Book Review: ‘Thrawn Alliances’ by Timothy Zahn

July 29, 2018 at 6:48 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment
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Thrawn: Alliances does something no other Thrawn novel has ever done, it teams up Thrawn with Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader. With two different stories in two different eras, it delivers twice the adventure in one book. And let us not forget that Padmé is in this book, too. Click here for our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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IDW Star Wars Solicitations October 2018

July 29, 2018 at 6:13 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here are IDW’s Star Wars comic solicitations for October 2018.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2018

July 29, 2018 at 5:46 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for October 2018. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation #1 (of 5)

Writer: Robbie Thompson
Artist: Will Sliney
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Covers: Leonard Kirk, and Luke Ross Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2018…

Star Wars Episode IX Cast & Details

July 27, 2018 at 4:20 pm | Posted in Episode IX, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

StarWars.com has revealed the cast and some juicy details for Episode IX, including the return of major characters, confirmation of recent rumors, and some new faces joining the crowd. Click here to check out all the details.

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Around the Web

July 27, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • The Verge has an interview with Star Wars author Timothy Zahn covering his new book Thrawn: Alliances.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Fan Expo Boston is August 10 to 12. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman, Ken Lashley, Freddie Prinze Jr., Joe Quinones, Paul Reubens, Brent Spiner, Billy Dee Williams.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Dallas Fan Days is October 19 to 21st. Star Wars guests include Dave Dorman.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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Podcasts in Review

July 26, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 132 they talk Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Solo Blu-ray bonus features, and then they talk about Count Dooku for their main discussion. They go over his role in Attack of the Clones, and how he’s the Steven Seagal of Jedi. Fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A
Runtime: 1 hour 3 minutes
Audio Quality: Excellent
Editing: Excellent
Hosts: Jason, and Gabe
Rating: Fun

Coffee With Kenobi: Epsiode 134 is a live from SDCC episode as Dan talks about what the con has been like, he goes over the Solo Blu-ray details, talks with some of the people at Topps about Star Wars and the Topps trading cards. They don’t just talk Topps cards, however, as they do get into some interesting Star Wars conversations.

Podcast Network: Coffee With Kenobi
Runtime: 48 minutes
Audio Quality: Good
Editing: Excellent
Host: Dan
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New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #22’, ‘Double or Nothing #3’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #12’

July 25, 2018 at 6:34 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today, and IDW has one.

Doctor Aphra #22

Writer: Si Spurrier
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover: Rod Reis

STUCK IN A JUNKYARD JAIL AT WAR. IT CAN’T GET WORSE – RIGHT? I mean, unless you add a vengeful FORCE GHOST. And insane MURDERDROIDS. And a BOR BRAIN-LEECH. And a SENTIENT BIOHAZARD…Surely even rogue archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA can’t find a way to make things even worse. Wrong. Because her current beau and her ex are just about to meet…

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #22’, ‘Double or Nothing #3’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #12’…

Databurst From the 501st

July 25, 2018 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 events around the world from July 25 to 31st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 24

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Allendale, MI for the Mary Free Bed Wheelchair Sports Camp 2018 Dance.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Algoma, WI for Algoma Night Out at Algoma High from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

July 25

  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Eatontown, NJ at the Eatontown Public Library from 1:30 to 2:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Texarkana, TX for Star Wars Night with the Texarkana Twins.
  • UK Garrison will be in Paignton for the Paignton Carnival from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

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New Release: ‘Thrawn: Alliances’ by Timothy Zahn

July 24, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Click here to check out the official product page.

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SDCC 2018: New Star Wars Books and Comics

July 22, 2018 at 8:49 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, IDW, Marvel, News, SDCC, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Lots of new books and comics announced at San Diego Comic Con 2018, with the biggest news being Claudia Gray’s Master and Apprentice starring Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan, and E. K. Johnston’s Queen’s Shadow, a Padmé and handmaiden story. StarWars.com has all the details, comic covers, and some interviews for current releases. Click here to check it all out.

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