Fresh off the release, take a look at my review of the latest Star Wars novel!
This is the first of a series of articles stemming from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. It’s taken me a week to get caught back up to the real world, but you won’t have to wait for me to read the pre-releases I picked up at Celebration (that were released today). So let’s kick off with the big one: Ultimate Star Wars, by Patricia Barr, Adam Bray, Daniel Wallace and Ryder Windham.
“But everyone knows the movies are full of crap. The truth is, it started with Blade, and ended with him,” the Narrator says as Blade: Trinity opens. “The rest of us were just along for the ride.” This can’t be more true. Why the hell are all these other shit heads in this movie?
We reach possibly the worst Starting story for a Doctor ever made this week, with Doctor Who’s The Twin Dilemma! (Split due to technical difficulties on Twitch)
Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith is the first half of a Star Wars epic. Together with The Sith War, it creates a twelve part voyage from Jedi Apprentice to a Sith Lord at the end of his days – or not. In fact, it takes the story backward, from a media perspective. Ignoring release dates, the saga of Darth Palpatine starts with a novel followed by six films and is wrapped up with a comic epilogue. The tale of Exar Kun starts with a twelve page comic epic, follows up with a cinematic video game about the aftermath of his war, and wraps up with a novel epilogue.
The Main four return again after a previously failed Friday recording. This time covering the first story of the 5th Doctor.