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Darth Vader (2017) #2

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

"I am not a Jedi. I have no limits." -Darth Vader The 2017 Darth Vader comic series continued with issue 2. The credits have barely rolled on Episode III as the galaxy fell under the domain of the Empire. When we last left the newly minted Lord Vader, he had been ordered to seek out a Kyber crystal by his Master, Darth Sidious. After his recent battle with Obi-Wan Kenobi the artist formerly known as Anakin was left missing arms, legs, and, of course, a lightsaber. He would need the crystal to co...

Kylo Ren is Too Emotional to Become the Most Powerful Sith Lord

Corey Gittleman
in Entertainment

When first meeting Kylo Ren, we hear the music of the First Order build up in anticipation as his ship makes its way down to the village. As he exits the ship and makes his way down its ramp through t...

So Ron Howard's Directing a Star Wars Movie...

Matthew Kresal
in Entertainment

In what might be a new record between rumor and official confirmation, Lucasfilm announced on June 22nd that Ron Howard would be taking over the directing duties on the (as yet still untitled) Han Sol...

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra 001

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

"The FIRST Issue Answered my BIGGEST Question about Aphra!" Warning: This issue of Doctor Aphra was released in Dec 2016, so we will be talking spoilers. During the height of the Empire's reign, Aphra has found herself in a position that many of us can relate to: broke and loaded with debt. When we last left the off-beat archaeologist she had successfully faked her own death at Vader's mechanical hands. The Empire may not be actively looking for her but her creditors are another story. She owes ...

Most Powerful 'Star Wars' Villains

Riley Reese
in Entertainment

Star Wars is a series that has become the birthplace of many amazing characters, fandoms, and storylines. It is so vast that it even has its own set of unique planets, that some fans have studied in g...

Star Wars Battlefront II E3 Reveal

Yorkshire's Geek
in Entertainment

In the last couple of months there’s been a lot of activity on the Star Wars video game front, with trailers for the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II appearing on the internet, and last week EA showed off the game at E3 with a new trailer and some gameplay footage. Star Wars has always been a huge part of my life, ever since my dad took me to see the re-release of the first film back in the 90s, I remember being too scared of Darth Vader to actually sit through the entire film! From there I pla...

The Jedi vs. Sith Symposium

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

Join an international panel of Star Wars Super Fans! We debate the theories of Snoke's identity in the future installments of the timeless saga. We have your host, Jay Sandlin (The Novel Comics) Brian Karasek (ChannelStarWars.com) Ryan Hunter of Scotland (Temple Master Alrune), and Twitter role players: @MasterJediMara and @MentorSkywalker of Ireland. In this episode, the cast recounts many theories about the identity of Supreme Leader Snoke from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. His role in the fut...

Darth Vader 001

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 After his defeat at Mustafar, Anakin has awoken immediately after the events of Revenge of the Sith. But he is no longer whole. He has been encased within the armor that will...

Jedi vs. Sith Symposium

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

The parentage of Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is debated among the Masters of the Jedi and Sith Libraries. Find us on Facebook today: www.facebook.com/JediLibraryandArchives www.facebook.com/...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Jay Sandlin
in Entertainment

From Author and Historian Jay Sandlin: I break down the trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Includes a scene-by-scene analysis, Star Wars history, and my fun props. @JSandlinWriter; JaySandlinWriter.com TheNovelComics.com #JediMullet Welcome to "The Last Jedi" trailer analysis. You can find me on twitter @JSandlinWriter. I am also the creator of The Novel Comics. Rey begins the trailer with a "jump" moment during her training. This tricky perspective shot is meant to trick us into believing we...

Luminous Beings Are We

Jeremy Johnson
in Culture

Myths persist in our time. They evolve, take on new lexicons, new symbols—some shiny and chrome. Myths take our reality and spin wonders out of it. One glimpse through the Hubble Space telescope and o...

How 'Star Wars' Changed the Paradigm

Neal Ulen
in Entertainment

Hot on the heels of Star Wars' 40th anniversary, it's an opportune time to look back on the ripple effect . . . nay, scratch that . . . the tsunami effect it had on cinema history, and how it propelle...

Why 'Star Wars' Is My History

Christina St-Jean
in Culture

I was only 4 when the original Star Wars movie bowed in theaters on May 25, 1977, and so, I don't really have a solid memory of seeing it. I do, however, remember watching it several times over on recording over the years, and becoming more eagerly involved in the entire saga as I grew with it. I remember feeling utterly gutted when in Empire Strikes Back, Han Solo disappeared into the carbon freezing chamber, looking so anguished as he tried to capture Leia's face in his memory, fighting to kee...

The Guardians of the Galaxy - Superheroes or Space Opera?

M Alan Kazlev
in Entertainment

Watching Guardians of the Galaxy 2 leaves me in no doubt that this is a new space opera in the making. And if the sequel doesn't have the classic mythic mcguffin story arc of the first (where the infi...

Best 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Funko Pop! Figures

George Gott
in Buyer’s Guide

Star Wars: The Force Awakens begins approximately thirty years after the destruction of the second Death Star. Luke Skywalker is the last known surviving Jedi Master but he has disappeared. Both the F...

A Tale of Two Star Wars

M Alan Kazlev
in Entertainment

The teaser trailer for the next Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi, slated for release on December this year, was quite underwhelming. A large part of the two minute trailer was either black screen or Luc...