Tag Archives: Expanded Universe

Technology

Ever notice that no matter what major universe you are in everyone seems to have the same technology?  There are of course exceptions – Dr. Who has people who can travel through time on one end and the earliest episodes were … Continue reading

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Medichlorians

Medichlorians.  They are the key to the Star Wars universe.  Roughly 3,000 and you can be trained as a Jedi, Sith, or in any of a number of other Force groups.  Over 20,000 and you are a chosen one. As … Continue reading

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Force Powers:  Physical and Mental Enhancements

I have mentioned the physical manifestation of energy of Force users in the past, the really neat stuff that gets people’s attention.  But that, as with martial arts, is only a small portion of the whole.  Another aspect of Force … Continue reading

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The Role of Comics; Mythology’s Integrity

The other day I had this (otherwise) perfectly sane person ask me why I was so interested in comics.  It wasn’t the first time I’ve been posed the question.  Normally I take on my most pompous posture and say something … Continue reading

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Star Wars:  Live Action

As a recent article has so well stated, two major impediments to the production of a Star Wars Live Action show were dissolved with the purchase of Star Wars by Disney.  First, the money.  Without having to pay fees to … Continue reading

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Comic Book Character I.Q.s

Here is by rough idea, based on my previous article on article/perceptual proportionality.  My guideline is that there are ten types of intelligence, easily categorized into creativity, wisdom, analytical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, linguistic, mechanical, natural, wit, symbolic.  In calculating each separate … Continue reading

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Star Wars Episode VII:  Some Thoughts

When Timothy Zahn wrote his Heir to the Empire trilogy, it opened up the Star Wars universe to serious science fiction and fantasy writing; many of the best and brightest inthe field have written within Lucas’ universe.  Zahn’s ability to … Continue reading

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