Author: Head Butler Ryan

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #9

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Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9 is an intense, exhilarating issue which puts Jedi Archivist Jocasta Nu’s back against the wall, where she proves she will not go down without quite the epic fight. Get to reading this series, pronto! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #9”

Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #21

Poe Dameron #21

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General Leia gets in on the action of busting Lor San Tekka out of prison on Cato Nemoidia, as Poe Dameron issue #21 pulls pieces into place for what looks to be another entertaining mission for Black Squadron. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Poe Dameron #21”

Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #4

Jedi of the Republic - Mace Windu #4

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The penultimate issue of Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #4 offers up a compelling flashback which overshadows the main narrative, all the while setting everything in motion of the finale in December. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu #4”

Video Game Review: Battlefront II (2017)

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Battlefront II (2017) set out to answer many fans’ issues with the first game by including a single-player mode, where you play as the Empire’s elite spec ops team Inferno Squad, and putting more content into multiplayer. The end result isn’t as wondrous as fans would’ve imagined, as the singe-player hits plenty of highs but suffers from several issues, while the multiplayer is built around a broken progression system, making one yearn for the simpler days of 2015’s game. Continue reading “Video Game Review: Battlefront II (2017)”

Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #14

Doctor Aphra #14

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The Doctor Aphra series is back with a new arc, new co-writer, and new art team in issue #14! It’s a riotous beginning to the “Remastered” arc that reintroduces us to a familiar Imperial, makes your skin crawl with its ending, and will leave you laughing with delight at Aphra’s honest attempts at matchmaking, all of which come together to make a new high-point for the excellent series. Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Doctor Aphra #14”

Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #8

Darth Vader Dark Lord of the Sith #8

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Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith issue #8 continues the series’ hot streak, giving us an intriguing look inside Vader’s mind while showing why you don’t disrespect the (Jedi) library in front of the head (Jedi) librarian! Continue reading “Canon Comic Review: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith #8”

Star Wars Rebels Review: “Rebel Assault”

Star Wars Rebels Rebel Assault

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“Rebel Assault,” the mid-season finale for Star Wars Rebels’ final season, is one of the series’ most thrilling, tense episodes to date and an amazing showcase of the multi-talented Space Mom of the year, Hera Syndulla. Continue reading “Star Wars Rebels Review: “Rebel Assault””

Canon Junior Novel Review: The Legends of Luke Skywalker

The Legends of Luke Skywalker

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The Legends of Luke Skywalker, by renowned author Ken Liu, unveils myths and legends the people in-universe have about the mystical Jedi, and is part of the “Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi” initiative. Dismissing this book out of hand due to its lack of purely canonical stories about Luke Skywalker would be a grave mistake, as Ken Liu’s considerable talents challenge readers’ assumptions and paints an unforgettable and inspiring portrait of everyone’s favorite Jedi. Continue reading “Canon Junior Novel Review: The Legends of Luke Skywalker”

Rian Johnson Set to Create New Star Wars Trilogy, Live-Action TV Show Plans Announced

Ever since Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, plenty of the subsequent announcements have been exciting, but today’s news finally matches the same level of excitement for me: Rian Johnson, director of the upcoming The Last Jedi, will be creating a new Star Wars trilogy with all brand-new characters, while a live-action TV show will see the light of day when Disney’s streaming service arrives! Holy mother of moons is this amazing news! Head below as I try to unpack the announcements. Continue reading “Rian Johnson Set to Create New Star Wars Trilogy, Live-Action TV Show Plans Announced”