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December 28, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

Convention & Event News

The theme for Celebration’s diorama workshop has been revealed – The Battle of Scarif.

  • Star Trek: The Cruise III is January 4 to 10 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jason Isaacs, and Brent Spiner.
  • Wizard World New Orleans is January 4 to 6 in New Orleans, LA. Star Wars guests include Mads Mikkelsen.
  • Ace Comic Con is January 11 to 13 in Glendale, AZ. Star Wars guests include David Tenant.
  • Albuquerque Comic Con is January 18 to 20 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Michael Bell, Michael Carter, Howard Chaykin, Mark Dodson, Peter Mayhew, Femi Taylor, and Keone Young.
  • STCE’s Comic Con is January 26 to 27 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Greg Baldwin, Grant Gould, and Ray Park.
  • Pasadena Comic Convention & Toy Show is January 27 in Pasadena, CA. Star Wars guests include Julie Dolan, and Kevin Thompson.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

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IDW Star Wars Solicitations March 2019

December 27, 2018 at 5:51 pm | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

IDW has revealed their comic solicitations for March 2019. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars Adventures #20

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Derek Charm
Cover Artists: Derek Charm (Cover A), Valentia Pinto (Cover RI)

During the Clone Wars, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Master Yoda undertake an urgent mission,where Anakin’s rebellious nature could spell trouble for the Republic. The final issue of three set during the prequel films! The Original Trilogy gets the spotlight starting next issue!

Details: FC, 32 pages, $3.99

Star Wars Adventures: Tales from Vader’s Castle

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artists: Derek Charm, Chris Fenoglio, Kelley Jones, Corin Howell, Robert Hack, and Charles Paul Wilson III
Cover Artist: Francesco Francavilla

How do a band of rebels distract themselves when sneaking into the creepiest place in the galaxy? Tell scary stories of course! Follow Lina Graf, Crater, and friends as they sneak—and fight—their way into the terrifying castle of Darth Vader! Along the way, they’ll trade spooky stories featuring the most terrifying villains and creatures in the universe! Advance solicited for May release! Your favorite characters like Obi-Wan, Han and Chewie, Hera Syndulla, and the Ewoks face classic creeps like ghosts, monsters, witches and more… all with a singular Star Wars twist!

Details: TPB, FC, $12.99, 120 pages, 6” x 9”, ISBN: 978-1-68405-407-7

Star Wars Adventures Treasury Edition—Prequel Trilogy

Writers/Artists: Various
Cover Artist: Elsa Charretier

Revisit your favorite Star Wars Adventures stories in a giant-sized format fit for a Wookiee! Join Anakin Skywalker, Padmé Amidala, and Obi-Wan Kenobi on their exploits during the Prequel Trilogy! The first of three treasury editions, one celebrating each Star Wars trilogy!

Details: FC, 64 pages, $9.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

December 27, 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. Marc Godsiff’s Movie Club Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice
  2. Marc Godsiff’s Movie Club The Shining
  3. Marc Godsiff’s Movie Club The Terminator and T2: Judgement Day
  4. ForceCenter Episode 146
  5. Radio Free Endor Krampus Comes to Endor

Honorable Mentions

  • Coffee With Kenobi Episode 157 features James Arnold Taylor
  • Wookiee Radio Episode 94 fun end of year show featuring the Smuggler’s Alliance (me, John Tyler Christopher and Jeremy)

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December 21, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Darth Vader comic writer Charles Soule covering the end of the series.

Convention & Event News

Warwick Davis will be returning to Star Wars Celebration as a stage host. He’ll be joining Amy Ratcliffe, David Collins, Mark Newbold, and Gus Lopez. One other matter of note, parking passes are now on sale. And they are not cheap.

  • LemiCon is December 22 in Houten, Netherlands. Star Wars guests include Clem So.
  • Star Trek: The Cruise III is January 4 to 10 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jason Isaacs, and Brent Spiner.
  • Wizard World New Orleans is January 4 to 6 in New Orleans, LA. Star Wars guests include Mads Mikkelsen.
  • Ace Comic Con is January 11 to 13 in Glendale, AZ. Star Wars guests include David Tenant.
  • Albuquerque Comic Con is January 18 to 20 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Michael Bell, Michael Carter, Howard Chaykin, Mark Dodson, Peter Mayhew, Femi Taylor, and Keone Young.
  • STCE’s Comic Con is January 26 to 27 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Greg Baldwin, Grant Gould, and Ray Park.
  • Pasadena Comic Convention & Toy Show is January 27 in Pasadena, CA. Star Wars guests include Julie Dolan, and Kevin Thompson.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations March 2019

December 20, 2018 at 6:28 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 March 2019. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Age of Republic – Padme Amidala #1

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Cory Smith
Cover Artist: Paolo Rivera
Variant Cover: Mike McKone (puzzle piece variant)

A DESPERATE DIPLOMATIC MISSION FOR SENATOR AMIDALA! PADMÉ sets out in secret to try to bring a neutral world into the Republic fold. Is this a genuine offer of alliance, or another trap for the outspoken Senator? And will rejecting the help of the JEDI be a deadly mistake?

Details: 32 Pages, One Shot, Rated T, $3.99
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Podcasts in Review

December 20, 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. Blast Points Podcast Episode 152
  2. ForceCenter Episode 147
  3. Disney Vault Talk Monsters Inc.
  4. What the Force? Meta Music: The Composer’s Director
  5. Kanata’s Castle Episode 46

Honorable Mentions

  • If you’re looking for a Christmas themed episode to put you in the mood for the holidays, there’s Pods & Ends: Episode 3
  • If you’re looking for fun, try The Deucecast Movie Show Episode 358 or The Geek Supreme Merry Mandalorian on the Shelf

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New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #25’, ‘Solo #3’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #16’

December 19, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Darth Vader series comes to another close with Darth Vader #25, and Solo #3 and Star Wars Adventures #16 are also out today.

Darth Vader #25

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artists: Elia Bonetti and Giuseppe Camuncoli
Variant Covers: Gabriele Dell’Otto, and Rod Reis (Galactic Variant)

FORTRESS VADER: FINALE! The FORTRESS is complete. The door will be opened. VADER finds everything he has ever desired. THE DARK LORD gets everything he deserves.

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Comic Reviews: ‘Darth Maul #1’, ‘Doctor Aphra #27’, ‘Imperial Cadet #2’, ‘Qui-Gon #1’ & ‘Star Wars #58’

December 19, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

December 19, 2018 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from December 19 to 25th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 19

  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for Lucas Toy Chest at Children’s National Health System from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for the Make-A-Wish Christmas Breakfast.

December 21

  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Tucson, AZ for Reid Park Zoo Lights from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Hungarian Garrison will be in Eger for Cinema Agria from 4:00 to 6:30 PM, and in Eger for Urania Mozi from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

December 22

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary for the Heebee Jeebee’s concert from December 22 to 23rd.
  • Central Garrison will be in Lincoln, NE for the Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Hyvee.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Macy’s Theatre of Lights at the Old Sacramento Waterfront from 3:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Toowoomba for Christmas Wonderland.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Moody Gardens Festival of Lights for the Salvation Army Bell Ringing, and at the 2nd Annual Twas the Night Before Star Wars.
  • UK Garrison will be in Worksop for H4H Fundraising at the Priory Center from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

December 24

  • Old Line Garrison will be in Gwynne Oak, MD for A Special Christmas Eve.

Next Databurst…December 26th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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Around the Web

December 14, 2018 at 8:52 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Holiday Matsuri is December 14 to 16 in Orlando, FL. Star Wars guests include Jennifer Hale.
  • LemiCon is December 22 in Houten, Netherlands. Star Wars guests include Clem So.
  • Star Trek: The Cruise III is January 4 to 10 in Miami, FL. Star Wars guests include Jason Isaacs, and Brent Spiner.
  • Wizard World New Orleans is January 4 to 6 in New Orleans, LA. Star Wars guests include Mads Mikkelsen.
  • Ace Comic Con is January 11 to 13 in Glendale, AZ. Star Wars guests include David Tenant.
  • Albuquerque Comic Con is January 18 to 20 in Albuquerque, NM. Star Wars guests include Michael Bell, Michael Carter, Howard Chaykin, Mark Dodson, Peter Mayhew, Femi Taylor, and Keone Young.
  • STCE’s Comic Con is January 26 to 27 in Laredo, TX. Star Wars guests include Greg Baldwin, Grant Gould, and Ray Park.
  • Pasadena Comic Convention & Toy Show is January 27 in Pasadena, CA. Star Wars guests include Julie Dolan, and Kevin Thompson.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

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