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July 25, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond including Star Wars panels and signings at San Diego Comic Con 2014.

Comic News

  • Bleeding Cool is reporting that Marvel will be doing two Star Wars monthly series and a Prince Leia comic. If this rumor is true, we might get confirmation at the Marvel: Women of Marvel panel which is Sunday 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in Room 5AB.
  • Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko will be doing a new sci-fi series for Image Comics called Invisible Republic. You can check out their interview right here.

Convention & Event News

San Diego Comic Con has arrived and today is Star Wars day. Here’s a list of the Star Wars panels for today. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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April 4, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Humor, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

  • Star Wars fans looking to branch out might want to try Deep Gravity which will be written by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (Star Wars: Legacy). CBR has an interview with creators plus a look at the interior art.

Convention & Event News

  • Odyssey Con is this weekend in Madison, WI. Star Wars author Troy Denning will be there. You can check out Troy’s schedule below.

Friday

  • 5:30pm The Walking Dead: Where’s the Love?
  • 8pm Opening Ceremonies


Saturday

  • 10am Firefly: Why is it so Shiny?
  • 1pm-2:30 Guest of Honor Book Signing
  • 2:30 Editors Agents and Publicists, Oh My!
  • 4pm Writer’s Workshop
  • 7-8pm Dinner with Master of Ceremonies/Con Chair
  • 8pm Guest of Honor Presentation/Speeches


Sunday

  • 10am When to Quit the Day Job
  • 11:30am True Blood
  • Gem City Comic Con is in Dayton, OH this weekend. Star Wars artist Joe Corroney will be there.
  • WonderCon Anaheim runs April 18-20, and of great importance to Star Wars fans, there will be a Star Wars Rebels panel. Star Wars guests in attendance at the con include Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Gulacy, Mike Mayhew and Gabriel Hardman (Saturday only).

Behind the Scenes of Star Wars Rebels

Members of the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels present an exclusive look at the highly anticipated television series. Star Wars Rebels is set between Episodes III and IV, and it is a dark time in the galaxy. In the spirit of the original trilogy, the Empire is once again the preeminent villain of the saga, and Star Wars Rebels puts the might of Imperial forces in the spotlight. Produced by Lucasfilm Animation and featuring many of the key talents from the Emmy Award-winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere this fall as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel; it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

Saturday April 19, 2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 300AB

  • Jedi News has a rundown on upcoming Rebel Legion UK events this month.

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January 10, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond. Lots of featured news this week as people respond to the Marvel Star Wars license announcement.

Book News

  • Paul S. Kemp shares why he writes masculine stories. It’s a nice insight into the themes of his books.
  • Athena’s Daughters is now funded and they reached the stretch goal for the Joe Corroney cover for the companion book, Apollo’s Daughters, which will feature stories by familiar Star Wars writers such as Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole and John Jackson Miller.
  • Want to pre-order a signed copy of Mentats of Dune by Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert? Then click here.
  • The Tarnished Crown Book 1: The Path to Power by Karen Miller is in the editing stage and will be ready for publication later this year. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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December 6, 2013 at 11:56 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web roundup of Star Wars news and beyond.

Art/Comics

  • If you’d like to pick up some original comic art by Gabriel Hardman, you can check out Cadence Comic Art. They’ve got a wide collection, but I didn’t see any of his Star Wars yet.
  • CBR has a sneak peak at Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1.

Books

  • Last call for signed Paul S. Kemp books for the holidays. If you’re thinking about getting one as a Christmas gift, be sure to hit Paul up by this Sunday.
  • Author Timothy Zahn is hard at work on Cobra Outlaw, the second book in the Cobra Rebellion trilogy.
  • Over on Suvudu, author Drew Karpyshyn talks a little about naming characters.

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November 15, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Fantasy, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here’s this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books

  • Kevin J. Anderson‘s new serial The Dragon Business will be out next Tuesday and is up for pre-order now on Amazon. The eight part serial will get a new episode each week. It’s only $1.99 for all eight.
  • Kevin also has a cover reveal for his upcoming novel The Dark Between the Stars. The cover is by Stephen Youll who did the cover art for several of the Star Wars anthologies books and The Bounty Hunter Wars Trilogy.
  • Daniel Wallace has a sneak peek at his upcoming book The Iron Man Manual which will be out Tuesday.

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Around the Web

November 8, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Episode VII, Events, Fantasy, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, News, 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 beyond.

Books

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September 20, 2013 at 12:30 am | Posted in Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Detours, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web gathering together the Star Wars related news you might have missed elsewhere.

Art

  • FANgirl Blog has been posting a bunch of awesome, original artwork featuring the characters of Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge. You can check out Caline Metara (the Alderaanian pirate captain), Sian Tesar (Rebel pilot), Kifar Itran (Rebel trooper), and of course Leia.
  • Depending on how deep your pockets are, you can get this one of kind Star Wars Topps card colored by Star Wars artist Jerry Vanderstelt.
  • Star Wars artist Chris Trevas shared some cool stuff on Facebook. First off, he teased a new project he’s working on (Transformers?) and some upcoming Star Wars projects.

Chris Trevas: “Starting work on a non-Star Wars project today. What?! I think it’s been around three years since I worked on something outside that galaxy. I’m having fun painting robots from another franchise…Don’t worry. I already have another Star Wars book that will be starting fairly soon plus a few other SW projects.”

He also posted a hilarious Transformers comic cover. Continue Reading Around the Web…

‘Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows’ and More

September 16, 2013 at 10:52 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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A couple weeks ago StarWars.com provided an early look at Dark Horse Comics Star Wars solicitations for December 2013. Now the official solicitations are out, and details have been revealed for Tim Siedell’s new Star Wars comic Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows. Joining Tim on the new series is Dark Times: Fire Carrier artist Gabriel Guzman and prolific Star Wars colorist Michael Atiyeh. It also has a gorgeous cover by Star Wars newcomer Felipe Massafera. Below you’ll find all the details and more, plus more titles that weren’t mentioned in StarWars.com’s sneak peak.

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September 13, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Fantasy, Interview, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here’s this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books

  • John Jackson Miller has a nice roundup of Kenobi reviews, interviews and extras on his website farawaypress.com.
  • Speculate! SF featured guest author Martha Wells.
  • Insite also has a nice writeup on Martha Wells that’s worth checking out.
  • Wizards of the Coast has the prologue for Paul S. Kemp’s The Godborn online right here.
  • Rounding book news up, Steve Perry posted that he’ll have some new books on the way. The Vastalimi Gambit should be out for Christmas, and The Dixie Conflict will be out in January.

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SDCC 2013 Star Wars Video Roundup

July 21, 2013 at 4:05 pm | Posted in Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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A lot of good videos came out of San Diego Comic Con 2013 including quite a few interviews. We put together a roundup of the Star Wars ones for fans to enjoy, some featuring Star Wars writers discussing their other projects, plus a look at The Bounty Hunter Code that reveals the artists for the book.

John Jackson Miller (KenobiOverdraft: The Orion Offensive) interview via Fandom Network

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