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In This Week's Star Wars Comic, Princess Leia Gets To Kick Butt—Literally

After taking a break from its ongoing story last month to give us a badass Ben Kenobi side story, this week’s issue of Marvel’s Star Wars series gets ready to deal with the fallout from that insane twist that sent ripples through the new Star Wars canon. It also gives us Princess Leia being awesome. » 8/21/15 3:44pm 8/21/15 3:44pm

For Once, A Missing Princess Leia Figure Isn't A Hasbro Disaster

Recently, Star Wars action figure fans were all flustered by the shocking news that a highly anticipated Princess Leia figure had suddenly vanished from preorders and distribution lists. For once however, this wasn't another example of Hasbro's ongoing female Star Wars figure problem. » 3/20/15 2:40pm 3/20/15 2:40pm

Success: Disney Will Add Princess Leia Toys To Its Merchandise Line

Three weeks ago, Disney said it had "no plans for Leia products at the Disney store." This after announcing just one new female actress in the initial casting announcement for Episode VII. The toy announcement drew considerable criticism, including a barrage of tweets tagged with #WeWantLeia. Now, Disney says Leia… » 6/08/14 10:30am 6/08/14 10:30am

Caption this comic for a chance to win a copy of Vader's Little Princess!

In Darth Vader and Son, cartoonist Jeffrey Brown asked the question, "What if Darth Vader raised Luke Skywalker?" Now he's giving Leia the same treatment with Vader's Little Princess. Want to get your hands the book for free? Write a caption for this Vader/Leia moment for a chance to win a copy. » 4/06/13 9:30am 4/06/13 9:30am

Princess Leia finally gets her X-Wing license thanks to Dark Horse's new Star Wars comic

It's an injustice as grave as Chewbacca not receiving a medal at the end of Star Wars: A New Hope — Princess Leia, leader of the Rebellion, ace-shot with a blaster, and all-around kick-ass heroine never got to fly starships with the boys. Well, thanks to writer Brian Wood, Leia finally gets her chance in the pilot's… » 1/04/13 9:20am 1/04/13 9:20am

And now, Princess Leia's "coke nail" from Return of the Jedi

Sadly, Carrie Fisher battled drug addiction while filming the Star Wars movies, and (for the most part) evidence of her real-life struggles remained offscreen. But in Return of the Jedi, we fleetingly see Leia sporting a suspiciously long fingernail. One's left wondering if this fashion statement will be clipped the… » 9/28/12 9:05am 9/28/12 9:05am

6 Times Famous Supervillains Lost Their Damn Minds

Audiences tend to laud iconic scoundrels for one or two particularly nefarious capers. For example, everybody relishes Darth Vader's misbehavior in The Empire Strikes Back, but nobody remembers when he tried to out-scheme Princess Leia out of obtaining a bank loan. Here's a half-dozen memorable times your favorite bad… » 9/17/12 10:30am 9/17/12 10:30am

And now, two Chewbaccas lounging with six bikini Leias by the pool

We're only ten days away from Dragon*Con 2012, so here's a particular amusing snapshot from Dragon*Con 2011 to get you jazzed. Photographer Ethan Trewhitt captured this curious scene of two Wookiees flanked by a bevy of Princess Organas. We'd be remiss if we didn't mention that there were actually nine Leias on deck… » 8/21/12 6:55pm 8/21/12 6:55pm

Star Wars Kinect includes Slave Bikini Leia dance-off competition

There is a universe where the last Star Wars action figures came out in 1985, the Battle of Endor took place on Kashyyyk, and the prequels were actually a three-night-long PBS mockumentary — directed by Errol Morris — on the vagaries of moisture farming. Suffice to say, we don't live in that universe. » 2/27/12 6:05am 2/27/12 6:05am