Around the Web

February 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • has an interview with Chuck Wendig covering his latest novel Aftermath: Empire’s End.
  • E. K. Johnston‘s Ahsoka novel will be getting a paperback release on October 3, 2017. No details on the dimensions but it will be 400 pages.
  • New details are also now available on Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero by Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, Tom Palmer and Laura Martin.

Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero

On Sale Date: May 30, 2017
Details: $10.99, Hardcover, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 48 pages

Blast into hyperspace and relive Luke Skywalker’s exciting adventure as he goes from being a farm boy on the dusty desert planet of Tatooine to the rebel pilot and hero who destroys the Empire’s most powerful weapon–the Death Star!

Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero reunites legendary Star Wars comic book creators Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, and Tom Palmer, along with Laura Martin, they deliver an all-new, action-packed retelling of A New Hope just in time to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of that landmark science fantasy epic.

  • Christie Golden will be returning to Star Wars with Inferno Squad which will be out in July.

  • The Del Rey 2017 Sampler will be available for fans at Emerald City Comic Con next week. There will also be a free digital version that everyone can get sometime in the Spring.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Rancho Obi-Wan will be returning to Star Wars Celebration and this time with a very special display. There will also be a 40th Anniversary panel to kick off Celebration.

For more events, check Star Wars Actor Appearances and the Jedi News convention page.

Fandom News

  • Here is the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • Josh Gad strikes back…again!

Movie & Television News

  • Rogue One Blu-ray pre-orders are now up with a April 4 release date (March 24 for digital HD). has a list of the extra features.
  • The latest Han Solo update confirms a May 25, 2018 release date.
  • The latest episode of Rebels Recon is out for “Legacy of Mandalore” as well as the official episode guide.

  • And there’s a preview for Star Wars Rebels “Through Imperial Eyes.”

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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