Star Wars: Crucible Update

July 17, 2012 at 9:38 pm | Posted in Star Wars Books | 1 Comment

We have received new information on Troy Denning’s Star Wars: Crucible from the Random House Spring 2013 catalog:

Convention promotion at San Diego Comic Con (7/12), Star Wars Celebration VI (8/12), and New York Comic Con (10/12)

AN ADVENTURE FOR ALL STAR WARS FANS! Everybody’s favorite characters spotlighted in a rousing adventure just like they shared in the “old days” of the classic movies.

FATE OF THE JEDI FOLLOW-UP: Releasing a year after Apocalypse, this is the first book to follow the popular nine-book Fate of the Jedi series. As such it will be eagerly aniticipated by fans desperate to know what’s in store for their beloved Star Wars heroes.

A PERFECT ENTRY POINT FOR NEW READERS! Even if you’ve never read a Star Wars novel before, how could you not be curious to see how our beloved trio of heroes—with the wisdom of age and experience that belie their years—fare in a brand-new heart-pounding tale of action and adventure?

STANDALONE STORY! No need to read multiple books in a series—just jump right in and ride a single rollercoaster from cover to cover.

SETS UP NEW SERIES: With this book, Han, Luke, and Leia are passing the torch to the next generation of Star Wars heroes, and the stage will be set for the next major Star Wars series.

THE HEROES RETURN: This will be the first cover to feature Han, Luke, and Leia since the 1990s!

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING STAR WARS AUTHOR! Troy Denning, just having completed the New York Times bestselling Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi series, is a fan favorite.

So it would seem that after years of waiting the next generation is finally ready for the spotlight after this book!!

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Gestalt Comics joins forces with Kevin J. Anderson

July 17, 2012 at 9:28 am | Posted in Comic Books, News | Leave a comment

Gestalt Comics has signed on author and comic writer Kevin J. Anderson for a yet to be revealed “big project.” Gestalt Comics is the largest comics publisher in Australia and is the publisher of Tom Taylor’s The Deep. I’m pretty excited to see that Kevin J. Anderson is onboard with them now, and according to Kevin, we should see an announcement on what that project is in the next couple days.

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Skiffy and Fanty Interview Paul S. Kemp

July 17, 2012 at 9:03 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Interview | Leave a comment
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Paul S. Kemp appeared on The Skiffy and Fanty Show podcast where he talks about fantasy, writing, and The Hammer and the Blade. Click here to listen.

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Big Shiny Robot Interview Tom Taylor

July 17, 2012 at 8:46 am | Posted in Comic Books, Interview | Leave a comment
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Big Shiny Robot scored an interview with Tom Taylor at San Diego Comic Con 2012.

Be sure to like the video. You can check out their interview notes here.

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How many meatbags does it take to bring back the HK droids?

July 17, 2012 at 8:25 am | Posted in Star Wars News, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Video Games | 3 Comments

Well whatever the answer, the team behind Star Wars: The Old Republic has made it happen, and HK-51 is coming!

Big thanks to Darth Hater for posting this on Youtube.

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Round Five of Celebration VI Art

July 17, 2012 at 7:20 am | Posted in Art, Celebration, Conventions, Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Tags: , , , , has posted the final batch of exclusive art prints that will be available at Star Wars Celebration VI. Artists include Katie Cook, David Rabbitte, Cat Staggs, and Spencer Brinkerhoff. While Rabbitte’s ‘Ally or Enemy’ piece is visually stunning, I really like the nod to the Ewoks in Cat Stagg’s untitled piece. Continue Reading Round Five of Celebration VI Art…

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