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June 30, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Television | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • Dave Dorman finished the concept idea he had for a previously rejected submission for Celebration Anaheim, and it is gorgeous.

Book News

  • Martha Wells will officially be writing two more Murderbot novellas for a total of four. The first book is already out (and a great read) and the next three will be out next year. Artificial Condition, the second book in the series, will be out January 2018.
  • The cover for Troy Denning‘s next HALO novel has been revealed. Entitled HALO: Retribution, the book will be out on August 29th.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Denver Comic Con is June 30 to July 2 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Christie Golden, Corinna Bechko, Dee Bradley Baker, Delilah S. Dawson, Gabriel Hardman, Greg Grunberg, Joe Corroney, Katie Cook, and Phil LaMarr. Del Rey will have signings at booth 150 with free giveaways.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Fountain Books in Richmond, VA on July 11 at 6:30 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Politics & Prose in Washington D.C. on July 12 at 7:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Barnes & Noble in Baltimore, MD on July 13 at 6:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at the Philadelphia Free Library in Philadelphia, PA on July 14 at 7:30 PM along with Chuck Wendig.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Yale Bookstore in New Haven, CT at 2:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at The Harvard Coop in Cambridge, MA at 2:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Phoenix Books in Burlington, VT at 7:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Barnes & Noble in Boulder, CO on July 18 at 7:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at The Bookworm in Omaha, NE at 6:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at the Madison Central Library in Madison, WI at 7:00 PM along with author Patrick Rothfuss.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, IL at 7:00 PM.
  • Kevin Hearne‘s Besieged Tour stops off at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor, MI at 3:00 PM.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances.

Fandom News

  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three will be out on Blu-ray and DVD on August 29th which will include “exclusive, never-before-seen bonus material.” Note the Blu-ray will contain…

Return To Mandalore – Explore where Mandalore fits within the Empire’s regime –and whether Sabine can unite her people against the Imperial forces.

Thrawn: A Legend Reborn – Learn Thrawn’s significance in Star Wars lore, and what the future may hold for this memorable villain.

Apprentices to Outcasts: Kenobi And Maul – Track two adversaries who’ve clashed throughout Star Wars history, and find out why the time was right to conclude their story.

The Original Rebel: Saw Gerrera Returns –Extended – Meet the Original Rebel. This exclusive extended version features Forest Whitaker discussing the character he brings to life in both Rebels and Rogue One.

Five Audio Commentaries – Featuring Dave Filoni (Executive Producer), Justin Ridge (Supervising Director), Kilian Plunkett (Art Director), Keith Kellogg (Animation Supervisor) and Joel Aron (CG Supervisor: Lighting & FX)

Both the DVD and the Blu-ray will contain…

A Rebel Alliance – Discover how the formation of the Rebel Alliance in Rebels ties into the Rogue One timeline –and the exciting story possibilities that lie ahead for season 4.

Rebels Recon – Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in 19 entertaining and information-packed episode recaps!

  • Star Wars Forces of Destiny will debut July 3 on YouTube.com/Disney with new shorts only each day at 10:00 AM PST leading up to the Disney channel broadcast on July 9th. Here’s the teaser.

  • Beyond Star Wars, if you are a Neil Blomkamp fan, you might watch to check out his short film Firebase which tells the beginning of a story set in Vietnam about a soldier going up against the River God. I got sucked into it and have to admit it was pretty neat, but it is a little gory.

  • The trailer for The Foreigner looks pretty good. It’ll be out in October.

  • And then there’s two new trailers for Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle which actually looks really fun.

Toy & Collectible News

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