Articles Posted in the " Princess Leia " Category

  • She Gave Us Hope: A Carrie Fisher Tribute from The Geekiary

    So many amazing people have passed away this year, men and women who were strong creative voices, amazing scientists, talented actors and/or musicians – people who spoke to so many generations. Carrie Fisher, who is best known as Princess/General Leia Skywalker Organa Solo, was so many of the above. To us at The Geekiary, she […]



  • Why Battlestar Galactica Is Binge-Worthy Sci-Fi

    Science fiction is one of the few genres within popular culture that successfully places the metaphorical mirror right in front of us. That mirror reflects back our human nature, why we do the things we do, and our personal vices and virtues as individuals. Throughout the 20th/21st century, there have been shows that do this well. One in particular that does it best is […]


  • Rey, Phasma, and other heroes in tin: Schylling Toys and Star Wars at Toy Fair

    Schylling, Inc. has been making toys since 1975, and recently ventured into a license with Star Wars. As interest in fantasy, science fiction, and comic book superheroes becomes increasingly mainstreamed, more toy companies are expanding into tie-ins. At some point in your life, you probably played with a Schylling toy—small wind-up vehicles made of tin. Now […]


  • Star Wars: Princess Leia #003 & #004 Review

    In Issue #3, Princess Leia and Evaan travel to the planet Sullust.  The Alderaanians who live there, especially their leader, Jora, the Preserver of Alderaan, are not receptive to Princess Leia. They do not recognize who she is, but even after she introduces herself, they are not welcoming. Princess Leia explains her mission and persists […]


  • Star Wars: Princess Leia #002 Review

    This review is a bit late. My allergies suck the energy out of me, but thankfully the Princess Leia series does not suck at all. This issue is even better than the first, which was amazing. There’s more action in this one, and we are also shown a glimpse of Leia’s life from when she […]


  • Star Wars: Princess Leia #001 Review

    Sometimes my brother and I go to local comic book shops just to look around and satisfy our not-so-inner geeks. Mostly we get an idea of things we would like to read, to add to our Goodreads or library reserve lists. While looking at the Marvel new releases, something completely awesome caught my eye – […]