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December 8, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Episode VIII, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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New Release: ‘Canto Bight’

December 5, 2017 at 9:27 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Star Wars: Canto Bight is out today from Del Rey in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Click here to check out the official product page.

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December 1, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Episode VIII, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has another excerpt from the upcoming Canto Bight novel.
  • Tastes Like Chicken by Kevin J. Anderson is out today and it’s the latest novel in his Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. series. You can read the first chapter for free here.
  • The manga for Lost Stars Vol. 1 is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Note this is an English translation.
  • Easton Press is putting out a leather bound volume of Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia. Fair warning, though, it has a steep price tag.
  • Studio Fun posted an interview with author Jason Fry covering some of his upcoming Star Wars books.
  • Star Wars: The Rebel Files Deluxe Edition by Daniel Wallace is out. Pre-orders are also up for just the hardcover version (July 2018).

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November 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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Book News

  • StarWars.com revealed the final cover for Thrawn: Alliances which will be out next summer.

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IDW Star Wars Solicitations February 2018

November 23, 2017 at 9:56 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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IDW has released their comic solicitations for February 2018. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars Adventures #7

Writer: Sholly Fisch
Artist: Sean Galloway
Cover Artists: Sean Galloway (Cover A), Jamal Peppers (Cover B), Derek Laufman (variant cover)

The Empire has taken a sacred bird that is central to an important planet’s belief system. It’s up to the rebel crew of the Ghost to retrieve the creature, but little do they know it is also sought by space pirate Hondo Ohnaka! Part one of a two-part Star Wars Rebels storyline. Plus an exciting new Tales from Wild Space.

Details: 32 Pages, $3.99

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations February 2018

November 23, 2017 at 9:49 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for February 2018. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Thrawn #1 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Paul Renaud
Variant Covers: Francesco Mattina, John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. Written by Jody Houser (ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION) and drawn by Luke Ross (STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION), follow the comic adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn’s rise in the Imperial ranks!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
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New Releases: ‘Star Wars #39’ and ‘Dark Lord of the Sith’

November 22, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Marvel has two new releases today.

Star Wars #39

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

THE ASHES OF JEDHA! KIERON GILLEN’S FIRST ISSUE ON STAR WARS! The Rebel Alliance turns its attention to the shattered planet of Jedha! Once the site of great significance to the Jedi, Jedha was left in ruins when the Death Star annihilated the Holy City there. Now, new series writer Kieron Gillen joins artist Salvador Larroca to bring Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest to the remains of the tragic victim of the Empire’s fury!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1: Imperial Machine TPB

Writer: Charles Soule
Penciller: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artist: Jim Cheung

The most fearsome villain of all time returns with a brand-new series! Picking up where Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith ends, follow Darth Vader as he receives his legendary red lightsaber and begins his ruthless rise! Anakin Skywalker is now more machine than man. Having lost everything once dear to him, he must forge a new future — as a Dark Lord of the Sith! Join Darth Vader as he learns the way of Darth Sidious and his newly formed Empire — the way of the dark side. And on his first mission, Vader sets his sights on a Jedi who avoided Order 66, a Master who’s long lived in seclusion — one more powerful than any he has faced before! Nobody said the path to power was going to be easy. Collecting DARTH VADER (2017) #1-6.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T, $17.99

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November 17, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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November 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an exclusive excerpt from Star Wars: Canto Bight which will be out December 5th.
  • Random House is offering a free Canto Bight pin for those who pre-order the book. Just follow the following link for details.
  • And there’s an update on the upcoming DK book Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. We now know the author – Landry Q. Walker. The release date is still set for April 3, 2018. Here’s the new description for the book via edelweiss.

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away…Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.

Don’t know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. From the swamps of Kashyyyk to the deserts of Jakku, from inner-city Coruscant to the vastness of hyperspace, this new Star Wars book will show you the right craft for the job. This handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information, guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end.

This encyclopedia features more than 200 weird and wonderful vehicles from the world of Star Wars, including ships and vehicles from the entire saga of movies as well as the television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels. One vehicle is explored in detail on each page, so there’s something new even for die-hard fans. All the technology behind the vehicles such as repulsorlift craft and hyperspeed is fully explored.

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New Star Wars Trilogy by Rian Johnson

November 9, 2017 at 5:31 pm | Posted in Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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