Category Archives: Star Wars Bookworms

A monthly podcast where we discuss and review all of the latest Star Wars releases from Dark Horse Comics and Del Rey Books. Expect fun and knowledgeable guests from the fan community and interviews with official Star Wars writers! Hosted by Teresa Delgado and Aaron Goins.

Galaxy Heist – SWBW #37

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Star Wars Bookworms is now two years old! In this episode we talk about Celebration, Darth Vader, Marilyn Monroe, Harry Potter, and football.

  • We talk about the beginnings of our plans for Star Wars Celebration. We are doing a show on the official podcast stage you guys!
  • Our Goodreads book club is going strong with over 200 members. We are wrapping up our reading of Splinter of the Mind’s Eye and are getting ready to read Heir to the Jedi in March.
  • We give our thoughts on Marvel Darth Vader #1. Aaron gets scolded for dropping spoilers.
  • Dark Horse Comics released their final comic volume in October. We finally review Rebel Heist. Goodbye Dark Horse. You had a good run.
  • We also review the Rebels junior novel Servants of the Empire: Edge of Rebellion. Teresa gets her chance to talk some Harry Potter on the podcast.
  • Shout out to the Ion Cannon podcast. We totally ripped off your rating system.

Bonus game: See if you can catch all the Disney references and send us an email with how many and what you heard.

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A Shattered Legacy – SWBW #36

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In this episode of Star Wars Bookworms we talk mostly comics and answer some listener emails. Bria from Tosche Station joins us and brings some impressive comic book knowledge to the discussion. She’s really cool.

  • Splinter of the Mind’s Eye is our book club book for Jan/Feb. Join us over at Goodreads and get in on the conversation.
  • Marvel Star Wars #1 has come out and we give our thoughts on the first issue.
  • We had emails from Lenie, Ben, and David asking about double-bladed lightsabers, continuing stories for The Clone Wars characters, and what themes from Legends we want to be left behind. Teresa was not happy to learn about the Endor Holocaust.
  • Aaron posed a question about Legends characters being used in the new canon and how much of their backstory should stay intact.
  • We review the final Legacy comics, Legacy Volume 4 – Empire of One. Bria is a big fan.
  • We also review the final Brian Wood Star Wars comics, Star Wars Volume 4: A Shattered Hope.

Ania Solo

 

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Rebel of Dathomir – SWBW #35

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We took a little bit of a break but we are back just in time for Christmas! And so much happened during our time off, so we had plenty to talk about.

  • StarWars.com posted a holiday gift guide for readers. Teresa walked us through the list and we basically want it all.
  • Since our last episode the title The Force Awakens was announced, we got a teaser trailer, and character names were revealed. We gave our thoughts on it all.
  • Marvel Star Wars #1 is coming soon and we have lots of covers to choose from. We talked about the numerous variants, how we feel about them, and picked a few we like.
  • We review Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir, the canon comic series based on unused scripts from The Clone Wars.
  • We briefly discuss Star Wars Volume 3: Rebel Girl. We didn’t have much positive to say so we kept this review short.

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Greg Weisman Interview – SWBW #34

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We are totally spoiling you guys. Last episode we had Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla, to help us review a book. This episode we bring you an interview with one of the executive producers from Season 1 of Star Wars Rebels, Greg Weisman!

Greg talked to us about his childhood memories of Star Wars, his time working on Rebels, and the upcoming Kanan comics. We also discussed other projects he’s worked on like Young Justice, Gargoyles, and his planned 9-novel series.

The first two books in the series have already been released and you should definitely check them out. Click the links below to find them on Amazon.

Rain of the Ghosts

Spirits of Ash and Foam

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A New Dawn with Vanessa Marshall – SWBW #33

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If you could get any guest to help review the novel A New Dawn, who would it be? Vanessa Marshall, right?

We did that.

Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera Syndulla, joined us for the entire episode and we were crazy excited.

  • NYCC. We talk with Vanessa about her experience at New York Comic Con and give our own favorite moments.
  • A new Kanan comic is coming from Marvel! And will we ever get Teresa’s wanted Wicket/Kitwarr team-up comic?
  • The Emperor’s new name. We know it and we talk about it.
  • We save the best for last. A full review of the novel A New Dawn with Star Wars Rebels actor, Vanessa Marshall!

Hera Syndulla

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