Tosche Station Radio #34: Illustrated


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On this week’s episode of Tosche Station Radio, Nanci and Brian are joined by blog writer Bria to discuss the latest Expanded Universe novel announcements as well as the Essential Reader’s Companion.

Since the last time we podcasted, Bria reviewed the Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan. Nanci started her Jedi Prince retrospective. Emily went to New Mexico and explored some geeky sites. Brian looked at X-Wing’s impossible mission. Bria and Brian wondered who should play Carol Danvers in the Marvel Film Universe.

In Fixer’s Flash, Brian’s been busy reading both War of the Sasons: The Human and The Price of the Stars. He’s also been knee-deep in comics, reading through Captain Marvel #5 as well as Hawkeye 1-3. Nanci’s kept herself busy re-reading the Jedi Prince books for her retrospective as well as the fifth book in the Mageworlds sreies. To complete the trifecta, Bria has also been reading Mageworlds. She’s also found time to get through Vortex and Stephen King’s The Long Walk.

Deak’s Dirt is covering nearly three weeks worth of news, so listen in for a discussion of all things Marvel. The hosts also discuss the Expanded Universe book announcements from San Diego Comic Con, Celebration VI, and New York Comic Con. Everyone seems excited for the John Jackson Miller Kenobi novel as well as the Rebels books.

This week’s Camie’s Concerns dives into The Essential Reader’s Companion by Pablo Hidalgo. Brian, Nanci, and Bria discuss the content, the artwork, and share their impressions of the book. Should you buy it? Listen in to find out!

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