Lead Up To The Force Awakens: 20 New Star Wars Books On The Way

Last year, when the New Star Wars films were going into production, with the story picking up 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, there was a lot of talk about The Expanded Universe, the collection of books, comics, and other media that had come out, going all the way back to Timothy Zane’s Heir to an Empire trilogy of novels.   To no one surprise, but to many fans anger, Disney and Lucasfilm announced they would not be following those stories, and they would no longer be considered canon in the Star Wars Universe.  So that means, … Continue reading

Star Wars: The Teaser Awakens…

  The seven year old inside of me just punched the air in triumph…   The Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer debuts today, in a handful of theatres around the country, and lucky for the rest of us, on the internet (via the Star Wars Youtube page, among other places.)  But to save you the trouble of hunting for it, we went and put it right here.     Few films defined my childhood as much as the original Star Wars, and it’s two sequels.   So when the prequel trilogy came out (15 years ago?!) me, and many … Continue reading

SDCC14 – Marvel To Launch Three STAR WARS Series in 2015

The first ever Star Wars comic was publish by Marvel back in the spring of 1977, and hit newstands almost 2 months before the movie arrived in theaters.  The series ran there until 1986, after 107 issues and 3 annuals.  For the past 20 years, the comic adventures set a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away were published by Dark Horse. Now Marvel gets to strike back. It was announced early this year that Marvel will get the Star Wars license back.  It wasn’t really a surprise, since Marvel parent company Disney had just recently purchased Star … Continue reading

STAR WARS VII CAST ANNOUNCED

It really isn’t a huge surprise, but now it is official.  Luke, Han, and Leia will return. The Star Wars website announced the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Joining original trilogy stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, and Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker are John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow, From Director, JJ Abrams, “We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers … Continue reading