Comic Review: ‘Seven to Eternity #7’

July 26, 2017 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Seven to Eternity #7 changes things up with a new artist. However, it’s not exactly a change for the best. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘I Hate Fairyland #14’

July 26, 2017 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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I Hate Fairyland #14 continues its awesome streak with another great issue. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Darth Maul #5’

July 26, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Darth Maul mini-series comes to an end with Darth Maul #5. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #17’

July 26, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #17 spins up some new adventures for Black Squadron and drops some answers as well. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Doctor Aphra #10’

July 26, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #10 is out today from Marvel, as well as a reprint for Darth Vader #1.

Doctor Aphra #10

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Kamome Kamiyama

Aphra’s back with a brand-new plan that’s guaranteed to pay! There’s just one teensy problem…It involves surrounding herself by some of the galaxy’s biggest baddies. And they don’t like Aphra’s tricks!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

July 26, 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 July 26 to August 1st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 26

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for Star Wars Night with the Cardinals at Busch Stadium from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Dublin, VA for New River Valley Fair at the New River Valley Fairgrounds from July 26 to 29th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Kids at the Market.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Bethesda, MD for the hospital visit for Farrah.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cowes for the Cowes Carnival from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

July 27

  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, MN for Children’s Hospital Apple Pickin Days Fundraiser Day 2 at Deardorff Orchards, and in Sioux Falls, IA for Star Wars Science Camp at the Washington Pavilion.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Pittsburgh, PA for ReplayFX at David L. Lawrence Convention Center from July 27 to 30th.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Sweden at Linköping University for Närcon Summer Sweden from July 27 to 30th.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for the Sturge Weber Foundation International Conference at Kingsgate Marriott from July 27 to 29th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Rowland Heights, CA for Movie Under the Stars presentation of The Force Awakens at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church from 7:00 to 10:00 PM on July 27 and 28th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for the South Plains Food Bank Fish Fry, and in Grapevine, TX for The GrapeYard from July 27 to 28th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity Fundraiser Week at Buchanan Galleries from July 27 to 30th, and in Teignmouth for the Teignmouth Carnival Procession at the Den Bowling Club from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

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New Release: ‘Inferno Squad’ by Christie Golden

July 25, 2017 at 4:49 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Battlefront II: Inferno Squad by Christie Golden is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Click here to check out the publisher’s page for excerpts and purchasing links. Don’t forget, the Barnes & Noble version includes an exclusive 2-sided poster.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’

July 21, 2017 at 7:22 pm | Posted in Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

Dunkirk had a lot going for it – a great director, good actors and a big budget. Unfortunately, it didn’t have a good story, or at least a cohesive narrative. If there’s one thing that really sums up what is wrong with this film, it’s editing.

Going into this movie, I had pretty low expectations. While I’m a fan of Christopher Nolan’s work as a director, the trailers for Dunkirk never sold me on the film. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge World War II history buff, but Dunkirk isn’t exactly one of the most exciting battles of the war. So I knew the story was going to be an uphill climb to try and sell this battle as something gripping and exciting. Visually the film looks great. The acting is top notch. Truly, the flaw with this film is the story and the editing. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’…

New Star Wars Books Revealed at SDCC

July 21, 2017 at 6:55 pm | Posted in Abrams, Books, Comic Books, Del Rey, Disney Lucasfilm Publishing, DK, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Lots of Star Wars books news out of San Diego Comic Con today. Be sure to check out StarWars.com for the full rundown, but here are the highlights.

Veteran Star Wars author Jason Fry will be writing the novelization for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Continue Reading New Star Wars Books Revealed at SDCC…

Around the Web

July 21, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, SDCC, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Entertainment Weekly has an article diving deeper into the upcoming books that are part of the Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Plus they reveal a new book called Star Wars: Canto Bight which will feature four stories by Saladin Ahmed, Rae Carson, Mira Grant and John Jackson Miller. Each story will focus on the creatures from the casino world of Canto Bight and will be out on December 5th.

Convention & Event News Continue Reading Around the Web…

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