Star Wars poster exhibit - Bridging Art & Science - Exploration Place - POPnology

A new national traveling exhibit is opening up at Exploration Place in Wichita, KS, that looks at how pop culture, sci-fi films and other mediums have fired imaginations and influenced modern-day and future technologies. “POPnology: From SciFi to WiFi” opens January 28, 2021 and will run through Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Wichita's science center.

Siegfried Gross Interview - "Star Wars" - German Designs & Illustrations

We have a special treat for Star Wars poster fans today. Did you ever wonder why the German Star Wars Saga promotional campaigns had their own unique designs and concepts? - Thomas Nixdorf has graciously forwarded to us his October '19 interview and photos with graphic artist and illustrator Siegfried Groß. A big thanks to both of them for this awesome interview. (Interview posted below in both English and German)

Interview Siegfried Groß
"Star Wars"

Interview from 3rd October 2019


Kylo Ren looms, fiery reds emanating from the cracks in his repaired helmet. The Millennium Falcon soars upward. A fleet of Star Destroyers waits menacingly. And at the heart of it all is Rey, with a look of steely determination in her eyes and her lightsaber in hand, ready to handle the burden and stakes of what lies ahead. This is the imagery atop the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker theatrical poster, a lush and emotional image befitting the final film of the Skywalker saga.

The Rise of Skywalker Advance Teaser Poster

During the first big panel at Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago today, we got a glimpse of the new teaser trailer and Episode IX's title for the upcoming film called "The Rise of Skywalker". The poster was then shown off in the middle of J.J. Abrams' panel with members of the cast.

The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles

Since the first film debuted in 1977, Star Wars has dominated the collecting landscape like no other franchise. With record prices set in the world of action figures, and the spirited pursuit of movie posters, comic books, video games, novels and other niches showing no end in sight, the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide has turned its attention to The Overstreet Price Guide To Star Wars Collectibles. In addition to detailed pricing, this volume will be packed with insights and collecting tips from experienced enthusiasts, dealers and more!

Ever wonder how the National Screen Service printed the inserts and half-sheets?

Here are two pictures that show how the National Screen Service printed the half-sheets and inserts together on the same 30" x 36" heavy poster stock. These are uncut proofs from the Return of the Jedi style "B" international half-sheet & inserts, and the '85 re-release half-sheet & inserts versions.

Norwegian Star Wars (Stjernekrigen) newspaper Advertisement

Norwegian Star Wars newspaper ad. (Originalmusikken Får De Hos Deres Forhandler!) - Original Music You Get At Your Dealer!