‘Dark Disciple’ Roundup

July 10, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Interview, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars | 4 Comments
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Here is a roundup of reviews, interviews and more for Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple.

Reviews

Interviews

Misc.

If you have a review or interview you’d like to share, just leave a link in the comments and we’ll add it to the roundup.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

TCW Lost Missions Heads to Disney XD

July 8, 2015 at 4:08 pm | Posted in Disney, Star Wars, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

sw-tcw-lost-missionsStar Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions will be heading to Disney XD this Sunday at 9 AM!

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‘Dark Disciple’ Giveaway

July 3, 2015 at 7:50 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Del Rey, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars | 21 Comments
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102_4199Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden comes out next and we have a hardcover copy we’re giving away! Just leave a comment in this post letting us know which character you like more: Asajj Ventress or Quinlan Vos? Monday evening we’ll pick a winner and announce it on the website.

To be eligible you must reside in the United States.

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Quinlan Vos Gallery

July 3, 2015 at 7:49 am | Posted in Art, Star Wars, Television, The Clone Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | 1 Comment
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quinlan-vos-galleryWith the impending release of Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple, we’d like to shine the spotlight on one of the troubled Jedi of the Order, Quinlan Vos. Sometimes good guy, sometimes bad guy, Vos has walked both the dark and light sides of the Force. Without further ado, the Roqoo Depot Galleria presents the artwork of Quinlan Vos. Continue Reading Quinlan Vos Gallery…

‘Dark Disciple’ Teaser Excerpt

July 3, 2015 at 7:38 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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dark-disciple-key-artHere’s a teaser from Star Wars: Dark Disciple by Christie Golden which will be out July 7th. Get ready for hell of a story.

For years, the galaxy-wide conflict known as the Clone Wars has raged. The struggle between the rightful government of the Galactic Republic and the Confederacy of Independent Systems has claimed the lives of untold billions.

The Force-wielding Jedi, for millennia the guardians of peace in the galaxy, have been thwarted at nearly every turn by the Separatists and their leader, the Sith Lord Count Dooku.

With the war showing no signs of ending, and the casualties mounting each day, the Jedi must consider every possible means of defeating their cunning for. Whether some means are too unthinkable—and some allies too untrustworthy—has yet to be revealed…

To read more, check out the 60 page excerpt on Penguin Random House’s website right here.

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Dark Disciple: Ventress Gallery

July 3, 2015 at 7:24 am | Posted in Art, Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | Leave a comment

Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple will be out soon. To get fans pumped up, here’s our Asajj Ventress art gallery.

The Asajj Ventress Gallery

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 24, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Episode VII, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys, Video Games | 1 Comment

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

Book News

Edelweiss has some Star Wars books updates…

Blurb for Lost Stars by Claudia Gray (304 pages, September 4, hardcover)

This thrilling Young Adult novel gives readers a macro view of some of the most important events in the Star Wars universe, from the rise of the Rebellion to the fall of the Empire. Readers will experience these major moments through the eyes of two childhood friends–Ciena Ree and Thane Kyrell–who have grown up to become an Imperial officer and a Rebel pilot. Now on opposite sides of the war, will these two star-crossed lovers reunite, or will duty tear them–and the galaxy–apart?

Star Wars: Lost Stars also includes all-new post-Star Wars: Return of the Jedi content, as well as hints and clues about the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, making this a must-read for all Star Wars fans.

Blurb for Smuggler’s Run by Greg Rucka (240 pages, September 4, hardcover). Continue Reading Around the Web…

Around the Web

April 10, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys, Video Games | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond with plenty of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim coverage.

Book News

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is next week and book lovers will definitely want to catch up with their favorite authors. Here is a list of their convention schedules.

  • Jason Fry
  • Christie Golden
  • Drew Karpyshyn
  • John Jackson Miller
  • James Luceno
    Thursday (5:00-6:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Friday (4:00-5:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (11:00 AM-12:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (2:30-3:30 PM) Panel: Star Wars at Del Rey, Behind-The-Scenes Stage
    Saturday (6:30-7:30 PM) Writing Workshop, Star Wars University (Room 206AB)
    Sunday (1:00-2:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
  • Alan Dean Foster
    Friday (6:00-7:00 PM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Saturday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (11:30 AM-12:30 PM) Panel: Novelizing of Star Wars, Behind-The-Scenes Stage

And you can find the full, updated list of all author and book events here. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

November 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Bombad Radio: Episode 175 features another one of their outstanding interviews, this time with Star Wars author Sean Williams. They talk with Sean about some of his last Star Wars books like Fatal Alliance and The Force Unleashed I and II. However, the real fun kicks in when Sean talks about his ideas for books he didn’t get to write. More than just sharing the pitch, Sean actually goes over a bunch of the ideas he and a fellow co-writer had in mind for a book called Jedi Asylum. He also touches on his thoughts for The Force Unleashed III which he is still hoping might happen, and gets into a fun brainstorming session. It’s a very fun episode and one EU fans might get a big kick out of. I certainly enjoyed it a lot.

Coffee with Kenobi: Book Chat with James Luceno focuses on the author’s latest Star Wars book, Tarkin. Now James has been doing the circuit on various podcasts, so you may have heard him interviewed elsewhere. Some of the questions and answers covers some familiar ground–his approach to the character, working with the story group, unveiling Palpatine’s name–but Jim also talks about focusing on the relationships. On one hand, there’s Tarkin’s relationship with Vader, and on the other is his relationship with Palpatine. He also talks about the Emperor and his ultimate goals. Overall it’s a very fluid discussion with good questions and enlightening conversation. If you’ve heard him on other podcasts, this one is still worth checking out.

Episode #26 kicks off with news, The Force Awakens title, Dave Filoni talking about Luminara, theme park news, and the Bearded Trio chimes in with their usual news segment. For the main discussion, they have special guest James Schron from Bombad Radio on to talk about the Jedi Order. They cover the significance of family and passion, bringing balance to the Force, and of course Anakin. What’s really fun is how they weave it altogether with the original trilogy, the prequels, TCW and Star Wars Rebels. It was also very amusing to hear James keep bringing up elements from the EU and the hosts constantly reminding him that none of that is canon. Us EU fans are a diehard bunch, and I have to admit it’s hard to let go of all that lore, especially when chances are high that authors will weave it back in with the upcoming novels. Aside from the Jedi Order, they also discuss lightsabers, the importance of their colors, and who welded what color blade. Ending the show off is some listener feedback, most of it focusing on Padme, which provides a nice examination of her character. Great show. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

November 14, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars voice actor Stephen Stanton reprised his role of Tarkin for an audio excerpt for James Luceno’s new novel Tarkin. Click here to listen.
  • Stephen King has a new book out this week called Revival.
  • Jason Fry’s The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra came out in paperback. Fans can look forward to the sequel which will be out next month in hardcover.

Convention & Event News

  • Atomacon is November 14 to 16 in North Charleston, SC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller.
  • Bolton Sci-Fi Comic Con is November 15 in Bolton, England. Star Wars guests include Ken Coombs, Alan Flyng, Derek Lyons, Cathy Munroe, Chris Parsons, Pam Rose, Peter Roy, Femi Taylor, Brian Wheeler.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

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