The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

With the Skywalker Saga and The Clone Wars both having recently wrapped up, it feels in many ways like the first chapter of the Disney Star Wars era has concluded. And while there's a cynical group of fans who will ridicule the era, it has been the golden era of Star Wars, with an incredibly [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #4 shows Kylo Ren bleeding his lightsaber crystal

The Rise of Kylo Ren #4 shows Kylo Ren bleeding his lightsaber crystal

The brilliant four-issue comic series, The Rise of Kylo Ren, came to an end recently, and it did so with an action-packed final issue. Written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney, the fourth and final issue shows Ben Solo's final descent to the dark side, as felt across the galaxy. And after this [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #4 shows that several familiar faces sensed Ben Solo finally turn to the dark side

The Rise of Kylo Ren #4 shows that several familiar faces sensed Ben Solo finally turn to the dark side

Over the last few months, we've been learning the story of Ben Solo's fall to the dark side in The Rise of Kylo Ren, the excellent four-part comic miniseries written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney. The fourth and final issue was recently released, and it shows us Solo finally giving into the [...]

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s explanation of the Force to one of his students makes a ton of sense

Jedi Master Luke Skywalker’s explanation of the Force to one of his students makes a ton of sense

In The Rise of Kylo Ren #3, written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney, we get some flashbacks to Jedi Master Luke Skywalker training his students at his Jedi Temple. The students in focus in this issue are (obviously) Ben Solo, as well as Voe, Hennix, and Tai. These three students were away [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #3 shows Ben Solo join the Knights of Ren

The Rise of Kylo Ren #3 shows Ben Solo join the Knights of Ren

The Rise of Kylo Ren comic series, written by Charles Soule and drawn by Will Sliney, has been phenomenal so far, showing us Ben Solo becoming the villain known as Kylo Ren - and in the meantime painting him as a sympathetic character. The third issue was recently released, and it's another success. If you [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 makes it seem like Ben Solo was initially not aware of Snoke’s connection to the First Order

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 makes it seem like Ben Solo was initially not aware of Snoke’s connection to the First Order

In The Rise of Kylo Ren #2, written by Charles Soule and drawn by Will Sliney, there’s a brief moment that I think is pretty significant, as it pertains to the First Order. After that fateful night at Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Temple, Ben Solo decides to run to Snoke, who is found on this strange [...]

We’ve only heard the term “High Republic” twice in Star Wars… and it’s very interesting where they appeared

We’ve only heard the term “High Republic” twice in Star Wars… and it’s very interesting where they appeared

Recently, Making Star Wars' Jason Ward reported that the next series of Star Wars films will be set in the "High Republic" era! According to Ward, the High Republic era will be set around 400 years before the events of the Skywalker saga. He also said that Project Luminous, a mysterious collaboration between a number [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 ties in to Solo in a brilliant and emotional way

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 ties in to Solo in a brilliant and emotional way

In Solo: A Star Wars Story, we met Han Solo, before there was a “Solo”. When we first meet him in the film, he’s just “Han,” a young boy living on the streets of Corellia, but after a failed escape attempt resulted in Qi’ra being taken, Han joins the Empire. When asked for his family [...]

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 shows Jedi Master Luke Skywalker fighting the Knights of Ren!

The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 shows Jedi Master Luke Skywalker fighting the Knights of Ren!

We’re now halfway through The Rise of Kylo Ren, the four-part comic miniseries written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Will Sliney, that focuses on Ben Solo becoming Kylo Ren. And I have to say, the first two issues have been absolutely fantastic! In the second issue, released this week, we are given a flashback [...]

The best of Star Wars in 2019: End of year awards!

The best of Star Wars in 2019: End of year awards!

With 2019 over, let’s take a look back at the best moments from Star Wars over the past calendar year, giving out several awards.  We’ll hand out the hardware for best film, best show, best book, best comic, best comic arc, best episode, best game, best song, best hero, best villain, best performance, biggest surprise, [...]