Tuesday, December 22, 2009
What's that Demagol guy all about? What was Zayne doing during his summer vacation? What was in that box Demagol brought back to the ship that raucous night on Wor Tandell? What's the story with Zayne's new lightsaber? What's up with Jarael's ears, anyway? And more!
Mass Effect Redemption #1, shipping to your comics shops Jan. 6! All at no extra cost...
On that score, I have also posted a page for Mass Effect: Redemption #3, which has been solicited for a March release. Remember, you can also get a full-story version of the first issue in the Mass Effect 2 Collector's Edition, shipping in late January.
Update: Holiday repast consumed, I now have some thoughts online about Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic #48. All sorts of little tidbits, like whose voice I hear for Demagol — and detailed instructions for engineering your own superwarrior like Jarael!
Friday, December 18, 2009
And the interview wave continues — now with a very nice interview feature on Comic Book Resources, covering my experiences on Knights of the Old Republic. There are also fresh preview pages from issue #48, releasing on Wednesday! Be sure to check it out!
Friday, December 11, 2009
More interviews coming down the pike: The latest is Time magazine's Techland blog, which interviewed me about the making of Mass Effect: Redemption, Dark Horse's new comics series launching January 6. More to come!
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
There's an in-depth process interview with artist Omar Francia about our new Mass Effect: Redemption series on Comic Book Resources this morning -- showing how he took a lot of the concept artwork for Mass Effect 2 and put it to use in the comics series launching January 6.
Click through and take a look!
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
We've had costumes and handmade action figures: Now, Zayne and Jarael from Knights of the Old Republic have moved into the realm of feline nomenclature. Comics creator Lin Workman and Nicki Howe, friends from Midsouthcon, messaged me this morning about the adoption of two kittens, Zayne and Jarael.
Jarael's the white one, obviously — and apparently she regularly kicks Zayne's kitten kiester, so everything's in character there.
Thanks for the note, guys — makes me and my kid-named cats ("Pip" "Ghost" "Boo") sound downright uncreative. Enjoy!
Saturday, December 5, 2009
Folks, here's a chance to catch up on back issues of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic you may have missed, or to put together a nice gift package for that fan in your life. Things from Another World is having a giant sale on much of the run of Knights of the Old Republic — for a dollar each!
It appears to run until Dec. 12, while supplies last. The earliest issue available in the online catalog is indeed #1 — I would suspect a later printing — though the later issues in there, beginning with #9, are definitely first prints. Postage and handling, etc., apply — but it's a great holiday chance to stock up on missing back issues.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Good news! Star Wars Celebration V has been announced for August 12-15 in Orlando Florida. The official site is here.
And in what is even better news (for me, anyway), the conflict between those dates and those for Wizard World Chicago, which I usually try to attend, has already been resolved. Wizard is moving its show to the following weekend, citing Star Wars Celebration.
I'll definitely be attending Star Wars Celebration; don't know yet if I can hit Chicago on the way back, but I am glad to know it's an option. Haven't been to Florida since my senior spring break in high school — this'll be fun. See you there!