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April 10, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond with plenty of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim coverage.

Book News

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is next week and book lovers will definitely want to catch up with their favorite authors. Here is a list of their convention schedules.

  • Jason Fry
  • Christie Golden
  • Drew Karpyshyn
  • John Jackson Miller
  • James Luceno
    Thursday (5:00-6:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Friday (4:00-5:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (11:00 AM-12:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (2:30-3:30 PM) Panel: Star Wars at Del Rey, Behind-The-Scenes Stage
    Saturday (6:30-7:30 PM) Writing Workshop, Star Wars University (Room 206AB)
    Sunday (1:00-2:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
  • Alan Dean Foster
    Friday (6:00-7:00 PM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Saturday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (11:30 AM-12:30 PM) Panel: Novelizing of Star Wars, Behind-The-Scenes Stage

And you can find the full, updated list of all author and book events here.

In other books news…

  • Del Rey will be releasing a Star Wars Trilogy collection of the novelizations by Alan Dean Foster, Donald F. Glutz and James Kahn.
  • Gus & Duncan’s Guide to Star Wars Micro Collection Toys is now available.
  • Kevin J. Anderson talked about writing Star Wars books over on Bleeding Cool.
  • Christie Golden is running a 50% off sale in her store, just use the promo code LONESTAR50
  • You can get a preview of Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple via Amazon’s preview function for Lords of the Sith since it’s included as an excerpt at the end.
  • Tim Lebbon revealed he’ll be writing a Predator novel called Incursion.
  • And for those looking for signed copies of Lords of the Sith, Paul S. Kemp can hook you up.

Comic News

  • Kanan: The Last Padawan is getting a well deserved second printing.
  • Charles Lippincott talked some Star Wars over on his blog.
  • Edelweiss also released some comic release info – Kanan: The Last Padawan, Vol. 1 will be out November 3rd, Star Wars Epic Collection: Rise of the Sith Vol. 1 will be out September 8th (COLLECTING: STAR WARS: JEDI – THE DARK SIDE 1-5, STAR WARS: QUI-GON & OBI-WAN – THE AURORIENT EXPRESS 1-2, STAR WARS: QUI-GON & OBI-WAN – LAST STAND ON ORD MANTELL 1-3, STAR WARS: JEDI COUNCIL – ACTS OF WAR 1-4, MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS (1998) 4-6; MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS TALES 1, 3-5, 7, 9-10, 13-14, 24), Star Wars Epic Collection: The Empire Vol. 2 will be out November 3rd, Star Wars Epic Collection: Infinities will be out December 29th, Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi will be out November 10th, Star Wars Vol. 1 will be out September 15th, Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire TPB will be out November 17th (128 pages, “Official prequel describing some of the events between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens“).
  • Jedi-Bibliothek is reporting that the writer for Shattered Empire will be Greg Rucka.

Convention & Event News

  • Middle East Film and Comic-Con is April 9 to 11 in Dubai. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli and Fiction Frontiers Sohaib Awan.
  • Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is April 16 to 19 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Tim Lebbon will be in London England at Forgotten Planet for the book launch of his latest novel The Silence on April 18th.
  • Fox Cities Book Festival is April 25 in Appleton, WI at the public library. Author John Jackson Miller will be there.
  • Disney Star Wars Weekends May 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, June 5-7, and 12-14 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor.
  • Phoenix Comicon is May 28th to 31 in Phoenix, AZ. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli and Kevin Hearne.
  • Supanova is June 18 to 30 in Sydney and Perth. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta.
  • Botcon is June 19 to 21 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • San Diego Comic-Con is July 8 to 12 in San Diego, CA. Star Wars guests include Carlos Ezquerra, Livio Ramondelli.
  • TFCON is July 17 to 19 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • DragonCon is September 4 to 6 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta and Livio Ramondelli.
  • Amazing Hawaii Con is September 18 to 20 in Hawaii. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • New York Comic-Con is October 8 to 11 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.

For more events, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances.

Fandom News

Movie & Television News

  • According to IMDB, rumor is that the new trailer for The Force Awakens will be shown at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim as well as a teaser poster.
  • Attendees at Star Wars Celebration will have the chance to see another unfinished arc from Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The four episode arc is called “Bad Batch.”
  • The Star Wars YouTube channel has posted a bunch of videos showing off the special features that will be included with Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection which is out today.
  • The Suicide Squad has been in flux for a while, but now we have cast photo. So, Will Smith (Deadshot), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flagg), Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jared Leto (Joker), Jai Courtney (Boomerang), Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), Cara Delevingne (Enchantress), and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc).
  • Last, but not least, Machete Kills Again…in Space is happening!

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • Star Wars Battlefront may be coming out December 10th.
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