Star Wars EU in the Cinematic Universe: A Case for Twin Engines of…

One of the loudest and most raucous debates that goes on in Star Wars fandom is the merits of the Expanded Universe and whether it should be continued over into cinematic canon via Episode VII or not. Some fans want favorites like Mara Jade, Grand Admiral Thrawn, and Jaina Solo to appear in the new movies, while… » 2/12/14 12:27pm 2/12/14 12:27pm

The 12 Worst Things in the Star Wars Expanded Universe

Given that many things in the authentic Star Wars universe are terrible, it should be no surprise that many things in the Expanded Universe — those tales from the novels, comics, cartoons and all other non-movie Star Wars entities — are also terrible. But since the Expanded Universe is so damn big, its wretchedness… » 3/04/13 10:10am 3/04/13 10:10am

The Standalone Star Wars Movies: Young Han Solo and Boba Fett?

The best thing about the plethora of Star Wars movie rumors that keep popping up? If you don't like one — like yesterday's hint that one would be about Yoda — just wait a day, and there'll be another. Or more, actually, since Entertainment Weekly just posted that they heard two of the stand-alone SW flicks will be "a… » 2/06/13 10:33am 2/06/13 10:33am

What if Boba Fett starred in Game of Thrones, Total Recall, and Stargate

For the upcoming As You Wish Project charity event, over forty Boba Fett and clone trooper helmets were redesigned by such luminaries as director Joe Johnston and artist Sandy Dhuyvetter, who both played a role in designing his original costume. Additionally, sculptors recreated the Mandalorian mercenary's headgear in… » 8/17/12 9:40pm 8/17/12 9:40pm

Neil Gaiman and a dead Boba Fett make their mark on Wednesday's comics

What's on the stands tomorrow? Let's start with Wednesday's crop of first issues. Some sundry debuts on the stands this Wednesday include the superhero fisticuffs series Avengers Vs. X-Men: Versus (more on that here), Mass Effect: Homeworlds , Vampirella: Red Room, and Star Wars: Blood Ties - Boba Fett Is Dead. You… » 4/24/12 10:35am 4/24/12 10:35am

Boba Fett meets Deadpool, and other crazy Star Wars comics that needed…

In honor of Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie's recent passing, a group of artists at Comic Book Resources' The Line It Is Drawn illustration competition imagined a world where just about anybody could enter the Galaxy Far, Far Away. There's no Jaxxon/Bucky O'Hare crossover, but the results are otherwise… » 3/16/12 7:10am 3/16/12 7:10am