Around the Web

June 22, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, 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

  • Edelweiss has a new listed for a book called Star Wars Icons: Han Solo which is being written by Gina McIntyre and being published by Insight Editions. It’s a 224 page hardcover set for a October 30, 2018 release and will tell the origin of the creation of the character via rare imagery, illustrations and interviews. There’s also an Amazon link for it.

Comic News

  • Dark Horse Comics will be doing a Stranger Things comic which will be written by Jody Houser (who has done some recent Star Wars comics for Marvel). Issue #1 will be out in September.

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Podcasts in Review

June 21, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 128 they talk about George’s comments on the Whills, new Star Wars Battlefront II content, Jedi: Fallen Order, then their main topic The Ewok Adventure read-along books. First they talk a little about The Ewok Adventure movies, the continuity of the Ewok universe, and then they listen to the audio for the read-along books. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 10 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Coffee With Kenobi: Episode 129 Dan is joined by guests Din and Taxus as they talk about the characters in Solo, the theme of tribe and family, and whether Han changes. Dan has an audio segment from an event at the Riverfront Museum where he talked about the mythology of Han Solo and his trip to the premier (audio quality for this segment is okay). Dan, Tom and Cory go over the news, George’s comments on the Whills, and SDCC exclusives. Dan talks with his son Jason about The Empire Strikes Back, and Din has a new remix for one of his songs.

Podcast Network: Coffee With Kenobi
Runtime: 1 hour 35 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Editing: Great
Host: Dan
Rating: Good Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Release: ‘Poe Dameron #28’

June 20, 2018 at 5:17 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

Poe Dameron #28 (of 31)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Angel Unzueta
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

CONTINUING THE UNSEEN EVENTS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS! As Starkiller Base targets the Resistance for elimination, it’s up to Poe Dameron and Black Squadron to mount a frontal assault and take the weapon offline…as long as their friends on the ground can get the shields down!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars Adventures #11’

June 20, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Adventures #11 wraps up the Han and Lando stories. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #17’

June 20, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #17 delves into some grim dark territory as the villains win and the good guys lose. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Thrawn #5’

June 20, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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With just one more issue to go in the mini-series, Thrawn #5 brings things close to the endgame as Thrawn and Nightswan square off. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

June 20, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from June 20 to 26th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

June 20

  • Florida Garrison will be in Fort Lauderdale, FL for the Wilton Manors Stonewall closing event at Xtreme Action Park at 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Fairfield, PA for Camp Happy Valley from 3:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Marion, IL for Jedi’s In Training at the Marion Carnegie Library at 10:00 AM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for H4H Transport for London Flag Day at Canary Wharf Station from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

June 21

  • Garrison Carida will be in Reinhold, PA for Star Wars Family Fun Night from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Sapporo City for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup.
  • Star Garrison will be at the 2018 CatFish Fry benefiting the SPFB.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations September 2018

June 19, 2018 at 4:20 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for September 2018. Here is the Star Wars rundown. The big news in this one is Poe Dameron will be coming to an end with issue #31.

Darth Vader #21

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli, and Elia Bonetti
Variant Cover: Rod Reis (Galactic Icon Variant)

“FORTRESS VADER,” PART 3, DARTH VADER returns to the place of his birth as he seeks the path to his destiny. Echoes from the past reach out to him — both from his own, and from the dark history of the SITH.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations September 2018…

Around the Web

June 15, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • New blurb for Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn has been posted. It will be out next month.

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration tickets are going fast with VIP, 5 day adult and child tickets, and Saturday tickets all sold out. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

June 14, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review. Fair warning, I’m no longer avoiding Solo spoilers in the review descriptions.

Blast Points Podcast: Bonus Points Episode – Solo Listener Reviews is dedicated to listener voicemails weighing on Solo. If you want to know what the people think, then this one is for you.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 7 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Good

Blast Points Podcast: Bonus Episode – Interview With the Solo Premiere’s L3-37, Darren Moser covers Darren’s experience cosplaying at the the Solo premier, making the costume, meeting the actors and ILM members, how she’s different from K2-SO, and his thoughts on L3 in Solo. Plus some listener feedback.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 5 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Good Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

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