Read Up On The History Of The Rebel Legion Costuming Group 

You might have heard of the 501st Legion, but did you know they have a sister group which focuses entirely on the ‘Good Guys’ of Star Wars? The Rebel Legion celebrates 15 years of costuming this year, and over on the official Star Wars site, Donna Keeley, the commanding officer of the group, starts off a history of… » 6/27/15 9:30am Saturday 9:30am

The Coolest Moments From Star Wars Rebels' TV Special, Siege of Lothal

Earlier this week, Star Wars Rebels gave us a taste of what’s to come with Siege of Lothal, a television special setting up the show’s future—and it looks like there’s some very dark times ahead for our Rebel friends. Here are three of the must-watch moments, and what they mean for the show’s second season. » 6/26/15 4:10pm Friday 4:10pm

We Have Our New Spider-Man—So Which Villain Will He Fight First?

Greetings, my pencil pals! Sorry about last week’s missing column; as it turns out I managed to catch a Mutant Deathvirus (mild infection) from the Radioactive Biker Crocodiles of Texas (air travel). I was basically unconscious all last week. But I’m up now, and rarin’ to answer some of your letters (earn my paycheck)! » 6/25/15 1:03pm Thursday 1:03pm

This Might Just Be The Most Weirdly Specific Star Wars Figure Ever Made

Star Wars has a noted history for creating toys out of even the most minor character, or the smallest costume change. Guy with an ice cream maker on Bespin? Action figure. Blue George Lucas? Action figure. But this Boba Fett toy being made for Comic-Con is perhaps the most bizarrely specific Star Wars toy of them all. » 6/25/15 12:00am 6/25/15 12:00am

Are Any of These Fictional Space Habitats Actually Possible?

Humanity’s future in space very much in the planning stages. Will we float among the stars in crazy spaceships? Will we set up small camps that sprawl into townships that grow into cities, or is an orbital mothership more human friendly? The question is, could any of these really be possible? Or do they deserve to be… » 6/19/15 5:30pm 6/19/15 5:30pm

This Hologram Darth Vader Toy Is Actually To Scale With The Movies

Star Wars fans: Did you know that the hologram of Darth Vader that appears in General Veer’s AT-AT in The Empire Strikes Back was 20 inches tall? If you did, then wow, that is some spectacularly detailed trivia you have in your noggin. Your reward? This accurately scaled, bright blue Darth Vader figure. » 6/19/15 2:00am 6/19/15 2:00am

The Original Star Wars Is Finally Getting Shown In A Chinese Theater

When Star Wars came out in 1977, China was still in the immediate aftermath of the Cultural Revolution, and foreign films were not screened in Chinese theaters. And even in recent years, China has maintained strict quotas for overseas movies. So it’s taken 40 years for Star Wars to reach Chinese movie theaters. » 6/18/15 2:26pm 6/18/15 2:26pm

Lucasfilm Is Making Amazing Star Wars and Jurassic Park VR Experiences

Now that the Oculus Rift has made virtual reality not suck, countless companies are lining up to produce ground-breaking interactive content. But the most exciting could come from Industrial Light & Magic, the special effects company behind Star Wars, Jurassic World, and countless other blockbusters. » 6/12/15 12:01pm 6/12/15 12:01pm

Behold, Our First Official Look At The Force Awakens Toys

First, there was the eBay leaks, and then, the packaging. But now we can confirm that The Force Awakens’ inevitable merchandising Tsunami is beginning a little earlier than expected, with a plethora of Stormtrooper toys hitting the convention next month. Star Wars fans, ready your wallets! » 6/11/15 12:00pm 6/11/15 12:00pm