Mighty Max, the mini-Vader, to Have Heart Surgery

June 13, 2012 at 1:03 pm | Posted in Miscellaneous | 1 Comment

“Mom, I don’t have a choice. I have to go through it. I don’t like it and it’s still scary — but I have to. So I think I might as well go through it with a good attitude.”

Talk about a kid with heart.  Not only was he the star of one of the Superbowl best ads — in our opinion ever — he also raises money for other kids with heart conditions at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles.  Now Max needs some heart magic of his own.  Born with congenital defects, Max is undergoing open heart surgery tomorrow.  May the Force be with you, Max.

Read the full text of Max’s mother’s email here.

Posted by Synlah for Roqoo Depot

A Closer Look at ‘Scoundrels’

June 13, 2012 at 7:21 am | Posted in Art, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Yesterday’s unveiling of the back cover of Timothy Zahn’s Scoundrels revealed not only some new characters, but some new images of fan favorite characters, too. While this won’t be the full line up for the novel, it does give us something to dig into. First off, I think it’s rather interesting that the cover has a criminal lineup theme. Not only does it resonate with the title of the book, but is also vibes with the plot. Plus it’s remininiscent of the character lineups in the Ultimate Alien Anthology. Speaking of which… Continue Reading A Closer Look at ‘Scoundrels’…

Comic Review: ‘Knight Errant: Escape #1’

June 13, 2012 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Kerra Holt is back in Knight Errant: Escape #1, and things are stranger than ever. Once again on her own, Kerra must infiltrate the Sith, fend off twisted dark side monsters, and risk it all for a chance to find something she’s been looking for all along. Click here to read the full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

June 13, 2012 at 12:01 am | Posted in 501st, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from June 13-19. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and show support for your local 501st garrison.

June 13

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Upland, CA for the Upland Martial Arts Center ‘Star Wars Day’ from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Oslo, Norway for Bjorn Jacobsen’s retirement from Fox Films.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Ashley, OH for Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp.

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New Release: ‘Knight Errant: Escape #1’

June 13, 2012 at 12:00 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Kerra Holt is back in Knight Errant: Escape #1!

Jedi Knight Kerra Holt’s next mission starts with a very personal and ultrasecret investigation! But with the dark realities of Sith territory surrounding her, something unexpected may be taking hold of the lone Jedi! As she takes the first step toward her goal, Kerra knows there will be no turning back!

Click here for a six page preview.

Writer: John Jackson Miller
Penciller: Marco Castiello
Inker: Vincenzo Acunzo
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Benjamin Carré, Mike Hawthorne (alternate cover)

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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