December 11th, 2011 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Listage. Lane over at Roqoo Depot gives the regular folks of the GFFA their due with his list of the top ten non-Force sensitive Expanded Universe characters.
Fate of the Jedi. Lightsaber Rattling reports on Troy Denning’s comments about the likely Apocalypse page count.
Short stories. Get a peek – though not a particularly readable one – at Matthew Stover’s Insider short story, ‘The Tenebrous Way.’
Interview. Writer John Ostrander talks Agent of the Empire with Nerd World News.
Artists. Five contributers to Star Wars Art: Comics share their thoughts on the franchise and comics at CBR.
Excerpts. Two more from Darth Plagueis – a mini on Facebook, and a larger one at Random House’s online catalog.
Pretties.Concept art from Genndy Tartakovsky’s traditionally animated Clone Wars cartoon. It graced Cartoon Network in the gap between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, and I’m sad to hear that the DVDs have apparently gone out of print, because it was an amazing series of shorts.
Filed: expanded universe · star wars on tv
Tagged: agent of the empire · darth plagueis · fate of the jedi · genndy tartakovsky · john ostrander · lists · matthew stover · short stories · star wars art: comics
October 1st, 2011 by Dunc · 2 Comments
Street date shuffle. The release of James Luceno’s Darth Plagueis has been pushed back from December 27 (read: still after Christmas) to January 10. No big; our ever-present Star Wars book release schedule has been updated.
Hintage. Lucasfilm editor J. W. Rinzler hints at future projects with DK on Twitter.
Excerpts. Fans longing for the return of Diet Han (just one calorie!) will love the latest Shadow Games mini-excerpt.
New York ComicCon. Del Rey will have Drew Karpyshyn and Bonnie Burton at their Star Wars booth. NYCC runs Oct. 13 – 16.
Interviews. Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog interviews Paul S. Kemp, while the official blog talks to Carlos Garzón about Star Wars Art: Comics.
Filed: expanded universe
Tagged: bonnie burton · darth plagueis · drew karpyshyn · james luceno · nycc · paul s kemp · shadow games · star wars art: comics · street dates
April 22nd, 2011 by Dunc · 8 Comments
Revan will be Karpyshyn’s Old Republic novel. The third novel tie-in to Bioware’s Old Republic MMO will feature the Sith Lord from Knights of the Old Republic, SWTOR.com announced today. Other characters from the KOTOR games, including Canderous, T3-M4, the Exile and Bastila Shan, will also appear.
Upcoming. Dan Wallace is currently working on an updated Essential Guide to Characters.
Art books. Abrams will follow up last year’s Star Wars Visions with Star Wars Art: Comics.
Interview. Sci-Fi block talks to comic writer Tom Taylor.
Opinion Lightsaber Rattling makes a point for Star Wars eBooks.
Filed: expanded universe
Tagged: dan wallace · drew karpyshyn · ebooks · essential guides · kotor · star wars art: comics · the old republic (mmo) · the old republic (novels) · tom taylor