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February 27, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Del Rey posted an audio excerpt from Heir to the Jedi you can listen to. Note that this excerpt is from the audiobook which will be out next Tuesday.

Convention & Event News

    • 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, Brian Wood and Livio Ramondelli.
  • Planet Comic Con is March 13 to 15 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars Guests include Jason Aaron, Kevin J. Anderson, Howard Chaykin, Katie Cook, Tom Kane, Adrienne Wilkinson, Sam Witwer and Skottie Young.
  • Emerald City Comic-Con is March 27 to 29 in Seattle, WA. Star Wars guests include Anthony Daniels, Kevin J. Anderson, Corinna Bechko, Mark Brooks, J. Scott Campbell, Katie Cook, Rachel Dodson, Gabe Eltaeb, Adi Granov, Gabriel Hardman, Tom Hodges, Ryan Kelly, Rebecca Moesta, Livio Ramondelli, Humberto Ramos, Michael A. Stackpole, and Skottie Young.
  • Wondercon is April 3 to 5 in Anaheim, CA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Sam de la Rosa, Braden Lamb, Rebecca Moesta, John Ostrander, Livio Ramondelli and Greg Weisman.
  • Middle East Film and Comic-Con is April 9 to 11 in Dubai. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli and Fiction Frontiers Sohaib Awan.
  • Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is April 16 to 19 in Anaheim, CA. Star Wars guests include Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, Steve Blum, Dave Filoni, Taylor Gray, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr., Tia Sircar Christie Golden, James Arnold Taylor, David Collins, Steve Sansweet, James Luceno and John Jackson Miller.
  • Tim Lebbon will be in London England at Forgotten Planet for the book launch of his latest novel The Silence on April 18th.
  • Disney Star Wars Weekends May 15-17, 22-24, 29-31, June 5-7, and 12-14 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor.
  • Phoenix Comicon is May 28th to 31 in Phoenix, AZ. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • Supanova is June 18 to 30 in Sydney and Perth. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta.
  • Botcon is June 19 to 21 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • San Diego Comic-Con is July 8 to 12 in San Diego, CA. Star Wars guests include Carlos Ezquerra, Livio Ramondelli.
  • TFCON is July 17 to 19 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • DragonCon is September 4 to 6 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta and Livio Ramondelli.
  • Amazing Hawaii Con is September 18 to 20 in Hawaii. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.
  • New York Comic-Con is October 8 to 11 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Livio Ramondelli.

For more events, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances.

Fandom News

  • Literary Trekslatest episode features an interview with author John Jackson Miller on his latest novel Takedown.
  • For the charitable with deep pockets, Adam Driver is auctioning off a signed The Force Awakens‘ cast picture along with a private tour of the Lucasfilm and ILM campus in the Presidio of San Francisco.
  • The latest episode of Full of Sith features the audio from the Fan X panels featuring Carrie Fisher and Ray Park.
  • has an interview with Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni.
  • And for Star Wars Rebels fans, Rebels Recon #13.

Movie & Television News

  • A sneak peak at the Star Wars Rebels season one finale.
  • There’s another Bond teaser as the director for Spectre talks a little about the film.
  • It sounds like The Girl Who Played with Fire won’t be happening, sadly.
  • And for something completely different, R-Rated Power Rangers.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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