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Star Wars: Discussing Inferno Squad and the state of the expanded universe in 2017

The biggest event on this year’s Star Wars calendar may be the release of The Last Jedi in December, but that doesn’t mean that fans have been starved of new … Continue reading

August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Road to Rogue One – a Star Wars: Catalyst review

2016 has seen a significant expansion of the wider Star Wars universe, with novels like Life Debt and Bloodline beginning to bridge the gap between Return of the Jedi and … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Anna Kendrick’s Scrappy Little Nobody – book review

If you don’t adore Anna Kendrick, then you’ve either never come across any of her movies or you’re just in denial because I don’t buy for a second that anyone … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Road to Resurgence – An Independence Day: Crucible review

Seeing Independence Day on the big screen for the first time as a child was an awe-inspiring experience that has stuck with me for the better part of two decades … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Star Wars – New Novels Part II: Journey to The Force Awakens

Now that I’m done discussing the comics and the books between the episodes, it’s time to conclude my examination of the new expanded universe by joining the journey to The … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · 6 Comments

Star Wars – New Novels Part I: Episodic Interludes

Continuing on from my commentary on new canon comics, I’m going to delve deeper into the revised continuity of the Star Wars saga by discussing the novels that have been helping to reconstruct its expanded … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Star Wars – A commentary on new canon comics

It’s well-known by now that when Disney announced a new age of Star Wars stories, much of the established expanded universe went out the window. Whether you agreed, disagreed or were indifferent … Continue reading

November 20, 2015 · 3 Comments