Joe Schreiber is well known to Star Wars fans for his books Death Troopers and Red Harvest, both praised for bringing a horror element to the Saga. His new book, Maul: Lockdown, features the fearsome Zabrak on a secret mission deep inside a brutal prison that pits inmate against inmate in a fight to the [...]Read More
Those of you who are rooting for the return of the original characters in the new Star Wars trilogy may get your wish. TV Guide quotes Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher, as saying that she, Harrison Ford, and Mark Hamill will be reporting to work in March or April.
Fisher dropped the big news during an [...]
In science fiction and fantasy we love our villains almost as much as our heroes. Luke Skywalker was (and is!) a personal hero of mine since kindergarten, but Darth Vader remained a close second-favorite. At the time I had no idea about the Skywalker family tree. It would be years until I saw Return of the Jedi so I saw him as nothing short of villainous. The guy killed Obi-Wan and Luke’s daddy and walked around in a scary monster mask, but I still loved him. Oddly, one of the things that I liked most about him wasn’t about him: It was his retinue of mooks – the Stormtroopers.Read More