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Star Wars Comics Preview: December 18, 2013

StarWars.com Team | December 18, 2013

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It’s Wednesday, which means one thing: new comic books! Check out a preview of new Star Wars comics available today after the jump!

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Star Wars Comics Preview: December 11, 2013

StarWars.com Team | December 11, 2013

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It’s Wednesday, which means one thing: new comic books! Check out a preview of new Star Wars comics available today after the jump!

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From Han to Thrawn: Celebrating the Force-Free Characters of Star Wars

Jennifer Heddle | November 1, 2013

Star Wars: Legacy Vol. 2 - Prisoner of the Floating World

In an earlier blog post I pointed to our new Legacy comic book series as an example of a story that I believe has all the classic elements of Star Wars. But there’s something else that I love about the series, too, that I didn’t mention at the time: the main protagonist, Ania Solo, is not a Force user.

Don’t get me wrong, the Force is an integral part of the Star Wars mythos, and I like the Jedi as much as anyone. But there’s an important role to be played in the galaxy far, far away by regular folks who get by without the help of mysterious powers. Not just because those characters bring their own set of skills to the table, but because they are the characters it’s often easier for us to relate to.

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Star Wars Comics Preview: October 23, 2013

StarWars.com Team | October 23, 2013

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It’s Wednesday, which means one thing: new comic books! Check out a preview of new Star Wars comics available today after the jump!

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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: October 18, 2013

StarWars.com Team | October 18, 2013

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week!

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Stan Lee and Artoo’s Astonishing Adventures

Rich Handley | October 17, 2013

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See-Threepio once noted that he was “not very good at telling stories.” While the validity of that claim may be debatable, given his Ewok fireside chat in Return of the Jedi, it turns out that Threepio wasn’t the franchise’s real storyteller anyway. That distinction, it appears, goes to Artoo-Detoo.

More on that in a moment.

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Viva Space Vegas! The History of the Marvelous Wheel, Part 1

Rich Handley & Abel G. Peña | September 26, 2013

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The Wheel

The mere mention of its name conjures images of luxury. Lights. Excess. And sin.

And money. Money by the starshipful.

In a galaxy spanning millions of systems, where corruption and dark ambitions run rampant, the depravities one might wish to sample are as limitless as space itself. From spice addiction and forbidden knowledge to indulgences of the flesh of any number of species — if there’s a demand for something, then someone, somewhere, can supply it.

Among such varied vices, one constant throughout the galaxy is the love of gambling. Whether at Nar Shaddaa’s sabacc tables, Umgul’s blobstacle course, Coruscant’s garbage pit races or Vorzyd V’s Cosmic Chance boards, there is no end to the number of credits one can win — or lose — pursuing instant wealth. But of all the popular gambling havens, few have attained the notoriety of the Wheel. Its reputation for debauchery unparalleled, its gladiatorial arenas the stuff of legend, the Wheel is known far and wide as the place to go for those looking to risk it all….

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Star Wars Comics Preview: September 25, 2013

StarWars.com Team | September 25, 2013

It’s Wednesday, which means one thing: new comic books! Check out a preview of new Star Wars comics available today after the jump!

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Star Wars Comics Preview: September 18, 2013

StarWars.com Team | September 18, 2013

It’s Wednesday, which means one thing: new comic books! Check out a preview of new Star Wars comics available today after the jump!

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Star Wars Comics Preview: September 4, 2013

StarWars.com Team | September 4, 2013

Dark Horse’s highly-anticipated The Star Wars #1 hits comic book shops today! In case you missed it, check out our special preview, featuring variant covers and interior pages, after the jump!

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