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NYCC 2012: Timothy Zahn on ‘Star Wars: Scoundrels’


NYCC 2012: Timothy Zahn on ‘Star Wars: Scoundrels’

Fan favorite Timothy Zahn shared some news about his soon to be released novel Star Wars: Scoundrels, as well as some stories about his visit to Skywalker Ranch and his thoughts on being an author widely thought of as having kicked off the Star Wars fiction line.

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NYCC 2012: Cosplay Roundup


Using a careful, scientific method that I like to call “eyeballin’ it,” I’ve determined that the 3 most commonly seen costumes at NYCC 2012 were:
1. Deadpool
2. Jake (Adventure Time)
3. Waldo
Which did you see most frequently? What were your favorites? Did you dress up? Let us know in the comments and share any great cosplay pics [...]

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NYCC 2012: Anna Hrachovec, ‘Super-Scary Mochimochi’


NYCC 2012: Anna Hrachovec, ‘Super-Scary Mochimochi’

Artist and author Anna Hrachovec is the creator the adorable Mochimochi, tiny little yarn creatures that have been featured in several books, the most recent of which is Super-Scary Mochimochi. NYCC on Sunday was packed to capacity, and crowds were as loud and boisterous as ever. In order to better capture Anna’s interview, we recorded [...]

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NYCC 2012: Pablo Hildalgo, Writer, ‘The Essential Readers’ Companion: Star Wars’


NYCC 2012: Pablo Hildalgo, Writer, ‘The Essential Readers’ Companion: Star Wars’

Pablo Hildalgo stepped from a packed signing to speak with me about the new Essential Readers’ Companion: Star Wars. Writing the book was an enormous project, but I think that when you see it you’ll agree that the effort was not in vain.

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NYCC 2012: Artist Jeff Carlisle on ‘The Essential Reader’s Companion: Star Wars’


NYCC 2012: Artist Jeff Carlisle on ‘The Essential Reader’s Companion: Star Wars’

It’s Mythbusters‘ Jamie Hyneman! What’s he doing at Random House’s booth? Oh, no, wait: It’s artist Jeff Carlise! I caught Jeff mid-signing for a few minutes to discuss his work with Pablo Hidalgo on The Essential Reader’s Companion: Star Wars.
http://youtu.be/jAV5R9EcyFs

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NYCC 2012: Chuck Palahniuk on Transgression, Boundaries and His New Book


NYCC 2012: Chuck Palahniuk on Transgression, Boundaries and His New Book

Chuck Palahniuk’s fans showed up hours early to meet their favorite writer during his signing at NYCC 2012. The line was enormous, and those lucky enough to get there in time got a free(!) signed copy of Palahniuk’s most recent book Damned and a few moments to have a few words with the author. This [...]

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NYCC 2012: Lia Habel Talks Love, Sex, Steampunk and the Living Dead


NYCC 2012: Lia Habel Talks Love, Sex, Steampunk and the Living Dead

Lia Habel, author of Dearly, Beloved, arrived at our booth in full cosplay mode, ready to talk Steampunk, Victorian literature and zombies. Naturally, we were eager to get her thoughts on these matters and more.
Note: Due to the enormous crowd at NYCC, some noise reduction was performed on this video. If you hear [...]

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NYCC 2012: ‘Demon Lover’ Writer Carol Goodman/Juliet Dark on Sex, Demons and Salacious Details


NYCC 2012: ‘Demon Lover’ Writer Carol Goodman/Juliet Dark on Sex, Demons and Salacious Details

The fun at NYCC continues! For your viewing pleasure we have an interview with Carol Goodman, also known as Juliet Dark. She’s the author of the supernatural romance The Demon Lover. Goodman and I discussed depicting romantic subject matter in a supernatural context, faerie folklore, and the one type of fae that she couldn’t work [...]

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NYCC 2012: Lance Henriksen and Tom Mandrake on Their New Comic Book ‘To Hell You Ride’


ToHellYouRideI’m a huge Lance Henriksen fanboy. I began my fascination with the actor, like a lot of people, with his iconic role in ALIENS. A few years later, I became hooked on his series Millennium, and started watching the rest of his movies, including (what became one of my all-time favorite vampire movies) Near Dark. When I heard that he was writing a comic book with the incredibly talented Tom Mandrake, to be published by Dark Horse comics, my curiosity was piqued to say the least.

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NYCC 2012: Legendary SF/F Author Elizabeth Moon on Paladins and Moral Ambiguity in Heroic Fiction


NYCC 2012: Legendary SF/F Author Elizabeth Moon on Paladins and Moral Ambiguity in Heroic Fiction

When Elizabeth Moon has a moment to talk, you make time. The author of Echoes of Betrayal and creator of paladin Paksenarrion Dorthansdotter and so many other memorable characters shared a few memorable moments with us at NYCC to discuss good and evil, the relativity of both and how one works with that tension in [...]

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