Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in five of the Star Wars movies, passed away last week. I was fortunate to have had Peter as a guest at a Star Wars convention that I hosted back in 1997. I also was able to catch up with Peter at various toy and comic conventions over the years. […]
Source: Gringer, Bonnie, 100 Vehicle From Star Wars, TitleMax, https://www.titlemax.com/discovery-center/planes-trains-and-automobiles/100-vehicles-from-star-wars/. The First Step into a Larger World It can be kind of dizzying to think that one’s man idea of a spaceship called the “Millennium Falcon” shaped somewhat like a wonky hamburger he once had would evolve into a huge encyclopedia of all Star Wars vehicles. We’ve only included […]
Readers: Last year, I was cleaning out our garage; something I had promised my wife I would do for many years. As fortune would have it, I stumbled upon a group of long-lost photos from our Arizona Star Warz Convention from 1997 (now 20 years ago). Most folks are not aware that I hosted and […]
Source: Maloney, Kate, INFOGRAPHIC – Troops of the Empire: Stormtroopers and Clone Troopers of Star Wars, Costume Craze, https://www.costumecraze.com/r/stormtroopers-and-clone-troopers-of-star-wars. Stormtroopers and Clone Troopers The iconic Star Wars stormtrooper costume has been etched into our collective imagination. The original stormtrooper suit, with its white armor and curves, is so memorable that it can be recognized almost anywhere in the world, […]
Darth Vader is arguably the most memorable character from the Star Wars universe, and his suit is one of the most iconic costumes in film history. But how much would that suit cost in real life? The good folks at Shade Station have provided us an answer to that question.
One of the most famous maps incorporating time was created in 1861 by Charles Minard, a French Engineer. The map and chart, entitled, “Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l’Armée Française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813″, brilliantly illustrated the march to and from the Polish-Russian border to Moscow by Napoleon’s army and was profiled […]
SWANH.NET is an adaptation of Star Wars Episode IV in a style that was inspired by infographics. One story in one piece of 123 meters length (403.54 feet) It was created by Martin Panchaud. He is an illustrator and graphic novelist, born in 1982 in Geneva, Switzerland and currently living and working in Zurich. He […]
Readers: The other day, I was cleaning out our garage; something I have promised my wife for many years. As fortune would have it, I stumbled upon a group of long-lost photos from our Arizona Star Warz Convention from 1997 (about 19 years ago). Most folks are not aware that I hosted and promoted the […]
Readers: The Force is strong with Tableau users lately. It all started when Tableau built a Web Data Connector (WDC) to the Star Wars API. Then, they sat back and watched as the Tableau community put the data to work. The Star Wars data fever didn’t end there, though. In the nearly two weeks since Episode […]
SANDCRAWLER Cross-Section from the “Star Wars Incredible Cross-Sections” book by David Reynolds (featuring Illustrations by Hans Jenssen and Richard Chasemore).