Around the Web

October 4, 2013 at 12:59 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Conventions, Fantasy, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web featuring news and events for Star Wars and beyond.

Art

  • Dave Dorman fans looking to get a signed print of his variant cover for The Other Dead #1 featuring President Obama ready to take on the zombie apocalypse can pick one up here while supplies last.

Conventions

  • Dallas Comic Con Fan Days starts today and features quite a few Star Wars guests: Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, David Prowse, Peter Mayhew, Daniel Logan, Ron Perlman and Katee Sackhoff.
  • DEF-CON 2 kicks off Saturday in Southhampton, England and features Star Wars guests Jeremy Bulloch, Pam Rose, Brian Wheeler, Alan Flyng, Nick Joseph, John Chapman, and Brian Muir.
  • Also kicking off Saturday in England is the London Film & Comic Con which will features guests Ailsa Berk, Jett Lucas, Julian Glover, Brian Blessed, Mike Mayhew and J.W. Rinzler.
  • John Jackson Miller has revealed his NYCC schedule. He’ll be signing at the Random House booth (#2205) Friday from 5-6 p.m. and Saturday from 11-noon.
  • Star Wars artist Jeff Carlisle will be a featured Artist Guest of Honor this year at Con on the Cob which kicks off October 17 in Hudson, OH.

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Dark Horse NYCC Schedule

October 3, 2013 at 5:23 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has released their New York Comic Con 2013 schedule in their latest press release. Among the panels and events listed, there are a few that might be of interest for Star Wars fans including a “TBA” project by Tommy Lee Edwards who has done some pretty cool Star Wars work in the past, Star Wars panels with J.W. Rinzler, Jan Duursema, Brian Wood and Zack Giallongo.

(Signings in Dark Horse Booth #1636)

Thursday (October 10th)

  • 8:00 p.m. Tommy Lee Edwards: Project TBA

Friday (October 11th)

  • 4:00 p.m. CONAN, STAR WARS, THE MASSIVE: Brian Wood
  • 5:00 p.m. THE STAR WARS, STAR WARS: DAWN OF THE JEDI: Jonathan Rinzler, Jan Duursema

Saturday (October 12th)

  • 5:30 p.m. THE MASSIVE: Brian Wood, Garry Brown

Sunday (October 13th)

  • 12:00 p.m. Tommy Lee Edwards: Project TBA
  • 3:00 p.m. STAR WARS: SHADOWS OF ENDOR: Zack Giallongo

For those interested, you can check out Dark Horse Comics full schedule below. Continue Reading Dark Horse NYCC Schedule…

Brian Wood Talks Vader

September 14, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Suvudu posted a brief interview with comic writer Brian Wood on the Star Wars series. Brian teased a little bit of what’s to come with Vader.

Anything else you want to share with our readers?

Brian Wood: This first story, the first twelve issues, has been long and very heavily focused on the rebel side of things. That Vader story that starts in #13… read that, its an entirely different angle on things and definitely shows a side of Vader that most haven’t seen. I’m very proud of it.

Click here to check out the full interview.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

September 6, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here’s this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars news and more.

Books

  • Kicking things off, author John Jackson Miller revealed on Twitter that Kenobi is set to debut at #12 on the New York Times Best Sellers hardcover list.
  • Meanwhile William Shakespeare’s Star Wars is hanging in there for it’s seventh week, now at #18 on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
  • Star Wars Books, Del Rey’s Star Wars Facebook outlet, posted some proposed artwork for Timothy Zahn’s Scoundrels. The artwork shows two different versions of Eanjer Kunarazti. Fair warning, if you haven’t read Scoundrels yet, you’ll want to stay away from this post as it goes into spoiler territory.
  • On the Empire and Rebellion front, Honor Among Thieves is finished. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

May 10, 2013 at 7:17 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Time to catch up. Here’s what I’ve been listening to and what might be worth checking out.

501stCast: The 501stCast is a podcast ran by members of the 501st Legion and provides extensive coverage of what the 501st Legion is up to and where it’s heading. Episode 72 also featured a nice chat with The Clone Wars voice actor Stephen Stanton who talked about Tarkin, Morallo Eval and Meebur Gascon. He also went over his involvement with the Pink Five Saga. Worth checking out if you’re a Stanton or TCW fan. The episode also has quite a few links in the show notes worth clicking on. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

April 26, 2013 at 8:06 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Charity, Comic Books, Conventions, Disney, Events, Fantasy, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Steampunk | Leave a comment
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Kicking the news off with interviews, author Martha Wells did an interview with Evan Ramspott covering her new book, Emilie & the Hollow World. They also discuss cover art, plotting and theme songs. You can check it out here.

Comic Book Resources has an entertaining interview between comic writers Brian Wood and Steve Horton. The writers engage in a dual interview that covers their comic work and then some.

Author Michael A. Stackpole did an interview with Rick Novy that covers the usual territory but does include a nice update on what’s coming soon from Mike. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Around the Web

April 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | Posted in Around the Web, Interview, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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At the top of the headlines, the first special of LEGO’s The Yoda Chronicles will air May 29 on Cartoon Network and Teletoon at 6:30 PM EST. (via Star Wars The Underworld)

Billy Dee Williams is heading to Star Wars Weekends. Billy Dee will there for the weekend of July 7-9.

Star Wars artist Dave Dorman did an interview with From the Booth which covers a variety of topics. You can listen to it here.

Author Aaron Allston was spotted out on safari. According to reports, he’s organized an ambitious expedition to capture the elusive chupacabra. Although there are rumors that it’s really Aaron Allston’s evil twin whose traveled here from another dimension to eliminate all his other selves who have been stealing his story ideas. (via Jeff Johannigman) Continue Reading Around the Web…

‘Star Wars’ Art and Updates

April 12, 2013 at 6:03 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars #4 hit stores this week and there’s been quite a bit of activity on the web. For starters, interior artist Carlos D’Anda and colorist Gabe Eltaeb have been sharing some of the artwork on Facebook.

Continue Reading ‘Star Wars’ Art and Updates…

Dark Horse Star Wars Chat Today

April 5, 2013 at 7:22 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics is hosting a live Star Wars Twitter chat today at 1 PM PDT (3 PM CDT/4 PM EDT). Corinna Bechko (@corinnabechko) and Garbriel Hardman (@gabrielhardman) will be weighing in on Legacy Volume 2 #1, and Brian Wood (@brianwood) will be covering the self-titled Star Wars series. Remember to use the hashtag #SWComicsChat. Dark Horse will also be giving away prizes to participants. You can check out the details here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Live Twitter Chat with Bechko, Hardman & Wood

March 28, 2013 at 1:35 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics will be doing a live Twitter chat with Star Wars comic writers Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman and Brian Wood next Friday at 1:00 PM Pacific. Be sure to use the hashtag #SWComicsChat.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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