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July 10, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Video Games | 1 Comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com revealed a bunch of info on upcoming books including cover reveals and synopsises.
  • Del Rey/Random House has their SDCC panel and booth signing schedule online.
  • The MONSTERS! anthology featuring stories by Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn and Janine Spendlove successfully reached it’s Kickstarter goal.

Comic News

  • Jedi-Bilbiothek has a rundown on Marvel Star Wars trade paperback collections coming out in January 2016.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Star Wars artist Stuart Immonen which features some of his penciled artwork for upcoming comics.
  • Comic Book Resources has a look at the cover for Lando #2.
  • John Jackson Miller has updated some more of his production notes.

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New Release: ‘Lando #1′

July 8, 2015 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars: Lando #1 is out today from Marvel. Also out is the 4th edition of Darth Vader #1 with new variant cover, the sixth edition of Star Wars #1 with variant cover, and the 2nd edition of Star Wars #6 with variant cover.

Lando #1 (of 5)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Alex Maleev
Cover Artists: John Cassaday, John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Alex Ross, Michael Kaluta, Skottie Young (young variant cover), Leinil Yu
Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

You know him…you love him…now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own comic book! Before he joined the rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, Lando made his way in the galaxy getting by on some swindles, some swagger, and a smile. Lobot at his side, Lando has a plan to steal a very valuable ship…but has he bitten off more than he can chew? Writer Charles Soule (DEATH OF WOLVERINE, INHUMAN, SHE-HULK) and artist Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN, MOON KNIGHT) bring us the tale of a scoundrel in his natural element—trouble!

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #7′

July 8, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #7 brings some touching moments with Darth Vader, and the colorful melange of the Star Wars underworld. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Princess Leia #5′

July 8, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Princess Leia #5 ends the mini-series, and sadly, it’s a big miss. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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July 3, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | 1 Comment

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

Book News

  • Jedi Academy 3: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown is now out. Jeff has a preview on his site.
  • The Del Rey 2015 Star Wars Sampler is now available for free as a digital download from various online retailers, including Amazon.
  • Star Wars: The Essential Atlas online appendix has received and update. It’s now up to 5,085 systems.
  • Kevin Hearne is running a deal over on his store. Use the promo code FIFTY for 50% off the signed hardcover of Shattered.
  • Christie Golden has opened a new online book store.

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New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #7′ and ‘Princess Leia #5′

July 1, 2015 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #7 and Princess Leia #5 are out today from Marvel, as well as the third printing of Star Wars #3, and the trade paperback collection Star Wars Legends Epic Collection Vol 01 The Old Republic.

Darth Vader #7

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Penciller: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Adi Granov
Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

The Emperor’s machinations revealed! Everything changes for Vader! The tale of Vader’s transformation from A New Hope to The Empire Strikes Back continues!

Princess Leia #5 (of 5)

Writer: Mark Waid
Artist/Cover Artist: Terry Dodson
Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

LAST STAND IN THE NAME OF ALDERAAN! The rebel Princess leads her people against the Empire! The conclusion to Leia’s most personal mission!

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Comic Review: ‘Tales of Honor #1′

July 1, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Honor Harrington is now invading comics thanks to Image Comics. With Tales of Honor #1, it’s off to a good start. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

It’s Official: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

June 29, 2015 at 5:01 pm | Posted in Marvel, Movies, News | Leave a comment
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GotGKevin Feige (Marvel Studios president) let it slip first in an Antman interview with Collider, and James Gunn (writer-director) confirmed it on Twitter & Facebook.  The title of the GotG sequel is Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2.  The title could be a nod to its comic book origins and/or the awesome Starlord mixtape.  The movie begins shooting in February-March, 2016, and will release on May 5, 2017.

Via Variety

Reported by Geralyn

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June 26, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Drew Karpyshyn‘s A Minor Malevolent Spirit is now available in print format.
  • Timothy Zahn‘s Wayward Pines prequel novella is up for pre-order.
  • The Champions of Aetaltis: A Heroic Fantasy Anthology Kickstarter was successfully funded. For those who participated, you can look forward to new stories by Richard Lee Byers, Elaine Cunningham, Erin M. Evans, David Farland, Ed Greenwood and Michael A. Stackpole.
  • The upcoming Star Wars Trilogy book release now has a cover. The 688 page paperback will encompass all three original trilogy novelizations and will be out September 1, 2015.
  • You can check out a 60 page preview of Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden over on Penguin Random House’s official website. Just click on the book cover for the “Look Inside” option. It includes the first six chapters and one page of chapter seven. Dark Disciple will be out July 7th.
  • Jedi-Bibliothek has an update on upcoming book page numbers with some confirmation from Jennifer Heddle. It looks like Claudia Gray’s Lost Stars is going to be a lengthy novel running in at 560 pages.
  • As previously revealed, we’ll be getting a visual dictionary and an incredible cross sections book for The Force Awakens in December, but now we’ll also be getting a character anthology according to a new listing in edelweiss.

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New Star Wars Comic Releases

June 24, 2015 at 5:17 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Out today from Marvel is some cover variants for the fourth printing of Darth Vader #2, the third printing of Darth Vader #3, the third printing of Darth Vader #4, and the fifth printing of Star Wars #2.

 

 

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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