Around the Web

October 7, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Art News

Book News

  • Shaw Press is offering a limited printing of Sebastian Shaw: Memoirs and Recollections. Sebastian Shaw played the unmasked Darth Vader in Return of the Jedi. The printing is limited to just 500 copies and will be out October 21st.
  • Penguin Audio has an excerpt from the Ahsoka novel by E. K. Johnston which is read by Ashley Eckstein. Click here to listen.
  • The Purloined Poodle by Kevin Hearne is out now.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

With the upcoming release of Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston, she has a bunch of events lined up. Click here to check out her full schedule.

  • New York Comic Con is October 6 to 9 in New York City, NY. Star Wars guests include authors Chuck Wendig, Pablo Hidalgo (DK Booth), Jason Fry (full schedule), Kerrie Dougherty (DK Booth), Christie Golden (full schedule), John Jackson Miller (full schedule), James Luceno, E. K. Johnston, Tim Zahn (full schedule), James S.A. Corey (Orbit booth on Saturday starting at 11 AM), Daniel Wallace (full schedule), Kevin J. Anderson (WordFire Press Booth #1232), Rebecca Moesta (WordFire Press Booth), R.A. Salvatore (WordFire Press Booth), actress Carrie Fisher, artists Mark Brooks, Joe Corroney (B12 Artist Alley), Katie Cook, Dave Dorman, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule. Del Rey has posted their full schedule here.
  • Indie Author Day is October 8 in Dallas, TX at the Dallas Public Library. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
  • Martha Wells will be in College Station, TX on October 19 for a talk at the the TAMU campus (601 Rudder, 4:30 PM).
  • Hal-Con is November 4 to 6 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Star Wars guests include author Kevin 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 Identities is heading to London and will be there from November 18, 2016 to September 3, 2017.
  • 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

  • Here’s the latest episodes of The Star Wars Show

  • …and The Star Wars After Show.

Movie & Television News

  • New Rogue One poster from Russia.


  • The latest episode of Rebels Reactions is out, plus the episode guide for “The Holocrons of Fate.”

  • As for movie trailers, November 11 seems like an odd time for a horror movie, but The Monster looks pretty creepy.

I’m not sure about this one. It looks cheesy, but it might be fun. Officer Downe comes out November 18th.

  • Natalie Portman returns to the big screen in Jackie which will be out December 2nd. This one certainly has potential.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Pre-orders are up for Hot Toys sixth scale Finn in Stormtrooper armor.
  • If you’re looking for something strange and vaguely Star Wars, pre-orders are up for the 3Art Exiles and Devils Set.


Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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