Jedi Journals: Star Wars Literature Podcast
Summary: The ForceCast's Jedi Journals is a monthly lietarture podcast covering the past, present, and future of Star Wars literature. Each episode features commentary and discussion on everything from the comics, magazines, and novels to coffee table books, reference guides, encyclopedias, and more. The show offers frequent listener giveaways, author interviews, and reviews of the latest offerings from all Lucasfilm licensed publishers including Del Rey, Marvel Comics, DK Publishing, Titan Publishing, Dark Horse Comics, and others.
May The Fourth Be With You from the longest running Star Wars literature podcast in the galaxy! This month, hear reviews on the Shadows of the Empire comic series and the new Star Wars: The High Republic - Into the Dark YA novel. Listen in for an update on the latest in variant hunting as the War of the Bounty Hunters series nears 50 different covers! As always, this is your one-stop-shop for all the latest titles in books, comics & magazines on the May episode of Jedi Journals!
It's a busy show this month as Star Wars Volume 2 - Operation Starlight, Star Wars: The High Republic - Light of the Jedi & Star Wars: A Test of Courage all get reviewed. Plus, a plethora of book news that's sure to keep you busy for the rest of 2021 and beyond all on the April episode of Jedi Journals!
A new comic series announced, a 19-year-old story gets reviewed, Chris & Jay speak of the past, present & future of collecting Star Wars comic books, new book titles revealed and a classic magazine becomes one with the Force. All on the March episode of Jedi Journals!
From A Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back & Star Wars: Doctor Aphra Volume 1 reviewed, exciting new titles revealed, Star Wars Insider celebrates its milestone 200th issue and so much more all on the February episode of Jedi Journals!
A new era of Star Wars is upon us! Star Wars: The High Republic comes racing into view with the launch of a historic multi-year project rollout and we've got all the details for you this month. Listen in for a review of Star Wars: Bounty Hunters Volume 1, our thoughts on Lucasfilm's menu of upcoming titles, new releases and a whole lot more on the January 2021 episode of Jedi Journals!
Have yourself a merry little Christmas with Star Wars literature galore as the show celebrates a full decade of production! This month, Jay & Chris reminisce about the life & career of Dave Prowse, discuss past guests, give you a rundown of what titles to pick up and what variant comics to be on the hunt for. You can also listen to full reviews for Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) TPB Vol 1 - "Dark Heart of The Sith" & Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy - Chaos Rising. All that and so much more on the December episode of Jedi Journals!
It's that time of year when it's fun to curl up with a good book, and there's plenty to be had. This month the guys check out Star Wars: Poe Dameron - Free Fall and Star Wars: Dark Legends, as well as take a look at the first story arc for Star Wars (2020), "The Destiny Path". There's also the updates on shipping delays, new exclusive editions and retailer exclusives, plus all the recent comic, book and magazine news you can handle. Check it all out on the November episode of Jedi Journals!
Star Wars literature releases always seems to grow towards the end of the year and with Star Wars Reads 2020 upon us, this year is no different. Listen in for reviews on Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron - Shadow Fall, Star Wars: Queen's Peril and the Star Wars: Tales from Vader's Castle comic mini series! Also, we address listener feedback, give a rundown of new titles to watch out for and let you know where to grab some new magazines for your collection. All on the October episode of Jedi Journals!
Business is really starting to pick up with literature releases getting back on track. Listen in for some interesting recent acquisitions, a full review of the Star Wars: Lando mini series, some really cool new titles that are just out or coming soon and more on the September episode of Jedi Journals!
Conventions where major reveals are made may be down this year, but that doesn't mean there isn't Star Wars literature news to discuss! Listen in for a quick rundown of what we learned from the recent online announcements, enjoy a review of the Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren comic series and get up to speed on what titles & variants to be on the hunt for in the coming months all on the August episode of Jedi Journals!
It's a busy show this month with reviews of the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker novelization & the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge comic series. Details about the cast of the forthcoming Star Wars: Doctor Aphra audiobook are revealed, the authors & stories of From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back get announced, we find out about several new The Mandalorian titles and there's even a bit of listener feedback to get to all on the July episode of Jedi Journals!
There is light at the end of the tunnel! We are finally starting to see some new Star Wars literature come down the pipeline after major delays. Find out what comics, books and magazines are expected to hit stores next, listen in for a review on the Star Wars #108 & Star Wars: Target Vader comics and would you believe a vintage magazine featuring a rare shortened version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was recently discovered? Informative is the perfect word to describe the June episode of Jedi Journals!
With so many businesses shut down right now, there's not a lot of Star Wars literature news to report, but that doesn't stop Jay & Chris from bringing you some interesting discoveries. Dennis checks in with a review of Star Wars Journey to The Rise of Skywalker: Allegiance, a report of an epic in-store find makes its way to the news desk and Anthony Daniels has an audiobook that you won't want to miss. All that and more on the May episode of Jedi Journals!
New details on Star Wars: The High Republic emerge, more details for Star Wars: Shadow Fall are revealed and the Star Wars Vol. 13: Rogues and Rebels Trade Paperback gets reviewed. All comic books on hold for the foreseeable future? Listen in for the answer to that question and more on the April episode of Jedi Journals!
"Project Luminous" is now The High Republic! Jay & Chris break down the huge news about the next chapter in Star Wars literature. The Clone Wars is back, The Rise of Skywalker novel is nearly out, Resistance Reborn & Doctor Aphra Vol. 7 get reviewed along with a run down of all the latest comics, books and magazines blasting their way into our galaxy on the March episode of Jedi Journals!