Subscribers may (or may not) already have their copies, but everyone else can look for Star Wars Insider #99 in stores… I’ve also heard rumblings that Jude Watson’s latest Last of the Jedi novel, Master of Deception has been sighted on store shelves.
The Star Wars Fan Club is throwing a Breakfast at the Dallas Sci-Fi Expo next month. Jeremy Bulloch and Steve Sansweet will guest. Tickets go on sale Monday.
- TOSblog: The Force Unleashed. man, if I cared about games and their canonicity I would probably not react very well to this. Luckily, I don’t care.
- TOSblog: Battle of the Bands
- TOSblog: Costume Pageant.
- Brisbane Times: Jeremy Bulloch revels in cult status
- Swindon Advertiser: Luke Skywalker meets Mark Hamill.
Charlie Ross is taking his One Man Star Wars Trilogy over the sea to Celebration Europe; David Prowse, Ray Park, Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, and Temuera Morrison are confirmed guests.
Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, and Temuera Morrison will all be attending Celebration. Meanwhile, merchandise hounds with 4-day badges can register for ‘Quick Path’ shopping.
Icarusancalion has excellent advice for fandom security. Hiding your tie-in novels in the underwear drawer is not, surprisingly, one of them.
Oboe-Wan ponders hats and Ewoks. Sadly, not hats of Ewoks. (Yes, it’s old-school CJ reference day!)
On the VIP front, Helen Keier on how she got the gig, Sterling Hershey explains what a freelance game designer does and Abel G. Peña discusses the origins of Darth Millennial. Oh, and Jeremy Bulloch has shown up.
Jeremy Bulloch is reaching out to the Star Wars community to help out Starhyke, a sci-fi comedy series he’s starring in. Check out the series’ two-minute trailer on Youtube or Google. Babylon 5 fans might note that Claudia Christian is also in it.
Several transcripts from IRC chats with Star Wars luminaries – mostly authors – from the late 90’s: Bulloch, Zahn, Allston, Stackpole, Anderson, Crispin, Salvatore and more.
The Washington Post has a special on-line only Star Wars section
Lots of good stuff here now with more scheduled for the next week, including web chats with Matt Stover and Jeremy Bulloch. There’s also a “Sith Sense” blog with entries about DC area news. The most interesting tidbit there is that the American Film Institute theater in Silver Spring MD will be showing ANH, ESB, RoTJ, TPM and AoTC in early July as part of the AFI’s tribute to George Lucas. Details to come.