Around the Web

March 8, 2013 at 9:40 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Disney, Events, Interview, Lucasfilm, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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And here’s the news…

George Lucas made an interesting headline this week with his appearance on CBS This Morning announcing that he’s going to start a museum (didn’t we all here Indy yelling “It belongs in a museum!”). You can check out the video here.

In the better late than never category, Chronicle Books had a nice write up on the making of the cover for Vader’s Little Princess. Written by Jeffrey Brown, who also did Vader and Son, Vader’s Little Princess will be out on April 23rd.

In non-Star Wars movie news, Harrison Ford is doing Anchor Man 2 alongside Will Ferrell; Christian Bale and Christopher Nolan are rumored to be in for Justice League; and Iron Man 3 has new trailers and movie posters out.

If you missed out on the Star Wars panel at Emerald City Comic Con (which featured Randy Stradley, Brian Wood, Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman), you can check out the full video of the panel here. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Around the Web

February 1, 2013 at 8:41 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Let’s kick things off with some Star Wars Celebration Europe news. Warwick Davis has been announced as Star Wars Celebration Europe’s celebrity host. If you needed any further proof just how awesome Ewoks are, look no further.

In other convention news, Ashley Eckstein will be heading to C2E2. Star Wars comic writer Brian Wood, and cover artist Alex Ross will also be there. C2E2 will be held from April 26-28 this year in Chicago.

Authors John Jackson Miller and Christie Golden will be heading to Memphis, TN for MidSouthCon (March 22-24). Continue Reading Around the Web…

Dark Horse’s Star Wars #1 Second Release Sells Out

January 25, 2013 at 11:37 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars #1From Dark Horse Comics:

STAR WARS #1 SELLS OUT . . . AGAIN!

THIRD PRINTING SET TO ARRIVE AT RETAIL ON FEBRUARY 27!

JANUARY 25, MILWAUKIE, OR—The critically acclaimed and highly anticipated Star Wars #1, written by Brian Wood, has officially sold out of its second printing before the release of issue #2!

This all-new Star Wars series is set in the time period of the original trilogy, directly following the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, and features the franchise’s best-loved characters, as told by Brian Wood (X-MenDMZ, Conan the Barbarian, The Massive), with art from Carlos D’Anda (Batman: Arkham City). This is Star Wars as you remember it . . . and as you have never seen it before! Dark Horse is taking you back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star—when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!

(Via Dark Horse Press Release)

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‘Star Wars #1’ Launch Party

January 8, 2013 at 11:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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If you’re near Anaheim, CA this Saturday, be sure to check out the Star Wars #1 Launch Party featuring guests Brian Wood (writer), Carlos D’anda (penciller), and Michael Heisler (letterer). All three will be signing at Beach Ball Comics. You can find all the details here.

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Newsarama Interviews Brian Wood

December 26, 2012 at 9:59 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Last week Newsarama interviewed comic writer Brian Wood. The interview covers his fast approaching new Star Wars series from Dark Horse Comics. Click here to read the full interview which also includes some interior artwork and sketches.

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New Preview of Dark Horse’s ‘Star Wars’

December 5, 2012 at 12:45 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Nerdist has an exclusive preview of Dark Horse’s new ongoing series Star Wars which will be out next year. The preview includes an interview with the series’ writer, Brian Wood, and some new panel previews (as well as some old ones). You can check it out here.

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Westfield Comics Interviews Brian Wood

November 6, 2012 at 1:32 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview | Leave a comment
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Westfield Comics Blog posted an interview with Star Wars comic writer Brian Wood covering the new on-going series from Dark Horse Comics.

What can readers look forward to in the series?

Brian Wood: A lot of X-Wing action, lots of dogfights and deep space scenes, lots of spectacle and tension, but not without the quiet moments… I feel that it’s that blend of the two that makes Star Wars work.

Click here to read the full interview.

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Sneak Peaks from Brian Wood

September 23, 2012 at 10:17 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Comic writer Brian Wood shared some sneaks peaks at the upcoming Star Wars series including a picture of an early cast list

…plus some notes on the first arc. Continue Reading Sneak Peaks from Brian Wood…

One Writer’s Approach to Star Wars Panel

August 29, 2012 at 7:07 am | Posted in Celebration, Dark Horse | 1 Comment
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While everyone else at Star Wars Celebration VI headed off to the Mark Hamill panel, me and a few dozen others went to the Star Wars University room for One Writer’s Approach to Star Wars. The panel featured Dark Horse Comics Editor Randy Stradley and upcoming Star Wars comic writer Brian Wood, with a special appearance by Lucasfilm/LucasBooks Senior Editor Jennifer Heddle in the audience. I was able to record the audio for the panel, so enjoy!

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On Station At Celebration: Day 2

August 24, 2012 at 10:08 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Events | Leave a comment
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on-station-at-celebrationThe fun continues with Day 2 at Star Wars Celebration VI, and today was quite eventful. First a quick rundown: Del Rey panel, Detours panel, signing with Randy Stradley and Doug Wheatley, Allston panel, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas signing, Jan Duursema signing, Denning panel, and the Dark Horse panel with Brian Wood and Randy Stradley. With so much going on, it was hard to pick in choose, but I’m certainly glad I went to the panels that I did.

The Del Rey panel was loaded with announcements as most of you are probably already aware of. Here’s some of the highlights. Continue Reading On Station At Celebration: Day 2…

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