Podcasts in Review

February 28, 2019 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 159
  2. The Sandcrawler Episode 68
  3. Blast Points Podcast Episode 160
  4. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 239
  5. The Sandcrawler Episode 69

Honorable Mentions

  • Adolescence After Alderaan Special: Anniversary Episode celebrates their first year anniversary (congratulations!).
  • Coffee With Kenobi Episode 166 includes an interview with Star Wars Celebration artist Joe Corroney.
  • Fangirls Going Rogue Priority Transmission #12 includes an interview with Star Wars Resistance voice actress Suzie McGrath (Tam).

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Comic Reviews: ‘Doctor Aphra #28’, ‘Imperial Cadet #4’, ‘Solo #4’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #17’

February 27, 2019 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: ‘Doctor Aphra #29’ and ‘Star Wars Omnibus HC’

February 27, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #29

Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Covers: Kevin Nowlan (greatest hits variant)

“WORST AMONG EQUALS” PART 4 – Rogue archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA continues her race against time – and total bodily explosion – with only professional murder droid TRIPLE-ZERO for company. Facing firing squads, harpoon-flinging reptiles and – worst of all – really bad traffic, they have no idea they’re being watched by the deadliest Imperial threat of all: The Coalition for Progress! Face the unmitigated terror of the EMPIRE’S public relations division…

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars By Jason Aaron Omnibus HC

Writers: Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen, Kelly Thompson, and Jason Latour
Pencillers: John Cassaday, Simone Bianchi, Stuart Immonen, Mike Deodato Jr., Mike Mayhew, Leinil Francis Yu, Jorge Molina, Salvador Larroca, Andrea Sorrentino, Marco Checchetto, Andrea Broccardo, Angel Unzueta, Emilio Laiso, and Michael Walsh
Cover Artist: John Cassaday

When Star Wars returned to Marvel, Jason Aaron was the ideal candidate to steer the rebels into all-new adventures! Now Aaron’s entire saga is collected in full! The Death Star has been destroyed — but the Empire isn’t toppled yet! Join Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 as they continue the fight for freedom against Darth Vader! Luke battles Boba Fett! A woman from Han Solo’s past returns! The Dark Lord crash-lands — but you can’t keep Vader down for long! And the roguish Doctor Aphra lures Luke to the Screaming Citadel! Plus, the deadly stormtroopers of Scar Squadron — and hidden tales from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #1-37, STAR WARS: VADER DOWN, DARTH VADER (2015) #13-15, STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL, STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #7-8 and STAR WARS ANNUAL (2015) #1-3.

Details: 1296 pages, Rated T, $125.00
ISBN: 978-1-302-91537-7

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Databurst From the 501st

February 27, 2019 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 February 27 to March 5th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 27

  • Czech Garrison will be in Prague, Czech Republic for Future Gate from February 27 to March 3rd.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Bethesda, MD for Children’s Inn Comicon from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Arlington, TX for Butler Dads Club at the UTA Planetarium.

February 28

  • Star Garrison will be in Crowley, TX for Bess Race Comicon, and in Royse City, TX for the Spring Book Fair.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet.

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Max Reebo Pick of the Week: “Number with No Name”

February 25, 2019 at 7:25 am | Posted in Max Reebo Pick of the Week, Music, Regular Feature | Leave a comment

Max Reebo’s pick this week is “Number with No Name” by Ben Harper and Relentless7 from their album White Lies for Dark Times.

Relentless7 was formed in 2008 by singer and guitarist Ben Harper with Jason Mozersky on guitar, Jesse Ingalls on bass and Jordan Richardson on drums. Their first album White Lies for Dark Times was released in 2009. Outside of Relentless7, Ben Harper has done several albums, sometimes by himself and others with different backing bands.

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Around the Web

February 22, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Convention & Event News

For those going to Star Wars Celebration Chicago, they’ve announced that Monday will be The Phantom Menace 20th Anniversary on the Celebration Stage. They’ve also announced more guests: Billy Dee Williams, Freddie Prinze Jr., Alan Tudyk, Taylor Gray, Michael Culver, Julian Glover, John Morton, and Anthony Forest.

  • Pensacon is February 22 to 24 in Pensacola, FL. Star Wars guests include Julian Glover, Claudia Gray, Taylor Gray, Bill Hargreaves, Alan Harris, Guy Henry, Cathy Munroe, Clive Revill, Felix Silla, Jim Swearingen, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo is March 2 to 3 in Parkersburg, WV. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • MidSouthCon 37 is March 15 to 17 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • FantaSci is March 22 to 24 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn.
  • 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.
  • ConGlomeration is April 19 to 21 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations May 2019

February 21, 2019 at 5:26 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 May 2019. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars #108

Writer: Matthew Rosenberg
Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli, Luke Ross, Kerry Gammill, Andrea Broccardo & more!
Cover Artist: Walter Simonson
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Podcasts in Review

February 21, 2019 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. Lords of the Sith Podcast Episode 17
  2. What The Force? Interview with Claudia Gray
  3. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 238
  4. The Geek Supreme The Geek Oscars (or The Goscars)
  5. Star Wars 7×7 Episode 1686

Honorable Mentions

  • Star Wars Core World News Episode 51 includes an interview with George Krstic, writer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
  • Talking Bay 94 Episode 30 features an interview with Michael Carter (Bib Fortuna).
  • Coffee With Kenobi Episode 165 includes an interview with Christopher Sean who voices Kaz on Star Wars Resistance.

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Comic Reviews: ‘Age of Republic Special #1’, ‘Anakin Skywalker #1’, ‘Count Dooku #1’ & More

February 20, 2019 at 12:02 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.

New Releases: ‘Star Wars Adventures #18’ & ‘Solo #5’

February 20, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Two new Star Wars releases today, one from IDW and one from Marvel.

Star Wars Adventures #18

Writers: Delilah S. Dawson, and Michael Moreci
Artists: Derek Charm, and Arianna Florean
Cover Artists: Nicoletta Baldari, and Arianna Florean

Padmé Amidala joins Jar Jar Binks on a quest to recover a legendary Gungan artifact. Uh oh! This one is going to be very messy! Plus, Gannis Ducain details his time with the Millennium Falcon!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99

Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation #5 (of 7)

Writer: Robbie Thompson
Artist: Will Sliney
Cover: Phil Noto
Variant Covers: Scott Forbes

THE KESSEL RUN! – HAN and his crew pulled off an impossible heist…but will the EMPIRE stop them before their stolen unrefined coaxium explodes? Or will a monster waiting in the Maw prevent them making the Kessel Run in under twelve parsecs?!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

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