Around the WebAugust 5, 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, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Thrawn by Timothy Zahn is now available for pre-order.
- StarWars.com has a preview of Star Wars #22, the covers for Darth Vader #25.
- Buzz Comics has a preview of Darth Vader #24.
Convention & Event News
- 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.
- Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.
- In addition to The Star Wars Show, there is now The Star Wars After Show which will hit the web everything Thursday at noon pacific time. However, you’ll have to head to the Verizon YouTube channel to catch it.
- While George Lucas may be retired, his interest in Star Wars art hasn’t waned as he made an offer for Mark Brooks’ Han Solo artwork. Cool to know George is still a fan of the comic art.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Don Bies.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pics of the Rogue One Hasbro Black Series 6-inch figures have leaked.
- S.H. Figuarts has released pics of their upcoming Clonetrooper Phase II and Geonosis Battle Droid. If you haven’t bought a S.H. Figuarts Star Wars figure yet, you’ll be amazed at how much better they are than Hasbro. They’re worth the money.