May 28, 2014

New Blog on Malevolence and Bismarck

My latest blog is up at, exploring how the saga of the German battleship Bismarck inspired The Clone Wars megaship Malevolence. Find it at:

April 10, 2014

My Latest Historical Commentary in Marvel Iron Man #24

In this week's issue of Iron Man #24, I provided a bonus commentary about the History of Elves. To unlock this content, use your Marvel Augmented Reality app on page two of the comic.

March 22, 2014

From World War to Clone Wars: Now on

My latest blog for is now available! Check it out here:

February 19, 2014

How the War Built the Millennium Falcon

In my latest installment over at the official Star Wars blog, I show the many connections that the galaxy's most famous pirate ship was inspired by World War II. You can read it now at

January 16, 2014

Kicking Off My Monthly Blog at

The first of my monthly blog posts is now available at Over the coming months, I'll be sharing all the ways that World War II inspired and shares connections to the Star Wars galaxy. From veterans, to bombers, to music and more, I will argue that World War II inspired more elements of Star Wars than any other single source.

Check every month for more!

November 12, 2013

Remembering the Veterans of Star Wars

My first historical piece for the official Star Wars blog has now been posted on See how World War II veterans helped build the Star Wars galaxy.

October 11, 2013

Hear Me in Marvel Avengers: Endless Wartime

My first contribution to the Marvel AR (Augmented Reality) app is now available as part of the new Original Graphic Novel, Avengers: Endless Wartime. In this first historical commentary, I speak to the Nazi Wunderwaffe program and its impact on World War II.

You can see the bonus content now on YouTube: