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May 21, 2017

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of Star Wars on (or near) the 40th anniversary of the first movie (A New Hope). We reminisce about our first experiences with the franchise, talk about its various influences on geek and popular culture, and speculate a bit about its future. And as always, our picks of the week.

 

What we're up to this week:

Twitch - I've been lurking there to learn more about DDO (Dungeons & Dragons Online, where I'm also kind of a lurker - common theme)

More Twitch - Mister Rogers' Neighborhood streaming to raise funds for PBS

Even more Twitch - new Dead By Daylight update/release with Friday the 13th expansion coming soon

Twin Peaks is returning - an excuse to marathon the old episodes before the new ones start

 

Check out our sponsor page! Head to the website and click on the banners for Things From Another World and Make Mine Indie! (Click through the TFAW banner on our site and we get a cut. And check out tons of great indie comics in the MMIndie catalog. And thank you!)

 

[Note: the animated Star Trek series was indeed 1973.]

[Note: the actor Thomas mentions was Julian Glover, not John. He was also a member of the Royal Shakespearean Company, if I'm not mistaken.]

 

Picks for the week of 5/24:

Vampirella #3 (Dynamite)

Casper The Friendly Ghost #1 (American Mythology)

Batman/The Shadow #2 (Dynamite/DC)

Pathfinder: Runescars #1 (Dynamite) [Note: the game released in 2009.]

Die Kitty Die: Hollywood or Bust #1 (Chapterhouse)

Grimm Fairy Tales Presents Wonderland: Birth of Madness one-shot (Zenescope)

Honorable Mention: Red Team: Double Tap Center Mass #9 (Dynamite)

Honorable Mention: JLA Year One Deluxe Edition HC (DC)

Honorable Mention: Batman/Wildcat (DC)

 

Shoutouts:

Les will be attending the Famous Monsters con in Dallas at the end of May, which boasts a treasure trove of guests, including Christopher Mihm

Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music

#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other

You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)

 

Question of the Week: favorite Star Wars moment? Or how old were you when you first saw Star Wars? Let us know on social media! And we'd like to do another Q&A show in the near future, so please send us your questions :-)

 

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