Darth Vader's Comic Is a Fantastic Showcase of What Became of the Jedi After Revenge of the Sith

The second iteration of Marvel’s Darth Vader comic is almost as much about the Star Wars galaxy in the years after Revenge of the Sith as it is about the titular dark lord himself. This means, as much as it is a tale of the Sith, it’s also a tale of the Jedi—and what the survivors of the Jedi Order become when the…

Tech Workers Ask Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon to Not Pursue Pentagon Contracts

Google employees have spent the past few months pushing back against their company’s involvement in Project Maven, a Department of Defense initiative to enhance image processing of drone footage using artificial intelligence. As Gizmodo first reported, Google is contracted with the DoD to provide artificial…

The Producer of Rebels Reminds Us Star Wars Isn't Written in Stone

“When gone am I, the last of the Jedi will you be.” Yoda’s words in Return of the Jedi have long been the text fans cite when thinking about the Jedi in the larger Star Wars universe. Yoda is one of the wisest beings ever, so he’s telling the truth. Any other Jedi who we see in books, TV shows, or movies, must surely…

10 Fictional Religions From Movies and TV That Don't Involve Jedi or the Force

Many scifi and fantasy books explore religious themes: Octavia E. Butler’s Earthseed, Philip K. Dick’s Mercerism, etc. Onscreen, there’s no bigger spirituality movement than Star Wars’ Force. But there’s more to religion in genre movies and TV than the Jedi... so much more. Have you heard the good news?