‘Kenobi’ Micro-Excerpt #3

August 21, 2013 at 6:15 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books has released micro-excerpt #3 for John Jackson Miller’s upcoming Kenobi.

I have his lightsaber, you know. It’s right here, sitting in my hands. Some nights, like this, I just sit and stare at it, wondering what I could have done to help him.

I look, and I look, for answers. Then I put it away in the trunk, and try to forget.

It’s impossible, of course.

Maybe if he’d grown older—had been able to grow older, he’d have gotten some perspective. But that just wasn’t to be.

If only he’d listened to reason, hadn’t forced me to do what I had to do, then I wouldn’t be here, now, feeling like a—

No.

Good night, Qui-Gon.

Kenobi hits stores August 27th. You can find retailer links here, and you can check out the previous mini-excerpts here: #1 and #2.

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Seven Page Preview of ‘The Star Wars #1’

August 21, 2013 at 7:21 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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StarWars.com has a preview of the first seven pages of The Star Wars #1. You can check it out right here. They’ve also got all three covers versions and the cool trailer.

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Last Chance to Win ‘Kenobi’

August 21, 2013 at 12:30 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Del Rey, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Your last chance to win a free hardcover copy of John Jackson Miller’s Kenobi is fast approaching. Tomorrow is your last day to email us a picture highlighting your Obi-Wan fandom. It can be a picture of you with James Arnold Taylor, a picture of your Obi-Wan book or action figure collection, or even a signed poster with Obi-Wan in it. Just send your pictures to roqoodepot(at)gmail.com. Winner will be announced on Friday.

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Our Review of ‘Dark Times: A Spark Remains #2’

August 21, 2013 at 12:10 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Times: A Spark Remains #2 heats up as the story delves into laughs, love and some seriously surprising reveals. Click here to read our full review. We’re keeping this one spoiler free.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Our Review of ‘Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5’

August 21, 2013 at 12:06 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5 finally reaches the end. Was it a let down? A satisfying conclusion? Click here to read our full review and find out. Fair warning, we delve into spoilers.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #5’

August 21, 2013 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin comes to a close with issue #5.

Having stalked Darth Vader, the assassin is now ready to strike . . . It seems Vader, distracted by threats to the Emperor, could be taken. But the assassin has made one mistake—believing that he has a chance against the most-feared man in the galaxy!

Writer: Tim Siedell
Penciller: Iván Fernández
Inker: Denis Freitas
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Ariel Olivetti

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries (5 of 5)
Price: $3.50

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New Release: ‘Dark Times – A Spark Remains #2’

August 21, 2013 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Times: A Spark Remains #2 is out today.

The crew of the Uhumele have a plan to strike at the heart of the newly formed Galactic Empire—Darth Vader himself! While they seek a certain Jedi to join their cause, secrets among the crew begin to form cracks in their alliance. Could their plan be over before it’s begun? Elsewhere, Vader trains an assassin for Jedi hunting!

Writer: Randy Stradley
Artist: Douglas Wheatley
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré

Format: FC, 32 pages; Miniseries (2 of 5)
Price: $3.50

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New Release: ‘Knights of the Old Republic Volume 1’ Omnibus

August 21, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Knights of the Old Republic Volume 1 Omnibus is out today collecting issues #0-18 (trade paperbacks 1-3).

Padawan Zayne Carrick is suddenly a fugitive framed for the murder of his fellow Jedi-in-training. Little does the galaxy know, Zayne’s own Masters are behind the massacre and dead set on recovering him before he can reveal the truth.

Click here for a four page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Artist: Brian Ching, Travel Foreman, Harvey Tolibas, Dustin Weaver
Colorist: David Ramos, Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Travis Charest

Format: FC, 424 Pages; TP, 6″ x 9″
Price: $24.99

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Databurst From the 501st

August 21, 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 August 21 through 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 21

  • Midwest Garrison will be in Peoria, IL for Kids’ Health and Safety Day.
  • New England Garrison will be in Hanover, MA for the End of Summer Reading Program Star Wars event at John Curtis Public Library.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Perisher Valley, NSW for Daffodil Day at Perisher Blue NSW Road Trip, and in Brighton, QLD for Brighton State School Bookweek.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Commerce, CA for the Back to School event at Greenwood Public Library from 5:00-7:00 PM.

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