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Outside The Longbox - STAR WARS: BLOODLINE

Outside The Longbox – STAR WARS: BLOODLINE

Author Claudia Grey’s thrilling page-turner chronicles Leia Organa-Solo’s latter days as a member of the New Republic in the years leading up to THE FORCE AWAKENS.

Prepare for 'APOCALYPSE' with 'ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY' Trailer

Prepare for ‘APOCALYPSE’ with ‘ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY’ Trailer

Check out our PoP! Exclusive trailer for ROGUE ONE: AN X-MEN STORY featuring everyone’s favorite southern belle, based shot-for-shot on the ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY teaser trailer released earlier this year.

Video: 'The Empire Strikes Back' - 'The Revenant'-Style Trailer!

Video: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ – ‘The Revenant’-Style Trailer!

Leonardo Dicaprio isn’t the first actor to get mauled by a giant beast and look for warmth by sleeping inside a dead animal’s corpse. Check out the PoP! Studios parody of ‘Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back’ done in the style of ‘The Revenant’ trailer!

In Defense Of...Star Wars "Anthology" Films

In Defense Of…Star Wars “Anthology” Films

Some are already complaining that Disney’s plans to release a series of one-off STAR WARS films in the years to come may dilute the franchise, but if done right, they may actually enhance it.

PoP!'s 2015 Year in Review

PoP!’s 2015 Year in Review

The PoP! crew takes a look back at the comics, movies, TV, toys, Japan sh*t, wrestling, video games, and more that were given to us by 2015. It’s been a long year and we’ve got some #HOTTAKES.

Review: STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Review: STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS

After three years of anticipation and speculation, the long-awaited seventh STAR WARS film is finally here. To prevent becoming an Internet pariah, my thoughts on it will be revealed by clicking this link.

Clearing Out the Backlog 9: I Like STAR WARS Stuff Now AMA

Clearing Out the Backlog 9: I Like STAR WARS Stuff Now AMA

Kelly ventured into unfamiliar territory by checking out the Star Wars comics from Marvel. Were they any good? Probably. The title of the column says that he like Star Wars stuff now. He also watches Age of Ultron and Bored to Death.

Toy Fair 2015: Funko

Toy Fair 2015: Funko

Funko’s booth at this year’s Toy Fair is the biggest it has ever been. The sale of all of those Pop Vinyl figures probably had a lot to do with that.

Riddle Me This! Should Marvel and Star Wars Cross Over?

Riddle Me This! Should Marvel and Star Wars Cross Over?

With Marvel getting back into the Star Wars business, should they publish a book wherein the two universes collide?

Riddle Me This! Just How Much Did R2-D2 Really Know?

Riddle Me This! Just How Much Did R2-D2 Really Know?

The spry, diminutive droid is one of the few characters that experienced all six chapters of the STAR WARS saga and then some. Could he have been the ultimate catalyst of the Empire’s fall?

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Friends Turned Enemies

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Friends Turned Enemies

In observance of the Ides of March and Julius Caesar’s unfortunate choice of friends, The Guzmaniac, brings to you a PoP! Top 6-Pack of Friends who turned into mortal enemies.

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Star Wars

Toy Fair 2014: Hasbro Star Wars

Hasbro Star Wars: The battle between the light and dark side never stops. The Star Wars Black Series continues to expand its remarkable lineup and Star Wars Rebels gets its bad guy.

In Defense Of...2014

In Defense Of…2014

Sure, everyone’s looking forward to all the shiny pop culture coming in 2015, but let’s not take this year’s impressive lineup of movies, comics, and TV for granted.

Riddle Me This! Will Marvel Refer To Past Continuity In Their New Star Wars Comics?

Riddle Me This! Will Marvel Refer To Past Continuity In Their New Star Wars Comics?

Next year will bring the Star Wars license back to Marvel for the first time since the mid-Eighties. Will Marvel start fresh, or will they bring back some of the characters and concepts they introduced within their long-running Star Wars series from back then?

Retcon This! Casting Anakin Skywalker

Retcon This! Casting Anakin Skywalker

Out of all of the things wrong with the ‘Star Wars’ Prequels, the biggest misstep had to be the casting of Jake Lloyd & Hayden Christensen as Anakin, the boy who would become Vader. Could the Prequels have been saved if different actors had been cast as the Lord of the Sith?

Riddle Me This - What's Your Favorite Movie Trilogy?

Riddle Me This – What’s Your Favorite Movie Trilogy?

Three is the magic number for some of the most famous film series in history. Which of the many popular movie trilogies do you think is the best?

PoP! Top 6-Pack: The Best of Free Comic Book Day 2013

PoP! Top 6-Pack: The Best of Free Comic Book Day 2013

Today, we take a look at the six best comics offered during last week’s Free Comic Book Day. Which books were the standouts this year? Read on and find out.

Video: STAR WARS Celebration VI Recap!

Video: STAR WARS Celebration VI Recap!

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, PoP! landed in Orlando, FL for STAR WARS Celebration VII, the biggest party in the universe! Now, we can finally show you all of the fun we had thanks to Lucasfilm, Ltd., & ReedPOP!

PoP!Corn: The Movie Podcast, Episode 0

PoP!Corn: The Movie Podcast, Episode 0

This week, Ben and Justin talk about all the latest movie news, including the boffo box office for Justice League 2 and the exciting announcement of Michael Bay directing the Star Wars prequel reboot, all while continually chiding their bumbling intern, Jason Knize. It all culminates in a shocking twist ending that will take your breath away.

PoP!Corn: The Movie Podcast, Episode 43

PoP!Corn: The Movie Podcast, Episode 43

This week, Ben and Justin give their thoughts on JJ Abrams directing the next Star Wars movie and Netflix’s attempts to revolutionize TV. May the Flares Be With You!

PoP!-Cast Episode 190

PoP!-Cast Episode 190

The PoP!-Stars are in a gaming mood this week, including special fill-in guest, The PrincessCast’s Mary Staggs! Also, we interview inSanity, AZ’s James Ninness, and talk the big news of the week, including the Iron Man Super Bowl spot and DC’s WTF!

PoP!-Cast Episode 189

PoP!-Cast Episode 189

This week, we find out #WhyKerouacisinAZ, The 11th Hour falls into a “Pawnhole”, Jose isn’t as hard and fast on his hatred of hj’s when faced with a choice, and the guys talk tons of blockbuster news. This is the ACTUAL episode 189 of the PoP!-Cast, folks.

Holy Crap! Remember... Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters?

Holy Crap! Remember… Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters?

The future of Star Wars is constantly changing in exciting new ways. Look back at the original ‘Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters’ and you’ll see how much the Star Wars universe has changed in just the past two decades.

Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

‘Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination’ is a chance to see ‘Star Wars’ props, costumes, and models up close, and experience the real science behind the movies. Here’s a trip report and pictures from the Orlando Science Center exhibit.

Trailer: 'Jango Unchained'

Trailer: ‘Jango Unchained’

PanelsOnPages.com has the exclusive, never-before-seen teaser trailer of what would have been Quentin Tarantino’s contribution to the STAR WARS canon, starring Temuera Morrison as everyone’s favorite bounty-hunting-single dad.

Figure 8: The Toys of Black Friday Past

Figure 8: The Toys of Black Friday Past

Today is the day to kill or be killed on the soon-to-be-blood-drenched battlefields of Black Friday. While we wait for the security camera footage to start filtering onto YouTube, let’s take a look back at some of the Holy Grails of Holiday Shopping of years past.

Op/Ed: Thoughts on the Future of Star Wars

Op/Ed: Thoughts on the Future of Star Wars

Another PoP!-Star takes a speculative look at what will come from Disney’s purchase of a galaxy far, far away.

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Director Suggestions for STAR WARS VII

PoP! Top 6-Pack: Director Suggestions for STAR WARS VII

Disney’s recent announcement of a brand-new Star Wars trilogy brings up much speculation on who will helm these new films. This article runs down the most likely candidates.

PoP!-Cast Episode 177

PoP!-Cast Episode 177

We’ve got #Frankenstorm survivors Tito & Mahoney on this week to report live from the eye of the storm. It was looking like a slow news week until Disney and Lucasfilm dropped a big old steamy headline pile on our front lawn. Get your Nerd Rag on with this week’s all-new PoP!-Cast!

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm

In a surprise to many the nerd world exploded with news that George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm Ltd. to The Walt Disney Corporation. No plans yet of Jar Jar Binks/Goofy crossover but they did announce Star Wars: Episode 7 (photo courtesy of ToonBarn.com)

Holy Crap, Remember...Star Wars Droids: The Animated Series?

Holy Crap, Remember…Star Wars Droids: The Animated Series?

This strangely short-lived Saturday morning cartoon series focused on the post-Prequel, pre-A NEW HOPE exploits of our favorite robotic duo.

PoP!-Cast Episode 169

PoP!-Cast Episode 169

Hot damn, there’s a lot of show this week. We’ve got Eric Maruscak on to talk about online trolls and chalk art. Also joining us this week, we’ve got the director of Star Wars in 60 Minutes on to make you jealous of Knize and Jose so hard. Good stuff.

Figure 8: All the Small Things

Figure 8: All the Small Things

Let’s face it guys; size DOES matter. When you’re trying to get the most display space out of your shelves, every inch counts. Ergo, smaller toys = more toys, and more toys ALWAYS = win!

PoP! Fangirl of the Month – July 2012

PoP! Fangirl of the Month – July 2012

Dear Fanboys – Geek is chic and chubby is in. Signed our newest Fangirl of the Mont, AllieCat. Take heart, 10 year-old me; despite a distinct lack of jetpacks, the future is pretty okay.

Outside the Longbox - Wookiee the Chew: The House at Chew Corner

Outside the Longbox – Wookiee the Chew: The House at Chew Corner

What happens when the Hundred Acre Woods is set a Long, Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away? This unbelievably adorable story.