Let’s see … where did I leave off last time? I was sharing my recollections from my delightful luncheon with Jonathan Wilkins, editor of Star Wars Insider. 🙂 Jonathan had mentioned that the Insider would be publishing an upcoming article about Star Wars’ female fan base and the lack of female character toys. Have you seen Issue # 151 yet? It contains a great six-page spread about fangirls written by Tricia Barr. I could tell you all about the article (well done, Tricia!), but what fun would there be in that? Find a copy of the periodical, and read it! And all the other great stories in the Insider! You won’t be disappointed.
New York, NY – July 15th, 2014 – In 1977 a phenomenon dawned. Marvel Comics published the very first STAR WARS comic-book series. Now, the House of Ideas is re-presenting those original adventures in its over-sized Omnibus format – STAR WARS: THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS collecting STAR WARS (1977) #1-44 and ANNUAL #1.
When Andy Serkis was a teenager, he was thrilled by seeing Star Wars on the big screen. Now, he’s part of Saga himself! He’s understandably excited – but probably not as excited as another member of his family:
On this Coffee Chat Exclusive, Coffee With Kenobi Blogger James Howell has an amazing conversation with Mark Dodson. Mark is best known to Star Wars fans for voicing Salacious Crumb, but is also the voice of the Gremlins in the two Gremlins films.
Jeremy Bulloch – Boba Fett himself! – participated in a reddit AMA this afternoon, and we’ve got a rundown of ten interesting things we learned from the galaxy’s most notorious bounty hunter. First things first, though – Mr. Bulloch wanted to remind everyone to support the Force for Change initiative. You could win a trip to the set of Episode VII, if you do! They’ve also added a Boba Fett T-shirt to the list of rewards. Click here for more info: http://www.omaze.com/starwars
Now, here are those ten interesting things, presented in no particular order…
Fans watching tonight’s ‘Wednesday Night Baseball’ game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates on ESPN will feel as though they’re in a galaxy far, far away as ‘Star Wars Night’ kicks into gear at Busch Stadium.
J.J. Abrams’ production company, Bad Robot, tweeted out an interesting image today. It features an IMAX camera filming in a vast, remote looking desert location. Could this be for Star Wars Episode VII? Is this Tatooine? Here’s the image in question: