Around the WebAugust 12, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Tags: a conversation in blood, besieged, kevin hearne, paul s. kemp, poe dameron, tales of egil and nix
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Kevin Hearne is working on a collection of Iron Druid short stories called Besieged which will be out next summer. Omnivoracious has a short interview with him that you can check out here.
- Pre-orders are now up for Paul S. Kemp‘s next novel A Conversation In Blood. This is part of his ongoing Egil & Nix series.
- Comicbook.com has a preview for Poe Dameron #5.
Convention & Event News
Registration is now open for the runDisney The Dark Side Star Wars Half Marathon.
- 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.
- Geek.Kon is August 26 to 28 in Madison, WI. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
- 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.
- And here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.
Movie & Television News
- Star Wars Rebels Season 3 has an air date now: Saturday, September 24th.
- Alan Tudyk spoke with Entertainment Weekly about his Rogue One character.
- EW also has a new interview with Rogue One director Gareth Edwards, and one with actor Riz Ahmed.
- Academy Originals has a neat little video showcasing Dan Perri. Dan has been the title designer for many films, including Star Wars. There’s a short little glimpse in this video of some of his alternate title designs for the first Star Wars film which he showed to George Lucas.
- In other news, the trailer for The Good Neighbor looks intriguing. It stars James Caan and starts out looking like another silly haunted house movie, but then it turns into something very different. It’ll be out in September.
Toy & Collectible News
- The Force Awakens is getting a 3D collector’s edition this fall. Jedi News has a handy roundup for all the international release dates.