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October 21, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, Movies, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Art News

  • Fans of Alex Maleev‘s Vader Down #1 variant cover can now pick up the original art, if you’ve got $4,500.
  • Dave Dorman also had some original art for sale. While the pieces have already been sold, they’re still pretty awesome to look at.

Book News

  • E. K. Johnson‘s Ahsoka will be hitting the #1 slot on the New York Times Best Sellers list next week for both Young Adult Hardcover and Young Adult E-Book.
  • In other book news, Paul S. Kemp‘s sword and sorcery novel The Hammer and the Blade is now just $1.99 on Amazon. With the third book in the series, A Conversation In Blood coming out in January, it’s a good time to check out the first book in the series if you haven’t done so already.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • 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.
  • Powers Comics Halloween ComicFest is October 29 in Green Bay, WI. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
  • 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 includeE. 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 includeTimothy 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 this week’s episode of The Star Wars Show.

The latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Okay, so this might be the first time an X-Men trailer has impressed me. Logan comes out March 2017 and it looks pretty good.

  • At first glance, Pet seems like a cheesy horror movie where a creepy guy abducts a girl and put her in a cage. But this movie appears to put a spin on it when the captive begins tormenting the captor. It’ll be out December 2nd.

  • Getting even weirder is A Cure For Wellness which will be out February 2017. While weird, it could be promising. It’s certainly got some great visuals.

  • Let’s go out on a high note with the teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 which will be out May 5, 2017.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • StarWars.com has an update on the upcoming new content for Star Wars Battlefront.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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