Somehow, Jaxxon the Ridiculous Green Space Rabbit Has Made It to the New Star Wars Canon

Jaxxon the Lepi smuggler is one of the most infamous excesses of the old Star Wars expanded universe—the rabbit in Flash Gordon cosplay that was bound to come up whenever you mentioned the weirdness of the EU. For decades, he’s been the butt of fan jokes... but now he’s officially back in the canon. He’s still kinda…

The Latest Poe Dameron Comic Connects His Missing Journey Through The Force Awakens to The Last Jedi

So far, Marvel Comics’ Poe Dameron series has given us a look at the hotshot Resistance pilot’s rise to glory as the leader of Black Squadron before the events of the sequel movie trilogy. But its most recent issue has brought us not just to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but beyond it—helping to recontextualize an…

The Solo Tie-In Novel Includes a Thoughtful, Fascinating Look at Han's Midlife Crisis

Daniel José Older’s new Star Wars novel, Last Shot, was bundled up with the recent wave of Solo: A Star Wars Story-themed book announcements. But while there are parts of it that deal with the early lives of Han and Lando, it’s at its best when it’s set decades after the upcoming movie, as the two come to terms with…

Getting Hunted by Ewoks in Star Wars: Battlefront II Is as Terrifying as Any Horror Movie

Despite the fact they are flesh-eating guerilla warriors capable of thoroughly thrashing a vastly technologically superior foe, everyone’s takeaway about the Ewoks is that they’re cute, stress-lowering, fuzzy teddy bears. But Star Wars: Battlefront II has added a new mode that reminds us that these teddies can be…

Victoria Mahoney Will Help Direct Star Wars: Episode IX, But There's Still Work to Be Done

On Tuesday evening, A Wrinkle in Time and New Gods director Ava DuVernay took to Twitter with a major Star Wars announcement, though it wasn’t about herself. For the first time in the franchise’s history, a black woman will direct a significant portion of a Star Wars film. Her name is Victoria Mahoney; remember it.

All the Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Available at Midnight Tonight

As inevitable as the sun rising and setting, a new Star Wars movie is coming, and with it, tons of new toys—ready and waiting to empty your wallet even before you get to the movie theater. In fact, the monetary assault of Solo merchandise begins at midnight tonight, so if you’re planning on picking up a Wookiee or six…

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Hot Wheels Used Lando Calrissian to Prove That Cars With Capes Are a Wonderful Idea

All my life I’ve been told that a car with a cape is an incredibly stupid idea. Magnificent childhood doodles were critiqued for being “aerodynamically-challenged,” and “downright dangerous to other vehicles on the road.” But 35 years after I abandoned my crayons, Hot Wheels and Star Wars have finally proven that a…

The New Lego Solo: A Star Wars Story Sets Are Worth Making the Kessel Run For

Is there anything more Star Wars than getting a cool new trailer for a movie and then immediately finding out which parts of said trailer you can buy in toy form? I’m not sure, and that’s not stopping Lego from revealing a ton of new Solo: A Star Wars Story Lego sets today—and it won’t be long before they’re on…