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June 28, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, 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.

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

If you’re planning on going to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, tickets are going fast. The adult 4 day tickets, adult Saturday tickets, and adult Friday tickets are all sold out, as well as the Jedi Master VIP tickets. That leaves just the adult Thursday and Sunday tickets and kids’ 1 day tickets for purchase. Despite being sold out, you might be able to pick them up still via the Lyte ticket exchange.

  • 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

  • Some new videos from Star Wars By the Numbers. Every “Roger roger”…

  • …and every question Luke asks.

  • Puppet Lando takes a tour of Rancho Obi-Wan.

And here are the latest episodes of The Star Wars Show.

Movie & Television News

  • The trailer for Midway is out. It will hit theaters November 8th.

  • If you don’t like spiders, don’t watch this one. Itsy Bitsy will be out August 30th.

  • The Good Liar looks like a good thriller. It’ll be out November 15th.

  • This one could actually be fun. Nekrotronic will be out August 9th.

  • This one could be interesting. Queen & Slim will be out November 27th.

This one looks fun. The Peanut Butter Falcon will be out August 9th.

  • Some language and a lot of violence in this trailer, but Ready Or Not looks promising. It’ll be out August 23rd.

Toy & Collectible News

  • StarWars.com has a look at the Star Wars exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2019.
  • Looking for a Star Wars NES or Gameboy cartridge on the card? Well Limited Run Games has you covered.

Video Game News

  • Gameinformer has a nice article rounding up a bunch of miscellaneous details on Jedi: Fallen Order.
  • EA released a new extended cut demo for Jedi: Fallen Order.

  • Star Wars Resistance now has a mobile game called Star Wars Resistance Racer.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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