Around the WebJanuary 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Adventures in Wild Space: The Snare and The Nest came out this week in the US. Note this is a reprinting of the first and second book in the UK book series. Book 3 will be out in April and book 4 will be out in August.
- If you’d like to get a signed copy of Paul S. Kemp‘s next book A Conversation in Blood, Paul is offering them with details on his website.
- Kevin Hearne dropped some book news that he has an upcoming Iron Druid Chronicles anthology set for July called Besieged. In his words “it’s essentially book 8.5,” and it’s up for pre-order. He’s got the links here. Kevin will have another story in the anthology Urban Enemies which will be out in August. Then in October A Plauge of Giants will be out, the first in his new trilogy.
- Author Kevin J. Anderson is also doing a Reddit AMA today.
- Writer Cullen Bunn talked with StarWars.com about his upcoming Darth Maul mini-series which includes some interior art and variant cover images.
- Marvel.com has an interview with the artist of the Darth Maul series, Luke Ross.
- CBR has an interview with Doctor Aphra writer Kieron Gillen.
- Uniqlo has a giveaway for a Star Wars shirt signed by the cast of Rogue One.
Convention & Event News
- Author Timothy Zahn will be signing at Oregon Books and Games in Grants Pass, OR on January 13th.
- Pensacon is February 17 to 19 in Pensacola, FL. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn and Dave Dorman.
- Northwest Comic Con is March 18 to 19 in Tillamook, OR. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Force V is June 2 to 4 in Melbourne, Australia. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- Origins Game Fair is June 15 to 18 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- SoonerCon is June 23 to 25 in Oklahoma City, OK. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- IndyPopCon is July 7 to 9 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
- World Fantasy Con is November 2 to 5, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Martha Wells.
- Details on director Gareth Edwards cameo in Rogue One have been revealed thanks to furiousfanboys.com.
Movie & Television News
- Yahoo Movies has some new insight on what scenes were added to Rogue One in the reshoots via some new interviews. You’ll have to scroll almost halfway down before they start talking about the reshoots.
- Empire Online has 13 insights on Rogue One from director Gareth Edwards. Gareth talks about having a crawl, using wipes, using archival footage, blue milk and more.
- The mid-season trailer for Star Wars Rebels is out.
Toy & Collectible News
- There’s a 3-3/4″ Black Series AT-ST with driver that’s hitting stores. Yakface has the details.
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