New Release and Review: ‘Legacy #18′

August 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Legacy comes to an end yet again with Legacy #18. The good news is that it’s a really good ending, and one that pays some nice tribute to the creators that came before it. You can check out my review over on Jedi News.

Legacy #18 (of 18)

Ania Solo and her friends find themselves fighting alongside the Imperial Knights and the Empress herself against a legion of Sith! While the others fight for control of the galaxy, Ania fights to save her friend—Imperial Knight Jao Assam, who has been enslaved by the dark side!

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

Click here for a three page preview.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

August 22, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Contest, Conventions, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Events, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, Random House, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Random House is giving away twenty copies of the SDCC promo copies of John Jackson Miller‘s upcoming book A New Dawn. Click here to enter.
  • Suvudu released an exclusive video of their Star Wars: A New Dawn panel from SDCC.
  • Coffee with Kenobi interviewed John Jackson Miller on his new book A New Dawn.
  • Goodreads has a giveaway for Stories of the Raksura by Martha Wells.
  • Silence in the Library has a kickstarter out for one of Timothy Zahn‘s novels Cloak. In his words, “So if you think you might be interested in reading about a stolen Indian tactical nuke, an assassination plot, and the theft of a newly-invented Cloak of invisibility, hop over to the Kickstarter page and take a look.”
  • Kevin J. Anderson also has a book out now on writing called Million Dollar Productivity.

Comic News

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The Darth Maul Cover Gallery

August 21, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | Leave a comment
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As such a visually iconic character, Darth Maul has received his fair share of comic covers. From comic versions of The Phantom Menace to dedicated mini-series, Maul has had his time in the spotlight. To commemorate the end of Dark Horse Comic’s mini-series Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir, the Roqoo Depot Galleria presents The Darth Maul Cover Gallery. While we won’t be seeing any more Darth Maul comics by Dark Horse, let us remember all those that have come before. Continue Reading The Darth Maul Cover Gallery…

New Release and Review: ‘Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir #4′

August 20, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Dark Horse Comics has one new Star Wars release today. Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir #4 brings an end to the mini-series based on scripts of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Click here to read our full review, but fair warning, we delve into full spoilers on this one.

Darth Maul – Son of Dathomir #4 (of 4)

Count Dooku is possessed by the spirit of Mother Talzin! Darth Maul’s Shadow Collective is shattered! The Separatists attack! And Darth Sidious himself enters the fight!

Click here for a four page preview.

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.

The Cover Art of ‘Star Wars’

August 14, 2014 at 12:05 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | 1 Comment

To commemorate the end of Dark Horse Comics’ Star Wars series, we’ve laid out the full cover art for each issue. From #1 to #20 without any text in the way. Just gorgeous artwork by Alex Ross, Rodolfo Migliari, David Michael Beck, Hugh Fleming, Sean Cooke and Victor Manuel Leza. Thus the Roqoo Depot Galleria presents: The Cover Art of Star Wars.

In The Shadow of Yavin

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Review: ‘Star Wars #20′

August 13, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #20 brings the series to an end as Leia chases down an old friend while being pursued by the infamous bounty hunter IG-88. With Han, Luke and Chewie to help her, they have just one shot at rescuing Seren and completing her mission for the Rebellion. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘The Star Wars Deluxe HC’, ‘Wanted: Ania Solo TPB’ and ‘Star Wars #20′

August 13, 2014 at 12:00 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 including the deluxe, oversized hardcover version of The Star Wars, the third trade paperback volume of the Legacy series, and the final issue of Star Wars.

The Star Wars Deluxe HC

Before Star Wars, there was The Star Wars! This is the official adaptation of George Lucas’s rough-draft screenplay for what would become Star Wars—the film that changed motion pictures and the world. You’ll see familiar characters and places—but not all is the same in this long-ago and faraway galaxy. Still, strap yourself in for high adventure and lazersword duels, Jedi Knights, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and a battle to defeat the evil Empire!

Click here for a seven page preview.

* The deluxe oversized boxed-set edition contains the entire saga (The Star Wars #1-8 and The Star Wars #0)—plus extras—in three deluxe, foil-stamped, hardcover volumes.

Writer: J.W. Rinzler
Artist: Mike Mayhew
Colorist: Rain Beredo
Cover Artist: Nick Runge

Format: FC, 244 pages; Deluxe HC, 8” x 12 1/4”
Price: $99.99 ($81.07 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, $89.99 on TFAW)

Wanted: Ania Solo TPB

Ania Solo is charged with the murder of an Imperial Knight! Now she’s a wanted criminal, and even her pals Sauk and Imperial Knight Jao Assam are wary. Before Ania can explain, their ship is compromised, the friends are separated, and Ania is captured by one bounty hunter, while another is in pursuit! Collects Star Wars: Legacy #11–#15.

Click here for a three page preview.

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

Format: FC, 120 pages; TP, 7’’ x 10’’
Price: $19.99


Star Wars #20 (of 20)

Leia risks it all for a friend she hasn’t seen since childhood! Han, Luke, and Chewie risk it all for Leia!
Brian Wood and Carlos D’Anda say farewell to that galaxy far, far away before they send our heroes to an unknown fate!

Click here for 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.

Around the Web

August 8, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • John Jackson Miller did an interview with Bleeding Cool on his upcoming novel A New Dawn.
  • Martha Wells has started a new novel in the Books of the Raksura series.
  • Kevin J. Anderson‘s novel Death Warmed Over is currently available for free on Amazon as a digital download in promotion of the release of the next novel in the series, Slimy Underbelly, which will be out later this month.

Comic News

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New Release and Review: ‘Rebel Heist 4′

July 30, 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 one new Star Wars release today with three different covers bringing an exciting end to the Rebel Heist mini-series. Click here to check out our full review.

Rebel Heist #4 (of 4)

The Rebellion’s plan is coming together. All Luke Skywalker has to do is elude an Imperial spy—and perform some unanticipated rescues! But this farm boy is on the edge of greatness, and he is not about to stop saving the galaxy now!

Writer: Matt Kindt
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes (normal and sketch cover), Matt Kindt (variant cover)

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries
Price: $3.50 Continue Reading New Release and Review: ‘Rebel Heist 4′…

Our Review of ‘Legacy #17′

July 23, 2014 at 12:10 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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You can check out our review of Legacy #17 over on Jedi News!

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Jedi News.
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