Around the WebOctober 14, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Tags: charles soule, chuck wendig, e. k. johnston, james luceno, kieron gillen, timothy zahn
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Ahsoka author E. K. Johnston.
- For fans of ABC-3PO, Katie Cook will be illustrating a new kids book called Obi-1, 2, 3. The book is being published by the Disney Book Group and will be out February 14, 2017.
- Penguin Random House posted a video of the NYCC “A Writer’s Roundtable” panel featuring Timothy Zahn, Chuck Wendig, James Luceno, E.K. Johnston, Charles Soule and Kieron Gillen.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Kieron Gillen covering the upcoming Doctor Aphra series.
- Marvel.com has an interview with Doctor Aphra series’ artist Kev Walker and some sneak peeks at the artwork.
- Comic Vine has a preview of Poe Dameron #8.
Convention & Event News
- E. K. Johnston will be in Orlando, FL for an Ahsoka book signing at Once Upon A Toy (Disney Springs Marketplace) on October 14 at 4:00 PM.
- ValleyCon is October 14 to 16 in Fargo, ND. Star Wars guests include Christie Golden.
- E. K. Johnston will be in Tampa, FL for an Ahsoka book signing at Barnes & Noble (Dale Mabry) on October 15 at 2:00 PM.
- Martha Wells will be in College Station, TX on October 19 for a talk at the the TAMU campus (601 Rudder, 4:30 PM).
- E. K. Johnston will be in San Diego, CA for an Ahsoka book signing at Barnes & Noble (Mira Mesa Market Center) on October 21 at 7:00 PM.
- E. K. Johnston will be in Corte Madera, CA for an Ahsoka book signing at Barnes & Noble (Corte Madera) on October 24 at 7:00 PM.
- Necronomicon is October 28 to 29 in Tampa, FL. Star Wars guests include Steven Barnes and Timothy Zahn.
- Blizz CON is November 4 to 5 in Anaheim, CA. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Hal-Con is November 4 to 6 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Star Wars guests include author Kevin Hearne.
- The YALSA Symposium is November 4 to 5 in Pittsburgh, PA. Star Wars guests include E. K. Johnston.
- 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.
- E. K. Johnston will be in Los Angeles, CA for an Ahsoka book signing at Barnes & Noble (The Grove at Farmers Market) on November 6 at 2:00 PM.
- Star Wars Identities is heading to London and will be there from November 18, 2016 to September 3, 2017.
- Sci-Fi Authorfest 10 is November 20 in Beavertown, OR. Star Wars guest include Timothy Zahn.
- Timothy Zahn will be in Bandon, OR for a book signing at Winter River Books at 1:00 PM.
- 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 is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.
- Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.
- Another panel out of NYCC “Nostalgia and Reboots in Literature” which was moderated by author John Jackson Miller.
Movie & Television News
- The Freemaker Adventures will be debuting in the UK next week (October 17th) on Disney XDUK.
- Jedi News has a frame-by-frame breakdown of the new Rogue One trailer and a roundup of all the trailers and teasers.
- The Hollywood Reporter has an interview with Felicity Jones covering Rogue One.
- The soundtrack for Rogue One is up for pre-order and will be out on December 16th (the day of the movie’s release).
- Here’s the latest episode of Rebels Recon and the episode guide for “The Antilles Extraction.”
Toy & Collectible News
- Jedi News has a download link for Hasbro’s Fall 2016 Collector’s Checklist.
- The Disney Store is offering an Elite Series Gift Set.
- Yakface has a look at the Toys R Us exclusive 2-pack of Cassian and Stormtrooper, and images of 3-3/4-inch Black Series Rogue One figures.
Video Game News
- Whether you play Star Wars: The Old Republic or not, the cinematic trailer for Knights of the Eternal Throne “Betrayed” is pretty awesome.