Tim Curry is the new Palpatine

February 28, 2013 at 5:13 pm | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

The big news today is that Tim Curry will be the new Palpatine in Star Wars Episode VII! Luring Mickey Skywalker over to to the dark side, Tim Curry ala cloned Palpatine will have his revenge!

Okay, so maybe that there is a complete Ewok fantasy, but we love a good joke. Anyways, Tim Curry will be taking over the voice work for Palptaine in The Clone Wars television show and his voice work can be heard in the season finale which will be aired Saturday. In case you don’t know who Tim Curry is, he’s this guy. Continue Reading Tim Curry is the new Palpatine…

Ashley Eckstein Live Chat Transcript

February 28, 2013 at 3:45 pm | Posted in Events, Her Universe, Interview, Star Wars, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

The Clone Wars voice actress Ashley Eckstein did a live chat with Star Wars Books the other day covering a multitude of topics. You can check out the full chat here, or scan below for our edited transcript.

Ashley Eckstein: Hi Everyone! Thank you for joining the chat! I am looking forward to your questions! Ask away!

Ashley, my question is simple – do you ever feel like you are bringing in a wider audience to Star Wars with how you have Her Universe and such a powerful character in The Clone Wars? Adding a breath of fresh air to the fanbase so to say?

AE: I do believe that The Clone Wars has introduced Star Wars to a new generation of fans. I also think having a female Jedi like Ahsoka has brought a lot more girls into the franchise. I think Her Universe has made it a lot easier for female fans to be vocal about the fact that they like Star Wars. Continue Reading Ashley Eckstein Live Chat Transcript…

New Short Story from John Ostrander “Eruption”

February 28, 2013 at 2:42 pm | Posted in Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Insider, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books posted an update today covering various Star Wars topics including the news that Dark Horse Comics writer John Ostrander will be writing a short story for Star Wars Insider called “Eruption” which will include artwork by Jan Duursema. “It’s a fun adventure starring Je’daii Rangers Hawk Ryo from the DOTJ comic and Into the Void cover girl, Lanoree Brock.” It will be in Star Wars Insider #141 as well the upcoming novel Into the Void.

Also mentioned was a new short story pitch by Jason Fry starring a character from The Clone Wars that has been green-lighted, Tusken Raider action in John Jackson Miller’s Kenobi, and some hints on Joe Schreiber’s Maul: Lockdown that included input from James Luceno. You can check out the full update here.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Dawn of the Jedi: Prisoner of Bogan #3’

February 28, 2013 at 11:35 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The hunt continues as Je’daii and Force hounds chase after Xesh and Lok. One thing is for sure, there’s a lot of action in this issue. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us #2’

February 28, 2013 at 8:41 am | Posted in Comic Books, DC Comics, Reviews | Leave a comment
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You gotta love that cover: Superman, Batman and fire. Comic writer Tom Taylor teams up in this issue with some talented folks to knock out the next chapter in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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