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July 12, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • SyFy Wire has a sneak peak at Star Wars Adventures Annual 2019 which will be out in September. They also have an interview with writer Cavan Scott.

Convention & Event News has info on the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art panel that will be at San Diego Comic Con. D23 also revealed that Lucasfilm will have their own pavilion at their event, and attendees will get a look at The Mandalorian. Plus we now have dates for the Rise of the Resistance rides at Galaxy’s Edge, as well as a poster.

  • ConnectiCon is July 11 to 14 in Hartford, CT. Star Wars guests include Jim Cummings.
  • Atlanta Comic Con is July 12 to 14 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Cam Clarke, Michael Golden, and James Arnold Taylor.
  • Knoxville Comic Con is July 12 to 14 in Knoxville, TN. Star Wars guests include Dante Basco, Steve Blum, Colin Cantwell, Gray DeLisle, Mark Dodson, Denis Lawson, Scott Lawrence, Suzie Mcgrath, Paul Reubens, Christopher Sean, Frank Welker, and Ian Whyte.
  • Alabama Comic Con is July 13 to 14 in Birmingham, AL. Star Wars guests include John Morton.
  • CovCon Junior is July 13 at Sports Connexion in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, England. Star Wars guests include Chris Bunn, Trevor Butterfield, Tim Dry, Alan Flyng, Richard Franklin, Kamay Lau, David Stone, Daniela Tlumacova, and Miltos Yerolemou.
  • San Diego Comic Con is July 18 to 21 in San Diego, CA. Star Wars guests include Greg Bear, Steve Sansweet, and Kevin Smith.
  • Geekmania Skegness is July 21 at the Embassy Theatre in Skegness, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake.
  • Newcastle Comic-Con is July 21 in Newcastle England. Star Wars guests include Arie Dekker, Richard Oldfield, and Pam Rose.
  • GalaxyCon Raleigh is July 25 to 28 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include Howard Chaykin, Tim Curry, Daniel Logan, David Tennant, Terence McGovern, Ron Perlman, George Takei, and Keone Young.
  • London Film & Comic Con is July 26 to 28 in London, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake, Michael Carter, Neil Ellis, Barbara Frankland, Rusty Goffe, Jessica Henwick, Jason Isaacs, Annette Jones, Amanda Noar, Katie Purvis, Hugh Quarshie, Katee Sackhoff, Peter Serafinowicz, John Simpkin, Gina Torres, Billy Dee Williams, Corey Dee Williams, and Ian Whyte.
  • The School of Witchcraft & Wizardry is July 26 to 28 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Star Wars guests include Spencer Wilding, and Miltos Yerolemou.
  • Galactic Swag Expo is July 27 to 28 in Arlington, TX. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • Otakon is July 26 to 28 in Washington D.C. Star Wars guests include Kari Wahlgren.
  • The Official Star Trek Convention is July 31 to August 4 in Las Vegas, NV. Star Wars guests include Olivia d’Abo, Clint Howard, and Brent Spiner.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • Here is this week’s episode of The Star Wars Show.

  • And in case you missed last week’s episode of The Star Wars Show

  • Skywalking Through Neverland chats with the cast members at Galaxy’s Edge.

Movie & Television News

  • Disney has released the trailer for the live action Mulan which will be out March next year.

  • Here’s the trailer for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out.

  • And the trailer for Jumanji: Next Level.

  • Transmission Films has released the trailer for Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan which will be out in August in Australia. No US release date yet.

Toy & Collectible News

  • With the reveal of the Sith Trooper, there’s all kinds of collectible news. Jedi News has the press pics for The Black Series figure. has a full rundown on all kinds of Sith Trooper products. Flickering Myth has a video of the life size LEGO Sith Trooper.
  • Jedi News also has a rundown on the SDCC Hasbro Star Wars exclusives.
  • Entertainment Earth will be debuting some new Star Wars tiki mugs at SDCC.
  • Super7 will have a Metropolis Robot Maria as their SDCC exclusive.
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