Around the Web

August 8, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • John Jackson Miller did an interview with Bleeding Cool on his upcoming novel A New Dawn.
  • Martha Wells has started a new novel in the Books of the Raksura series.
  • Kevin J. Anderson‘s novel Death Warmed Over is currently available for free on Amazon as a digital download in promotion of the release of the next novel in the series, Slimy Underbelly, which will be out later this month.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Dave Filoni is officially attending Celebration Anaheim.
  • Boston Comic Con is August 8 through 10 in Boston, MA. Star Wars guests includeJames Marsters and Sam Witwer.
  • Steel City Con is August 8 through 10 in Monroeville, PA. Star Wars guests include Billy Dee Williams.
  • Otakon is August 8 through 10 in Baltimore, MD. Star Wars guests include John Stockter.
  • Doctor Who Cares is August 9 in Windsor, England. Star Wars guests include Julian Glover.
  • Dallas Comic & Pop Expo is August 9 through 10 in Richardson, TX. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla and Carel Struycken.
  • Heroes & Legends is August 9 through 10 in Margam, England. Star Wars guests includeJerome Blake and David Prowse.
  • Gen Con is August 14 through 17 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include authorMichael A. Stackpole and Troy Denning (Troy’s schedule).
  • ComiCONN is August 15 through 17 in Bridgeport, CT. Star Wars guests include Ray Park.
  • Hollywood Show is August 15 through 17 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests include Bai Ling.
  • Horror Realm is August 15 through 17 in Pittsburgh, PA. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • “The Crow” Stars Bai Ling Live is August 16 at Hollywood Palms in Naperville, IL.
  • FantastiCon is August 16 in Hull, England. Star Wars guests include Toby Longworth.
  • Hero Fest is August 16 through 17 in Woodbridge, ON. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng and Pam Rose.
  • Drew Karpyshyn will be in Austin, TX for The Scorched Earth book signing at Barnes & Noble on August 19th.
  • Chicago Comic Con is August 21 through 24 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests includeJames Marsters.
  • CharFest is August 22 through 24 in Bournemouth, England. Star Wars guests includeJohn Chapman and Derek Lyons.
  • RushCon 2014 is August 22 through 24 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars author Kevin J. Anderson will be there.
  • Who-Con 2014 is August 23rd in Lincoln, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph and Peter Roy.
  • Collectormania is August 23 through 24 in Glasgow, Scotland. Star Wars guests includeKenny Baker, Mark Capri, Alan Flyng, Julian Glover, Angus MacInnes, John Mortonand David Prowse.
  • Timothy Zahn will be in Atlanta, GA on August 28 for the A Call to Duty book launch party at the Westin.
  • Fan Expo Canada is August 28 through 31 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Ray Park and Tabitha St. Germain.
  • Dragon Con is August 29 through September 1st in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Christie Golden,Christopher Golden, Rebecca Moesta, John Ratzenberger, Michael A. Stackpole,John StockerSam Witwer and Timothy Zahn.
  • Sheffield Film & Comic Con is August 30 through 31 in Sheffield, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake (Sunday only), Jeremy Bulloch, Ian Liston and John Morton.

For more events, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances. You can also find more of Timothy Zahn’s 2014 appearances on his Facebook page.

Fandom News

  • Author Adam Bray did a really cool post on StarWars.com covering a bunch of creatures from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click here to read his “Monsters of the Clone Wars: Season One Beastiary“.
  • Author Timothy Zahn did an interview with Cultura Estado and one with The Big Bang Life.com which covers Zahn’s early career and onward (worth watching).

Movie & Television News

Toy & Collector News

  • The 3-3/4″ Black Series Battle on Endor set is available online at Toys “R” Us.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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