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June 8, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer, Video Games | Leave a comment

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Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration tickets are on sale and some are selling out (VIP is sold out, 5 day tickets are sold out). However, since Thursday is a preview day only (no stage programming) you might be better off with a four day stay anyway. Hotels are going fast through the official website, but you might have some luck trying the hotel sites directly.

  • Origins is June 13 to 17 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • All*Star Comic Con is June 15 to 17 in Tysons Corner, VA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, John Jackson Miller, and Brian Muir.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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April 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Trailer | Leave a comment

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Book News

  • StarWars.com talks with Pablo Hidalgo about his new book Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded.
  • In addition to the Rogue One tie-in story Catalyst, there will also be a novelization. No author yet but release date is January 3, 2017 (272 pages, $28.99, hardcover).

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December 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Conventions, Episode VII, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer | Leave a comment

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Comic News

  • CBR has a preview for Darth Vader Annual #1.
  • Edelweiss has some updates on far out Marvel Star Wars TPB’s.

Vader Down – April 19, 2016, $19.99, TPB, 136 pages, collects Vader Down #1, Star Wars #13-14, Darth Vader #13-15
Droids & Ewoks Omnibus
– June 14, 2016, $100, Hardcover, 536 pages, collects Ewoks #1-4, Droids #1-8 and Ewoks UK Annual 1989
Obi-Wan and Anakin
– July 19, 2016, $15.99, TPB, 112 pages, collects Obi-Wan and Anakin #1-5
Star Wars Vol. 3
– August 16, 2016, $19.99, TPB, 136 pages, collects Star Wars #15-20
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Rebellion Vol. 1
– July 5, 2016, $39.99, TPB, 504 pages, collects Star Wars: Empire #7, 14, 16-18, Star Wars: Vader’s Quest #1-4 and Star Wars (2013) #1-12
Kanan Vol. 2: First Blood
– May 3, 2016, $17.99, TPB, 136 pages, collects Kanan #7-12
Darth Vader Vol. 3
– August 9, 2016, $16.99, TPB, 120 pages, collects Darth Vader Annual #1 and Darth Vader #16-19

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December 4, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, eBooks, Episode VII, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer | Leave a comment

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October 23, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Interview, Marvel, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Trailer | Leave a comment

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Book News

  • The Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens NYCC panel can be viewed below.
  • As can the Star Wars: A Galactic Readers Theatre panel.
  • If you’re holding out for paperback releases, here’s a list of upcoming paperback release dates.

Heir to the Jedi by Kevin Hearne – November 24, 2015
Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp – January 26, 2016
Dark Disciple by Christie Golden – March 1, 2016
Aftermath by Chuck Wendig – March 29, 2016

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August 7, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer, Video Games | Leave a comment

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  • Edelweiss has some new Star Wars book listings.Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
    Release Date: December 18, 2015
    Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
    Details: $12.99, Hardcover, 192 pages

    Join Anakin, Luke, and Yoda for an epic collection of stories adapted from all seven Star Wars films, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens! With 12 Star Wars stories that can each be read in 5 minutes, this padded storybook is the perfect fit for bedtime, storytime, or anytime.

    The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 1
    Release Date: December 15, 2015
    Publisher: Titan
    Details: $19.99, trade paperback, 176 pages

    The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 2
    Release Date: December 15, 2015
    Publisher: Titan
    Details: $19.99, trade paperback, 176 pages

  • Kevin J. Anderson shared an excerpt on Facebook for his upcoming Dan Shamble, Zombie PI story “Cold Dead Turkey.

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Stock up on the Kleenex. Pixar’s Doing it Again.

July 21, 2015 at 12:24 pm | Posted in Disney, Movies, Pixar, Trailer | Leave a comment
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I already know I’m gonna go all sappy over The Good Dinosaur.  This trailer yanked me right in — even the music which the cynic in me knows is totally designed to do that.  I just told my inner cynic to shut up.

Release date, November 25.

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March 6, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer | Leave a comment
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Comic News

  • Jedi-Bibliothek spotted a bunch of new Marvel Star Wars collection titles including Star Wars: The Marvel Covers Volume 1, Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Rise of the Sith Volume 1 and collections for the Star Wars, Darth Vader, Kanan and Princess Leia series.

Convention & Event News

First up, some more Star Wars Celebration Anaheim news. As we get closer to April, they’ve released some more guest announcements. While still no word on any of the new stars from The Force Awakens, they did reveal Ian McDiarmid will be back along with new guests like Star Wars Rebels voice actors Steve Blum, Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Tiya Sircar. Other Star Wars guests include Troy Alders, Amy Allen, Christian Alzmann, Joel Aaron, Erik Bauersfeld, Dickey Beer, Anita Castellar, Leland Chee, Hez Chorba, Amy Beth Christenson, Stephen Constantino, Anthony Forest, Chris Glenn, Jennifer Heddle, Pablo Hidalgo, Keith Kellogg, Daniel Logan, Liz Marshall, John Morton, Brian Muir, Kyle Newman, Bonnie Piesse, Kilian Plunkett, Athena Yvette Portillo, Clive Revill, Jonathan Rinzler, Tim Rose, Orli Shoshan, Felix Silla, Pete Vilmur, Corey Dee Williams and Matthew Wood.

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January 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Trailer | 1 Comment

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Convention & Event News

  • Magic City Comic Con is January 16 to 18 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings, Tom Kane and Greg Weisman.
  • Rustycon is January 16 to 18 in Seattle, WA. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Daniel Logan will be at Heroes & Fantasies in San Antonio, TX on January 17 for a signing.
  • Peter Mayhew, Margo Apostolos and Mike Quinn will be at Madness Games & Comics in Plano, TX for a signing.
  • Hollywood Show is January 23 to 25 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include Femi Taylor.
  • Portland Comic Con is January 23 to 25 in Portland, OR. Star Wars guests include Katee Sackhoff, Paul Gulacy and Michael Golden.
  • South Texas Collectors Expo is January 24 to 25 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Mark Dodson and Peter Mayhew.
  • Salt Lake Comic Con is January 29 to 31 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Carrie Fisher.
  • SFBall 21 is February 6 to 8 in Southampton, England. Star Wars guests include Julian Glover.
  • Madison Comic Con is February 6 to 8 in Madison, WI. Star Wars guests include Michael Golden, James Marsters, Billy Dee Williams.
  • Shock Pop Comiccon is February 13 to 15 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Star Wars guests include Mike Deodato Jr., Greg Land, Hal Rayle, Ben Templesmith.
  • Farpoint is February 13 to 15 in Baltimore MD. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Gallifrey One is February 13 to 15 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include Burn Gorman, Garrick Hagon, Deep Roy, Greg Weisman.
  • Indianapolis Comic Con is February 13 to 15 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include John Tyler Christopher, Michael Golden, Jake Lloyd, James Marsters.
  • CifiMad is February 20 to 22 in Fuenlabrada, Spain. Star Wars guests include Angus MacInnes.
  • Cleveland Comic Con is February 20 to 22 in Cleveland, OH. Star Wars guests include Michael Golden, Tony Isabella, James Marsters, John Sloboda.
  • The Official Xena Convention is February 20 to 22 in Burbank, CA. Star Wars guests include Adrienne Wilkinson.
  • Con Nooga is February 27 to March 1 in Chattanooga, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Culture Shock is February 27 to March 1 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include Alan Harris, Daniel Logan, Cathy Monroe, John Mortan, Chris Parsons.
  • Pensacon is February 27 to March 1 in Pensacola, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Jeremy Bulloch, Olivia d’Abo, Dave Dorman, Julian Glover, Barbara Goodson, John Hudgens, Felix Silla, Carel Struycken, David Warner.
  • The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention is February 28 to March 1 in Malmo, Sweden. Star Wars guests include Ray Park.
  • Long Beach Comic Expo is February 28 to March 1 in Long Beach, CA. Star Wars guests include Greg Weisman and Brian Wood.
  • This one is a ways off, but worth planning for, the Joliet Public Library Annual Star Wars Day, which will be June 6 in Joliet, IL and will include Star Wars guests Joe Corroney, Dave Dorman and John Jackson Miller.

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December 12, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Comic Books, Conventions, DC Comics, Episode VII, Events, Marvel, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Trailer, Video Games | Leave a comment
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