Tag Archives: Star Wars

Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017: Balance to the Force

Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention STGCC 2017 XM Studios Optimus Prime

A decade is a long time especially in the popular culture events scene in a crowded landscape here in Singapore. Reaching its 10th Birthday milestone this year is definitely a noteworthy achievement for the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) as it occupies 3 halls at the Sands Expo and Convention Center this year. STGCC 2017 sees a total …

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5 Reasons to Attend the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017

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With just 1 day away to the biggest East meets West popular culture, things are in high gear as the team behind this year’s Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2017 held its media preview yesterday. Sharing with members of the media what visitors can expect, this year’s event promises a kaleidoscope of comics, toys, games, manga, anime, cosplay …

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Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention (STGCC) Returns for its 10th Anniversary

STGCC 2016 Championshops of Cosplay Winners

Happening on the 9th & 10th of September at the Marina Bay Sands, event goers to STGCC 2017 can expect an entertaining weekend of pop culture and comic wonderland for both fun-loving families and passionate gamers, featuring the best of local and international toys, games, comics, anime and collectibles. On top of the usual line-up of activities, STGCC will also …

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In Conversation with Tom Taylor

STGCC 2016 Tom Taylor Interview Elliott Danker Booth

This STGCC 2016, Elliott Danker being the massive comic book fan, had the chance to speak to award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling comic book author, playwright and screenwriter, Tom Taylor. He is well known for his work on the DC Comics series Injustice: Gods Among Us and Earth-Two, Marvel’s Superior Iron Man and his many Star Wars works. …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

While waiting for the movie to start, my date looked with curiosity at the many geeks dressed up and taking photos at the gala screening while this public personality was trying to act cool both for his own image and for the sake of his date……oh please I’m probably the biggest geek out there. The hype was real, blue words …

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Star Wars Fan Events around the world

Just to get you in the mood for Star Wars: The Force Awakens which opens in cinemas 17 Dec, we’ve taken our picks for some of the nicest photos from Star Wars Fan events around the world. We start with Mexico city where a Q & A session was held The fun then headed to Seoul, South Korea Actor John …

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Daisy Ridley

This issue we’ve picked the new lead of the Star Wars franchise as our POP Babe and since she is in a Star Wars movie, you can be sure she will be a pop culture icon for years to come. English actress Daisy Ridley plays Rey in this month’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens and based on the fan events …

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5 Years On

Elliott Danker Kenneth Wong POPCulture Online

When Kenneth and I started POPCulture Online we had no idea how long we’d sustain it or how much reach we would end up having. It’s been an amazing journey I must say with the opportunity to have been official media for major pop culture events in Singapore like the Singapore Toys Games and Comics Convention as well as Gamestart …

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Oscar Isaac

In this month’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens,  Oscar Isaac and I play Poe Dameron and from what we gather so far, he’s an X-Wing fighter pilot for the resistance. Thanks to Walt Disney, we find out more about the star’s involvement in the film. How did you first get involved? Oscar Isaac: I got a call to come meet …

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Star Wars Battlefront PS4 Review

Star Wars Battlefront Review Fighter Squadron

Star Wars fever is upon us with Episode 7, Star Wars: The Force Awakens opening next month. As many fans including myself starts consuming all things Star Wars in anticipation for the movie, Electronic Arts and DICE brings to Star Wars fans the perfect holiday present, a game called Star Wars Battlefront. At first I was hesitant about popping the …

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Disney Infinity 3.0: Let’s talk about Star Wars!

Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Luke Skywalker Han Solo

It is no secret that Star Wars Episode 7 is about to hit movie theaters as we edge closer to Q4 2015. Disney’s acquisition of the Star Wars franchise also sees the Disney Infinity team produce not 1 but 3 playsets all slated to launch this year. For those who aren’t too familiar with Disney Infinity, the franchise combines toys …

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Disney’s Star Wars Rebels Special

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The empire strikes back with the latest animated action series, Star Wars Rebels. Premiering on the Disney Channel on 4th October, 11am and on Disney XD on 5th October, 8am, the animated series seeks to expand on the Star Wars universe. Receiving a special invitation to the Sandcrawler, Nicholas Kwan and Felix Chew make a trip down for the Disney’s Star …

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The Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention (STGCC) 2014

STGCC 2014 Stage Lenneth XVII Elliott Danker

Held at the Marina Bay Sands over the first weekend of September was the 7th edition of the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention (STGCC) which aimed to continue its tradition of being the coolest event to hit town. With the aim of bringing both western and eastern popular culture content to fans, Kenneth Wong checks out STGCC 2014 and …

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Hot Toys at STGCC 2014

STGCC 2014 Hot Toys Back To The Future Marty Mcfly

This is usually 3rd in line after the latest movie replicas from Hot Toys are featured in San Diego Comic Con and Anicom Hong Kong but this year it seemed extra special as Hot Toys rolled out their intentions for a massive Star Wars collaboration and in good time as well with Star Wars Episode VII scheduled for a Dec …

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Matt “Sekure D” Fabris,Lenneth XVII & Aliga Plus Many More Coming To STGCC 2014

STGCC 2014 - Lenneth XVII - Cosplay 2

With just three weeks before Singapore becomes a mecca for all things pop culture, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) unveils eight more pop culture personalities, starring designer Matt “Sekure D” Fabris whose customised sneaker art has been an international sensation. Joining him at this year’s Walk of Fame line-up at the annual convention are popular toy designers …

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