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May 29, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Fantasy, Interview, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Star Wars Reads Day has been officially announced for October 10 this year. They’re also replacing the Yoda logo with BB-8.
  • Martha Wells’ Stories of the Raksura Vol. 1 is just $1.99 right now on Kindle and Nook. If you’re looking for something to read, it’s a good way to dive into the Three Worlds universe.
  • Pre-orders are up for Halo: Last Light by Troy Denning.

Comic Book News

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Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #5′

May 27, 2015 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #5 deals out some serious character fun with Fett taking the fight to Tatooine, Luke backing himself into a corner, and Han getting Leia into all kinds of trouble. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #131′

May 27, 2015 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #131 pumps up the storytelling as we find out what happened to Johann and his agents on their last mission. On top of that, we find out what Johann is up to now. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Princess Leia #4′

May 27, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Princess Leia #4 is out today from Marvel.

Princess Leia #4 (of 5)

Writer: Mark Waid
Artist/Cover Artist: Terry Dodson

The Empire is rounding up fugitive Alderaanians…that doesn’t sit well with their Princess. But what can one woman do against an Empire?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

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New Release: ‘The New Republic Volume 1′

May 26, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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star-wars-legends-epic-collection-new-republic-vol-1Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The New Republic Volume 1 is out today from Marvel.

When the Empire falls, a New Republic rises! After the events of RETURN OF THE JEDI, Emperor Palpatine is dead–but can his faithful Hand, Mara Jade, complete her final mission of revenge? Replica droid assassin Guri has also lost her master…but as she struggles for humanity, her android brain makes her a target! When rivals clash over the late Jabba the Hutt’s criminal empire, the Bloated one makes a surprising appearance! And a mysterious doppelganger is asking for trouble impersonating everyone’s favorite bounty hunter–it’s Boba Fett vs. Boba Fett!

COLLECTING: STAR WARS: MARA JADE – BY THE EMPEROR’S HAND 0-6, STAR WARS: SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE – EVOLUTION 1-5, STAR WARS: THE JABBA TAPE, STAR WARS: BOBA FETT-TWIN ENGINES OF DESTRUCTION; MATERIAL FROM STAR WARS TALES 1, 3-5, 10, 14-15, 20; 22.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations for August 2015

May 21, 2015 at 7:28 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Miscellaneous, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has released their solicitations for August 2015. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

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New Release: ‘Star Wars #5′

May 20, 2015 at 5:14 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #5 is out today from Marvel Comics.

Star Wars #5

Writer: Jason Aaron
Cover Artist: John Cassaday

THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME CONTINUES! As Luke goes home in search of the truth about his late mentor… …Leia takes Han on a secret mission of vital importance to the Rebellion. Unfortunately, they both run into some unfriendly encounters.

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Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #5′

May 20, 2015 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #5 reveals who the Dark Lords replacements are, but it holds back on unleashing them. This one will leave you in a hurry to read the next one. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Four #1′

May 20, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, DC Comics, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Four kicks off with some greek gods as Batman reaches out for anyone who can help. But he’s not the only Gotham character in play as Montoya goes after Robin and Harley tries to find a friend to revel in some mischief. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

May 15, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp has debuted at #17 on the New York Times Best Sellers List and #8 on Publishers Weekly bestsellers list. It’s also getting a third printing.
  • There’s a new blurb up for Dark Disciple by Christie Golden.
  • StarWarsTimeline.Net is release a previously unpublished Star Wars novel that was once approved by Lucasfilm and written by Kenneth C. Flint called The Heart of the Jedi. They are releasing it four chapters at a time and the first four chapters are up.
  • Star Wars Upcoming Books & Comics posted a rundown on the upcoming short fiction coming from Star Wars Insider.
  • Star Wars Frames is being released as a postcard book. You can check out the listing on Amazon.
  • Jawa James posted a view interview with Ultimate Star Wars author Adam Bray. which reveals he is *probably* working on a second visual guide for Star Wars Rebels.
  • And video of the Ultimate Star Wars book tour featuring authors Tricia Barr and Adam Bray which you can watch here.
  • Cobra by Timothy Zahn is now available via Bean Books’ free library.
  • And with the television premiere of Wayward Pines this week, you can check out Timothy Zahn‘s tie-in novella Tree of Life.
  • Troy Denning‘s Halo novel Last Night received a cover reveal.

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