Events 1977 – Star Wars (retroactively titled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is released in theatres.
Introduction Star Wars Day is an informal commemorative day observed annually on 04 May to celebrate George Lucas’s Star Wars media franchise. Observance of the day spread quickly through media and grassroots celebrations since the franchise began in 1977. The date originated from the pun “May the Fourth be with you”, a variant of the… Read More
Introduction The term expanded universe, sometimes called an extended universe, is generally used to denote the ‘extension’ of a media franchise (like a television programme or a series of feature films) with other media, generally comics and original novels. This typically involves new stories for existing characters already developed within the franchise, but in some… Read More