What better way to avoid the heat and rain of August (and procrastinate from GenCon preparations) than to grab a few giggles from The Chopped-Off Hands of Star Wars?
Rebelscum’s Comic Con wrap-up highlights the Con floor.
Kids won’t go to bed when you tell them? Spouse refuses to put his or her dirty socks in the hamper? Boss won’t pony up with that pay rise you’ve more than earned? Starbucks barista too slow?
Worry no more! With the soon-to-be released Darth Vader voice modulator you’ll have those annoying humans around you jumping to your command in no time.
IGN covers the Comic Con DVD preview. Aside from the Classic Trilogy, the Ewoks, Droids, and Clone Wars cartoons are being released.
The BBC has a list of 25 reasons why Star Wars is great. It’s a tad British (Who is the Green Cross Code Man?) but still quite funny.
Plus, can’t say I can argue with a site that puts Han Solo at #1.
Lucasfilm introduced the title of Episode III at Comic-Con today. I don’t think there’s a soul in the fandom who’ll be surprised by their choice.
For those of us spoiler-ho’s who can’t wait for the official novelization, a fan written patchwork of spoilers and speculation is currently underway over on TFN.
The writing isn’t bad so far. Someone called it Zahn-like. I don’t know if I’d go that far, but it’s worth a look.
Starwars.com has up a preview of Star Wars Insider #77, the first issue under the new fan club arrangement. The biggest design change so far looks to be a new masthead…
Content includes the top ten OT moments, prequel update, Bantha Tracks, and a story by Timothy Zahn.
It starts shipping to subscribers July 22, and will be in stores August 3rd.