All Posts Tagged 'Black Series'

Star Wars: Black Series Crossword [Puzzle]

Star Wars: Black Series Crossword

 

We pretty much eat, sleep, and breathe Star Wars here at Fun.com. Well, Star Wars and other geeky things, like comic books and video games and books about teenage wizards. (You get the idea.) But we also like puzzles, and you may be surprised to find out that there aren’t many Star Wars-related puzzles out there. So we made our own crossword with clues based on the Star Wars universe, especially the Black Series of action figures. (Hey, we also like action figures.) So give our crossword puzzle a shot. We recommend printing it out and grabbing a pencil. We put the answers at the bottom of this post, just try not to peek while you’re filling in the words!

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Star Wars Action Figure Evolution: Luke Skywalker [Infographic]

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In 1978, a little-known director released a gamble of a movie called Star Wars upon an unsuspecting populace. Coming off of his first monster hit, American Graffiti, George Lucas was in a position to make himself a large payday on his next major motion picture. What he did instead would change the landscape of film for all of time. Lucas asked for a small sum of $150,000 and in exchange, he would retain the rights to any sequels and all merchandising. 20th Century Fox took the deal, which eventually made Lucas a billionaire, thanks to the ensuing mania over all collectable Star Wars items. Over the last 35 years, those merchandising rights became worth over $27 billion.

 

No Star Wars merchandise is as iconic as the countless number of action figures that have been released in conjunction with the films. Explore how these awesome toys have changed over the last 37 years as we concentrate on that farm boy turned Rebel hero, Luke Skywalker.

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It's Force Friday! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys

Force Friday Star Wars Toys

 

Truth be told, there’s nothing like a hard day’s work of “researching” new Star Wars toys. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters on December 18, but Force Friday is today! This is the day that Disney and Lucasfilm is releasing all the new merchandise. There’s clothes, costumes, accessories, but our favorite, of course, is the toys! We’ve received a small fraction of the Episode 7 merchandise we’ll have at FUN.com, but we wanted to show you what we have so far!

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Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

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As the Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens movie draws nearer, we take a look back at the main characters in the original Star Wars trilogy and gear up for their possible roles in the...

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