New Books on the Horizon: Star Wars and History

July 6, 2011 at 10:36 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Perhaps an essay on how Germany influenced the creation of the Empire?

The New York Times revealed Sunday that a new project is underway, and George Lucas is on board. Star Wars and History is a book planned for 2013 with publisher John Wiley & Sons. The book will be composed of essays that take a look at how history made it’s way into Star Wars. The essays will be around 5,000 to 7,000 words each and will be contributed by numerous individuals. The project is being headed by Pace University history professor Nancy Reagin and Laurentian University associate professor Janice Liedl, both in cooperation with George Lucas. Also of particular interest is the mention of the project turning into a series that would follow up with books on science and politics. The premise sounds rather intriguing. You can read the full article here.

Posted By: Skuldren

Preview of Invasion: Revelations #1

July 6, 2011 at 9:41 am | Posted in Comic Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , unveiled a three page preview of the upcoming Invasion: Revelations #1. Written by Tom Taylor, and illustrated by artist Colin Wilson, Revelations #1 will be out July 13. Click here to view the preview.

As the invading Yuuzhan Vong penetrate deeper into the galaxy, the Jedi fight back!

But one Jedi in training has taken a different path: Finn Galfridian, under the guidance of the mysterious Master Dray, infiltrates Coruscant and discovers revelations about the leaders of the New Republic that could lead to disaster!

For collectors, Revelations #1 will also be available with a 25th Anniversary Dark Horse cover by artist Dave Dorman.

Writer: Tom Taylor

Artist: Colin Wilson

Colorist: Wes Dzioba

Cover Artist: Chris Scalf (25th Anniversary Cover Artist: Dave Dorman)

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Databurst From the 501st

July 6, 2011 at 12:01 am | Posted in 501st, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering event news from July 6th through July 12th. Be sure to mark your calendars and show your support.

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