Around the Web

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

Book News

    • 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.

Comic News

  • 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.

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

Fandom News

  • 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

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.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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