New Releases: ‘Star Wars #35’ and ‘Mace Windu #1’

August 30, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today. IDW also has a new release, the Star Wars The Force Awakens graphic novel.

Star Wars #35

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew
Variant Cover Artists: Amy Reeder (40th anniversary cover), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

Two issues featuring tales of the Star Wars underworld! First, Sana and Lando join forces on Coruscant to swindle some credits! Then, Han and Chewie go back to smuggling…for a Hutt?!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Jedi of the Republic: Mace Windu #1 (of 5)

Writer: Matt Owens
Artist: Denys Cowan
Cover Artist: Jesus Saiz
Variant Cover Artists: Rahzzah (variant cover), Russell Dauterman (40th anniversary cover), Javier Rodriguez (homage variant cover)

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi have been the peacekeepers of the galaxy…but now, at the dawn of the Clone Wars, they find themselves in a new role: generals in the Army of the Republic. As Mace Windu, one of the Jedi’s greatest warriors, leads a small unit of Jedi into battle shortly after the war begins, the Jedi must make peace with their new role, or be lost to the violence around them!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars The Force Awakens (Graphic Novel)

Writer: Alessandro Ferrari
Artists: Igor Chimisso, Simone Buonfantino, Massimo Rocca, Davide Turotti and Studio Kawaii
Cover Artist: Eric Jones

Prepare for the Holiday 2017 blockbuster film, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, with this comic adaptation of The Force Awakens, published in the U.S. for the first time! Faithfully capturing the galaxy-spanning action of The Force Awakens, join Rey, Finn, BB-8, Kylo Ren, and all your favorite characters, new and old, on the adventure of a lifetime! Experience Episode VII in a whole new way before catching the new movie in theaters later this year! This beautiful graphic novel combines the awe-inspiring wonder of Star Wars with the streamlined designs of Disney animation, making it a must-read for longtime fans and a great introduction for newcomers!

Details: 80 pages, Ages 10 – 14, $9.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra Annual #1’

August 30, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra Annual #1 reveals Black Krrsantan’s backstory and explains a little bit of how Aphra’s auction party came to be. Click here to read our full review.

Comic Review: ‘Cassian & K-2SO #1’

August 30, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, rogue one, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Cassian & K-2SO #1 one shot is kind of underwhelming. Once again, Marvel throws in some average artwork and an unambitious story for a comic that kind of falls flat. Click here for our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

August 30, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 30 to September 5th which includes the Force Friday midnight events and weekend events. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in O’Fallon, MO for the Back to School event at Fire Station 5 at 5:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Park Ridge, IL for the Advocate Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Irvine, CA for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
  • UK Garrison will be in Doncaster for the Rossington Village Fete at Memorial Hall from noon to 2:00 PM.

August 31

  • Central Garrison will be in Bismarck, ND for Force Friday at Walmart.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Reno, NV for Force Friday II midnight opening at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM on Thursday to 1:00 AM on Friday.
  • Fortresse Imperiale Garrison will be in Toronto, ON for FanExpo Canada a the Metro Toronto Convention Center.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Toronto, ON for FanExpo Canada a the Metro Toronto Convention Center from August 31 to September 3rd.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Arlington, VA for Open Tabletop Gaming Con from August 31 to September 3 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Alpharetta, GA for Force Friday at Toys R Us on Thursday from 11:00 PM to Friday at 2:00 AM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Williston, VT for Force Friday at Toys R Us.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Redlands, CA for Force Friday II at Target from Thursday at 11:00 PM to Friday at 1:00 AM.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Sydney, New South Wales for Force Friday at Westfield Sydney Shopping Mall.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Madrid, Spain for Force Friday at El Corte Ingles.
  • Star Garrison will be in Woodlands, TX for Force Friday at Toys R Us, in Mansfield, TX for Force Friday, in Plano, TX for Force Friday at Target, and in Pasadena, TX for Force Friday.
  • UK Garrison will be in Warrington, Oldbury, Chatham, and Cardiff for Force Friday at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM Thursday to 1:00 AM Friday, in London for Force Friday at Smyths Toys from 11:00 PM Thursday to 1:00 AM Friday and in Leeds for Force Friday at Smyths Toys from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

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