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September 16, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Audiobooks, Blu-ray, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

World Fantasy Con announced that author Martha Wells will be the toastmaster at next year’s convention in San Antonio, TX. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Comic Review: ‘Black Science #24’

September 14, 2016 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Image, Reviews, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Black Science #24 is out today from Image. This issue goes from witches to gangsters and the unlucky scientist Grant McKay makes one bad decision on top of another. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘The Force Awakens #4’

September 14, 2016 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Force Awakens #4 is out today from Marvel.

The Force Awakens Adaptation #4 (of 6)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Del Mundo

Rey, Finn, Han and Chewie have reached Maz Kanata’s castle…but the Force is calling Rey to Luke’s lightsaber! Meanwhile, our heroes have been discovered! The First Order strikes!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #6’

September 14, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #6 knocks out a solid issue as Poe Dameron and company finish dealing with the convicts on Megalox Beta and find their way off planet and home free. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

September 9, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • For John Jackson Miller fans, John talked some about his upcoming Star Trek trilogy Star Trek: Prey in his latest website post. You can also find a link there to get a signed copy of the first book, Hell’s Heart, for just $9.
  • The cover for Planet of the Apes: Tales From the Forbidden Zone has been revealed. This anthology by Titan Publishing will be out in January 2017 and will features authors such as Kevin J. Anderson, Greg Cox, Greg Keyes, and John Jackson Miller.
  • Martha Wells‘ next book The Harbors of the Sun is now up for pre-order. She has a list of pre-order links as well as a look at the cover over on her site.

Comic News

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Comic Review: ‘Han Solo #3’

September 7, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Han Solo #3 kicks back into action as the race goes on. But their next stop brings back a familiar face, and another unexpected challenge. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Poe Dameron #6’ and TPB’s

September 7, 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 today.

Poe Dameron #6

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike Mayhew

Poe and Agent Terex are in a race…to break out of jail! But with Black Squadron surrounded by deadly inmates…Their only hope is BB-8?!?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones HC

Writers: Jonathan Hales and Henry Gilroy
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The official adaptation of the crucial second chapter in the Star Wars saga! The Republic is under threat, with thousands of solar systems joining the separatist movement led by the mysterious Count Dooku. The few remaining Jedi Knights struggle to maintain peace and order in the galaxy. As the Galactic Senate considers raising a clone army, Senator Amidala — the former queen of Naboo — comes under attack. Someone must protect her — and Obi-Wan Kenobi and his apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, take on the fateful mission. As old favorites like Yoda and new ones like Jango Fett play their parts, destiny takes hold — in a tale of forbidden love, a young Jedi finding his true path and an old threat rising from the shadows once again. Collecting STAR WARS: EPISODE II — ATTACK OF THE CLONES #1-4.

Details: 152 pages, Rated T, $24.99, oversized

Star Wars Vol. 1 HC

Writer: Jason Aaron
Pencillers: John Cassaday, Simone Bianchi and Stuart Immonen
Cover Artist: John Cassaday and Stuart Immonen

The greatest space saga of all returns to Marvel! The ragtag Rebel Alliance has just destroyed the massive Death Star — but the Galactic Empire is not toppled yet! Join Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 as they continue the fight for freedom against Darth Vader and his evil master, the Emperor! But when a rebel assault goes wrong, Luke comes face-to-face with the Dark Lord himself! The young Jedi’s quest to learn more about the ancient order will lead to an uncanny encounter with Boba Fett and land him in the middle of the Arena of Death. Meanwhile, Han and Leia face a mysterious woman from the charming smuggler’s past — one with a very personal grudge! Plus: Discover a secret chapter of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s story! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #1-12.

Details: 288 pages, Rated T, $34.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

September 2, 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, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • There is an auction on Ebay for an unpublished Star Wars novel that they claim was suppose to be the first Expanded Universe novel. Is it legit? For $15,000 I would hope so.
  • The Thrawn Trilogy will be getting new covers on September 27 done by Rich Kelly. If you’re trying to order these online, be careful as the ISBN’s are the same as the old ones.

New cover for Heir to the Empire Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘Han Solo #3’ and ‘Shattered Empire HC’

August 31, 2016 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars: Han Solo #3 (of 5)

Writer: Marjorie Liu
Artist: Mark Brooks
Cover Artist: Lee Bermego

As The Dragon Void race gets more intense…Han’s rebel mission gets more deadly! Can theFalcon hold up to one of the most intense flights of its career? What’s worse for Han…failing Leia? Or losing a race?

Details: 32 pages, Rate T, $3.99

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire HC

Writers: Greg Rucka and James Robinson
Pencillers: Marco Checchetto and Tony Harris
Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

For the first time in the new Star Wars canon, journey with us into the time after the end of Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi! Writer Greg Rucka (PUNISHER, WOLVERINE, Gotham Central) and artist Marco Checchetto (AVENGERS WORLD, PUNISHER) take us past the destruction of the second Death Star — and into the chaos of a Shattered Empire. It’s the explosive lead-in to this winter’s blockbuster big-screen Star Wars revival, and everything you need to know is right here! Plus, follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid as he Journeys to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T+, $24.99, oversized

Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #3’

August 31, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Force Awakens #3 comic adaptation steps things up with a new artist. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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