Around the Web

October 19, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • Comic writer Cavan Scott has a neat behind the scenes look at Tales From Vader’s Castle on StarWars.com.
  • IDW posted their comic solicitations for January 2019. New titles include…

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Graphic Novel Adaptation

Writer: Alessandro Ferrari
Cover Artist: Eric Jones

Faithfully bringing events from the series’ defining installment to the comics page, read along as Luke Skywalker confronts the legacy of the Jedi; Han, Leia, and Chewie struggle to evade the Empire, encountering danger at every turn; and Vader pursues the Rebellion with greater determination than ever before. Plus, emerges from the shadows a certain 900-year-old Jedi Master does.

Details: TPB, $9.99, 80 pages, 6-3/4″ x 9″, February release

Star Wars Adventures: Flight of the Falcon

Writer: Michael Moreci
Artist/Cover Artist: Arianna Florean

The Flight of the Falcon ends here! We’ve followed Bazine Netal’s quest for the legendary starship the Millennium Falcon, but here’s one final tale yet to be told, featuring famous pirate captain, Hondo Ohnaka!

Details: 36 pages, $4.99

Star Wars Adventures #18

Writers: Delilah S. Dawson, and Michael Moreci
Artists: Derek Charm, and Arianna Florean
Cover Artists: Nicoletta Baldari, and Arianna Florean

Padmé Amidala joins Jar Jar Binks on a quest to recover a legendary Gungan artifact. Uh oh! This one is going to be very messy! Plus, Gannis Ducain details his time with the Millennium Falcon!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Destroyer Down #3

Writer: Scott Beatty
Artists: Derek Charm, and Jon Sommariva
Cover Artists: Derek Charm, and Jon Sommariva

Swallowed by the shifting sands of Jakku, the Imperial Star Destroyer Spectral has been lost for two decades, giving rise to rumors of hauntings and buried treasure. But an epic sandstorm has revealed the ruins of the starship, and renowned scavenger Rey now leads the race to claim whatever lies within! Three issue mini-series set during the days before The Force Awakens. Includes a backup story depicting the Battle of Jakku, revealing how the Star Destroyer Spectral met its fate during the last days of the Empire!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

Convention & Event News

  • Can-con is October 12 to 14 in Ottawa, Canada at the Sheraton. Star Wars guests include Kevin Hearne.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Hal-Con is October 26 to 28 in Halifax, NS, Canada. Star Wars guests include Delilah S. Dawson, and Chuck Wendig.
  • Supanova Adelaide is November 2 to 4th in Adelaide, Australia and Timothy Zahn will be there.
  • Supanova Brisbane is November 9 to 11th in Brisbane, Australia and Timothy Zahn will be there.
  • Timothy Zahn will be in Bandon, OR for a book signing at WinterRiver Books & Gallery on November 24 at 1:00 PM.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • Christina Cato is in the latest Our Star Wars Stories.

  • And here is Bucket’s List #1.3.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Pre-orders are up at Sideshow for the Kotobukiya Obi-Wan Kenobi ArtFX statue, and the Emperor Palpatine ArtFX statue.
  • The Astromech Alliance Group revealed the Droid Factory Canto Bight astromech R4-H18.
  • Hasbro has a new video of the Sail Barge.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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