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.

New Releases: Star Wars #18 and Force War TPB

June 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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star-wars-18-coverDark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #18 of (20)

Princess Leia’s wedding day has arrived—and so has the Empire! As Darth Vader’s fleet bears down on the planet, the Rebels scramble to defend themselves—they have been double crossed!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Penciller: Stéphane Créty
Inker: Julien Hugonnard-Bert
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Víctor Manuel Leza

Format: FC, 32 pages
Price: $2.99

dawn-of-the-jedi-force-war-tpbDawn of the Jedi: Force War TPB

The Rakata, powerful users of the dark side of the Force, have invaded the Tython system to enslave the Je’daii . . . With Forcesabers in hand, the Je’daii fight, led by mad Je’daii Daegen Lok and the mysterious Force Hound Xesh. But when Xesh is captured, the direction of the war is changed . . . Collects Dawn of the Jedi: Force War #1–#5.

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: David Michael Beck

Format: FC, 128 pages; TP, 7’’ x 10’’
Price: $19.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

PHOENIX COMICON 2014: The Dark Times Gallery Edition

June 8, 2014 at 10:23 pm | Posted in Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

SWDTGE CVRAnnounced at Phoenix ComiCon the Star Wars: Dark Times Gallery Edition!

Star Wars: Dark Times Gallery Edition | Randy Stradley and Douglas Wheatley

On sale November 5th

Black & White | 248 pages | $99.99 | Hardcover | 9” x 13 1/4”

High quality scans of Douglas Wheatley’s original art, plus a feature not seen in other “artist’s editions”—the complete scripts from which Wheatley worked, allowing readers to see where he chose to stick to the script, or revise the art to better suit the story. Includes Star War: Dark Times #1–#5.

This book is sure to be a treasure for artists and comics fans alike!

  • Reproduces Doug Wheatley’s original art at full size!
  • Includes the original scripts!
Posted by Cory for Roqoo Depot

Around the Web

June 6, 2014 at 12:05 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Chronicle Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Episode VII, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • If you missed out on the limited edition Origins anthology Heroes! there’s now a kickstarter giving everyone a second chance. Stories include authors Aaron Allston, Timothy Zahn, Michael A. Stackpole and many others.
  • John Jackson Miller‘s Overdraft the Orion Offensive is just $2 this month for Kindle owners.
  • Chronicle Books has a trailer for Jeffrey Brown‘s next Star Wars book Good Night Darth Vader (which will be out July 22).

Continue Reading Around the Web…

Comic Review: ‘Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Two #5′

June 4, 2014 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, DC Comics, Reviews | Leave a comment
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In the war between super heroes, the Green Lantern Corps takes the fight to Superman. But who will win? Click here to read our full review of Injustice Gods Among Us: Year Two #5.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

May 30, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, 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

  • Audiobook fans can look forward to an audiobook version of John Jackson Miller’s A New Dawn which will be out the same day as the book, September 2nd.

Comic News

  • Star Wars comic fans may want to check out the rare Chinese Star Wars comic adaptation that’s been scanned and posted online. You can follow the following link which includes translations of the Chinese text.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

May 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Entertainment, Marvel, Movies, Reviews, scifi | Leave a comment
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urlFox’s X-Men once again took the world by storm this past weekend, with big box office numbers and glowing reviews. The ‘inbetweequal’ as it is called, X-Men: Days of Future Past, is once again directed by franchise starter Bryan Singer, who utilizes both generations of X-Men casts. With Hugh Jackman returning as Wolverine for the seventh time, other stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Halle Berry,  Peter Dinklage, and Jennifer Lawrence round out the principal cast. Does the film stand up against all the hype? Hit the jump to find out!

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Comic Review: ‘Rebel Heist #2′

May 28, 2014 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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It’s kind of refreshing to get a comic starring Leia, and Rebel Heist #2 definitely delivers on the promise. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘The Star Wars #8′

May 28, 2014 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Star Wars comes to an end with The Star Wars #8. How will this odd journey come to an end? Well we won’t spoil it all, but you can click here to read our review to see if it’s worth checking out.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Legacy #15′

May 28, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Legacy #15 wraps up the Wanted: Ania Solo arc and answers some questions while leading readers to the finale for the series. Right now, I’d have to say this is my favorite Star Wars comic that’s still running, and Legacy #15 does not disappoint. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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