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If you’re looking to hang out with some Star Wars guests for Free Comic Book Day/May the 4th Be With You, here’s some ideas for you to check out.
- Aaron Allston will be at Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy in Austin, TX from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
- Jeffrey Brown will be at The Book Cellar in Chicago, IL for the Vader’s Little Princess Launch Party from 3:00-4:00 PM.
- John Jackson Miller will be at Galaxy Comics, Games & More in Steven’s Point, WI from 1:00-4:00 PM. (via John Jackson Miller)
- Michael Atiyeh will be at Brian’s Comics in Petaluma, CA.
- Mike Hawthorne will be at Comix Connection in York, PA. (via Mike Hawthorne)
- Tom Taylor and Colin Wilson will be at All Star Comics in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia) from 2:30-4:00 PM. (via Tom Taylor)
- Troy Denning will be at Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars Gaming Experience in Roseville, MN from 12:30-5:30 PM. (via Troy Denning)
- Daniel Wallace will be at Wild Rumpus Books in Minneapolis, MN at 1:00 PM. (via Daniel Wallace)
- Sean Williams will be at Burnside Library in Tusmore, SA (Australia) from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. (via Sean Williams)
- Ryder Windham will be at Books on the Square in Providence, RI at 3:00 PM. (via Ryder Windham)
The 501st Legion will also be active for Free Comic Book Day and various May the 4th Be With You. Below you can find a list of just some of the locations they’ll be at. Continue Reading Free Comic Book Day 2013…
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Kicking the news off with interviews, author Martha Wells did an interview with Evan Ramspott covering her new book, Emilie & the Hollow World. They also discuss cover art, plotting and theme songs. You can check it out here.
Comic Book Resources has an entertaining interview between comic writers Brian Wood and Steve Horton. The writers engage in a dual interview that covers their comic work and then some.
Author Michael A. Stackpole did an interview with Rick Novy that covers the usual territory but does include a nice update on what’s coming soon from Mike. Continue Reading Around the Web…
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In the headlines this week, there’s a new petition out there against Disney, but hey, this time it’s not by Star Wars fans. It would seem there are some questionable Avengers shirts being merchandised towards boys and girls. The boy’s shirts proclaim “Be a hero” while the girl’s shirts say “I need a hero.” You can catch the full story here on The Daily Dot.
Comic writer Tom Taylor has made Amazon’s Top 100 Authors List with the smashing success of his Injustice: Gods Among Us comic for DC Comics. Is it really that good? Why yes it is. Congratulations to Tom for earning a bit of well deserved success. Continue Reading Around the Web…
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At the top of the headlines, the first special of LEGO’s The Yoda Chronicles will air May 29 on Cartoon Network and Teletoon at 6:30 PM EST. (via Star Wars The Underworld)
Billy Dee Williams is heading to Star Wars Weekends. Billy Dee will there for the weekend of July 7-9.
Star Wars artist Dave Dorman did an interview with From the Booth which covers a variety of topics. You can listen to it here.
Author Aaron Allston was spotted out on safari. According to reports, he’s organized an ambitious expedition to capture the elusive chupacabra. Although there are rumors that it’s really Aaron Allston’s evil twin whose traveled here from another dimension to eliminate all his other selves who have been stealing his story ideas. (via Jeff Johannigman) Continue Reading Around the Web…
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In Injustice: Gods Among Us #3, Wonder Woman takes center stage as she rallies the Justice League in defense of Superman. Humor, action, drama, this issue has it all. Click here to check out our full review.
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Writer: Tom Taylor
Interior and Cover Artist: Jheremy Raapack
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In movie news this week, the 1988 film Willow was released in blu-ray for the first time. The film stars Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer, was directed by Ron Howard, and based on a story by George Lucas. If you look closely while watching the film, you might also spot Kenny Baker (R2-D2) as a Nelwyn musician.
Kick-Ass 2 has a red band trailer out now courtesy of MTV. The release date is now set for August 16th.
Star Trek fans can check out the second trailer for Star Trek: Into the Darkness. Continue Reading Around the Web…
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You gotta love that cover: Superman, Batman and fire. Comic writer Tom Taylor teams up in this issue with some talented folks to knock out the next chapter in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Click here to read our full review.
Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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With all the rumors going about on who will be starring in the Star Wars spinoff films, author Timothy Zahn weighed in with Hollywood.com. He also talked a little about Scoundrels. You can find the full interview here.
Also in interview news, Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, the creators behind the upcoming Legacy comics, spoke with Geek of Oz on Legacy: Prisoner of the Floating World. They give some hints on what readers can expect from the new ongoing series as well as talking about Ania Solo and her mysterious heritage. It’s definitely worth checking out.
In other news, Tom Taylor killed Lois Lane while a helpless Superman looked on. If you haven’t been following Injustice: Gods Among Us, you can catch up here. IGN interviewed Tom to get his opinions on killing Lois Lane, torturing Superman, and blowing up Metropolis. Hmm, maybe Tom’s threat to build superweapons wasn’t just a jest after all.
The Who song “Pinball Wizard” may take on a new meaning now that Star Wars is getting a pinball game. Just announced this week, Star Wars Pinball will be launching this month as downloadable content for several platforms. The game will kick off with pinball tables modeled after Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. There are also seven more themes in production and will all be announced this year.
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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.