Darth Vader Now Has an Evil C-3PO and R2D2. I Like Them Already.

The new Star Wars series starring the Dark Lord of the Sith is finding a lot of success in one small conceit: Darth Vader is a lot deeper than anyone thinks. » 3/26/15 3:53pm Thursday 3:53pm

New Star Wars Comic Will Remind You Why You Love (and Hate) Darth Vader

In the first three Star Wars movies, Darth Vader was a fearsome, enigmatic archvillain. The next three Star Wars movies attempted to show Anakin Skywalker as an emotionally turbulent figure of tragedy. The new Darth Vader comic gives readers both of those interpretations and more, enjoyably complicating a villain who… » 2/12/15 3:30pm 2/12/15 3:30pm

Hot Toys' Darth Vader Is Impressive, Most Impressive

2015 is upon us, and that means the deluge of money falling out of Star Wars fan's pockets will begin this year as Hot Toys' line of figures starts coming out - and they're being headlined by the most gorgeous figure of the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader. » 1/02/15 5:01am 1/02/15 5:01am

​Fight Between Batman and Darth Vader Ends Exactly the Way It Should

It's the kind of thing fans have argued about for ages: Could the Dark Knight take down the Dark Lord of the Sith? » 11/25/14 3:30pm 11/25/14 3:30pm

LEGO Star Wars Build Is a Huge 60,000-Piece Work of Art

Polish LEGO enthusiast Michal Kazmierczak picked a rather surprising scene from the Star Wars universe for his truly impressive build: the tiny red planet Mustafar, where Anakin fought Obi-Wan Kenobi and, as a result of his loss, he became Darth Vader. » 10/09/14 9:00am 10/09/14 9:00am

The Darth Vader Samurai Figure We All Deserve

Star Wars is famously inspired by Japanese samurai films. So it makes sense for Bandai to release this wonderful Samurai-style Darth Vader. » 6/13/14 8:00am 6/13/14 8:00am

The Next Star Wars Pinball Trilogy Might Be Better Than The Last

The second triology of Star Wars tables for Pinball FX 2 and Star Wars Pinball begins with Darth Vader. Not the Midichlorian-rich little boy Darth Vader, but full-on, James Earl Jones-talking, force-choking, 25-sandwich-a-day-eating Darth "Motherf***ing" Vader. That's how you start a second trilogy. » 9/10/13 10:40am 9/10/13 10:40am

Amazing Star Wars Sculptures, Made Out Of Techno-Junk

I can't decide which one of sculptor Gabriel Dishaw's Star Wars models is the craziest. Tank Vader on the left, or the Clone Fembot in the middle? Probably the latter. But I'm pretty sure there's no better way to make use of old hardware and keyboards. » 8/29/13 12:00pm 8/29/13 12:00pm

How Star Wars Might've Had a Different Darth Vader

The Japanese influence in Star Wars is no accident. George Lucas' hero is acclaimed filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, and he was inspired by the Japanese director's films, such as The Hidden Fortress. » 1/14/13 6:20am 1/14/13 6:20am

There's Now Darth Vader "Energy Cola" Pepsi in Japan

Like everyone, Japan loves Star Wars » 11/28/12 5:30am 11/28/12 5:30am. It also loves Darth Vader, who has sold everything from to on Japanese TV. Japan also loves energy drinks.

Five Comics That Question Everything You Know This Week

If you're here in the Panel Discussion programming block, you might be a lapsed comics reader, trying to find a way back to the JLA Satellite. Or you might someone killing time until you pick up your weekly Wednesday pull list. Or maybe you've said goodbye to dozens of longboxes to embrace the promise of digital… » 5/22/12 4:00pm 5/22/12 4:00pm

Darth Vader Invades South Osaka (Noooooooooo!)

When I first moved to Osaka, I lived near Shinsekai—a rough part of town in the south. My apartment was clean and spacious, but the area was populated with drunks, prostitutes, and gangsters. » 2/07/12 4:00am 2/07/12 4:00am

Kinect Star Wars Makes Chris Pratt More Powerful Than You Can Possibly…

Parks & Recreation and Moneyball star Chris Pratt's turn as a micheivious Obi-Wan in this commercial for Kinect Star Wars does not make me want the game. It does, however, make me to hang out with Christ Pratt. » 1/26/12 3:00pm 1/26/12 3:00pm

Ugly Force Unleashed II Watches Are Collectively Attractive

These Force Unleashed II X G-Shock watches might be hideously ugly, but only 50 pairs are being made, and that makes them beautiful. » 10/01/10 12:40pm 10/01/10 12:40pm