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All Sorts of Weird Stuff offers news and information about George R.R. Martin, in particular about his A Song of Ice and Fire series.

"When I was young, I read all sorts of stuff. One week it would be Lovecraft, the next Vance. It was all imaginative literature, or as my dad called it 'Weird Stuff.' It was all 'Weird Stuff.'"

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DB Pro Freebie

The creators of "The Hedge Knight" graphic novel adaption, Dabel Brothers Productions, have made available a pdf with short previews of all their current and many of their forthcoming titles.

It includes a brief look at "The Hedge Knight", and if you haven’t already picked it up, why not preoder the trade paperback collection of the whole series that is due out in June.

New GRRM Novella

A novella called "Shadow Twin", George RR Martin, Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham, will be published by Scifi.com during

June.

AGoT RPG Delayed

The A Game of Thrones RPG has been pushed back from its intended August 2004 release date to a fall release date. Guardians of Order, the makers of the game, states on their board that the reason is that until GRRM has finished A Feast for Crows, he does not have enough time to work with them on the RPG.

Short Story Update

As previously mentioned, the trade paperback collection of "The Hedge Knight" comic book will contain additional material in the form of a short story. We have now learned that this story will be a comic book adaptation of the the story of the battle of the Redgrass Field as told in "The Sworn Sword".

More Westerosi Coins

The Shire Post, producers of coins from history and fantasy, have added another coin to their lineup of Westerosi coins; a silver stag from shortly after Aegon’s Conquest.

New GRRM Short Story

The trade paperback collection of "The Hedge Knight" comic book will, according to Dabel Brothers Production, contain a new short story by GRRM!

Official Site Update

GRRM’s official site has been updated with news about three upcoming editions of Fevre Dream, one of his earlier novels and a very good one at that. Not only will Bantam Books do a reprint, but there will also be a limited editiom from Subterranean Press (the publisher of GRRM: A RRetrospective and a 10-issue comic adaption from Avatar Comics.

AGoT RPG News

Reporting from the GAMA Trade Show, GamingReport.com notes that Guardians of Order have announced a few more details about their upcoming A Game of Thrones RPG. The corebook is slated for an August 2004 release, with supplements due autumn 2004 and spring and summer 2005.

RRetrospective Selling Out

Only about 50 copies now remain of the numbered edition of GRRM: A RRetrospective, so if you have considered getting one, now is the time to order one from Subterranean Press.

More Westerosi Coins

The Shire Post, producers of coins from history and fantasy, have added another coin to their lineup of Westerosi coins; a coin from the last King in the North, Torrhen Stark.

AGoT Boardgame Expansion

The A Game of Thrones boardgame, from Fantasy Flights Games, is being expanded with additional rules and components which will cover, for example, House Martell and the ports of Westeros. The A Clash of Kings expansion

is due out in June.

The Hedge Knight #3 Available

For those who have waited for the third part of the comic-book adapation of "The Hedge Knight", it is now available. Additionally, the collection of issues #1, #2 and #3 has also been released. Finally, you can also see a preview of issue #4 on Roaring Studios board.

New GRRM Interview

Another new (and quite interesting) interview with GRRM is now available, this one at the Dragonsworn site.

Nomination for RRetrospective

GRRM: A RRetrospective has been nominated for Best Collection by the International Horror Guild.

New GRRM Interview

A new interview, with some interesting information, can be found here.