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June 17, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Art News

Comic News

  • has an interview with Han Solo writer Marjorie Liu.
  • There’s a new printing coming from Marvel of the old Star Wars newspaper strip comics. Volume 1 has a page up on AmazonStar Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Newspaper Strip Vol. 1 is slated for release next February.

Convention & Event News

Some more Star Wars Celebration Europe guests have been announced: Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Jeremy Bulloch and Daniel Logan.

  • Origins Game Fair is June 15 to 19 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include author Timothy Zahn.
  • Comicpalooza is June 16 to 19 in Houston, TX. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, Alexander Freed, Rebecca MoestaMartha Wells and comic writer John Ostrander.
  • Denver Comic Con is June 17 to 19 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include authors Terry Brooks and Kevin Hearne.
  • Koelbel Con is June 25 at the Koelbel Library in Centennial, CO. Star Wars guests include author Kevin Hearne.
  • Star Wars Celebration Europe is July 15 to 17 in London, England. Guests so far include Mark Hamill and hosts Warwick Davis and David Collins.
  • ArmadilloCon is July 29 to 31 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
  • MidAmeriCon II is August 17 to 21 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, William Dietz, Rebecca MoestaMartha Wells and Walter Jon Williams.
  • Dodeca Con is September 16 to 18 in Columbia, MO. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
  • New York Comic Con is October 6 to 9 in New York City, NY. Star Wars guests include author Chuck Wendig, actress Carrie Fisher, artists Mark Brooks, Katie Cook, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule.
  • Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

Fandom News

  • Now this is a movie mash-up that’s fun, but you have to be patient because Star Wars doesn’t kick in until 1:50. That’s when the fun begins as Darth Vader and the Empire conquer every major sci-fi movie.

Movie & Television News

  • I’m not a big fan of WWII movies that don’t focus on the battles, but this one, Anthropoid, looks pretty good. It’ll be out in August.

  • The trailer for the documentary Creature Designers – The Frankenstein Complex looks intriguing and includes Star Wars.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • has a roundup on the Star Wars video game news from E3.
  • The Star Wars: Battlefront Bespin launch trailer came out this week.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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