Around the WebOctober 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.
- ACME Archives is selling some Rogue One prints.
- 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.
- Kieron Gillen talked with StarWars.com for a two part interview on the Darth Vader series: Part One and Part Two.
- Buzz Comics has a preview for Darth Vader #25 and The Force Awakens #5.
- Jedi-Bibliothek has a preview of Han Solo #4.
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.
- 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.
- Premier guild members can now get the Gentle Giant Poe Dameron mini bust.
- Hasbro revealed some new figures at NYCC. Yakface has a great roundup with pics.
- Also at NYCC, Sideshow revealed some pics of their upcoming Premium Format figures including Jyn Erso, Rey and BB-8. And for bounty hunter collectors, good news, we’re getting Dengar!
- Wave 2 Two-Packs have started hitting Target.
- Yakface has a look at the Hasbro Black Series 6-inch AT-AT Pilot, and the Jeha Revolt 4-Pack.
- Kotaku has a rundown on the Rogue One retailer exclusives.
- Toyark has a look at Kotobukiya‘s upcoming Rogue One statues.