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April 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Detours, Episode VII, Events, Fantasy, Movies, Rumor, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Books News

  • Suvudu has a 50 page preview of Troy Denning‘s latest book The Sentinel which takes place in the Forgotten Realms.
  • Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller has been nominated for the 2014 Scribe Awards Speculative Novel Original category.
  • The Dance Like A Monkey kickstarter is raising money to benefit author CJ Henderson. The anthology will include short stories by authors such as Timothy Zahn, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Michael A. Stackpole, and even Ed Greenwood.
  • Star Wars author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff was interviewed as part of an article on religious themes in science fiction films. It’s kind of interesting and worth a look.

Convention & Event News

Here’s a list of upcoming conventions and events this month.

  • Steel City Con runs April 11-13 in Monroeville, PA. Star Wars guests include Dermot Crowley (Crix Madine), Femi Taylor (Oola), artist Tom Allen Smith and the 501st Legion’s Garrison Carida.
  • Hollywood Show runs April 11-13 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include Jason Wingreen and Olivia d’Abo.
  • Supanova Pop Culture Expo runs April 11-13 in Melbourne, Australia. Star Wars guests include Peter mayhew, Temuera Morrison, John DiMaggio, Tom Taylor and Colin Wilson.
  • Star Wars & Science Fiction Messe is on April 12 in Randers, Denmark. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng and Pam Rose.
  • International Collectors Fair runs April 12-13 in Utrecht, Netherlands. Star Wars guests include Andy Herd and Kiran Shah.
  • TGS Spring Break runs April 12-13 in Labege, France. Star Wars guests include Julian Glover, Paul Renaud and Mahmud Asrar.
  • Something Bloody Awesome runs April 12-13 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Star Wars guests include Trevor Butterfield, Nick Joseph, Angus MacInnes and the Rebel Legion.
  • Salt Lake City Comic Con runs April 17-19 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Billy Dee Williams, Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan, Nick Gillard, Tom Kane, James Marsters, Joe Corroney, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Bryan Young, the 501st and Rebel Legion.
  • Awesome Con runs April 18-20 in Washington, DC. Star Wars guests include John Morton, Jim Cummings, Phil LaMarr and Timothy Zahn.
  • Fan Expo Vancouver runs April 18-20 in Vancouver, BC. Star Wars guests include Ray Park, Steve Blum, Robert Bailey and the 501st Legion.
  • Wondercon runs April 18-20 in Anaheim, CA. Star Wars guests include Dave Filoni, Gabriel Hardman, Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Gulacy and Mike Mayhew.
  • Andercon runs April 19-20 in Heathrow, England. Star Wars guests include Shane Rimmer and Pam Rose.
  • Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo runs April 24-27 in Calgary, AB. Star Wars guests include Anthony Daniels, Sam Witwer, John Ratzenberger and Cam Clarke (TCW).
  • Trek Trax runs April 25-27 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • C2E2 runs April 25-27 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars guests include Ashley Eckstein, Adam Hughes, Dave Dorman, Katie Cook, Stephane Roux, Cat Staggs, Daxiong, Joe Corroney, and Kevin Hearne.
  • Corsham Sci-Fi Family Funday is April 26 in Corsham, England. Star Wars guests include David Prowse and John Morton.
  • South Texas Comic Con runs April 26-27 in McAllen, TX. Star Wars guests include Ray Park.
  • Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention runs April 26-27 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Star Wars guests include Paul Black and the 501sts Norway Garrison.
  • Wales Comic Con is on April 27 in Wrexham, Wales. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, Warwick Davis, John Morton, Bonnie Piesse, Marc Silk and Garrick Hagon.
  • Antwerp Convention is April 27 in Antwerp, Belgium. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch.

For more event and convention information, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances.

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