Darth Maul Then & Now- Let Your Geek Sideshow Podcast
Susan and Kitty are channeling the Dark Side of the Force to discuss a Sith Lord whose brief on-screen appearance became a rise to infamy throughout the Star Wars films, comics and animation. From his cool look to his even cooler lightsaber- It’s Darth Maul Then & Now!
What happens when pop culture enthusiasts from different generations swap tales of their favorite modern and classic stories? Let Your Geek Sideshow presents… Then & Now– a pop culture podcast!
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This Star Wars Sith Lord who became a fast fan-favorite from the moment he revealed himself to the Jedi in The Phantom Menace. Despite his apparent demise at the hands of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose up even stronger and more popular as the saga continued, taking on a new life in animation and comics, and even the Star Wars anthology films. Fans clambered for more information on Darth Maul, whose brief initial appearance made an incredible impression on audiences- he was visually striking and consumed by rage- a new type of Sith we had yet to see.
After getting back on his feet, he made appearances across the galaxy, from Clone Wars to Rebels to most recently in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Throughout his journey, he embodies the ideals of the Sith and his rage and hatred only grow as he faces off against fighters and Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano. From his cool look to his even cooler lightsaber, Darth Maul has cemented his place as a core Star Wars villains for every generation of fan.
If you are interested in following Darth Maul throughout the Star Wars Saga, be sure to check out the following sources:
- Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
- Star Wars: Clone Wars Seasons 4 and 5
- Star Wars Rebels
- Star Wars: Darth Maul Vol. 1
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