Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren Issue 4

And with that, the series rights itself. After last months lacklustre issue, Soule really ties the story together the bring ‘The Rise of Kylo Ren’ to a quick but satisfying conclusion. Ben uses his Mind Invasion technique to stop Ren and the Knights from murdering innocent beings but they do it anyway. Once they reachContinue reading “Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren Issue 4”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews: The Clone Wars – Season 4 Part 4

In the run up to the new season of Clone Wars, I am going to finally finish my rewatch of the series, of course finish my reviews. For the rest of the available episodes I am changing the format slightly, I will now focus on arcs as a whole rather than what I had beenContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews: The Clone Wars – Season 4 Part 4”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 9

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. Once again, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has got me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has, once again, also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. AsContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 9”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 8

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. Once again, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has got me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has, once again, also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. TodaysContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 8”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 7

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. Once again, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has got me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has, once again, also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. TodayContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 7”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 2

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. Once again, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has got me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has, once again, also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. TodayContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego 2019 – Day 2”

Speculation: Why Didn’t Anakin Appear to Kylo?

It’s a question many a fan has asked since we first found out about Kylo Ren talking to the burnt mask of Vader. Then we find out in ‘The Last Jedi’ that the Force Ghosts, well, Yoda at least (and you could assume Obi-Wan and Anakin) knows about Ben Solo’s turn to the Dark Side.Continue reading “Speculation: Why Didn’t Anakin Appear to Kylo?”

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”

Balancing the Force 5 – The Force Dyad

WARNING! SPOILERS FOR ‘THE RISE OF SKYWALKER’ ARE IN THIS POST! IF YOU WANT TO REMAIN SPOILER FREE THEN “MOVE ALONG, MOVE ALONG.” The concept of Force Dyad will be introduced in “Star Wars: Episode 9.” Palpatine will explain that the Force creates two powerful people in the galaxy, who can become even more powerfulContinue reading “Balancing the Force 5 – The Force Dyad”

Star Wars: Allegiance Part 3 – Dark Side of the Moon Review

Writer – Ethan Sacks Artist – Luke Ross Colourist – Lee Loughridge Letterer – VC’s Clayton Cowles Starting back on Mon Cala, Rey, Rose and Chewie are being held prisoner whilst Leia attempts to plead with the council for their release. The head Quarren (who sold them out to the First Order) invokes and ancientContinue reading “Star Wars: Allegiance Part 3 – Dark Side of the Moon Review”

Triple Force Fail

This years “big” roll out of new Star Wars merchandise hasn’t exactly gone with a bang has it? There are people all over the world (well, all over Facebook and Twitter) that are complaining about the lack of selection wherever they have gone to buy the new toys. I for one have visited the localContinue reading “Triple Force Fail”

Star Wars: Allegiance Part 1 – An Old Hope Review

Writer – Ethan Sacks Artist – Luke Ross Colourist – Lee Loughridge Letterer – VC’s Clayton Cowles ‘Star Wars: Allegiance’ is Marvel’s addition you the ‘Journey to the Rise of Skywalker’ and tells a story that will lead into the event of ‘The Rise of Skywalker’. This first issue mainly follows the heroes of theContinue reading “Star Wars: Allegiance Part 1 – An Old Hope Review”

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”

Balancing the Force 4 -The World Between Words

‘Star Wars: Rebels’ introduced us to some interesting concepts about the Force, but the most intriguing by far was the ‘World Between Worlds’, a mystical plane of existence that could connect Force Users across space and, as we eventually learned, time. Ezra first gains access to this place in the Season One Episode ‘Path ofContinue reading “Balancing the Force 4 -The World Between Words”

Life Debt Episode LX – Breaking News (Five Bloody Minutes Ago)!!!

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I cover all of the ‘Rise of the Resistance’, Sith Trooper and D23 news from last week AND I ponder a ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ theory which Joshua Rowe (Jammed Transmissions Podcast) has created some funContinue reading “Life Debt Episode LX – Breaking News (Five Bloody Minutes Ago)!!!”

Life Debt Podcast Episode LIX – The Patience of Darth Sidious

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I deep-dive a big theory about the role of Darth Sidious in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ and how it could all fit together from Episode 1 to 9. Big thanks to the Tatooine Sons Podcast forContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode LIX – The Patience of Darth Sidious”

Speculation: The Return of *********

WARNING!!! POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.   “No one is ever really gone.” Luke – The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Well. Well, well, well. The return of Sheev in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ threw a curveball in the fandom and there is speculation everywhere and the fan theories are building… and do here are a few ofContinue reading “Speculation: The Return of *********”

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.”

Balancing the Force 2: The Chosen One

“You refer to the prophecy of the one who will bring balance to the Force? You believe it’s this boy?” Mace Windu – The Phantom Menace Anakin Skywalker’s storyline in The Phantom Menace built to this moment. His piloting abilities, his intuition and his extraordinarily high Midichlorian count all pointed Qui-Gon Jinn to take theContinue reading “Balancing the Force 2: The Chosen One”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVIII – Bendemption?

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This episode is all about the possible redemption of Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, including some fantastic contributions from Twitter and the Jammed Transmissions crew in Life Debt Banter. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday Special (akaContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XLVIII – Bendemption?”

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”

Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 12

With Star Wars Celebration in full swing we have got some major news about The Mandalorian and Star Wars content on Disney+ and it didn’t come from SWCC. Thanks to a Disney event where they were talking Disney+ we have a bunch of news. Firstly, Disney+ will launch in the US on 12th November, noContinue reading “Life Debt Tidbits – Issue 12”

Star Wars Celebration 2019 – The Beginning

Today’s the day, fans across the world have been waiting… not quite patiently… for this weekend, which is honestly the biggest weekend of the year for Star Wars news. For those in attendance, today is a nice ease into the weekend. No panels, just cruising the Con Floor looking at stalls, getting tattoos, picking upContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration 2019 – The Beginning”

#Collection Corner – Funko Pop! The Finn Collection

When Funko got the license for Star Wars they landed on a goldmine. Like Hasbro (and Kenner back in the day) they could make figures of so many different characters in so many different costumes. Just look at Luke in ‘A New Hope’, he has the farmboy outfit, the poncho, the Stormtrooper armour, the farmboyContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Funko Pop! The Finn Collection”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIX – Enter Rural Farmboy

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I got recent Patreon member and Star Wars Podcast connoisseur, Anthony (Rural Farm Boy) on the show for an absolutely amazing Star Wars chat. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday Special (aka TheContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXXIX – Enter Rural Farmboy”

#Collection Corner – Captain Phasma Pop! Vinyl Comparison

Whilst my last ‘comparison’ was a little one-sided, this time around its being done a lot fairer. These two figures came out months apart. The first as part of the first ‘Force Friday’ even in 2015 as part of the first merchandise push for ‘The Force Awakens’. The second was a Smuggler’s Bounty exclusive fromContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Captain Phasma Pop! Vinyl Comparison”

#Collection Corner -Lego Snoke’s Throne Room

When this set was initially announced I was in two minds about it. The set itself looks cool but the fact that there were only two mini-figs that were new (Praetorian Guards) kind of put me off. I already had the Rey, Kylo and Snoke figures from the first wave of ‘The Last Jedi’ sets.Continue reading “#Collection Corner -Lego Snoke’s Throne Room”

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”

#Collection Corner – Lego Porg

Despite this being a Christmas present from my wife and daughter I received it early, due to the fact my wife got her Christmas Present in October AND it was looking at me. I swear it was. The box is big, deceptively big, probably to justify the £59.99 price tag. Granted the model is madeContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Lego Porg”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIX – A Cluster-Fudge of Content

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I go through some news, I take an extended trip to the Collection Corner, I talk some comics related stuff and announce the updated Patreon Goals. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday SpecialContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIX – A Cluster-Fudge of Content”

Speculation: Did Maz Actually Send Finn and Rose to Meet DJ?

I have had had a theory since first watching The Last Jedi in regards to Maz sending Finn and Rose to Canto Bight to meet the Master Code Breaker. Did Maz actually send them to meet DJ and used the Master Code Breaker as the pin point for them being in the right place toContinue reading “Speculation: Did Maz Actually Send Finn and Rose to Meet DJ?”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVIII – Where Plans Come To Some Sort of Fruition

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week my plans to finish the ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ commentary comes to an end, despite another cold and housework trying to get in my way. Don’t forget you can purchase The Life Debt Holiday SpecialContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVIII – Where Plans Come To Some Sort of Fruition”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVII – Where The Best Laid Plans Do Go Wrong

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I try to talk my way through the last three episodes of Star Wars: Resistance as I deal with the aftermath of a cold and can barely string a sentence together. Don’t forget you can purchaseContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVII – Where The Best Laid Plans Do Go Wrong”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVI – Where All Good Plans Go Wrong… Sort Of.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk my way through an hour and fifty minutes of The Last Jedi but only recorded an hour (oops). The second part of the Commentary will be available in next weeks episode (I promise). Don’tContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVI – Where All Good Plans Go Wrong… Sort Of.”