro Boxed Sets for Star Wars Digital Release, New Lego Sets and The Force Awakens Merchandise Street Date

This rumor report comes from our buddies at Jedi News. According to the report, Hasbro is planning to release six…

Mark Hamill Plays The Emperor For Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live Read by Jason Reitman

Acclaimed writer, director, producer Jason Reitman directed a live read of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Los Angeles on…

Possible New Character Name From Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

The Disney news blog Stitch Kingdom has reported that among the Star Wars names Lucasfilm has registered as trademarks (including…

Do Sith Shrines Play a Role In Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

Below is a guest article from long time Star Wars fan and all around rad dude, Paul “P-Thug” Hermann  …

The Sequel Trilogy: The Chosen One Legacy (A Theory)

One of the debates that I’ve heard the most in the Star Wars fandom is: Who brought balance to the…

Marvel announces 3 new Star Wars titles

  First up we have STAR WARS #1 by: Jason Aaron and John Cassaday. This new title will be an…