Around the WebJune 17, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- The prints for Star Wars Celebration Europe have been revealed. Click here to check them out!
- The Biker Scout Helmet Project entries have also been revealed for SWCE.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Han Solo writer Marjorie Liu.
- There’s a new printing coming from Marvel of the old Star Wars newspaper strip comics. Volume 1 has a page up on Amazon. Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Newspaper Strip Vol. 1 is slated for release next February.
Convention & Event News
Some more Star Wars Celebration Europe guests have been announced: Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Jeremy Bulloch and Daniel Logan.
- 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, Alexander Freed, 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.
- New York Comic Con is October 6 to 9 in New York City, NY. Star Wars guests include author Chuck Wendig, actress Carrie Fisher, artists Mark Brooks, Katie Cook, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule.
- Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.
- IGN talks with Matthew Wood about the sound design of The Force Awakens.
- StarWars.com has an interview with TFA actor Greg Grunberg.
- The latest episode of The Star Wars Show is out.
- Now this is a movie mash-up that’s fun, but you have to be patient because Star Wars doesn’t kick in until 1:50. That’s when the fun begins as Darth Vader and the Empire conquer every major sci-fi movie.
Movie & Television News
- I’m not a big fan of WWII movies that don’t focus on the battles, but this one, Anthropoid, looks pretty good. It’ll be out in August.
- The trailer for the documentary Creature Designers – The Frankenstein Complex looks intriguing and includes Star Wars.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pre-orders are up for Gentle Giant’s Rey Mini Bust.
- The SWCE Funko Pop exclusives have been revealed.
- Sideshow revealed the details on their updated IG-88.
- There’s a new 6-inch Star Wars line out from Bandai. Yakface has a look and some details on where to find them.
Video Game News
- StarWars.com has a roundup on the Star Wars video game news from E3.
- The Star Wars: Battlefront Bespin launch trailer came out this week.