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January 13, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

  • EW has a first look at the upcoming Rogue One comic adaptation that Marvel will be doing as well as an interview with the writer, Jody Houser. Emilio Laiso will be handling the interior art. Thankfully, it sounds like this adaptation will be adding lots of new stuff unlike The Force Awakens adaptation.

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Book Review: ‘Little Heaven’ by Nick Cutter

January 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, horror, Reviews | Leave a comment

Nick Cutter is back and this action/adventure/horror novel is a delight to behold. Three mercenaries, monsters in the woods, the nostalgia of the 60’s and 80’s combined with a Stephen King vibe make this a great read. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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January 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Adventures in Wild Space: The Snare and The Nest came out this week in the US. Note this is a reprinting of the first and second book in the UK book series. Book 3 will be out in April and book 4 will be out in August.
  • If you’d like to get a signed copy of Paul S. Kemp‘s next book A Conversation in Blood, Paul is offering them with details on his website.
  • Kevin Hearne dropped some book news that he has an upcoming Iron Druid Chronicles anthology set for July called Besieged. In his words “it’s essentially book 8.5,” and it’s up for pre-order. He’s got the links here. Kevin will have another story in the anthology Urban Enemies which will be out in August. Then in October A Plauge of Giants will be out, the first in his new trilogy.
  • Author Kevin J. Anderson is also doing a Reddit AMA today.

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December 30, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • Dave Dorman has been posted some cool images from Rogue One, plus a variant cover for Doctor Aphra.

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Podcasts in Review

December 29, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Interview, Movies, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review. Lots of Rogue One discussion episodes, some better than others.

Assembly of Geeks: Rogue One Reviews starts with some discussion on Gotham City Sirens and a Deadshot movie, then they move into their reviews of Rogue One with guest Dan Zehr (Coffee With Kenobi). While there’s no love for Bor Gullet or Saw, they do discuss the things they liked as well as the things they didn’t like, what they wanted, the CGI, possible plot holes and ranking it.

Bantha Fodder: Episode 15 is a Christmas special as they do their own version of “Twas A Night Before Christmas” but Rogue One themed. Worth a listen.

Bombad Radio: Episode 264 features James, Jeremiah, Jason and author Adam Bray as they talk Rogue One including expectations, the things they liked, disliked and listener feedback. Good episode. Note there’s more listener reviews at the end of the episode so when the main discussion ends and you hear someone else speaking, that’s what’s going on. It threw me off guard at first as I though maybe a different podcast had started playing, but it’s just a listener review. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Podcasts in Review

December 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blabba the Hutt: Episode 30 starts pre-Rogue One and without Kate as they talk in the pub before the movie, then it cuts to Jamie in the car on the ride home as he provides his reactions after having seen it twice. Spoiler free.

Blast Points: Episode 53 is their pre-Rogue One episode as they talk Beezer Fortuna, Wheezer, 8 foot tall Snoke puppet, the Rogue One red carpet premiere, Crystal Skull, Rogue One plans, and they ponder how intelligent the wampa on Hoth was. Nice episode with no spoilers.

Blast Points: Episode 54 kicks off with the jokes as they begin their Rogue One episode and the Star Wars love. They touch on the idea of Rogue One being the core of a new trilogy bookended by Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, they talk about how the film reflects the aesthetic shifts as it goes from a ROTS feel to ANH feel by the end of the film, they cover the music, a lot of scene-by-scene discussion, the locations, the characters, Vader becoming Dracula and much more. Lots of humor and lots of fun make this the best Rogue One discussion I’ve listened to so far. I making this one my pick of the week. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Release: ‘Rogue One’ by Alexander Freed

December 20, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
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The Rogue One novelization by Alexander Freed is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats.

Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material.

As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome.

If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy stand any chance, it lies with an unlikely band of allies: Jyn Erso, a resourceful young woman seeking vengeance; Cassian Andor, a war-weary rebel commander; Bodhi Rook, a defector from the Empire’s military; Chirrut Îmwe, a blind holy man and his crack-shot companion, Baze Malbus; and K-2SO, a deadly Imperial droid turned against its former masters. In their hands rests the new hope that could turn the tide toward a crucial Rebellion victory—if only they can capture the plans to the Empire’s new weapon.

But even as they race toward their dangerous goal, the specter of their ultimate enemy—a monstrous world unto itself—darkens the skies. Waiting to herald the Empire’s brutal reign with a burst of annihilation worthy of its dreaded name: Death Star.

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Book Review: ‘The Hall of Heroes’ by John Jackson Miller

December 13, 2016 at 6:48 pm | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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The Hall of Heroes wraps up the Star Trek: Prey trilogy by John Jackson Miller, and earns in a place on the to read shelf. If you haven’t checked this one out, be sure to give it a try. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

December 9, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Penguin Random House is doing a special Star Wars giveaway contest for the holidays with tons of goodies for the winners. Click here to enter.
  • The next Star Wars Insider short fiction piece will be by Mur Lafferty and called “Voices of the Empire.” It ties in with Catalyst and Rogue One and will feature artwork by Jason Chan. The story is about a reporter for the Holo Net News named Calliope Drouth who runs into Orson Krennic. Del Rey has a sneak peak on their Facebook page.
  • Edelweiss has a new entry that looks promising.

Star Wars – On the Front Lines by Daniel Wallace
Release Date: July 18, 2017
Details: $50.00, Hardcover, Titan Books, 128 pages, 10.3 in H | 13.5 in W | 1.3 lb

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the Front Lines chronicles the tactics, weapons, and armor used in pivotal battles along with profiling acts of valor achieved during the campaign. By focusing on elements of the battles that occurred “off screen,” this collection brings the struggles faced by ground soldiers and starfighter pilots to life like never before and places the reader on the battle lines.

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December 2, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • James Luceno’s Catalyst has hit #10 on The New York Times Best Sellers List for Hardcover Fiction.
  • Here’s an interesting one, Bloodline is getting an export edition which is available at airport toll-free zones.
  • Author Kevin Hearne is offering 20% off his signed books up until December 15th. Just use the promo code SHENANIGANS. Click here to check them out.

Comic News

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