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Star Wars Crimson Reign #1 Review: Soft Power
No, taking a page from the CIA, she believes regime change by force is the only logical choice, and that's done by killing Vader and his master, Emperor Palpatine She has an advantage that the Rebels don't have — the instruction of Darth Maul, cast aside by the Sith, and leaving her a network that[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #17 Review: Everything You Need
That's not precisely true: these arrayed parties, who cannot join together for their own often selfish reasons, are against Vader specifically, so stopping his mission is part of that effort. Greg Pak's script gives you everything you need here: epic Vader quotables ("Should you not first ask, what of Lord Vader?") and shows of magnificent Sith[...]
New Star Wars Diamond Select Statues Arrive with Boba, Maul, and Sheev
Following Maul is his master, Emperor Palpatine, who gets a 1/6 scale Gentle Giant Ltd bust from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker This bust is limited to 1,500 pieces and shows off the new resurrected Dark Lord in his red-robed design. Boba Fett is also getting a brand new statue from Diamond Select Toys that[...]
Star Wars Darth Vader #6 Review: Pretending At Power
In Star Wars: Darth Vader #6, we see that the instructional elements for a Sith are not at all easier, with the erstwhile Anakin Skywalker facing Palpatine's harsh discipline after the emo adventures on Naboo His return to Coruscant is met with force lightning and accusations. The cover of Star Wars: Darth Vader #6 Credit: Marvel Aside[...]
“Star Wars”: Five Predictions for “The Rise of Skywalker” [OPINION]
If Kenobi and Yoda can be force ghosts, why can't Palpatine? Will Palpatine's voice be in Rey (Daisy Ridley) and/or Kylo Ren's ear? Will Rey and Ren's final fight resemble anything like Return of the Jedi? Palpatine sat in his throne room while Luke tried to maintain his composure to get Vader to turn back to[...]
Kathleen Kennedy on What 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Title Means [SWCC]
Like THIS interview with LucasFilm President Kathleen Kennedy from MTVNews, which touches on two big things. Namely, the return of Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine during the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer (and subsequent panel), as well as confirmation that YES, something based on the Knight of the Old Republic is in the works[...]
Funko Smuggler's Bounty Episode 3 Box 1
The Commander Cody Order 66 luggage tag is a cool throw-in as well — very sturdy and should hold up for a long time. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ The Palpatine Mystery Mini is the highlight of the box for[...]
Koto Emperor on Throne 1
Based on the iconic throne room scene in the film Return of the Jedi comes the Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi – Emperor Palpatine ARTFX+ Statue. Kotobukiya's next ARTFX+ statue is none other than Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi! Emperor Palpatine is sculpted in in detail from his[...]
Darth Vader #1 Review – Do You Like Stories About Lightsabers?
Of course, Anakin's lightsaber is in the possession of one Obi-Wan Kenobi at this point, and as Palpatine realizes this, he shows Vader mercy and says to him: "That blade belonged to another A Jedi You are a Sith." And that is where the theme of this issue comes to light (hehe): It's all about[...]