Force Visions: The Star Wars Art of Cam Kennedy

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If you’re a fan of a certain age, the phrase ‘Star Wars comics’ evokes memories of Dark Horse, bold ideas and vibrant imagery. And if you’re anything like me, those vibrant images you’re conjuring will be in the distinctive style of Cam Kennedy.

No other artist made an impact on the early Star Wars Expanded Universe like Kennedy, the Scottish artist who rose to four-colour fame with the classic UK sci-fi anthology 2000 AD. Yet as iconic as Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper are to comic fans, it was one particular EU tale that elevated the artist to legendary status…

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Is Battlefront II the Sequel Star Wars Needed?

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If you have even a passing interest in Star Wars, gaming or pop culture, you may have heard one or two rumblings about EA’s new Star Wars Battlefront II game this last week…

The sequel to 2015’s Battlefront (which was in turn a sequel to 2005’s Battlefront II, itself a sequel to 2005’s Battlefront oh my god it rhymes) launched on November 17th amid a storm of controversy concerning micro-transactions and EU gambling laws, leading to EA’s (temporary) u-turn on in-game spending. You can find out more about the situation here and here.

As fascinating as this stuff is, it’s not what we’re here to talk about today. We’re looking at Battlefront II‘s campaign mode – or more specifically, the story within – and how it relates to the Star Wars we know.

Needless to say there are spoilers for the game ahead, so consider yourself warned!

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