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Move Over, Comic Book Guy: Philly Comics Store Prizes Diversity In Its Heroes

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Gone with the Wind has sold more than 200 million tickets — most of them back when there were far fewer people on the planet. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Superlatives Notwithstanding, Even 'The Force' Has Its Limits

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Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, was the central figure in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But she was far from a central figurine when it came to the movie's tie-in toys and games. David James/Lucasfilm hide caption

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The Intimidating Task Behind This Season's Cutest Breakout Star

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Rekindling The Spirit Of A Galaxy Far, Far Away In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

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Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 1999. Keith Hamshere/Lucasfilm/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Why The Politics Of The 'Star Wars' Universe Makes No Sense

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WATCH: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Take On 'Star Wars'

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Customization Is Key: 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Makes Space For Gamers Of All Stripes

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