Around the Web

December 7, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Del Rey has revealed Timothy Zahn’s next book will be called Thrawn Treason and will be out Summer 2019. It will be available in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Pre-orders will go up next week.

“If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.”

Such was the promise Grand Admiral Thrawn made to Emperor Palpatine at their first meeting. Since then, Thrawn has been one of the Empire’s most effective instruments, pursuing its enemies to the very edges of the known galaxy. But as keen a weapon as Thrawn has become, the Emperor dreams of something far more destructive.

Now, as Thrawn’s TIE defender program is halted in favor of Director Krennic’s secret Death Star project, he realizes that the balance of power in the Empire is measured by more than just military acumen or tactical efficiency. Even the greatest intellect can hardly compete with the power to annihilate entire planets.

As Thrawn works to secure his place in the Imperial hierarchy, his former protégé Eli Vanto returns with a dire warning about Thrawn’s homeworld. Thrawn’s mastery of strategy must guide him through an impossible choice: duty to the Chiss Ascendancy, or fealty to the Empire he has sworn to serve. Even if the right choice means committing treason.

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Podcasts in Review

December 6, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Blast Points Podcast Episode 150
  2. Lords of the Sith Podcast Episode 12
  3. Lords of the Sith Podcast Episode 9
  4. Adolescence After Alderaan Episode 34
  5. Fly Casual Episode 206

Honorable Mentions

  • Full of Sith Episode CCXCIII includes lots of great Star Wars gift ideas.
  • Reylo Alliance Episode 3 gets sensual with the sexual imagery in TFA and TLJ.
  • Tatooine Sons Episode 50 kicks off with an interview with Stephen Stanton.

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November 30, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic Book News

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration is now accepting crew applications for those who are interested. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

November 29, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Pods & Ends Episode 0
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 149
  3. The Soundtrack Show Lesser-Known Scores: John Williams
  4. Comic Book Noob Plastic Man
  5. Grand Moff Talkin’ Episode 76

Honorable Mentions

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Podcasts in Review

November 22, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. ForceCenter Episode 143
  2. Talking Bay 94 Episode 25
  3. Brews and Blasters Episode 184
  4. Geeky Bubble Episode 114
  5. The Soundtrack Show Rocky: the Music

Honorable Mentions

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November 16, 2018 at 12:32 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Thursday tickets are sold out. That means only Sunday and Monday tickets are left.

  • Timothy Zahn will be in Bandon, OR for a book signing at WinterRiver Books & Gallery on November 24 at 1:00 PM.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • Marvel’s tribute to Stan Lee.

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Podcasts in Review

November 15, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. ForceCenter Episode 142
  2. Jedi Journals November 2018
  3. Blast Points Podcast Episode 148
  4. Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels Episode 67
  5. The Geek Supreme I Want My Disney Plus TV

Honorable Mentions

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November 9, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

  • Cover artist John Tyler Christopher is doing a Leia Organa Yavin Gown action figure cover which will be available for order on November 15th.

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Podcasts in Review

November 8, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. ForceCenter Episode 141
  2. Full of Sith Episode CCLXXXIX
  3. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 228
  4. Faking Star Wars Radio The Star Wars Halloween Special
  5. Fly Casual Episode 203

Honorable Mentions

  • Talking Bay 94 Episode 23 features an interview with the actor who played Darth Vader in Rogue One.
  • Talking Bay 94 Episode 24 features a great interview with Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar).

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November 2, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

  • Graphic Policy has a preview of Han Solo – Imperial Cadet #1.

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