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"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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The trade paperback collection of the comic book adaption of "The Hedge Knight" has now been released. If you don’t have a store that carries it nearby, you can order it from Amazon.com. They are currently listing it as not yet released, but they should likely begin shipping soon.
This years WorldCon in Boston is fast approaching, and if you are considering going, you should check out the information provided by the Brotherhood without Banners, who once again will be organizing a great WorldCon party. It is a great opportunity to meet fellow fans and, of course, GRRM himself.
To help cover the costs of organizing the party, the BwB is holding a raffle. Tickets can be purhcased both by those who are going and those who won’t be attending, and the prizes will undoubtedly be of great interest to GRRM fans.
The auction ends on May 30th.
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.
A novella called "Shadow Twin", George RR Martin, Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham, will be published by Scifi.com during
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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 Westeros network consists of several different sites, including a forum and a wiki, for all your A Song of Ice and Fire needs.