The blogside. On Livejournal, Chameleon Irony takes a look at what implications the events of throughout the films. ( Darth Plagueis may have had on Padme ) Meanwhile, at Rooqoo Depot, Contains Plagueis spoilers. Lane considers fandom, Jaina Solo, and ‘strong female characters.’
Fate of the Jedi. The latest mini-excerpt from . Apocalypse features Luke and a Sith
Celebration VI. Two more authors have been confirmed to be attending: James Luceno and Jason Fry. Paul S. Kemp, not so much.
Art. Two more looks at the interior art of The Essential Gude to Warfare: An Imperial refueling and a fantastic Dave Seeley title page spread showing the Battle of Couscant from Revenge of the Sith. It’s better than the actual cover!
Reviews. Over at Big Shiny Robot, James considers , Agent of the Empire #3 and Crimson Empire III #4 . Knights of the Old Republic: War #2
This entry was posted in
books and comics, conventions and events, fandom and tagged art, celebration vi, essential guides, excerpts, fate of the jedi, jaina solo, james luceno, jason fry, padme amidala, reviews, the blogside on . February 13, 2012
Short stories. David Pomerico revealed that Jeff Grubb and Jason Fry will both have short stories in upcoming issues of the Star Wars Insider, tying into Scourge and The Essential Guide to Warfare, respectively. Both books will be out in April, so expect to see the stories soon.
Authors. Troy Denning wrote a post on climactic scenes for Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog today.
Interviews. Sohaib Awan talks to Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, while Jedi Journals has James Luceno.
Excerpts. is nigh, with Plagueis excerpts upon excerpts.
Reviews. Over at Big Shiny Robot, James reviews the , Phantom Menace comic reprints , and Agent of the Empire #1 . Knight Errant: Deluge #5
This entry was posted in
books and comics and tagged agent of the empire, darth plagueis, insider, james luceno, jason fry, jeff grubb, knight errant, maya kaathryn bohnhoff, short stories, troy denning on . December 26, 2011
According to Del Rey’s latest publishing schedule, The Essential Guide to Warfare release date has moved from May 22 to April 3. Our schedule has been updated.
Meanwhile, Del Rey has posted
two new pieces of art from the book on their Star Wars Facebook page, including the one at right, a Republic weapons factory from The Clone Wars era.
More The Star Wars Books Facebook chat will be hosting Heir. a live chat with Timothy Zahn next Wednesday, September 28th. And on that note, Suvudu has a brief interview with editor Betsy Mitchell.
Events. Author Jason Fry dresses as a stormtrooper for a baseball game and tells the tale in his Mets blog.
Trailers. There’s one for . Of course. Darth Vader: A 3-D Reconstruction Log
Theories. Anarchist William Gillis’s vision of what happens to the . Star Wars galaxy after Return of the Jedi
Photo finish. Del Rey’s collection of Star Wars books.
Street date shuffle. The release of Jason Fry’s , Erich Schoeneweiss announced on Facebook. On the plus side, it’s only two months, and he did include a nice Hoth sketch from Tommy Lee Edwards. Essential Guide to Warfare has been moved to May 22 next year
Contest. Suvudu is planning another meal for three fans with Timothy Zahn. This time it’s breakfast at Dragon*Con with Tim, Shelly Shapiro and Betsy Mitchell.
Fate of the Jedi. Suvudu also has five with Christie Golden, while the Star Wars Books Facebook will have Ascension tidbits a live chat with her tomorrow.
Video. . Naturally. The Blueprints has a trailer
NJOE ( via) was first to spot that Random House’s summer catalog has gone up for public consumption – and in it is an early cover for the Heir to the Empire 20th Anniversary Edition on page 75.
Cover art that appears in the catalogs tends be
, so it’s hard to say if the final will look anything like this. But you know what? I don’t mind it. And if they do it in foil, it’ll stand out nicely from the crowd. Granted, very preliminary I loath the original, so your mileage may vary.
The catalog also contains a listing for
Choices of One (page 79,) but I’m not seeing anything new there. But also appearing with a preliminary cover is Jason Fry’s The Essential Guide to Warfare (page 89.)
In stores now is Jason Fry’s
and the paperback for the third Clone Wars Character Encyclopedia Fate of the Jedi novel, Troy Denning’s . Abyss
In other book news. Paul S. Kemp has posted
an excerpt of his upcoming Old Republic novel, Deceived, which is due out in December.
So I finally do an EUbits and then we get more news? Such is the life. But
Sue Rostoni posted an updated book schedule today – and revealed two new reference/nonfiction books – so no sitting on/twittering this, thank you very much. Here’s what’s new:
Jason Fry is taking on The Essential Guide to Warfare – previously known as The Essential Guide to the Military. Folks have been clamoring for this for a while, so good to see it finally get pinned down. It’s due in June 2011
Meanwhile Internet Rockstar/Man Who Never Sleeps Pablo Hidalgo will be penning The Essential Reader’s Companion. And I am forced to devolve into aged memes. (I hate you, Pablo. Okay, not really.) Seriously now, Sue describes this as “a non-fiction guide to fiction, with side-bars calling out related comics and events.”
We also get a timeframe for Visions: November!
Meme or no meme,
our schedule is updated, so go check out a new sneak peek at . (Holy heavy metal!) The Making of The Empire Strikes Back
Gambit: Siege. The official site has brewed up the summary for Karen Miller’s final . Beware of spoilers: The book is a direct sequel to next month’s Clone Wars novel Gambit: Stealth.
And in other previews… Teasing the next installment of John Jackson Miller’s , coming February 10th. Lost Tribe of the Sith
Gaming, sort of. Artist Terese Nielsen talks to StarWars.com about her character portraits for WOTC’s latest miniature line.
Interview. Jason Fry talks Atlas with Gelf Magazine.
Namesake corner. Neat Mara Jade drawing.
Nonfiction corner. StarWars.com talks to Ryder Windham and Pete Vilmur about The Complete Vader. On a related note, take a peek at . Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Death Troopers. Did you catch all the Purge letters? No? Well, here are the direct links: DeathTroopers.com, StarWars.com, Star Wars Action News, NJOE, RebelScum, TheForce.net, and ours.
Podcasts. Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace are on the latest Fictional Frontiers with Sohaib. (Warning: auto-pla.)
Blogsided. Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff on the pool of knowledge and Star Wars as part of the vernacular.
Ye Olde Databank. New or expanded entries for Jocasta Nu, Cad Bane, and Cato Parasitti. And hey – Ben Skywalker is in there now. That’s new! Newish. Wait, don’t tell me: They added him with the , didn’t they? Backlash cover
Sweet mockery. Checked in with We Hav to Take a Trip with Jacen Solo lately? Havac is currently working his way through . Legacy of the Force
This entry was posted in
books and comics, the clone wars and tagged ben skywalker, dan wallace, darth vader, databank, death troopers, essential atlas, jacen solo, jason fry, legacy of the force, maya kaathryn bohnhoff, nonfiction, pete vilmur, podcasts, ryder windham, shadow games, the blogside, the complete vader, you can draw on . September 16, 2009