International Packages Shipped and New Kickstarter Launched
I'm in Vegas for work this week, but yesterday afternoon I received word that all of the international rewards have now shipped. (Well, all that have completed surveys. I need... Read more
Books Arriving & Now On Amazon.com
I'm getting reports from several backers that their books have arrived. I cannot say I am sorry enough times for how late this is, and I want to thank all... Read more
Hundreds of book in the mail!
I'm back from a visit to the post office and can happily report that the U.S. supporters should watch the mail for books. All physical rewards shipping to U.S. addresses... Read more
Books Are Here!!!
Hundreds of books arrived yesterday, and starting Friday I'll box and ship out the hardcovers. The printer did a great job on this, and the 96-page books feel great and... Read more
Universe Expanded Ships Next Week
I confirmed with the printer today that Universe Expanded and Empire of Shadowsare both on schedule to ship on Monday, June 13. It's a one or two-day ship, so... Read more
Star Wars Newspaper Ads Update and Kickstarter Project
The Amazon Createspace book sample has arrived and looks pretty good. It's a softcover, though, and the paper is not of the same quality as my other books, so I'm... Read more
Sharing a secret.
Happy May the 4th, gang! Universe Expanded and Empire of Shadowsis at the printer, proofed, and as I wait for the second round of cover proofs, I'd like to... Read more
Proofs Arrived and Returned
The proofs for both books have arrived and I've gone through every page. I'm replacing one page in Empire of Shadows, have flagged dozens of pages in both books... Read more
Universe Expanded Cover
The Universe Expanded front and back cover. Also, I edited the Empire of Shadows front cover because I wasn't happy with the image selection and figured out a better approach.
Empire of Shadows Cover and Update
First up, the interior of the book is down to the last seven pages and then a run through to complete cross-references and make a last read through the entire... Read more
Photography, book design, and writing continue . . . slowly. My load at the office has not lightened (I am writing this from yet another hotel room), and getting into... Read more
I dramatically underestimated the work I had left to do on these books, and in looking at the project page I have also failed to keep all of you updated.... Read more
Page Counts: Your input needed!
The project closed successfully with the stretch goals met to release Universe Expanded as a 112-page hardcover book and Empire of Shadowsas a 64-page hardcover book. That makes the... Read more
Thank you! Your trust in me to create these books makes me try even harder to craft the absolute best books that I can. I'm now back with society --... Read more
This is it, guys! Tomorrow morning the Universe Expanded project will come to a close, and at the moment we're looking at a 96-page Universe Expanded book and 64-page Empire... Read more
First Stretch Goal and Chatting with Chris Pirillo
We've unlocked more pages! Universe Expanded is at 96-pages and now Empire of Shadows, the book about Kenner's 1996 Shadows of the Empireaction figures and vehicles, had reached... Read more
Do you have any reference material I may have missed?
With less than a week to go until the project closes -- and just $85 away from our next stretch goal! -- I wanted to check with all of you... Read more
Does Rorworr Belong in the Book?
The suggestion was made recently that Hasbro's Rorworr action figure -- found in the 2000 Invasion of Theed adventure game -- should appear in Universe Expanded. The action figure... Read more
I've been asked a very simple question that I realize I should have addressed from Day One.
"What are these going to sell for after the project?"
Well, that really... Read more
Goal! Now to hit those stretch goals.
Thanks, team, for pushing us over the goal. There's still sixteen days to go with the project and it's time we start focusing on the stretch goals and try to... Read more
Empire of Shadows Add-On Hardcover!
It's time to make this a reality! Now included in the Universe Expanded project here at Kickstarter is Empire of Shadows, a 48-page hardcover book about the 1996 Shadows... Read more
The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker and the Expanded Universe
Big and important news today, guys. If you're unfamiliar with The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker (website, Facebook) then you have been missing out on an amazing journey through the... Read more
Interviewed on the Caffeinated Comics Podcast
We've hit 82% of the goal and after a bit more planning I think I'll be announcing a Shadows of the Empireplan late this week or early next week.... Read more
Question: Shadows of the Empire?
We're down to three weeks to go and now at 77% of our goal. The work on the Universe Expandedbook continues to move forward, with toys getting ripped from... Read more
Latest Toy Pizza and 67%
Thank you to the Toy Pizza team for their latest episode and promoting Universe Expanded. In addition to sharing this latest project the new Toy Pizzaepisode also shows off... Read more
Interview at "From 4-LOM to Zuckuss" and 45% Funded
As of this morning the project has reached 45% of its funding; almost half way there and we still have about 29 days to go! I must thank all of... Read more
Thank you, guys, for jumping in to support the project on the very first day. We've still got 30 days to go before the project ends, and with any real... Read more