Lucasfilm announces Star Wars: Clone Wars Catch-Up Marathon
The following is the press release:
Although the final original episodes of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS have aired for the remainder of 2008, there’s no dearth of CLONE WARS fun available at Starwars.com to keep fans busy until Jan. 2, including the first-ever online “marathon,” which begins on Monday.
Starting Dec. 22, all 10 episodes of the hit Cartoon Network series that have aired to date will be available online at the official Star Wars website and at CartoonNetwork.com. What’s more, each episode features a video commentary by supervising director Dave Filoni; a web comic; and a detailed episode guide containing concept art and additional insights into STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS.
The online marathon ends on Monday, Jan. 5.
And on Friday, Jan. 2, the first new CLONE WARS episode of 2009, “Dooku Captured,” debuts at 9 p.m. on Cartoon Network.
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Petco and PetSmart are both offering the R2D2 Aquarium on sale for $79.99 (regularly $99 at Petsmart and $129.99 at Petco)!
Here’s a link to Petco’s site. I couldn’t find it online at PetSmart, it must just be available in store only.
Eos Books is giving away several books: The Servants by Michael Marshall Smith, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, Dark Rain by Tony Richards, The Dracula Dossier by James Reese, and 20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill. For more info, click here.
Buzz Focus always has giveaways going on. Currently, you can win The 4400 Complete Series DVD Box Set here.
Fantasy Book Critic has too many book giveaways to even list them all! Find them all on the homepage on the left hand side: http://fantasybookcritic.blogspot.com/
And Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist is giving away five signed copies of The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett here.
Sci-Fi fans and fans of the new Battlestar Galatica are in for a special treat. Get a free download of the first story from METAtropolis, a new original audiobook production from Audible.com. The first story is entitled “In the Forest of the Night” written by Jay Lake (author of “Mindspring“) and features the voice of Michael Hogan “Saul Tigh” from Battlestar Galatica. The complete audio book, featuring five unabridged novellas will be released on Oct. 21, 2008. Download the first story of the audio book today free. No credit card required.
Click here for free story download.
And click here for a sample from “The Red In The Sky Is Our Blood“ by Elizabeth Baer (read by Kandyse McClure cast member “Dee” of Battlestar Galatica).
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Solaris Books is giving away an incredible model used for their steampunk anthology “Extraordinary Engines” to one lucky winner. Visit http://www.solarisbooks.com/steampunk/ to view details and enter.
Random House Contest offers chance to win a trip to New York Comic-Con!
Random House has announced the launch of an exciting contest for recipients of the Strange Lands Newsletter. The winner will be awarded a free trip to the 2009 New York City Comic-Con Convention where he or she will have the opportunity to conduct an exclusive interview with Tamora Pierce – author of the Beka Cooper series. To enter the contest, applicants must mail in 10 questions that they would ask Tamora Pierce and state why they should be selected as a Strange Lands Correspondent.
Visit http://www.randomhouse.com/teens/strangelands/2008contest_signup.html to view details and enter.