Weekly roundup: May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019

 

A round-up of notable news and updates in the Star Wars Expanded Universe 

 

* Peter Mayhew, the actor behind Chewbacca, has passed away.

 

* Play SWTOR? Today, Friday May 3 at 6 P.M. EST on the Star Forge Server, join the Expanded Universe Alliance in celebrating the life of Peter Mayhew. The location is Adiakyth's Marketplace Cantina, publicly listed Nar Shaddaa Stronghold.

 

* StarWarsTimeline.net confirmed on its Facebook page that the lost EU novel Blood Oath by Elaine Cunningham -- about Jedi Knight Zekk -- was in fact never finished. It's unclear whether any notes or outlines exist that might one day be shared with the public. 

 

* YouTuber Eckhardt's Ladder published a passionate defense of the EU and its fandom

 

* Spencer Crilly offers an analysis of Inquisitor Jerec.

 

* Matt Wilkins addresses the cynical view among some that this month’s Marvel 108 (a one-shot comic set in the EU continuity) isn’t being done for EU fans in his latest Matt Chat here. Have your preordered your copy yet?

 

What other notable EU news broke this week that we missed? Let us know in the comments or write us at contact@theexpandeduniverse.com

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