This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your Count of Continuities; Nathan P. Butler sit down to discuss the 2017 Year In Review: The Books! So strap in and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into that galaxy far, far away!
This episode your hosts discuss:
Star Wars Books of 2017:
Nate’s book: A Saga on Home Video
“Adult” Novels from Del Rey
Empire’s End (both hardback and paperback)
From a Certain Point of View
Paperback reprints of Life Debt, Rogue One, and Catalyst
Han Solo trilogy got a B&N hardback reprint
Larger Books from Disney Lucasfilm Press
Legends of Luke Skywalker
Paperback reprints of Lost Stars and Ahsoka
Younger Reader Books of Note (new material)
Join the Resistance (1) and Escape from Vodran (2)
Backstories: Darth Vader: Sith Lord
Adventures in Wild Space: The Cold (UK and here) and The Rescue (UK, finishing out the UK version). The U.S. also saw The Steal reprinted here as The Heist and The Dark reprinted here as The Darkness, both this year from UK books from 2016.
Rogue One junior novelization
Guardians of the Whills
BB-8 on the Run
Chewie and the Porgs
New versions of kid’s adaptations of ANH, ESB, and ROTJ to go with TFA with some alterations for the SG’s new canon
FOD: Daring Adventures vol. 1 and 2, Tales of Hope and Courage
Comedic / Parody
Jedi Academy: The Force Oversleeps
99 Stormtroopers Join the Empire
The Force Doth Awaken
Reference Style Works
Topps Classic Sticker Book
On the Front Lines
Star Wars Made Easy
Star Wars Coding Projects
Ultimate LEGO SW
TLJ Incredible CS
Stormtroopers Beyond the Armor
Absolutely Everything…Updated and Expanded
NEW LEGENDS STORIES FROM 2017:
Trading Scars is a short story written by Sam Wallschlaeger and published in the developer blog for Star Wars: The Old Republic on August 17, 2017. It serves as a prelude to the Flashpoint: Crisis on Umbara
Chasing Copero is a short story written by Charles Boyd and published in the developer blog for Star Wars: The Old Republic on November 16, 2017. It serves as a prelude to the Flashpoint: A Traitor Among the Chiss.
All this, and more!
Once more your hosts cover entirely too much action this episode. But don’t worry, give it a go; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might even get a little education on Star Wars while you’re at it. But no matter how you slice it and dice it, you’ll be having another adventure Beyond the Films. So sit back, hang on, enjoy the show, and may the Force be with you!
Also be sure to check out the latest SWBTF Video Links from your hosts:
Nathan’s From the Star Wars Library
Nathan’s YouTube ChronoRadio
Mark’s YouTube Rogue Transmissions
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