Tosche Station Radio Giving Away A Signed Copy Of FotJ: Apocalypse

March 5, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

Did you miss out on your chance to win a copy of Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse signed by Christie Golden, Aaron Allston, and Troy Denning? Don’t fret, our official podcast is giving away a second copy!

Simply drop a link in the comments to your piece of fanwork or link it to us via Twitter. Nanci and Brian will select a winner and announce it in episode 8. Thanks to Roqoo Depot for providing the prize.

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Breaking News: Karen Marie Moning’s “Fever Moon” cover art revealed

March 5, 2012 at 11:40 am | Posted in Comic Books, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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The cover art to Karen Marie Moning’s Fever Moon, which is adapted by David Lawrence, has been revealed! Ms. Moning posted the cover art on her Facebook page just minutes ago. The cover, illustrated by Al Rio, will be posted on shortly; however, Karen wanted to give her fans the first look. Fever Moon has a release date of July 10, 2012 and will be a full color graphic novel with 150+ pages. This graphic novel is based on her Fever characters Mac and Barrons and their adventures together; it takes place chronologically during the timeline in her book Shadowfever. Keep checking back with Roqoo Depot for more on Karen Marie Moning’s upcoming releases. Don’t forget to catch the Fever!



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Happy Birthday, Randy Stradley

March 5, 2012 at 10:27 am | Posted in Birthday, Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment

A very happy 56 to Dark Horse VP, Randy Stradley.  Randy started his comics career in 1984 at Marvel with the 86th issue of their Star Wars series.  He eventually became the VP and business partner of Dark Horse founder, Mike Richardson.  With the reorganization of Dark Horse’s Star Wars line in 2002 (after the AOTC release) Randy became Star Wars Senior Editor.  It’s a position he still holds.

Randy Stradley has written under the names of Mick Harrison and Welles Hartley.  He is also an imperial officer.

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Monday Funny: How the Rebellion Fund Raises

March 5, 2012 at 10:25 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Regular Feature | Leave a comment
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Newsarama Interview with James Arnold Taylor

March 5, 2012 at 9:59 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

Newsarama posted an interview with The Clone Wars voice actor James Arnold Taylor on Friday. The interview includes exclusive pictures from the new Darth Maul episodes as well as some video clips.

James, let’s start by talking Clone Wars. This big final arc of the season sees the return of Darth Maul. While the initial encounter between Darth Maul and Obi-Wan was of course not played by you in the live action film, this is going to be a big thing for your character. What do you do to build up to something that is this momentous for the character, but is playing off of something you didn’t initially take part in? 

JAT: Well, you watch that confrontation, you watch the film, you know. I watched Phantom Menace again to reconnect with specifically that scene. Usually when I’m watching the prequels, watching what Ewan McGregor did or studying him in any way, or even studying the original films to study Sir Alec Guinness, I am zoned into the whole character. With this, I felt I really need to concentrate on just that scene and what’s happening. The whole thing for me is he didn’t kill him! And he cut off Anakin’s limbs, and he didn’t kill him! He never gets to really get that in! There’s all that rage, it’s really important for the whole arc of Obi-Wan Kenobi, because it’s the one time he really gives in to that more carnal side of himself. He’s just going, “that’s it, you’re done, you’re toast.”

You can read the full interview here which includes a lot of nice insight into the upcoming episodes.

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New Production Notes for ‘Lost Tribe of the Sith’

March 5, 2012 at 9:38 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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John Jackson miller has posted his production notes for Lost Tribe of the Sith: Purgatory, Sentinel, and Pantheon. You can check them out here.

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New Star Wars Comic Covers

March 5, 2012 at 9:31 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has revealed a few new Star Wars comic covers on their Facebook page.

Continue Reading New Star Wars Comic Covers…

New Release: ‘Lost Tribe of the Sith – Secrets’ eBook

March 5, 2012 at 9:20 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Lost Tribe of the Sith: Secrets is out today. This is the eighth eBook in the Lost Tribe of the Sith series by John Jackson Miller. It is available for free download here on Amazon or via Random House here. If you’re holding out for the print collection, Lost Tribe of the Sith: The Collected Stories won’t be out on July 31st.

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Winner of the signed ‘Apocalypse’ Contest

March 5, 2012 at 9:08 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
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And the winner is…Keith Voss. Congratulations!

For everyone who didn’t win, there is still one more chance to get a hold of a signed copy of Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse. We will announce the details for our second giveaway tomorrow.

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Book Review: ‘A Princess of Mars’ by Edgar Rice Burroughs

March 5, 2012 at 7:55 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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John Carter hits movies theaters on March 9th. For those of you who don’t know, the movie is based on the book A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Kindle eBook version of A Princess of Mars is available for free on Amazon. Having read it, I can tell you it may be worth your time to read, even for a 100 year old story. Click here to read the full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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