It is the 40th anniversary of the release of STAR WARS and we’re looking back on memories of growing up surrounded by the tales of a galaxy far, far away….
It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet.
Some have called it “The Year Comics Grew Up” and arguably 1986 stands as the most pivotal year for the modern comic book industry. So many of the stories and character changes that occurred then have affected the mythos of the characters, whether in comic book, animated, or live action form. John flies solo this time to talk a little bit about 1986 in comics!
Houston, we have a problem! Space Camp was a fun kids movie from the 80s that was released at exactly the wrong time. Today, when interest in the sciences and engineering is higher than ever, this movie still resonates with audiences today. Join us as we head off into the stars with SpaceCamp!