Around the Web

September 30, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Star Wars: Complete Locations by Jason Fry came out this week from DK Books.
  • Del Rey has also released the Thrawn Trilogy with the new covers. Be wary of ordering online as the ISBN numbers are the same.
  • Star Wars Galactic Maps has a new cover.

  • Author John Jackson Miller has launched his new webstore which includes signed books.

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Podcasts in Review

September 29, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Ausfans Radio: Episode 31 features a great interview with author John Jackson Miller covering his new trilogy Star Trek: Prey. They talk about Prey, the films, the tv series, his previous Star Trek stories, and what else he has coming out. Good audio quality and very impressive for an international interview as those don’t typically have the best audio quality. Good one to check out.

Beltway Banthas: Episode XIII is a fun one as they spotlight the Star Wars character Mas Amedda and discuss his role in the politics of Star Wars. I have to admit, I’d never really considered how important his character would have been, and it definitely seems a shame that Chuck Wendig didn’t play up on that a little better in Life Debt. They do talk about the character’s role in Life Debt which could be considered a little spoilery if you haven’t read that book yet. This episode features guest Mike DeRose. If you’re an Amedda fan, you’ll love this one, and if you’re not, you might just come away with a better understanding of the character.

Bombad Radio: In Memory of Eric Cone episode pays homage to their friend and Bombad Radio contributor Eric Cone who recently passed. They talk about his deep fandom, his love for Batman, Star Trek and the creators and artists, and they share memories of the good times they had. Nice episode which manages to stay upbeat while still paying tribute to a lost friend. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #23’ & ‘Legacy Vol. 1’

September 28, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #23

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure cover), Mike Deodato (sketch cover), and Jorge Molina

The rebels have pulled off the impossible…they’ve stolen a Star Destroyer. But why? To what end? Can they hold her together? And who’s in charge of this madness, anyway — Han or Leia?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy Vol. 1 TPB

Writers: John Ostrander and Jan Duursema
Pencillers: Jan Duursema, Travel Foreman, Adam Dekraker and Colin Wilson
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes

Head far into the future of long ago! A new evil has arisen, shattering a resurgent Empire and seeking to put an end to the Jedi once and for all. The Sith Lord Darth Krayt sits on the throne. Only one hope remains — the last remaining heir to the Skywalker legacy. Cade may be strong in the Force — but years after a tragedy, he is a bounty hunter, working with Jariah Syn and Deliah Blue. When he reluctantly finds himself at the center of galactic turmoil, Cade may be forced to embrace his heritage. But will the path on which he embarks be one of redemption, or damnation? Collecting STAR WARS: LEGACY (2006) #0-19.

Details: 464 pages, Rated T+, $39.99

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Databurst From the 501st

September 28, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from September 28 to October 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 28

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Mission, KS for Book Fair Family Night at Rushton Elementary from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be at the Northampton Film Festival Opening Night.
  • UK Garrison will be in Guildford for The Charles Ross One Man Star Wars Show at G Live from 7:15 to 8:00 PM.

September 29

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Alpharetta, GA and Kennesaw, GA for Toys R Us Rogue One midnight events from 11:30 PM to 2:00 AM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for May the Force Run With You Pride Stride.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Olympic Park for EB Games Expo.
  • UK Garrison will be in Bristol, Glasgow, London, Oldbury and Warrington for Force Friday at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM, and in Bracknell for The Charles Ross One Man Star Wars Show at South Hill Park Theatre from 7:15 to 8:00 PM.

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New Release: ‘Hell’s Heart’ by John Jackson Miller

September 27, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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Hell’s Heart, the first book in the Star Trek: Prey trilogy by John Jackson Miller is out today. You can read our full non-spoiler review right here and you can check out our interview with John covering the book and the trilogy right here.

When Klingon commander Kruge died in combat against James T. Kirk on the Genesis planet back in 2285, he left behind a powerful house in disarray—and a series of ticking time bombs: the Phantom Wing, a secret squadron of advanced Birds-of-Prey; a cabal of loyal officers intent on securing his heritage; and young Korgh, his thwarted would-be heir, willing to wait a Klingon lifetime to enact his vengeance.

Now, one hundred years later, while on a diplomatic mission for the United Federation of Planets, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise are snared in the aged Korgh’s trap—and thrust directly in the middle of an ancient conflict. But as Commander Worf soon learns, Korgh may be after far bigger game than anyone imagines, confronting the Federation-Klingon alliance with a crisis unlike any it has ever seen!

Click here for the official product page.

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New Release: ‘The Force Awakens’ Paperback

September 27, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Alan Dean Foster’s novelization of The Force Awakens is out in paperback today and includes two short stories: “The Perfect Weapon” by Delilah S. Dawson and “Bait” by Alan Dean Foster.

Official Product Page.

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Monday Funny: How TMNT Out of the Shadows Should Have Ended

September 26, 2016 at 4:16 pm | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny | Leave a comment

This one made me laugh.

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‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Premiers Tonight

September 24, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

star-wars-rebels-season-3-posterStar Wars Rebels Season 3 premiers tonight on Disney XD 8:30 PM EDT/PDT.

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Interview with John Jackson Miller

September 23, 2016 at 8:47 pm | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Interview, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy, Star Trek | 1 Comment
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Last weekend I went to a small sci-fi convention in Columbia, MO called DoDeca Con. While there I had the opportunity to chat with author John Jackson Miller. I talked with John about his new trilogy Star Trek: Prey, his Halo short story in Halo: Fractures, his comic in Halo: Tales From Slipspace, and his short story in Planet of the Apes: Tales From the Forbidden Zone. Below you can either listen to the interview on YouTube, or download it via Podbean.

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As mentioned in the interview, you can check out John’s official website at John has autographed copies of his work available in his shop. Here are the pre-order links for all the books and comics mentioned in the interview:

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Around the Web

September 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

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