Possibly The Worst Star Wars Fan Ever

December 5, 2012 at 4:08 pm | Posted in Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Extreme Makeover troopersSo it seems awhile back the members of the Central Texas 501st Legion helped rebuild a home for a volunteer firefighter who, ironically, lost her home in the largest wildfire in Texas history.  And it was an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.  Seems like a pretty worthwhile thing to do, right?  Apparently not.

“I just saw the opening two minutes and they had Darth Vader and his Storm Troopers helping build a new house!” one Star Wars fanboy complained to me. “This is disgusting and it’s exactly what people were afraid of with Disney buying Star Wars. They are ruining the franchise by using it for trivial bullsh*t. Please write about this. It’s outrageous and it’s totally wrong.”

Okay, fanboy, you’ve got your wish.  But, as the Chinese saying goes, be careful what you wish for because you might get it.  Lucky you; you’re now making the rounds of the internet where you will hence forth be known as a The Worst Star Wars Fan Ever.

Correction: make that Dumb Worst Star Wars Fan Ever because this episode was filmed a year before Disney bought Lucasfilm.

(via io9 and Warming Glow)

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Star Wars Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist Review

December 5, 2012 at 2:31 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars Purge 1The first issue of Star Wars Purge: The Tyrant’s Fist is out today.  You can read our review of this interesting tale, but beware: there are spoilers.

New Preview of Dark Horse’s ‘Star Wars’

December 5, 2012 at 12:45 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Nerdist has an exclusive preview of Dark Horse’s new ongoing series Star Wars which will be out next year. The preview includes an interview with the series’ writer, Brian Wood, and some new panel previews (as well as some old ones). You can check it out here.

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Warwick Davis and Multiverse

December 5, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Posted in News | Leave a comment
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Everyone’s favorite Ewok’s, Warwick Davis, latest project is Multiverse, a small-scale production studio.  What is Multiverse, you ask?  Well, Warwick himself explains it in this video.

In case you didn’t completely grasp the idea, Multiverse’s aim is to produce web-based series, short films, and spoof comedies.  You can enjoy a sample of their work in this newly released video.

(via Blastr)

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MTV Twitter Livechat with Matt Lanter

December 5, 2012 at 10:38 am | Posted in Events, Interview, Star Wars, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of The Clone Wars’ takeover of MTV Geek yesterday with TCW voice actor Matt Lanter (#MTVCloneWars).

Matt Lanter: Ok Clone Wars Fans….Ask away!

If you could change one thing about Star Wars, what would it be?

ML: I wouldn’t! I love it.

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New Release: Purge – The Tyrant’s Fist #1

December 5, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Today Purge: The Tyrant’s First #1 (of 2) is out.

Shortly after the birth of the Empire, Darth Vader master of combat, terror of his enemies, continues his purge of the Jedi Knights on a planet where his Jedi prey are revered. Amidst a planetwide insurgency, the Dark Lord must snuff out one surviving Jedi, as well as kill the fire of rebellion in the native populace. All will bow to the power of Vader and the Galactic Empire!

Click here for a 6 page preview.

Writer: Alexander Freed
Penciller: Marco Castiello and Andrea Chella
Inker: Marco Castiello and Andrea Chella
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Dan Scott

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Databurst From the 501st

December 5, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 5 through 11th. Lots of parades and charity events to check out. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 5

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for the Westminster Chamber Orchestra Concert from 7:30-9 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Detroit, MI for Star Wars Night with the U of D Titans.
  • Redback Garrison will be at Central Station for the Children’s Heath Foundation Collection.
  • UK Garrison will be in Plymouth for the Highview School Christmas Fayre.

December 6

  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for the Star Wars Holiday Special Viewing at Bryant Lake Bowl for Toys For Tots.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Athens, GA for the Parade of Lights.

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