Podcasts in Review

May 25, 2017 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.

Blast Points: Episode 74 is pure fun. They celebrate the 31st anniversary of “The Great Heap” Droids tv movie. They start off with some trivia on the show, then dive in with a full length commentary on “The Great Heap.” You can hear the audio of the show in the background which makes it easy to follow along. With Jason and Gabe’s commentary, it’s just plain fun. Great episode.

Bombad Radio: Episode 278 features a cool conversation with author J.W. Rinzler as they talk to him about his new book All Up: Odyssey of the Rocketmen. They talk about the men behind the rockets, what the research for this project was like, and even some aliens discussion. Great interview to check out.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 120 features Joe and Chris as they talk Disney hackers, winter hat guy, food, Dolph Lundgren, Snoke, books and Unknown Regions, and more. Fun episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #15’

May 24, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #15 isn’t the best Star Wars comic ever, but it does some things really good and really weird which makes it stand out from others. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review ‘Star Wars #31’

May 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars #31 gets everyone into position as the chaos is about to begin. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

May 24, 2017 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 event news from May 24 to 30th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 24

  • Star Garrison will be at the Salvation Army Youth Banquet.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the 32nd Deptford Scout Group Summer Fare at All Saints Church from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.

May 25

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Troutman, NC for Geek Week: Star Wars Day at the Iredell County Public Library from 5:00 to 6:30 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Dawsonville, GA at the Disney Store for the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars from 10:00 AM to noon, and in Atlanta, GA for Momocon 2017 at the Georgia World Congress Center from May 25 to 28th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Peoria, IL for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois visit.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Hewitt, NJ for the Force For Change Science Fair at Greenwood Lake Elementary School from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Norway Garrison will be in Lund, Sweden for Kodachicon, and in Skellefteå Kraft Arena, Sweden for Nordsken.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for The Force at 40 at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum from 4:30 to 8:30 PM.

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Around the Web

May 19, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Trek, 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

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has announced a new comic mini-series by Marvel called Star Wars: Jedi of the Republic – Mace Windu. The new series will be out in August with writer Matt Owens and artist Denys Cowan.

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Podcasts in Review

May 18, 2017 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.

Beltway Banthas: Episode 30 is hosted by Swara and features guest Carly as they talk about Padme, Carly’s recent piece in response to an article by the Guardian, thoughts on Leia not being in Episode IX, and they dig into Rogue One, Mon Mothma and politics. Good episode.

Blast Points: Episode 73 celebrates the 40th anniversary of A New Hope as Gabe and Jason talk about which versions they chose for their rewatch, then they dive into the movie with some fun highlights and observations. Great episode.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 119 is solo hosted by Joe as he does a nice commentary for the Nightsisters arc of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Screaming Citadel #1’

May 17, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Screaming Citadel crossover kicks off with Screaming Citadel #1. This one angles a bit for the horror side of things. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #31’ and ‘Poe Dameron #15’

May 17, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #31

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure Variant), Greg Land (40th Anniversary Cover)

“THE SCREAMING CITADEL” — PART 2, While Luke and Aphra face the Queen of the Citadel…Han and Leia are coming…for Aphra?!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Poe Dameron #15

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

It is a sad day for the Resistance as they mourn the loss of a fallen comrade. But their fight is far from over — the First Order must be stopped! And Captain Phasma knows just how to get Terex to toe the line.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

May 17, 2017 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 event news from May 17 to 23rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 17

  • Midwest Garrison will be in St. Charles, IL for Walk MS 2017.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Trondheim, Norway for the National Day Parade Norway.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Livingston, NJ for an event at the Livingston Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Millersville, MD for Shipley’s Choice Maker Faire at Shipley’s Choice Elementary from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Rancho Cucamonga, CA for the 8th Grade Celebration.

May 18

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Global TV Spot.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Atlanta, GA for Design Conversation: Christine Taylor on The Art of Connecting through Pop Culture at MODA/Hill Auditorium from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Greenbelt, MD for the Greenbelt Middle School Spring Concert from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.

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Around the Web

May 12, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know is getting an update in October. Pre-orders are up on Amazon.

Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, Updated and Expanded
Adam Bray, Cole Horton and Michael Kogge
On Sale Date: October 3, 2017
Hardcover | 256 pages
$21.99 USD
ISBN 9781465455635, 1465455639
10.9 in H | 9 in W | 1.3 lb Wt

  • Looking for an autographed copy of a book by Timothy Zahn? Well Tim has a cool arrangement with Winter River Books and you can even get the book personalized. Just remember to fill out the comment box on checkout.

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