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September 4, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond complete with the full rundown on cons this month and some helpful links for Force Friday.

Book News

  • Amid all the new Journey to the Force Awakens books out today, there’s also a new paperback release of the original Star Wars movie novelizations all combined together into one volume.
  • Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Stories is yet another book out this week that you might want to check out.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Fan Expo Canada is September 3 to 6 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, Mark Brooks, John Cassaday, Grey DeLisle, Stuart Immonen, Tom Kenny, Phil LaMarr, Alex Maleev, Mads Mikkelsen, Nolan North, Charles Soule, Kari Wahlgren, Billy Dee Williams.
  • Aftermath book signing in Atlanta, GA with Star Wars author Chuck Wendig at Barnes & Noble will be happening at midnight (3rd/4th).
  • Amazing Houston Comic Con is September 4 to 6 in Houston, TX. Star Wars guests include Howard Chaykin, Dave Prowse.
  • DragonCon is September 4 to 6 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Dave Fennoy, Julian Glover, Vanessa Marshall, Peter Mayhew, Rebecca Moesta, Livio Ramondelli and Timothy Zahn (click here for his schedule).
  • 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.
  • Wizard World Comic Con San Jose will be September 4 to 6 in San Jose, CA. Star Wars guests include Michael Golden and James Marsters.
  • BeaMonde Das Fantastiche Comicspektacel is September 5 to 6 in Zurich, Switzerland. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng.
  • Bolton Comic Con is September 5 in Bolton, England. Star Wars guests include Andrew Lawden.
  • Invasion Colchester is September 5 in Colchester, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph.
  • Scifi Wales is September 5 in Llandudno, Wales. Star Wars guests include John Altman, Brian Wheeler.
  • 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.
  • HawaiiCon is September 10 to 13 in Kamuela, HA. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, Cree Summer.
  • Alamo City Comic Con is September 11 to 13 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Olivia d’Abo, Ray Park, Ron Perlman, Matthew Wood.
  • Autographica is September 11 to 13 in Heathrow, England. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, John Cumming, Rusty Goffe.
  • Noris Force Con 4 is September 11 to 13 in Nuremberg, Germany. Star Wars guests include Caroline Blakiston, Jeremy Bulloch, Susanna Bonasewicz, Kenneth Colley, Dermot Crowley, Oliver Döring, Alan Flyng, Wolfgang Grapefruit, Alan Harris, Nick Maley, Hans-Georg Panczack, Dave Prowse, Robert Watts, Ila Schnier von Wittich, Timothy Zahn.
  • RocCon is September 11 to 13 in Rochester, NY. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • 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.
  • Wizard World Comic Con Pittsburgh is September 11 to 13 in Pittsburgh, PA. Star Wars guests include Ron Frenz, Bruce Gerlach, Michael Golden, James Marsters, Bill Pulkovski.
  • Blackpool Comic Con is September 12 in Blackpool, England. Star Wars guests include Dickey Beer, Paul Blake, John Chapman, Julian Glover, Michael Henbury, Andrew Herd, Barrie Holland, Brian Johnson, Derek Lyons, Lewis MacLeod, Shane Rimmer, Ingo Römling, Pam Rose, Alan Ruscoe, Andy Secombe, Simon Wilkie, Simon J. Williamson, Brian Wheeler.
  • 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.
  • Essex Country Show is September 12 to 13 in Billericay, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph.
  • Granite State Comic Con is September 12 to 13 in Manchester, NH. Star Wars guests include Billy Dee Williams.
  • 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.
  • The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention is September 12 to 13 in Uppsala, Sweden. Star Wars guests include Garrick Hagon.
  • Tenth Planet signing is September 12 in Barking, England. Star Wars guests include Peter Roy.
  • 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.
  • Wizard World Comic Con Columbus is September 18 to 20 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Bruce Gerlach, Michael Golden, Ken Kelly, Bill Pulkovski, Brent Spiner, Harvey Tolibao.
  • Houston FanFair is September 19 to 20 in Houston, TX. Star Wars guests include Grey DeLisle.
  • Invasion Derry is September 19 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Star Wars guests include Jack Klaff.
  • Oz Comic Con is September 19 to 20 in Brisbane, Australia. Star Wars guests include Scott Allie, Dante Basco, Rim Rose, Greg Rucka, Tom Taylor.
  • The London Film Convention is September 19 in London, England. Star Wars guests include Glyn Baker, Jeremy Bulloch, Michael Culver, Julian Glvoer, Jack Klaff, Brian Muir, Alan Tomkins.
  • Rose City Comic Con is September 19 to 20 in Portland, OR. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Benjamin Dewey, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Carrie Fisher, Ray Park, Joe Quinones, Ron Randall, Cat Staggs, Doug Wheatley.
  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 24 to 26 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Dee Bradley Baker, Anthony Daniels, Kevin Hearne.
  • Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo is September 25 to 27 in Edmonton, AB. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • London Comic Con is September 25 to 27 in London, ON. Star Wars guests include Ron Perlman.
  • Tri-Con is September 25 to 27 in Evansville, IN. Star Wars guests include Mike Edmonds, Toby Philpott.
  • Wizard World Comic Con Nashville is September 25 to 27 in Nashville, TN. Star Wars guests include Jenna Busch, Howard Chaykin, Jim Cummings, Michael Golden, Harvey Talibao.
  • FACTS is September 26 to 27 in Ghent, Belgium. Star Wars guests include Peter Mayhew.
  • Oz Comic Con is also September 26 to 27 in Sydney, Australia. Star Wars guests include Scott Allie, Dante Basco, Rim Rose, Greg Rucka.
  • PalmCon is September 26 to 27 in West Palm Beach, FL. Star Wars guests include Cat Taber, Matthew Wood.
  • Salon des Geeks is September 26 to 27 in Nancy, France. Star Wars guests include Paul Markham.
  • Santa Rosa Toy Con is September 26 in Santa Rosa, CA. Star Wars guests include Niki Botelho, Debbie Lee Carrington, Margarita Fernandez, Steve Sansweet, Kevin Thompson, Billy Dee Williams.
  • South Texas Collectors Expo is September 26 to 27 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • ValleyCon 15 is September 26 in Church Village, Wales. Star Wars guests include Alan Harris, Nick Joseph, John Simpkin.
  • 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

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars Rebels Season One came out this week on DVD and Blu-Ray.
  • NZHerald has an interview with J.J. Abrams covering The Force Awakens.
  • And how about a movie trailer? Macbeth looks like it could be the next Braveheart. It’ll be out December 4th.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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