Tag Archives: Star Wars

Non-Spoiler Review of Star Wars: Rogue One

To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t amped up about Rogue One.  Not even after how much I loved The Force Awakens.  I had a confidence in the production company’s ability to make a Star Wars film I lacked after the … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader vol. 4: End of Games by Kieron Gillen

Volume 4 completes the 25 comic run covering Darth Vader’s adventures between the first and second Star Wars movies (i.e., Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back).  It’s everything you would hope for from a Darth Vader story—it’s visually gorgeous, … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – Graphic Novel Edition

The day and a half I spent without power post Hurricane Hermine was an excellent excuse to plow through some graphic novels.  And I did enjoy those I read, but it doesn’t really make sense to write long reviews of … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader vol. 2 by Kieron Gillen

I enjoyed the first volume of the new Darth Vader comic enough to keep reading, but it had its issues.  I’m glad I did.  Volume 2 has moved beyond the issues of volume 1 and come into its own. Volume … Continue reading

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Rey from The Force Awakens, Mary Sues, and the Death of Heroism

I started working just on an omnibus spoiler review of The Force Awakens, to go along with my non-spoiler review, but I kept getting distracted by Internet chatter about Rey, and her supposed Mary Sue-ism.  And other things, which is … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars: Darth Vader vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen

I care more about Leia now, Han was always the cool one, and I identified with Luke at the time, but it was Darth Vader that made Star Wars for me as a kid.   And judging by Volkswagen commercial, it … Continue reading

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Non-Spoiler Review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Wow.  Now THAT was a Star Wars movie!  In fact, it may be the best Star Wars movie yet.  It is certainly better than any of the prequels.  It does so by harkening back to the original trilogy, both in … Continue reading

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