Around the Web

September 7, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Star Wars author Dan Wallace covering his new book Smuggler’s Guide.
  • The NYCC panel information is out and Del Rey has posted the rundown for their Star Wars panels.

Greetings Friends! We’re about 1 month away from NEW YORK COMIC CON, and the panel schedule has been posted.

For all our Star Wars Books readers, there are some great panels for you to mark on your schedules:

Fri Oct 5th 4pm-5 – Lucasfilm Publishing Panel: Join a host of Star Wars authors and professionals to talk about the past, present and future of Star Wars publishing (Javits Center Room 1A10)

Sat Oct 6th 11am-12 Fan Game Show: Test your knowledge, competing alongside bestselling authors in catagories covering Star Wars and more, hosted by Marc Thompson (Javits Center Room 1A18)

Of course we’ll also have plenty going on at our booth. Booth events and schedule will be ready soon. In fact, we’re headed to a meeting about it…right now!

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Podcasts in Review

September 6, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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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. Blast Points Podcast Episode 137 (interview with J.W. Rinzler)
  2. Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels Episode 62.1 (Timothy Zahn book event)
  3. Jedi Journals September 2018 (Mur Lafferty interview on Solo novelization)
  4. Full of Sith Special Release: Dragon Con 2018 (Star Wars authors panel)
  5. Brews and Blasters Episode 174 (their triumphant return)

Honorable Mentions

  • With Halloween coming up next month, you might want to check out The Story Geeks Top 5 Scary Movies to get some ideas for horror movies you might not have seen yet.

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Comic Reviews: ‘Darth Vader #20’, ‘Doctor Aphra #23’, ‘Double or Nothing #4’, ‘Poe Dameron Annual #2’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #13’

September 5, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #53’ & ‘Doctor Aphra Annual #2’

September 5, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Doctor Aphra Annual #2

Writer: Si Spurrier
Artist/Cover Artist: Caspar Wijngaard
Variant Cover: Ashley Witter

MEET WINLOSS AND NOKK — THE GALAXY’S FOREMOST MONSTER HUNTERS! One’s a cyborg with a bad attitude, the other’s a cold-blooded reptile. They’re happily married. They’ve been hired by a mysterious contact to bag an ultra-deadly monster from the heart of an ancient temple. N.B.: For “mysterious contact” read DOCTOR APHRA, who — and this will shock you — is definitely up to something. N.B.: For “happily married” read THIS IS GOING TO GET MESSY.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #53

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

“HOPE DIES,” PART 4, HAN SOLO…admiral? PRINCESS LEIA leads a squad to try and recover the secret that can save the rebel fleet…Unfortunately, it’s aboard the EXECUTOR.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

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Databurst From the 501st

September 5, 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 September 5 to 11th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 6

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for FanX from September 6 to 8th.
  • Danish Garrison will be in Viborg, Denmark for Houlkærskolens SFO Løb from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Oxford for the City of Birmingham Orchestra Star Wars Concert from 6:30 to 10:00 PM.

September 7

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Sexsmith, AB for Water Balloon Mania.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Rocky Mount, NC for Star Wars Trivia at Station Square from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Movies in the Park “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Portland, OR for Rose City Comic Con from September 7 to 8th, and in Portland, OR for the Star Wars Oregon Meet and Greet at Stark Street Pizza Company from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Saint Augustine, FL for Ancient City Con 2018 from September 7 to 9th.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be at the ECHO Conference at the Tennessee Aquarium from September 7 to 8th.
  • Oklahoma Garrison will be in Tulsa, OK for Wizard World from September 7 to 9th.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Lodz, Poland for Kapitularz, and in Gizycko for Festiwal Fantastyki Twierdza.
  • UK Garrison will be in Woking for the City of Birmingham Orchestra Star Wars Concert from 6:30 to 10:00 PM.

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New Release: ‘Solo’ Novelization

September 4, 2018 at 9:12 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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The Solo novelization by Mur Lafferty is out today.

Official Product Page

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Around the Web

August 31, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, Toys & Collectibles, Video Games | 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 Pablo Hidalgo covering his latest book Star Wars: Scum and Villainy.
  • Star Wars: Adventures in Wildspace are now available in audiobook format.
  • Random House has a book trailer for the Solo novelization teases some of the new content.

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Podcasts in Review

August 30, 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. The Soundtrack Show Back to the Future, the Music (Part III)
  2. Comic Book Noob Black Manta
  3. Tarkin’s Top Shelf Episode 46
  4. Skywalking Through Neverland Episode 222
  5. Hyperspace PodBlast Episode 79

Honorable Mentions

  • Canto Cast Episode 42 covers International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day which turned out to be surprisingly interesting

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New Releases: ‘Double or Nothing #4’, ‘Poe Dameron Annual #2’, ‘Star Wars Adventures #13’ & More

August 29, 2018 at 5:23 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today, and IDW has three.

Lando — Double or Nothing #4 (of 5)

Writer: Rodney Barnes
Artist: Paolo Villanelli
Cover Artist: Scott Forbes
Variant Cover: David Nakayama

THE GALAXY’S MOST DEBONAIR ROGUE! Having been freed from BATALLA and his warrior clan, LANDO now faces a host of new obstacles. Will he get past the STORMTROOPERS, find RYTHUS and get the arms to him and his people? Is all of this possible while wearing a cape? Will his mustache start a grooming trend? All will be answered in this issue!

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Databurst From the 501st

August 29, 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 August 29 to September 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 29

  • Alaskan Garrison will be in Palmer, AK for the Alaska State Fair Cosplay Day at the Alaska State Fair Grounds from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Shreveport, LA for the Last Chemo Celebration.
  • Central Garrison will be in South Dakota for Ian’s Thumbs Up Fund at Pizza Rev.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Nashville, TN for the Make-A-Wish Wish Reveal at Opryland Hotel from 2:00 to 5:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Doncaster for the Rossington Traditional Village Fete at Memorial Hall from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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