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October 28, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Star Wars Propaganda by Pablo Hidalgo came out this week. Here’s a link to the official product page.
  • John Jackson Miller‘s new Star Trek novel The Jackal’s Trick came out this week and you can now pick up signed copies from his online store.
  • Martha Wells has a new novella that will be coming out next Summer called The Murderbot Diaries: All Systems Red. This is the first of two sci-fi novellas that will be part of a series, both written by Martha. TOR.com has more details.
  • There’s also some interesting highlights in edelweiss this week.

Star Wars – Lords of the Sith: Guide to the Dark Side

On Sale Date: April 4, 2017
Details: $19.99, Trade Paperback, Titan Comics, 176 pages, 11″ x 8″

The making of the Star Wars saga, as told by the cast and crew. The very best features and interviews from Star Wars Insider—the official magazine of the Star Wars saga! Adam Driver discusses the making of The Force Awakens and his performance as Kylo Ren. Joel Aron, the lighting and effects supervisor on Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars Rebels shares some tricks of the trade and Harrison Ford talks about playing Han Solo for the last time. Story Locale: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… Series Overview: Each volume brings together a collection of the best of the official Star Wars Insider magazine content, celebrating the complete Star Wars experience, from movies to books, video games to comic books, and more! Featuring rare cast and crew interviews, and exclusive behind the scenes pictures, this is an essential read for Star Wars fans of all ages.

Star Wars: Prequel Trilogy Graphic Novel

On Sale Date: April 4, 2017
Details: $19.99, Hardcover, Ages 8 to 12, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 208 pages

A graphic novel collection that retells The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith.

Star Wars Color by Number

On Sale Date: June 13, 2017
Details: $14.99, Ages 12 to 18, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 128 pages

Geared towards young adults and adults, this relaxing color by number activity book will take you to a galaxy far, far away. Over 100 images to color!

Star Wars Rebels Cinestory Comic

On Sale Date: February 14, 2017
Details: $9.99, Paperback, Ages 9 to 12, Joe Books, 384 pages

Exploring the 20-year stretch of Star Wars history between Episode III and Episode IV, Star Wars Rebels is a hit Disney XD animated series. The all-new Cinestory Comic includes three episodes of adventure in comic-style screen captures from season one.

Imperial oppression on Lothal grows stronger and the rebels must seek out new allies and resources to sustain their fight against the evil Empire. The crew of the Ghost joins forces with another rebel cell: ex-clone troopers who fought in the Clone Wars. As the rebels grow in number, so will their enemies. Through dangerous rescue missions, thrilling space chases, and spectacular lightsaber duels – the bond of our rebel crew will be put to the test like never before.

Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space – The Snare: Book 1

On Sale Date: January 3, 2017
Details: $5.99, Paperback, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 144 pages

It is a time of darkness. With the end of the Clone Wars, and the destruction of the Jedi Order, the evil Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy unopposed. When the parents of Milo and Lina Graf are abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown systems of Wild Space, the children must undertake a perilous journey to rescue them. In the first book of this six book chapter book series, Milo and Lina look for allies on the ancient frontier world of Thune– but must outwit the cruel Imperial officer Captain Korda who has prepared a trap for them!

Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space – The Nest: Book 2

On Sale Date: January 3, 2017
Details: $5.99, Paperback, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 144 pages

It is a time of darkness. With the end of the Clone Wars, and the destruction of the Jedi Order, the evil Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy unopposed. When the parents of Milo and Lina Graf are abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown systems of Wild Space, the children must undertake a perilous journey to rescue them. After their daring escape from the planet of Thune, Milo and Lina follow a mysterious transmission to their parent’s whereabouts to a remote jungle planet, where a terrifying evil lies in wait. . .

Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space – The Heist: Book 3

On Sale Date: April 11, 2017
Details: $5.99, Paperback, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 144 pages

It is a time of darkness. With the end of the Clone Wars, and the destruction of the Jedi Order, the evil Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy unopposed. When the parents of Milo and Lina Grafare abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown systems of Wild Space, the children must undertake a perilous journey to rescue them. In the third book of this six book chapter book series, Milo and Lina track the mysterious transmission to the planet Lothal, hoping to find help against the Empire. But as Lina and Milo search for the source, they are unaware of the danger following them at every turn.

Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space – The Darkness: Book 4

On Sale Date: August 15, 2017
Details: $5.99, Paperback, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 144 pages

It is a time of darkness. With the end of the Clone Wars, and the destruction of the Jedi Order, the evil Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy unopposed. When the parents of Milo and Lina Graf are abducted by agents of the evil Empire while the family is out on a mission mapping the unknown systems of Wild Space, the children must undertake a perilous journey to rescue them. In the fourth book of this six book chapter book series, Milo and Lina have been captured by the bounty hunter, the Shade. The Shade has orders to bring the children to Captain Korda. But on their way there, the power goes out on the ship. Will Milo and Lina be able to escape the Empire, or does something even deadlier await in the darkness?

Comic News

  • Over on edelweiss they revealed the cover for the upcoming TPB of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Convention & Event News

Del Rey teased their Star Wars Celebration plans for next year. Looks like Timothy Zahn will be in attendance.

  • 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 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.
  • Local Comic Book Store Day is November 19 in Oshkosh, WI at House of Heroes. Star Wars guest John Jackson Miller will be there from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • 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 is the latest episode of The Star Wars After Show.

Movie & Television News

Toy & Collectible News

  • Sideshow’s C2-B5 is up for pre-order now.
  • The Walgreens exclusive 6-inch Black Series C-3PO is starting to hit stores.
  • Nissan has a somewhat ridiculous promotion going on for their new Nissan Rogue. Buy the vehicle and you get a life-sized Death Trooper helmet. If you we’re already planning on getting a new vehicle, it’s an interesting thought, but collectors are going to tear their hair out.

Video Game News

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens has some new DLC that’s out. Now you can play as the bad guys.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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