All the Major Star Wars Secrets Revealed in the New Novel Bloodline

Even with all the books and comics out there right now, Disney’s new Star Wars canon is still in its earliest days, especially when it comes to the time period between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. However, Claudia Gray’s new Leia-centric novel Bloodline, out this week, uncovers that mysterious era in some…


Hasbro's New Star Wars Toys Feature Some Amazing Female Heroes

Hasbro’s Star Wars line has been in for some rough attention recently as fans clamored for, and then struggled to find, toys based on Rey after The Force Awakens came out, citing the company’s long struggle with female characters in its Star Wars toys. You wouldn’t think that with their Toy Fair announcements.

Oh, So That's Why Leia Doesn't Trust the New Republic in The Force Awakens

The zillions of tie-in stories for The Force Awakens revealed there was going to be a scene in the movie where Leia acknowledged that her former colleagues in the Senate were just as likely to want to have her killed as they were to ignore her. A new Star Wars novel is going to explore why that’s the case, and why…

Carrie Fisher Has The Best Response To The Slave Leia Merchandise Controversy

Recently, the Star Wars fanbase took time off from freaking out about The Force Awakens to freak out over a rumored ban on merchandise depicting Princess Leia’s “Slave” outfit from Return of the Jedi. Many words about the matter have been said since—a lot of them pretty good!—but leave it to Leia herself to put it…

Rumor: Disney May Be Retiring "Slave Leia" Merchandise For Good

It’s one of the most iconic outfits in Star Wars, and sci-fi in general: The metal bikini Princess Leia is forced into by Jabba the Hutt during Return of the Jedi. But it’s not without controversy—and Disney may be making moves to remove the skimpy outfit from future Star Wars marketing and merchandise for good.

Seeing Princess Leia As a Mr. Potato Head Is a Little Unsettling

If you grew up around the same time the Star Wars movies originally hit theaters, you probably had a childhood crush on Princess Leia. But seeing the character in her Slave Leia costume as a Mr. Potato Head will probably leave you feeling a little confused, awkward, and with a strange affection towards french fries.