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Lit Omnibus Program: A Place for Everything?

Discussion in 'Literature' started by marvelfett11, Jan 24, 2010.

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  1. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    They can resize it, think that's being done with Lone Wolf and Cub omnibuses.
     
  2. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    That would be interesting to see. I am fully committed to getting all the SW omnibuses, and maybe the hardcovers....

    But its going to take time...30 omnibuses!
     
  3. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Finished Tales of the Jedi Volume 1 Omnibus. Very good. Must find the 2nd volume. The art was pretty good. Not my most favorite but still pretty likable.
     
  4. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Just got a message from a book store: The Dark Empire Trilogy is out of print, they can't send one to me. Too bad. When I finally give in and order the hardcovers, I can't get the first two. The Thrawn Trilogy I'm not that interested in, it's just an adaptation as well-drawn as it is. DE is another animal. Well, at least I can read it by the inter-library loan system, and wait for the possible regular Omnibus.
     
  5. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Have you tried the Amazon Marketplace for DE?
     
  6. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I would have to learn how to order from abroad (not a deal breaker), and the prizes are too high (a deal breaker). I'll settle for just reading it for now, owning it can come later. Amazon now says that it is "temporarily out of stock" but I don't think it will ever be restocked.
     
  7. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    There might be a new edition. Perhaps maybe there will be an omnibus of it.

    Hell, I wouldn't mind them making it hardcover but having the Omnibus design on it. At least then it would *partially* fit with the others.

    Out of curiosity where are you located?

    I have a two online sites that "appear" to have Dark Empire HC. How much are you willing to pay? They are around the $30 price tag.

    The only bad thing is that they are local comic book stores, not super fast retailers. It will take time for them to ship it.

    I ordered from one of them a few days ago and it doesn't look like my order has shipped yet.
     
  8. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    Should I be worried that its been 8 days since I paid for omnibus and the site says it hasn't even shipped yet?
     
  9. Amphimachus

    Amphimachus Jedi Padawan

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    I'm reading volume 2 now and it's quite good. Volume 1 was the first Star Wars comic I'd read and I found the art style to be very interesting. I wish the KotOR Omnibus was coming out sooner though, September is way too long for me to wait to continue chronologically.
     
  10. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    I can't wait to get the 2nd volume then. Agreed about KOTOR. I wish it came out now.
     
  11. TrandoJedi

    TrandoJedi Jedi Master star 4

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    Ive held off buying any of the KOTOR volumes as I figured a Omnibus was around the corner, very excited about finally getting to read KOTOR! Even though it is quite a wait.
     
  12. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    I only hope they have more omnibuses packed for the fall. I kinda feel like this year's set isn't as good as last years. Especially the Republic Clone War Trilogy omnibuses.

    I discovered that my X-wing rogue squadron volume 2 omnibus hadn't shipped because they didn't have it in stock....They didn't even notify me until I asked why it had been 10 days and no shipment, but thankfully they just shipped volume 3 for me as I had already sent them payment.

    Then yesterday I got x-wing volume 1 in the mail from a east coast California comic shop. It was in beautiful condition, It looked like it had never been read before! I am afraid to read it now, because it is in such good condition! I don't want to damage the book or binding....

    Is there a specific "way" to read these omnibi without damaging them?
     
  13. _Catherine_

    _Catherine_ Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I just kind of bend the pages a little so I can see the page without breaking the spine but that's how I read all my books because I'm neurotic.
     
  14. jaoblias

    jaoblias Jedi Knight star 1

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    Perch the spine in your hand and let the pages fall and be supported by your fingers.
     
  15. Skywalker8921

    Skywalker8921 Jedi Knight star 4

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    Is there any indication as to whether the first KOTOR Omnibus will include issue 0: Crossroads? I'm assuming so, since it was in the Commencement TPB, but not entirely sure.
     
  16. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Brace yourselves!

    LEGACY HARDCOVER 2

    John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (W/P), Omar Francia (P), Kajo Baldisimo (P), Alan Robinson (P), Dan Parsons (I), Brad Anderson (C), Jesus Aburto (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover)
    On sale Sept 11
    FC, 424 pages
    $34.99
    HC, 6" x 9"
    A century after the death of Darth Vader, the Sith have returned and the galaxy is on the brink of war. The one hope for stopping the Sith lies with ex-Jedi and would-be pirate Cade Skywalker, the last of the Skywalker lineage. But Cade has plans of his own ...
    "Legacy has long stood as one of the most interesting and original new additions to the expanded Universe."—IGN
     
  17. Jeff_Ferguson

    Jeff_Ferguson Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Imperial Knights! I love those guys!

    So is this Shards?
     
  18. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    These are Omnibus-sized, over 400 pages each, so Shards is in the first one. This is likely to have TPB:s 4-7 or something like that.

    The upcoming Omnibus-line looks like this now:
    Wild Space vol 1 (of 2+) in June
    Legacy Hardcover vol 1 (of 3) in June
    KOTOR vol 1 (of 3) in September
    Legacy Hardcover vol 2 (of 3) in September
     
  19. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    Lets hope they churn out these omnibuses fast if they find out their time is running out!
     
  20. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    KOTOR 2 has been solicitated for December (can't link but it's on Comic Book Resources), and Randy confirmed on the Dark Horse boards that a Dark Times Omnibus is on the works. Then again the newspaper strip Omnibuses were first mentioned years ago, so no need to hold breath yet.
     
  21. jaoblias

    jaoblias Jedi Knight star 1

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    The newspaper omnis are going to take a while, what with all the reformatting and potential touch ups whereas Dark Times can just be resized and reordered (Probably with the purge stuff.)
     
  22. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    The Days of Fear, Knights of Anger TPB is listed under the first KOTOR Omnibus and the 2nd Omnibus but goes to Vindication when you click on the link in the 2nd KOTOR Omnibus on the Omnibus Wookiepedia page.
     
  23. Suikoman444

    Suikoman444 Jedi Knight

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    They still haven't officially announced a contents list for either KOTOR omnibus as far as I know, so anything about the exact issues on Wookieepedia is just speculation.
     
  24. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    It's speculation but I think that it's likely to happen that way. Vindication would be a grand finale, and the summary mentions the final confrontation with the Jedi Masters. The third Omnibus would have 36-50 plus War 1-5 and possibly Handbook (it could be collected in 1 or 2).


    Cover: http://www.comicbookresources.com/n...e/201310/SW_Omnibus_KnightsOldRepublic_v2.jpg
    Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Volume 2 TP
    John Jackson Miller (W), Brian Ching (P), Bong Dazo (P), Scott Hepburn (P), Alan Robinson (P), Dustin Weaver (P), Dan Parsons (I), Joe Pimentel (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Colin Wilson (Cover)
    On sale Dec 18
    FC, 440 pages
    $24.99
    TP, 6” x 9”
    After Zayne Carrick is framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi in training, his poor luck prevents him from clearing his name and throws him into dangerous situations all over the galaxy, leading to his final confrontation with the Jedi Masters who massacred their own Padawans!
    • Expands the story of the smash-hit Knights of the Old Republic video games!
    • From the New York Times best-selling novelist John Jackson Miller!
     
  25. BoromirsFan

    BoromirsFan Jedi Master star 4

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    http://www.newsarama.com/18670-dark-horse-november-2013-solicitations.html

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    Star Wars: Republic #79–#80, Dark Times Volume 1—The Path to Nowhere,Dark Times Volume 2—Parallels,Dark Times Volume 3—Vector, and “Star Wars: Dark Times—Blue Harvest” Parts 1–2.

    16 issues I believe. The other 16 issues of DT comprise the rest of Blue Harvest up to A Spark Remains part 5. So that might be in a possible volume 2 (Its cutting awfully close to the trade releases of Fire Carrier and A Spark Remains)



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    Star Wars headliners Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and others feature in six tales of galaxy-shaking adventure for readers of all ages!

    So this is essentially all six volumes of the Star Wars Adventures digest from DH.

    I wonder if it will be in digest size too?
     
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