New Release and Review: ‘Rebel Heist 4′

July 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has one new Star Wars release today with three different covers bringing an exciting end to the Rebel Heist mini-series. Click here to check out our full review.

Rebel Heist #4 (of 4)

The Rebellion’s plan is coming together. All Luke Skywalker has to do is elude an Imperial spy—and perform some unanticipated rescues! But this farm boy is on the edge of greatness, and he is not about to stop saving the galaxy now!

Writer: Matt Kindt
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes (normal and sketch cover), Matt Kindt (variant cover)

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries
Price: $3.50 Continue Reading New Release and Review: ‘Rebel Heist 4′…

Marvel Reveals Their Hand

July 26, 2014 at 5:53 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Marvel has revealed three Star Wars comic series they’ll be doing at San Diego Comic Con 2014, and StarWars.com has the covers, some inside artwork, and interviews! Each will pick up after Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Check out the highlights below.

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Our Review of ‘Legacy #17′

July 23, 2014 at 12:10 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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You can check out our review of Legacy #17 over on Jedi News!

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Jedi News.

News Releases: ‘Legacy #17′, ‘The Star Wars HC’, and ‘The Star Wars TPB’

July 23, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has four new releases today.

Legacy #17 (of 18)

On a mission by order of the Empress, Ania Solo and a contingent of stormtroopers search for Jao Assam and Darth Wredd. Arriving once again on the rogue planet where her adventures began, Ania encounters something no one expected—an army of Sith! Continue Reading News Releases: ‘Legacy #17′, ‘The Star Wars HC’, and ‘The Star Wars TPB’…

Marvel vs Dark Horse: Omnibuses

July 17, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Marvel, Opinion, Star Wars | 1 Comment

a-long-time-ago-volume-1As a fan of the Dark Horse Comics omnibuses, I was a little surprised to see the price point on the newly announced Marvel Star Wars omnibus. A $125 is a big chunk of change when compared to the $25 price tags on Dark Horse’s omnibuses. Checking around on Amazon, it seems this is a normal MSRP for Marvel’s omnibus collections, though they typically get a discount that puts them at $85 to $90. That’s still pretty high in comparison to Dark Horse. So where does the extra cost come in?

Size. Continue Reading Marvel vs Dark Horse: Omnibuses…

New Release and Review: ‘Son of Dathomir #3′

July 16, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #3 is out today from Dark Horse Comics. Click here to check out our full review.

Darth Maul has captured Darth Sidious’s new apprentice! Mother Talzin and Maul attempt to sway Count Dooku to their cause, revealing surprising facts about Maul’s past. But an attack by an elite Jedi strike force throws everyone’s plans into chaos!

Writer: Jeremy Barlow
Artist: Juan Frigeri
Inker: Mauro Vargas
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

Format: FC, 40 pages; Miniseries
Price: $3.50

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years’

July 15, 2014 at 11:30 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | 2 Comments
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star-wars-the-original-marvel-yearsStarWars.com has revealed that the first Marvel Star Wars comic. now that they’ve once again got the license, will be Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years. Reprinting Marvel Star Wars  #1-44 and Marvel Star Wars Annual #1 in a hardcover omnibus format. Marvel editor in chief Axel Alonso also hints that there will be more to come: “I am extremely proud to present these original Star Wars stories, told as only Marvel can, in the first in a massive and glorious Omnibus series.”

Writers: Roy Thomas, Howard Chaykin, Archie Goodwin, Jo Duffy and Chris Claremont
Pencillers: Howard Chaykin, Carmine Infantino, Walter Simonson, Herb Trimpe, Michael Golden, Al Williamson, and Mike Vosburg
Cover Artists: Howard Chaykin and Greg Hildebrandt
Details: 880 pages, $125
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9106-3
ISBN: 978-0-7851-9318-0 (Hildebrant cover only)

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release & Review: ‘Star Wars #19′

July 9, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #19 is out today from Dark Horse Comics. Click here to read our review.

Star Wars #19 (of 20)

Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are together again aboard the Millennium Falcon. Disguised as smugglers, they have a crazy caper to pull off—if they can avoid the dread bounty hunter IG-88!

Click here to read a four page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming

Format: FC, 32 pages; Ongoing
Price: $2.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Son of Dathomir #1′ SDCC Variant Cover

July 2, 2014 at 12:04 pm | Posted in Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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darth-maul-son-of-dathomir-1-sdcc-exclusiveDark Horse Comics has unveiled the San Diego Comic Con 2014 variant cover for Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir #1.

Writer: Jeremy Barlow * Penciller: Juan Frigeri * Inker: Mauro Vargas * Colorist: Wes Dzioba * Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

Price: $5.00
Print Run: 1,000
Limit: Five per person

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows’ HC

July 2, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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darth-vader-and-the-cry-of-shadows-hcDark Horse Comics has one new Star Wars release today.

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows HC

After he is left for dead during the Clone Wars, a single trooper comes to hate the Jedi who abandoned him. Years later, he hears of a great and powerful warrior—the hand of the new Galactic Empire, Darth Vader! Seeking to serve the Dark Lord, this man, Hock, becomes a stormtrooper and works to gain the respect of Vader! Collects the five-issue miniseries.

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Tim Siedell
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Felipe Massafera

Format: FC, 120 pages; HC, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16”
Price: $24.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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