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May 11, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • This Fall there will be a series of younger reader books being released for a “Flight of the Falcon” series. StarWars.com has the details.
  • “Flight of the Falcon” includes Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny: A Han & Chewie Adventure by Cavan Scott and Elsa Charretier. StarWars.com has an interview with them and some images from the book.

Comic News

  • Gary Whitta tweeted some images from his upcoming comic The Last Jedi #2.

Convention & Event News

  • Comic Con Revolution is May 19 to 20 in Ontario, CA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, Howard Chaykin, Tom Hodges, Mike Mayhew, Cat Staggs, Greg Weisman, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Phoenix Comicon is May 24 to 27 in Phoenix, AZ. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, Katie Cook, Joe Corroney, Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Jason Fry, Adi Granov, Tom Hodges, R. A. Salvatore, Charles Soule, Chuck Wendig, and Wil Wheaton.
  • MantiCon is May 25 to 27 in Minneapolis, MN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars: Galactic Nights is May 27 in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Lilac City Comicon is June 2 to 3 in Spokane, WA. Star Wars guests include Daniel Logan, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Origins is June 13 to 17 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • All*Star Comic Con is June 15 to 17 in Tysons Corner, VA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, John Jackson Miller, and Brian Muir.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.

Fandom News

  • ILM has a new leader, Rob Bredow, who has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director and Head of ILM. Also getting a promotion is Gretchen Libby, who is now the Vice President of Marketing and Production.
  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

The Solo cast and crew has also been doing the rounds for talk shows.

Movie & Television News

  • Fantha Tracks has an inside scoop that provides more evidence of an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie. According to their source, there’s a December 2020 target release date.
  • And the TV spots continue…”Lieutenant.”

  • “Risk”

  • “Ride”

  • “Rivals”

  • TV spot trailer #14

  • TV spot trailer #15

And new clips…

  • Beyond Star Wars, but still in the world of sci-fi, they’ve finally released a teaser trailer for The Predator. This will be out in September.

  • And it looks like we’ll get a new Forces of Destiny episode on May 25th.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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