Comic Review: ‘Legacy #14′

April 23, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Legacy #14 is going strong with great artwork and great storytelling. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Legacy #14, KOTOR Omnibus #3 and A Spark Remains TPB

April 23, 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 three new Star Wars releases today.

Legacy #14 (of 18)

look into Ania Solo’s prison-camp past reveals a secret connection to the brutal bounty hunter who is desperate to bring her to justice—dead, not alive!

But bounty hunters are only part of Ania’s problems!

* The answer to “Who is Ania Solo?” is at hand!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writers: Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman
Artist: Gabriel Hardman
Colorist: Jordan Boyd
Cover Artist: Agustin Alessio

Format: FC, 32 pages
Price: $2.99

Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Volume 3

Free from the false charges against him, former Padawan Zayne Carrick discovers that one of his allies, Jarael, has been running from her past. Soon Zayne is caught in a web of sport dueling, slavery, an evil twin, an ancient society, and finally, the frontline of the Mandalorian Wars. Collects Knights of the Old Republic #38–#50 and Knights of the Old Republic—War #1–#5 (part of volume 7 and volumes 8–10).

* Expands the story of the smash-hit video games!
* From the New York Times best-selling novelist John Jackson Miller!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Pencillers: Ron Chan, Brian Ching, Bong Dazo, Andrea Mutti and Dean Zachary
Inker: Pierluigi Baldassini
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Dan Scott

Format: FC, 416 pages; TP, 6” x 9”
Price: $24.99

Dark Times Volume 7: A Spark Remains TPB

Together with their old friend Dass Jennir and a new Jedi acquaintance, the crew of the Uhumele is plotting to take down the Galactic Emperor’s second in command, Darth Vader! For this foolproof plan, they’ll be offering something the Dark Lord won’t be able to resist: Jedi. Collects Star Wars: Dark Times—A Spark Remains #1–#5.

* Vader on the hunt . . . for Jedi!
* Darth Vader grooms an assassin for the Empire!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Randy Stradley
Penciller: Douglas Wheatley
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Format: FC, 128 pages; TP, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16”
Price: $19.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for July 2014

April 17, 2014 at 5:17 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has revealed their Star Wars solicitations for the July 2014.

Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #3 (of 4) Continue Reading Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for July 2014…

Dark Horse’s WonderCon Schedule

April 17, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Dark Horse Comics will have a presence at WonderCon this weekend and you can catch them at booth #519. Each of their signing will include free posters, comics or prints. There will also be a selection of panels fans can check out.

Signing Schedule

Friday, April 18

  • 1:00 p.m. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Gene Yang
  • 3:00 p.m. Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi: Dan Parsons

Saturday, April 19

  • 11:00 a.m. Bad Houses: Sara Ryan
  • 12:00 p.m. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Gene Yang
  • 3:00 p.m. Tomb Raider: Gail Simone
  • 4:00 p.m. Never Ending: D. J. KirkbrideRobert Love
  • 5:00 p.m. The Fifth Beatle: Vivek J. TiwaryAndrew C. Robinson

Sunday, April 20 Continue Reading Dark Horse’s WonderCon Schedule…

Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5′

April 16, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows comes to an end with issue #5. Will Hock make it out alive? For that, you’ll have to read the issue because we’re not spoiling it. But Vader and Hock both go on a warpath that delves into the emotions of war and consequences of revenge. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘The Star Wars #7′

April 16, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Star Wars nears the end with issue #7 and just one more to go. One of the great things about this issue, though, is the Wookiees. What happens when General Skywalker recruits them in a war against the Empire? Well, it’s not a good outcome for the bad guys. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5, The Star Wars #7 and The Ruins of Alderaan TPB

April 16, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has three new Star Wars releases today.

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5 (of 5)

Stormtrooper Hock sabotages the remnant Separatists from the inside as they defend against Darth Vader’s advancing forces, and fights for his life against a figure from his past. At Vader’s side, Hock witnesses firsthand the power and ruthlessness of the man-machine he has followed into battle!

Click here for a six page preview.

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

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries
Price: $3.50

The Star Wars #7 (of 8)

When Princess Leia falls into the hands of Darth Vader, General Skywalker, Annikin Starkiller, and Han Solo must go on the offensive against the Galactic Empire. But they have a secret weapon on their side—one that the Imperials have vastly underestimated: Wookiees!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: Jonathan Rinzler
Artist: Mike Mayhew
Colorist: Rain Beredo
Cover Artist: Nick Runge

Format: FC, 32 pages; Ongoing
Price: $3.99

Star Wars Volume 2: The Ruins of Alderaan TPB

The Rebels’ covert ops go on the offensive as Princess Leia sends two of her top pilots—Wedge Antilles and Luke Skywalker—to be “captured” by the Empire! Meanwhile, Leia takes off on her own to locate a safe haven. But Darth Vader is on the alert! Collects issues #7–#12 of the ongoing series.

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Penciller: Ryan Kelly
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming

Format: FC, 144 pages; TP, 7’’ x 10’’
Price: $19.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release and Review: ‘Star Wars #16′

April 9, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Dark Horse Comics has one new Star Wars release today, Star Wars #16. In this issue, Luke goes hiking in the mountains of Arrochar with their elite Rangers as he tries to find some peace with his troubled feelings. Meanwhile, Leia and Han investigate a suspicious ship broadcasting a distress call above the planet. Is the Empire on to the Rebel presence? Click here to read our full review.

Star Wars #16

Establishing the new Rebel base on Arrochar, Wedge Antilles teaches the local pilots Rogue Squadron’s secret tactics, Luke Skywalker joins the Arrocharian militia on a “routine” mission, and Princess Leia balances her duty to the Rebellion with her upcoming duties as a royal wife. So why is everyone so uneasy?

Writer: Brian Wood
Penciller: Stéphane Créty
Inker: Julien Hugonnard-Bert
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Sean Cooke

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

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Preview of ‘Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1′

April 7, 2014 at 6:02 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has provided a preview of Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1. Written by Matt Kindt, with art by Marco Castiello (penciller), Dan Parsons (inker) and Gabe Eltaeb (colorist), issue #1 will hit comic stands on April 30th. Collectors will also want to keep an eye out for the Adam Hughes variant cover and ultra variant cover.

Continue Reading Preview of ‘Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1′…

Around the Web

April 4, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Humor, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

  • Star Wars fans looking to branch out might want to try Deep Gravity which will be written by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (Star Wars: Legacy). CBR has an interview with creators plus a look at the interior art.

Convention & Event News

  • Odyssey Con is this weekend in Madison, WI. Star Wars author Troy Denning will be there. You can check out Troy’s schedule below.

Friday

  • 5:30pm The Walking Dead: Where’s the Love?
  • 8pm Opening Ceremonies


Saturday

  • 10am Firefly: Why is it so Shiny?
  • 1pm-2:30 Guest of Honor Book Signing
  • 2:30 Editors Agents and Publicists, Oh My!
  • 4pm Writer’s Workshop
  • 7-8pm Dinner with Master of Ceremonies/Con Chair
  • 8pm Guest of Honor Presentation/Speeches


Sunday

  • 10am When to Quit the Day Job
  • 11:30am True Blood
  • Gem City Comic Con is in Dayton, OH this weekend. Star Wars artist Joe Corroney will be there.
  • WonderCon Anaheim runs April 18-20, and of great importance to Star Wars fans, there will be a Star Wars Rebels panel. Star Wars guests in attendance at the con include Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Gulacy, Mike Mayhew and Gabriel Hardman (Saturday only).

Behind the Scenes of Star Wars Rebels

Members of the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels present an exclusive look at the highly anticipated television series. Star Wars Rebels is set between Episodes III and IV, and it is a dark time in the galaxy. In the spirit of the original trilogy, the Empire is once again the preeminent villain of the saga, and Star Wars Rebels puts the might of Imperial forces in the spotlight. Produced by Lucasfilm Animation and featuring many of the key talents from the Emmy Award-winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere this fall as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel; it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

Saturday April 19, 2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 300AB

  • Jedi News has a rundown on upcoming Rebel Legion UK events this month.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

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