We May Not Have Seen Han's Funeral in The Last Jedi, But We'll Get to Read About It

Star Wars fans may have felt like a few things were, well, missing from The Last Jedi. Especially the funeral of Han Solo, who was killed by Kylo Ren at the end of The Force Awakens. Luckily, it’s been confirmed that Solo’s funeral isn’t being ignored. Instead, it’s part of the upcoming film novelization—along with…

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…

A Timeline of Everything We Know Happened After Return of the Jedi, Up to The Last Jedi

Two years ago, the “Journey to The Force Awakens” gave us our first tentative steps into fertile new ground for Disney’s Star Wars canon: the three-decade period between Return of the Jedi and the time of the new sequel trilogy. Two years later, with The Last Jedi mere weeks away, we know so much more.

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 …

Rey's Force Awakens Speeder Is Getting the Gorgeous Toy It Deserves

Rooted in the visual imagery of classic ships like the Millennium Falcon, Star Destroyers, X-Wings, and TIE Fighters, The Force Awakens didn’t get much of a chance to really give us some new iconic vehicles for the Star Wars saga. But one great new design it did give us was Rey’s Jakku Speeder—and it’s getting a…

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