NYT Bestsellers List: ‘Light of the Jedi’ & ‘A Test of Courage’

January 14, 2021 at 12:12 pm | Posted in Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #9’

January 13, 2021 at 2:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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One new Star Wars comic out today.

Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Raffaele Ienco
Cover Artist: Aaron Kuder

THE ASSASSIN RETURNS! In his search for vengeance in the depths of MUSTAFAR, DARTH VADER has seized the mysterious key to the EMPEROR’S greatest secret. But the key itself needs a key – which only the deadly assassin OCHI OF BESTOON seems to have. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives with the fate of the Emperor in the balance – but how much of this is all PALPATINE’S plan? And what happens when the SITH LORD and the SITH ASSASSIN start to figure that plan out?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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Book Review: ‘A Test of Courage’ by Justina Ireland

January 12, 2021 at 7:09 am | Posted in Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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A Test of Courage by Justina Ireland is a brand new middle grade novel in The High Republic series from Disney-Lucasfilm Press. It was released in January 2021. 

Middle grade is a difficult genre to write in Star Wars. Star Wars books are known for epic battles, difficult philosophical questions, and references galore. Middle grade books just don’t do that. Mostly because they are aimed at a much younger audience (the publisher’s suggested age range is 8-12), but also because they are naturally shorter. Middle grade books are more the length of an adult novella, and while they have tremendous value to literature, they just are more difficult for me to get into. A Test of Courage is no different.

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Podcasts in Review

January 8, 2021 at 1:00 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here’s this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and any honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Brews and Blasters Episode 280
  2. Podcast Stardust Episode 193
  3. Brews and Blasters Episode 279
  4. Comic Book Noob Cheetah
  5. Podcast Stardust Episode 201

Honorable Mentions

  1. Obroa-skai Walkers Republic Commando: Triple Zero – “Omega Squad: Targets” and Prologue – Chapter 2
  2. Podcast Stardust Episode 196
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Review: ‘Light of the Jedi’ by Charles Soule

January 7, 2021 at 6:59 am | Posted in Books, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Light of the Jedi is a first taste of The High Republic, the new publishing initiative from Disney and Lucasfilm. The project spans several multimedia forms, including novels, comics, and the upcoming Disney Plus scripted program The Acolyte. The High Republic brings up to a time period previously unexplored by any Star Wars literature, including the non-canon Expanded Universe – 200 years before the events of the Skywalker Saga. A Star Wars publishing project of this magnitude has not been attempted since the days of the New Jedi Order – the early 2000’s. Thankfully, Light of the Jedi is a solid introduction to a new era of Star Wars, and captures everything that made us fall in love with the Jedi.

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New Releases: ‘The High Republic #1’ & ‘Star Wars #10’

January 6, 2021 at 7:27 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The High Republic is kicking off in comics today.

Star Wars: The High Republic #1

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Ario Anindito
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

BEFORE THE SKYWALKER SAGA! THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE JEDI! A new era of STAR WARS storytelling begins. It is centuries before the SKYWALKER SAGA. The JEDI are at their height, protecting the galaxy as REPUBLIC pioneers push out into new territories. As the Frontier prepares for the dedication of majestic STARLIGHT BEACON, PADAWAN KEEVE TRENNIS faces the ultimate choice – will she complete her Jedi Trials or rescue the innocent from disaster? New Jedi! New ships! New evils to fight!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #10 (2020)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Jan Bazaldua
Cover Artist: Carlo Pagulayan

OPERATION STARLIGHT, PART 2 (OF 3)” – REELING FROM THE LOSS OF ONE OF THEIR OWN, THE REBELS FINALLY SEE A PATH FORWARD! THE REBELS attempt to create a new communications code that THE EMPIRE will never be able to crack, in hopes that they might be able to safely reunite their scattered fleet and rejoin the fight. However, the code has a cost, one that LANDO CALRISSIAN is not willing to pay! Meanwhile, STARLIGHT SQUADRON, the group of elite pilots tasked with finding the scattered divisions of the fleet, heads out on its first deadly mission.

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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New Releases: ‘Light of the Jedi’, ‘A Test of Courage’ & ‘The Great Jedi Rescue’

January 5, 2021 at 12:06 pm | Posted in Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Three new Star Wars books out today!

Official product link for Light of the Jedi

Official product link for The Great Jedi Rescue

Official product link for A Test of Courage

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The High Republic Launch Event

January 4, 2021 at 1:22 pm | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

December 25, 2020 at 1:00 am | Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment

New Releases: ‘Bounty Hunters #8’ & ‘Smuggler’s Run #1’

December 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Two new Star Wars comic releases today.

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Star Wars Adventures: Smuggler’s Run #1 (of 2)
Writers: Greg Rucka and Alec Worley
Artist/Cover Artist: Ingo Romling
After the Battle of Yavin, Han Solo and Chewbacca intend to use their reward to settle their debts. But Princess Leia asks them to accept a secret mission for the Resistance. Mortal dangers, traitorous enemies, and thorny situations mark the path of these two heroes of the Star Wars saga.
Details: $5.99

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Bounty Hunters #8
Writer: Ethan Sacks
Artist/Cover Artist: Paolo Villanelli
A DEADLY FAVOR! To pay back a debt, VALANCE undertakes a rescue mission to save the crew of a crippled REBEL transport. That dangerous job will take the bounty hunter deep into the heart of the pirate-infested space in THE OUTER RIM. But lying in wait is both an old enemy…and a new threat!  
Details: Rated T, $3.99

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