June 13th, 2008 by Dunc · 4 Comments
The Hallmark Keepsake Dream Book ’08 is out, and their Star Wars offerings this year have a Return of the Jedi theme, with an Imperial shuttle, Luke and Vader’s final duel, and Emperor Palpatine. The miniatures set is a Star Destroyer and the incomplete Death Star. Check them all out for yourself on page 64 (page 65 has Star Trek and Indiana Jones) or via the screencap beneath the cut. (more…)
Filed: star wars
Tagged: darth vader · death star · hallmark · luke skywalker · merchandise · ornaments · palpatine · return of the jedi · spaceships
February 5th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
Filed: expanded universe · fandom · people · tv
Tagged: bad hair · christopher lee · death star · lists · mark hamill · natalie portman · pop-ups · superweapons
October 29th, 2007 by Dunc · No Comments
Tagged: death star · halloween · pumpkins
September 30th, 2007 by Dunc · No Comments
“Darth Vader’s tyrannical Empire struck fear into an entire galaxy. Sadly, his fleet was also behind some embarrassingly ill-planned military ventures. Reviewing early Imperial schematics, the Sith Lord himself expressed serious doubts about his soldiers’ tactical choices…”
Bonus round: Horton Hears a Death Star.
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Tagged: death star · superweapons
September 23rd, 2007 by Dunc · No Comments
Tagged: darth vader · death star · lego · video
September 7th, 2007 by Dunc · 1 Comment
So I picked up the new Insider today, and was going to write a short recap of the contents, but thankfully StarWars.com already excerpted the most interesting part – an interview with Rick McCallum where he talks about the live-action TV show. There’s also a nice (lengthy!) article on the 501st.
Sadly, not much else new – an interview with a couple of the Imperial actors and a look at Death Star pretty much rounds it out, as well as a bunch of stuff any remotely well-read or web-saavy fan already knows. In other words, pretty much par for the course.
There is a teaser for the next issue, which will be Luke and Leia-centric, featuring interviews with Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.
Filed: star wars
Tagged: 501st legion · death star · insider · rick mccallum
May 16th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
How did the original Death Star model end up in Missouri? And thus to Seattle with super collector Gus Lopez. (via Binary Bonsai)
Be sure to check out the rest of Neoto Coolville, which is counting down to the 30th anniversary.
Filed: fandom · star wars
Tagged: collecting · death star · gus lopez · props
April 18th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
It’s a first look at Death Star, the story behind the galaxy’s premiere superweapon from Michael Reaves and Steve Perry.
Filed: expanded universe
Tagged: death star · michael reaves · steve perry
April 17th, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
It’s a Death Star cake! How many maintenance personal must die for our gluttony? (Thanks, Bonnie!)
Tagged: cakes · death star · food
March 1st, 2007 by Dunc · Comments Off
They’re not just for disgruntled EU fans any more! Was the Death Star attack an inside job?
Like many citizens, I have many questions that I would like answered: was the mighty Imperial government really too incompetent to prevent a handful of untrained nerf-herders from destroying one of their most prized assets? Or are they hiding something from us? Who was really behind the attack? Why did they want the Death Star destroyed? No matter what the answers, we have a problem.
Tagged: death star · fan theories · the blogside