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.

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: ‘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.

New Releases: ‘Legacy #15′, ‘Rebel Heist #2′ and ‘The Star Wars #8′

May 28, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has three new Star Wars comics out today.

Legacy #15 (of 18)

he good news: Ania Solo has escaped the vengeance of a crazed bounty hunter.

The bad news: She has been taken into custody by the Empire for the murder of an Imperial Knight!

Somebody’s getting a death sentence!

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; Ongoing
Price: $2.99

Rebel Heist #2 (of 4)

On a planet outside the Empire’s jurisdiction, Princess Leia goes undercover to obtain a vital code from an Imperial source. She’ll have to use disguises, gadgets, and her feminine wiles to succeed—and her only ally is another spy who is convinced the Princess is a liability in the field!

Click here for a four page preview.

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

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

The Star Wars #8 (of 8)

Annikin Starkiller fights Darth Vader and Prince Valorum to save Princess Leia! Luke Skywalker and the Wookiees attack the Empire’s Space Fortress! This is the final battle! It’s like nothing you’ve seen before, but it’s all Star Wars!

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

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

May 23, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Episode VII, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Suvudu has a new synopsis for A New Dawn which will be out this September in hardcover. And for the paperback holdouts, the release date is currently set for June 30, 2015.
  • Fans looking forward to the upcoming Imperial Handbook: A Commander’s Guide can expect to see artwork by artist Chris Trevas, Chris Reiff, and Joe Corroney.
  • Out August 12th from Chronicle Books is the Star Wars: The Jedi Path and Book of Sith Deluxe Box Set. (via edelweiss)

book-of-sith-the-jedi-path-deluxe-boxset

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