Ewoks and Wild Space

May 15, 2013 at 1:18 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has updated their upcoming titles with two new entries for October.

Ewoks: Shadows of Endor TPB

Until now, the Ewoks had been able to ignore the arrival of the Empire’s stormtroopers on Endor. But when they discover their rivals, the Agluks, have been enslaved and a legendary beast has been awakened, the Ewoks realize they may have to prepare for war—as soon as they figure out how to survive the beast!

* Leads directly into the events of Return of the Jedi!

* Ties into the beloved Ewoks TV series and movies!

Writer/Artist/Cover Artist: Zack Giallongo
Colorist: Braden Lamb

Release Date: October 16, 2013
Format: FC, 80 pages; TP, 5 1/4” x 7 1/2”
Price: $7.99
Age range: 8+

You can check out Zack Giallongo on deviantARTTumblr, Twitter and Facebook.

Wild Space Volume 2 Omnibus

A second omnibus filled with rare Star Wars gems! Get your adventure on with Jabba the Hutt, Han Solo, and Lando Calrissian, and stomp on Star Wars with Mark Evanier and Sergio Aragonés! Plus, unreal tales from the concept artists behind Episode III, and podracing fun with young Anakin Skywalker!

* Many never-before-collected stories!

* A look at the lighter side of the Force!

Release Date: October 02, 2013
Format: FC, 488 pages; TP, 6” x 9”
Price: $24.99
Age range: 12

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Kathleen Kennedy headed to CE2

May 15, 2013 at 10:22 am | Posted in Celebration, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm | Leave a comment
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Kathleen_KennedyNew head of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, is making her Star Wars Celebration debut this summer in Europe at CEII.  Along side their boss, such Star Wars luminaries as Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels and the Princess herself, Carrie Fisher, will be on hand.  While we’re envious of Europe, we hope they’ll have a rocking The Emperor is Dead style party.  Show Kathleen a good time and MTFBWY, Essen.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. First Trailer

May 15, 2013 at 9:57 am | Posted in Marvel, Television | Leave a comment
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Call me intrigued.  This trailer has caught my interest quite a bit, and I’ll be giving it a watch.  I’m just a little put off by the young, rebellious, mouthy narrator — because she seems a tad bit the obligatory character — but I’ll keep my options open.

And Coulson’s alive.  Worth the watch just for that.

(via Marvel Agents of Shield)

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The Real Reason Why Anakin Didn’t Save His Mother

May 15, 2013 at 9:33 am | Posted in Humor, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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You always suspected the truth, and now you know.

(via Geek Tyrant)

Posted by Geralyn for Roqoo Depot

Our Review of ‘B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #107’

May 15, 2013 at 7:35 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #107: Wasteland, a continuation of the Abyss of Time arc, sees  Johann Kraus leading a team to find a lost squad of agents in the post-Hell on Earth wasteland of Chicago. What new terrors will they face? Will they survive to find the fate of their missing comrades? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: EJ for Roqoo Depot.

 

Our Review of ‘Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2’

May 15, 2013 at 12:20 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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In Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2, the story kicks it up a notch as Vader steps into the limelight. Can the Dark Lord deal with an assassin? Sure, but can he also deal with an ancient cult so powerful it can cloud the Emperor’s Force sight? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – “Winner’s Curse”

May 15, 2013 at 12:11 am | Posted in eBooks, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – Episode 4 “Winner’s Circle” kicks things up a notch as John Jackson Miller delivers a double whammy of action and humor. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: Ninth Assassin #2 and Death Sentence TPB

May 15, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases today: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2 and the trade paperback edition of Darth Maul: Death Sentence.

Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2

An unknown enemy obliterates a star destroyer. An attempt is made on the life of the Emperor. A new evil has made itself known in the galaxy, and Darth Vader is going to find it and crush it. But beware, warns the Emperor, this new adversary appears to wield a sorcery very old and very dark.

Writer: Tim Siedell
Penciller: Stephen Thompson
Inker: Mark Irwin
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Ariel Olivetti

Darth Maul: Death Sentence

Fearsome Sith Lord Darth Maul, rescued and restored after surviving his confrontation with Obi-Wan Kenobi in The Phantom Menace, wreaks havoc through the galaxy with his brother Savage Opress!

When the brothers’ murderous rampage is interrupted by a bounty placed on their heads by Ja’Boag, the duo decides to target him—only to be met by a team of Jedi and Ja’Boag’s own private army! Collects the four-issue miniseries.

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Bruno Redondo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot

Databurst From the 501st

May 15, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from May 15 through 21st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 15

  • Timberline Garrison will be at the Special Olympics Pregame ceremonies.

May 17

  • Alabama Garrison will be in Fort Payne, AL for the Relay for Life.
  • Canadian Garrison will be in Novi, MI for Motor City Comic Con from May 17-19.
  • Central Garrison will be in Spearfish, SD for the South Dakota Special Olympics Summer Games from May 17-18.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Lake Buena Vista, FL for Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Myrtle Beach, SC for XCON World VI from May 17-19.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Novi, MI for Motor City Comic Con from May 17-19.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Trondheim, Norway for National Parade Day.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Monrovia, MD for the Relay for Life.

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