Bryan Young

Bryan Young (he/they) works across many different media. His work as a writer and producer has been called "filmmaking gold" by The New York Times. He's also published comic books with Slave Labor Graphics and Image Comics.

He's been a regular contributor for the Huffington Post,, Star Wars Insider magazine, SYFY, /Film, and was the founder and editor in chief of the geek news and review site Big Shiny Robot!

In 2014, he wrote the critically acclaimed history book, A Children’s Illustrated History of Presidential Assassination. He co-authored Robotech: The Macross Saga RPG and has written five books in the BattleTech Universe: Honor's Gauntlet, A Question of Survival, Fox Tales, Without Question, and the forthcoming VoidBreaker. His latest non-fiction tie-in book, The Big Bang Theory Book of Lists is a #1 Bestseller on Amazon. His work has won two Diamond Quill awards and in 2023 he was named Writer of the Year by the League of Utah Writers. He teaches writing for Writer’s Digest, Script Magazine, and at the University of Utah.

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Darth Maul’s Legacy Is So Much Bigger Than 'The Phantom Menace'

Darth Maul changed the Star Wars game — before and after he died.

ByBryan Young

'The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles' was a Testbed for the Prequels

“It was the beginning of digital effects.”

ByBryan Young
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Star Wars Wouldn’t Be the Same Without Genndy Tartakovsky’s 'Clone Wars'

Tartakovsky’s cartoon left an indelible impact on Star Wars.

ByBryan Young