James Arnold Taylor Chat Next Week

August 30, 2013 at 10:03 am | Posted in Books, Events, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars Books announced that they will be holding a live Facebook chat with Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actor James Arnold Taylor next week. The chat will be held on the Star Wars Books Facebook page on Wednesday September 4th at 3:00 PM EDT. They also mentioned that they are working on lining up another chat for a future date with Kenobi author John Jackson Miller, so be sure to get your Obi-Wan questions ready.

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Around the Web

August 30, 2013 at 12:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Episode VII, Humor, Interview, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here’s this week’s look at news around the web.


  • Aaron Allston has a new short story (“Epistoleros”) out in the anthology Shadows of the New Sun. You can check it out on Amazon. You can also check out his author notes for free right here.


  • Massive Fantastic posted an interview with Star Wars artist Dan Scott who has worked on comic covers for series such as Legacy, Knights of the Old Republic and Rebellion.
  • Tom Taylor has a new comic project coming up. Sadly it’s not Star Wars, but Tom usually puts out some good stuff, so this may be worth checking out. It’s called M.I.D.A.S. and will be out in November from Gestalt Comics.

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‘Kenobi’ Roundup

August 30, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Art, Books, Interview, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 3 Comments
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Kenobi by John Jackson Miller hit bookshelves this week. Here is a roundup of all the reviews, interviews and extras.


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‘Fan Phenomena – Star Wars’ Winner

August 30, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

And the winner of a free copy of Fan Phenomena – Star Wars is…

Marc Hodge! Congratulations!

We want to thank everyone who entered our Fan Phenomena – Star Wars contest and sent us pictures of their awesome collections. We also want to thank Intellect Books for providing a giveaway copy. You can check out more of their books on their official site including other sci-fi franchises in the Fan Phenomena series.

Be sure to keep an eye out for more giveaways in the near future! Especially if you’re a fan of Jeffrey Brown (hint hint).

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50 Page Excerpt of ‘Razor’s Edge’

August 29, 2013 at 7:03 pm | Posted in Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Random House has a 50 page excerpt from Martha Wells’ upcoming novel Razor’s Edge which includes the dramatis personae and chapters one through three. Click here to check it out (it’s in the “Look Inside” feature).

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TFAW Variant Cover for ‘The Star Wars #1’

August 29, 2013 at 1:39 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Things From Another World has an exclusive variant cover for The Star Wars #1. You can get it here.

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‘Menace of the Sith’ Trailer

August 29, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Posted in Star Wars, Television | Leave a comment
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Part two of the LEGO The Yoda Chronicles, “Menace of the Sith”, will be on TV next week. You can check out the trailer below.

“Menace of the Sith” airs on September 4th on Cartoon Network at 8:00 PM EDT. If you missed out on part one, you can tune in early at 7:30 PM EDT for the replay.

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Review: Legacy 2 #6: Sith Vs Sith

August 29, 2013 at 10:53 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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legacy 2 #6The new arc of Legacy 2 : Sith vs. Sith is out and you can read our review here.  As always spoilers abound.

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The Star Wars Primer

August 29, 2013 at 7:24 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | 7 Comments

Dark Horse Comics will be launching a new comic series next week titled simply The Star Wars. Scripted by J.W. Rinzler from the initial movie draft written by George Lucas, the eight issue mini-series will feature art by Mike Mayhew and an assortment of variant covers. But the biggest aspect will the shock factor. This is not a series with the characters and landscapes we are so familiar with. The is a series where everything is re-imagined through a different lense, a giant ‘what if’ that will have familiar names and ideas taken in completely different directions. In order to get readers primed for the shock, we’ve gather a nice little roundup of pre-release info and images. Continue Reading The Star Wars Primer…

Podcasts in Review

August 29, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment

All Wings Report In: Episode VIII has a discussion with Rachel from Sunrider Base who talks about costumes, members and conventions. They also interview Tony Troxell, one of the founders of the Rebel Legion who provides some cool insight on the early days of the group. It’s a great episode worth checking out if you’d like to learn more about the Rebel Legion and its members.

Curto Burns Collectors Cast: The August 22, 2013 episode includes James’ side of things with Caravan of the Force and Star Wars Celebration Europe. Steve Sansweet stops by. James and Dan look back at SDCC, and of course there’s toy reviews and news. Rather enjoyable episode.

Full of Sith: Episode XXXIV has special guest Jesse Hildreth on the show. Jesse was a senior Lighter on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and is a long time friend of Bryan’s. They share some fun memories, and Jesse talks about some of his fun experiences working on the show. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

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