Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #23’

July 27, 2016 at 4:17 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Another one bites the dust as Darth Vader confronts Morit and gets one step closer to Cylo. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #21’

July 27, 2016 at 4:14 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #21 changes things up as the big heroes are left behind and a squad of Stormtroopers are pushed to the forefront. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘The Force Awakens #2’

July 27, 2016 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

The Force Awakens Adaptation #2 (of 5)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The saga continues! Desert scavenger Rey and ex-stormtrooper Finn are being pursued by the evil First Order! But can they escape Jakku in an old “hunk of junk” YT-1300 freighter? And what new threats will they find in a galaxy far, far away?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2016

July 25, 2016 at 5:09 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 October 2016. Here’s the Star Wars roundup.

Poe Dameron #7

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Terry Dodson

Agent Terex has sworn vengeance against Poe Dameron! But how does he always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing? Could there truly be a traitor in their midst?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: October 5, 2016 Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2016…

Around the Web

July 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, SDCC, 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

  • The artist for the Thrawn cover has been revealed and they have a nice behind-the-scenes look at some of the early concepts and alternate takes they did. Two Dots also designed some of the awesome looking Brazilian Star Wars covers such as Darth Plagueis.
  • Early copies of Ahsoka are out at SDCC.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #23’, ‘Star Wars #21’ and ‘Obi-Wan & Anakin TPB’

July 20, 2016 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #21

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: David Aja
Variant Covers: David Aja (B&W cover), John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

“The Last Flight of the Harbinger” STARTS NOW! Sgt. Kreel is back with an all-new squad of stormtroopers! Go inside the minds of an elite group of Imperial soldiers! Join incoming artist Jorge Molina for a walk on the dark side!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader #23

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist/Cover Artist: Salvador Larrocca
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

Vader vs. Morit on the shell of the Executor! DO YOU NEED MORE THAN THAT??? Fine: Cylo’s secret revealed!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Obi-Wan & Anakin TPB

Writer: Charles Soule
Penciller/Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

Before their military heroism in the Clone Wars, before their tragic battle on Mustafar and many decades before their final confrontation on the Death Star, they were Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his young Padawan, Anakin Skywalker. Now join them a few years into Anakin’s, “chosen one” training. Teacher and student have grown closer over time, but it’s been a difficult road. And things aren’t about to get any easier. In fact, when they’re called to a remote planet for assistance, the pair may be pushed to their breaking point. As they find themselves stranded on a strange world of primitive technology and deadly natives, will they be able to save themselves? When war breaks out around them, master and apprentice will find themselves on opposite sides! Collecting OBI-WAN AND ANAKIN #1-5.

Details: 112 pages, Rated T, $16.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘I Hate Fairyland #7’

July 20, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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If you’re looking for a funny comic, look no further. I Hate Fairyland #7 is as funny as ever as Gert tries a new scheme to escape Fairyland. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Lady Mechanika: The Lost Boys of West Abbey No. 2’

July 20, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Reviews, Steampunk | Leave a comment
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The Lost Boys of West Abbey No. 2 wraps up another great arc in the Lady Mechanika series. If you like steampunk, it’s worth checking out. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

July 15, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web. While Star Wars Celebration Europe kicks off today and is sure to bring lots of new news (be sure to watch the livestream), here’s the old news from this week.

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

For those who can’t make it to SWCE, you can check out the livestream. Here’s a link to the full schedule for it.

  • Star Wars Celebration Europe is July 15 to 17 in London, England. Star Wars authors include Adam Bray, Cole Horton, Kemp Remillard and Jason Fry.
  • ArmadilloCon is July 29 to 31 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
  • MidAmeriCon II is August 17 to 21 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, William Dietz, Rebecca MoestaMartha Wells and Walter Jon Williams.
  • Dodeca Con is September 16 to 18 in Columbia, MO. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
  • New York Comic Con is October 6 to 9 in New York City, NY. Star Wars guests include author Chuck Wendig, actress Carrie Fisher, artists Mark Brooks, Katie Cook, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule.
  • Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

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Comic Review: ‘Life and Death: Prometheus #2’

July 13, 2016 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | 1 Comment
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Life and Death continues with Prometheus #2. In this issue, we return to a familiar world and some familiar characters. It’s a nice twist for the series. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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