Around the Web: May the Fourth Roundup

May 4, 2012 at 11:36 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Her Universe | Leave a comment
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May the Fourth Be With You started off with a bang and the announcement from Celebration VI that Princess Leia herself, Carrie Fisher, will be appearing that the annual Star War fun fest in Florida.

Lots of folks got in on the fun of May 4th and here’s some of what we saw around the web. Continue Reading Around the Web: May the Fourth Roundup…

Lost Tribe of the Sith series from Dark Horse

May 4, 2012 at 11:28 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Announced today John Jackson Miller will be penning a Lost Tribe of the Sith 5 issue series for Dark Horse Comics with Andrea Mutti providing the art. USA Today has the full announcement, the series starts on August 8th and will star a Sith by the name of Spinner.

John Jackson Miller has further info up on his blog.  Definitely sounds like an intriguing new series.

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Star Wars Day Challenge: #LeiasLeftLeg

May 4, 2012 at 9:32 am | Posted in Contest, Humor | 2 Comments
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If you’re a regular on the internet, you might remember Angelina Jolie ‘photobombing’ (or legbombing) the internet with #AngiesRightLeg – i.e. the right leg that she displayed so flamboyantly at the 2012 Oscars. Well, in honor of May the 4th, aka ‘Star Wars Day’, Roqoo Depot has decided to pay homage to this newly found tradition of ‘legbombing’ and to keep it going – with one of the most prominent legs in Sci-Fi history: Princess Leia in her Slave costume. Yes, you read right. We want to see who can work the best Photoshop magic and humorously insert Princess Leia’s Left Leg into random (or not so random) pictures. Why the left leg, you ask? Using the photo on the left for reference, we have determined that Leia prefers to display her left leg, over the right. Not mention how #LeiasLeftLeg also makes for one epic alliteration.

So, start your pod engines and race to Photoshop, #LeiasLeftLeg will be photo/legbombing the internet in no time!

To submit your entry, please tweet it to us @roqoodepot, post it on our facebook page or leave a link in the comments to either a post on your blog or a direct image link!

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Star Wars Day Deals

May 4, 2012 at 7:53 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

There are a lot of deals going on today including Star Wars discounts on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Dark Horse’s digital store, and much more. Visit StarWars.com for comprehensive list of all the participating outlets and offers. Also make sure to browse around the official site to see all the other cool Star Wars Day things that are going on including games, offers, and news.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Allston, Denning, and Golden Talk Fate of the Jedi

May 4, 2012 at 7:48 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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As part of the May The 4th Be With You festivities, the authors of Fate of the Jedi discuss the challenges and themes of the series. Aaron shares what he had to do to get the ball rolling with Outcast. Christie discusses jumping into Star Wars for the first time, mentions a fanfic she once wrote involving Luke and the Emperor’s daughter, and how Dorvan was originally going to be a throw away character. Denning talks about how much of the writing process is a simultaneous affair and how they deal with the avalanche as it unfolds. You can read the full article here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Darth Maul: Death Sentence’ Preview

May 4, 2012 at 7:44 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse has a special May 4th preview of Darth Maul: Death Sentence. Click here to see the 4 page preview as well as the blurb.

Note: you may need to register with Dark Horse’s digital reader for the preview to work (it’s free and doesn’t take long).

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘Scoundrels’ Chapter 2 Online

May 4, 2012 at 7:37 am | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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StarWars.com has posted chapter two from Timothy Zahn’s upcoming novel Scoundrels online for Star Wars Day. Enjoy!

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‘The Clone Wars’ Season 4 Marathon

May 4, 2012 at 12:03 am | Posted in Entertainment, Events, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

It’s May the 4th and StarWars.com has all the episodes from The Clone Wars Season 4 online! Plus there’s a preview for Season 5. Why not celebrate Star Wars Day with a TCW marathon?

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Star Wars T-Shirt Contest

May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Welovefine.com is running a Star Wars t-shirt contest that will run from May 4th to May 25th. Just submit your ideas and designs for Star Wars shirts and winners can win cash (up to $2,500). You can check out the details here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

TFAW May 4th Sale

May 4, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Events | Leave a comment

Things From Another World is running a sale on all their Star Wars stuff for “May the 4th be with you!” Deals range from 25% off to $0.99 back issues and $5 graphic novels. Sale ends at midnight Pacific time.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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