Around the WebApril 7, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Art, Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.
- Dave Dorman is doing a Star Wars 40th anniversary sale with 40% off some very limited Star Wars prints. Get them while they last. As someone who has a couple of these already, they are really gorgeous looking prints.
- Artist Joe Corroney will have two new Rogue One prints exclusive to Disney parks, and he’ll be doing some signings there during Star Wars Celebration next week. Note you won’t be able to get these two prints at SWCO, you’ll have to go to the park. Remember, you don’t need a ticket to go into Disney Springs.
Convention & Event News
Forest Whitaker is heading to Star Wars Celebration and he’ll be doing autographs.
- The 3rd Annual Shelby County Star Trek Day is April 8 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
- Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.
- The Drowning in Moonlight memorial gala will be April 13 at the Rosen Centre Hotel from 7:30 to 10:30 PM.
- Retrozap‘s Star Wars Celebration Orlando meet-up is April 13 at David’s Club Bar and Grill in the evening.
- Ahsoka Lives Day is April 15 at Star Wars Celebration Orlando from 2:00 to 3:00 PM in the main lobby. Ashley Eckstein will be there.
- Coffee With Kenobi, Jedi News, Podcast 66 and RandomChatter are doing a meet-upduring Star Wars Celebration Orlando at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar on April 15 at 8:30 to 11:30 PM.
- Planet Comicon is April 28 to 30 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, Cullen Bunn, Tom Kane, John Jackson Miller and 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.
- For those planning ahead for Star Wars Celebration Orlando, My Star Wars Story’s Scott Ryfun has a handy Excel sheet including all the panels as well as the onsite and offsite events, both official and unofficial. Here’s a link to version 2.0 and 3.0 is on its way.
- Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.
- Spencer Brinkerhoff III has some artist interview videos including Joe Corroney…
- …Katie Cook…
- …Russell Walks…
- …Cryssy Cheung…
- …Stephen Hayford…
- …and a second interview with Joe Hogan.
- StarWars.com has an interview with Doug Chiang on Rogue One.
- Counting down to the release of Thrawn, author Timothy Zahn is doing Grand Admiral facts of the day on his Facebook page.
Joe Corroney will be Thursday and Friday, 7:00 to 9:00 PM signing at Disney World. Two new prints.
Toy & Collectible News
- Sideshow’s Premium Format Chewbacca is up for pre-order.
- Pre-orders are up for Hot Toys Han Solo in Stormtrooper disguise.
- Nerd Block is offering a Star Wars Celebration convention collectible pack for those who can’t attend.