Around the WebJune 3, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment
Tags: doug wheatley, jason fry, pablo hidalgo, star wars propaganda
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Star Wars artist Doug Wheatley posted a cool Yoda commission he did on his Facebook page.
- Star Wars: Propaganda by Pablo Hidalgo now has a cover. The 112 page hardcover will be out October 25th.
- The top 25 Star Wars fan film finalists are up on StarWars.com. Check them out and cast your vote.
- Eleven-ThirtyEight interviewed author Jason Fry in a two part interview. Here’s part one and part two.
- If you haven’t checked out Martin Panchaud‘s Star Wars: A New Hope infographic yet, here’s a link. It’s pretty cool.
- The Star Wars Show episode 4 is out.
Convention & Event News
Dave Filoni will be heading to Star Wars Celebration Europe with a sneak peak at Star Wars Rebels season three with the first two episodes.
- Phoenix Comic Con is June 2 to 5 in Phoenix, AZ. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, Alan Dean Foster, Kevin Hearne, Michael Kogge, and Michael A. Stackpole.
- Awesome Con is June 3 to 5 in Washington D.C. Star Wars guests include author Timothy Zahn.
- ConCarolinas is June 3 to 5 in Concord, NC. Star Wars guests include author Christie Golden.
- Star Wars Day at Joliet Public Library in Joliet, IL is June 4th. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller, artist Dave Dorman and more. Plus Rebel Force Radio will be there.
- Origins Game Fair is June 15 to 19 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include author Timothy Zahn.
- Comicpalooza is June 16 to 19 in Houston, TX. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Martha Wells and comic writer John Ostrander.
- Denver Comic Con is June 17 to 19 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include authors Terry Brooks and Kevin Hearne.
- Koelbel Con is June 25 at the Koelbel Library in Centennial, CO. Star Wars guests include author Kevin Hearne.
- Star Wars Celebration Europe is July 15 to 17 in London, England. Guests so far include Mark Hamill and hosts Warwick Davis and David Collins.
- ArmadilloCon is July 29 to 31 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
- MidAmeriCon II is August 17 to 21 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, William Dietz, Rebecca Moesta, Martha Wells and Walter Jon Williams.
- Dodeca Con is September 16 to 18 in Columbia, MO. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
- Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.
Movie & Television Fans
- Tom Taylor fans can check out his animated series The Deep on Netflix now.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pre-orders are up for Sideshow’s Premium Format Darth Maul.
- Prop collectors can now get screen accurate The Force Awakens props via Star Wars Collectibles: Ultimate Studio Edition.
- There’s a Kickstarter out there now for Star Wars skulls. Kind of a neat idea.