‘Star Wars Resistance’ Trailer

August 17, 2018 at 10:36 am | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television | Leave a comment

StarWars.com has revealed the first trailer for Star Wars Resistance. The show will debut October 7 on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW, and Disney Channel VOD with a one hour premier.

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Around the Web

August 17, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, 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

  • Pre-orders are up for the B&N exclusive edition of the Solo novelization.
  • StarWars.com has the first excerpt from the Solo novelization.
  • Here’s an interesting bit of Star Wars book news, Abrams has listed a making of story for Solo on Amazon entitled Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story. Release date is April 16, 2019, and the author is Rob Bredow with a foreword by Ron Howard. As mentioned on the latest episode of The Star Wars Show, this one is happening.

Convention & Event News

  • Michigan Comic Con is August 17 to 19 in Detroit, MI. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, Ray Park, Jim Swearingen, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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Podcasts in Review

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

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Blast Points Podcast Episode 135
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 134
  3. Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels Episode 61
  4. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 220
  5. The Geek Supreme Kirk, Kittens & PiKard

Honorable Mentions

  • We Know Nothing (any episode) a Game of Thrones podcast I checked out and thoroughly enjoyed

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New Releases: ‘Beckett #1’ & ‘Poe Dameron #30’

August 15, 2018 at 5:18 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: Beckett #1

Writer: Gerry Guggan
Artists: Will Sliney, Edgar Salazar and Marc Laming
Cover Artist: John Tyler Christopher
Variant Cover: Terry Dodson

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DEADLY! TOBIAS BECKETT taught HAN SOLO everything he knows about surviving hoodlum-filled cantinas and backwater worlds. But who is this career outlaw and why is ENFYS NEST— one of the galaxy’s most dangerous and brutal marauders — so dead set on taking him down once and for all? Find out in this original tale of a man who has gamed star system after star system, but at a cost that no heist can make up for.

Details: 40 pages, one shot, Rated T, $4.99

Poe Dameron #30

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

“AWAKENINGS,” PART FIVE. BLACK SQUADRON had its own mission during the events of THE LAST JEDI, a desperate trek across the galaxy to find aid for THE RESISTANCE, all without the help of their fearless leader, POE DAMERON. This is the beginning of the end.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

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Databurst From the 501st

August 15, 2018 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 August 15 to 21st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 15

  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for The Strong’s Happiest Hour.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Harrisonburg, VA for the Rockingham County Fair from August 15 to 18th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for Movie Night in West Village.

August 16

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Red Deer, AB for the Summer Reading Program Mini ComiCon.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Virginia Beach, VA for the CHKD Lemonade Stand at Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront from 12:00 to 5:00 PM.

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The Girl In the Spider’s Web

August 14, 2018 at 4:58 pm | Posted in Books, Reviews | Leave a comment

Sometimes you read a good book, and sometimes you read a bad book. The Girl in the Spider’s Web is pretty terrible. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Book Review: ‘Rogue Protocol’ by Martha Wells

August 14, 2018 at 4:09 pm | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy, TOR | Leave a comment
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Rogue Protocol is the latest novella in Martha Wells’ Murderbot Diaries series, and like the rest, it’s a fun read. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #19’

August 8, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today, one of which is a re-release of Star Wars #50 (orange hued variant cover).

Darth Vader #19

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

“FORTRESS VADER” BEGINS! A JEDI makes a desperate deal. THE INQUISITORS’ mission evolves. DARTH VADER discovers a theft.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: August 8, 2018

Star Wars Vol. 8: Mutiny At Mon Cala TPB

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Penciller: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez

The Rebel Alliance sets its sights on strengthening its forces by growing its numbers. But with a greater number of recruits comes discord and dissidence. Can Princess Leia, with help from Han and Luke, forge one true alliance from the many factions? On a mission to liberate Mon Cala, Leia has a nearly impossible plan to ally the besieged planet with the rebellion — one that hinges on the unique skills and cultural know-how of the one and only C-3PO! While Han, Luke and Leia undertake a perilous rescue, Threepio must complete the vital assignment of…hobnobbing at the opera?! With the Empire temporarily weakened, the Alliance is poised to rise up in defiance. Could their ultimate victory be at hand? Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #44-49.

Details: 144 Pages, Rated T, $17.99

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Databurst From the 501st

August 8, 2018 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 August 8 to 14th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 8

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Sparta, MI for the Sparta Rotary Dinner Fundraiser/Concert in the Park.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Jackson, NJ at the Jackson Library from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Nottingham for Superhero Funday at Wollaton Hall from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

August 9

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for Charterhouse School Carnival Day from 9:00 AM to noon, and in McLean, VA for Fun Bot Lab Open House at Saint Luke School from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Somerville, NJ for the Outdoor Screening of The Force Awakens at Artisanal Tattoo from 7:15 to 8:30 PM.

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Around the Web

August 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, News, 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

  • Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn: Alliances has hit the #1 spot on the New York Times best sellers list.
  • You might not be able to afford a Drew Struzan original painting, but Galactic Gallery is offering an art catalog of his work for just $10.95.
  • Penguin Random House is celebrating their 5th anniversary with 25% and free shipping. Just use the promo code PRH5RH at PenguinRandomHouse.com.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with E. K. Johnston covering her upcoming book Queen’s Shadow.
  • Need an autographed Timothy Zahn book?

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