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March 1, 2013 at 11:40 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, eBooks, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, Video Games | Leave a comment
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And here’s today’s news…

Author Aaron Allston has begun work on a new novelette, “Retreads”, which is set in the Strike Force universe (a roleplaying game Aaron worked on in 1998).

Author Kevin J. Anderson did a podcast interview with Bombad Radio. While I haven’t had a chance to listen to it yet, those guys over there usually do a pretty good job of digging up the Star Wars trivia with the authors so it’ll probably be worth a listen.

Author Christie Golden will be at Anime and Comic Con in Clarcksville/Ft. Campbell, KY this weekend. If any Star Wars fans are in attendance, be sure to ask her about the upcoming Sword of the Jedi series (we’re dying for updates).

Michael A. Stackpole fans can check out the first four chapters of his new book Mysterious Ways on his site for free: Chapter One, Chapter Two, Chapter Three, Chapter Four. (you can find links at the bottom of each page for purchasing the book, and you can check out our review here)

Ahsoka voice actress Ashley Eckstein did an interview with IGN that you can check out here. It covers the upcoming finale of season five of The Clone Wars.

In video game news, Kotaku has an update on Star Wars 1313. According to them, the game was put on hold after the Disney acquisition and may miss a 2013 release.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison’ Trailer

March 1, 2013 at 9:00 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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IGN posted a cool trailer for Dark Horse Comics Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison. The video merges the extraordinary artwork from the series into a nicely done animation.

While Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison has already been released as single issues, it will also be getting a special hardcover release on March 27th.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Emerald City Comicon

March 1, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Emerald City Comicon kicks off today in Seattle, WA and runs from March 1-3rd. There’ll be some Star Wars guests in attendance as well as a showing by Dark Horse Comics. Fans of the Star Wars Legacy we’ll want to stop by and visit the new team behind the series: Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman. They’ll be at table K-04 and Garbriel will be doing sketches (details here). Brian Wood (table 1102), Randy Stradley, Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman will also be doing signing for Dark Horse Comics (details below).

Also in attendance will be Star Wars artists Katie Cook (table B-08), Joe Quinones (table F-03), Cat Staggs (table C-04), Ryan Benjamin (table H-11), Shannon Denton (table N-06), Alvin Lee (table I-10), Andy Owens (table X-10), and Ben Dewey (table 2617/2620); Star Wars actors Ray Park (table celeb-18) and Billy Dee Williams (table celeb-06); voice actors Brendan Hay (table 902), Jim Cummings (table celeb-20), Grey DeLisle (table celeb-22), Jennifer Hale (table gaming-03), and Kevin Michael Richardson (table celeb-21). You can check out all the details on their official website.

Dark Horse will be doing numerous signings and panels including…

Saturday

10:00 a.m. – Alexander Freed (Dragon Age, Star Wars: Purge, Star Wars: The Old Republic)
1:00 p.m. – Brian Wood and Garry Brown (The Massive)
*Free limited-edition 11″ x 17″ print of The Massive 3-in-1 cover and The Massive #7 for first 50 people in line.

Sunday

10:00 a.m.  – Brian Wood and Garry Brown (The Massive)
*Free limited-edition 11″ x 17″ print of The Massive 3-in-1 cover and The Massive #7 for first 50 people in line.
1:30 p.m. – Brian Wood (Star Wars)
1:30 p.m. – Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko (Star Wars: Legacy)
2:00 p.m. – Randy Stradley (Star Wars: Dark Times)

Panel: STAR WARS IN COMICS!, Hall B (608-610), 12:10 p.m.–1:05 p.m. featuring Brian Wood, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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