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#WheresRey – Hasbro, Target, Are We Really Going to Start Star Wars This Way?

I spent this weekend shopping for an overseas trip, but as I do in any store, I always migrate over to the toy section. Especially since the new toys for Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out. There is too much empty space on my desk (some might argue that this is absolutely not true, but you can clearly see a few inches) and I must fill it with...

Rumor: No More Slave Leia Star Wars Merchandise – Don’t Assume I’m All For This

The big Star Wars rumor of the day is that Disney will be retiring Slave Leia merchandise. Of course everyone assumed I’d be all for this. I’ve been hearing about it all day. Not so fast. First of all, here’s the info. The rumor comes to us from Making Star Wars, who says “Princess Leia’s Slave Leia costume is being...

LEGO Teases New Ghostbuster Set

When LEGO made the announcement that they would create a Ghostbusters Ecto-1 playset for 2104, fans went nuts. Not long afterwards rumors began to swirl that LEGO had planned to create an even more impressive playset to accompany the iconic vehicle for the supernatural scientists. Now, we can confirm the rumors. Just in time for Halloween, EW...

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo: Come Meet Legion of Leia Founder Jenna Busch

Yup, writing titles in the first person again! Hey Legion! Are you going to be in LA on Halloween weekend? I’m doing ten, yes, ten panels at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, including two with the incomparable Stan Lee! I’d love to see you guys! We have a table on the floor (#KO6) this year as well and I have Legion of Leia shirts...

Mattel Makes Extra Effort in Design of DC Super Hero Girls

Toy Designer Christine Kim heads up the daunting task of reinvigorating the superhero brand for girls, which will be designed by women and not men. Groundbreaking stuff, we know. Whodathunk that women would have the best insight in making super heroic dolls for little girls? Did you know that Wonder Woman appeared just three years after Superman...

Legion of Leia Podcast Episode 12: Joseph Scrimshaw, Gender-Swapped Twilight, Jessica Jones Teasers and a Pixar/Kleenex Merger

On this week’s 12th episode of the Legion of Leia Podcast, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington and Sabina Ibarra and I welcome guest Joseph Scrimshaw, comedian and podcast host for The Jedi Alliance and Obsessed. He’s also got a brand new comedy album out called Rebel Scum! This week, we talk all about the newest Journey to Star Wars:...