A Brief Guide to the Long, Ever-Changing History of How Star Wars Has Portrayed Mandalorians 

From the Holiday Special to The Mandalorian, the Star Wars race that counts Boba and Jango Fett among its numbers has a long history in and out of the narrative of the galaxy far, far away. It’s one that Star Wars has long been enamored with—but its portrayal has ebbed and flowed in fascinating ways over the last four…

Star Wars Resistance Just Made Us Look at the Franchise in a Whole New Way

When you’re watching a Star Wars TV show or movie, it’s easy to think what’s happening on screen is the most important thing imaginable. What could be more important than defeating the Empire, becoming a Jedi, or crushing the First Order? Maybe nothing—but what you tend to forget is, while that may be important to…

Star Wars Writer Chuck Wendig Claims Marvel Fired Him for 'Vulgarity' and 'Too Much Politics' On His Social Media

At New York Comic Con last weekend, Marvel Comics officially announced Shadow of Vader, a five-part Star Wars miniseries written by Star Wars: Aftermath book trilogy scribe Chuck Wendig. Except, the last two issues will no longer be penned by Wendig, as the author has just revealed Marvel has fired him.

Hello, Salem! io9 Screened the Halloween Classic Hocus Pocus for a Total Newbie

Don’t you love when you get to share one of your favorite movies with someone who’s never seen it before? That’s the idea behind io9's new series, UnScene, where Gizmodo Media Group staffers celebrate their fandom by introducing first-timers to their beloved films. And of course, we had to start with the greatest…

The First Episodes of Star Wars Resistance Establish a Very Unique and Intriguing Voice

This Sunday, another chapter in the Star Wars universe begins with the premiere of Star Wars Resistance. The show, which debuts Sunday on the Disney Channel before moving to Disney XD, starts six months before events of The Force Awakens and follows a young, hotshot pilot named Kaz Xiono who is recruited by Poe Dameron

Watch Evangeline Lilly Shape a Kickass Fight Style in This Exclusive Ant-Man and The Wasp Clip

Ant-Man and The Wasp is a delightfully charming movie, and part of that is down to the sheer joy of getting to see Hope Van Dyne suit up as the titular Wasp, one of Marvel’s most iconic female heroes. Not only does Hope play a huge part in the story this time round, she gets to kick major butt—as you’ll see in this…

Poe Dameron Bids Farewell With an Important Lesson Learned From The Last Jedi

Marvel’s Poe Dameron comic, which wrapped up this Wednesday, has given us important insight into a character who has not exactly had the spotlight in either Star Wars: The Force Awakens or The Last Jedi. Despite that, Poe’s comics have had to jostle in tone just as the character himself has been jostled by the events…

The New Star Wars Resistance Trailer Is Jam-Packed With Incredible Spaceship Action

Our first look at Star Wars Resistance set up the basic premise of a Resistance spy operating out of an island that’s home base to a team of hotshot racers. But this new look at the Lucasfilm animated series gives us a much better idea of the bigger picture around Kazuda Xiono’s new mission—and the brewing war set to…

The First Episode of Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest Is Available to Watch Right Now

We’re still more than a ways out from the next time we’re undoubtedly going to catch up with T’Challa and the rest of the Wakandan royal family in the next live-action Black Panther film, but if you need another heart-shaped herb fixed sooner than later, Disney XD has you covered with Marvel’s Avengers: Black…