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September 13, 2019 at 12:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, 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

  • Pre-orders are up for The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Limited Edition. This deluxe hardcover edition features a slipcase.

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • Here’s the latest episode of Star Wars Rollout.

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Around the Web

September 6, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, 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.

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Fandom News

  • Here’s the latest episode of Star Wars Rollout.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘Dark Temple #1’ and ‘Star Wars #71’

September 4, 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.

Jedi: Fallen Order – Dark Temple #1

Writer: Matthew Rosenberg
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN’T UNDERSTAND – A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES! Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order™ the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars™ title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA on their most dangerous mission yet. The Jedi Council has sent them to the remote planet Ontotho to oversee the peaceful excavation of a mysterious temple that has been uncovered. But they will come to find that what surrounds the temple may be even more dangerous than the mysteries within it. Clandestine local resistance forces and ruthless corporate security troops in a war for the fate of Ontotho – and the Jedi are caught in the middle!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Dark Temple #1’ and ‘Star Wars #71’…

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August 30, 2019 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 & Collectibles, trailers | 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 author Delilah S. Dawson going over her latest book Black Spire.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Releases: ‘General Hux #1’, ‘Poe Dameron #1’, ‘Galaxy’s Edge #5’ & ‘Vader – Dark Visions TPB’

August 28, 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 four new Star Wars releases today.

Age of Resistance – General Hux #1

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Leonard Kirk
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike McKone (puzzle piece variant)

MAROONED! GENERAL HUX and KYLO REN crash-land on a far-off planet. With no hope of rescue, the two are forced to work together to survive. But can they survive each other?

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘General Hux #1’, ‘Poe Dameron #1’, ‘Galaxy’s Edge #5’ & ‘Vader – Dark Visions TPB’…

New Release and Review: ‘Black Spire’ by Delilah S. Dawson

August 27, 2019 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Black Spire by Delilah S. Dawson is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats.

Walk the ancient streets, meet the colorful characters, and uncover the secret history of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the new expansion to the Disney Parks experience!

After devastating losses at the hands of the First Order, General Leia Organa has dispatched her agents across the galaxy in search of allies, sanctuary, and firepower—and her top spy, Vi Moradi, may have just found all three, on a secluded world at the galaxy’s edge.

A planet of lush forests, precarious mountains, and towering, petrified trees, Batuu is on the furthest possible frontier of the galactic map, the last settled world before the mysterious expanse of Wild Space. The rogues, smugglers, and adventurers who eke out a living on the largest settlement on the planet, Black Spire Outpost, are here to avoid prying eyes and unnecessary complications. Vi, a Resistance spy on the run from the First Order, is hardly a welcome guest. And when a shuttle full of stormtroopers lands in her wake, determined to root her out, she has no idea where to find help.

To survive, Vi will have to seek out the good-hearted heroes hiding in a world that redefines scum and villainy. With the help of a traitorous trooper and her acerbic droid, she begins to gather a colorful band of outcasts and misfits, and embarks on a mission to spark the fire of resistance on Batuu—before the First Order snuffs it out entirely.

Click here to go to the official product page for excerpts and purchase links, and you can check out our full review here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Sizzle Reel

August 26, 2019 at 8:47 am | Posted in Episode IX, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

It’s finally up. Enjoy!

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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August 23, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, 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.

Book News

  • A second and third excerpt have been released for Black Spire which will be out August 27th.

Convention & Event News

You can check out the livestream schedule for D23 here.

  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • New York Comic Con is October 3 to 6 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include James Arnold Taylor, Mark Brooks, Ken Lashley, Charles Soule, and Billy Dee Williams.
  • Authors Kevin Hearne and Chuck Wendig will be in Doylestown, PA on October 7th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Doylestown Bookshop.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Richmond, VA on October 8th at 6:00 PM for a book signing at Fountain Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Charlotte, NC on October 9th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Park Road Books.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Orlando, FL on October 10th at 7:00 PM for a book signing at Barnes & Noble (Colonial Drive).
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

‘Rey and Pals’ Interview with Jeffrey Brown

August 19, 2019 at 6:54 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Interview, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Tomorrow, Jeffrey Brown’s new book Rey and Pals will be out from Chronicle Books and we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions. Enjoy!

What’s your creative process like? For example, do you start with a list of ideas for the jokes, or do you start with doodles or thumbnail sketches to develop the ideas.

I usually start with the ideas – for Rey and Pals, I came up with almost 200 initial ideas! Sometimes these start with a quote from one of the films and I need to figure out a situation to use it, or I might want to make a joke about a real life situation and figure out what scene from the film I could use to make the joke. Other times there’s something from the films I want to draw – like Maz’s castle with its menagerie of aliens – and I need to figure out a joke that might fit with it. These ideas are all drawn as tiny thumbnail sketches, which I then work with my editors at Chronicle and Lucasfilm to refine and flesh out before I start final artwork. Continue Reading ‘Rey and Pals’ Interview with Jeffrey Brown…

Giveaway: ‘Rey and Pals’ by Jeffrey Brown

August 16, 2019 at 5:39 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Contest, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 4 Comments

Rey and Pals by Jeffrey Brown will be out next week and to help celebrate, we’re giving away a free copy of the book. To enter, just leave a comment on this post telling us who your favorite new character is from the The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi or The Rise of Skywalker. We will pick a random winner on Monday (August 19th).

To be eligible you must reside in the continental United States.

For more information on Rey and Pals, you can check out the official product page at Chronicle Books.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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