Goodbye, Janson…

Fellow Geeks and Star Wars Fans-

We lost another fan favorite.  British actor Ian Liston has passed away a few days ago.  He played Wes Janson in The Empire Strikes Back, who served as Wedge’s tail gunner during the snowspeeder scene.  Ian also played a second, lesser-known role that makes for an interesting story.

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Girl Stormtroopers?!?! Impossible!!!

Recently, while at the Retro Gaming Expo, J Cody’s wife Sarah and I were checking out a 6″ Black Series Captain Phasma and she told me an amusing anecdote.  Their son, Everett, who hasn’t seen episode 7 yet, found out that Captain Phasma is female and freaked out!

“You can’t have girl stormtroopers, Mom, ‘cuz all stormtroopers are clones!!!”

Well, young Everett, I have something to show you…

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