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Jan August 21st 10 02:58

"Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
I know at least one person over here has been waiting for the Crusade books to come out. The first of the 4 volume set will be available on Wed. Aug. 25 at 10:00 AM Pacific time.

Why four books when it was supposed to be three? Check out B5Books.com for more information and to see the cover of the first book.

This is gonna be good!

Jan

vacantlook August 21st 10 07:09

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Since this is about books related to Babylon 5/Crusade, I I'm going to move this thread to the B5.related forum instead of having it here in the B5.personnel.

Bester August 21st 10 17:29

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
I may have missed it - has the price been announced?

babylonfan August 21st 10 17:36

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Quote:

Originally Posted by Bester (Post 364501)
I may have missed it - has the price been announced?

They mentioned they found a lot of interesting stuff in the warehouse. Is there any chance that original CGI files were found, and that the DVDs can get a proper make-over?


EDIT: Sorry, I misread. It isn't for sale for $10 the first 7 days. It's for sale 10 dollars cheaper the first 7 days. The regular price has not been announced yet.

Jan August 21st 10 17:44

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
I'm not 100% certain but I'm pretty sure it'll be the same as the rest: $29-ish for the first week and $39-ish after that.

Jan

Bester August 22nd 10 08:25

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That's great. I read on the site that you get 10 dollars off for subscribing to the email newsletter. Is that on top of the discount for the first week?

Jan August 22nd 10 11:33

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
No, sorry, there's no additional discount for subscribing. The intent is that if you subscribe to the email alerts you'll always know about the releases in time to take advantage of the debut discount even if you don't see any of the online announcements that I (and others) run around posting.

Jan

Bester August 22nd 10 12:53

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Thanks for clarifying that, Jan.

Jan August 30th 10 14:50

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
For those interested in the first volume of "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?", the debut discount price of $29.99 is good through tomorrow only.

http://www.cafepress.com/b5books

Jan

Kara Baxter September 1st 10 14:48

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thanks for that update, i was always curious about the crusade plot

so, who's going to review the books for us??

Republibot 3.0 September 13th 10 12:55

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Kara Baxter (Post 364734)
thanks for that update, i was always curious about the crusade plot

so, who's going to review the books for us??


I'm not. That Behind-the-scenes interview book totally burned me out.

Alioth April 21st 11 03:02

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From the product description at Cafe Press, this sounds like a bunch of interviews, unused scripts, and a various hodgepodge of stuff related to the show and its airing.

I'm wondering if there will ever be actual novels continuing the story line and whatever arcs JMS envisioned within it. I have just started watching the show for the first time ever, just the first two episodes so far (I'm going to try to watch this just a little at a time, to savor it as much as possible because there are only 13 eps), after having read the Technomage Trilogy and become familiar with the fascinating character Galen. Stylistically it looks like the show may surpass B5 in my opinion, although nothing could surpass the epic scope of the B5 arcs, as those were the defining events of this "age" in the B5 universe. But boy does it look like it had a lot of potential. Including lots of potential for eye candy, with both the technomages' abilities of illusion, and just exploring a variety of diverse worlds throughout the B5 universe ("road shows" can be very engaging if done well).

Any word on proposed actual continuations of the story, either in novel form, movies, or (dare we ever hope) some sort of revival of the TV series?

Jan April 21st 11 11:12

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Alioth (Post 369579)
From the product description at Cafe Press, this sounds like a bunch of interviews, unused scripts, and a various hodgepodge of stuff related to the show and its airing.

Yes, it's a continuation of the script book series similar to the 14-book (plus Other Voices) series done for B5 itself beginning in 2005.

Quote:

I'm wondering if there will ever be actual novels continuing the story line and whatever arcs JMS envisioned within it.
Unlikely. First, JMS has said repeatedly that he isn't really interested in doing so because he envisioned the story for television. Second, there's no publisher currently interested in publishing them and third, it's beyond the scope of the script books project in general and in particular (partly) because licensing from WB would be prohibitive.
Quote:

Any word on proposed actual continuations of the story, either in novel form, movies, or (dare we ever hope) some sort of revival of the TV series?
Unknown if it's anything to do with Crusade, but there does seem to be something stiring regarding B5. JMS just can't/won't discuss it until the ink's dry on actual contracts.

Jan

Republibot 3.0 April 21st 11 12:19

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jan (Post 369582)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Alioth (Post 369579)
From the product description at Cafe Press, this sounds like a bunch of interviews, unused scripts, and a various hodgepodge of stuff related to the show and its airing.

Yes, it's a continuation of the script book series similar to the 14-book (plus Other Voices) series done for B5 itself beginning in 2005.

Quote:

I'm wondering if there will ever be actual novels continuing the story line and whatever arcs JMS envisioned within it.
Unlikely. First, JMS has said repeatedly that he isn't really interested in doing so because he envisioned the story for television. Second, there's no publisher currently interested in publishing them and third, it's beyond the scope of the script books project in general and in particular (partly) because licensing from WB would be prohibitive.
Quote:

Any word on proposed actual continuations of the story, either in novel form, movies, or (dare we ever hope) some sort of revival of the TV series?
Unknown if it's anything to do with Crusade, but there does seem to be something stiring regarding B5. JMS just can't/won't discuss it until the ink's dry on actual contracts.

Jan

I asked him a couple years ago, and he flat out said the story wouldn't be continued in any other format. I did not ask - but suspect - that his attempt to pitch a Trek reboot a few years back was actually an attempt to salvage the Crusade storyline by using it in another universe.

Just this week, JMS said on his facebook page that the B5 project was still moving forward to some extent, but gave no details.

Sindatur April 21st 11 17:57

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jan (Post 369582)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Alioth (Post 369579)
From the product description at Cafe Press, this sounds like a bunch of interviews, unused scripts, and a various hodgepodge of stuff related to the show and its airing.

Yes, it's a continuation of the script book series similar to the 14-book (plus Other Voices) series done for B5 itself beginning in 2005.

Quote:

I'm wondering if there will ever be actual novels continuing the story line and whatever arcs JMS envisioned within it.
Unlikely. First, JMS has said repeatedly that he isn't really interested in doing so because he envisioned the story for television. Second, there's no publisher currently interested in publishing them and third, it's beyond the scope of the script books project in general and in particular (partly) because licensing from WB would be prohibitive.
Quote:

Any word on proposed actual continuations of the story, either in novel form, movies, or (dare we ever hope) some sort of revival of the TV series?
Unknown if it's anything to do with Crusade, but there does seem to be something stiring regarding B5. JMS just can't/won't discuss it until the ink's dry on actual contracts.

Jan

Hi Jan, any updated guesses on when "After April" means? IE: Is there a belief we might hear something in May?

Jan April 21st 11 21:14

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Sindatur (Post 369589)
Hi Jan, any updated guesses on when "After April" means? IE: Is there a belief we might hear something in May?

No, not really. JMS posted last night that he
Quote:

Originally Posted by JMS
...got word that the B5 related stuff is still proceeding along, just can't say anything yet...

and that:

Quote:

Originally Posted by JMS
Re: the B5 thing...I'm not being coy, it's just that over the years, it's like B5 has been the football, the fans (and I to a degree) have been Charlie Brown, and the studios/networks have dutifully executed their role as Lucy. Consequently, I'm not saying anyTHING to anyONE for any REASON until I know for a stone cold fact that there's ink on contracts and we're moving ahead on something of substance.

So it sounds to me like negotiations for whatever it is are still in progress but that things are still moving along and not stalled. And that's good news, imo.

Jan

Sindatur April 21st 11 21:25

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Jan (Post 369603)
Quote:

Originally Posted by Sindatur (Post 369589)
Hi Jan, any updated guesses on when "After April" means? IE: Is there a belief we might hear something in May?

No, not really. JMS posted last night that he
Quote:

Originally Posted by JMS
...got word that the B5 related stuff is still proceeding along, just can't say anything yet...

and that:

Quote:

Originally Posted by JMS
Re: the B5 thing...I'm not being coy, it's just that over the years, it's like B5 has been the football, the fans (and I to a degree) have been Charlie Brown, and the studios/networks have dutifully executed their role as Lucy. Consequently, I'm not saying anyTHING to anyONE for any REASON until I know for a stone cold fact that there's ink on contracts and we're moving ahead on something of substance.

So it sounds to me like negotiations for whatever it is are still in progress but that things are still moving along and not stalled. And that's good news, imo.

Jan

Thanks. LOL, great visual, B5 is the football, the fans are Charlie Brown and the studios/networks are Lucy. So apt.

babylonfan January 7th 12 23:28

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Bringing an old thread back to life, but has anyone heard when parts two to four are due?

Jan January 8th 12 02:02

Re: "Crusade: What the Hell Happened?"
 
Nothing so far. Believe me, as soon as I hear anything, I'll spread the word.

Jan


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