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Squeaky Mouse Droid #4: Celebration Quickie, New Teaser!

Squeaky Mouse Droid Episode 4: Celebration Quickie: The New Teaser Trailer So the Force Awakens Panel was awesome! It was simply awesome to see the director, the producer and the principal cast reflect on Star Wars and the fandom that [...]

April 16, 2015 Features
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Squeaky Mouse Droid #3: Open the Blast Doors!

Squeaky Mouse Droid Episode 3: Open the Blast Doors! Open the Blast Doors! There are already people waiting on a line. Not the internet: they are waiting on an actual line! Not for the movie, not yet; they are waiting [...]

April 16, 2015 Features, News
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Squeaky Mouse Droid: The Hyperdrive Motivator

SQUEAKY MOUSE DROID EPISODE 2: The Hyperdrive Motivator Before the Squeaky Mouse Droid starts the actual topic of this column, there’s a tiny observation it would like to make about this universe. On Words With Friends (at least on the [...]

April 6, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Secret Cosplay Lair FOUND in Indiana!!!

FOUND: One secret cosplay lair in remote location – rural Indiana.  Individuals present at said lair were noted as multi-talented cosplayers and highly trained photographers and videographers – partners in their dedication to the art of cosplay handiwork and documentation of [...]

April 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Barb Wire

Get Exclusive Barb Wire #1 Variant FREE!

DARK HORSE TO OFFER ADAM HUGHES ‘BARB WIRE’ #1 VARIANT TO RETAILERS IN EXCHANGE FOR ‘STAR WARS’ #1 COVERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse’s number-one bounty hunter, Barb Wire, is back, and even more audacious! She’s ready to take [...]

April 1, 2015 News
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Squeaky Mouse Droid, Episode 1: The Greedo Scene

Squeaky Mouse Droid (named after those little droids in Imperial facilities that roll around in the hallways with no discernible purpose and are easily scared off by Wookies) is the name of my new, irregular series of Star Wars essays, [...]

April 1, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Chi-Fi at Palmer House – Bertha would be proud!

When Bertha and Potter Palmer created the fantastic hotel (originally. the 1st Palmer House was built as a wedding present for Bertha), little did they know it would become a haven for Chicago’s very own Chi-Fi (an all fandom convention)! [...]

March 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Fan Fest Chicago

The End of the Planet… a week later…

Everything that has a beginning must have an end…sayonara Planet…   Interestingly tho, never thought this article would begin – let alone end either…  Con crud, swallowing massive amounts of gum laughing too hard and camera SD card issues almost [...]

March 22, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Planet Comicon’s Cosplay Day 2 – ON FIRE!!!

Planet Comicon was on fire Saturday – artists were amazing; Ant Lucia, Tommy Castillo, Jeff Moy, Darryl Woods and Reilly Brown to name a few were exceptionally on their A-game.   Writer Sam Humphries was the ultimate favorite (He’s the writer behind the Legendary Star Lord [...]

March 18, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Wizard World’s Fan Fest Salutes Chicago – Artists Galore, Comics and more!

First ever Fan Fest Chicago hit the streets this weekend in Rosemont, IL and didn’t disappoint!  Smaller event than the regular Wizard World Chicago but jammed packed with vendors, artists, writers and celebs – everything you would expect of a regular W2 convention [...]

March 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features
hollywood

Comic Booked Goes to Hollywood!

(We keep our ear to the ground regarding the most anticipated films)   Marvel Bails? If the reports are true, tickets for this year’s San Diego Comic Con sold out faster than.. well, faster than anyone expected. Fans thought they [...]

March 12, 2015 Movies and TV
star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels: Vision of Hope

  Reviewing a show targeted to the younger set can be difficult. Since I basically breathe all things Star Wars, the task is a little easier: it was part of my childhood so I try to bring that kid that’s [...]

March 6, 2015 Movies and TV
star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels: Call to Action

Star Wars Rebels shares one important thing with the original trilogy that was lacking in the prequel films: the Empire. Sure, it’s kind of cool watching armies of droids take on armies of clones, but nothing quite penetrates our psyche [...]

March 6, 2015 Movies and TV
star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels: Rebels Resolve

The penultimate episode of the first season of Star Wars Rebels begins, like many of the episodes this season, with an action scene meant to please fans of the original trilogy, wherein a memorable moment or situation from those films [...]

March 6, 2015 Movies and TV
star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels: Fire Across the Galaxy

It all comes down to the season finale. The story is simple, but how it affects the characters, not to mention how it changes the status quo of this series, is not. This finale is just about perfect. It has [...]

March 6, 2015 Movies and TV

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