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Star Wars Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

JOHN MOLLO’S ART at BONHAMS

THE MAN WHO DESIGNED THE STAR WARS UNIVERSE Jonh Mollo's Original Sketches If you have a spare big bucket of cash burning a hole you pocket or you want to remortgage your house (and get a divorce for buying a...

Prequels vs. Sequels: The Battle Continues

Which do you prefer?  Nothing has divided the Star Wars fandom more than the debate over prequels vs. sequels. The only common ground between the two camps is that is that the original trilogy comprising A New Hope (1977), Empire...

UK Fan Experience by Mark Newbold: Smelly Rubbers

UK Fan Experience: UK Smelly Rubbers and Pencil ToppersBack in the heady days of the original trilogy, while young kids at school looked out of the window and wished they were in the cantina, or blasting at AT-AT’s in...

Lobot – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

Appearing onscreen first—and only—in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back as Lando Calrissian’s executive assistant in Cloud City, Lobo has since been fleshed out into a 3-dimensional character with an interesting history as Calrissian’s version of Chewbacca.

Walrus Man and Dr. Evazan – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

Wanted men. The originators of the severed arm running gag. The surgeon and the thug. Pirates. Spicerunners. They escaped Jedha but not Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Untold Star Wars by Graham Hancock : Luke builds his Lightsaber

Untold Star Wars : Luke builds his LightsaberWhen Star Wars The Complete Saga was released on Blu-ray, one particular deleted scene had fans salivating. It was teased at Star Wars Celebration V, during which George Lucas revealed the scene...

Bib Fortuna – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

Officially, within the new canon of the LucasFilms/Disney-owned Star Wars, the story of the Twi’lek Bib Fortuna ends with the destruction of Jabba’s sail barge. In Legends, his story continues… or maybe not.There’s an entire galaxy of characters and...

R5-D4 aka “Red” – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

But for one droid’s bad motivator, Luke Skywalker might never have joined the Galactic Civil War and the Death Star could still be menacing the galaxy. Who broke R5-D4’s motivator? Did he sacrifice himself? Did R2-D2 sabotage him? Was the droid actually a Jedi? Is there a conspiracy to hide the truth? We reveal all!

Zam Wesell – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

Bounty hunter. Shapeshifter. Partner to Jango Fett. Friend to Boba Fett. Padme’s would-be assassin.

Kyle Katarn – Who in the Galaxy is That? – by Pariah Burke

The Chuck Norris of Star Wars. He stole the Death Star plans before Jyn Erso. He stopped the Dark Trooper Project. Stormtrooper. Mercenary. Jedi. Master.