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Top 10 Annoying Changes to the Star Wars Trilogy

I remember when the Star Wars Special Editions hit theaters in 1997. As a huge Star Wars fan, I was thrilled with all of the added scenes. I was also blown away by what was considered cutting-edge CGI technology at the time. However, [...]

March 28, 2014 Movies and TV
The Star Wars #1 Cover

The Star Wars #1 – Review

Star Wars, as we know it, is not exactly what George Lucas had in mind when he wrote the original rough draft screenplay for the first film. In fact, it was a darker, more intense galaxy far, far away. Now, [...]

September 8, 2013 Reviews
Watchmen

Who Watches the Watchmen at DC?

On Wednesday, DC Comics rolls out the Before Watchmen campaign with new titles serving as back stories to Alan Moore’s landmark graphic novel Watchmen. Of course, this new campaign has been met with mixed reaction. Some consider it a shameful [...]

June 4, 2012 Features, Reviews
250px-Sidious

My Pick of the Week (Week 4)

How can I choose my pick of the week when my two favorite comic books come out? Easy, I pick something better. Last October as I walked around my first NYCC, I saw that Del Rey had a booth. They [...]

January 22, 2012 Features
Flash Gordon

Review: Flash Gordon Comic Book Archives Vol. 5

Flash Gordon first crashlanded onto the comic book page back in 1934, courtesy of creator Alex Raymond. Dark Horse Comics have been publishing archived volumes of the polo-player turned liberator of planet Mongo since August 2010 and with this fifth [...]

December 29, 2011 Reviews
Stephane Roux Cover AotE

Review: Star Wars – Agent of the Empire #1

            WARNING: This review includes some spoilers for an as-yet unreleased issue. Read on at your own peril.             John Ostrander has returned to a galaxy far, far away, following [...]

December 8, 2011 Reviews
Darth Vader

Mass Effect vs Star Wars – Choose Your Mythology

As an 80’s child, the phrase ‘Star Wars is the mythology of our time’ has become something of a truism for me. It is now essential to mention Joseph Campbell when discussing the symbolism of Star Wars. It is certainly [...]

November 22, 2011 Features