The Rogue One VFX reel offers a look behind the effects used to reanimate Grand Moff Tarkin, one of the Star Wars franchise's first villains.
Jim is a freelance writer who started writing for CBR in 2013. He had worked previously at Comics Buyer's Guide since 1997 as a writer, reviewer, and online columnist. He has also written for other various comics-related publications and websites, covered comic conventions, and appeared in video commentaries. Occasionally, he's been known to interview creative professionals including comic writers and artists, actors, and musicians. His love of pop culture began with Star Wars, followed by comics shortly thereafter. Forever a rock n roll aficionado, he's also an unapologetic KISS and Trans-Siberian Orchestra fan. And he's always willing to try a new hot sauce or microbrew – especially if someone else is buying. He also fancies himself as a photographer now and again. If you're nice, he can be found on Twitter as @QuiGonJimm.
Articles by Jim Johnson
Tim Drake's origin and history are recapped in a captivating refresher, while Mr. Oz's role in Rebirth might have just been tweaked.
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The series finale attempts to set things right, but after the events of Secret Empire, can Captain America's reputation be restored so quickly?
Skybound Entertainment's Sean Mackiewicz joins artist Niko Walter for a well-characterized and nicely paced genre-blending series.
Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's first issue explores established mysteries and unveils a shocking reveal that rivals DC Universe: Rebirth.
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