Around the Web

January 24, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s around the web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

  • Marvel has released their comic solicitations for April 2020 which includes their upcoming Star Wars comics. Here’s the rundown for Star Wars.

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Podcasts in Review

January 23, 2020 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 414
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 202
  3. Star Wars Bookworms Episode 109
  4. We Have Spoken: A Mandalorian Podcast Chapter 7 and 8
  5. Fly Casual Episode 255

Honorable Mentions

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Comic Review: ‘The Rise of Kylo Ren #2’

January 22, 2020 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Kylo’s journey to the dark side continues in The Rise of Kylo Ren #2. While there are no huge reveals in this issue, it does give us more to go on with Ben’s fall and Snoke’s part in it all. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Forever Crimson’

January 22, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Star Wars, Marvel | Leave a comment

Only one new Star Wars release out today.

Star Wars Legends: Forever Crimson TP

Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artists: Matthew Rosenberg, and Walter Simonson
Cover Artist: Walter Simonson

A Star Wars saga decades in the making! Meet the droid-hating Valance the Hunter – who’s hot on Luke Skywalker’s trail! Will his destiny end by finding the rebel hero – or in a deadly confrontation with Darth Vader? Then Luke and his X-wing squadron find a derelict Imperial Star Destroyer, with everyone on board dead – and their skin turned crimson! When the virus responsible leaves Luke in a coma, Han Solo and his allies face a race against time to cure the mysterious malady! Then, in celebration of Marvel’s 80th anniversary, the landmark Star Wars #108 returns to the Legends era of a long time ago for one issue only – continuing the stories of Valance and the Crimson Forever! And you won’t believe which classic characters return! Collecting STAR WARS (1977) #16, #27, #29 and #50 and STAR WARS (2019) #108.

Details: Rated T, $19.99

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Databurst From the 501st

January 22, 2020 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from January 22 to 28th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

January 23

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for The Empire Strikes Back in Concert at Powell Hall from January 23 to 26th.

January 24

  • Alpine Garrison will be at Star Wars Week at the junior high library from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Windsor Heights, IA for Hy-Vee Kids Night.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Glendale, AZ for the January Meet & Greet at Native Grill & Wings from 7:30 to 10:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Altadena, CA for Eliot Science, Technology and Environment Night from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for Code Ninjas Star Wars Night.

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Around the Web

January 17, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Queen’s Peril, the prequel for E. K. Johnston’s Queen’s Shadow, has been moved back to June 2 (it was May 5).
  • The Rise of Skywalker novelization release date has been pushed back to March 17th (it was March 3).

Comic Book News

Movie & Television News

  • The Rise of Skywalker has officially passed the $1 billion mark for global ticket sales.
  • The Rise of Skywalker picked up three Oscar nominations (Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Editing, Best Original Score).
  • The trailer for Morbuis dropped this week. It’ll be out July 31st.

Toy & Collectible News

Video Game News

  • Arcade1Up will be making scaled down simulated pinball machines including a Star Wars one. Here’s the news out of CES. Note: it’s not a pinball machine, but a pinball video game that looks like a pinball machine.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

January 16, 2020 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 412
  2. Around the Galaxy Episode 49
  3. Bounties and Blasters Season 1 Recap
  4. Skytalkers Three Year Anniversary Special
  5. Brews and Blasters Episode 242

Honorable Mentions

  • 501stCast Episode 120 includes a story from one of the 501st troopers who was in The Mandalorian.

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Databurst From the 501st

January 15, 2020 at 12:00 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 January 15 to 21st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

January 18

  • Alabama Garrison will be in Birmingham, AL for Brickfair LEGO Fan Expo at BJCC East Hall from January 18 to 19th.
  • Alaskan Garrison will be in JBER, AK for JBER Library Comic Con from 12:30 to 3:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Bloomington, MN for the 2nd Annual Blood Drive in Memory of Karen at Pin Oak Grove Presbyterian Church from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for Superhero Saturday from noon to 5:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Muskegon, MI for Star Wars Night with the Muskegon Lumberjacks.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Murfreesboro, TN for the Tennessee Thespian Conference at Middle Tennessee State University from 8:30 AM to 7:10 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in National Harbor, MD for Capitol Clash Fencing at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from January 18 to 20th, and in Silver Spring, MD for MoComCon at Silver Spring Library from noon to 4:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Galactic Fest: Family Fun Day.

January 19

  • Central California Garrison will be in Stockton, CA for StocktonCon Winter at Stockton Arena from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

January 20

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Tokyo for the Green Bird Volunteer Cleanup at Kabukicho.

Next Databurst…January 22nd.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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Around the Web

January 10, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Movie & Television News

  • Star Wars Resistance will have a 1 hour special this week. Worth noting, this is not the end as there are still at least two more episodes after this week.
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 will debut February 17 on Disney+ (which is a Monday).
  • Now for some new movie trailers. First up, Birds of Prey which will be out February 7th.

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Podcasts in Review

January 9, 2020 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Awards Chatter Al Pacino – ‘The Irishman’
  2. Hearts of Kyber Episode 15
  3. The Story Geeks The Rise of Skywalker – REACTION
  4. Brews and Blasters Episode 240
  5. Doing Talking: Episode 75

Honorable Mentions

  • Full of Sith Episode CCCXLIV is a TROS discussion episode featuring Vanessa Marshall.

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