Short stories. David Pomerico revealed that Jeff Grubb and Jason Fry will both have short stories in upcoming issues of the Star Wars Insider, tying into Scourge and The Essential Guide to Warfare, respectively. Both books will be out in April, so expect to see the stories soon.
Authors. Troy Denning wrote a post on climactic scenes for Amazon’s Omnivoracious blog today.
Interviews. Sohaib Awan talks to Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, while Jedi Journals has James Luceno.
Excerpts. is nigh, with Plagueis excerpts upon excerpts.
Reviews. Over at Big Shiny Robot, James reviews the , Phantom Menace comic reprints , and Agent of the Empire #1 . Knight Errant: Deluge #5
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 with Nerd World News. Agent of the Empire
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 . It graced Cartoon Network in the gap between Clone Wars cartoon 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.
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.
Video. IGN has an exclusive reveal trailer showing Dan Wallace’s Book of the Sith in action.
Interview. Roqoo Depot talks to Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff about next week’s Shadow Games and the upcoming fourth Coruscant Nights novel.
Pictures. A few more looks at the … Mostly technical stuff this round. Essential Guide to Warfare art
Excerpts. The Darth Plagueis drum has started beating with mini and audio peeks.
Reviews. James checks out at Big Shiny Robot. Invasion: Revelations #5
Plagueis the child? Today, Star Wars Books gives us the first in a series of mini-excerpts for James Luceno’s on Facebook. The Sith aren’t babysnatchers… most of the time. Darth Plagueis
On Stranger Tides: Paul Kemp dishes out a second excerpt, eight pages long, from , which comes out next week. If you missed the first excerpt, Riptide check it out on Suvudu.
Inside the Sith Empire: Random House has a good chunk of the first chapter of up on its site. Drew Karpyshyn’s novel about the character from the The Old Republic: Revan Knights of the Old Republic game comes out in November. If there’s one thing to be said about the Sith Empire, it’s that the trains run on time, so they must be doing something right.
Vader turns the page: At Suvudu, Eric Geller previews of the book that looks at Darth Vader as both character and as pop culture icon. The Complete Vader with a video walkthrough
Fate of the Jedi: In case you missed it, last week, Troy Denning has turned in his manscript for . Apocalypse
Comics: I’ve been busy reviewing the latest Star Wars comics over at Big Shiny Robot: Last week we had the awesome . This week, I take a peek at Invasion – Revelations #4, and the lackluster The Old Republic – The Lost Suns #5 . Knight Errant – Escape #3, and a The Clone Wars digest: Strange Allies