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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.

Darth Maul

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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

Kanan Comics

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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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Legendary Authors at Dragon Con 2014 – SWBW #31

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More Dragon Con coverage from Star Wars Bookworms!

Last episode Aaron and Teresa gave a recap of their experiences at Dragon Con 2014 and shared the audio from the first panel they moderated featuring authors Timothy Zahn and Christie Golden. This episode our hosts talk about their time preparing for and moderating the second Star Wars author panel about canon and Legends.

This panel featured Zahn and Golden again as well as notable Star Wars authors Kevin Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Michael Stackpole, and Dave Wolverton. The authors talked about what the Legends label means to them, weaving continuities together, the future of Star Wars, and so much more!

And don’t forget. This month we are reading John Jackson Miller’s new Rebels novel, A New Dawn, over at our Goodreads book club. If you haven’t joined us yet, now is the perfect time. A New Dawn is the first novel in the new canon and is a great jumping on point into Star Wars literature. Also, John Jackson Miller himself has joined the book club and is contributing to the conversation over at Goodreads.

Dragon Con Author Panel

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Dragon Con 2014: A New Trope Panel Recap

This year saw me, Teresa, Riley, and Aaron all together at Dragon Con! While the convention is over, we are still releasing coverage of it including audio, photos, event coverage, and panel recaps like this one. Dragon Con has so much wonderful content from Marvel panels to parties, from Doctor Who to My Little Pony, and of course the Star Wars track, which had panels, parties, a costume contest, a trivia contest, and more. This Saturday panel was moderated by Teresa Delgado and Aaron Goins, who also have some audio of the panel on their podcast Star Wars Bookworms. The guests were Christie Golden and Timothy Zahn, both well know authors. The discussion revolved around tropes, with the authors talking about overdone story-lines in fiction, as well as classic themes that aid in the effort of telling a story well.

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