Marvel Star Wars Solicitations November 2019

August 28, 2019 at 5:54 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel recently released their comic solicitations for November 2019. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Target Vader #5 (of 6)

Writer: Robbie Thompson
Artist: Stefano Landini
Cover Artist: Nic Klein

THE GREAT ESCAPE! VALANCE has been betrayed, captured, and now stands alone. But nothing will stop THE HUNTER from finishing his prey… DARTH VADER, who is closing in on his own target, THE HIDDEN HAND, a mysterious syndicate working with scum, villainy… and the REBELLION? Can Valance use his training as a former Imperial to escape… or will he find out he has more in common with the Dark Lord than he could ever have imagined?!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: November 11/13/19 Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations November 2019…

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Comic Reviews: ‘Age of Resistance Special #1’ & ‘Target Vader #2’

August 28, 2019 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘General Hux #1’, ‘Poe Dameron #1’, ‘Galaxy’s Edge #5’ & ‘Vader – Dark Visions TPB’

August 28, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has four new Star Wars releases today.

Age of Resistance – General Hux #1

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Leonard Kirk
Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike McKone (puzzle piece variant)

MAROONED! GENERAL HUX and KYLO REN crash-land on a far-off planet. With no hope of rescue, the two are forced to work together to survive. But can they survive each other?

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘General Hux #1’, ‘Poe Dameron #1’, ‘Galaxy’s Edge #5’ & ‘Vader – Dark Visions TPB’…

Databurst From the 501st

August 28, 2019 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 28 to September 3rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 28

  • Alaskan Garrison will be in Palmer, AK for PAL Cosplay Day at the Alaska State Fair from 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be at the Best Seat In The House Carnival for Granite Jr. High from 4:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Queensland for the 2019 Variety Bash.

August 29

  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Forked River, NJ for Star Wars Movie Night at Deerhead Lake Beach from 7:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Irving, TX for Star Wars Under the Stars: Return of the Jedi.
  • UK Garrison will be in Worksop for Langold Play Day at Country Park from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Continue Reading Databurst From the 501st…

New Release and Review: ‘Black Spire’ by Delilah S. Dawson

August 27, 2019 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, News, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Black Spire by Delilah S. Dawson is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats.

Walk the ancient streets, meet the colorful characters, and uncover the secret history of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the new expansion to the Disney Parks experience!

After devastating losses at the hands of the First Order, General Leia Organa has dispatched her agents across the galaxy in search of allies, sanctuary, and firepower—and her top spy, Vi Moradi, may have just found all three, on a secluded world at the galaxy’s edge.

A planet of lush forests, precarious mountains, and towering, petrified trees, Batuu is on the furthest possible frontier of the galactic map, the last settled world before the mysterious expanse of Wild Space. The rogues, smugglers, and adventurers who eke out a living on the largest settlement on the planet, Black Spire Outpost, are here to avoid prying eyes and unnecessary complications. Vi, a Resistance spy on the run from the First Order, is hardly a welcome guest. And when a shuttle full of stormtroopers lands in her wake, determined to root her out, she has no idea where to find help.

To survive, Vi will have to seek out the good-hearted heroes hiding in a world that redefines scum and villainy. With the help of a traitorous trooper and her acerbic droid, she begins to gather a colorful band of outcasts and misfits, and embarks on a mission to spark the fire of resistance on Batuu—before the First Order snuffs it out entirely.

Click here to go to the official product page for excerpts and purchase links, and you can check out our full review here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Sizzle Reel

August 26, 2019 at 8:47 am | Posted in Episode IX, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

It’s finally up. Enjoy!

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Ewan McGregor–Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Confirmed

August 23, 2019 at 8:24 pm | Posted in Conventions, d23 expo, Ewan McGregor, Kathleen Kennedy, Lucasfilm, Miscellaneous, Television | 2 Comments

obiwanFinally what the fans have been waiting for, not to mention what’s been rumored (since forever) has been confirmed.  Kathleen Kennedy took the stage today at D23 Expo to announce that filming for the live action Kenobi series will start next year when McGregor will reprise his role as the younger Kenobi.  The series, with 8 scripts already written, will air on Disney+.

Although McGregor was aged up in Revenge of the Sith to bear a closer resemblance to original trilogy Alec Guinness (who was 63 in 1977), this series will be set 8 years out from ROTS, which now basically makes McGregor at 48 age appropriate.  I guess the old saying is true: all good things come to those who wait.  For both actor and fans.

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The Mandalorian Trailer Has Dropped

August 23, 2019 at 7:48 pm | Posted in Conventions, d23 expo, Disney, Disney+, Lucasfilm, Miscellaneous, The Mandalorian | Leave a comment

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Jon Snow Joins the MCU

August 23, 2019 at 4:57 pm | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

kit harringtonActually it’s Jon Snow actor, Kit Harrington, who’s joining the MCU in an undisclosed role.  I wish there was more information to give out but that’s it: from the biggest tv series of all time to the biggest film franchise in existence.  Still with the Phase 4 information released at SDCC last month, there’s plenty of fun speculation to be had.

Well, there is one thing Kit Harrington revealed earlier in the week: one particular favorite fan theory is true.  That scene at the end of GOT?  That’s Jon Snow leaving the Night’s Watch to live with the Free Folk up north of the wall.

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Ming-Na Wen Cast in The Mandalorian

August 23, 2019 at 2:43 pm | Posted in Miscellaneous | Leave a comment

ming-na wenAs if things couldn’t get better for fans, the fan favorite actress confirmed during her Disney Legends Awards acceptance speech that she’s joining the cast of much anticipated The Mandalorian.  When interviewed later Wen played it coy about revealing role details by saying that she “certainly wasn’t playing a farmer.”

The seventh and finale season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., where Wen played Agent Melinda May throughout the show’s entire run, wrapped on July 30th this summer — it will be airing in mid-2020.  Wen has been a long time fan of the GFFA and forthright about her desire to appear in a Star Wars production.  She wasn’t shy about thanking Disney for the opportunity,  “It’s astounding to me, Disney has offered me so much more.”  Most fans would agree that Ming-Na has earned this.

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