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June 7, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • Jon Waterhouse talks about writing for Star Wars Adventures #22 on StarWars.com.

Convention & Event News

D23 has revealed a look at their presentation schedule which includes a Disney+ event on Friday that will include The Mandalorian, and an event on Saturday for their upcoming blockbusters, including Star Wars.

  • FedCon is June 7 to 10 in Bonn, German. Star Wars guests include Cas Anvar, Anthony Daniels, and Ken Leung.
  • Ghostbusters Fan Fest is June 7 to 8 in Culver City, CA. Star Wars guests include Frank Welker.
  • JAFAX is June 7 to 9 in Grand Rapids, MI. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, and Cherami Leigh.
  • Niagara Falls Comic Con is June 7 to 9 in Niagara Falls, ON. Star Wars guests include Dave Barclay, Ken Lashley, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Pop Con Indy is June 7 to 9 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Phil LaMarr, Vanessa Marshall.
  • SacAnime is June 7 to 9 in Sacramento, CA. Star Wars guests include Gregg Berger, Jim Cummings, Jenniver Hale, Terence McGovern, and Gwendoline Yeo.
  • WhedonCon is June 7 to 9 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • Wizard World Los Angeles is June 8 in Culver City, CA. Star Wars guests include Stephen Costantino, Olivia d’Abo, Grey DeLisle, Bai Ling, Daniel Logan, and Kevin Thompson.
  • Devon Comic Con & Gaming Festival is June 15 at The Matford Centre in Exeter, England. Star Wars guests include Bern Collaco, Sandeep Mohan, and Tina Simmons.
  • Washington State Summer Con is June 15 and 16 in Pullyaup, WA. Star Wars guests include Temuera Morrison, John Ratzenberger, Billy Dee Williams, and Carl Weathers.
  • Sci-Fi by the Sea is June 16 in Herne Bay, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Warren.
  • Epic Comic Con is June 21 to 23 in Atlantic City, NJ. Star Wars guests include Mark Dodson, and Brent Spiner.
  • Planet Funk Con is June 21 to 23 in Bettendorf, IA. Star Wars guests include Michael Golden, and Adam McArthur.
  • Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is June 21 to 23 in Sydney, Australia. Star Wars guests include Elijah Wood.
  • Eternal Con is June 22 to 23 in Uniondale, NY. Star Wars guests include Ken Kelly, Richard Oldfield, and James Arnold Taylor.
  • Essex Comic Con is June 23 at the Dovercourt Skating Rink in Dovercourt, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph.
  • Supanova Comic Con & Gaming is June 28 to 30 in Perth, Australia. Star Wars guests include Elijah Wood.
  • Wisconsin Comic Convention is June 28 to 30 in Milwaukee, WI. Star Wars guests include Cam Clarke, Michael Golden, Claudia Gray, John Jackson Miller, and Ray Park.
  • Comic Con Germany is June 29 to 20 in Stuttgart, Germany. Star Wars guests include Brent Spiner.
  • Corpus Christi Comic Con is June 29 to 30 in Corpus Christi, TX. Star Wars guests include Dante Basco.
  • Garden State Comic Fest is June 29 to 30 in Morristown, NJ. Star Wars guests include Michael Bell, Jan Duursema, Greg Hildebrandt, Roy Thomas, and Ashley Witter.
  • Mississippi Comic Con is June 29 to 30 in Jackson, MS. Star Wars guests include Gregg Berger, and Michael Carter.
  • Florida Supercon is July 4 to 7 in Miami Beach, FL. Star Wars guests include John DiMaggio, Jason Isaacs, Daniel Logan, Terence McGovern, and George Takei.
  • Anime Midwest is July 5 to 7 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, Yuri Lowenthal, and Mary Elizabeth McGlynn.
  • Montreal Comiccon is July 5 to 7 in Montreal, QC. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings, Ray Park, and Elijah Wood.
  • ConnectiCon is July 11 to 14 in Hartford, CT. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Atlanta Comic Con is July 12 to 14 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Cam Clarke, Michael Golden, and James Arnold Taylor.
  • Knoxville Comic Con is July 12 to 14 in Knoxville, TN. Star Wars guests include Dante Basco, Steve Blum, Colin Cantwell, Gray DeLisle, Mark Dodson, Denis Lawson, Scott Lawrence, Suzie Mcgrath, Paul Reubens, Christopher Sean, Frank Welker, and Ian Whyte.
  • Alabama Comic Con is July 13 to 14 in Birmingham, AL. Star Wars guests include John Morton.
  • CovCon Junior is July 13 at Sports Connexion in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, England. Star Wars guests include Chris Bunn, Trevor Butterfield, Tim Dry, Alan Flyng, Richard Franklin, Kamay Lau, David Stone, Daniela Tlumacova, and Miltos Yerolemou.
  • San Diego Comic Con is July 18 to 21 in San Diego, CA. Star Wars guests include Greg Bear, Steve Sansweet, and Kevin Smith.
  • Geekmania Skegness is July 21 at the Embassy Theatre in Skegness, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake.
  • Newcastle Comic-Con is July 21 in Newcastle England. Star Wars guests include Arie Dekker, Richard Oldfield, and Pam Rose.
  • GalaxyCon Raleigh is July 25 to 28 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include Howard Chaykin, Tim Curry, Daniel Logan, David Tennant, Terence McGovern, Ron Perlman, George Takei, and Keone Young.
  • London Film & Comic Con is July 26 to 28 in London, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Michael Carter, Neil Ellis, Barbara Frankland, Rusty Goffe, Jessica Henwick, Jason Isaacs, Annette Jones, Amanda Noar, Katie Purvis, Hugh Quarshie, Katee Sackhoff, Peter Serafinowicz, John Simpkin, Gina Torres, Billy Dee Williams, Corey Dee Williams, and Ian Whyte.
  • The School of Witchcraft & Wizardry is July 26 to 28 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Star Wars guests include Spencer Wilding, and Miltos Yerolemou.
  • Galactic Swag Expo is July 27 to 28 in Arlington, TX. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • Otakon is July 26 to 28 in Washington D.C. Star Wars guests include Kari Wahlgren.
  • The Official Star Trek Convention is July 31 to August 4 in Las Vegas, NV. Star Wars guests include Olivia d’Abo, Clint Howard, and Brent Spiner.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, and Charles Soule.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • New look at Kylo’s repaired helmet in The Last Jedi at the Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2019 (which was June 4 to 6th).

  • Star Wars By the Numbers has a new video for all the creatures in Star Wars. I love that they show the name of each. Honestly, I never really thought about what most of those things were called.

  • Latest episode of The Star Wars Show which explores Galaxy’s Edge.

Galaxy’s Edge

  • Jedi News has a nice look at some of the food and drinks at Galaxy’s Edge.

  • Disneyland Resort also has a look at the food to help you plan ahead for your visit.

  • If you’re all about the spoilers, Attractions Magazine has a video showing the entire Smugglers Run ride. It does look fun.

Movie & Television News

  • The trailer for Ad Astra is out. This astronaut action flick will hit theaters September 20th.

  • Christian Bale and Matt Damon are in the trailer for Ford vs Ferrari which looks really good. It’ll be out November 15th.

Toy & Collectible News

  • You might want to think twice about ordering from ANOVOS as they’re currently being sued for failure to deliver pre-ordered items. Searching around, there are certainly others who have had issues with the company, so it’s not a one off issue.

Video Game News

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