Comic Review: ‘The Star Wars #7′

April 16, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Star Wars nears the end with issue #7 and just one more to go. One of the great things about this issue, though, is the Wookiees. What happens when General Skywalker recruits them in a war against the Empire? Well, it’s not a good outcome for the bad guys. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5, The Star Wars #7 and The Ruins of Alderaan TPB

April 16, 2014 at 12:01 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.

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #5 (of 5)

Stormtrooper Hock sabotages the remnant Separatists from the inside as they defend against Darth Vader’s advancing forces, and fights for his life against a figure from his past. At Vader’s side, Hock witnesses firsthand the power and ruthlessness of the man-machine he has followed into battle!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Tim Siedell
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Felipe Massafera

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

The Star Wars #7 (of 8)

When Princess Leia falls into the hands of Darth Vader, General Skywalker, Annikin Starkiller, and Han Solo must go on the offensive against the Galactic Empire. But they have a secret weapon on their side—one that the Imperials have vastly underestimated: Wookiees!

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

Star Wars Volume 2: The Ruins of Alderaan TPB

The Rebels’ covert ops go on the offensive as Princess Leia sends two of her top pilots—Wedge Antilles and Luke Skywalker—to be “captured” by the Empire! Meanwhile, Leia takes off on her own to locate a safe haven. But Darth Vader is on the alert! Collects issues #7–#12 of the ongoing series.

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Penciller: Ryan Kelly
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming

Format: FC, 144 pages; TP, 7’’ x 10’’
Price: $19.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

April 16, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 16 through 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 16

  • Badlands Garrison will be at a Fan Expo promo event.

April 17

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Adler After Dark at the Adler Planetarium.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Waltham Abbey for Dream Factory Kids Easter Egg Hunt.

Continue Reading Databurst From the 501st…

May 4th Rebels Sneak Peak

April 14, 2014 at 4:47 pm | Posted in Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

star-wars-rebels-promoSweeties Freebies is reporting that there will be a sneak peak of Star Wars Rebels at a Million Dollar Arm premier event in Los Angeles, Ca.

Okay, now that you are up to speed, there is no slowing down. I’m going to be coming at you like a fastball with all kinds of awesomeness from LA. Not only will we be attending the Red Carpet Tailgate Premiere of Million Dollar Arm, we will also be partaking in some lightsabericious fun during a dinner and exclusive sneak peek of Star Wars Rebels that will be coming to Disney Channel and Disney XD this Fall! You now what’s pretty sweet? It will be happening on Star Wars Day, May 4th! :D

Thanks to Rebels Report for catching the news!

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Celebration Anaheim Hosts

April 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm | Posted in Conventions, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Insider #149 has revealed the hosts for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. James Arnold Taylor will be returning to the main stage. Also returning to the digital stage is David Collins. Gus Lopez will once again be hosting the Collecting Track. However, totally new to hosting will be RebelForce Radio hosts Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac who will be hosting the Behind the Scenes Stage.

Thanks to TheForce.Net for the news.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Star Wars Game in the Works

April 14, 2014 at 4:27 pm | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Video Games | 3 Comments

Visceral-GamesLately some news has been popping up for a new Star Wars video game that EA is working on. First it was announced that Amy Hennig would be the Creative Director on a new Star Wars project…

Over the last few weeks, Amy and I have spent a lot of time talking about what her first project would be. There are a lot of different directions we could have gone, but I could sense that what really excited her about this opportunity (because let’s face it, we weren’t the only ones knocking at her door) was Star Wars. Amy’s a huge fan. We happen to be making a Star Wars game. Just thinking about the possibilities made both of us even more excited about having her join the team.

Later on, she revealed on Twitter that Todd Stashwick would be working on the project as a co-writer. Continue Reading New Star Wars Game in the Works…

More Rebels at Wondercon

April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm | Posted in Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

vanessa-marshallJoining Dave Filoni at WonderCon this weekend will be Star Wars Rebels voice actor Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera. Click here to check out the official announcement.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Monday Funny: Attack of the Clones Bloopers

April 14, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Courtesy of the official Star Wars YouTube channel, an Attack of the Clones blooper reel. I think Jango Fett dancing with the umbrella is my favorite.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Detours, Episode VII, Events, Fantasy, Movies, Rumor, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books News

  • Suvudu has a 50 page preview of Troy Denning‘s latest book The Sentinel which takes place in the Forgotten Realms.
  • Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller has been nominated for the 2014 Scribe Awards Speculative Novel Original category.
  • The Dance Like A Monkey kickstarter is raising money to benefit author CJ Henderson. The anthology will include short stories by authors such as Timothy Zahn, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Michael A. Stackpole, and even Ed Greenwood.
  • Star Wars author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff was interviewed as part of an article on religious themes in science fiction films. It’s kind of interesting and worth a look.

Convention & Event News

Here’s a list of upcoming conventions and events this month. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Happy Birthday, Greg Keyes

April 11, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Birthday | Leave a comment
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greg-keyes-2013Today we wish a very happy birthday to one of our favorite New Jedi Order authors, Greg Keyes. Be sure to wish Greg a happy birthday over on Facebook.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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