Step 2: bondage collar.
Costumer and crafty designer Dawn Bright, a member of the storied 501st Legion, created one of the most accurate Kylo Ren cosplays out there right now, and folks: it really isn't easy being Kylo Ren.Read More
R2-KT is an adorable pink droid who's been around for ten years, created by members of the 501st Legion to memorialize a young girl named Katie Johnson who passed away in 2005 from a brain tumor. You may have seen R2-KT pop up in the Star Wars universe before on The Clone Wars. Now, its seems as though her journey throughout that galaxy far, far away will continue. SPOILERS AHOY.Read More
Hey friends in California, if you've seen a Stormtrooper walking somewhere between San Francisco and San Diego, you should hear the heartwarming story behind his journey. Kevin Doyle lost his wife Eileen to pancreatic cancer on November 7th of 2012, and walked the whole 645 miles from Rancho Obi-wan in Petaluma, California to San Diego Comic Con in her memory.Read More
Supernatural Star Misha Collins Asks GISHWHES Scavenger Hunters to Solicit Sci-Fi Writers for Free Stories
How many points for an angry refusal letter?
GISHWHES (the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen) is a charity scavenger hunt created and run by Supernatural star Misha Collins. This year, one of the items on the list was a sci-fi story written specifically for the hunt, and overwhelmed sci-fi authors aren't too happy about it.Read More
Meesa getting verklempt.
I guess they have a lot of Clone War crimes to atone for: an international group of Star Wars fans named after Vader's 501st Legion have gone from battling Jedi to gender bias. The world's largest Imperial costuming organization is giving girls literal armor with which to protect themselves from bullies: a pint-sized Stormtrooper outfit built to the exact specifications of the original movies.Read More
Crowdfunding Imperial Code Cylinders? What's next? Someone's going to Kickstart a Death Star?
When someone tried to fund a Death Star on Kickstarter we may have had some unkind words about it, but this Indiegogo campaign to fund Imperial Code Cylinder USB drives? This we kind of love-- Unless it's the first step in a plan by the 501st Legion to build a Death Star and rule the galaxy.Read More