IDW Star Wars Solicitations December 2017

September 21, 2017 at 5:17 pm | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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IDW has released their comic solicitations for December 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars Adventures #5

Writer: Landry Q. Walker
Artist/Cover Artist: Eric Jones
Variant Covers: Arianna Florean, and Jon Sommariva

With their diplomatic mission turned into a debacle, can Leia and Luke possibly salvage the situation? We hope so because the future of the Rebel Alliance may depend on it!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99 Continue Reading IDW Star Wars Solicitations December 2017…

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Comic Reviews: ‘Star Wars Adventures #1’

September 13, 2017 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Adventures #1 is IDW’s first offering with their new younger reader comic line. However, this isn’t one just for kids. If you like Star Wars and fun stories, this is one everyone can enjoy. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #5’, ‘Rogue One #6’, ‘Star Wars Adventures #1’ & More

September 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has five new Star Wars releases today and IDW has one new Star Wars release with Star Wars Adventures #1 (two different covers available).

Darth Vader #5

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Variant Cover: Terry Dodson

He began his journey as a Jedi with wonder and hope. Now it is time to put away childish things. Vader’s first and most vital test as a Sith concludes.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Rogue One #6 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor, along with their ragtag team of Rebel activists, are on the hunt for the Imperial Death Star plans. But the Empire is not going to back down without a fight. Will the Rebels succeed? Or with the Empire destroy them without batting an eye? Read the conclusion of the epic blockbuster film!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: Darth Vader Omnibus HC

Writers: Kieron Gillen and Jason Aaron
Pencillers: Salvador Larroca, Mike Deodato Jr., Leinil Francis Yu and more
Cover Artist: Kaare Andrews

One of the greatest antagonists in all of fiction rises again! Fresh from a stinging defeat at the hands of the Rebel Alliance, Darth Vader must reassert the Empire’s iron grip on the galaxy. But will his personal desire for vengeance against the young Jedi who destroyed the Death Star distract from Vader’s duty to the Emperor? As a fateful quest begins, the Dark Lord of the Sith will face new threats to his power. And as other villains old and new play their part — from Boba Fett and Jabba the Hutt to diabolical debutant Aphra and the killer droids Triple-Zero and BeeTee-One — will Vader’s imperial march continue, or will his schemes prove his undoing? Collecting DARTH VADER #1-25 and ANNUAL #1, STAR WARS: VADER DOWN and STAR WARS (2015) #13-14.

Details: 736 pages, Rated T, $100.00

Darth Maul TPB

Writers: Cullen Bunn and Chris Eliopoulos
Pencillers: Luke Ross and Chris Eliopoulos
Cover Artist: Rod Reis

Raised on hate, fear and anger — steeped in the ways of darkness — and trained to kill! Darth Maul’s time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows; now, at last, his tale of revenge is revealed! It’s a story of rage unleashed as Darth Maul prepares for his first encounter with the hated Jedi. But when a Jedi Padawan is captured by sinister forces, why is Maul so determined to find her? And what’s the role of the band of bounty hunters that includes Cad Bane and Aurra Sing? Get to know the galaxy’s deadliest Zabrak like never before! Collecting DARTH MAUL #1-5.

Details: 112 pages, Rated T, $16.99

Star Wars: The Marvel UK Omnibus HC

Writers: Archie Goodwin, Chris Claremont, John Stokes, Alan Moore, Steve Moore, Steve Parkhouse and more
Pencillers: Walt Simonson, Dave Cockrum, Carmine Infantino, Steve Moore, Adolfo Buylla, Alan Davis, John Stokes and more
Cover Artist: Tony DeZuniga

All your favorite Star Wars characters, from Luke Skywalker to Darth Vader to the Ewoks, in sensational adventures first published a long time ago and far, far away — in Britain in the ’70s and ’80s! Now, for the first time, these rarely-seen tales are collected in a single hardcover — along with a veritable treasure trove of UK-exclusive covers, pinups, posters, articles, interviews, star profiles, activities and other goodies never before seen by American eyes! Savor early stories by classic British creators, tales slated for the U.S. series but never published in America, and fascinating Star Wars rarities you didn’t know existed! Collecting STAR WARS WEEKLY #60, #94-99 and #104-115; EMPIRE STRIKES BACK MONTHLY #149, #151 and #153-157; STAR WARS MONTHLY #159; EWOKS ANNUAL 1989; STAR WARS: THE OFFICIAL COLLECTORS’ EDITION; and material from PIZZAZZ #10-16.

Details: 808 pages, Rated T, $100.00

Star Wars Adventures #1

Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist/Cover Artist: Derek Charm
Variant Cover: Elsa Charretier

Introducing an exciting new era in all-ages Star Wars comics! Each issue in this monthly series will feature two stories, starring your favorite Star Wars characters from all the films! This debut issue will reveal Rey’s early adventures on Jakku as well as a comical tale of clone catastrophe!

Details: $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

IDW Star Wars Solicitations November 2017

August 24, 2017 at 3:51 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, IDW, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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IDW has posted their comic solicitations for November 2017. Here is the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars Adventures #4

Writers: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker
Artist/Cover Artist: Eric Jones
Variant Cover: Nathan Greno

A young Mattis Banz dreams of one day being like his heroes, Luke and Leia. Little does he know that in days past, the famous siblings once made a royal mess of an important mission with the easy-to-provoke Sarkans!

Details: 32 pages, $3.99
Release Date: November 15, 2017

Star Wars: The Classic Newspaper Comics, Vol. 2

Writer: Archie Goodwin
Artists: Al Williamson and Alfredo Alcala
Cover Artist: Al Williamson

Reprints for the first time the classic Star Wars newspaper strip in its complete format. No other edition includes each Sunday page title header and “bonus” panels in their meticulously restored original color. The epic seven-days-a-week sagas begin with “Han Solo at Stars’ End,” based on the novel by Brian Daley, adapted by Archie Goodwin and Alfredo Alcala, followed by seven complete adventures by the storied team of Archie Goodwin and artist Al Williamson. The pair had previously worked together on Creepy, Eerie, and Blazing Combat comics magazines, the Flash Gordon comic book, and 13 years on the Secret Agent Corrigan newspaper strip. They seamlessly shifted gears to take over, at George Lucas’s request, the Star Wars newspaper strip. Included are all strips from October 6, 1980 to February 8, 1981.

Details: Hardcover, B&@, $49.99, 296 pages, 11” x 8.5”, ISBN: 978-1-68405-053-6

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New Releases: ‘Star Wars #13’ and ‘Star Wars Omnibus: Adventures’

January 8, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse Comics has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #13

After a defeat by Rebel forces and the escape of prisoner Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader decides to clean house. From one end of the galaxy to the other, Vader’s “new broom”—a squad of elite stormtroopers backed by the Dark Lord’s own lightsaber—is sweeping the ranks of the Empire!

Click here for a three page preview.

Writer: Brian Wood
Penciller: Facundo Percio
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb
Cover Artist: Hugh Fleming

Format: FC, 32 pages; Ongoing
Price: $2.99

Star Wars Omnibus: Adventures

Star Wars headliners Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and others feature in six tales of galaxy-shaking adventure for readers of all ages! Han and Chewie are caught between the Empire and the underworld in a quest to pay off a debt. Boba Fett is on a treasure hunt, racing two vengeful bounty-hunter brothers to the prize. Princess Leia becomes entangled in the kidnapping of the beautiful Princess Mi—and soon the Millennium Falcon is the target of kidnappers, bounty hunters, gangsters, and the Empire! And other tales of galactic proportion!

* A galaxy of adventure at a value price!

Click here for a four page preview.

Writers: Chris Cerasi, Jeremy Barlow and Tom Taylor
Pencillers: Daxiong, Brian Koschak, Rick Lacy, Jennifer L. Meyer and Carlo Soriano
Inkers: Dan Parsons and Matthew Loux
Colorists: Michael Atiyeh and Michael Wiggam
Cover Artist: Sean McNally

Format: FC, 456 pages; TP, 6” x 9”
Price: $24.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: Star Wars Adventures: Chewbacca and the Slavers of the Shadowlands

August 31, 2011 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Adventures: Chewbacca and the Slavers of the Shadowlands trade paperback collection hits stores today. The 72 page TPB covers the mighty Chewbacca during his youth on Kashyyyk as he embarks upon his rite of passage into the Shadowlands. You can head on over to DarkHorse.com to see a preview.

Writer: Chris Cerasi
Artist & Cover Artist: Jennifer Meyer

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Star Wars Adventures: Chewbacca and the Slavers of the Shadowlands Preview

August 19, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Dark Horse posted a three page sneak preview of the upcoming Star Wars Adventures: Chewbacca and the Slavers of the Shadowlands trade paperback collection. The 72 page TPB covers the mighty Chewbacca during his youth on Kashyyyk as he embarks upon his rite of passage into the Shadowlands. Chewbacca and the Slavers of the Shadowlands will be out on August 31, 2011.

Writer: Chris Cerasi
Artist & Cover Artist: Jennifer Meyer

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Today’s Dark Horse Releases

April 27, 2011 at 7:41 am | Posted in Comic Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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There are a lot of comic releases today from Dark Horse including several trade paperbacks.

Darth Vader and the Lost Command #4

Writer: Haden Blackman
Penciller: Rick Leonardi
Inker: Dan Green
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Tsuneo Sanda

An attempt on his life leaves Vader and a handful of loyal troops trapped on a desolate world. Despite the deadly perils posed by the environment and attacks from his mysterious enemy, Vader will not veer from his duty.

But what if the reason for his mission is negated? And what do these visions of Padme mean to Vader’s future?

Legacy – War #5

Writer: John Ostrander
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Inker: Dan Parsons
Colorist: Brad Anderson
Cover Artist: Jan Duursema

In the aftermath of the latest battle, the Jedi, the Galactic Alliance, and Roan Fel’s Imperials retreat to the stronghold planet Bastion to lick their wounds. In the face of the Sith Empire’s new secret weapon, there are some who counsel that resistance is futile.

But the Sith have suffered, too, and Emperor Fel knows that now is the time to attack. Plans are made and plans within plans. For Cade Skywalker knows that this war must ultimately come down to him versus Darth Krayt.

No matter what the cost, Krayt must die!

Star Wars Adventures: Boba Fett and the Ship of Fear

Writer: Jeremy Barlow
Artist: Daxiong
Cover Artist: Sean McNally

The wreck of the Reverie, a four-hundred-year-old abandoned luxury liner is rumored to house an ancient relic of immense value. When Boba comes into possession of a map revealing the ship’s current whereabouts, he sets his sights on the prize. But he’s not alone-two bounty-hunting brothers with a grudge against Fett are now on his trail, hoping to win the treasure for themselves. But, neither Boba nor the brothers are prepared for what else is lurking within the creepy corridors of the forsaken Reverie . . .

Blood Ties: A Tale of Jango and Boba Fett

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Chris Scalf
Cover Artist: Chris Scalf

*Collects issues 1-4

Here begins a multigenerational tale of honor and redemption, starring two of the heaviest hitters in the Star Wars galaxy–the father-and-clone team of Jango and Boba Fett!

A mission that begins with Jango Fett–before the Clone Wars–will affect the course of Boba Fett’s life some twenty years into the future. When an important assignment with a big payday from Count Dooku goes awry for Jango, Boba will be tasked with picking up the pieces . . .

The Old Republic: Threat of Peace

Writer: Rob Chestney
Artist: Alex Sanchez
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carre

*Collects online issues 1-27

A look at the era of Star Wars: The Old Republic, written by one of the writers behind LucasArts and BioWare’s wildly anticipated massive multiplayer online game, Threat of Peace unveils a galaxy on the brink of destruction three hundred years after the events of Knights of the Old Republic!

For decades, the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire have been at war. The Sith have gained control of the Outer Rim, but their efforts to penetrate the Core Worlds have so far been thwarted. Now, representatives from both sides attempt to negotiate a peace treaty—but deception by the Sith puts the Jedi in an unfortunate position.

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Chewbacca And The Slavers Of The Shadowlands

April 9, 2011 at 9:11 am | Posted in Comic Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Amazon UK has released information on a new Star Wars Adventures comics digest. The new volume is entitled Chewbacca And The Slavers Of The Shadowlands. Amazon UK has it slated for a September 23, 2011 release date and it is available for pre-order. Here is the product description:

Journey back nearly two hundred years before the events in A New Hope as Chewbacca relates a story from his youth on Kashyyyk. Determined to prove themselves eligible for the rites of adulthood, Chewie and his young friends venture into the perilous Shadowlands in search of adventure. But they find far more than they bargained for when they stumble upon slavers plotting a raid on the Wookiee village.

It’s worth noting that this one is being published by Titan Books whereas the previous Star Wars Adventures volumes were published by Dark Horse Comics. Chewbacca And The Slavers Of The Shadowlands would be the sixth volume in the series. You can check out the Amazon UK details here. As of yet, there are not details on a US release.

Posted By: Skuldren

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