Around the Web

August 31, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Pablo Hidalgo covering his latest book Star Wars: Scum and Villainy.
  • Star Wars: Adventures in Wildspace are now available in audiobook format.
  • Random House has a book trailer for the Solo novelization teases some of the new content.

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Podcasts in Review

August 30, 2018 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. The Soundtrack Show Back to the Future, the Music (Part III)
  2. Comic Book Noob Black Manta
  3. Tarkin’s Top Shelf Episode 46
  4. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 222
  5. Hyperspace PodBlast Episode 79

Honorable Mentions

  • Canto Cast Episode 42 covers International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day which turned out to be surprisingly interesting

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New Releases: ‘Double or Nothing #4’, ‘Poe Dameron Annual #2’, ‘Star Wars Adventures #13’ & More

August 29, 2018 at 5:23 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 three.

Lando — Double or Nothing #4 (of 5)

Writer: Rodney Barnes
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Scott Forbes
Variant Cover: David Nakayama

THE GALAXY’S MOST DEBONAIR ROGUE! Having been freed from BATALLA and his warrior clan, LANDO now faces a host of new obstacles. Will he get past the STORMTROOPERS, find RYTHUS and get the arms to him and his people? Is all of this possible while wearing a cape? Will his mustache start a grooming trend? All will be answered in this issue!

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Databurst From the 501st

August 29, 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 August 29 to September 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 29

  • Alaskan Garrison will be in Palmer, AK for the Alaska State Fair Cosplay Day at the Alaska State Fair Grounds from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Shreveport, LA for the Last Chemo Celebration.
  • Central Garrison will be in South Dakota for Ian’s Thumbs Up Fund at Pizza Rev.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for the Make-A-Wish Wish Reveal at Opryland Hotel from 2:00 to 5:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Doncaster for the Rossington Traditional Village Fete at Memorial Hall from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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Around the Web

August 24, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, 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

Comic News

  • Star Wars cover artist John Tyler Christopher is offering an exclusive action figure variant cover for Jabba the Hutt which is also a wraparound cover. You can pre-order via his official site.

Convention & Event News

D23 Expo tickets are now on sale. D23 is August 23 to 25 in 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

  • 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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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations November 2018

August 23, 2018 at 6:11 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 November 2018. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars #56

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artists: Andrea Broccardo
Cover Artist: Jamal Campbell
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), and Rod Reis (galactic icon variant)

“THE ESCAPE” BEGINS! After the disaster of “HOPE DIES,” our heroes are on the run. Can they escape the patrols? No. They’re trapped on a distant world. Where have they been abandoned? How can they possibly survive?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
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Podcasts in Review

August 23, 2018 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. The Soundtrack Show Back to the Future, the Music (Part I)
  2. The Soundtrack Show Back to the Future, the Music (Part II)
  3. Blast Points Podcast Episode 136
  4. Full of Sith Episode CCLXXXI
  5. Talking Bay 94 Episode 14

Honorable Mentions

  • Comics With Kenobi Episode 74 – if you like Star Wars comics, this is a great podcast to check out and Episode 74 is a good one to start with.
  • Talking Bay 94 Episode 13 features an interesting interview with Gary Whitta covering his work in Rogue One and more

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New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #20’, ‘Doctor Aphra #23’ & ‘Star Wars Classic Newspaper Comics HC Vol 3’

August 22, 2018 at 12:02 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.

Darth Vader #20

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti

“FORTRESS VADER,” PART TWO! A thief faces the consequences for their crime. EMPEROR PALPATINE rewards DARTH VADER with three gifts. A thing, a choice and a voice.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Doctor Aphra #23

Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover: Rod Reis (Galactic Icon Variant)

GOOD NEWS: THE IMPERIALS HAVE ABANDONED ACCRESKER JAIL. BAD NEWS: FIRST THEY SHOT IT AT A REBEL PLANET. For unscrupulous inmate DOCTOR APHRA, accompanied by former flame SANA STARROS and current flame INSPECTOR TOLVAN…(NB: Awkward.)…chances to escape are dwindling fast. Good thing Aphra’s not distracted by an expensive relic, right? Oh, dear.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Classic Newspaper Comics HC Vol 3

Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artist: Al Williamson

The concluding volume that reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. The only edition includes each Sunday page title header and “bonus” panels in their meticulously restored original color.

Featuring nine key stories from Star Wars Legends written by Archie Goodwin and illustrated by Al Williamson. Included are “A New Beginning,” “Revenge of the Jedi,””Doom Mission,” and “The Final Trap,” among others in the complete newspaper strips from July 26, 1982 to March 11, 1984.

Details: 272 pages, $49.99

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Comic Reviews: ‘Beckett #1’, ‘Darth Vader #19’, ‘Poe Dameron #30’, ‘Star Wars #52’ & ‘The Last Jedi #5’

August 22, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on Star Wars comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

August 22, 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 August 22 to 28th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 22

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Sylvan Lake, AB for the Scouts Day Family Training Event.
  • Central Garrison will be in Nebraska City, NE for the Applejack Parade.

August 23

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Falls Church, VA for Inova Children’s Hospital from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.

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