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July 14, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Del Rey, IDW, Marvel, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Some updates on the upcoming short story collection From a Certain Point of View: we now know some of the characters certain authors will be covering.

Meg Cabot = Aunt Beru
Nnedi Okorafor = the Dianoga
Cavan Scott = Obi-Wan Kenobi

Cavan actually wrote up a blog post for the reveal which includes the name of his short story.

  • If you’re heading to SDCC and plan on picking up the Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad convention edition, Unbound Worlds has all the details.
  • Zomnibus by Kevin J. Anderson is out and collects the first Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. novel Death Warmed over with all of the short stories from the Working Stiff collection. If you haven’t read any of the books in the series, this would be a great way to jump in. They’re pretty fun. The next book coming out in the series will be entitled Tastes Like Chicken.
  • In other KJA news, Tales of Dune – The Expanded Edition is now out and includes all of the published Dune short stories by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.
  • The cover for Kevin Hearne‘s Scourged has been revealed.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

D23 Expo kicks off today and you can find the live stream schedule here.

  • ConGregate is July 14 to 16 in High Point, NC. Star Wars guests include Barbara HamblyMichael A. Stackpole and Timothy Zahn.
  • 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.
  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 8 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Katie Cook, Jim Cummings, Kieron Gillen, Mark Hamill, Skottie Young and more.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances.

Fandom News

  • Dave Filoni teased Ahsoka fans with the following post on Facebook.

  • And in case you missed it, you can also check out their “How We Make The Star Wars Show” episode.

Forces of Destiny

Need to catch up? Here’s the first eight episodes which you can watch online and on the Disney Channel. The next batch will be available in October.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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