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In October 2012, the Walt Disney Company paid more than $4 billion to acquire Lucasfilms, the film and production company responsible for Howard the Duck. But Disney, despite its history and success with duck characters, wasn’t after Howard; in buying Lucasfilms, it also bought the rights to the Star Wars franchise. Soon after the purchase, Disney announced a new Star Wars ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published August 15th 2013 by Intellect Ltd
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Courtney
Sep 30, 2016 Courtney rated it it was ok
I hoped for more, but I'd only consider 2 of the essays to be usable.
Amr Ramadan
May 06, 2015 Amr Ramadan rated it did not like it
I was looking for a book that deconstructed how George Lucas created what is possibly the largest fan community for a commercial product. Unfortunately, this book turned out to be a mediocre collection of essays that barely delved into the creation of that fan-based culture. Most often than not, the essays felt like an analysis of the films, and not of the fandom! I will give Fan Cultures by Matthew Hills a try sometime.
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