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September 7, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, 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

  • has an interview with Star Wars author Dan Wallace covering his new book Smuggler’s Guide.
  • The NYCC panel information is out and Del Rey has posted the rundown for their Star Wars panels.

Greetings Friends! We’re about 1 month away from NEW YORK COMIC CON, and the panel schedule has been posted.

For all our Star Wars Books readers, there are some great panels for you to mark on your schedules:

Fri Oct 5th 4pm-5 – Lucasfilm Publishing Panel: Join a host of Star Wars authors and professionals to talk about the past, present and future of Star Wars publishing (Javits Center Room 1A10)

Sat Oct 6th 11am-12 Fan Game Show: Test your knowledge, competing alongside bestselling authors in catagories covering Star Wars and more, hosted by Marc Thompson (Javits Center Room 1A18)

Of course we’ll also have plenty going on at our booth. Booth events and schedule will be ready soon. In fact, we’re headed to a meeting about it…right now!

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Revenge of the Gala!

It’s been seven years since Rancho Obi-Wan opened its doors to share the world’s largest Star Wars memorabilia collection with fellow fans. Our annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, California.

Tickets are strictly limited and selling fast, but there are a small number left–purchase your ticket today!

Buy your gala ticket here.

Our friends at Skywalker Vineyards will be providing an exclusive tasting at the Gala.  Purchase your wine tasting ticket before or during the Gala.

They are excited to include shipping on any order of 6 bottles or more to all the supporters of Rancho Obi-Wan whether or not you attend the Gala.  Wines are limited and some wines have bottle limits.  Visit them at to learn about their wines and place any orders.

Use the offer code below at checkout for Shipping Included with your order!

Offer Code :  ROWGALA2018

*Shipping Offer applies to Ground only*

**Offer valid until October 27, 2018


Attendees and absentee donors and current supporting members can place bids for auction items. Check back frequently for additions!  Attend or become an absentee bidder or become aMember today!

We are currently requesting donations of art and unique items for our auction.  If you’d like to donate an item for this fundraiser please contact us at:
  • 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.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • The Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts is posting job opening. You can check out Jedi News for the details.
  • Fantha Tracks has a cool video tour of Madame Tussauds Star Wars exhibition.

Movie & Television News

  • With the home release of Solo growing near, the promotion machine is in full swing. USA Today has a look at one of the deleted scenes, and SyFy Wire has a loot at one of the featurettes.

Toy & Collectible News

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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