Book Review: ‘The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary’ by Pablo Hidalgo

January 2, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, DK, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary is yet another resource book from DK that dives deeper into the movie to help fans learn all the new names, aliens and equipment being added to our favorite fandom. There’s lots of info to check out in this latest release. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Book Review: ‘Canto Bight’

December 19, 2017 at 6:56 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

Star Wars: Canto Bight is a pretty loose tie-in to The Last Jedi considering the characters in the book don’t have any speaking lines in the movie, but it does have four enjoyable stories set in Canto Bight which helps with the world building. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘The Last Jedi’ Books from DK

December 15, 2017 at 9:06 am | Posted in Books, DK, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment

DK Books has four new releases today for The Last Jedi. Click here to check them out.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi:
The Visual Dictionary
Hardcover: $22.99

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary is the definitive guide to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, revealing the characters, creatures, droids, locations, and technology from the new film. Packed with 100+ images and information as penned by Star Wars scribe Pablo Hidalgo, it’s a must-have for all fans who want to go beyond the movie experience.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi:
Incredible Cross Sections
Hardcover: $22.99

This beautiful hardcover book reveals the inner workings of 13 key vehicles from Episode VIII of the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Each vehicle is shown as an intricately detailed, full-color cross-section artwork, complete with callouts to the important features of each ship. Clear, comprehensive text makes this an indispensable reference guide for the new craft in the Star Wars galaxy. Continue Reading New Releases: ‘The Last Jedi’ Books from DK…

New Release: ‘Canto Bight’

December 5, 2017 at 9:27 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Star Wars: Canto Bight is out today from Del Rey in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Click here to check out the official product page.

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Around the Web

December 1, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Episode VIII, Events, Movies, 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

  • StarWars.com has another excerpt from the upcoming Canto Bight novel.
  • Tastes Like Chicken by Kevin J. Anderson is out today and it’s the latest novel in his Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. series. You can read the first chapter for free here.
  • The manga for Lost Stars Vol. 1 is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Note this is an English translation.
  • Easton Press is putting out a leather bound volume of Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia. Fair warning, though, it has a steep price tag.
  • Studio Fun posted an interview with author Jason Fry covering some of his upcoming Star Wars books.
  • Star Wars: The Rebel Files Deluxe Edition by Daniel Wallace is out. Pre-orders are also up for just the hardcover version (July 2018).

Comic Book News

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Around the Web

November 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Del Rey, News, Random House, 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

  • StarWars.com revealed the final cover for Thrawn: Alliances which will be out next summer.

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Book Review: ‘From A Certain Point of View’

November 21, 2017 at 6:38 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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From A Certain Point of View is a large collection of short stories by a lot of different authors. However, that variety of stories and storytelling also leads to a variety of good and bad stories. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

November 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, 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

  • StarWars.com has an exclusive excerpt from Star Wars: Canto Bight which will be out December 5th.
  • Random House is offering a free Canto Bight pin for those who pre-order the book. Just follow the following link for details.
  • And there’s an update on the upcoming DK book Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. We now know the author – Landry Q. Walker. The release date is still set for April 3, 2018. Here’s the new description for the book via edelweiss.

The definitive guide to the vehicles from a galaxy far, far away…Learn all about your favorite Star Wars(TM) vehicles, from the A-wing to the Y-wing.

Don’t know your X-wing from your Y-wing? Not sure what type of craft Slave I is? Look no further than the Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles. From the swamps of Kashyyyk to the deserts of Jakku, from inner-city Coruscant to the vastness of hyperspace, this new Star Wars book will show you the right craft for the job. This handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information, guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end.

This encyclopedia features more than 200 weird and wonderful vehicles from the world of Star Wars, including ships and vehicles from the entire saga of movies as well as the television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels. One vehicle is explored in detail on each page, so there’s something new even for die-hard fans. All the technology behind the vehicles such as repulsorlift craft and hyperspeed is fully explored.

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Around the Web

October 27, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, News, Regular Feature, 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.

Art News

  • Comic Book Movie revealed three new promo posters for The Last Jedi.
  • And if you’ve got deep pockets and like original artwork, Dave Dorman’s C-3PO painting may or may not still be available.

Book News

  • Stormtroopers: Beyond the Armor came out this week. It’s available on Amazon.
  • If you’ve read From A Certain Point of View, Jason Fry has a nice write-up on his short story.

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NYCC 2017: ‘Thrawn Alliances’ and Panels

October 9, 2017 at 2:29 pm | Posted in Books, Conventions, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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NYCC had some nice reveals over the weekend including a new Thrawn book by Timothy Zahn.

THRAWN: ALLIANCES. In this new adventure, Grand Admiral Thrawn joins forces with the one and only DARTH VADER.

THRAWN: ALLIANCES will be out next summer, and is will be available for pre-order from all of your favorite booksellers in all your favorite formats within a few days.

And for those who missed out on the Star Wars panels, you can check them out on YouTube.

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Celebration Panel: From a Certain Point of View

Lucasfilm Publishing presents: Tales from a Galaxy, Far, Far Away!

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