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Lucasfilm announced yesterday that production has begun on the next Star Wars animated series, titled Star Wars Rebels, and will be set between Episodes III and IV. In the 19 years between the events of these films we know that the Empire continued its meteoric rise, Vader began hunting down the remaining Jedi that had escaped Order 66, and a small group of idealists would give birth to the Rebel Alliance. Given the title of this new series, I think it is safe to say that it will focus on the birth of the Alliance and the fight and struggle More >
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Happy May the 4th!!
Not only is today Free Comic Book Day, Star Wars fans worldwide also have something to celebrate!
I wanted to drop in to give you the skinny on some fabulous clothing and accessories out there that celebrate Star Wars and the mark it has left on the world.
I am sure most of you have stumbled onto Think Geek and fell in love with the online store.
This weekend they have a great sale going on – $20 off $100+ of Star Wars goodies with code MAYTHE4TH
Here are a few of my favorite items at Think Geek
Yes, that might read odd, but it certainly is right. Dynamite Entertainment has made a deal with Dark Horse comics for digital publishing of Dynamite’s many titles in an electronic medium. That means Red Sonja will be next to Conan now and you can read titles like The Boys or Masks on your mobile device or computer using Dark Horse Digital. The deal comes somewhat unexpected, considering you can already find many of Dynamite’s titles digitally on the major digital comic distributor, Comixology. But as many in the industry know, Comixology takes a pretty hefty percent of sales, and it looks like this deal More >
The major comic companies put out enough comics that sometimes it can leave your head spinning and eyes bleeding as you search the new titles each week for something worth reading. To aid in your Geeky endeavors, Speak Geeky To Me on occasion reviews new titles from the major companies to spotlight the best and worst of what’s available at your local comic shop. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a new Comic Review.
Title: Star Wars: Legacy #1 Prisoner O/T Floating World
Writer: Corinna Bechko (Fear Itself: Homefront, Betrayal Of The Planet Of The Apes) & Gabriel Hardman
Art: More >
Ania Solo found a lightsaber inside a broken Imperial communications droid. Now she’s being pursued by the local police—and a determined Imperial Knight who is willing to kill to get the weapon! Fortunately, as a black-market salvage dealer, Ania has made some formidable friends of her own. Following the Solo bloodline 128 years after Return of the Jedi, in the second issue of the second volume of Star Wars: Legacy.
Following up the legendary 50+ issue run of Star Wars: Legacy volume 1, by John Ostrander, Jan Duuresama, and Dan Parsons, Star Wars: Legacy is back with this stunning new volume that More >
Popular comedian and huge Geek, Patton Oswalt is set to appear on NBC’s hilarious comedy TV series, Parks and Recreation, tomorrow night. There Patton’s character will be attempting a filibuster, at a town hall meeting, in rather unique manner that deserves attention here. He will be using the time to
We at Speak Geeky To Me decided to skip the traditional trickery played out on this fun day here in 2013. Sure, we thought about informing you that Superman: Red Son was being made into DC’s next live action movie or that Angelina Jolie had signed on to play Grace in Aspen MLT’s upcoming Soulfire film. We considered posting about Orson Scott Card being hired at Marvel to write an on-going series involving a gay Hyperion or even mentioning George Lucas’ agreement with Bob Iger to make Star Wars Land in Des Moines, Iowa. But in the end, we just More >
Following up the legendary 50+ run by John Ostrander, Jan Duuresama, and Dan Parsons, Star Wars: Legacy is back for a new volume with a new creative team. Written by Corinna Bechko (Fear Itself: Homefront, Betrayal Of The Planet Of The Apes) and Gabriel Hardman (Agents of Atlas, Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm), with Hardman also doing art alongside colorist Rachelle Rosenberg (X-Factor, Barrack the Barbarian), this new Legacy series takes a very different approach to following the progeny of classic Star Wars characters in the far future. While volume 1 of Legacy followed the adventures of a Jedi turned bounty More >
According to TheWrap.com, Director J.J. Abrams has changed his mind and agreed to helm the first of the Star Wars sequels due in theaters in May 2015.
The creator of the re-imagined Star Trek franchise had originally declined when asked, mentioning his loyalty to “Trek” as well as wanting to remain a fan of the Star Wars films:
“[Lucasfilm president] Kathy Kennedy is a friend and there are no smarter producers,” he said at the time. “It’s in great hands. There were the very early conversations and I quickly said that because of my loyalty to ‘Star Trek,’ and also just being More >
It should be no surprise that this week’s Star Wars #1 has already sold out. The critically acclaimed and highly anticipated comic, written by Brian Wood with art by Carlos D’Anda, was an impressive book with a huge buzz and low cost, so fans flocked to comic stores and retailers could not have ordered enough. This will likely also end up being par for course, as this hot series also features covers by the legendary Alex Ross. The initial print run of this issue came complete with a download code for a free digital copy of the comic through Dark Horse More >