Podcasts in Review

October 4, 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. Awards Chatter Matthew McConaughey – ‘White Boy Rick’
  2. The Soundtrack Show Psycho: the Music (Part II)
  3. The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 347
  4. Comics With Kenobi Episode 80
  5. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 225

Honorable Mentions

  • Fangirls Going Rogue Priority Transmission #11 includes guest Ashley Eckstein.
  • Making Tracks Episode 11 includes interviews with Bill Kimberlin and Greg Hilderbrandt.
  • Radio Free Endor Season 2 Episode 34 includes Star Wars artist Jason W. Christman as a guest.
  • Rebel Force Radio Episode 9.14.2018 features an interview with Star Wars sculptor Lawrence Noble.

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Comic Reviews: ‘Doctor Aphra #24’, ‘Star Wars #54’, ‘Star Wars Adventures #14’

October 3, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Tales From Vader’s Castle #1’ & ‘Star Wars #55’

October 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel and IDW each have one new Star Wars release today.

Star Wars Adventures: Tales From Vader’s Castle #1 (of 5)

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Derek Charm, and Chris Fenoglio
Cover Artist: Francesco Francavilla

Tales from Vader’s Castle puts a spooky spin on your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away…

This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars universe and features Rebels stars Hear, Kanan, and Chopper; Obi-Wan Kenobi and Count Dooku; Han Solo and Chewbacca; the Ewoks; and of course, Darth Vader -all under the shadow of Vader’s Castle!

Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Derek Charm, Kelley Jones, Chris Fenoglio, Corin Howell, Robert Hack, and Charles Paul Wilson III!

Covers by Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla! Collect all five! Featuring your favorite Star Wars characters in classic spooky stories! Ask your retailer about the ultra-rare variant cover by Derek Charm!

Details: $3.99

Star Wars #55

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez
Variant Covers: Rod Reis (Galactic Icon Variant), and John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure Variant)

“HOPE DIES” PART 6. If anyone is to survive this disaster, sacrifice is needed…Who’s going to make it? If hope dies, what survives?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

October 3, 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 October 3 to 9th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 4

  • Timberline Garrison will be in Boise, ID for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light the Night at Cecil D. Andrus Park from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

October 5

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Raleigh, NC for A New Hope in Concert at Meymandi Concert Hall from October 5 to 7th.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Dickson, TN for the Dickson County Family YMCA Fall Kids Camp from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Mackay for Light the Night.
  • Star Garrison will be in Lubbock, TX for the Fineapple Nutrition Grand Opening from October 5 to 6th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Coventry for the Pancreatic Cancer Charity Fundraising Evening at Willenhall Social Club from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.

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Book Review: ‘Solo’ by Mur Lafferty

October 2, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Lately we’ve been getting a lot of Star Wars novelizations, and they can be hit and miss. But the Solo novelization by Mur Lafferty is most definitely a hit. She takes the time to fill in the gaps between the scenes and add additional content that makes this book a whole different read on the story. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Book Review: ‘Barren’ by Peter V. Brett

October 2, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Reviews | Leave a comment
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The adventures of the Demon Cycles series continues with a new novella by Peter V. Brett called Barren. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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