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Emperor Palpatine Returns in Star Wars 7?

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Emperor Palpatine Returns in Star Wars 7?

Thanks to The Latino Review, the Internet is running rampant with rumors that Emperor Palpatine is retuning for the new Star Wars movies, due to start 2015. And if it is true that pure evil is coming back to fight our heroes, it’s said that he will not be a clone, but rather perhaps a spirit ghost, or whatever else they come up with as long as he’s pure Palpatine.

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Comic Issues #131 – Book Geeks and Geeky Books

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Comic Issues #131 – Book Geeks and Geeky Books

In this extra-special episode, the podcast crew starts out with a dramatic reading of Star Wars! Shakespeare-style! With sound effects!

This week Comic Issues presents a books-only podcast. (Well, we talked about comic books too, we couldn’t help it.) What better way to kick off the episode than with Ian Doescher’s amazing book “William Shakespeare’s Star Wars.” Join our heroes and heroine and special guest Leland from Movie Issues as they fight their way through Shakespearean English in a trash compactor, and ponder the eternal question: what the heck was MacGyver’s real job anyway?

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Comic Issues #124 – Stay on target

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Comic Issues #124 – Stay on target

We’ve had our fair share of that Galaxy Far Far away. Though it seems we are getting yet another animated series.

Join our heroes and heroine as they talk about what’s new with the Star Wars casting call, share old war stories (Jaws style), check out the new Lego Movie, and much much more!  Find out what shameful movie someone has in their digital collection and who has no feels for Pixar’s Up!

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Movie Issues: Fanboys

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Movie Issues: Fanboys

This week it’s time for some Star Wars love.

As fans begin to get ready for the new films, Leland and Spooky found themselves feeling just like Fanboys (2009), full of hope and wonder as new films arrive. So they sat down to watch and relive their own personal fanboy moments in life. Please, indulge the little fanboy I’m sure we all have inside. Read On

Walt Disney and EA join forces for Star Wars

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Walt Disney and EA join forces for Star Wars

Walt Disney and Electronic Arts announced plans to develop and publish a new series of Star Wars game titles for the next few years.

“Every developer dreams of creating games for the Star Wars universe,” said EA Labels President Frank Gibeau. “Three of our top studios will fulfill that dream, crafting epic adventures for Star Wars fans. DICE and Visceral will produce new games, joining the BioWare team which continues to develop for the Star Wars franchise. The new experiences we create may borrow from films, but the games will be entirely original with all new stories and gameplay.”

While Electronic Arts’ component teams handle the console market for Star Wars titles, Disney retains certain rights to the mobile, tablet, and online spheres. While the agreement will span years, no financial details were disclosed.

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Comic Issues #106 – Spoiler Alert

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Comic Issues #106 – Spoiler Alert

You ever had one of your favorite shows spoiled for you?

Join our heroes and heroine as they talk spoilers, not in just a general sense but establishing the Official Comic Issues Rulebook when it comes to spoilers. How long do you wait? What’s the proper spoiler alert etiquette?  We also sit down to discuss those ultimate spoilers, from movies that were made before we were born.

What’s your general rule on spoilers?

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Comic Issues #103 – JJ-ing

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Comic Issues #103 – JJ-ing

It’s time to return to a galaxy far, far away.

Join our heroes and heroine as they make a hyperspace jump to the new Star Wars film, touching base on J.J. Abrams as the new director. We also talk about other directors and what they might have brought to a hypothetical film. Then we swing around and talk Superior Spider-Man, and wrap up with some discussion of Joseph Gordon Levit and Shia LeBouf.

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Movie Issues: The Star Wars Holiday Special

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Movie Issues: The Star Wars Holiday Special

You’ve heard the rumors, and I assure you they’re real, and this Christmas we found it. Leland and Spooky watched The Star Wars Holiday Special. Airing on TV in 1978, this TV special is something George Lucas wants nothing more than to forget, and rightly so. With the actors you know and love: Mark, Carrie, Harrison, Chewie, The Droids, Harvey Korman, Diahann Carroll and… Bea Aurthur? Wait, What?

That’s right folks, it’s Star Wars battling the network stars of CBS prime time. We watched this terrible, terrible special so you wouldn’t have to! Merry Christmas! So please celebrate with us, download, and enjoy this confusing TV special that happened!

Happy Holidays to everyone and their families.
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Geeky Holiday Gift Guide

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Geeky Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas is fast approaching and if you’re like most people, then you may be panicking trying to finish off the loved ones on your list. Or maybe you’ve been drawing a blank when people keep asking you what you want for the holidays. Well fear not my dear friend, we’ve teamed up with The Villainous Lair comic shop to bring you a Holiday Gift guide for your favorite geek.

Take a look below for some great ideas from some of the crew at The Lair for the geek in your life or even your nerdy self.

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