A Trekkie’s Take on Marvel’s New Star Wars Series

(If you search in Google for Marvels’ 2015 Star Wars, you will get many reviews of the new Star Wars comics.  Most of theses reviews are for the first issue or other individual floppies; this review is of the first six issues of the new Marvel Star Wars series.) I was born in the late 70’s and was too young to go to the theater and watch the original Star Wars films.  Because of that and my personal interests, I liked them, but loved more the Star Trek TV series. I tend to prefer my entertainment on a weekly serialized way (TV episodes) rather than a long, spaced out (no pun … Continue reading

A Homemade Remote Control Imperial Speeder Bike That Flies!

Drones and hovercraft models have become extremely popular of late, and this young man took an old 12″ Speederbike from the 90’s Power of the Force line, and add a FPV Quad Copter. Check it out, about a minute in, the view switches to first person view, so you can feel like you’re on patrol the forest moon of Endor!

Get Every Star Wars Card Ever Made by Topps on you Ipad

Remember being a kid in the school yard, hanging out with your friends, looking through those blue, red, yellow, and green bordered cards, trading your doubles with your friends, trying to make a complete set? Well now your kids (and you) can relive that experience, 21st century style.  On your iPad. Topps Launches STAR WARSTM: CARD TRADER App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Featuring the First-Ever Star Wars: The Force AwakensTM Digital Trading Card. The Topps Company, Inc. today released Star Wars™: Card Trader, the official Star Wars™ digital trading card app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available … 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

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday March 4

Another Wednesday, so you know what’s up. Here are a few titles we suggest you look at when you visit your local comic shop.     TOP OF THE STACK Hawkeye #1 from Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Art: Perez – Herring What Marvel says: THE AVENGING ARCHERS ARE BACK! • Hawkeye returns in an all-new series featuring superstar writer Jeff Lemire in his Marvel debut and Eisner Award-winning artist Ramon Perez, as they bring you a fresh new look into the life of everyone’s favorite Avenger. With Kate Bishop, his trusted ward and protégé back at his side (not … Continue reading