New Short Story “Vader Adrift” and upcoming The Complete Vader

August 2, 2011 at 11:52 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars Insider, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books has revealed the name of the upcoming Darth Vader short story that will be appearing in Star Wars Insider. Entitled “Vader Adrift” the new short story is written by Ryder Windham and will appear in the November 15 issue of Insider. Ryder Windham is also the author of the upcoming book The Complete Vader which will be out October 18 this year.

Star Wars: The Complete Vader is the definitive book on the history, myth, and cultural impact of Darth Vader. From his early development in the first Star Wars film by George Lucas, to the new legends created in comics, videogames, and novels, to his ongoing appearances on everything from television commercials to bedspreads, Vader presents a complete view in all his incarnations as the Dark Lord of the Sith. Going beyond the films to cover his further adventures in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the book combines new insight with exclusive interviews and photographs from the Lucasfilm Archives. Interactive reproductions of rare memorabilia fire the imagination, while pages packed with never-seen-before images explore the world’s endless fascination with the notorious Darth Vader.

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Paul S. Kemp Wants Your Feedback on the Longevity of Star Wars

August 2, 2011 at 11:42 am | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment
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Star Wars author Paul S. Kemp has posted an interesting question on his site asking fans what exactly gives Star Wars the lasting effect that has made it a cultural phenomenon? If you would like to weigh in and take a stab at the question, then feel free to head on over to Paul S. Kemp’s website and let him know.

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Knight Errant: Deluge #4 gets the Norman Rockwell Treatment

August 2, 2011 at 10:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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In case you missed it at Comic Con, Joe Quinones, cover artist for the Star Wars Knight Errant comic series, has posted the Knight Errant flyer they were showing off. This is a slightly different version of what we can expect for the Knight Errant: Deluge #4 cover. Joe mentioned that this image was inspired by Norman Rockwell and his Saturday Evening Post illustrations. You can check out Joe’s site for the full details and other Knight Errant news. Continue Reading Knight Errant: Deluge #4 gets the Norman Rockwell Treatment…

Ben and Jerry Please Hire this Guy

August 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment
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If only Johny etc actually worked for Ben and Jerry’s.  Well, I guess we can dream.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – The Esseles Developer Walkthrough

August 2, 2011 at 8:48 am | Posted in Star Wars, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Video Games | Leave a comment

Bioware, EA, and Lucasarts have released a new walkthrough for Star Wars: The Old Republic, the new MMORP coming soon. Director of Production on the game, Dallas Dickinson, takes you on an in depth walkthrough of one of the levels of the game. He explains that the level he is taking you through is around level nine of the game and describes it as a “flashpoint” level. The level takes place aboard a ship called The Esseles (es-SELL-es) while the ship is under attack en route to Corusant. Below is a blurb from the official game site. You’ll also find the video woth the walkthrough embedded below. Enjoy.

The Esseles, a Republic transport that carries some of the most high-profiled members of the Galactic Senate across the galaxy, has come under siege from the opportunistic Grand Moff Kilran. Dallas Dickinson guides you along as a group of Republic heroes must band together to repel the Imperial boarding parties and retake their ship in this Developer Walkthrough.

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Millennium Falcon Hiding in the Baltic Sea

August 2, 2011 at 8:37 am | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment
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In one last gambit to avoid the Imperial patrols, Han dived the Falcon to the bottom of the Baltic Sea…or at least this mysterious object looks like it. Discovered by Swiss treasure hunter Peter Lindberg as he and his team were doing sonar scans of the Sea of Bothnia (located in the northern part of the Baltic Sea), the team was looking for Swedish merchant ships that might contain champagne, wine and cognac. These ships were sunk during World War I by the Germans, but instead of finding a Swedish merchant ship, they discovered something that looks very much like the famous Millennium Falcon at a depth of 100 meters. Unfortunately the team does not have the funding yet to do any further investigations so we’ll have to wait to find out whether it’s a space ship from a galaxy far far away or just an interesting shipwreck. You can read the article on The Telegraph’s website.

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