The Force Awakens in San Diego. The Star Wars Comic Con Panel


If there was ever a must-not-miss panel at Comic Con, this year’s Star Wars panel, in Hall H would be it.   Hosted by Chris Hardwick, in what must have been the height of his nerdgasm of a career, and featured just about the entire cast of the eagerly awaited sequel. “Guys, we are in this! This is happening right now! This is the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel.” gushed the comedian, sharing his memories of seeing the original Star Wars with his father, almost 40 years ago. First up, Director J.J. Abrams, Screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and Lucasfilm President Kathleen … Continue reading

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

Valentine’s Day – Our 10 Favorite Couples in Comics, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy


It’s Valentine’s Day and love is the air. In celebration of the holiday, we count down our favorite couples from comics, science fiction and fantasy.  Is your favorite on the list? Tell us what you think. 10.  The Doctor and the TARDIS  – DOCTOR WHO Some of you would probably say Rose Tyler or River Song, or even Sarah Jane Smith, but none of his traveling assistants ever stay with the Doctor any where near as long as his constant companion, the that temperamental, run-down, borrowed, type-40 time capsule known as the TARDIS. It’s when the TARDIS’ matrix is removed … 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

Could Anyone Else Play Indiana Jones?


  There is a rumor going around that Disney is about to announce a date on their schedule for a fifth Indiana Jones flick. With Hollywood loathed to stray too far from tried and true franchises, another film featuring everyone’s favorite archeologist is inevitable.  Harrison Ford‘s schedule has him busy a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (after his leg heals, that is) but could the 72-year-old actor be up to don the fedora and whip one more time?   “In a New York minute” is what the aging action star told British talk show host Graham … Continue reading