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January 24, 2014 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Fantasy, Interview, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books News

  • Author Kevin J. Anderson has wrapped up another Dan Shamble Zombie P.I. novel as well as a new short story which includes some Star Wars nods…

And, it’s off—final copy-edted ms. of Dan Shamble, Zombie PI SLIMY UNDERBELLY, and so is the Shamble story “Role Model” about murder at a cosplay convention for FICTION RIVER –Kevin J. Anderson

“This time a murder’s getting in the way—Star Wars fan dressed up in a stormtrooper outfit found dead with a stake through his heart. Turns out he was a vampire. We’ve got a Klingon as our main witness.” Yes, I love writing new Dan Shamble, Zombie PI stories! –Kevin J. Anderson

Dan Shamble’s new case, ROLE MODEL: “A Mandalorian “Boba Fett” bounty hunter sneered at a colorful figure of Kenny from South Park, saying, “He’s no good to me dead.” –Kevin J. Anderson

  • Author Timothy Zahn has also finished up a new book, Cobra Outlaw.

I’ve now finished COBRA OUTLAW, the second book of the Cobra Rebellion trilogy, and sent it off to Jim Minz, my editor at Baen Books. I’ve also finished “Knife’s Edge,” my fourth “Basil & Moebius” novelette for the upcoming series of graphic novels (I’ll let you know when those start coming out). Next on the agenda: A CALL TO ARMS, my second Honorverse collaboration with David Weber. –Timothy Zahn

Comic News

  • Random House now has an image up for the cover of The Star Wars Limited Edition.

Fandom News

  • Star Wars author John Jackson Miller wrote a guest article over on Shadowhawk’s Shade talking about naming characters, especially his Star Wars characters.
  • Star Wars author Drew Karpyshyn has started a “how to be a writer” themed series of posts over on his website. You can check out part two here which includes a link to part one.
  • Cozmic Toys has a 1:1 scale incinerator trooper helmet.
  • Her Universe is now on Amazon.


  • The Wolfpack has been posting some interviews online lately including an episode with Star Wars author Troy Denning, and one with John Jackson Miller.
  • Mark Hamill did a great Ask Me Anything over on reddit that’s definitely worth checking out. Mark answered a wide array of questions and gave some great answers.

Rumor News

  • Latino Review is speculating a Pixar Star Wars movie may be in the works.

Television News

  • Executive producer Simon Kinberg spoke with Entertainment Weekly yesterday about the new Star Wars television show.
  • Jedi News (via Jedi Bibliothek) has synopsis descriptions for three episodes of TCW bonus content.
  • According to Lucasfilm Animation Supervisor Keith Kellogg, the animation for Star Wars Rebels episode 1 has been completed.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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