Around the Web

September 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Sci-Fi Family Day is October 1 in Milwaukee, WI. Star Wars guests include artist Dave Dorman.
  • The Texas Teen Book Festival is October 1 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include author E. K. Johnston.
  • Dave Dorman Day is October 2 in Whitefish Bay, WI at Mathnasium. The Star Wars guests is of course artist Dave Dorman.
  • Graffiti in the Margins is October 3 in Clinton, ON at the Clinton Public Library. Star Wars guests include author E. K. Johnston.
  • Kevin Hearne is doing a signing for The Purloined Poodle at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, AZ on October 3 at 7:00 PM.
  • 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, Dave Dorman, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule.
  • Indie Author Day is October 8 in Dallas, TX at the Dallas Public Library. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
  • Hal-Con is November 4 to 6 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Star Wars guests include authorKevin Hearne.
  • The Gala Strikes Back fundraiser at Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, California is November 5th. Tickets are available now.
  • Midwest Comic Con is November 5 to 6 in Des Moines, IA. Star Wars guests include artist Dave Dorman and actor Christian J. Simpson.
  • Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.
  • World Fantasy Con is November 2 to 5, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Martha Wells.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances and the Jedi News convention page.

Fandom News

  • Jedi News has an interview with the director of fan relations for Lucasfilm from 1977 to 1980, Craig Miller.
  • There’s a fan film called “Jakku: First Wave” that’s worth watching. It’s set right before the battle of Jakku, note this isn’t during The Force Awakens time period, but sometime post-ROTJ, the battle that results in all the crashed ships on Jakku.

  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • And here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.

  • The extended interview with Pablo Hidalgo is out.

  • Here’s Star Wars Go Rogue Chapter 3.

Movie & Television News

  • Rebels Recon is back as we all gear up for Season 3 this weekend.

  • Trespass Against Us looks like an interesting crime drama. It’ll be out early 2017.

  • Passengers looks like a good sci-fi film, but it will be up against Star Wars: Rogue One as it has a December 21st release date.

Toy News

Video Game News

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has dropped new DLC content which unlocks Asajj Ventress, Aurra Sing, Barriss Offee, Cad Bane, Captain Rex, Commander Cody, Hondo Ohnaka, Savage Opress, the Republic Gunship.
Advertisements

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

%d bloggers like this: