FTW: Arlington Texas Cops and 7 Year Old Batman

April 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment
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Sometimes you come across something so heartwarming you just have to share it.  Here a group of really great folks helped 7 year old cancer patient, Kye, fulfill his Batman fantasy.

(via Syfy Blastr)

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How Ewoks Defeated the Stormtroopers and Other Fun Stuff

April 17, 2012 at 9:23 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Co-author of the Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare, Paul R. Urquhart posted a very insightful article on Suvudu that describes the challenge he and Jason Fry were faced with the book. As great and as fun as Star Wars is, how does one explain how small, primitive, teddy bear-like creatures such as Ewoks can defeat the finest troops the Empire can muster? Paul tackles that question and more. It’s a good read. Click here to check it out.

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The Hutt is with You: ‘Scourge’ Winners

April 17, 2012 at 7:22 am | Posted in Contest, Site News, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Without further ado, the winner of yesterday’s Scourge contest is… Continue Reading The Hutt is with You: ‘Scourge’ Winners…

More Hutt Please: ‘Scourge’ Giveaways Continue!

April 17, 2012 at 12:10 am | Posted in Contest, Site News, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 28 Comments
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It’s Day 2 of Hutt Week and today we have two copies of Jeff Grubb’s Scourge to giveaway. Once again contestants can only enter once and must reside in the United States (sorry, no international shipping).

Now Scourge isn’t just about Hutts. It also stars an awesome Jedi named Mander Zuma. To enter today’s contest, just leave a comment below saying who your favorite Jedi is. One winner will be chosen at random and announced tomorrow. You have all day today to enter.

We will also give an instant win to the first person to name the one and only Jedi Hutt in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Just post the Hutt’s name below, and if you’re first, you win!

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Comic Review: ‘The Secret Service #1’

April 17, 2012 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Reviews | Leave a comment
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The Secret Service #1 is a pretty cool comic all Star Wars fans should take a look at it. The biggest reason is that Mark Hamill is one of the characters in the comic. If you’re a fan of dark humor like Kick Ass, then The Secret Service is right up your alley. Click here to read our full review.

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Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for July

April 17, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is the Star Wars rundown on Dark Horse Comics solicitations for July.

Darth Maul: Death Sentence #1 (of 4)

Writer: Tom Taylor
Penciller: Bruno Redondo
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman

Release Date: July 25
32 pages, $2.99

By now the galaxy has learned the terrible truth: Sith Lord Darth Maul still lives. Worse, he has joined forces with his brother Savage Opress! The Jedi are searching for them and, after Maul and Opress cut a murderous swath through the Outer Rim, so is an army of mercenaries hired by a wealthy mine owner. Darth Maul has a price on his head, and for him there is only one way to deal with such a problem: go directly to the source!

• A direct follow-up to the events in the television series The Clone Wars!

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