Scholastic doesn’t bother with strict street-dating like Del Rey does, so it’s not too much of a shock that Ryder Windham’s The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi has been spotted in stores (and Amazon is shipping it) despite being an ‘October’ release. Which in book time means September, but what the hell – we’re almost there.
StarWars.com updates today with the official announcement of Ryder Windham’s Obi-Wan bio (spotted on Amazon in March) which is titled Star Wars: The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi and sports some nifty Hugh Fleming cover art.
Meanwhile, for the post-ROTJ fans, a hefty blurb for the highly-anticipated Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor.
A certain power droid of our acquaintance points us towards another mysterious appearance on Amazon – an Obi-Wan bio by Ryder Windham, in the form of a Scholastic hardcover set for October. Amazon isn’t the most reliable source for early news, but a companion book to last fall’s The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader is certainly not out of the question.
- Fanboys: The Stop Darth Weinstein campaign gets some mainstream coverage in the New York Post, Vanity Fair’s VF Daily blog, and The Daily Telegraph.
- Events: Author Ryder Windham speaks in Tiverton, Rhode Island.
- People George Lucas at …the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network awards? (Girlfriend Mellody Hobson was being honored.)
- Places: Tunisia’s Sidi Driss is among USA Today’s 10 great places to check into movie-hotel history.
Guess what’s confirmed? Jedi vs. Sith – The Essential Guide to the Force, written by Ryder Windham (Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide,) illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards (The New Essential Chronology) and Chris Trevas (The New Essential Guide to Alien Species) and expected for November release.