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?

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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.

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.

Comic Review: ‘Rebel Heist #3′

June 25, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Rebel-Heist-3-Matt-Kindt-coverRebel Heist #3 brings us our favorite Wookiee with lots of action. If you’re a Chewbacca fan, this is a must read. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Legacy #16′ and ‘Rebel Heist #3′

June 25, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star-Wars-Legacy-16Dark Horse Comics has two new releases today.

Legacy #16 (of 18)

Imperial Knight Jao Assam is awaiting execution, and Ania Solo is on a mission to intercede. But when it is discovered that Jao has escaped—with the Sith Darth Wredd—Ania has doubts about her friend. But she still has to rescue him, in case he isn’t a bad guy . . .

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

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

Rebel-Heist-3Rebel Heist #3 (of 4)

Han Solo is in an Imperial jail, and a crime boss has the information that will free him. Enter Chewbacca, who pounds and pummels his way through the mission, accompanied by an untrusting ex-Imperial who can’t understand a word Chewie says. Not that words matter much to a Wookiee on a rampage!

Writer: Matt Kindt
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes

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

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Son of Dathomir #2′

June 18, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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darth-maul-son-of-dathomir-2Dooku and Grievous push Maul into a full retreat in the hopes of drawing out Mother Talzin. But will the Dathomiri witch Sidious is so eager to get rid of fall for such a ploy or will she turn the attackers into the prey? Click here to read our full review of Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #2.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Son of Dathomir #2′

June 18, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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darth-maul-son-of-dathomir-2Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #2 is out today from Dark Horse Comics.

Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir #2

With his Shadow Collective army stalled, Darth Maul calls on Mother Talzin for help and is sent reinforcements—the deadly Nightbrothers! Maul is ready again to take on the Separatist droid army, Count Dooku, and General Grievous—in a trio of simultaneous battles!

Writer: Jeremy Barlow
Penciller: 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.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #18′

June 11, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #18 brings an end to the Leia marriage arc and steps ever closer to the end of the series. There’s just two more issues to go, and Star Wars #18 packs in a lot of action. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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