Around the Web

November 30, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, 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 Book News

Convention & Event News

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Podcasts in Review

November 29, 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. Pods & Ends Episode 0
  2. Blast Points Podcast Episode 149
  3. The Soundtrack Show Lesser-Known Scores: John Williams
  4. Comic Book Noob Plastic Man
  5. Grand Moff Talkin’ Episode 76

Honorable Mentions

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New Release: ‘Darth Vader #24’

November 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marve has one new Star Wars comic out today.

Darth Vader #24

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti

“FORTRESS VADER” – PART 6. The FORTRESS will stand, but at a terrible cost. The fire will come to MUSTAFAR, and all will burn. The final design is revealed, woven from war, treachery and pain.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren of Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

November 28, 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 November 28 to December 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

November 29

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wood River, IL for Star Wars Family Reading Night at Wood River Public Library from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for Kids Clubhouse.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Roseville, CA for the Roseville Christmas Tree Lighting Festival at Vernon St Town Square from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

November 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Overland Park, KS for Family Reading Night at Diemer Elementary.
  • Alaskan Garrison will be in Palmer, AK for the Toys For Tots Toy Drive at Sherrod Elementary from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in North Charleston, SC for AtomaCon at the Hilton Garden Inn from November 30 to December 2nd.
  • Central Garrison will be in Fargo, ND for the Star Wars Holiday Special at the Fargo Theatre.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Kopřivnice for Koprcon from November 30 to December 2nd.
  • Garrison Carida will be in West Chester, PA for the West Chester Christmas Parade from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Chiba for the Tokyo Comic Convention 2018.

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Podcasts in Review

November 22, 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. ForceCenter Episode 143
  2. Talking Bay 94 Episode 25
  3. Brews and Blasters Episode 184
  4. Geeky Bubble Episode 114
  5. The Soundtrack Show Rocky: the Music

Honorable Mentions

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New Releases: ‘Star Wars #57’ and ‘Solo #2’

November 21, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #57

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Angel Unzueta
Cover Artist: Jamal Campbell
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

“THE ESCAPE” – PART 2. The horror of this strange planet. The horror! Shirtless HAN SOLO, chopping wood.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Solo: A Star Wars Story Adaptation #2 (of 5)

Writer: Robbie Thompson
Artist: Will Sliney
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Carlos Pacheco

THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY! HAN SOLO and CHEWBACCA throw down but ultimately unite to escape the Empire and join BECKETT’s crew! But will this ragtag group of thieves be able to pull off the train heist of their lives? And what happens when ENFYS NEST arrives to take the stolen coaxium out from under them? Featuring scenes not seen in theaters!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Reviews: ‘Doctor Aphra #26’, ‘Star Wars #56’, ‘Tales From Vader’s Castle #5’ & More

November 21, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

November 21, 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 November 21 to 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

November 22

  • Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for the Thanksgiving Day Parade.

November 23

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for G33kmas AKA Geekmas at Adams Mark Hotel from November 23 to 24th.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Hanford, CA for the Hanford Christmas Parade.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Kawasaki City for the 42nd Kashiwa Festival.
  • Oklahoma Garrison will be in Musk, OK for the Salvation Army bell ringing at Walk-Mart from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Paisley for the Paisley Museum Closure Party from November 23 to 25th.

November 24

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Toys For Tots Toy Drive at Five Below from 12:30 to 4:30 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Ogden, UT for the Ogden Light Parade.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Garden City, MI for the Santaland Parade.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Cairns for the Special Children’s Christmas Party.
  • Star Garrison will be in Amarillo, TX for the Northwest Children’s Hospital visit.
  • UK Garrison will be in Birmingham for MCM Comic Con at the National Exhibition Centre from November 24 to 25th, and in Paignton for the Paignton Christmas Grotto at Crossways Shopping Center from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

November 25

  • Connecticut Garrison will be in Mystic, CT for the Friendsgiving at Mystic Aquarium from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Miyagi Prefecture for the Akiho-cho Children’s Association Charity Festival from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Kichijoji for Knick Knack’s Market, and in Tokyo for the Ronald McDonald Open House at Ozo Setagaya-ku.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Childhood Kidney Support Network Christmas Party.
  • UK Garrison will be in Horwich for the Bolton Winter Wonderland Supporting Bolton Hospice at Bolton Arena from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in Heywood for Moneybricks 2018 at The Willows/Heywood Civic Centre from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and in Manchester for the Space Spectacular at Bridgewater Hall from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

Next Databurst…November 28th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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Around the Web

November 16, 2018 at 12:32 pm | Posted in Around the Web, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration Chicago Thursday tickets are sold out. That means only Sunday and Monday tickets are left.

  • Timothy Zahn will be in Bandon, OR for a book signing at WinterRiver Books & Gallery on November 24 at 1:00 PM.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.

Fandom News

  • Marvel’s tribute to Stan Lee.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

November 15, 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, starting with the top five and honorable mentions, then moving on to the full reviews.

This Week’s Top Five

  1. ForceCenter Episode 142
  2. Jedi Journals November 2018
  3. Blast Points Podcast Episode 148
  4. Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels Episode 67
  5. The Geek Supreme I Want My Disney Plus TV

Honorable Mentions

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