In the latest novel from the High Republic era, set 200 years before The Phantom Menace, the heroes arrive at a previously abandoned space station in the wake of the Great Disaster. As such, Into the Dark by Claudia Gray sees the majority of the book take place on this space station, with four Jedi [...]
Some thoughts on Moff Gideon’s mysterious plans in The Mandalorian
*** Be warned that FULL SPOILERS ARE AHEAD for the most recent episode of The Mandalorian, so if you haven’t watched it yet, don’t read this article. Trust me, you want to go into this one without spoilers. *** The most recent episode of The Mandalorian, "Chapter 12: The Siege," was another thrilling adventure for [...]
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 [...]
Ten interesting tidbits learned from The Rise of Skywalker Visual Dictionary!
Whenever a new Star Wars film is released, a Visual Dictionary by Pablo Hidalgo of the Lucasfilm story group is published. And I rarely say anything is a "must read," but these Visual Dictionaries fit the bill: they are always among my most anticipated Star Wars publications, and they provide a wealth of fun tidbits [...]
Seven stories I would love to see now that the Star Wars sequel trilogy is over!
The Star Wars sequel trilogy concluded recently with The Rise of Skywalker, and I'm hoping that means that Lucasfilm will slowly but surely begin to fill in the gaps of the trilogy by more storytelling. None of this is a criticism of the way they've handled things, because of course there are going to be [...]
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
Everything we learned about Snoke from The Rise of Skywalker Visual Dictionary
The Rise of Skywalker featured a short but massively significant revelation about Snoke: he was a creation of Palpatine! When Kylo Ren arrives on Exegol at the beginning of the film, Palpatine tells him, "I made Snoke," and Kylo then sees what looks like two other Snokes in a tank. The implication is clearly that [...]
The Rise of Kylo Ren #2 ties in to Solo in a brilliant and emotional way
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 [...]