Episode 213 :: State of the Empire - The "Journey" Begins

State of the Empire is Nerdy Show’s Star Wars speculation podcast where we “look for news in Alderaan places”.
We're only 9 months away from the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and, like a great engine of war, the rumor mill is churning! The printing presses are churning too - because we're witnessing the first signs of a transmedia blitz that's ushering in the new age of Star Wars; comics, novels, and more branded as "The Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens".

Join Cap, Doug, Matt, and Tony as we embark on this "Journey" with a rough outline of what's to come and what we see on the horizon. We review the first wave of Marvel Star Wars comics, speculate on the recently-announced first Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One, and the mysterious spin-off to follow. But that's not all - our Bothan spies have been hard at work! WE OUTLINE THE ENTIRETY OF EPISODE VII. That's right, safely contained in a spoiler-proof carbonite segment at the end of the episode we merge rumors into a complete map of things to come. We know a great many "whats" and "hows" but it's up to us to fill in the outline with the all-important "whys". We also speculate on how Star Wars Rebels' new revelations connect the show with A New Hope.

Tune in for the overview of the latest in Star Wars news, or boldly stick around as we look beneath the mask of the forthcoming Star Wars timeline.

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