Star Wars: Allegiance Part 4 – A Rising Tide

Writer – Ethan Sacks Artist – Luke Ross Colourist – Lee Loughridge Letterer – VC’s Clayton Cowles The conclusion of this mini-series has our heroes escaping their respective tight spots. After the assassination attempt on Mon Cala, Rey and Rose hunt down the would be killer and capture him, Leia brings him before the KingContinue reading “Star Wars: Allegiance Part 4 – A Rising Tide”

Star Wars: Allegiance Part 2 – Troubled Waters Review

Writer – Ethan Sacks Artist – Luke Ross Colourist – Lee Loughridge Letterer – VC’s Clayton Cowles Starting where Issue 1 left off, Leia is being confronted by a gang of Quarren and Mon Cal but the gang is broken up by Aftab, the son of Admiral Ackbar. After paying her respects, Aftab takes theContinue reading “Star Wars: Allegiance Part 2 – Troubled Waters Review”

Darth Vader: No More Mystery

Am I the only one who thinks we are getting too much Vader content at the moment. Since Disney acquired Lucasfilm and the Canon got reset I feel like the character who had this air of mystery, not about their identity but about their actions, is slowly losing that mystery thanks to all of theContinue reading “Darth Vader: No More Mystery”

Marvel’s Star Wars Comics – The Expansion Region of Canon

January 2015 heralded the new age of Star Wars comics from Marvel. The first issue was a bestseller and had a number of printings, but as is always the way with Star Wars there were fans who didn’t get along with some of the content. With Issue 1 we got a great, fun story setContinue reading “Marvel’s Star Wars Comics – The Expansion Region of Canon”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LXIV – Lets Talk St…ephen King

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week was a bit sparse on the old Star Wars news so I take a week off to talk about my adoration of Stephen King and ‘The Dark Tower’. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life DebtContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LXIV – Lets Talk St…ephen King”

Poe Dameron Vol. 3 – Legend Lost

Writer – Charles Soule Artists – Frank D’Armata (7) and Arif Prianto (14 – 19) Charles Soule continues Poe’s adventures, this volume jumping back to Issue 7 where Poe takes an unprecedented day off and goes to visit an old friend, a former New Republic Navy pilot turned Investigative Journalist called Suralinda who claims toContinue reading “Poe Dameron Vol. 3 – Legend Lost”

Speculation: The Future of Evil in the Galaxy

“Sources close to the movie say that Skywalker will at long last bring to a climax the millennia-long conflict between the Jedi Order and its dark shadow, the Sith.” Lev Grossman Vanity Fair Lets just take a moment to take those words in… The climax of the millennia-long conflict between the Jedi and the Sith. The SithContinue reading “Speculation: The Future of Evil in the Galaxy”

Poe Dameron Vol. 2 – The Gathering Storm

Writer- Charles Soule Art – Phil Noto The Adventures of Poe Dameron continue in the second collected volume that spans issues 8 – 13 and follows Poe on a mission with BB-8, flight tech Oddy Muva and the Resistance Spy-Master, C-3PO to the planet Kaddak where one of 3PO’s spies has some information pertaining toContinue reading “Poe Dameron Vol. 2 – The Gathering Storm”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LXII – The Mind Melting and Spoilery Thrawn: Treason review.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week you get to hear my SPOILER FILLED thoughts on Thrawn: Treason after I talk about Kevin Smith’s mind melting set visit for ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday SpecialContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LXII – The Mind Melting and Spoilery Thrawn: Treason review.”

Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn Book Review

WARNING! THIS POST MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Firstly, I would like to thank Penguin Random House for sending a copy of ‘Thrawn: Treason’ for review. Looking back to Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016, when I was sat in the ‘Rebels Season 3’ panel and Timothy Zahn (in a video) announced that heContinue reading “Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn Book Review”

Thrawn: Treason Exclusive Pin Giveaway!!!

“If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.” He’s back… The long-awaited final book in Timothy Zahn’s bestselling Thrawn trilogy is almost here – and to celebrate the release on 25th July Penguin Random House is running a two-week social campaign asking anyone who has ordered the book to upload their receipt andContinue reading “Thrawn: Treason Exclusive Pin Giveaway!!!”

The Phantom Menace Novelisation by Terry Brooks Review

When this book came out I was so excited. Then I realised that I couldn’t afford it. I was literally 50p short (curse my body requiring liquid sustenance). I placated myself by buying the Illustrated Screenplay and the Junior Novelisation and they were good for a time. When I did get the book I blitzedContinue reading “The Phantom Menace Novelisation by Terry Brooks Review”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LVIII – Dismember-gate and Other Stories

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week was slow on the news but I tackle Dismember-gate, Alphabet Squadron and Star Wars: Resistance Racer. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday Special (aka The Breaking of a Fan) from http://mystarwarslifedebt.bandcamp.com You canContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LVIII – Dismember-gate and Other Stories”

Poe Dameron Vol. 1 – Black Squadron

Writer – Charles Soule Artist – Phil Noto To say that I was excited for this series when it was first announced would be an understatement. I loved Poe in ‘The Force Awakens’ and to get his own comic series set before the events of the film was like a dream come true. This volumeContinue reading “Poe Dameron Vol. 1 – Black Squadron”

Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed Book Review

WARNING! THIS POST MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Firstly, I would like to thank Penguin Random House for sending a copy of ‘Alphabet Squadron’ for review. When it was announced that Alexander Freed was writing a novel about a squadron of pilots set after Return of the Jedi I was extremely excited andContinue reading “Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed Book Review”

Life Debt Podcast LVI – Clusterfudge 4: The Rise of Clusterfudge

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk about the Star Wars Celebration news, my thoughts on the Dark Side, inspired by @Wtforceshow, rumoured ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Lego sets and ‘The Phantom Menace’ novelisation by Terry Brooks as well as aContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast LVI – Clusterfudge 4: The Rise of Clusterfudge”

Star Wars Vol. 4 – Last Flight of the Harbinger

Writer – Jason Aaron Artist – Jorge Molina Colour Artist – Matt Milla ‘Last Flight of the Harbinger’ is the fourth volume of the Star Wars main title from Marvel Comics and it consists of Issues 20 – 25. Issue 20 is another Obi-Wan issue which I will cover at a later date. Issue 21Continue reading “Star Wars Vol. 4 – Last Flight of the Harbinger”

Balancing The Force 3: The Prophecy Conundrum

WARNING! MASTER AND APPRENTICE AND RUMOURED EPISODE IX SPOILERS AHEAD! Thank you Claudia Grey! The inclusion of so many Jedi Prophecies in ‘Master and Apprentice’ has given us all a lot to think about, and with that thinking I’ve decided to try to decipher them here. We learn in the novel that Count Dooku hasContinue reading “Balancing The Force 3: The Prophecy Conundrum”

Master and Apprentice by Claudia Grey – Book Review

WARNING!!! SPOILERS AHEAD!!! Claudia Grey wrote another Star Wars book, so of course its amazing. ‘Master and Apprentice’ takes us into the timeline eight years prior to ‘The Phantom Menace’ and focuses on the relationship between Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon on a mission to represent the Republic during a treaty signing in the planet Pijal whichContinue reading “Master and Apprentice by Claudia Grey – Book Review”

Dooku: Jedi Lost by Cavan Scott – Audiodrama Review

SPOILERS AHEAD! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Dooku has always been an interesting character. He is our introduction to the idea that Jedi could leave the Order, he is a political beast and a master manipulator, he is also incredibly strong in the Force. But not much was known about his life prior to the eventsContinue reading “Dooku: Jedi Lost by Cavan Scott – Audiodrama Review”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LII – The Phantom Reminiscence

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I throw my opinions on the Benioff & Weiss film announcement and jump back to 1999 and remember the year of ‘The Phantom Menace’. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday SpecialContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LII – The Phantom Reminiscence”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LI – A Master, An Apprentice and Some Spooky Toys

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I theorise on Lucasfilm’s testing of ideas in the books, comics and cartoons and give my non-spoiler thoughts on ‘Master and Apprentice’ by Claudia Grey. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt HolidayContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LI – A Master, An Apprentice and Some Spooky Toys”

Speculation: Project Luminous

On the Monday of Star Wars Celebration, at the Author’s Round Table Panel which featured Authors Claudia Grey, Cavan Scott, Daniel Jose Older, Charles Soule and Justina Ireland, it was announced that the five of them were all working on a super-secret project called ‘Project Luminous’ which will be out next year. Speculation has rangedContinue reading “Speculation: Project Luminous”

Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space – The Escape by Cavan Scott

In 2016 a series of children’s books was released called Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space which follows the adventures of Lina and Milo Graf, the children of Wild Space explorers Auric and Rhyssa who are captured by Imperial Captain Korda. This is technically Book 0, which was released in the U.K on ‘World BookContinue reading “Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space – The Escape by Cavan Scott”

Life Debt Podcast Episode L – Clusterfudge 3: The Half Century Celebration

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I run through some news, do a review, mourn the passing of a legend and a special edition of Life Debt Banter. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday Special (aka TheContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode L – Clusterfudge 3: The Half Century Celebration”

Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 13

A massive thanks to Lakota Schultz from the Star Wars Book Nerds Facebook Group for bringing this to my attention. Oh someone’s done a boo-boo. The Australian ‘Penguin Random House’ website has put up some information, seemingly about the upcoming novel ‘Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire’ by Delilah S. Dawson, with the cover as we knowContinue reading “Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 13”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIX – I will finish what I started.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this week’s episode I have a look at some of the unused ideas and concepts from ‘The Force Awakens’ that seem to be showing up in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. Don’t forget you can purchase The LifeContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLIX – I will finish what I started.”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Bloodline by Claudia Grey

If you haven’t read Bloodline by Claudia Grey then tread lightly because there are SPOILERS ahead. You have been warned. When Bloodline was announced I was immediately excited. I had loved Claudia Grey’s previous entry into the Star Wars Canon, the Young Adult novel ‘Lost Stars’, a book I bought just because it was StarContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Bloodline by Claudia Grey”

Star Wars/Darth Vader Crossover: Vader Down

Writers – Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen Artists – Mike Deodato and Salvador Larroca Colourists – Frank Martin Jr. and Edgar Delgado In the first crossover event from the Star Wars side of Marvel we get the Darth Vader we have wanted to see since we first saw him walk into the Tantive IV. VaderContinue reading “Star Wars/Darth Vader Crossover: Vader Down”

Star Wars Celebration – Friday, the Underwhelming Publishing Panel

One of my favourite panels at the recent Celebration’s has been the Lucasfilm Publishing Panel, where, in years gone by we have been given announcements for the upcoming novels for the rest of the year and this has usually included the upcoming tie-in books to the new films. This year however didn’t bring us anyContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration – Friday, the Underwhelming Publishing Panel”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIV – Clusterfudge 2: Content Boogaloo

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. I’m back and at it again with the latest round of bits and bobs from the Star Wars Galaxy, including a trip to the Collection Corner, I y’all about some great Star Wars Podcasts, a little bit ofContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIV – Clusterfudge 2: Content Boogaloo”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIII – The Bibo Book and Lego Occupation

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. Whilst riding the menthol high thanks to another bout of Cold I take a look at two more episode of ‘Star Wars: Resistance’ I answer the shows first ever voicemail and give all you lovely listeners a previewContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIII – The Bibo Book and Lego Occupation”

Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 5

BB-8 Rolls Off Into The Sunset On Friday 1st February, Star Wars Puppet Operator, Best known for his work with BB-8 has announced on Twitter that he has wrapped work on ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. I’m sure we will be getting more of these announcements over the next few weeks as Production comes to anContinue reading “Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 5”