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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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Comic Review: ‘Seven to Eternity #3’

November 30, 2016 at 12:06 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Seven to Eternity #3 is the best comic I’ve read this year. At just three issues in, this series continues to impress and to raise the bar. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘The Unreasoning Beast’

November 30, 2016 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1954 continues with a one shot called The Unreasoning Beast which pulls out a fun little tale. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #25’

November 30, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #25 wraps up the arc for the last flight of the Harbinger but with mixed results. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Han Solo #5’

November 30, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Han Solo #5 brings the mini-series to an end with a pretty good finish. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Star Wars Annual #2’ & ‘Revenge of the Sith HC’

November 30, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars Annual #2

Writer: Kelly Thompson
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew, variant cover by Elsa Charretier

Princess Leia is on a top-secret dangerous mission that brings her to a planet that wants no part of the war against the Empire. But when an injury threatens to end her mission, can she inspire that rebel spirit in those who just want to keep their heads down? Writer Kelly Thompson (A-FORCE) and artist Emilio Laiso (GODS OF WAR) bring us an all-new tale of Alderaan’s last monarch in action!

Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith HC

Writer: Christopher Cerasi
Penciller: Doug Wheatley
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The Republic crumbles, an Empire is born, and a new evil rises in the official adaptation of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith! As the Clone Wars rage, the fate of a young Jedi takes a dramatic turn, and many of the biggest questions raised by the original trilogy are answered. When fearsome droid leader General Grievous sweeps into the Republic capital and kidnaps Chancellor Palpatine, two Jedi Knights lead the desperate rescue mission. But Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker will face far more than they bargained for, and their relationship will never be the same! Lightsabers clash, battles rage in space and armies go to war in a tale of sacrifice, treachery and loss. Collecting STAR WARS: EPISODE III — REVENGE OF THE SITH #1-4.

Details: 104 pages, Rated T, $24.99, oversized trim

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Marvel Star Wars Solicitations February 2017

November 24, 2016 at 10:28 am | 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 February 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Darth Maul #1 (of 5)

Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Rod Reis
Variant Covers: Rod Reis (sketch variant), Rafael Albuquerque (variant), Mark Brooks (variant), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Terry Dodson (Star Wars 40th Anniversary), animation variant cover and movie variant cover Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations February 2017…

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #25’, ‘Han Solo #5’ & ‘Darth Vader Vol. 4’

November 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases out today.

Star Wars #25

Writers: Jason Aaron and Chris Eliopoulos
Artists: Jorge Molina and Chris Eliopoulos
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato Jr., sketch cover variant by Mike Deodato Jr., and IG-88 action cover variant by John Tyler Christopher

Rebel crew vs. SCAR Troopers for the fate of the Harbinger! PLUS: An all-new Artoo-Deetoo adventure!

Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Han Solo #5 (of 5)

Writer: Marjorie Liu
Artist: Mark Brooks
Cover Artists: Kamome Shirahama (main cover), Kevin Wada (variant cover), Mike Del Mundo (Millennium Falcon cover), Joelle Jones (variant cover), Cameron Steward (variant cover)

This is it — the dramatic conclusion to the Dragon Void race! Will Han take the trophy? Or be left with the space junk? Our favorite scoundrel’s first miniseries comes to a photo finish!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 4 – End of Games TPB

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Penciller: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Juan Gimenez

Darth Vader has been secretly pursuing his own agenda, but now it is time for the End of Games. As Inspector Thanoth returns with some startling information, it seems that Vader may have passed his master’s tests. But even after finding favor in the eyes of the Emperor, the Dark Lord’s schemes may yet prove his undoing. While killer droids Triple-Zero and Beetee wreak havoc in their own homicidal adventure, the Empire’s dreadnought The Executor moves closer to launch. But Vader faces tumultuous battles with the cybernetic Cylo — and himself! Lost in visions of the Force, is he now more machine than man? Or can he fight his way back from the brink to see his missions and machinations finally come to fruition? The imperial march of the dark side reaches a crescendo! Collecting DARTH VADER #20-25.

Details: 152 pages, Rated T, $19.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #8’

November 16, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #8 delves into Agent Terrex’s backstory and puts Poe Dameron on the hunt for Snoke. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #6’

November 16, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Force Awakens comic adaptation wraps up with issue #6. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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