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January 2, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Toys & Collectibles | 1 Comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond kicking off the new year!

Comic News

  • Edelweiss has listings for two new Star Wars Legends Epic Collections from Marvel: The New Republic Volume 1 (featuring comics by Timothy Zahn, Michael A. Stackpole, Steve Perry, John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra, Ron Randall, Kilian Plunkett and John Nadeau) and The Old Republic Volume 1 (featuring comics by John Jackson Miller, Brian Ching, Travel Foreman, Dustin Weaver and Harvey Tolibao). Release dates are May 26, 2015 and June 16, 2015 respectively. They’re even up for pre-order on Amazon (The New Republic, The Old Republic).
  • There are also listings for Marvel’s Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Remastered Edition (May 12, 2015) and Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Remastered Edition (August 11, 2015) which feature the original artwork from #1-6 and #39-44 but recolored.
  • Comic Book Resources has a preview of Star Wars #2.

Convention & Event News

  • Ichibancon is January 1 to 4 in Concord, NC. Star Wars guests include Phil LaMarr.
  • James S.A. Corey will be Lexington, KY on January 3 for The Bluegrass Writers Studio at the Hilton. It’s free and open to the public. It starts at 5:30 PM in the Hilton Triple Crown Room.
  • Albuquerque Comic Con is January 9 to 11 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Ray Park and Deep Roy.
  • Digi-Con is January 10 to 11 in Doncaster, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Alan Flyng, Paul Markham, David Prowse, Shane Rimmer and Pam Rose.
  • Magic City Comic Con is January 16 to 18 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings, Tom Kane and Greg Weisman.
  • Hollywood Show is January 23 to 25 in Los Angeles, CA. Star Wars guests include Femi Taylor.
  • 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.

Fandom News

Movie & Television News

  • has an interview with Frank Oz discussing Yoda and his reprisal of the role for Star Wars Rebels.
  • Star Wars has also posted a clip from Star Wars Rebels featuring Frank Oz’s Yoda voice.
  • For action movie buffs, Sylvester Stallone revealed what he’s going to be up to: a Rocky spin-off called Creed, Rambo: Last Blood and Scarpa.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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  1. Evan from Black Ship says, “Thanks for the plug!”

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