Around the Web

August 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn: Alliances has hit the #1 spot on the New York Times best sellers list.
  • You might not be able to afford a Drew Struzan original painting, but Galactic Gallery is offering an art catalog of his work for just $10.95.
  • Penguin Random House is celebrating their 5th anniversary with 25% and free shipping. Just use the promo code PRH5RH at
  • has an interview with E. K. Johnston covering her upcoming book Queen’s Shadow.
  • Need an autographed Timothy Zahn book?

Comic News

  • Tom Taylor confirmed on Twitter that his Star Wars: Age of Resistance mini-series will include Kylo and Poe.

Convention & Event News

  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Fan Expo Boston is August 10 to 12. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman, Ken Lashley, Freddie Prinze Jr., Joe Quinones, Paul Reubens, Brent Spiner, Billy Dee Williams.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

Fandom News

  • Here’s the latest episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • The Legal Geeks have uploaded the video of their Courtmartial of Poe Dameron panel from SDCC.

Toy & Collectible News

  • The Imperial Combat Assault Tank is available now on Shop Disney.
  • Yak Face has the details on a rumored Solo Trooper Pack heading to Target.
  • Yak Face also has a really good tip on how to make an articulated C’ai Threnalli/Ello Asty.
  • PEZ is coming out with a giant (12.5″ tall) BB-8 PEZ dispenser this fall. Price will be around $19.99.

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