Around the Web

December 21, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Darth Vader comic writer Charles Soule covering the end of the series.

Convention & Event News

Warwick Davis will be returning to Star Wars Celebration as a stage host. He’ll be joining Amy Ratcliffe, David Collins, Mark Newbold, and Gus Lopez. One other matter of note, parking passes are now on sale. And they are not cheap.

  • 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, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • Hot Topic and Fan Factory are holding a competition where fans can design a Star Wars t-shirt.
  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show…just a mini-episode.

Movie & Television News

  • Ludwig Göransson will be composing the score for The Mandalorian.
  • New animated shorts for Star Wars Resistance each starring Flix and Orka.

  • Willow is getting a new Blu-Ray and digital release on January 29th.
  • New trailers out this week. First up, the return of the Men In Black franchise and with an all new lineup of actors.

  • First trailer for the new Hellboy movie.

  • And 20th Century Fox puts an end to the debate – Die Hard is a Christmas movie.

Toy & Collectible News

  • Sphero is dropping it’s Star Wars license. They’ll be clearing out their inventory and ceasing production. Thus if you’re still thinking about getting a Sphero BB-8 or R2, this is the last call.
  • The Kessel Mine Playset is on sale.
  • Pre-orders are up for Black Series Archive Wave 1.
  • R4-G9 will be joining the Disney Elite Series in January.

Video Game News

  • Darth Malgus is returning to Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

 

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