Around the Web

June 30, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Television | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • Dave Dorman finished the concept idea he had for a previously rejected submission for Celebration Anaheim, and it is gorgeous.

Book News

  • Martha Wells will officially be writing two more Murderbot novellas for a total of four. The first book is already out (and a great read) and the next three will be out next year. Artificial Condition, the second book in the series, will be out January 2018.
  • The cover for Troy Denning‘s next HALO novel has been revealed. Entitled HALO: Retribution, the book will be out on August 29th.

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Book Review: ‘Halo: Fractures’

October 11, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Halo: Fractures offers a little bit of everything for fans of the franchise, as well as a handful of Star Wars authors. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Halo: Fractures’ Anthology

September 20, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Halo: Fractures – Extraordinary Tales from the Halo Canon is out today from Simon & Schuster. This Halo anthology includes short stories by authors such as Troy Denning, Christie Golden and John Jackson Miller. Click here to check out the official product page.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

July 1, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, DK, Interview, Marvel, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, 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

  • StarWars.com has a look at two new book covers: Star Wars: Year by Year: A Visual History and Star Wars: Complete Locations.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart, Rian Johnson, Chris Miller and Phil Lord will all be attending Star Wars Celebration Europe for a special Future Filmmakers panel. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Halo Giveaway Contest

October 28, 2015 at 4:02 pm | Posted in Books, Contest, Sci-Fi | Leave a comment
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And the winners of our Halo: Last Light giveaway contest are…Anthony Grenus and tallpaul02. Congratulations! We want to thank everyone who entered and be sure to keep an eye out for more giveaways in the weeks to come.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Halo Giveaway Contest

October 27, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Sci-Fi | 4 Comments
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Halo 5: Guardians is out today, and to celebrate, Gallery Books has given us two copies of Troy Denning’s Halo: Last Light to giveaway! Last Light is part detective story and part treasure hunt as detective Veta Lopis investigates a series of murders in an elaborate cave system despite the interference from Spartans who are hunting the caves for an ancient relic. As things sprawl into rebellion and warfare, the story heats up for lots of fun. On top of that, the book contains a downloadable content code for Halo 5: Guardians.

To win a copy of Halo: Last Light, just leave a comment in this post letting us know which Halo game is your favorite. We’ll pick two random winners Wednesday evening.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

 

New Release and Review: ‘Halo: Last Light’ by Troy Denning

September 15, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Halo: Last Light by Troy Denning is out today from Gallery Books. Click here to read our full review.

It is 2553, and the three-decade long Covenant War that defined a generation has suddenly drawn to a close. Yet, in the remotest parts of human space, tensions remain that threaten to overflow into another full-scale conflict. Beneath the surface of the planet Gao lies a vast cavern system renowned for its therapeutic effects and rumored miraculous cures. But now Gao natives are turning up brutally murdered down there—violent acts that happen to coincide with the recent arrival of a UNSC research battalion protected by Spartan Blue Team, led by the renowned Spartan-II Fred-104.

Maverick detective Veta Lopis of the Gao Ministry of Protection is only trying to do her job as the Special Inspector assigned to catch a serial killer—one who is possibly hiding within the Spartan ranks—but she never anticipates the situation spiraling out of control into an all-out crisis. When Gao is revealed to harbor ancient Forerunner technology that could solidify the UNSC’s military supremacy for centuries to come, Insurrection loyalists within the planetary government will do anything—even align with a vicious faction of what remains of the Covenant—to ensure that never happens…

Official Product Page

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Around the Web

August 21, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Conventions, DK, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web.

Book News

  • Troy Denning posted a mini-excerpt from his upcoming book Halo: Last Light which will be out September 15th.

“Special Inspector Veta Lopis had been raised to hate and fear everything about the United Nations Space Command, from its sheer might and criminal war practices to the murderous thugs it called Spartans.”

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Around the Web

May 15, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp has debuted at #17 on the New York Times Best Sellers List and #8 on Publishers Weekly bestsellers list. It’s also getting a third printing.
  • There’s a new blurb up for Dark Disciple by Christie Golden.
  • StarWarsTimeline.Net is release a previously unpublished Star Wars novel that was once approved by Lucasfilm and written by Kenneth C. Flint called The Heart of the Jedi. They are releasing it four chapters at a time and the first four chapters are up.
  • Star Wars Upcoming Books & Comics posted a rundown on the upcoming short fiction coming from Star Wars Insider.
  • Star Wars Frames is being released as a postcard book. You can check out the listing on Amazon.
  • Jawa James posted a view interview with Ultimate Star Wars author Adam Bray. which reveals he is *probably* working on a second visual guide for Star Wars Rebels.
  • And video of the Ultimate Star Wars book tour featuring authors Tricia Barr and Adam Bray which you can watch here.
  • Cobra by Timothy Zahn is now available via Bean Books’ free library.
  • And with the television premiere of Wayward Pines this week, you can check out Timothy Zahn‘s tie-in novella Tree of Life.
  • Troy Denning‘s Halo novel Last Night received a cover reveal.

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Around the Web

March 20, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Contest, Conventions, Fantasy, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Video Games | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

Comic News

  • Marvel announced that Stuart Immonen will be replacing artist John Cassaday on the Star Wars series starting with Star Wars #8. There will also be a special guest artist doing Star Wars #7 making Cassaday’s last comic Star Wars #6.
  • I missed this one last week, but Marvel revealed the cover for Shattered Empire #1 which will be out September 2015.

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