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February 26, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Couple interesting new additions on edelweiss.

Star Wars: Rogue One: Character Story
October 25, 2016
$9.99 USD, $11.99 CAD
Hardcover, 96 pages, 8.3 in H | 5.8 in W
Juvenile Fiction \ Science Fiction
Ages 9 to 12, Grades 1 to 4

A band of rebels is uniting together to steal the plans for the Empire’s dreaded Death Star! Follow along in this replicated journal from one of the main characters in Star Wars: Rogue One.

Star Wars: The Women of the Star Wars Galaxy
October 25, 2016
$16.99 USD, $21.99 CAD
Hardcover, 20 pages, 10.5 in H | 9 in W
Juvenile Fiction \ Science Fiction
Ages 6 to 12, Grades 1 to 6

Discover details in the exciting lives of all the women from the Star Wars universe! Fold-out flaps and more create an interactive experience as fans learn all about Rey, Princess Leia, Maz Kanata, Padme Amidala, Captain Phasma, and other fan favorites!

Comic News

  • Marvel has announced that they are doing a comic adaptation for The Force Awakens. The five issue mini-series will be written by Chuck Wendig (author of Aftermath) with art by Luke Ross and covers by Esad Ribic. It’ll be out in June.
  • EW has a preview of the C-3PO one shot from Marvel.

Convention & Event News

  • London Film & ComicCon Spring is February 27 through 28 in London, England. Star Wars guests include Charlie Akin, Samantha Alleyne, Aaron Ayamah, Kenny Baker, Greg Beard, Neil Bishop, Paul Blake, Jeremy Bulloch, AJ Chimes, Andy Cunningham, Tosin Cole, Danny D’arcy, Kate Fleetwood, Chris Geden, Kieron Gillen, Jonty Green, Greg Grunberg, Garrick Hagon, Jessica Henwick, Phoenix James, Jack Klaff, Denis Lawson, Ian Liston, Mickey Lewis, Sandeep Mohan, Richard Oldfield, John Ostrander, Aidie Palmer, Mike Quinn, Marc Rolfe, Tim Rose, Mark Rutter, Davin M. Santana, Clem So, Mark Stanley, John Wagner, Billy Dee Williams, Doug Wheatley, Miltos Yerolemou and Timothy Zahn.
  • C2E2 is March 18 to 20 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars guests include Adam Bray, Mark Brooks, Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Adi Granov, Claudia Gray, John Jackson Miller, Paul Mounts, Phil Noto, John Ratzenberger, Stephane Roux, andGreg Rucka.
  • MidSouthCon is March 18 to 20 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include Christie Golden and John Jackson Miller.

Fandom News

  • Voting is up now at the Star Wars Podcast Awards for several categories. Each day a new category is added and voting is open on each for one week, so get your votes in now.
  • The latest episode of Star Wars Bookworms features a great interview with Pablo Hidalgo.
  • Star Wars Veracruz has an interview with author Jason Fry.
  • The Star Wars YouTube channel posted a cool video of John Williams talking about some of his themes from The Force Awakens like Rey’s theme and Kylo’s theme.

Movie & Television News

  • The latest episode of Rebels Recon is out for Star Wars Rebels “The Honorable Ones” as well as the episode guide.
  • Dave Filoni talks Star Wars Rebels over on the New York Daily News.
  • There’s only one movie trailer I want to share this week, partially because I’m a Sam Neil fan, and in part because it made me laugh.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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