Around the Web

June 22, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Edelweiss has a new listed for a book called Star Wars Icons: Han Solo which is being written by Gina McIntyre and being published by Insight Editions. It’s a 224 page hardcover set for a October 30, 2018 release and will tell the origin of the creation of the character via rare imagery, illustrations and interviews. There’s also an Amazon link for it.

Comic News

  • Dark Horse Comics will be doing a Stranger Things comic which will be written by Jody Houser (who has done some recent Star Wars comics for Marvel). Issue #1 will be out in September.

Convention & Event News

  • Fanboy Expo is June 29 to July 1 in Knoxville, TN. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch, Dave Dorman, Daniel Logan, James Marsters, Ian McDiarmid, Ron Perlman, Roy Thomas, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • San Diego Comic Con is July 18 to 22. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • 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.
  • Fan Expo Boston is August 10 to 12. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman, Ken Lashley, Freddie Prinze Jr., Joe Quinones, Paul Reubens, Brent Spiner, Billy Dee Williams.
  • 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.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

Fandom News

Movie & Television News

  • Collider is reporting that the Star Wars story spinoff films are being put on hold in order to focus on Episode IX and the next trilogy. So far Collider is the only new outlet reporting this so its uncertain how solid this rumor is.
  • The bidding war for 21st Century Fox continues as Disney ups their bid in the wake of Comcast’s latest bid.
  • Target has revealed some of the bonus features for the upcoming home release of Solo.
  • The trailer for Creed II dropped and it will be out in November.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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