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July 20, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, SDCC, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com has revealed a new book called Star Wars: Droidography. It’ll be out on November 6 from HarperFestival and will be written by Marc Sumerak with illustrations by Joel Hustak, Massimo Travaglini and Arianna Sabella. StarWars.com has an interview with the writer and some samples of the artwork.

  • The Scum and Villainy book now has a cover, though this might be a placeholder.

Comic News

  • IDW’s is putting out a Star Wars Adventures: Tales for Vader’s Castle TPB. It’ll be out on May 7, 2019. Here’s the cover which looks cool.

Convention & Event News

  • San Diego Comic Con is July 18 to 22. Lots of Star Wars guests in attendance. Del Rey has the author signing times here.
  • Kevin Hearne will be at Upstart Crow in San Diego, CA at 10:00 AM on July 21st.
  • Timothy Zahn will be at Interabang Bookstore in Dallas, TX at 7:00 PM on July 23rd.
  • Kevin Hearne will be at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, IL at 7:00 PM on July 23rd.
  • Timothy Zahn will be at Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, CO at 7:00 PM on July 24th.
  • Kevin Hearne will be at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville, NC at 6:00 PM on July 24th.
  • Timothy Zahn will be at Barnes & Noble/Commons at Sugarhouse in Salt Lake City, UT at 6:00 PM on July 25th.
  • Kevin Heanre will be at Fox Tale Book Shoppe in Woodstock, GA at 6:30 PM on July 25th.
  • Timothy Zahn will be at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing in Portland, OR at 7:00 PM on July 26th.
  • 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.

Movie & Television News

  • Yes, we’ll be getting more brand new Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes, and to tide over your excitement, you can check out the Dave Filoni interview over on StarWars.com.
  • Solo will be coming out on Blu-ray on September 25 and digital release on September 14th. Jedi News has a rundown on the bonus features.
  • Beyond Star Wars, the trailer for Overlord looks fun. Zombies + World War II. It’ll be out in November.

  • Going more into horror, there’s Hell Fest which might be good. The gimmick is a Halloween theme park, the catch is there’s a real killer at play. It’ll be out in September.

  • Whether you’re an Uncharted fan or a Nathan Fillion fan, you’ll want to check out this short film.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Sideshow has a video of their SDCC stuff.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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