Star Wars Comic Solicitations for August 2016

May 19, 2016 at 6:11 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 August 2016. Here’s the Star Wars rundown including a look at the cover for the last Darth Vader comic.

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 the Falcon 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
Release Date: August 3, 2016

Star Wars: Darth Vader #24 (of 25)

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist/Cover Artist: Salvador Larroca
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

Vader is lost in his inner mindscape, lost in visions of the Force! Is he truly more machine now than man? Or can he fight his way back from the brink?

Details: 32 pages, Rate T, $3.99
Release Date: August 10, 2016

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #5

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Cameron Stewart

Black Squadron’s been locked away in a Republic prison! But they’re not locked in there with us, they’re locked in with…Terrex?! Can Poe and co. get the info they need and get free?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: August 17, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Adaptation #3 (of 5)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato

Rey and Finn escaped Jakku in the Millennium Falcon and teamed up with Han Solo and Chewbacca! But they’re not in the clear yet — there be RATHTARS! Meanwhile, Kylo Ren meets with the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke! The search for Luke Skywalker continues!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: August 24, 2016

Star Wars #22

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Mike Deodato (sketch variant)

The Star Destroyer Harbinger, a massive weapon of Imperial war. Also the target of the rebels’ new top-secret plan. Join Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa for “The Last Flight of the Harbinger”!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: August 24, 2016

Star Wars: Darth Vader #25 (of 25)

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Juan Gimenez
Variant Covers: Adi Granov, Jamie McKelvie, Michael Cho, KaMome Shirahama, Joe Quesada, Chris Samnee, Sara Pichelli, Cliff Chiang, Salvador Larroca, John Tyler Christopher

It has all built up to this! Vader’s trials against Cylo’s creations! His machinations against the Emperor! His covert missions with Doctor Aphra and her murderous droids! All comes to fruition in an oversized 40-page issue by the stellar team of Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca! You won’t want to miss this ending!

Details: 56 pages, Rated T, $5.99
Release Date: August 31, 2016

Star Wars: Kanan Omnibus HC

Writer: Greg Weisman
Pencillers: Pepe Larraz, Jacopo Camagni and Andrea Broccardo
Cover Artist: Mark Brooks

Discover how Jedi Padawan Caleb Dune became Kanan Jarrus, the cocky, sarcastic renegade hero of Star Wars: Rebels! As Caleb trained under Master Depa Billaba, neither one of them ever suspected that their “loyal” Clone Troopers would turn on them upon the issuing of Order 66 — the Emperor’s directive to execute all Jedi. How did Caleb Dune escape the Jedi purge? Then, journey even further back and experience Caleb’s very first adventure as a Padawan, protecting the Jedi Temple alongside his new master. As they head toward the furious Battle of Mygeeto, they’ll face one of the deadliest threats in the entire galaxy: General Grievous! Bridge the gap between the Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels! Collecting KANAN — THE LAST PADAWAN #1-5 and KANAN #6-12.

Details: 272 pages, Rated T, $34.99, oversized
Release Date: December 7, 2016

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Around the Web

May 13, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Jedi Bibliothek tracked down some insightful Pablo Hidalgo tweets that shed light on some of the plot details from Claudia Gray‘s Bloodline and where they originated.
  • The Making of The Force Awakens is not cancelled now.

Comic News

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‘The Paradise Snare’ Brazilian Cover

May 11, 2016 at 4:40 pm | Posted in Art, Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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A.C. Crispin’s Han Solo novel The Paradise Snare has received a cover upgrade in Brazil.

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Around the Web

May 6, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, 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.

Art News

Book News

  • Jawa James talks with author Claudia Gray about her new book Star Wars: Bloodline.
  • Roger Christian‘s new book Cinema Alchemist is out in hardcover and digital formats in the UK. You may recall Roger talking about the book some time back on Rebel Force Radio. For us fans in the states, we’ll have to wait until July but you can pre-order on Amazon.
  • Can’t recall if this is old news or not, but the blurb for Life Debt: Aftermath is out.

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Around the Web

April 29, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, Movies, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • You can get a three chapter preview of Star Wars: Bloodlines by Claudia Gray via Instafreebie. It’s officially endorsed by Del Rey, but they do want you to sign up for something called Playcrafting, so expect spam.
  • Speaking of Bloodlines, upcoming Star Wars director Rian Johnson had some input on the novel. Jen Heddle talk about that and the other important reasons why you should check out Bloodlines over on StarWars.com.
  • Timothy Zahn‘s next book now has a cover and title – StarCraft: Evolution. Release date is September 15 for the 208 page hardcover.

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Databurst From the 501st

April 27, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 27 to May 3rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 27

  • Star Garrison will be at the Cooper Elementary Spring Book Fair Family Night.
  • UK Garrison will be in Doncaster for Tour de Yorkshire TV and press event.

April 28

  • Badlands Garrison will be at Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo 2016 from April 28 to 30th.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for the Children’s Hospital Kid’s Clubhouse show appearance.
  • Dutch Garrison will be in Herzogenrath for The Force Awakens DVD release at Media Market Germany in Kerkrade.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Distrito Federal for Programa El Último Pitazo, and at CDMX for Fauces Tributo Star Wars.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Rockaway, NJ for Students vs. Faculty for Autism at Katherine D. Malone Elementary School from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

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Around the Web

April 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Trailer | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com talks with Pablo Hidalgo about his new book Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded.
  • In addition to the Rogue One tie-in story Catalyst, there will also be a novelization. No author yet but release date is January 3, 2017 (272 pages, $28.99, hardcover).

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations for July 2016

April 20, 2016 at 6:09 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for July 2016. Here’s the full Star Wars rundown.

Han Solo #2 (of 5)

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

Han Solo has entered the space race of his dreams – the DRAGON VOID! But he’s on an undercover mission – to find a traitor within the Rebellion. Teamed with Wookiee warrior Chewbacca, will they be able to find the mole before trouble finds them?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 6, 2016

Poe Dameron #4

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: David Aja

The next stop on Poe’s mission is Grakkus the Hutt…but Grakkus has been in Republic Prison for years. You know what that means—POE DIRECTLY TO JAIL!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 6, 2016

Darth Vader #23

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist/Cover Artist: Salvador Larrocca
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

Vader vs. Morit on the shell of the Executor! DO YOU NEED MORE THAN THAT??? Fine: Cylo’s secret revealed!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 13, 2016

Star Wars #21

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: David Aja
Variant Covers: David Aja (B&W cover), John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

“The Last Flight of the Harbinger” STARTS NOW! Sgt. Kreel is back with an all-new squad of stormtroopers! Go inside the minds of an elite group of Imperial soldiers! Join incoming artist Jorge Molina for a walk on the dark side!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 20, 2016

The Force Awakens Adaptation #2 (of 5)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The saga continues! Desert scavenger Rey and ex-stormtrooper Finn are being pursued by the evil First Order! But can they escape Jakku in an old “hunk of junk” YT-1300 freighter? And what new threats will they find in a galaxy far, far away?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 27, 2016

Darth Vader Vol. 3 – The Shu-Torun War TPB

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Pencillers: Leinil Francis Yu and Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Kaare Andrews

The Dark Lord of the Sith’s unstoppable march continues! The natives of Shu-Torun are revolting, and there’s no way the Empire will stand for that. When Darth Vader is tasked with leading a military assault against the planet, could it be that his rise to glory has begun? But who will follow Vader into war? Would you? Then again, it’s better to fight alongside Vader than against him. That’s a lesson that the ore barons are about to learn. Collecting DARTH VADER #16-19 and ANNUAL #1.

Details: 120 pages, Rated T, $16.99
Release Date: August 10, 2016

Star Wars Vol. 3: Rebel Jail TPB

Writers: Kieron Gillen and Jason Aaron
Pencillers: Angel Unzueta, Mike Mayhew and Leinil Francis Yu
Cover Artist: Terry Dodson

What comes next for the rebels after the events of VADER DOWN? Find out as the adventures of Luke Skywalker and friends continue! The rebel crew is en route to a prison base with a very important captive. But unlucky for them, they aren’t the only ones with their eyes on this prize! Plus: Meet a rebel spy at the heart of the Empire, and join him on a mission of life and death! And in another tale from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi, journey back to the Jedi’s days of exile on Tatooine. Moisture farmer Owen Lars may have taken in young Luke, but he refused to let Ben be part of the boy’s life. Now, prepare to discover the reason why! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #15-19 and ANNUAL #1.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T, $19.99
Release Date: August 17, 2016

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
Release Date: August 31, 2016

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
Release Date: September 7, 2016

 

Star Wars: Heroes For A New Hope HC

Writers: Mark Waid, Charles Soule and Gerry Duggan
Pencillers: Terry Dodson, Alex Maleev and Phil Noto
Cover Artists: Terry Dodson, Alex Maleev and Phil Noto

Three of the most beloved characters in the entire Star Wars saga in their own solo adventures! After Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Leia Organa is a princess without a world! But she still feels a duty to her people. Can she save the remaining Alderaanians from the might of the Galactic Empire? Before master of charm Lando Calrissian joined the Rebellion, or even ran Cloud City, he and faithful ally Lobot got by with the odd swindle and plenty of swagger. But this time, has Lando bitten off more than he can chew? Speaking of things getting Chewy, everybody’s favorite Wookiee warrior also faces some alone time after the battle of Yavin. Stranded on an Imperial-occupied planet, far away from Han Solo, will he make a new best friend? Collecting PRINCESS LEIA #1-5, LANDO #1-5 and CHEWBACCA #1-5.

Details: 344 pages, Rated T, $50.00, oversized
Release Date: November 2, 2016

 

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‘Rogue One’ Teaser Trailer Officially Released!

April 7, 2016 at 8:05 am | Posted in Lucasfilm, Miscellaneous, Movies, News, rogue one, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Well, this is sure to be a pleasant wake up call brought to us by Lucasfilm. Airing during Good Morning America this morning, the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer trailer has finally graced us with its presence. And what an exciting trailer it is. The trailer spends most of its time introducing us to Felicity Jones’ Rebel fighter Jyn Erso and her allies and enemies, with even a cameo from an Original Trilogy character! Surely this’ll be a fun ride in cinemas come December.

Posted By: Ryan for Roqoo Depot

 

‘Rogue One’ Teaser

April 7, 2016 at 4:36 am | Posted in Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

StarWars.com has released a teaser for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

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