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…

Mark Hamill Finally Reveals That Big Change in The Force Awakens' Ending for The Last Jedi

Last year, Mark Hamill set off a flurry of speculation when he told Empire Magazine there was a big, last-minute alteration to the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, that would’ve changed something about the then-upcoming Last Jedi. Now that the latter film is finally out, Hamill was able to spill the beans on what…

io9 Roundtable: Revisiting The Force Awakens on the Eve of The Last Jedi

This week, the next chapter in the Star Wars saga finally hits screens. There’s excitement in the air, but before we dive into the new, we at io9 decided to glance back a couple of years and reminisce about The Force Awakens, the movie that kicked off this new trilogy, and what it still means to us going into The Last…

Kelly Marie Tran Was Working on The Last Jedi Before She Was Allowed to See The Force Awakens

Writer-director Rian Johnson cast Kelly Marie Tran as The Last Jedi’s Rose Tico in November 2015. A month later, shortly before The Force Awakens was set to premiere, she was in London for make-up and wardrobe tests but still didn’t know much about who she was playing. Rather naturally, she asked Johnson if she could…

Now We Know How Captain Phasma Escaped Starkiller Base at the End of The Force Awakens: Very Quickly

There is nothing Star Wars canon loves more than relentlessly filling in the gaps between the movies. But sometimes there are pretty big questions left by the films that need explaining... like Marvel’s latest comic answering how Phasma survived being tossed in the garbage on the exploding Starkiller Base to appear in …

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