Zahn corner. Tor’s Ryan Britt looks at Dark Force Rising and The Last Command. And for you audiobook fans, Knights’ Archive spotted that unabridged versions of the Hand of Thrawn duology are coming in the fall.
On that note, Rebelscum has a first look at Gentle Giant’s Grand Admiral Thrawn Mini Bust. The Mara Jade bust they mentioned came out in 2006, by the way, so at this rate we can probably expect a Karrde or something in another 8 to 10 years, assuming the Thrawn trilogy isn’t totally irrelevant at that point.
Chat. Author Drew Karpyshan will be holding a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ this Tuesday.
Short stories. Christie Golden will have a story in Star Wars Insider #142. “It takes place between Apocalypse and Crucible and stars three of the galaxy’s most intrepid ladies,” Frank Parisi says.
Dark Horse and contracts. For those still pondering the chances of Marvel taking over the Star Wars comic contract in the future, Brian Wood says his contract runs through issue #20 of Star Wars and letterer Michael Heisler has some evidence for why it’s not a foregone conclusion. And there’s some sort of big series announcement coming.
First look. Well, of course there’s a LEGO Star Wars book focused on Yoda.