Big Apple Comic Con May 21-22

May 20, 2011 at 1:39 pm | Posted in Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Tomorrow another comic con will be kicking off as the Big Apple Comic Con gets underway. Among the attendees are Star Wars notables Dan Fogler (Fanboys), Bonnie Piesse (Beru Lars in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith), Dave Fox (illustrator for Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith), Brian Kong (artist for Star Wars: Galaxy 6), Luke Ross (artist), Bob Wiacek (inker), and Daxiong Guo (artist for Star Wars Adventures: Luke Skywalker and the Treasure of the Dragonsnakes, and Star Wars Adventures: Boba Fett and the Ship of Fear).

For more information you can visit the official site here.

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Dallas Comic Con May 21-22

May 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | Posted in Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

The Dallas Comic Con kicks off tomorrow running all weekend (May 21-22) and featuring a slew of celebrities. Some of the biggest name guests include Carrie Fischer, Stan Lee, and Leonard Nemoy, but many others will be in attendance including some Star Wars notables…

  • Richard Leparmentier (portrayed Admiral Motti in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
  • Cal Slayton (sketch card artist)
  • Lawrence Reynolds (Star Wars artist for TOPPS)
  • Scott Zirkel (sketch card artist)
  • Jason Adams (Star Wars Galaxy 5 & 6 TOPPS artist)
  • Robert Luedke (sketch card artist)

The two day convention will be taking place in the 300,000 square foot Irving Convention Centre. You can find out more by visiting their official site here.

Behind the Blaster Bolt: Star Wars The Old Republic and Combat Audio

May 20, 2011 at 12:16 pm | Posted in Star Wars News, Video Games | Leave a comment

Over on the Star Wars The Old Republic website they’ve release a new game development post that looks into the stages involved in creating the sounds for the game. In this instance Audio Designer Scott Morton takes a detailed look at how the sound file for a bounty Huhter’s rail shot laser was created, layer by layer, as well as how the various classes will have slightly different sounds. You can check it all out here followed by a short Q & A covering the art aspects in the game.

And if you’re looking for some fan art, check out the new Fan Friday post.

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Daniel Wallace Talks About Talk Like Yoda Day

May 20, 2011 at 11:44 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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For those who didn’t know, tomorrow is May 21st the 31st anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and the debut of Yoda. To celebrate the event, every May 21st is the unofficial Talk Like Yoda Day. Getting a head start, the St. Petersburg Times did a short interview with Star Wars author Daniel Wallace discussing Yoda’s peculiarities be it his speech patterns or his cooking.

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