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July 8, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • The cover for Aftermath: Empire’s End by Chuck Wendig was revealed. The is the final book in the trilogy and will be out early 2017.

  • Meanwhile Aftermath: Life Debt by Chuck Wendig will be out next week and if you get it at Barnes & Noble, it will include a two sided poster (art by Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas).

 

Edelweiss dropped two new titles worth a look. There’s Star Wars Galactic Maps.

Star Wars Galactic Maps: An Illustrated Atlas of the Star Wars Universe
On Sale Date: December 20, 2016
9781368003063, 1368003060
$24.99 USD, Hardcover, 80 pages
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7, Disney Lucasfilm Press

Learn about all of the various planets of the Star Wars universe with Galactic Maps! With detailed maps showing the different worlds and characters, this is the perfect book for any avid Star Wars reader. Fans will be delighted to find a spread introducing them to the planet and characters featured in Rogue One!

CONTAINS SPREAD FROM ROGUE ONE PLANET: Galactic Maps contains a spread introducing fans to the new planet featured in Rogue One with full-illustrations and detailed information about the world.

There’s also an interesting title that will be focusing on the women of Star Wars. There’s no title for it yet, but there are details.

Star Wars: by Star Wars
September 19, 2017
9780794437077, 0794437079
$14.99 USD, Hardcover, 128 pages, 7.3 in H x 5.8 in W
Ages 6 to 12, Grades 1 to 6, Studio Fun International

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!

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!

Convention & Event News

Some big SWCE news. First off, the con will be live streamed which is great news for fans who won’t be able to attend. Secondly, on Friday July 15 they’ll be dropping a new three minute trailer for Rogue One. While it will debut at the con, fans at home will get to see it too.

  • Star Wars Celebration Europe is July 15 to 17 in London, England. Star Wars authors include Adam Bray, Cole Horton, Kemp Remillard and Jason Fry.
  • 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 MoestaMartha 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.

Fandom News

  • Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • While I grew up liking Christopher Lloyd in the Back to the Future movies, I wouldn’t mind seeing him as a serial killer. I Am Not A Serial Killer comes out next month and the trailer is intriguing.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Pre-orders are up for Sideshow’s sixth scale Bossk (an updated version with new head sculpt) and Hot Toys sixth scale Jumptrooper. Sideshow also teased an upcoming sixth scale Zuckuss.
  • If you’re a patch collector and you’re heading to Star Wars Celebration Europe, be sure to check out The Dark Empire booth S438, Norwich Star Wars Club UK booth S243 and Pennsylvania Star Wars Collecting Society booth S356 for three patches that connect together featuring The Force Awakens characters. There’s only 500 available and they’re free!

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Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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