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The official ‘Star Wars’ Twitter account tells fans not to be racist

The official 'Star Wars' Twitter account tells fans not to be racist - Bent Corner

The first two episodes of the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show premiered on Disney Plus this past Friday. Some fans were having difficulty coming to terms with the casting of Inquisitor Reva Sevander, played by the Maryland native Moses Ingram. She’s an accomplished actress. She’s also Black. Are Star Wars fans racist? I’ve long believed at …

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Why are the Black Star Wars action figures easier to find?

I don’t collect Star Wars action figures. I used to a long time ago. Even though I haven’t collected Star Wars stuff in years, I still like to walk down to action figure aisle to see what’s available. From what I’ve been noticing lately, I think if I were to start collecting Star Wars action …

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George Lucas gets turned into a 6-inch stormtrooper

George Lucas gets turned into a 6-inch stormtrooper – Bent Corner

Hasbro is creating a 6-inch action figure of George Lucas as a stormtrooper. It will be part of its Black Series line of premium action figures, and will be part of its Lucasfilm’s 50th anniversary line. Entertainment Earth has this figure available now as a preorder for $26.99.  They are scheduled for release in March …

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The rebels in ‘Star Wars’ were based on the Viet Cong

The rebels in 'Star Wars' were based on the Viet Cong - Bent Corner

If you think Star Wars has become too political, there’s something you should know. The good guys in Star Wars were based on the National Liberation Front of Southern Vietnam (NLF). They were more commonly known as the Viet Cong. The communist guerrilla combatants who fought against American forces in the Vietnam war served as an …

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Cara Dune action figures are commanding high prices on eBay

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With Gina Carano getting let go by Lucasfilms for inappropriate social media posts, the action figures for her character, Cara Dune, are heating up on the secondary market. By that, I mean they are commanding ridiculous prices. The two figures shown in the above photo are listed on eBay with a starting bid of $499. …

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Lucasfilms didn’t fire Gina Carano for being a conservative

Contrary to what you might have read on right-wing Twitter, Lucasfilms didn’t fire Gina Carano for being a conservative. She didn’t work for them when she posted those garbage memes on social media. From NPR: “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future,” …

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