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If It Wasn’t For Star Wars, Might DC Have Beaten Marvel For Marketshare In September 2015?

Last month, we noted that DC Comics had recovered marketshare from Marvel Comics closing a 15 point lead to 11-13 points. But in September, that lead was shrunk even further, to 6-12 points. Placing three Star Wars titles in the top ten indicates that without them, Marvel and DC could have been a lot closer… Read more »

NYCC ’15: Star Wars Rebels Special Screening Suggest Wonderful Second Season

By Octavio Karbank Truth be told, I had no idea what I was going to see when I sat down in the Empire Stage 1-E room. All I knew was to prepare myself for some manner of Star Wars-themed goodness! What I, and the rest of the audience in attendance, saw was two episodes from… Read more »

NYCC ’15: Star Wars Rebels Fans See New Trailer; Ezra Meets The Seventh Sister

Fans who made it to the Star Wars Rebels panel at New York Comic Con today got their first look at new trailer for the upcoming season, featuring plenty of light saber battles, new space ships and Darth Vader’s hunt for Ahoska Tano. An new clip from an upcoming episode was also released featuring nascent… Read more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ John Boyega Calls Racist Backlash “Unnecessary”

While talking with V Magazine (via The Wrap), Star Wars: The Force Awakens star John Boyega addressed the racist backlash that accompanied his arrival in a Stormtrooper costume at the beginning of the first teaser trailer to the upcoming film. “It was unnecessary,” he said. “I’m in the movie, what are you going to do… Read more »

Star Wars Rebels’ Vanessa Marshall Talks Punching Lando Calrissian And Upcoming Episodes

Among the characters on Star Wars Rebels, Hera Syndulla is perhaps the most capable and composed of a group featuring two partially-trained Jedi, a Mandalorian graffiti artist and one of the last Lasats. In the first season, she was also quietly the boss of the group, slowly steering them away from smuggling and into the… Read more »

Which Star Wars Ship Can Beat The Millenium Falcon On The Kessel Run?

Marvel are publishing four count them, four Star Wars comic books today. Apparently they just weren’t publishing enough other comics today… And we get more Sana Solo/Princess Leia back and forth. With Han Solo’s wife doing her best to rob him of his masculinity. Remember the Kessel Run? Han Solo did take a lot of… Read more »

Is The Final Trailer For Star Wars: The Force Awakens Arriving On October 19th?

Star Wars 7 News hears tell that the full and final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will arrive on October 19th. Their source credits a manager of a multiplex in Victoria, British Columbia, with the date and said advance tickets will go on sale at the same time. As of now, October 19th… Read more »

File Size For The Star Wars: Battlefront Beta Revealed

Star Wars: Battlefront beta is just a few days away, with what might end up being the most played beta ever hitting October 8th on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Just a heads up though, make a little room for it on your consoles or PC. On PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the download… Read more »

The Moment Star Wars Changed Everything For Nick Frost And Simon Pegg

We first met them in Spaced (I sent friends at DC Comics videos of it, which got passed around a lot). They returned for Shawn of The Dead (I was one of their zombies, bottom right when the camera pan over the fence to see the WInchester. Andy Diggle is in there somewhere too). And once, at… Read more »

1977’s The Making Of Star Wars Is A Nostalgic Look Back On The Phenomenon

Falling down the YouTube rabbit hole as I often do, I stumbled upon this upload of 1977’s The Making of Star Wars. The ABC special is a curious time capsule. Star Wars has always been adept at its marketing — it even made an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con ahead of its premiere — but… Read more »

Dave Filoni On Sabine’s Expanded Role In Star Wars Rebels Second Season

While talking to the press today about the upcoming season of Star Wars Rebels, supervising director Dave Filoni mentioned the new year will bring a new emphasis to Sabine Wren, the Mandalorian artist with a knack for mechanics and explosives. “There’s so many interesting things, [like] the fact she’s Mandalorian … the idea that she… Read more »

Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins Star Wars Rebels As The Seventh Sister

Buzzfeed revealed today that Sarah Michelle Gellar — previously announced as joining the cast of Star Wars Rebels — will play The Seventh Sister, a new Inquisitor set to tangle with the Rebels gang and hunt down exiled Jedi Ahsoka Tano. According to Gellar, she “definitely plays cat-and-mouse with Kanan” as well. She notes “all… Read more »

A Massive Star Wars Reprinting From Marvel, And Welcome Back To Spire From Boom

With next week’s monster week bringing us four Star Wars comics from Marvel on the same day, demand from the earlier issues shows no sign of letting up…. Star Wars #1 gets a seventh printing. Star Wars #2 gets a sixth printing. Star Wars #3 gets a fourth Star Wars #5 gets a second. Star… Read more »

Reading The New Free Star Wars Comic – Not From Marvel, But From LINE WebToon

A new Star Wars comic book debuts in the USA today, but not from Marvel. Instead it’s a digital comic from Korean publisher LINE Webtoon, and it retells the original Star Wars Trilogy but beginning from the point of view of a much younger Luke Skywalker growing up on Tatooine. The comic is written and drawn by… Read more »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rides High Expectations

It seems Star Wars: The Force Awakens is riding a wave of high expectations. According to Variety, a recent survey uncovered that 63% of respondenting fans expect the film “to be the best movie in the franchise to date.” The study, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by FusionOps, also learned visual effects still drives interest in… Read more »

Is A Crackdown Coming On Unlicensed Marvel And Star Wars Prints At NYCC?

We’ve been getting a few of these recently. The talk of Alamo City Comic Con artist alley was a rumor that ran wild that Marvel will be handing out cease and desist orders to any artist selling unauthorized print at NYCC next month. A couple of big name cover artists were freaking out. And just… Read more »

Marbles: The Brain Store Has The Star Wars BB-8 Droid You’ve Been Looking For…

You know those Star Wars: The Force Awakens BB-8 robot toys selling for up to $300 on eBay? And that have sold out at department stores cross the land? Turns out you can still get them for cover price at Marbles: The Brain Store. Though Marbles did sell out temporarily after Force Friday, they restocked within… Read more »

Marvel Publishes Star Wars Movie Sampler, Ahead Of The Force Awakens

Marvel Comics are issuing a Star Wars Movie Sampler for 9th December, featuring previews of their Star Wars comic book titles, . ahead of the release of The Force Awakens. Retailers will get free bundles but will be able to pay to order more. It’s been noted that the Star Wars line is making almost… Read more »

The Star Wars: Battlefront Beta Hits In October

Good news! You’ll be able to play Star Wars: Battlefront very soon. It was announced today that the open beta for the game, which is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC will be landing on October 8th. It will run until the 12th, meaning you will have just four days to get your… Read more »

Hayden Christensen, Darth Vader Rumored To Appear in Upcoming Star Wars Films

Making Star Wars reports Darth Vader may appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It’s something the Star Wars rumor sites have been trying to lock down for awhile. According to their sources there is “a fully operational Darth Vader chest piece along with the helmet made it to the creature shop for the next film…. Read more »

Gwendoline Christie On Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Captain Phasma

While speaking with Variety, Game of Thrones actress Gwendoline Christie spoke about becoming Captain Phasma in the next Star Wars flick, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Specifically, she spoke about acting in all that shiny armor, saying “It was exciting to me to have that weight of responsibility taken away, of having to be a… Read more »

The Clones Return In New Star Wars: Rebels Featurette

The official Star Wars YouTube site uploaded a new Star Wars: Rebels featurette focusing on the return of several clones from Star Wars: The Clone Wars in the second season of Rebels, specifically, Captain Rex. Played by Dee Bradley Baker, Rex won over fans of Clone Wars. As discussed in the video, the character was… Read more »