Around the WebAugust 26, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Regular Feature, Toys | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Author Timothy Zahn was awarded the 2016 Life Achievement Award by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers.
- Author Jason Fry talks about his new book Star Wars: Aliens of the Galaxy on StarWars.com.
- Did you spot the Tuckerization of Star Wars author Kevin Hearne in Aftermath: Life Debt?
- Edelweiss has a new entry for the Art of Coloring Star Wars: Rogue which looks kind of neat. It’s a 128 page coloring book targeted for young adults and will be out December 20 from Disney Lucasfilm Press.
- Buzz Comics has a preview for Han Solo #3.
Convention & Event News
- Geek.Kon is August 26 to 28 in Madison, WI. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
- Count-i-Con is August 27 to 28 in Grayslake, IL. Star Wars guests include author Timothy Zahn and artists Greg Hildebrandt and Dave Dorman.
- 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.
- Latest episode of The Star Wars Show.
- Latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.
- And if you haven’t watched the fan edit version of the Rogue One trailer utilizing Beastie Boys “Sabotage” it really is worth a watch.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Rogue One actor Alan Tudyk.
- Vulture has an interview with Rogue One actor Felicity Jones.
Movie & Television News
- The Disappointments Room is a lousy name for a movie, but the trailer looks good. It’ll be out September 9th.
Toy & Collectible News
- Pre-orders are up for Gentle Giant’s Maz Kanata mini bust.
- Jedi Temple Archives has a look at Hasbro’s upcoming Rogue One 3-3/4-inch figures.
- Hot Toys has pictures of their 1/6th Scale Finn figure.
- The Hasbro 6-inch Leia figure has been delayed and Jedi Temple Archives has the details.
- While not Star Wars, this NECA Alien space jockey is too cool not to share.