Around the Web

May 11, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • This Fall there will be a series of younger reader books being released for a “Flight of the Falcon” series. StarWars.com has the details.
  • “Flight of the Falcon” includes Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny: A Han & Chewie Adventure by Cavan Scott and Elsa Charretier. StarWars.com has an interview with them and some images from the book.

Comic News

  • Gary Whitta tweeted some images from his upcoming comic The Last Jedi #2.

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Podcasts in Review

May 10, 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.

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 122 they talk about May 4th, news, Star Wars Resistance, new Forces of Destiny, fun little discussion there, then they talk Solo, the worm thing, Ron Howard on The Star Wars Show, Donald Glover touring the Falcon, Chewie’s theme, and the 360 video. Their main discussion covers the 1983 Atari Star Wars: The Arcade Game. They talk about the history of the game, Lucasfilm’s feedback on the game, George playing it, and their thoughts on it. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 57 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Jason, and Gabe, Rating: Fun

Brews and Blasters: Episode 166 they celebrate May 4th, they talk Solo, Dryden Vos, Jabba, and they go over listener emails and voice mails which is the bulk of the episode. This leads a range of topics, from midichlorian counts at the hospital to the closing of Toys R Us. Great episode.

Podcast Network: RetrozapRuntime: 1 hour 2 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Joe, and Chris, Rating: Great

Comic Book Noob: Jonah Hex features just Matt and Scott as they talk about the Jonah Hex comics, how it started, the comic history, the character’s origin, and showing up in the Legends of Tomorrow TV show. Very informative.

Podcast Network: Assembly of GeeksRuntime: 30 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Scott, and Matt, Rating: Good Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Releases: ‘Thrawn #4’, ‘Darth Vader #16’, ‘The Last Jedi #1’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #10’

May 9, 2018 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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There are four new Star Wars issues out today from Marvel and IDW.

Star Wars: Thrawn #4 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Paul Renaud
Variant Cover: Caspar Wijngaard

“THE RISE OF THE GRAND ADMIRAL” CONTINUES! Thrawn’s rise in the Imperial Empire continues at a trajectory one can only dream of. Meanwhile, Eli Vanto is still stuck in the same position as when he graduated – Thrawn’s aide. But will Thrawn’s obsession and pursuit of the mysterious crimelord “Nightswan” lead both Imperials to success in the Emperor’s eyes? Help comes from mysterious places in the Empire…

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Thrawn #4’, ‘Darth Vader #16’, ‘The Last Jedi #1’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures #10’…

Comic Review: ‘Tag & Bink Were Here’

May 9, 2018 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Tag & Bink Were Here is a reprint of some old Dark Horse comics, but these stories are some priceless fun. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars Adventures FCBD 2018’

May 9, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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IDW outdid Marvel yet again, this time by delivering Star Wars fans an offering for Free Comic Book Day. Click here to read our review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Thrawn #3’

May 9, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Thrawn #3 doesn’t have anything to offer readers of the book, aside from pictures, but it may be worth checking out if you don’t plan on reading the novel. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #47’

May 9, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #47 packs a surprise for the heroes, but there’s not much else going on in this issue, making this one feel more like filler. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

May 9, 2018 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from May 9 to 15th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 9

  • Garrison Carida will be in Norristown, PA for the Cub Scout Pack 369 meeting.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Yamagata City for Yakushi Festival.
  • Star Garrison will be in Azle, TX for STAAR 8th Grade Science Review.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the LEGO Store May 4th Celebration (extra dates) from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

May 10

  • Czech Garrison will be in Prague, Czech Republic for Book World Prague 2018 at the Prague Exhibition Grounds from May 10 to 13th.
  • Diamond Garrison will be in Little Rock, AR for Star Wars Night with the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park.
  • German Garrison will be in Munich, Germany for the Summer Party of SeaLife Muenchen at Olympic Park, in Hagen, Germany for Free Comic Day at Comic Center Hagen, and in Weinheim, Germany for Sci-Fi 4 Charity.
  • Norway Garrison will be at Skellefteå Kraft Arena for Nordsken from May 10 to 12th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Basel, Switzerland for Fantasy Basel 2018 from May 10 to 12th.

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‘Solo’ 360 Video

May 8, 2018 at 5:50 am | Posted in Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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This is pretty cool. They made a 360 degree video of the Han and Lando card game so you can zoom around and check out all of the aliens in the scene.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

The Ewok Hacker

May 4, 2018 at 6:14 am | Posted in Ewok Corner, Opinion, Regular Feature, Star Wars | Leave a comment

With each new Star Wars story, be it a film, comic or novel, there’s always something for fans to debate about. In Del Rey’s latest Star Wars novel, Last Shot, there’s a very interesting character that joins Han and Lando on their adventure to hunt down a mysterious Pa’un gangster. That character is an Ewok. Continue Reading The Ewok Hacker…

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