Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for May 2013

February 13, 2013 at 1:06 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has posted their Star Wars solicitations for May 2013.

Dark Times: Fire Carrier #4 (of 5)

Release Date: May 1
Details: FC, 32 Pages, $2.99

Writer: Randy Stradley
Artist: Gabriel Guzman
Colorist: Garry Henderson
Cover Artist: Doug Wheatley

Jedi Master K’Kruhk goes to war against the soldiers of a local militia in order to give the Padawans he’s vowed to protect a chance to escape. But the Padawans have encountered a new, unexpected danger in the forest. What’s worse is that the Empire has become suspicious of the militia’s activities and is bringing in troops to investigate. The Force is a powerful ally, but even a Jedi Master can’t fight a battle on three fronts! Continue Reading Dark Horse Star Wars Solicitations for May 2013…

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Wired.com’s Star Wars Extravaganza

February 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | Posted in Star Wars | Leave a comment

Wired magazine put out a special Star Wars issue and Wired.com went to town yesterday posting up Star Wars articles. Here’s a nice list of all their articles.

Some are better than others, but the Hoth one was my favorite.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Evil Girlfriend with a Pen Interviews John Jackson Miller

February 13, 2013 at 11:45 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Interview, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Evil Girlfriend with a Pen (you’ve got to like that name) posted an interview with Star Wars comic writer and author John Jackson Miller that covers a lot of nice topics including how he got started, his plans for 2013, gender in Star Wars, and his upcoming book Kenobi.

Can you tell me about the universe you create? You seem to write a lot of female characters. I read the Vector series with Jedi Celeste, how do you write such good female characters?

John Jackson Miller: I don’t think too much about the gender of characters when I’m writing these things in Star Wars. The important questions are not male or female. We have human and wookies. It’s a very diverse galaxy so we don’t think about those things when we’re writing.

You have to think that we are in a galaxy far far away. We don’t use the word earthquake because that pertains to earth. We use groundquake because there is no earth. There are a number of things that we tend to take. We don’t say businessman, we say businessperson. A person is just as likely to be from a species where there is no defined gender roles. That being the case, in a matter of wordsmithing you end up using gender neutral terms. I don’t tend to write farm boys as much as farmers. I had to think about this with my novel coming out later this year, Star Wars: Kenobi. I have a lot of strong females in this book. I had to think about the history of Tatooine because the Women Suffrage didn’t occur because it didn’t need to.

Click here to read the full interview.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #2’

February 13, 2013 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Another hit? Find out in our review of Star Wars #2, In the Shadow of Yavin part 2 of 3.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Star Wars #2 – In the Shadow of Yavin, Part 2’

February 13, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars #2: In The Shadow of Yavin, Part 2 of 3 is out today.

A cagey young Imperial officer seems to anticipate the Rebels’ every move, so Princess Leia forms a “stealth squadron”—including Luke Skywalker—to expose a suspected spy within their ranks.

Meanwhile, Han Solo and Chewbacca run afoul of bounty hunter Boba Fett, and the Emperor sends Darth Vader on a secret mission!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Alex Ross

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

February 13, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from February 13th through 19th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 13

February 15

  • Alabama Garrison will be in Birmingham, AL for Kami-con from Feb 15-17.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Timonium, MD for the Farpoint Convention.

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