Marvel’s Star Wars #52 makes official what everyone pretty much suspected about the connection between the movie Rogue One and Rogue Group from The Empire Strikes Back (and eventually Rogue Squadron in the EU). Click through for io9’s deeper look at Star Wars #52. Minor spoilers apply if you are still waiting to read this issue.
An author at io9 suggests that the Boba Fett movie should NOT star Boba Fett. Boba Fett is dead he says in his final thoughts. He says a lot more too. Check out the article and come back here to disqus it!
Yes, you read the headline correctly. ILM VFX Supervisor Mike Mullholland recently revealed that a change was made to the design of Kylo Ren’s TIE Silencer after Rian Johnson received an early prototype of the ship’s toy counterpart. Apparently, the original plan was to have the missiles on the underside of the ship but they were switched to the side of the wings since that’s where they were located on the toy version of the ship. So it appears a toy influenced a film in this case. Head over to io9 for the full story!
New Hasbro The Black Series 6″ figures have been revealed by io9! Check it out!
io9 reveals a TON of our past rumors officially. Remember THIS rumor report for Obi-Wan? And THIS one for the Royal Guard 4-pack? And remember THIS ONE for Snoke? Pretty cool, huh? Snoke with Throne will be a GameStop exclusive. The Guard 4-pack will be exclusive to Barnes & Noble, Gamestop, and Disney Stores. And the Praetorian Guard variant will be exclusive to Amazon. All will be available later this Fall. Check it out!
There is a magical place we all go when we we’re looking for answers. No, I don’t mean church, your dreams, not even television or the movies. The place I’m talking about is that wonderful place we call Wookiepedia. i09 recently spoke with two of the editors about how they take all the (what seems like endless) Star Wars knowledge and put it in a nice, neat package for us to search. Come and open this Holocron.
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