RUMOR REPORT: Marvel May End Up With Star Wars After All

December 19, 2012 at 11:31 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars | Leave a comment

MarvelStarWarsGeek System has reported through Blue Sky Disney that Marvel will acquire the Star Wars license after 2013!!  While this hasn’t been outright confirmed, here is what’s being bandied about:

The Suits in the know have determined that no new contracts will be given to Dark Horse after the current ones expire. So all new projects after 2013 will be handled internally by Marvel.

It’s not known yet if titles will be worked into the regular line up, or will Marvel create a special branch of the company that deals with Star Wars. It’ll take a couple of years for the old deals to work there course, but the stories that Dark Horse have coming down the pipeline will be the last. And you can expect anything new from Marvel dealing with Star Wars to arrive around 2015.

Very, very interesting talk to say the least and the move wouldn’t really surprise, but take this with a dash of salt until this is officially announced or debunked.

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CBR interview with Corrina Bechko and Gabriel Hardman

December 19, 2012 at 6:46 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Legacy#1Comic Book Resources has posted an excellent interview with the creators of next year’s new Legacy series!!  In the interview they reveal more about Ania, who’s on the cover with her and where she is at in the galaxy.  Also confirmed is that the series does in fact take place after Legacy: War.  Check out the interview for all the new goodies from the series, including a look at an interior page!!

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Hollywood.com Interviews Timothy Zahn

December 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | Posted in Books, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Hollywood.com posted a nice interview with author Timothy Zahn covering his upcoming novel Scoundrels.

It’s a departure for you as well, because it feels more like a one-off, standalone adventure. It doesn’t feature some of the characters that recur in your work like Thrawn or Mara Jade. 

TZ: Actually, that was part of the goal with this. Shelly Shapiro, the Del Rey editor, and Sue Rostoni, who was handling these things for Lucas Licensing at the time, were looking for a story that could appeal to Star Wars fans who weren’t necessarily Star Wars readers. There are 150+ Star Wars novels out there and for someone who isn’t already familiar with them the whole thing can look a little intimidating. So my goal was to do a story that could draw in fans who don’t know anything about the Expanded Universe. What kind of story could do that? That story is Scoundrels. If you’ve seen the Original Trilogy, you’re good to go.

You can check out the full interview here.

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Star Wars Tease

December 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars cover artist Stéphane Roux has been posting some teaser images on his Facebook page. A possible cover for the ongoing Star Wars series? Or a new project altogether?

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Comic Review: Prisoner of Bogan #2

December 19, 2012 at 2:49 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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DotJPoB2Today sees the release of the second issue of Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan from John Ostrander and Jan Duursema. There is a lot going on on the planets of Tython, whether it’s unlocking the secrets of the forcesaber or unlocking the past on Bogan.  My wife and I take a look at the newest issue as we delve in to the secrets of the Je’daii. Continue Reading Comic Review: Prisoner of Bogan #2…

Comic Review: ‘Hard Targets #3’

December 19, 2012 at 9:10 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets #3 is out with more spy action. Like the cover says, “breaking in…and breaking out” Jahan finds himself in a prison break while he dances a very fine line between duty and personal interests. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

December 19, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 19 through 25th. Christmas is fast approaching and the year is winding down. Be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons in this season of giving.

December 19

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Springville, UT for Bear Hugs for Christmas at the Springville Walmart from 7-9 PM.

December 20

  • Redback Garrison will be at Everton Park for the Northside Christian College Star Wars Christmas Party.

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New Releases: ‘Hard Targets #3’ and ‘Prisoner of Bogan #2’

December 19, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases today.

Agent of the Empire: Hard Targets #3 (of 5)

A young boy—the heir to the title of Count Dooku—is kidnapped, and it’s Jahan Cross to the rescue! When the kidnapper turns out to be a sexy female spy with whom Cross has worked before, and when her motives turn out to have the boy’s welfare at heart, Cross is faced with a decision: should he disobey his own orders from the Empire? But first there’s a little matter of breaking out of a supposedly inescapable prison . . .

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Davidé Fabbri
Inker: Christian Dalla Vecchia
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Stéphane Roux

Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan #2 (of 5)

As the Je’daii study the amazing Forcesaber of the banished Xesh, word spreads that he and his fellow prisoner on Bogan, Daegen Lok, have escaped the dark moon! The three young Je’daii who first encountered Xesh are teamed with Je’daii Masters to locate the prisoners and return them to Bogan . . . and prevent them from bringing about the mad vision that Lok has obsessively held to during his years of banishment . . .

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duuresma
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: David Michael Beck

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