Skywalking Through Neverland: A Star Wars / Disney Fan Podcast

Star Wars, Disney, Marvel fans, this is the podcast for you! Husband and wife team Richard and Sarah (plus LOTS of interviews with amazing guests) cover Star Wars, Disney and pop culture fandom - the stuff that surrounds us, penetrates us and binds us all together as instantaneous friends! So grab a glass of blue milk and take the second star to the right straight on to this podcast. Become a Skywalker!


Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #18: "The Empire Strikes!"

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics #18 "The Empire Strikes!" is the beginning of a new story arc featuring our favorite heroes - Luke, Leia, Han, the droids and Chewbacca. Luke passes out, Han and Leia bicker, and C-3PO buffs up and becomes a superhero! We also see a new location that reminds us very much of LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures location - the Wheel! Only in Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics, The Wheel is a floating Casino in space, free of Imperial occupation. 

Show Notes:

Release Date: September 26, 1978
Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artwork: Carmine Infantino and Gene Day
Lettering: Rick Parker
Cover Art: Carmine Infantino / Bob Wiacek

Synopsis: Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, 3Po and R2 are in the millenium falcon when Luke Skywalker suddenly passes out during a Jedi training exercise. They drop out of lightspeed to get him medical help, but run into Imperials, who chase the Falcon to a brand new location - The Wheel - a huge gambling center in space. The rebels scatter on The Wheel, the Empire is in pursuit, and that’s where this issue ends.

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 2019-08-03  53m