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Chatting With Admiral Ackbar – Tim Rose Talks Puppeteering on Return Of The Jedi

By José Luis del Río Fortich I had the opportunity to chat with Tim Rose, at the CIFIMAD in Madrid, about his career and his job in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Maybe, you don’t remember his name or …

Spielberg, Limbaugh, Winfrey, Dr. Oz and… Stan Lee

On Forbes‘ list of the 10 Most Influential Celebrities, there are many familiar names including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ron Howard, Oprah Winfrey, Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Mehmet Oz and… Stan Lee. The magazine ranks him at #9 and gives The …

Have You Seen This R2D2?

Have you had anyone trying to sell you a full size replica R2D2 in the last week or so? Maybe get in touch… We had a break in over the holiday and my lifesize R2-D2 was stolen. There will be …

Disney Now Owns Indiana Jones Too

An announcement about the future of the franchise is not expected immediately, though, come on, you know it’s coming.

The Star Wars Sells Out, Death Sentence Gets A Midtown Second Print, And God Is Dead Gets Enhanced

The Star Wars #1 was a favourite for weeks in the reorder charts on Bleeding Cool. Well, looks like Dark Horse Comics have finally burned through the last of their stocks and the recreation of George Lucas‘ original Star Wars …

Weekend Viewing: George Lucas Interview From The Lucasfilm Vault

George Lucas discusses casting Carrie Fisher.

Weekend Viewing: Original Teaser Trailer For Stars Wars

The story of a boy, a girl and a universe.

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – Forever At Number One

This is the Top Ten Bleeding Cool Bestseller List, as compiled by a number of comic stores from their sales on Wednesday and Thursday. It measures what are known as the “Wednesday Warriors”, those who can’t wait to the weekend …

Dark Horse Comics Solicitations For December 2013 – Terminator To Halo To Game Of Thrones

Welcome to Dark Horse Comics’ solicitations for December 2013. Comics, more comics, even more comics, and a Game Of Thrones snowglobe. Dig in. BEcause we begin with JMS’ Terminator comic book… TERMINATOR SALVATION FINAL BATTLE #1 (OF 12) (W) J. …

Tell, Don’t Show – A Review Of The First Issue Of The Star Wars

Rich Johnston asked me the other day if I’d be willing to do a review of the new Dark Horse book The Star Wars based on George Lucas’s first draft since I had done the interviews about the series for …

Preview: The Star Wars #1 Based On A Certain Screenplay

Here we go folks, The Star Wars #1 from Dark Horse Comics, an adaptation of the original screenplay that would, one day, become Star Wars. Everything is different, has been redesigned, but there’s a familiarity throughout. And how does it …

UPDATE: Star Wars I-VI Getting Another Reissue With “Never-Before-Released Audio Commentaries”? Apparently Not

Bad listing at Amazon by the looks of things.

The Star Wars – Mayhew Imagining Lucas Part III

We’ve been chatting with artist Mike Mayhew about his new Dark Horse project The Star Wars based on George Lucas’ first draft for Star Wars back in 1974. The first two articles focused on the overall story and the characters. In this final installment …

I’ve Seen Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones In 3D And I Want To Tell You About It

A report from the world premiere of Attack of the Clones in 3D at Star Wars Celebration Europe.

The Star Wars – Mayhew Imagining Lucas Part II

As we continue to look at the new Dark Horse project The Star Wars with series artist Mike Mayhew, we decided to look at the main characters. Some of them will be familiar to you, others will be either new …

The Star Wars – Mayhew Imagining Lucas Part I

In the interest of full-disclosure, Mike Mayhew and I go a ways back. He did the cover for my book The Unusual Suspects and I scripted and he drew the Image Comics series Savage. So after hearing about The Star …

The Unused Stories And Characters From George Lucas’ Unproduced The Star Wars Scripts

Later this year, George Lucas’ original, unused concepts for what became Star Wars are to be published in a new, Dark Horse comics adaptation. But what was this abandoned story actually about?

George Lucas Had “Signed” Hamill, Fisher And Ford For New Star Wars Before Disney Became Involved

It seems that Lucasfilm’s plans for a new Star Wars trilogy were actually rather advanced before the Disney deal took place. Rumours did start as far back as 2009, and those original stories are looking more and more on the money day by day.