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ESB30: The Interweb Covers Empire's B'day

Posted By Mike on May 23, 2010

I know it's kind of flown under the radar, but did anyone realize that The Empire Strikes Back has turned 30? Well, those across cyberspace sure noticed. If you'd like to take a few minutes away from your Star Wars saga tribute of a weekend (that of course includes the ForceCast Empire Commentary), we present a list of links to some fun Empire anniversary coverage...

Starwars.com - "Celebs Share Empire Strikes Back Memories"

Starwars.com - "Action Figure Anniversary Wishes"

Starwars.com - "Harrison Ford-Autographed Art Print for Charity Auction"

Starwars.com - "Empire Chronicles: Emperor Palpatine"

ChicagoNow.com - "Confessions of a Star Wars Geek"

GeekDad at Wired.com - "30 Reasons the Empire Still Rules"

Underwire at Wired.com - "Best Trilogy Films: The Force Is With Empire Strikes Back"

Underwire at Wired.com - "Celebrate Empire Strikes Back’s Birthday, Win a Killer AT-AT"

Scifi Mafia - "Happy 30th Anniversary Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"

Geeks of Doom - "30 Most Memorable ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ Quotes"

io9.com - "The Empire Strikes Back: The film that introduced a generation to tragedy"

SciFiWire.com - "30 Empire Strikes Back references from sci-fi movies & TV" (Thanks Chris!)

Ars Technica - "Empire Strikes 30: Ars looks back at an amazing film"

ComicsBeat.com - "EMPIRE STRIKES BACK: The movie that made being a nerd cool"

SciFiWire.com - "The Periodic Table of The Empire Strikes Back (CHART)"

Artist Kenneth Rocafort had added a new poll to his blog: "Which Character from The Empire Strikes Back would you like to see Kenneth illustrate?" You can view samples of Kenneth's Star Wars artwork here and here. (Thanks J.J.)

Continuing with the art theme, David Bigler presents "The Empire Strikes Back Drawing-A-Day" at his website.


Sources: SW.com, ClubJade.net


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