Around the WebFebruary 5, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, DK, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
Tags: character encyclopedia
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- We’re getting a new character guide! StarWars.com revealed Star Wars: Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded. It’s coming out from DK Books and being written by Pablo Hidalgo. The release date is set for April.
- Carrie Fisher is also coming out with a new book called The Princess Diarist.
- There’s an excerpt up for The Edge of Worlds by Martha Wells. Follow the link to also check out the pre-orders. Plus the sequel has a name now: The Harbors of the Sun.
- IGN has an interview with Marvel Star Wars comic editor Jordan D. White which includes a preview of Darth Vader #16.
- Buzz Comics also has a preview for Darth Vader #16.
Convention & Event News
- ConDFW is February 12 through 14 in Dallas, TX. Star Wars author Martha Wells will be there. You can check out her schedule here.
- Random House has a contest to win a free trip to Star Wars Celebration London.
- James Arnold Taylor interviewed himself in this fun video.
Movie & Television News
- The latest episode of Rebels Recon is out and StarWars.com has the episode guide for “Legends of the Lasat.”
- Entertainment Tonight takes a look at how Yoda almost ended up in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, beyond just being a voice.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pre-orders are up for the Star Wars Herocross figures on Sideshow including Darth Vader, Boba Fett, C-3PO & R2-D2, and Sandtrooper.
- ToyArk has a look at the Beast Kingdom Egg Attack First Order Stormtrooper.
Video Game News
- They’re making a LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game and they’ll be including stuff not seen in the movie. Here’s the trailer.