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August 21, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Conventions, DK, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web.

Book News

  • Troy Denning posted a mini-excerpt from his upcoming book Halo: Last Light which will be out September 15th.

“Special Inspector Veta Lopis had been raised to hate and fear everything about the United Nations Space Command, from its sheer might and criminal war practices to the murderous thugs it called Spartans.”

Convention & Event News

  • Bayfield Carnegie Library’s Comic/Sci-Fi Con is August 22 in Bayfield, WI. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
  • Collectormania Glasgow is August 22 to 23 in Glasgow, Scotland. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch
  • Who Convention is August 22 in Lincoln, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph, Peter Roy
  • Central Coast Comic Con is August 28 to 30 in Ventura, CA. Star Wars guests include Howard Chaykin, Nalini Krishan, Livio Ramondelli, Deep Roy, Felix Silla
  • Bournemouth Film & Comic Con is August 29 to 30 in Bournemouth, England. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Mysterious Galaxy at San Diego, CA for a light night event on September 3 starting at 9:00 PM with guests Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge. The hosts of Skywalking Through Neverland will also be there.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Los Angeles, CA at Children’s Book World at 4:00 PM on September 4 with guests Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge.
  • DragonCon is September 4 to 6 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta and Livio Ramondelli.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Tempe, Az at Changing Hands Bookstore at 3:00 PM on September 5 with guests Adam Bray and Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Denver, CO at Tattered Cover Bookstore at 2:00 PM on September 6 with guests Adam Bray and Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Chattanooga, TN at McKay’s Bookstore at 5:00 PM on September 11 with guest Adam Bray.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to La Grange, IL at Anderson’s Bookshop at 7:00 PM on September 11 with guest Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Petaluma, CA at Copperfield’s Book Inc. at 7:00 PM on September 11 with guest Cole Horton.
  • Books and Brews is September 12 in Greeley, CO from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Zoe’s Cafe. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Hudson, OH at The Learned OWl at 1:00 PM on September 12 with guests Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Washington, D.C. at Barstons Child Play at 1:00 PM on September 13 with guests Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Woodbridge, VA at 2nd & Charles at 5:00 PM on September 13 with guests Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge.
  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know Book Tour heads to Santa Monica, CA at Santa Monica Library (Ocean Park Branch) at 4:00 PM on September 15 with guest Michael Kogge.
  • Amazing Hawaii Con is September 18 to 20 in Hawaii. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 24 to 26 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne.
  • New York Comic-Con is October 8 to 11 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • The Arizona Taco Festival is October 18 in Scottsdale, AZ. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne.
  • Star Wars author Kevin Hearne will be hanging out at the Rúla Búla Irish Pub in Tempe, AZ on October 19 and all are invited.
  • MileHiCon is October 23 to 25 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne and Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
  • Rancho Obi-Wan’s Galaween is October 24 at Rancho Obi-Wan. Tickets are on sale now.
  • Mark My Words is November 6 at the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, CT. Star Wars guests include Jason Fry, John Ostrander, Michael A. Stackpole, Ryder Windham and Timothy Zahn

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

Fandom News

  • Jedi News has a nice write-up on the Star Wars coverage at D23 Expo via Skywalking Through Neverland’s Jedi Tink.
  • The 501st Legion shared this one. Artist Andrik Noble did this awesome The Force Awakens mural in Mexico.

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Movie & Television News

  • Fans at New York Comic Con will get a look at new episodes from Star Wars Rebels season two.
  • EW has a complete roundup of all their recent The Force Awakens coverage.
  • James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe team up for Victor Frankenstein which will be out November 25th.
  • Sometimes a good horror movie hits the spot, and The Witch looks very interesting. It will be out early next year.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • New video for Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic. Interesting to note, sounds like they got all the original Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actors to voice the characters in the video.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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