New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #33’, ‘Star Wars #67’ & ‘TIE Fighter #3’

June 19, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.

Doctor Aphra #33

Writer: Si Spurrier
Artist: Wilton Santos
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover Artist: Paul Renaud (greatest moments variant)

“UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON” PART 2 – Counting the cost of her incorrigible thievery, sticky-fingered archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA is at the mercy of REBEL HIGH COMMAND. But things are about to get stickier. What’s the one thing every galactic treasure hunter knows for sure? EXES NEVER MARK THE SPOT.

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #33’, ‘Star Wars #67’ & ‘TIE Fighter #3’…

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June 14, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • Jedi: Fallen Order is getting a comic mini-series called Dark Temple. It will be set prior to the game. Mathew Rosenberg will be writing the comics and Paolo Villanelli will be handling the artwork. Follow the link to check out the full report from StarWars.com.

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim has revealed their dates. The con will run August 27 to 30, 2020, so they’re returning to their normal 4-day convention format. It will be at the Anaheim Convention Center and it will be run by ReedPOP again. Tickets go on sale June 21 at 9:00 AM PT. You can also check out ticket prices on the Star Wars Celebration website as they’ve already updated. Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘Vader – Dark Visions #5’ & ‘The Rebellion TPB’

June 12, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars comics out today. For collectors, there’s also reprints of Boba Fett #1 and Han Solo #1 with new covers.

Vader – Dark Visions #5 (of 5)

Writer: Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum
Artist: Geraldo Borges
Cover Artist: Greg Smallwood

NIGHTMARE ON THE OUTER RIM! A backwater jungle planet teeming with poisonous plants. The search for a device that can track the REBELS. A psychedelic nightmare triggered by the local flora — with a terror known as DARTH VADER!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Vader – Dark Visions #5’ & ‘The Rebellion TPB’…

New Release: ‘Alphabet Squadron’ by Alexander Freed

June 11, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. The first in a new trilogy focused on the soldiers in a post-Return of the Jedi galaxy. If you’re a fan of Twilight Company or the Old X-Wing books, this is one you won’t want to miss.

The first novel in a new trilogy starring veteran New Republic pilots!

On the verge of victory in a brutal war, five New Republic pilots transform from hunted to hunters in this epic Star Wars adventure. Set after Return of the Jedi, Alphabet Squadron follows a unique team, each flying a different class of starfighter as they struggle to end their war once and for all.

Check out the official product page for an excerpt and purchase links.

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June 7, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

  • Jon Waterhouse talks about writing for Star Wars Adventures #22 on StarWars.com.

Convention & Event News

D23 has revealed a look at their presentation schedule which includes a Disney+ event on Friday that will include The Mandalorian, and an event on Saturday for their upcoming blockbusters, including Star Wars. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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May 31, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, 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

  • Galaxy’s Edge opens today.
  • Denver Pop Culture Con is May 31 to June 2nd in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Daniel Abraham, Mark Brooks, Terry Brooks, Pierce Brown, Joe Corroney, Delilah S. Dawson, Ty Franck, Kevin Hearne, and George Takei.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘Dark Visions #4’ & ‘Star Wars #108’

May 29, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Vader – Dark Visions #4 (of 5)

Writer: Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum
Artist: Stephen Mooney
Cover Artist: Greg Smallwood
Variant Cover: Riccardo Federici

NEVER MESS WITH THE BEST! We all know DARTH VADER as THE EMPEROR’S iron fist, but as any rebel can tell you, he’s also a terror in a TIE Fighter. What does it feel like in that X-WING cockpit when you’re nose-to-nose with the EMPIRE’S deadliest pilot? Will you even live to tell the tale, hotshot?

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Original Marvel Years #108

Writer: Matthew Rosenberg
Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli, Luke Ross, Kerry Gammill, Andrea Broccardo & more!
Cover Artist: Walter Simonson
Variant Covers: Carmine Infantino (remastered variant, and virgin remastered variant), John Tyler Christopher, and Michael Golden

THE ALL-NEW NEXT ISSUE TO THE ORIGINAL MARVEL STAR WARS SERIES! A long time ago on a spinner rack far, far away…STAR WARS comics were a LOT different than they are now! With wild and intricately plotted storylines, MARVEL’s historic original run introduced an array of unique heroes and villains to play alongside GEORGE LUCAS’s incredibly popular science-fantasy characters. In celebration of MARVEL’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY, this Legends-era sequel to legendary comic book writer Archie Goodwin’s “Crimson Forever” reunites HAN SOLO, LUKE SKYWALKER, PRINCESS LEIA, CHEWBACCA, C-3PO and R2-D2 with JAXXON, AMAIZA FOXTRAIN, DOMINA TAGGE and VALANCE THE HUNTER in a galaxy-threatening, nostalgic roller coaster! STRAP YOURSELVES IN!

Details: 48 Pages, One-Shot, Rated T, $5.99

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May 24, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Del Rey, Disney, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Del Rey teases the characters in the upcoming Star Wars novel Alphabet Squadron.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

Marvel Star Wars Solicitations June 2019

May 23, 2019 at 6:39 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has revealed their comic solicitations for June 2019. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Doctor Aphra #35

Writer: Simon Spurrier
Artists: Wilton Santos, and Andrea Broccardo
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover: Greg Smallwood (greatest moments variant)

“UNSPEAKABLE REBEL SUPERWEAPON” PART IV – It’s time for DOCTOR APHRA to do what she does best: honor her commitments, help people in need, do the right thing. Hahaha, nope, the people she’s swindling won’t buy that either. Unlucky for them, she’s always two steps ahead. Unlucky for her, the steps lead directly to Coruscant, and into the arms of an old enemy…

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: August 21, 2019 Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations June 2019…

Vanity Fair’s ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Coverage

May 22, 2019 at 3:33 pm | Posted in Episode IX, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

People have been eagerly anticipating the Vanity Fair cover for The Rise of Skywalker, and it’s finally arrived with two versions and a slew of new set photos. There’s some nice tidbits hidden in their article, but interestingly enough they’re all in the captions for the pictures. Here’s the big takeaways.

  • The desert planet is Pasaana (not Tatooine, not Jakku).
  • The natives of Pasaana are the Aki-Aki (the tentacle face aliens).

Continue Reading Vanity Fair’s ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Coverage…

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