Cashing in on Star Wars

With only a little over 2 weeks before the latest Star Wars movie Rogue One sneaks into cinemas here, brands are going into hyperdrive with #simisaialsostarwars. Starting with Citibank. The consumer-friendly bank released tickets on Nov 28 (Monday) to watch the latest Star Wars adventure on iMAX, 3D BEFORE anyone else on the planet has a chance to see what goes into making an interplanetary death ray.

In the interest of the hunt, here’s a list of what other #simisaialsostarwars activities you can look forward to, starting with…

Quick links: Uber | Gold Class | Supermama | Typo | The Falcon’s Hangar | Elohim by Sabrina Goh | Vivocity | Citibank | SMRT

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Mace and Palpatine: The Force is strong with Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Star Wars #1 comicbook launch Jan 17, 2015: The Gallery

Sith Lord Darth Vader graced the launch party of Marvel's Star Wars #1 comic.

Sith Lord Darth Vader graced the launch party of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 comic.

ICYMI: The Star Wars #1 comic by Marvel was launched at Atom comics with much fanfare. The lauded event started unassumingly at around 1pm, as early birds strolled in and picked up a couple or more copies of the million-copy record comic.

If you haven’t got the comic, read our review here.

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Is Marvel’s Star Wars #1 worth the cover price?

We are, by no means, avid comic book collectors nor appraisers of fine comics but Marvel’s Star Wars #1 does boast a few “firsts”.

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Cover art of Marvel's Star Wars #1 by John Cassaday. Image: Marvel (Entertainment Weekly)

Cover art of Marvel’s Star Wars #1 by John Cassaday. Image: Marvel (Entertainment Weekly)

It is the first of the Star Wars franchise to return to Marvel after the company handled official adaptations and held a Star Wars series along with the original trilogy.

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