Around the WebApril 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Trailer | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- StarWars.com talks with Pablo Hidalgo about his new book Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded.
- In addition to the Rogue One tie-in story Catalyst, there will also be a novelization. No author yet but release date is January 3, 2017 (272 pages, $28.99, hardcover).
- Jason Fry just released a new short story for The Jupiter Pirates and it’s free, but you have to sign up for his mailing list.
- Paul S. Kemp also released a short story for free. His is available on his website. I read it. It’s good. Very good.
- StarWars.com has a look at Star Wars #21 and the new Stormtroopers we’ll be seeing.
- Newsarama has a preview of Star Wars #18.
- One innovative Star Wars fan in Australia made a life size AT-ST in his backyard. Check it out.
- The Her Universe fashion show is coming back to SDCC and if you’re a fashion designer, you can join in. Here are the submission rules.
- New Force For Change video with Poe and BB-8.
Movie & Television News
- You can catch some glimpses of Star Wars Episode VIII via the royals visit to the set. Jedi News has you covered.
- The trailer for The Magnificent Seven dropped and it looks great. It’ll hit theaters in September. Really looking forward to this one.
- There’s also a trailer out for Bryan Cranston new film The Infiltrator which looks pretty good. It’ll be out in July.
- And then there’s Michael Keaton going to war against Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch in the origin story of McDonalds. The Founder comes out in August.
Toy & Collectible News
- Sideshow sixth scale 4-LOM pre-order is coming soon and they have a contest to win a free one.
- Gamestop has some exclusive classic Gentle Giant busts. Yakface has the details.
- Disney Movie Reward members can get a free The Force Awakens poster.