Around the Web

August 29, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Art News

  • Acme Archives is hosting a time release for new Star Wars artwork from September 5 through 15th on I’m not sure about the full lineup, but Star Wars artist Joe Corroney has already revealed he’ll be one of them.
  • For those with deep pockets, you can pick up Jerry Vanderstelt‘s new Han Solo and Chewbacca painting. He’s got the original up for sale on eBay. If you just want a pic for your desktop, you can check out his Facebook page.

Book News

  • You can check out a preview of John Jackson Miller‘s A New Dawn right here including the forward by Dave Filoni.

Comic News

  • Marvel revealed they will be reprinting some Dark Horse Star Wars comics under the Legends banner.
  • Jedi Journals has an audio interview with Jordan D. White, the editor on the upcoming Marvel Star Wars comics.
  • For those wondering what the Greg Hildebrant cover for Marvel’s Star Wars Omnibus was going to look like, here goes.


  • To celebrate the 100,000 like mark for the official Star Wars Reads Facebook page, Del Rey is giving away a selection of new Star Wars books. Just email the title of your favorite Star Wars book of all time to along with your name and mailing address. Five winners will be chosen at random. Today is your last day to enter.

Convention & Event News

  • Dragon Con is this weekend. You can check out Star Wars at Dragon Con for all the Star Wars events. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson (click here for his schedule), David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Christie Golden (click here for her schedule), Christopher Golden, Rebecca Moesta, John Ratzenberger, Michael A. StackpoleJohn StockerSam Witwer and Timothy Zahn.
  • Fan Expo Canada is August 28 through 31 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Ray Park and Tabitha St. Germain.
  • Sheffield Film & Comic Con is August 30 through 31 in Sheffield, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake (Sunday only), Jeremy Bulloch, Ian Liston and John Morton.
  • John Jackson Miller will be in Appleton, WI on September 2 for A New Dawn book signing at Barnes & Noble.
  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 4 through 6 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Sam Witwer.
  • Las Cruces Comic Con is September 5 to 7 in Las Cruces, NM. Star Wars Guests include Ray Park.
  • Invasion Colchester is September 6 in Colchester, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph, Derek Lyons.
  • Knightcon Star Cars & Heroes is September 6 in Doncaster, England. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, Ken Coombs, Alan Flyng, Chris Muncke, David Prowse, Pam Rose, Peter Roy, Femi Taylor.
  • Oz Comic Con Brisbane is September 6 through 7 in Brisbane, Australia. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Montreal ComicCon is September 12 to 14 in Montreal, QC. Star Wars guests include Katee Sackhoff.
  • Richmond Comic Con is September 12 to 14 in Richmond, VA. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • Fanboy Expo is September 12 through 14 in Tampa, FL. Star Wars guests include Erik Bauersfeld, Tim Rose.
  • HawaiiCon is September 12 through 15 in Kohala Coast, HI. Star Wars guests include Cree Summer.
  • Alpha: 2014 – The UK Chrysalis is September 12 to 15 in Peterborough, England. Star Wars guests include Pam Rose.
  • Le Salon des Geek is September 13 in Lorraine, France. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng, Andy Herd.
  • Oz Comic Con Sydney is September 13 through 14 in sydney, Australia. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Bewitched Fan Fare 2014 is September 17 through 20 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include David Ankrum, Felix Silla.
  • Fiction Meets Reality is September 19 through 21 in Speyer, Germany at teh Technik Musuem Speyer. Star Wars guests include Jeremy Bulloch, Daniel Logan.
  • Rose City Comic Con is September 20 through 21 in Portland, OR. Star Wars guests include Cam Clarke.
  • RocCon is September 19 to 21 in Rochester, NY. Star Wars guests include Bonnie Piesse.
  • Autographica is September 19 through 21st in Birmingham, England. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker, Jeremy Bulloch, Rusty Goffe, David Prowse.
  • Cincinnati Comic Expo is September 19 to 21 in Cincinnati, OH. Star Wars guests include Peter Mayhew, Tim Rose.
  • Vampire Ball is September 26 to 27 in Birmingham, England. Star Wars guests include James Marsters.
  • Courts Celebrities FanFest is September 26 through 27 in Burbank, CA. Star Wars guests include Kathleen Gati.
  • Alamo City Comic Con is September 26 through 28 in San Antonio, TX. Star Wars guests include Tom Kane, Hal Rayle, George Takei.
  • The Pittsburgh Comicon is September 26 to 28 in Monroeville, PA. Star Wars guests include Orli Shoshan, Christian J. Simpson.
  • Stoke Con Trent is September 28 in Stoke-On-Trent, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Chris Bunn, Laurie Goode, Garrick Hagon, Alan Harris, Barrie Holland, Derek Lyons, Cathy Munroe, Chris Parsons, Toby Philpott, Marc Silk.
  • For those looking ahead to New York Comic Con in October, John Jackson Miller has revealed he’ll be there.

For more events, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances. You can also find more of Timothy Zahn’s 2014 appearances on his Facebook page.

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars Episode VII has resumed shooting.
  • New Star Wars Rebels teaser entitled “Timeline” over on Disney. There’s also one for Zeb called “Entanglement“.
  • Blade Runner 2 has a script and Harrison Ford will be in it according to Entertainment Weekly.
  • Seventh Sun has a new trailer out. The February 2015 movie will star Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.
  • Ewan McGregor will be in a new film called Son of a Gun. (which will hit Australia in October).

Toy News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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