Around the Web

February 24, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Marvel, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Chuck Wendig covering his latest novel Aftermath: Empire’s End.
  • E. K. Johnston‘s Ahsoka novel will be getting a paperback release on October 3, 2017. No details on the dimensions but it will be 400 pages.
  • New details are also now available on Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero by Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, Tom Palmer and Laura Martin.

Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero

On Sale Date: May 30, 2017
Details: $10.99, Hardcover, Ages 6 to 8, Disney Lucasfilm Press, 48 pages

Blast into hyperspace and relive Luke Skywalker’s exciting adventure as he goes from being a farm boy on the dusty desert planet of Tatooine to the rebel pilot and hero who destroys the Empire’s most powerful weapon–the Death Star!

Star Wars: The Rise of a Hero reunites legendary Star Wars comic book creators Louise Simonsson, Walter Simonsson, and Tom Palmer, along with Laura Martin, they deliver an all-new, action-packed retelling of A New Hope just in time to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of that landmark science fantasy epic.

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations May 2017

February 23, 2017 at 6:08 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 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Rogue One #2 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Covers: Jon McCoy and Kris Anka Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations May 2017…

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #11’

February 22, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #11 continues the pursuit of Poe Dameron as Agent Terex mobilizes his pirate fleet in a gambit to take out the entire Resistance. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #4’

February 15, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #4 is packed with action as they fight their way off Yavin and into the ruins of the Ordu Aspectu. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Poe Dameron #11’

February 15, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

Poe Dameron #11

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Covers: Reilly Brown (variant), Michael Walsh (Star Wars 40th Anniversary)

Things are heating up for Poe Dameron and super-spymaster C-3PO! The First Order is on their tail…and Terex’s evil cronies as well. Not to mention… Who’s feeding information to the First Order in the first place?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

February 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic Book News

  • Marvel’s next Star Wars crossover will be The Screaming Citadel. The five issue mini-series will put Luke Skywalker and Doctor Aphra together with Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen handling the writing. The series will kick off in May with a one shot and will alternate between series just like Vader Down. StarWars.com has more details and an interview with the writers.

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Comic Review: ‘Darth Maul #1’

February 8, 2017 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Maul #1 launches a new mini-series for Marvel. But can this Maul adventure hold up with those that have come before? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #28’

February 8, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Yoda travels into the dark to learn new secrets. But what will his new teacher show him? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #4,’ ‘The Empire Vol 3,’ & ‘Darth Vader Vol 2’

February 8, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.

Doctor Aphra #4

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Kamome Shirahama
Variant Cover: Pepe Larraz (Star Wars 40th Anniversary)

Aphra’s father has led her straight into danger – of course. Her business on Yavin 4 concluded, Aphra journeys off…in search of one of the most powerful weapons imaginable!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #4,’ ‘The Empire Vol 3,’ & ‘Darth Vader Vol 2’…

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #28’ and ‘Darth Maul #1’

February 1, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel doubles down today with two new Star Wars releases.

Star Wars #28

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Stuart Immonen
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Meghan Hetrick (Star Wars 40th Anniversary)

Master Yoda finds himself overpowered and captured! Imprisoned within the caves, the master must become a student once more. Plus…Ben and Luke feel the ripples of the Jedi Master’s tale!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

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

Bred on hate, fear, and anger…steeped in the ways of darkness…and trained to kill. Darth Maul’s time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows, but at last we will reveal his tale of revenge. From writer Cullen Bunn (DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, WOLVERINE) and artist Luke Ross (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, HERCULES) comes a tale of rage unleashed as Darth Maul prepares for his first encounter with the Jedi.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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