Upcoming Star Wars Comics

January 7, 2013 at 12:36 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Jedi News has been posting some first looks at upcoming Star Wars comics including a first look at the cover for Dark Times: Fire Carrier #3 and the cover for Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World #2.

Dark Times: Fire Carrier #3 April 3

Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World #2 April 24

Legacy Volume 1 Hardcover June 12

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #1 April 17

Lost Tribe of the Sith: Spiral TPB June 19

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USA Today Covers Star Wars in 2013

January 7, 2013 at 11:47 am | Posted in Art, Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars | 1 Comment

USA Today has a nice write up on what’s coming out this month for Star Wars. They cover the new ongoing comic series from Dark Horse simply titled Star Wars, including a first look at the cover for #4 and some new interior art (check out the slideshow at the bottom of their article). The article also covers Zahn’s new Han Solo heist novel Scoundrels, as well as season five of The Clone Wars. You can check out the article here.

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Examiner Interview with Paul S. Kemp

January 7, 2013 at 11:23 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Interview | Leave a comment
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Examiner.com posted an interview with author Paul S. Kemp discussing writing and his upcoming books. While Paul didn’t divulge any new details on his upcoming hardcover Star Wars duology, he did provide some ideas on what to expect in The Godborn.

“The Godborn” will take all of the story threads from The Erevis Cale Trilogy and The Twilight War and bring them to an explosive conclusion. One needn’t have read those previous trilogies to appreciate “The Godborn,” but those who have will possibly have a bit deeper of an experience with the story.

“The Godborn” will feature the breakneck action and (I hope) the nuanced characterization I’m know for, but thematically it’s very much the story (from lots of different angles) of the price that faith requires of believers, and, in the end, whether or not those believers are willing to pay that price.

“The Godborn” has a fairly sizeable cast, and some of the main characters (Princes Rivalen and Brennus of Shade, Drasek Riven) have featured prominently in my earlier Cale stories, while some of the main characters (Vasen Cale, son of Erevis Cale) are new.

Click here to read the full interview.

FANgirl Blog Interviews with Troy Denning, Part Two

January 7, 2013 at 11:20 am | Posted in Books, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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FANgirl Blog has posted part two of their interview with Star Wars author Troy Denning. Troy has some priceless comments about killing characters.

I was reading through the things that happen in the first book, which later became Vector Prime. When I read the part where Chewbacca dies, I think I phoned my friend Bob Salvatore and said, “Bob! I just read you’re killing Chewbacca!” He kind of chuckled and said, “Yeah. And wait until you see what you’re doing.” Then I was thinking, “Oh my God!”…

Skip ahead several years to Legacy of the Force. We were sitting around in the brainstorming session. We already knew who was writing the books just because of the way schedules worked out, and we’re planning all the plot lines. When we get to the end of book nine, somebody said, “Jacen dies,” and I nodded, “Yeah, okay. Jacen dies, that makes sense.” Then all of a sudden I realize that I’m writing that! I looked up and I said, “Wait a minute! So, I’m going to kill two Solo kids?” Everyone else in the room said, “Yeah.” So I said, “Uh-uh! I don’t want to do that!” We had a bit of discussion about alternatives but then we realized that it had to be done, and that I was the one who had to do it.

You can read the full interview here. If you missed part one, you can catch it here.

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Monday Funny: Do You Know Where Your AT-AT’s At?

January 7, 2013 at 10:23 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Outa Snow - Star Wars Fanbase(via Star Wars Fanbase)

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