Lit Star Wars Insider 171

Discussion in 'Literature' started by mbruno, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. JoeBiWanKenobi Jedi Master

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    Still waiting in Canada...
  2. Endol Jedi Knight

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    Rumours floating around Facebook that the blade squadron jakku would be the last short story in insider magazine. I've just renewed my subscription so I would be cancelling if this is the case
  3. LelalMekha Jedi Grand Master

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    If that turns out to be true, then the Insider will have completely lost its interest in my eyes. First no more Rogue Galleries, and now no short story?
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  4. DarthInternous Del Rey Assistant Editor

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    Rumors! Lies! Deceptions!

    Yes....Blade Squadron Jakku is the last short tale in Insider for the foreseeable future. Certainly through the rest of 2017.
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  5. bsmith7174 Jedi Knight

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    Why?

    First Titan Magazines stops printing the Rebels comics and now this?


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  6. Endol Jedi Knight

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    It is a shame, I had just renewed with 171 being my last on the older subscription. had to phone up this morning to cancel and get a refund.

    my concern would be that if short stories are still being commissioned by LSG, where will then up? the tie in short stories have historically been re-printed in the paperback editions of said novel. I personally didn't mind that as I would have Insider already.

    But if say for example a tie in novel to Inferno Squad only comes in the paperback and not the hardback, that's a bit naughty forcing double dipping for completionists.
  7. Riven_JTAC Jedi Master

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    Well that's crap. I just renewed a few weeks ago.
  8. Yunzabit Jedi Knight

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    I, for one am disappointed, but we will get 40 short stories in October in "A Certain Point of View" anthology book. That should tie us over.
  9. JLG Jedi Master

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    ^I have to imagine that's the reason, right? There have been 17 short stories in Insider since 2014, and the bulk of those writers are contributing to A Certain Point of View, which has more than double that in one book! #OperationBlueMilk was definitely an all hands on deck affair, so it's understandable.
  10. Pfluegermeister Jedi Grand Master

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    So then how is it lie, a rumor, or a deception?
  11. DarthInternous Del Rey Assistant Editor

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    It isn't, just a bad attempt at a joke.

    Operation Blue Milk doesn't really have anything to do with the decision. We decided to take a step back from the insider short fiction for a bit. Might it return? Might we find a different outlet or avenue for It? We'll see. It's something we're always assessing.
  12. JLG Jedi Master

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    Hmm, interesting! I just hope short fiction remains a part of Star Wars publishing, whatever happens.

    P.S., it sure would be rad to see the already published Insider stories collected in some way.... [face_whistling]
  13. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod

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    I agree as the UK version of Insider didn't carry them at first so there are some we missed here.