‘Fan Phenomena – Star Wars’ Winner

August 30, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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And the winner of a free copy of Fan Phenomena – Star Wars is…

Marc Hodge! Congratulations!

We want to thank everyone who entered our Fan Phenomena РStar Wars contest and sent us pictures of their awesome collections. We also want to thank Intellect Books for providing a giveaway copy. You can check out more of their books on their official site including other sci-fi franchises in the Fan Phenomena series.

Be sure to keep an eye out for more giveaways in the near future! Especially if you’re a fan of Jeffrey Brown (hint hint).

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Book Review: ‘Fan Phenomena – Star Wars’

August 28, 2013 at 12:40 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Fan Phenomena – Star Wars is an intriguing book that takes a look at the franchise and fandom. Through a collection of essays, it covers a wide variety of topics, from gender to religion. If you’re a Star Wars fan who would like delve deeper into fandom, this is certainly a book worth checking out. Click here to read our full review.

You can also enter for a chance to win a copy right here.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Win A Free Copy of ‘Fan Phenomena Star Wars’

August 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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We have a free copy of Fan Phenomena Star Wars to give away! This illustrated softcover book edited by Mika Elovaara and published by Intellect Ltd. covers a wide range of the Star Wars spectrum: from the Mando’a alphabet to Club Jade.

To enter to win, we’re asking fans to send us a picture of their Star Wars collection to illustrate the phenomena of their Star Wars fandom. It can be a picture of your Star Wars library or your array of action figures. If it’s Star Wars, we want to see it. Just send the pictures to roqoodepot(at)gmail.com by August 29th, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win. We will announce the winner on Friday, August 30th, so get those pictures in before time runs out!

Note: winners must reside in the United States. Feel free to send us multiple pictures of your Star Wars collections.

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New Release: ‘Fan Phenomena: Star Wars’

August 15, 2013 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Fan Phenomena: Star Wars edited by Mika Elovaara and published by Intellect Ltd. is out today in paperback and digital formats. You can pick it up through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The University of Chicago Press has more links for those in the US, and Intellect Books has links for those in the UK.

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Book Spotlight – ‘Fan Phenomena: Star Wars’

May 13, 2013 at 7:24 am | Posted in Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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While looking over the Star Wars titles on edelweiss, I noticed a book called Fan Phenomena: Star Wars. It looked interesting: a bright orange cover with a Vader¬†silhouette, a publisher I’d never heard of, and the selling point “first ever book addressing the Star Wars saga holistically”. Looking further into the publisher, I noticed that they have a whole series of Fan Phenomena books: Batman, Star Trek, Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Twin Peaks. All of them are set to be released in July 2013.

The Star Wars version will be roughly the size of a standard Star Wars hardcover novel, but will be in paperback format and 132 pages in length. The book will take a look at fan culture and its various aspects. According to Intellect LtdContinue Reading Book Spotlight – ‘Fan Phenomena: Star Wars’…

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