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“Star Wars”: Five Predictions for “The Rise of Skywalker” [OPINION]

“Star Wars”: 5 Predictions for “The Rise of Skywalker”

With the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker out, there’s much to absorb. What’s going to happen is anyone’s guess. Given what’s released, here are five predictions that may happen in the final film of the Skywalker Saga. Harrison Ford Cameo There are some things J.J. Abrams wants to keep tight to […]


Toy Fair New York: Kotobukiya Continues to Impress

Kotobukiya is always one of the better booths to visit at any convention or show. Toy Fair New York was no different, as they brought out their new Spider-Man large scale statues, all four of their Defenders ArtFX statues, a number of Star Wars statues and products, and more. DC Comics is always represented and […]

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Watch: Finally, Star Wars Rebels Trailer for the Final Season

The Star Wars universe has reached far and wide from the original films to comics, games, and of course the various animated series.  The more recent of these, Star Wars Rebels, is sadly entering into its final season. This morning, the official trailer was released, featuring some familiar characters, villains, and locations: Dave Filoni and the Rebels […]

Darth Vader #9 cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Francesco Mattina

Darth Vader #9 Review: The Dark Lord vs the Librarian

Darth Vader has been alerted to the infiltration of former Jedi Archivist Jocasta Nu. The Jedi has already confronted the Grand Inquisitor, whom is intent on slaying her. Vader cannot allow this on the orders of the Emperor himself. The Dark Lord must intervene, but Jocasta may have some tricks up her sleeve. The Jocasta […]

Star Wars Thrawn Alliances Cover

Thrawn Teams Up With Darth Vader In New Star Wars Novel

Thrawn is teaming up with Darth Vader. No, not on TV or film, but in a new novel from writer Timothy Zahn. Thrawn: Alliances is due to be published on June 26th, 2018 from Del Rey. It will be a sequel to this year’s highly successful novel Thrawn. That is an awesome cover. The novel […]

Darth Vader #8 cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Francesco Mattina

Darth Vader #8 Review: Seriously, That Meditation Scene

Former Jedi Master Archivist Jocasta Nu has returned to Coruscant in search of an important entry in the Jedi Archives. Despite her best efforts, her arrival does not go unnoticed by the forces of the Empire. Before long, Darth Vader himself is made privy to an intruder. This issue provides a new lesson in restraint […]

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The Emperor Gets The Coolest Statue Ever From Kotobukiya

I love writing about this stuff. Kotobukiya, as I have written before many times, continues to be my favorite company producing statues in every scale. For the quality you get at the price points they offer, they really cannot be beat. And this one, which we first saw the prototype of at Star Wars Celebration […]

Darth Vader #1 Review – Do You Like Stories About Lightsabers?

  The first Darth Vader series from Marvel Comics’ Star Wars line is a tough act to follow. Kieron Gillen had such an amazing handle on how to write not only Vader himself, but also the Emperor, and his wonderful creations Doctor Aphra, Triple-Zero and Beetee, Cylo, and many more. It felt like a natural ending when […]