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May 1, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • TheForce.Net has interviews with Ultimate Star Wars authors Tricia Barr and Adam Bray.
  • Adam Bray also did a quick write-up for on Ultimate Star Wars.
  • And via Jedi-Bibliothek, there are some new DK titles for December with The Force Awakens in the title. This will certainly help us figure out that 20+ book equation. Among the titles revealed are a new visual dictionary, cross-sections, two sticker books and a kid’s book. While the last three are a bust, a new visual dictionary and cross-sections book on The Force Awakens will be very very cool.
  • Star Wars Bookworms Episode 41 includes interviews with Star Wars authors Christie Golden, John Jackson Miller, James Luceno and Jeffrey Brown.
  • Aside from Paul S. Kemp‘s new Star Wars novel Lords of the Sith, you can check out the eBook version of Blackguards for a new Egil & Nix short story by Paul.

Comic News

  • has a preview for Kanan – The Last Padawan #2.

Convention & Event News

  • STICCON is April 29 to May 3 in Bellaria, Italy. Star Wars guests include Brian Muir.
  • Star Wars artist Chris Trevas will be in Canton, OH for Star Wars Day at the Canton Public Library at 7:00 PM.
  • 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 and Kevin Hearne.
  • 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, and 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

Movie & Television News

  • has the animatic video for Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Bad Batch” which was shown at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, as well as the video of the panel.
  • The Untold Clone Wars panel is now up on YouTube.
  • Kyle Newman fans can check out his new movie Barley Lethal via DirecTV.
  • Is James Wan going to direct Robotech? Maybe…
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service is getting a sequel.
  • Now for a trailer. Does twice the Tom Hardy make a movie twice as good? I don’t know, but I do like gangsters movies. Legend will be out September 11 in the UK.

Toy & Collectible News

  • has some roundups for Star Wars Day deals here and here.
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