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November 30, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic Book News

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration is now accepting crew applications for those who are interested.

  • Louisville Supercon is November 30 to December 2 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include James Mathis III, Hugh Spight, Brent Spiner, and Femi Taylor.
  • Vampire Ball is November 30 to December 2 in Heathrow, England. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • YamaCon is November 30 to December 2 in Pigeon Forge, TN. Star Wars guests include Cherami Leigh.
  • For the Love of Sci-Fi is December 1 to 2 in Manchester, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Bern Collaço, Nick Maley, Mike Quinn, and Spencer Wilding.
  • German Comic Con is December 1 to 2 in Dortmund, Germany. Star Wars guests include Gwendoline Christie, Julian Glover, and Jessica Henwick.
  • Wales Comic Con is December 1 to 2 in Wrexham, Wales. Star Wars guests include Guy Henry, Ian McElhinney, and Joonas Suotamo.
  • WinterCon is December 1 to 2 in Jamaica, NY. Star Wars guests include Jerome Blake, Taylor Gray, and Vanessa Marshall.
  • Stars of Time File & Comic Con is December 2 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Star Wars guests include Clem So, and Alan Harris.
  • Stratford Upon Avon Christmas Comic Con is December 2 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Star Wars guests include Clem So.
  • Wonderful Weekend of Wizardry is December 6 to 9 in Tacoma, WA. Star Wars guests include Paul Warren.
  • Steel City Con is December 7 to 9 in Monroeville, PA. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman, and Brent Spiner.
  • Sac Gamers Expo is December 9 in Sacramento, CA. Star Wars guests include Lex Lang, and C. Andrew Nelson.
  • Holiday Matsuri is December 14 to 16 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include Jennifer Hale.
  • LemiCon is December 22 in Houten, Netherlands. Star Wars guests include Clem So.
  • Star Trek: The Cruise III is January 4 to 10 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jason Isaacs, and Brent Spiner.
  • Wizard World New Orleans is January 4 to 6 in New Orleans, LA. Star Wars guests include Mads Mikkelsen.
  • Ace Comic Con is January 11 to 13 in Glendale, AZ. Star Wars guests include David Tenant.
  • Albuquerque Comic Con is January 18 to 20 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Michael Bell, Michael Carter, Howard Chaykin, Mark Dodson, Peter Mayhew, Femi Taylor, and Keone Young.
  • STCE’s Comic Con is January 26 to 27 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Greg Baldwin, Grant Gould, and Ray Park.
  • Pasadena Comic Convention & Toy Show is January 27 in Pasadena, CA. Star Wars guests include Julie Dolan, and Kevin Thompson.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • Wondering how Galaxy’s Edge is coming along? Attractions Magazine has some nice photos.
  • Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • Here’s the trailer for Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures which is out today on Disney’s new Star Wars Kids website. They’ve also launched a new Star Wars Kids YouTube channel. Per the press release, “Additional shorts featuring fan-favorite characters will debut in December and then on a weekly basis starting in 2019” followed by action figures.

  • Now for some trailers. State Like Sleep will be out in January. Looks like a good twisty-turny drama.

  • Another drama/thriller, Rust Creek, will also be out in January. May or may not be good but probably worth a watch when it hits your favorite streaming service.

  • If you’re into horror movies, there’s Lifechanger which is about a shapeshifter. Kind of refreshing. It’ll be out in January.

  • The Vanishing is a thriller around three light house keepers and a box of gold. It’ll be out in January.

  • American Renegades is a re-imagining of Kelly’s Heroes which will be out next month.

  • There’s the teaser trailer for The Lion King which will be out in July.

  • And then there’s The LEGO Movie 2 which will be out in February.

  • But the best is saved for last, Once Upon A Deadpool. This is not a joke, well it is, but it’s also real. Deadpool 2 is being re-released on December 12 as a PG-13 movie with some new footage featuring Fred Savage ala The Princess Bride.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Gentile Giant’s Ahsoka Tano mini bust is now up for pre-order.
  • Funko has revealed their upcoming Walgreens exclusive Pop! for Dark Side Anakin.
Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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