Around the WebJuly 15, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web. While Star Wars Celebration Europe kicks off today and is sure to bring lots of new news (be sure to watch the livestream), here’s the old news from this week.
- Star Wars fans heading to SWCE can get some Random House swag over at Booth #S908.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Chuck Wendig covering his latest book Life Debt.
Convention & Event News
For those who can’t make it to SWCE, you can check out the livestream. Here’s a link to the full schedule for it.
- 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 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.
- This week we’re giving a shout out to Treble Scum. They’re a band that has some fun Star Wars songs, many deep in EU lore. Check’em out. You might find something you like.
- There’s a new sneak peek at Star Wars Land.
- And the latest episode of The Star Wars Show which includes a clip from Season Three of Star Wars Rebels and an interview with Rogue One director Gareth Edwards.
Toy & Collectible News
- Hot Toys now has a Sixth Scale Rey with Resistance Outfit.
- Sideshow has teased the next bounty hunter, Dengar.
- Plus a Sideshow Sixth Scale Han Solo in Carbonite is coming.
- SWCE has a full rundown on all the collectible pins, and the store merchandise.
Video Game News
- EA revealed what’s next for Star Wars Battlefront.