FANgirl Blog Interviews James Luceno

October 24, 2012 at 11:05 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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FANgirl Blog posted an interview with Star Wars author James Luceno covering Darth Plagueis and with some nice insights into Palpatine.

When you started with Palpatine, was it easy to get into his head? Or did you really have to think about it?

James Luceno: I had been thinking a lot about Palpatine going back as far as Cloak of Deception. I got to explore him a little more in Labyrinth of Evil, and again in Dark Lord. So by the time I began writing Darth Plagueis I felt I knew Sidious better than I knew almost any character that I’d written. Not necessarily everyone’s choice of the character you want to know a lot about, but that’s how it was.

Click here to read the full interview.

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Watch Every Star Wars Film at Once

October 24, 2012 at 10:19 am | Posted in Entertainment, Movies | Leave a comment

What’s better than watching a Star Wars movie? Why watching them all at once, of course! Whether you want to analyse the similarities and coincidences or just blow you mind with maximum Star Wars, this youtube video by Michael McNulty has you covered.

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Insider ‘Star Wars Insider #137’

October 24, 2012 at 9:56 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Inside this edition of Star Wars Insider magazine you’ll find…

  • A recap of the announcements from Star Wars Celebration VI concerning Star Wars Detours and a bit of new info including the cast.

Zachary Levi – Biff Tarkin (Grand Moff Tarkin’s son)
Breckin Meyer – Stormtrooper ‘Super Ace’
Donald Faison – Stormtrooper ‘Killer’
Dee Bradley Baker – multiple characters including Sergeant Basher (a grizzled clone trooper veteran who disapproves of modern stormtroopers)
Seth Green – multiple characters including Salacious Crumb

As well as Abraham Benrubi, Cree Summers, Nat Faxon, Grey DeLisle, Felecia Day, Weird Al Yankovic, and George Lucas.

New Release: ‘Bart Simpson #76’

October 24, 2012 at 8:45 am | Posted in Comic Books | Leave a comment
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For those willing to branch out a little, Star Wars author and comic writer John Jackson Miller has a new story called “Fund-Razing” out in Bart Simpson #76 which hits comic stores today.

“As with most of my Simpsons stories, there’s a real-life inspiration to “Fund-Razing.” I was in an interminable fund-raising assembly in high school where a speaker was ticking off all the lame prizes that could be won for sales — and one of the guys in the audience yelled out “Ten thousand dollars in cash!” at the appropriate time, causing the assembly to collapse into laughter. That kid was likely punished — but his efforts go rewarded years later, as Bart pulls the same stunt with chaotic results!” –John Jackson Miller

John will be back next month with another story in Bart Simpson #77.

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New Star Wars Releases From Dark Horse

October 24, 2012 at 8:27 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has several new Star Wars releases, all of them trade paperbacks.

Dark Times: Out of the Wilderness TPB

Everyone wants fugitive Jedi Dass Jennir. An assassin is hot on his heels, Darth Vader is also in the race to find him, and even the outlaw crew of the Uhumele are searching for their former companion. But for Jennir and his “partner” Ember Chankeli, those are distant concerns as they endure a scorching desert trek and an attack by deadly land pirates!

Even under a blazing sun, these are dark times! Collects Star Wars: Dark Times—Out of the Wilderness #1–#5.

Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse TPB

Imperial power is at its height. With Palpatine on the throne and his chief enforcer, Darth Vader, leading fleets of Star Destroyers and legions of stormtroopers across the galaxy, the Empire is an unstoppable force for order and peace.

But not every political problem requires military might; not every negotiation depends on a show of force. Sometimes all diplomacy needs to succeed is the right man, in the right place, with the willingness to get the job done. No matter what it takes.

Collects Star Wars: Agent of the Empire—Iron Eclipse #1–#5.

Knights of the Old Republic: War TPB

The Republic and the Mandalorians are at war, and some of the Jedi are joining the fight! One Jedi, peace-loving Zayne Carrick, has found himself on the front lines against his wishes—he’s been drafted . . . And when Zayne is captured by the Mandalorians while storming beaches with his fellow Republic troops, he suddenly is forced not only to fight, but to fight alongside the enemy! Collects Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic—War #1–#5.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 24, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from October 24 to the 30th. From Zoo Boo’s to conventions, there’s a lot going on this weekend. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 25

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Syracuse, UT for the Syracuse Pumpkin Walk event for the 25-27.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton for Star Wars Identities from Oct 25-26.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Aurora, IL for Family Reading Night.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Wadsworth, OH for Scare on the Square.
  • UK Garrison will be in Caerphilly for the Joshua Foundation Halloween Party.

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