Posted on Friday, August 28th, 2015 by Angie Han
This week isn’t done quite yet, and neither is the steady stream of Star Wars news. After the jump:
- Star Wars Celebration Europe is already sold out for Saturday
- Disney Infinity 3.0 developer on bringing Star Wars Rebels characters to life
- Star Wars Rebels may have finally set a return date
- Get details on the rest of the Disney Store’s plans for Force Friday
- Just how much money is Star Wars: The Force Awakens gonna make?
- Captain Phasma (and for some reason Jar Jar) cover a German Star Wars magazine
- Find out what the new First Order star destroyer is called
- Take a peek inside the pages of Star Wars #9
- See gorgeous art from the Battle of Jakku DLC for Star Wars Battlefront
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Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 by Angie Han
At this point, every Star Wars reveal just seems to raise more questions. Case in point: We now know what the cover of Star Wars: Shattered Empire #2 will look like — and it’s just making us wonder who the hell the mystery woman is on the cover. Get your first look at this new Star Wars character after the jump. Read More »
If you’ve ever been to Comic-Con, WonderCon or any kind of pop culture convention with fans dressed up as their favorite characters from the realms of fantasy and sci-fi, then you’ve likely seen some pretty impressive cosplaying, some even coming close to looking like the real thing. And now some Marvel cosplayers will get as close to being a real superhero as they can.
Marvel has announced a new Cosplay Variant program that will take 20 impressive Marvel cosplayers and put them on the cover of their respective character’s comic books. And you can see what almost all of them look like below! Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 by Angie Han
We’re not quite done with Star Wars D23 stuff, but there’s non-D23 stuff here, too. After the jump:
- Find out where to get the cheeky car decal seen above
- Watch highlights from the Star Wars D23 panel
- J.J. Abrams explains why anyone would even want to join the First Order
- … and gushes about Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma
- Oscar Isaac talks about growing up in a Star Wars-obsessed family
- Daisy Ridley looks pleased as punch with her Drew Struzan Episode VII poster
- Learn a tiny bit more about Episode VII‘s Constable Zuvio
- Ooh and ahh over Sideshow‘s deluxe edition Boba Fett figure
- Get details on the limited-edition Darth Vader PlayStation 4 console
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Posted on Friday, August 14th, 2015 by Angie Han
Had enough Star Wars yet this week? Surely not. After the jump:
- Check out another new image from Star Wars: Battlefront
- … and get details on the game’s just-announced “Supremacy” mode
- The Battlefront tie-in novel Twilight Company gets an official synopsis
- Ooh and aah over the pretty colors of the Star Wars CoverGirl makeup collection
- … and find out which other brands are partnering with Lucasfilm for The Force Awakens
- Go inside ILM‘s VR and augmented reality think tank, xLab (Rogue One‘s Gareth Edwards is a fan)
- An anonymous insider reports from a John Williams recording session
- Force Awakens returns to Skellig Michael for more shooting this fall
- Are the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3.75″ toys hinting at something?
- See a preview of Kanan: The Last Padawan #5 and Star Wars #8
- Shattered Empire #1 gets pushed back a week (boo), and reveals a variant cover (yay!)
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The second Death Star has been destroyed. The Emperor is dead. The galaxy celebrates. What happens next?
That’s exactly what the forthcoming comic book Star Wars: Shattered Empire will set out to answer as one of many new stories coming this fall as part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens publishing program. The comic book picks up immediately after the Battle of Endor, showing that the destruction of the second Death Star wasn’t exactly an easy happy ending, and it certainly wasn’t the absolute end of the Empire either.
Find out what we learned about Star Wars Shattered Empire from an interview with series writer Greg Rucka that we break down after the jump! Read More »
This is a comic book story, not a movie story, but it’s a good one. It’s the sort of thing that happened in the comics industry of decades past, but would probably never happen today. The tale comes to you now thanks to a reminder by the tremendous artist Walt Simonson, who worked on Marvel’s Star Wars comic in the ’70s and ’80s.
In the late ’70s, Marvel had a John Carter comic book series; it was a good attempt to turn the Edgar Rice Burroughs property into the sort of pulp success story that Conan had been for Marvel. John Carter lasted just over two years, and when canceled there was still an issue’s worth of art in Marvel’s files. Though a “use every part of the buffalo” business approach, all that John Carter art, with as few changes as possible, was turned into a two-issue Star Wars comic story. Read More »
There was so much news coming out of San Diego Comic Con International 2015 that we missed some of the smaller announcements that happened outside of Hall H. late last week we told you that Marvel Comics would be releasing a new Star Wars comic book series based on the character Chewbacca written by Gerry Duggan and artist Phil Noto. The other Star Wars comic book news coming out of the convention is a comic book crossover event between the ongoing Star Wars and Darth Vader ongoing series. Find out how this epic story will play out on the page, after the jump.
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One of the big comic book stories we missed while we were stuck in Hall H at San Diego Comic Con International 2015 was an announcement that DC Comics and IDW Publishing would be teaming up to produce a Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book crossover.
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