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September 29, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • USA Today has an audio excerpt of John Ham reading Paul Dini’s short story from From A Certain Point of View.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with author Claudia Gray covering her book Leia: Princess of Alderaan.
  • Edelweiss has two new interesting Star Wars book entries. On is for an untitled Jason Fry hardcover that’s 96 pages long and will be out March 27, 2018. It’s listed as a “replica journal” and “juvenile fiction” so this might be similar to the Rey journal that was done for The Force Awakens.

Follow the next adventure in the Star Wars saga in this first person narrative. This book for tweens will feature a first-person account from one of the main characters of the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Format includes foldouts.

There’s also a book called Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo by Michael Kogge that is specifically for Spanish speaking fans.

Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo
Michael Kogge
March 6, 2018, Hardcover, $11.99, Juvenile Fiction, Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3
96 pages, Series: Replica Journal, Full color, 8.3 in H | 5.8 in W | 0.6 in T

Filled with dossiers, pilot profiles, and now translated for Spanish-speaking fans, here are Poe Dameron’s files, collected into one flight log.
Translated for Spanish-speaking Star Wars fans! Learn what the best pilot in the galaxy’s life was like before joining the Resistance; get complete details of his mission to Jakku; and read the harrowing account of Black Squadron’s daring attack on Starkiller Base!

  • Sequart is putting a book called A More Civilized Age: Exploring the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Edited by Rich Handley and Joseph F. Berenato, this book will contain essays that talk about the Star Wars Expanded Universe, aka Legends. It also includes a foreword by Timothy Zahn and an essay by Rider Windham.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Del Rey has posted their schedule for NYCC.

  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 8 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Benjamin Acker, Katie Cook, Joe Corroney, Jim Cummings, Delilah S. Dawson, Kieron Gillen, Claudia Gray, Mark Hamill, Felicity Jones, John Jackson Miller, Daniel Jose Older, Cavan Scott, Michael Siglain, Skottie Young, Timothy Zahn (Friday only) and more.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances.

Fandom News

  • And here’s the “Behind the Magic of Rogue One” video mentioned and previewed on The Star Wars Show.

  • Here’s the latest episode of Science and Star Wars.

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars: Forces of Destiny returns October 1 with a new half hour special with premiere on the Disney Channel at 8:00 PM ET, with a second half hour special airing on October 29th. Each special will consist of four new episodes and four old episodes woven together (so eight new episodes total). The new episodes will features characters such as Hera Syndulla, Han Solo, Finn and Maz Kanata. The episodes will appear online on Disney YouTube following the specials. Here’s the trailer…

  • Star Wars Rebels Season 4 will be airing October 16 and to coincide with the hyper machine, they’ve released a poster.

  • Ron Howard continues to tease the Han Solo movie, this time with a picture of some stone script and a challenge to translate it. Paul Bateman was up to the challenge.

  • Can’t get enough Thor: Ragnarok? Here’s a behind the scenes video.

  • This one may or may not be good, but here’s the trailer for Gotti.

  • 1992 is a film adaptation of a Stephen King short story which will be out on Netflix on October 20th. Fair warning, the trailer looks like it gives a lot away.

  • I haven’t read the book, but the trailer for Annihilation looks really wild. I’m definitely looking forward to this one. It’ll be out in February.

  • There’s another Blade Runner 2049 short out called “Black Out 2022.” This one is an anime.

Video Game News

  • EA has a new game play trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II narrated by John Boyega.

  • In other video game news, and since I was a fan of the original, the trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 is out.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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