Del Rey offering From A Certain Point of View con edition at NYCC – with a twist

Fans at New York Comic Con (October 5-8) will be able to purchase a special edition of From a Certain Point of View, the publisher’s 40th Anniversary anthology. It’s their latest convention edition featuring exclusive cover art and printed end papers. (The contents are the same as the regular edition.)

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Out this week: Phasma comic, Star Wars Adventures

With Force Friday out of the way, we’ve got a whole load of comics coming our way on Wednesday, September 6. The big game in town is Phasma #1, which begins the tale of how she got out of the trash compactor and survived The Force Awakens. Marvel also brings us Darth Vader #5 and Rogue One #6, the final issue of the movie adaptation.

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The Last Jedi in print: Empire, Phasma interview, Visual Dictionary cover

Empire Magazine’s big The Last Jedi issue is nigh, and the subscriber and newstand covers have been revealed. The issue is out there, and if you feel like squinting, you can read the article scans right this second.

→ Read Phasma yet? You’ll want to check out James’ interview with author Delilah S. Dawson. If not, there’s a new excerpt.

→ The cover for Pablo Hidalgo’s The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary has been spotted on Random House. It doesn’t say “not final cover!”

The Forcecast returns with the crew from Podcast 66

TheForce.Net has enlisted Ryan and Daniel of Podcast 66 to revive the classic ForceCast, which was shut down back in March 2016 after they jettisoned their established crew for a new one that didn’t exactly take to their new role with good grace. Ryan and Daniel have a lot more experience behind them – Podcast 66 has been around for a few years now – so things seem off to a good start.

Their first episode features author Claudia Gray to talk about her new book Leia: Princess Of Alderaan, as well as Johnamarie Macias from The Wookiee Gunner and the Lego Star Wars podcast Star Scavengers.

Win Battlefront II: Inferno Squad

It’s Force Friday but our countdown giveaways are still going! Thanks to our friends at Del Rey, we’re giving away a hardcover copy of Christie Golden’s Battlefront II: Inferno Squad. Set right after Rogue One and A New Hope, the Empire wants justice for the Death Star, and they assemble Inferno Squad to get it for them. Learn more about the Empire’s best in my interview with Golden at the official site.

Want to win? Simply leave a message in the comments with your favorite ship of this post by the deadline of 11:59 pm EDT on September 3, 2017, and we’ll announce a random winner the following week. Only one entry per person, so choose wisely. We can ship the book to a winner in the US or I can deliver it to you in person at Salt Lake Comic Con (Sept. 21-23, 2017) or at the Rancho Obi-Wan gala in November.

Win Rogue One IncrediBuilds

Continuing that count down to Force Friday with two more book giveaways! Thanks to our friends at Insight Editions, we’re giving away two books each to a random winner: Rogue One: AT-ACT Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model (guidebook by Michael Kogge) and Rogue One: Death Star Deluxe Book and 3D Wood Model (guidebook by Ryder Windham). Both of these sets make for awesome reference books as well as really cool wood models to assemble. Want more info about these cool books? Check out the double-header interview I did with both authors back in July on the official site.

Want to win? Simply leave a message in the comments with the name of the IncrediBuilds book you’d like to win (AT-ACT or DEATH STAR) of this post by the deadline of 11:59 pm EDT on September 3, 2017, and we’ll announce a random winner the following week. Only one entry per person, so choose wisely. We can ship the book to a winner in the US or I can deliver it to you in person at Salt Lake Comic Con (Sept. 21-23, 2017) or at the Rancho Obi-Wan gala in November.

Win Tim Leong’s Star Wars Super Graphic


Time to count down to Force Friday with a few book giveaways! Before you head out to the bookstores this Friday, you can get your hands on some cool books from Club Jade! Today we are starting the giveaway for a copy of Star Wars Super Graphic by Tim Leong. Thanks to our friends at Chronicle Books, we’re giving away one copy to a random winner. I totally loved this book of awesome Star Wars infographics, which came out in late July – you can check out my interview with creator Tim Leong over at the official site.

Want to win? Simply leave a message in the comments of this post with the name of your favorite droid by the deadline of 11:59 pm EDT on September 3, 2017, and we’ll announce a random winner the following week. We can ship the book to a winner in the US or I can deliver it to you in person at Salt Lake Comic Con (Sept. 21-23, 2017) or at the Rancho Obi-Wan gala in November.

Phasma meets the First Order in first book excerpt

StarWars.com brings us our first excerpt of Delilah Dawson’s novel Phasma, featuring Phasma herself and another figure who will be familiar to Aftermath readers.

Del Rey’s first entry into the Journey to The Last Jedi publishing program is out next Friday, Septe,ber 1, alongside Claudia Gray’s Leia: Princess of Alderaan from Disney-Lucasfilm Press.

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