Around the WebJune 12, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Collecting, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys | 1 Comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- You can read the first 50 pages of Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple here.
- Champions of Aetaltis has a kickstarter for a short story anthology featuring authors such as Michael A. Stackpole, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Elaine Cunningham, Ed Greenwood, Erin M. Evans and Richard Lee Byers.
- Silence in the Library Publishing has a kickstarter for a short story anthology called Monsters. It features authors such as Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, and Timothy Zahn.
- Marvel will be having some comic delays in July pushing many previously announced Star Wars titles to August release dates.
- Jedi News also has a rundown on Marvel Star Wars titles that will be getting more reprints.
Convention & Event News
StarWars.com has a look at what Star Wars events will be happening at San Diego Comic Con.
- Disney Star Wars Weekends June 12-14 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor.
- Sun City Scifi is June 12 to 14 in El Paso, TX. Star Wars guests include Carlos D’Anda and Matthew Wood.
- The Official Star Trek Convention is June 12 to 14 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests include George Takei (Sunday only).
- Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines is June 12 to 14 in Des Moines, IA. Star Wars guests include Michael Golden and Billy Dee Williams.
- Andercon is June 13 to 14 in Leicester, England. Star Wars guests include Shane Rimmer.
- Collectormania is June 13 to 14 in Milton Keynes, England. Star Wars guests include Mike Edmonds, Tommy Francis, Salo Gardner, Raymond Griffiths, Tony Guilding, Garrick Hagon, Paul Kirby, Amanda Noar, Dave Prowse, Peter Roy, Colin Skeaping, Malcolm Weaver, Tommy Weldin and Ted Western.
- Superman Celebration is June 13 in Metropolis, IL. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
- Wigan Comic Con is June 13 in Wigan, England. Star Wars guests include Alan Harris, Chris Parsons.
- ComicCon at Sea is June 14 to 21 (cruise trip). Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
- Supanova is June 18 to 30 in Sydney and Perth. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta.
- Bolton Sci-Fi Comic Book Fair is June 21 in Bolton, England. Star Wars guests include Danny D’Arcy.
- Botcon is June 19 to 21 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
- Wizard World Comic Con Albuquerque is June 19 to 21 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Phil LaMarr.
- ACME Mini Con is June 20 in Sioux City, IA. Star Wars guests include Orli Shoshan.
- ApolloCon is June 20 in Houston, TX. Star Wars guests include Martha Wells.
- Dale-Con 3 is June 20 in Rochdale, England. Star Wars guests include Alan Harris, Michael Henbury, Andrew Lawden, Dave Prowse, Pam Rose, Brian Wheeler.
- Doctor Who Cares 2 is June 20 in Slough, England. Star Wars guests include Garrick Hagon.
- Smallville Comic Con is June 20 to 21 in Smallville/Hutchinson, KS. Star Wars guests include Billy Dee Williams.
- Sci-Fi by the Sea 3 is June 21 in Herne Bay, England. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch, Michael Henbury, Paul Markham.
- Scunthorpe Comic Con is June 21 in Scunthorpe, England. Star Wars guests include Trevor Butterfield and Brian Wheeler.
- Florida Supercon is June 25 to 28 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman, Michael Golden, Tom Kenny, Peter Mayhew, Billy Dee Williams.
- Days of the Dead is June 26 to 28 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Meredith Salenger.
- MASSive Comicon is June 27 to 28 in Worcester, MA. Star Wars guests include Dante Basco, Jim Cummings, Ken Lashley.
- Return of the Garrison is June 28 to 29 in Leicester, England. Star Wars guests include Warwick Davis (Sunday only) and Dave Prowse.
- San Diego Comic-Con is July 8 to 12 in San Diego, CA. Star Wars guests include Carlos Ezquerra, and 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.
Toy & Collectible News
- Entertainment Weekly has a look at the first The Force Awakens toys.
- There’s some rare Kenner Star Wars prototypes on eBay now due to an estate sale of a former employee.