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September 5, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, DC Comics, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

Book News

  • Becker & Mayer has a preview of the Imperial Handbook Deluxe Edition by Daniel Wallace.

Comic News

  • Star Wars artist Jan Duursema is pencilling art for DC Comics Earth 2: World’s End. Jan is doing issue #6-8. She also has a two issue mini-series for DC in the works.

Convention & Event News

  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 4 through 6 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Sam Witwer, Joe Corroney, Kevin J. Anderson and David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton).
  • Las Cruces Comic Con is September 5 to 7 in Las Cruces, NM. Star Wars Guests include Ray Park.
  • FantasyCon is September 5 through 7 in York, England. Star Wars guests include author Tim Lebbon.
  • Invasion Colchester is September 6 in Colchester, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph, Derek Lyons.
  • Knightcon Star Cars & Heroes is September 6 in Doncaster, England. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, Ken Coombs, Alan Flyng, Chris Muncke, David Prowse, Pam Rose, Peter Roy, Femi Taylor.
  • Oz Comic Con Brisbane is September 6 through 7 in Brisbane, Australia. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Montreal ComicCon is September 12 to 14 in Montreal, QC. Star Wars guests include Katee Sackhoff.
  • Richmond Comic Con is September 12 to 14 in Richmond, VA. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • Fanboy Expo is September 12 through 14 in Tampa, FL. Star Wars guests include Erik Bauersfeld, Tim Rose.
  • HawaiiCon is September 12 through 15 in Kohala Coast, HI. Star Wars guests include Cree Summer.
  • Alpha: 2014 – The UK Chrysalis is September 12 to 15 in Peterborough, England. Star Wars guests include Pam Rose.
  • Le Salon des Geek is September 13 in Lorraine, France. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng, Andy Herd.
  • Oz Comic Con Sydney is September 13 through 14 in sydney, Australia. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Bewitched Fan Fare 2014 is September 17 through 20 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include David Ankrum, Felix Silla.
  • Fiction Meets Reality is September 19 through 21 in Speyer, Germany at teh Technik Musuem Speyer. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan.
  • Rose City Comic Con is September 20 through 21 in Portland, OR. Star Wars guests include Cam Clarke.
  • RocCon is September 19 to 21 in Rochester, NY. Star Wars guests include Bonnie Piesse.
  • Autographica is September 19 through 21st in Birmingham, England. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, Jeremy Bulloch, Rusty Goffe, David Prowse.
  • Cincinnati Comic Expo is September 19 to 21 in Cincinnati, OH. Star Wars guests include Peter Mayhew, Tim Rose.
  • Vampire Ball is September 26 to 27 in Birmingham, England. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • Courts Celebrities FanFest is September 26 through 27 in Burbank, CA. Star Wars guests include Kathleen Gati.
  • Alamo City Comic Con is September 26 through 28 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Tom Kane, Hal Rayle, George Takei.
  • The Pittsburgh Comicon is September 26 to 28 in Monroeville, PA. Star Wars guests include Orli Shoshan, Christian J. Simpson.
  • Stoke Con Trent is September 28 in Stoke-On-Trent, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Chris Bunn, Laurie Goode, Garrick Hagon, Alan Harris, Barrie Holland, Derek Lyons, Cathy Munroe, Chris Parsons, Toby Philpott, Marc Silk.
  • For those looking ahead to New York Comic Con in October, John Jackson Miller has revealed he’ll be there.

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

Movie & Television News

  • Rebels Report has a list of the first ten episode titles for Star Wars Rebels along with the writers and directors.
  • If you haven’t checked out the four Star Wars Rebels interstitials, there here you go. Keep in mind that they all feature original footage not from any of the episodes.
  • Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones) is joining the Star Wars Episode VII cast according to BBC.
  • Warwick Davis will be hosting Celebrity Squares on ITV starting September 10th.
  • Kyle Newman‘s Barely Lethal now has a teaser poster.

  • In superhero news, Dwayne Johnson will be playing Black Adam, but it won’t tie-in to Batman v. Superman.
  • Mark this as must see awesome, a WWII tanker movie with a great cast: Fury. Release date is currently November 14th.
  • And for anyone who checked out Gareth Edwards Monsters, there’s a trailer out for the sequel (but he’s not directing it).

Toy & Collector News

  • Rancho Obi-Wan has a long list of previews for their upcoming auctions to coincide with their annual gala.

Video Game News

  • Now here’s a game that’s worth looking into: Destiny. Comes out September 9th on Xbox One and PS4.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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