Blast from the past. Tom Dupree, who was an editor at Bantam, writes about his time editing on his blog as part of a larger series on his career. Old-timers like yours truly will remember him dropping little hints of book news on the AOL Fan Forum, or perhaps such hints being reported in a so-called ‘fan fiction’ newsletter. Star Wars novels
Interview. Michael Reaves talks over at Suvudu. Iffy on the book? Take a test drive with a Shadow Games 50-page excerpt.
Excerpts. A little bit of Luceno’s . Darth Plagueis
Comic reviews. Over at Big Shiny Robot, James reviews , Knight Errant: Deluge #4 , and Crimson Empire III: Empire Lost #2 . Dark Times: Out of the Wilderness #3
Pretties. Flickr user Sith_fire30 creates custom figures based on Star Wars games and comics. Be sure to check out his Jedi Master Luke Skywalker (based on an issue of Invasion, Cade Skywalker, Savage Opress and more.
This dude built a
Venator Class Star Destroyer out of LEGO>. (For my fellow non ship-nerds: Clone Wars era.) It’s apparently not the first ever, but it is the first to only use LEGOS. It’s impressive, basically.
Superstar customizer Sillof’s latest set of reimagined
Star Wars action figures are out, and this time he’s looked back to the “retro sci-fi serials of the 40’s” that helped inspire . Star Wars in the first place
Dannu Choo – aka the
Tokyo Dance Trooper – got himself cloned! Sort of. On his blog, he documents his visit to the Clone Factory.
Somehow I missed the
‘Skylark W.E. Flyer’ last year, but StarWars.com did a full feature on the for yesterday’s Empire Strikes Back-inspired bicycle Bike to Work Day.