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  September 4, 2009
ARTICLES Mistaken Identity: A Look at 4 George Lucas' Who Didn't Create Star Wars
Everyone knows about George Lucas. He's the multi-billionaire filmmaker who brought the world Star Wars, Indiana Jones and American Graffiti. presents a look at four men who share the same name as the legendary film director.

chance cube September 1, 2009
ARTICLES Where do I start and what do I read?: 7 Tips About the Expanded Universe
With hundreds of Star Wars novels, comics and young adult novels in print it can be a daunting task to know where to begin. Here are some tips.

Darth Maul Shadow Hunter UK cover August 11, 2009
PHOTO GALLERIES International Star Wars Covers
We're developing a new photo gallery that showcases some of the different cover art featured on international printings of Star Wars books. These different covers are fun to see--check 'em out!

Luke Leia Kissing August 6, 2009
ARTICLES Top 10 Star Wars Controversies
Hotly contested oversights, additions and mysteries are all represented as counts down the Top 10 Star Wars Controversies.

Luke Skywalker Must Die July 7, 2009
ESSAY Three Big Reasons Why Luke Skywalker Must Die
As the Star Wars novels advance deeper into the Legacy of the Force Era--and farther away from the events of Star Wars: A New Hope--a big change is in order. Luke Skywalker must die....

  July 4, 2009
COMMENTARY Fiction vs. Non-Fiction
If I told you that right now I was going to sit down a write a biography of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, would you say that my biography is fiction or non-fiction?

Star Wars toothpaste June 24, 2009
FAN EXPERIENCE A Long Time Ago: The Story of How I Found Star Wars
One day in 1999, as I was walking into the grocery store, I stopped and gazed up at a promotional display for Star Wars Episode I....

Han vs. Greedo June 18, 2009
Han vs. Greedo: A Look at the Shot Heard Around the Galaxy

The 1997 release of Star Wars: Special Edition spurred one of the most controversial Star Wars debates of all time: Who shot first, Han or Greedo? examines some of the arguments.

Backlash June 15, 2009
Backlash Cover Design Released
Today released the cover design for Backlash, which is Book 4 of the Fate of the Jedi novel series.

Darth Vader June 11, 2009
Where to Find Free Star Wars Stuff
You're short on cash. That shouldn't stop you from enjoying Star Wars. This article will show you how to take advantage of a lot of the free Star Wars stuff out there.

Yoda battles Emperor June 6, 2009
Why Yoda and The Emperor Should Leave Their Lightsabers at Home
Since the release of the Original Trilogy, many fans have wondered how Yoda or the Emperor would look in lightsaber combat....

Darth Vader Trick-or-Treat May 30, 2009
Top 10 Weirdest Star Wars Products explores the bizarre side of the Star Wars merchandising galaxy by counting down the Top 10 Weirdest Star Wars Products that you can buy.

Lost Tribe of the Sith May 28, 2009
The new short story "Lost Tribe of the Sith: Precipice" by John Jackson Miller has been added to the FREE Official Stories section.

Count Dooku April 4, 2009
Not Your Average Sith Lord: A Brief Examination of Count Dooku
Count Dooku's manner and appearance differentiate him from his dark side peers in the Star Wars films....

Ylesia March 30, 2009
FREE Official Star Wars Stories
This is a list of FREE Lucasfilm endorsed Star Wars stories and online comic books. Format of the stories varies--some are PDF, some are text, and some require flash.

March 23, 2009
COMMENTARY Why The Clone Wars Movie is Both a Success and Failure

February 21, 2009
Star Wars Word Origins

February 14, 2009
ESSAY Chosen One: How Anakin Skywalker Brought Balance to the Force

February 7, 2009
COMMENTARY Rise of the eBook: Amazon Kindle and the Star Wars Galaxy

February 6, 2009
Glossary of Star Wars Terms

January 31, 2009
COMMENTARY Strategic Decision: Star Wars To Dabble in Horror with Deathtroopers

January 24, 2009
FEATURE Top Ten Coolest Star Wars Book Covers of All Time

January 18, 2009
ARTICLE Where to Buy Star Wars Books


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