Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #6’

November 16, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Force Awakens comic adaptation wraps up with issue #6. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #5’

October 19, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The Force Awakens #5 brings this lackluster adaptation closer to an end. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #25’, ‘Han Solo #4’ and ‘The Force Awakens #5’

October 12, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has several new Star Wars releases today including Color Your Own Star Wars, the penultimate issues for the Han Solo comic series and The Force Awakens Adaptation, as well as the final issue of the Darth Vader series.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #25 (of 25)

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Juan Gimenez
Variant Covers: Adi Granov, Jamie McKelvie, Michael Cho, KaMome Shirahama, Joe Quesada, Chris Samnee, Sara Pichelli, Cliff Chiang, Salvador Larroca, John Tyler Christopher

It has all built up to this! Vader’s trials against Cylo’s creations! His machinations against the Emperor! His covert missions with Doctor Aphra and her murderous droids! All comes to fruition in an oversized 40-page issue by the stellar team of Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca! You won’t want to miss this ending!

Details: 56 pages, Rated T, $5.99

Han Solo #4 (of 5)

Writer: Marjorie Liu
Artist: Mark Brooks
Cover Artist: Olivier Coipel
Variant Covers: Jamal Campbell, Dustin Nguyen, Kirbi Fagan, Stephanie Hans (Millennium Falcon variant)

Han has a traitor to the Rebellion on board the Falcon! But can he figure out who it is before they get him killed? And more importantly…can he stay in the Dragon Void race?!?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

The Force Awakens Adaptation #5 (of 6)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Rafael Pinto Albuquerque

Rey has been captured by the evil First Order! Meanwhile, Finn plans a mission with the Resistance in order to save Rey and destroy Starkiller Base! Only the vicious Kylo Ren stands in their way…

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Color Your Own Star Wars

Pencillers: John Cassaday, Salvador Larroca, Terry Dodson and more
Cover Artist: John Cassaday

Little is ever black and white in the age-old conflict between the Jedi and the Sith…. Now, it’s up to you to bring the color to that war-torn galaxy far, far away! Faced with page after page of fantastic Star Wars artwork, it’s your job to add hues to Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Artoo, Threepio, Vader and more! So choose your weapon — and remember, the crayon is mightier than the lightsaber! Will you turn to the dark side, or favor pastel shades? Will you press gently, or will your Force be strong? Will you stick to the canon, or go wild with a scarlet Skywalker, a fuchsia Fett or a violet Vader? There’s only one rule: Color, or color not, there is no try!

Details: 120 pages, All Ages, $9.99

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Comic Review: ‘The Force Awakens #4’

September 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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With a great cover, The Force Awakens #4 doesn’t offer much else. There’s a little extra Obi-Wan dialog, some nice shots of Maz Kanata, and whole lot of disappointment. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘The Force Awakens #2’

July 27, 2016 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

The Force Awakens Adaptation #2 (of 5)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The saga continues! Desert scavenger Rey and ex-stormtrooper Finn are being pursued by the evil First Order! But can they escape Jakku in an old “hunk of junk” YT-1300 freighter? And what new threats will they find in a galaxy far, far away?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2016

July 25, 2016 at 5:09 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for October 2016. Here’s the Star Wars roundup.

Poe Dameron #7

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Terry Dodson

Agent Terex has sworn vengeance against Poe Dameron! But how does he always seem to know what Black Squadron is doing? Could there truly be a traitor in their midst?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: October 5, 2016 Continue Reading Marvel Star Wars Solicitations October 2016…

Marvel Star Wars Solicitations September 2016

June 28, 2016 at 6:39 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here are the Marvel Star Wars solicitations for September 2016.

The Force Awakens Adaptation #4 (of 6)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Del Mundo

Rey, Finn, Han and Chewie have reached Maz Kanata’s castle…but the Force is calling Rey to Luke’s lightsaber! Meanwhile, our heroes have been discovered! The First Order strikes!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Poe Dameron #6

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: Mike Mayhew

Poe and Agent Terex are in a race…to break out of jail! But with Black Squadron surrounded by deadly inmates…Their only hope is BB-8?!?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #23

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: Mike Deodato
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure cover), Mike Deodato (sketch cover), and Jorge Molina

The rebels have pulled off the impossible…they’ve stolen a Star Destroyer. But why? To what end? Can they hold her together? And who’s in charge of this madness, anyway — Han or Leia?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Han Solo #4 (OF 5)

Writer: Marjorie Liu
Artist: Mark Brooks
Cover Artist: Olivier Coipel
Variant Covers: Jamal Campbell, Dustin Nguyen, Kirbi Fagan, Stephanie Hans (Millennium Falcon variant)

Han has a traitor to the Rebellion on board the Falcon! But can he figure out who it is before they get him killed? And more importantly…can he stay in the Dragon Void race?!?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy Vol. 1 TPB

Writers: John Ostrander and Jan Duursema
Pencillers: Jan Duursema, Travel Foreman, Adam Dekraker and Colin Wilson
Cover Artist: Adam Hughes

Head far into the future of long ago! A new evil has arisen, shattering a resurgent Empire and seeking to put an end to the Jedi once and for all. The Sith Lord Darth Krayt sits on the throne. Only one hope remains — the last remaining heir to the Skywalker legacy. Cade may be strong in the Force — but years after a tragedy, he is a bounty hunter, working with Jariah Syn and Deliah Blue. When he reluctantly finds himself at the center of galactic turmoil, Cade may be forced to embrace his heritage. But will the path on which he embarks be one of redemption, or damnation? Collecting STAR WARS: LEGACY (2006) #0-19.

Details: 464 pages, Rated T+, $39.99

Color Your Own Star Wars

Pencillers: John Cassaday, Salvador Larroca, Terry Dodson and more
Cover Artist: John Cassaday

Little is ever black and white in the age-old conflict between the Jedi and the Sith…. Now, it’s up to you to bring the color to that war-torn galaxy far, far away! Faced with page after page of fantastic Star Wars artwork, it’s your job to add hues to Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Artoo, Threepio, Vader and more! So choose your weapon — and remember, the crayon is mightier than the lightsaber! Will you turn to the dark side, or favor pastel shades? Will you press gently, or will your Force be strong? Will you stick to the canon, or go wild with a scarlet Skywalker, a fuchsia Fett or a violet Vader? There’s only one rule: Color, or color not, there is no try!

Details: 120 pages, All Ages, $9.99

Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 4 – End of Games TPB

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Penciller: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Juan Gimenez

Darth Vader has been secretly pursuing his own agenda, but now it is time for the End of Games. As Inspector Thanoth returns with some startling information, it seems that Vader may have passed his master’s tests. But even after finding favor in the eyes of the Emperor, the Dark Lord’s schemes may yet prove his undoing. While killer droids Triple-Zero and Beetee wreak havoc in their own homicidal adventure, the Empire’s dreadnought The Executor moves closer to launch. But Vader faces tumultuous battles with the cybernetic Cylo — and himself! Lost in visions of the Force, is he now more machine than man? Or can he fight his way back from the brink to see his missions and machinations finally come to fruition? The imperial march of the dark side reaches a crescendo! Collecting DARTH VADER #20-25.

Details: 152 pages, Rated T, $19.99

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Marvel Star Wars Solicitations for July 2016

April 20, 2016 at 6:09 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for July 2016. Here’s the full Star Wars rundown.

Han Solo #2 (of 5)

Writer: Marjorie Liu
Artist: Mark Brooks
Cover Artist: Lee Bermejo

Han Solo has entered the space race of his dreams – the DRAGON VOID! But he’s on an undercover mission – to find a traitor within the Rebellion. Teamed with Wookiee warrior Chewbacca, will they be able to find the mole before trouble finds them?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 6, 2016

Poe Dameron #4

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Cover: David Aja

The next stop on Poe’s mission is Grakkus the Hutt…but Grakkus has been in Republic Prison for years. You know what that means—POE DIRECTLY TO JAIL!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 6, 2016

Darth Vader #23

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist/Cover Artist: Salvador Larrocca
Variant Cover: John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

Vader vs. Morit on the shell of the Executor! DO YOU NEED MORE THAN THAT??? Fine: Cylo’s secret revealed!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 13, 2016

Star Wars #21

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Jorge Molina
Cover Artist: David Aja
Variant Covers: David Aja (B&W cover), John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure cover)

“The Last Flight of the Harbinger” STARTS NOW! Sgt. Kreel is back with an all-new squad of stormtroopers! Go inside the minds of an elite group of Imperial soldiers! Join incoming artist Jorge Molina for a walk on the dark side!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 20, 2016

The Force Awakens Adaptation #2 (of 5)

Writer: Chuck Wendig
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The saga continues! Desert scavenger Rey and ex-stormtrooper Finn are being pursued by the evil First Order! But can they escape Jakku in an old “hunk of junk” YT-1300 freighter? And what new threats will they find in a galaxy far, far away?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: July 27, 2016

Darth Vader Vol. 3 – The Shu-Torun War TPB

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Pencillers: Leinil Francis Yu and Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Kaare Andrews

The Dark Lord of the Sith’s unstoppable march continues! The natives of Shu-Torun are revolting, and there’s no way the Empire will stand for that. When Darth Vader is tasked with leading a military assault against the planet, could it be that his rise to glory has begun? But who will follow Vader into war? Would you? Then again, it’s better to fight alongside Vader than against him. That’s a lesson that the ore barons are about to learn. Collecting DARTH VADER #16-19 and ANNUAL #1.

Details: 120 pages, Rated T, $16.99
Release Date: August 10, 2016

Star Wars Vol. 3: Rebel Jail TPB

Writers: Kieron Gillen and Jason Aaron
Pencillers: Angel Unzueta, Mike Mayhew and Leinil Francis Yu
Cover Artist: Terry Dodson

What comes next for the rebels after the events of VADER DOWN? Find out as the adventures of Luke Skywalker and friends continue! The rebel crew is en route to a prison base with a very important captive. But unlucky for them, they aren’t the only ones with their eyes on this prize! Plus: Meet a rebel spy at the heart of the Empire, and join him on a mission of life and death! And in another tale from the journals of Obi-Wan Kenobi, journey back to the Jedi’s days of exile on Tatooine. Moisture farmer Owen Lars may have taken in young Luke, but he refused to let Ben be part of the boy’s life. Now, prepare to discover the reason why! Collecting STAR WARS (2015) #15-19 and ANNUAL #1.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T, $19.99
Release Date: August 17, 2016

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Shattered Empire HC

Writers: Greg Rucka and James Robinson
Pencillers: Marco Checchetto and Tony Harris
Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

For the first time in the new Star Wars canon, journey with us into the time after the end of Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi! Writer Greg Rucka (PUNISHER, WOLVERINE, Gotham Central) and artist Marco Checchetto (AVENGERS WORLD, PUNISHER) take us past the destruction of the second Death Star — and into the chaos of a Shattered Empire. It’s the explosive lead-in to this winter’s blockbuster big-screen Star Wars revival, and everything you need to know is right here! Plus, follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid as he Journeys to Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Details: 144 pages, Rated T+, $24.99, oversized
Release Date: August 31, 2016

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones HC

Writers: Jonathan Hales and Henry Gilroy
Penciller: Jan Duursema
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The official adaptation of the crucial second chapter in the Star Wars saga! The Republic is under threat, with thousands of solar systems joining the separatist movement led by the mysterious Count Dooku. The few remaining Jedi Knights struggle to maintain peace and order in the galaxy. As the Galactic Senate considers raising a clone army, Senator Amidala — the former queen of Naboo — comes under attack. Someone must protect her — and Obi-Wan Kenobi and his apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, take on the fateful mission. As old favorites like Yoda and new ones like Jango Fett play their parts, destiny takes hold — in a tale of forbidden love, a young Jedi finding his true path and an old threat rising from the shadows once again. Collecting STAR WARS: EPISODE II — ATTACK OF THE CLONES #1-4.

Details: 152 pages, Rated T, $24.99, oversized
Release Date: September 7, 2016

 

Star Wars: Heroes For A New Hope HC

Writers: Mark Waid, Charles Soule and Gerry Duggan
Pencillers: Terry Dodson, Alex Maleev and Phil Noto
Cover Artists: Terry Dodson, Alex Maleev and Phil Noto

Three of the most beloved characters in the entire Star Wars saga in their own solo adventures! After Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Leia Organa is a princess without a world! But she still feels a duty to her people. Can she save the remaining Alderaanians from the might of the Galactic Empire? Before master of charm Lando Calrissian joined the Rebellion, or even ran Cloud City, he and faithful ally Lobot got by with the odd swindle and plenty of swagger. But this time, has Lando bitten off more than he can chew? Speaking of things getting Chewy, everybody’s favorite Wookiee warrior also faces some alone time after the battle of Yavin. Stranded on an Imperial-occupied planet, far away from Han Solo, will he make a new best friend? Collecting PRINCESS LEIA #1-5, LANDO #1-5 and CHEWBACCA #1-5.

Details: 344 pages, Rated T, $50.00, oversized
Release Date: November 2, 2016

 

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