Dark Times HC and Darth Maul Variant Revealed

May 20, 2014 at 9:27 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Bleeding Cool reported from the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas, NV that Dark Horse Comics will be coming out with a Dark Times hardcover collection in October and will be offering a variant cover for Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir. Click here to check out the pictures of the slides.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Dark Times Omnibus Volume 2 and Rebel Heist #1

April 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has several new Star Wars releases for today including the second Dark Times omnibus and the first issue of Rebel Heist with three different covers.

Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Volume 2

Jedi Dass Jennir takes a job that attracts the attention of Lord Vader himself! Meanwhile, Jedi Master K’Kruhk tries to shield a group of Padawans from the Empire’s hunt for Jedi. Culminating in a confrontation between the Jedi and Darth Vader, the galaxy’s dark times continue . . . Collects Dark Times Volume 4—Blue Harvest, Dark Times Volume 5—Out of the Wilderness, Dark Times Volume 6—Fire Carrier, and Dark Times Volume 7—A Spark Remains.

Writer: Randy Stradley
Pencillers: Douglas Wheatley and Gabriel Guzman
Inker: Gabriel Guzman
Colorists: Chris Chuckry, Garry Henderson, Dan Jackson and Dave McCaig
Cover Artist: Douglas Wheatley

Format: FC, 456 pages; TP, 6” x 9”
Price: $24.99

Rebel Heist #1 (of 4)

A young Rebel meets one of the Alliance’s best for his first mission. But the young man’s hero worship is crushed by the reality of Han Solo. A botched escape, a ship that doesn’t work—could it be that Solo is just a lucky bumbler whose luck has run out?

* Han Solo–the truth behind the myth!

* Covers by Adam Hughes!

Click here for a four page preview.

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

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries
Price: $3.50 Continue Reading New Releases: Dark Times Omnibus Volume 2 and Rebel Heist #1…

New Releases: Legacy #14, KOTOR Omnibus #3 and A Spark Remains TPB

April 23, 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 three new Star Wars releases today.

Legacy #14 (of 18)

look into Ania Solo’s prison-camp past reveals a secret connection to the brutal bounty hunter who is desperate to bring her to justice—dead, not alive!

But bounty hunters are only part of Ania’s problems!

* The answer to “Who is Ania Solo?” is at hand!

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
Price: $2.99

Star Wars Omnibus: Knights of the Old Republic Volume 3

Free from the false charges against him, former Padawan Zayne Carrick discovers that one of his allies, Jarael, has been running from her past. Soon Zayne is caught in a web of sport dueling, slavery, an evil twin, an ancient society, and finally, the frontline of the Mandalorian Wars. Collects Knights of the Old Republic #38–#50 and Knights of the Old Republic—War #1–#5 (part of volume 7 and volumes 8–10).

* Expands the story of the smash-hit video games!
* From the New York Times best-selling novelist John Jackson Miller!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Pencillers: Ron Chan, Brian Ching, Bong Dazo, Andrea Mutti and Dean Zachary
Inker: Pierluigi Baldassini
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Dan Scott

Format: FC, 416 pages; TP, 6” x 9”
Price: $24.99

Dark Times Volume 7: A Spark Remains TPB

Together with their old friend Dass Jennir and a new Jedi acquaintance, the crew of the Uhumele is plotting to take down the Galactic Emperor’s second in command, Darth Vader! For this foolproof plan, they’ll be offering something the Dark Lord won’t be able to resist: Jedi. Collects Star Wars: Dark Times—A Spark Remains #1–#5.

* Vader on the hunt . . . for Jedi!
* Darth Vader grooms an assassin for the Empire!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Randy Stradley
Penciller: Douglas Wheatley
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Format: FC, 128 pages; TP, 6 5/8” x 10 3/16”
Price: $19.99

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New Releases: ‘The Star Wars #0′ and ‘Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Volume 1′

January 1, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases today.

The Star Wars #0

Writers: Jonathan Rinzler and Randy Stradley
Artists: Mike Mayhew, Sean Cooke, Kilian Plunkett, Stéphane Roux and Scott Kolins
Cover Artist: Nick RungeDetails: FC, 32 pages, one-shot, $3.99

A companion to the eight-issue adaptation of The Star Wars, this is an exclusive peek behind the scenes at the designs that have brought a new—yet incredibly familiar—galaxy to life. Included in this volume are the never-before-seen comics sequences that were used in Dark Horse’s pitch to George Lucas!
* Previously unpublished designs and comics pages!
* Companion to the official eight-issue adaptation of George Lucas’s original rough-draft screenplay for Star Wars!

Click here for a three page preview.

Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times Volume 1

Writer: Randy Stradley
Pencillers: Doug Wheatley, Dave Ross and Lui Antonio
Colorists: Chris Chuckry, Ronda Pattison, Alex Wald and Dave McCaig
Cover Artist: Doug Wheatley

Details: FC, 344 pages, $24.99, TP, 6″ x 9″

Master Dass Jennir will strive to find out what it means to be a Jedi in a changed galaxy now ruled by the Empire. Master K’Kruhk—suddenly responsible for a group of Jedi younglings—will sacrifice much for their safety. The struggles of the Jedi will intertwine with those of others now living in fear, including the diverse crew of a smuggling ship, the Uhumele, and a Nosaurian whose troubles begin when the Clone Wars end. Collects Star Wars: Republic #79–#80, Dark Times Volume 1—The Path to Nowhere, Dark Times Volume 2—Parallels, Dark Times Volume 3—Vector, and Star Wars: Dark Times—Blue Harvest Parts 1–2.

Click here for a four page preview.

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Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for March 2014

December 18, 2013 at 8:52 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics have released their solicitations for March 2014. Here is the Star Wars rundown. One thing that caught my interest is the new art team on Star Wars #15. Stéphane Créty and Julien Hugonnard-Bert both worked on Agent of the Empire: Iron Eclipse, which included a cameo by Han Solo. It’ll be interesting to see how their art style will look for the other classic characters.

Star Wars #15

Release Date: March 12, 2014
Details: FC, 32 pages, $2.99, Ongoing Continue Reading Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for March 2014…

Comic Review: ‘Dark Times: A Spark Remains #5′

December 18, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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A Spark Remains ends with issue #5 and the big showdown is ready. While we keep the review spoiler free, fans will want to check out the issue to see who lives and who dies. But the real question is the payoff. For a five issue arc all leading up to a climatic confrontation with Vader, can they pull it off when we all know Vader will be the one who survives? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Cry of Shadows #1, Force War #2, Legacy #10 and A Spark Remains #5

December 18, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has a bunch of new Star Wars issues out today with A Spark Remains coming to a close and The Cry of Shadows kicking off a brand new Darth Vader mini series. Plus there’s more Dawn of the Jedi and Legacy.

Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1 (of 5)

During the Clone Wars, a single trooper—left for dead during battle—comes to hate the Jedi generals who abandoned him. Years later, he lives on, bitter and angry, until hearing tales of a great warrior. Now, this clone believes he may have found the leader he should have been following all along . . . Darth Vader! Continue Reading New Releases: Cry of Shadows #1, Force War #2, Legacy #10 and A Spark Remains #5…

Around the Web

December 13, 2013 at 10:49 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond. And to kick things off, let’s start with some ‘This Day in Star Wars’ trivia: On December 14, 1975, Twentieth Century Fox officially green-lighted Star Wars. One of the first steps in the legacy we enjoy today. Now on to…

Art News

  • You can check out Star Wars artist Dave Dorman‘s American Academy of Arts lecture online. In the video, he covers the full extent of his art career. At over an hour in length, you’ll need to set some time aside to watch this one.

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Around the Web

November 22, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Episode VII, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web covering Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

Black Friday Deals

  • For Black Friday, Titan Magazines is running a special promotion for Star Wars Insider. Sign up and you can get a free copy of the Millennium Falcon Owner’s Workshop Manual or the Death Star Owner’s Technical Manual.
  • Yakface.com is doing a Black Friday Giveaway for Wave 2 of the 3-3/4″ Black Series figures.
  • Walmart is doing a pre-Black Friday sale on the LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles DVD combo for The Phantom Clone and Menace of the Sith.
  • And Things From Another World is doing their annual Black Friday sale which is a great way to pick up some cheap comics. Some comics are already on sale, with discounts increasing as Black Friday draws nearer.
  • Club Jade also has a look at what Her Universe will have out for Black Friday.

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Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for February 2014

November 19, 2013 at 11:44 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here are the Star Wars solicitations from Dark Horse Comics for February 2014.

Dark Times: A Spark Remains TPB

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