Comic Review: ‘Star Wars Adventures #8’

April 11, 2018 at 12:07 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Whether you likes Star Wars Rebels or are a classic original trilogy fan, Star Wars Adventures #8 has something for both. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #46’

April 11, 2018 at 12:06 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #46 dabbles in some bathroom kidnapping as the Rebels grab themselves a moff. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #45’

April 11, 2018 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #45 sets up a prison break for another prison break as schemes wheel into plans and into a story. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #18’

April 11, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #18 dares to raise the bar on fun to another level by opening up a refrigerator full of crazy creatures. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #25’

April 11, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #25 ends the search for Lor San Tekka and wraps things up for the next arc. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

April 11, 2018 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 events around the world from April 11 to 17th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 11

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for the Salt Lake FanX press conference from 10:30 AM to noon.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Rockaway, NJ for the Autism Awareness Basketball Game at Katherine D. Malone Elementary School from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.

April 12

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Heber City, UT for the Cub Scout Pack meeting.
  • Danish Garrison will be at Bryup School for a visit.

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New ‘Solo’ Trailer

April 9, 2018 at 11:01 am | Posted in Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment
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We’ve seen the teaser trailers, now the official full trailer is out.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 6, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, 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.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Houston, TX for a Scourged signing at Murder By the Book on April 5 at 6:30 PM.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Huntsville, AL for a Scourged signing at Barnes & Noble on April 6 at 7:00 PM.
  • Author Kevin Hearne will be in Doylestown, PA for a Scourged signing at Doylestown Bookship on April 7 at 4:00 PM.
  • East Coast Comicon is April 27 to 29 in Meadowlands, NJ. Star Wars guests include Howard Chaykin, Jan Duursema, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Comic Con Revolution is May 19 to 20 in Ontario, CA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, Howard Chaykin, Tom Hodges, Mike Mayhew, Cat Staggs, Greg Weisman, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Phoenix Comicon is May 24 to 27 in Phoenix, AZ. Star Wars guests include Steve Blum, Katie Cook, Joe Corroney, Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Jason Fry, Adi Granov, Tom Hodges, R. A. Salvatore, Charles Soule, Chuck Wendig, and Wil Wheaton.
  • MantiCon is May 25 to 27 in Minneapolis, MN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars: Galactic Nights is May 27 in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Lilac City Comicon is June 2 to 3 in Spokane, WA. Star Wars guests include Daniel Logan, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Origins is June 13 to 17 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • All*Star Comic Con is June 15 to 17 in Tysons Corner, VA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, John Jackson Miller, and Brian Muir.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.

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Podcasts in Review

April 5, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Awards Chatter: Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) starts with a conversation with Carolyn Giardina as they talk about the tech categories for the Academy Awards. The interview with Rockwell kicks in at 31 minutes. Sam talks about his parents, his childhood, doing odd jobs, parts he tried for and didn’t get, and he shares a bunch of acting stories. Great interview and definitely worth checking out if you’re a Rockwell fan. You might want to skip the first part of the episode if you have no interest in the Academy Awards, but they do bring up some interesting things about the technical categories and how those nominations work.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 1 hour 21 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Host: Scott, Rating: Great

Awards Chatter: Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) begins with an Academy Awards discussion with guest Adam Irving as they go over documentaries, what was picked, and what was passed over. The interview with Dafoe starts at 31 minutes in. Willem talks about his parents, his name (which is a nick name, his real name is William), how he became an actor, and how he goes about choosing his roles. He shares some great stories from his career, including how he was in the Philippines during a revolution, as well as some stories from The Boondock Saints and his latest movie, The Florida Project. Great interview. Depending on your interest in the Academy Awards, you may or may not want to skip the first part of the episode.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Host: Scott, Rating: Great

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 117 kicks off with the news, they talk a little Solo, they cover the Young Ones reference in The Last Jedi, highlight Master Codebreaker’s details from the guide book, and they touch on the porg documentary in The Last Jedi bonus features. Then they do something special, they host a Star Wars awards show. Now unlike what you might expect, Jason and Gabe dig deep to come up with some really fun and off the wall categories like best Aunt Beru voice, best Yoda puppet, best lightsaber form or hand decapitation, and much much more. Very fun episode.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 56 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Jason, and Gabe, Rating: Great Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #46’, ‘A New Hope 40th Anniversary HC’ & ‘Ashes of Jedha TP’

April 4, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #46

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: David Marquez
Variant Covers: Rod Reis (Galactic Icon Cover), John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure Cover)

The Rebellion continues their mission to liberate Mon Cala! Princess Leia has a nearly impossible plan to unite the planet with the Rebel Alliance, one that counts on the unique skills and cultural know-how belonging to the one-and-only… See-Threepio?!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Star Wars #46’, ‘A New Hope 40th Anniversary HC’ & ‘Ashes of Jedha TP’…

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