Tom Bacon

A prolific writer and film fan, Tom has a deep love of the superhero genre.

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Star Wars Returns To Mustafar — Why Is This World So Important To Darth Vader And The Dark Side?
9 months ago
Back in 2005, George Lucas brought his Prequel Trilogy to a close with the best of the bunch: Revenge of the Sith. This dark tale told the story of Anakin Skywalker's final fall to the Dark Side, and ...
Tragic, but Not Untimely: Star Trek: Discovery Reveals How Important Character Deaths Should Be Handled on TV
9 months ago
Star Trek: Discovery has launched to a breathtaking debut — and all signs are that it's been a huge success for CBS. The network's reported a record number for single-day sign-ups for CBS All Access, ...
Remain Klingon: How the Villains of Star Trek: Discovery Present a Philosophical Critique of American Politics
9 months ago
The first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery were breathtaking science-fiction, daring to boldly go where the franchise has never gone before. The series has given us a fascinating glimpse of Klingo...
To 'Episode IX' And Beyond: Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy Hints At The Future Of Star Wars
9 months ago
We're only a month away from the theatrical release of The Last Jedi, and fan excitement really couldn't be higher. But Lucasfilm is looking far beyond this year's movie, and beyond even next year's S...
Grand Admiral Thrawn Is Set To Return In A Newly-Announced 'Star Wars' Novel
9 months ago
Star Wars is back and bigger than ever. As any Star Wars fan will attest, there's a lot more to this beloved galaxy far, far away than just a series of blockbuster movies. For over 20 years, the franc...
Rey Will Team up with Han Solo & Chewbacca Once Again in the New Star Wars Forces of Destiny Special
9 months ago
Back in July, Lucasfilm launched a whole new project — Star Wars Forces of Destiny! A unique series of animated short stories, these were released on YouTube to popular acclaim, so it comes as no surp...