IDW Star Wars Solicitations November 2017

August 24, 2017 at 3:51 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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IDW has posted their comic solicitations for November 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars Adventures #4

Writers: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker
Artist/Cover Artist: Eric Jones
Variant Cover: Nathan Greno

A young Mattis Banz dreams of one day being like his heroes, Luke and Leia. Little does he know that in days past, the famous siblings once made a royal mess of an important mission with the easy-to-provoke Sarkans!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99
Release Date: November 15, 2017

Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics, Vol. 2

Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artists: Al Williamson and Alfredo Alcala
Cover Artist: Al Williamson

Reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. No other edition includes each Sunday page title header and “bonus” panels in their meticulously restored original color. The epic seven-days-a-week sagas begin with “Han Solo at Stars’ End,” based on the novel by Brian Daley, adapted by Archie Goodwin and Alfredo Alcala, followed by seven complete adventures by the storied team of Archie Goodwin and artist Al Williamson. The pair had previously worked together on Creepy, Eerie, and Blazing Combat comics magazines, the Flash Gordon comic book, and 13 years on the Secret Agent Corrigan newspaper strip. They seamlessly shifted gears to take over, at George Lucas’s request, the Star Wars newspaper strip. Included are all strips from October 6, 1980 to February 8, 1981.

Details: Hardcover, B&@, $49.99, 296 pages, 11” x 8.5”, ISBN: 978-1-68405-053-6

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations November 2017

August 24, 2017 at 3:20 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for November 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars #38

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez
Variant Covers: Michael Walsh, Terry Dodson, Pepe Larraz (homage variant cover), Kris Anka (40th anniversary cover), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

THE ASHES OF JEDHA! KIERON GILLEN’S FIRST ISSUE ON STAR WARS! The Rebel Alliance turns its attention to the shattered planet of Jedha! Once the site of great significance to the Jedi, Jedha was left in ruins when the Death Star annihilated the Holy City there. Now, new series writer Kieron Gillen joins artist Salvador Larroca to bring Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest to the remains of the tragic victim of the Empire’s fury!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 8, 2017

Star Wars #39

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

THE ASHES OF JEDHA! KIERON GILLEN’S FIRST ISSUE ON STAR WARS! The Rebel Alliance turns its attention to the shattered planet of Jedha! Once the site of great significance to the Jedi, Jedha was left in ruins when the Death Star annihilated the Holy City there. Now, new series writer Kieron Gillen joins artist Salvador Larroca to bring Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest to the remains of the tragic victim of the Empire’s fury!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 22, 2017

Darth Vader #7

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artist: Francesco Mattina

LEGACY’S END BEGINS! As Vader takes his place in command of the Emperor’s secret Inquisitorius Program, he sets his sights on one of the most dangerous Jedi remaining alive…and it’s not who you’d expect.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 1, 2017

Darth Vader #8

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artist: Francesco Mattina

As Vader takes his place in command of the Emperor’s secret Inquisitorius Program, he sets his sights on one of the most dangerous Jedi remaining alive…and it’s not who you’d expect.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 15, 2017

Jedi of the Republic: Mace Windu #4 (of 5)

Writer: Matthew Owens
Artist: Denys Cowan
Cover Artist: Jesus Saiz
Variant Covers: Declan Shalvey, Will Sliney

Mace’s faith in the Jedi path is tested when he is challenged – by one of his own!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 29, 2017

Poe Dameron #21

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Angel Unzueta
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Ashley Witter

Black Squadron is on a mission…Impossible? Not for Poe Dameron’s crew! It’s prison break time!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 29, 2017

Doctor Aphra #14

Writers: Kieron Gillen and Simon Spurrier
Artist: Emillio Laiso
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover: Mark Brooks (40th anniversary)

Doctor Aphra’s antics are causing mayhem once again…But is she really the one calling the shots?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 15, 2017

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The New Republic Vol. 3 TPB

Writers: Michael Stackpole and Jan Strnad
Pencillers: Gary Erskine, John Nadeau, Steve Crespo, Jim Hall and Drew Johnson
Cover Artist: Kevin Ryan

Wedge Antilles leads the Rogue Squadron into action and adventure! It begins with what should be a straightforward mission — but will a simple search and rescue end with a requiem for a Rogue? Then, meet the Empire’s answer to Wedge and his elite band of X-wing pilots: Baron Fel, Imperial flying ace! And his wingmen are more than a match for anyone! Will Fel be Rogue Squadron’s downfall — or could he be much more? Our heroes will face pirates, the vindictive Iceheart and an Imperial Star Destroyer! But their deadliest mission of all awaits: If the New Republic is to take hold of Imperial Center and turn the tide of war, Rogue Squadron must rescue former would-be Emperor Sate Pestage — the only trouble is, he’s wanted by the Empire for high treason! Collecting STAR WARS: X-WING ROGUE SQUADRON #17-35.

Details: 472 pages, Rated T, $39.99
Release Date: December 6, 2017

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Podcasts in Review

August 24, 2017 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.

Blast Points: Episode 87 starts off with the Kenobi news and ponders whether we could be looking at a dramatic Obi-Wan film with no central villain given the director that’s being considered. They also get into The Last Jedi stuff, George Lucas, and then their main discussion which is the Star Wars Tales comics. They talk about the artists and writers, how the stories played loose with canon, and their favorite stories.
Porg Count: 0 (Porg Free), Runtime: 1 hour 1 minute, Rating: Fun episode

Bombad Radio: Episode 285 features guest Jake Sloan as they tackle two subjects. First off, Disney pulling out of Netflix to start their own streaming services and what that might entail. Secondly, the 501st Legion. Jake talks about being Vader, the different suit variations, trying to keep cool, and other 501st approved costumes. Lot of great info and insight on the 501st, Vader and costuming.
Porg Count: 1, Runtime: 1 hour 14 minutes, Rating: Good episode

Brews and Blasters: Episode 131 covers a new case assortment featuring Fenn Rau, their plans to see John Williams, M.A.S.K., Force Friday and a rundown on all the figures and which ones they’re after. From Rathtars to vehicles and multipacks, the discussion helps give listeners an idea of what will be out there. The cap it off with some listener emails and Oppo awards.
Porg Count: 8, Runtime: 1 hour 14 minutes, Rating: Good episode
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