Book Review: ‘Inferno Squad’ by Christie Golden

August 8, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Inferno Squad breaks away from the typical Star Wars adventure to give readers something different to dive into. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

August 4, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Lost Stars by Claudia Gray is now out in paperback.
  • Urban Enemies came out this week and features short stories by several authors including Kevin Hearne.
  • Also out this week is The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film by Daniel Wallace.
  • A Conversation in Blood by Paul S. Kemp came out in mass market paperback this week.
  • John Jackson Miller will be contributing a story for the upcoming fantasy anthology Kingdoms Fall which will be out next year from Cohesion Press. The anthology will also include stories by Kevin J. Anderson and David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton).

Comic News

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‘From A Certain Point of View’ Cover and Author List

August 3, 2017 at 2:49 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Del Rey has posted the final cover for Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View as well as the final author list. Here goes… Continue Reading ‘From A Certain Point of View’ Cover and Author List…

Podcasts in Review

August 3, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | 2 Comments
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 84 is more Droids coverage as they do a commentary for Treasure of the Hidden Planet. The voices for the characters in these episodes are ridiculously entertaining. Fun episode.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 129 starts with underwear, pizza and Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge. From Hammerheads to fighting robots, Joe and Chris ponder on the possibilities of how in universe and immersive the Star Wars theme park will be. They also touch on J.W. Rinzler’s blog being taken down, and dive into toys with new toy reveals, SDCC figures and other news. Good episode.

Children of the Force: Reaction Corps – Behind the Scenes of The Last Jedi covers the behind the scenes trailer from D23 as they go through it and discuss. The kids’ reaction to the porgs is priceless. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #10’

August 2, 2017 at 4:18 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #10 wraps up the auction with a winner and a surprise guest. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Rogue One #5’ and ‘Darth Vader #4’

August 2, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Rogue One #5 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

The Star Wars story continues! Rogue One, the small rebel crew comprising Jyn Erso and friends, has arrived on Scarif! But much danger lays in the path between the rebels and the Death Star plans….including never-before-seen moments!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader #4

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Variant Cover Artist: Rafael Albuquerque

Vader’s first mission isn’t going well. The dark side is the way of power. But no one said it would be easy.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

August 2, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 2 to 8th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 2

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Orem, UT for Timpanogos Teddy Bear Clinic from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Denton, TX for Star Wars Celebration.

August 3

  • Central Garrison will be in Eagan, MN for the American Cancer Society at Cascade Bay Water Park.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in McLean, VA for Fun Bot Lab Open House at St. Luke School from 5:00 to 6:00 PM, in Pulaski, VA for Star Wars Night with the Pulaski Yankees from 5:30 to 8:30 PM, and in Newport News, VA for TRADOC Band Music Under the Stars: Heroes and Villains at Magnolia Park from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Utica, MI for USPBL Star Wars Night.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Client Appreciation Even at Museum of Idaho from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity Fundraiser at Buchanan Galleries from August 3 to 6th.

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Freemakers Return Today

July 31, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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LEGO Star Wars The Freemaker Adventures season two airs today on Disney XD at 7:00 AM ET with new episodes every Monday through Thursday until August 16th. There will be numerous rerun times, so check your providers for other airing dates. I know 7 AM is a bit early for me, and not the best time during the week.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

July 28, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

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Podcasts in Review

July 27, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | 2 Comments

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 83 starts with news as they talk about Han Solo pics, the underwater X-wing, the prop display at San Diego Comic Con, other SDCC news, then they roll dice to pick which Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes they’ll discuss, which turns out to be season four’s “Kidnapped” and season five’s “Test of Strength.” Good episode.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 125 is their commentary on the Droids cartoon tv movie “The Great Heep.”

Brews and Blasters: Episode 127 starts with their Shark Tank pitch for the Oppo lifestyle. They they talk Grieco, Black Series figures, Force Friday planning, iTunes reviews and listener feedback. Good episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

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