New Release: ‘Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – Episode 4’

May 14, 2013 at 4:16 pm | Posted in eBooks, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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The fun continues in John Jackson Miller’s sci-fi eSerial Overdraft: The Orion Offensive with today’s release of “Episode 4 – Winner’s Curse.”

Remember that the price on Amazon includes all eight digital episodes of the story which will be released every two weeks. You can check out John Jackson Miller’s site for all the details, including a handy glossary and timeline. You can check out our reviews here: Episode 1Episode 2, Episode 3.

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Happy Birthday, George Lucas

May 14, 2013 at 1:23 pm | Posted in Birthday | Leave a comment

It’s thank the maker day! Today we wish a happy birthday to George Lucas.

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Newsarama Interview With Hardman and Bechko of Legacy 2

May 14, 2013 at 11:52 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse | Leave a comment
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Star-Wars-Legacy-4-coverGabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko sat down with Newsarama and talked about their series, Legacy 2.  While Legacy 2 maintained some of the Legacy comics characters, it also introduced the character of Ania Solo to the GFFA, and Hardman and Bechko discuss this character and their approach to telling a Star Wars story.

We love Star Wars and set out to tell a story that could capture that epic, fun, pulpy feel that the first trilogy did so well. That said, we have no intention of dressing up Luke Skywalker’s story in different clothes and retelling it. The key is to give the reader something familiar and fresh at the same time, and we’re doing our best to pull that off. Honestly, we’re also just trying to tell a Star Wars story that we would want to read.

You can read the entire interview and their plans for Legacy 2 on Newsarama.

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New Lone Ranger Trailer

May 14, 2013 at 11:34 am | Posted in Disney, Movies | Leave a comment

The third trailer for The Lone Ranger has been released, and now I want to see this movie more than ever.  Helena Bonham Carter has gun leg.  What more could you ask for?

(via Disney)

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The Star Wars Art of Livio Ramondelli

May 14, 2013 at 9:44 am | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars, The Roqoo Depot Galleria | Leave a comment

It was recently revealed that a new Star Wars cover artist will be joining the Legacy team for Legacy Volume 2 #6. Livio Ramondelli, however, is no stranger to Star Wars. One look at his deviantART page and you’ll quickly notice some Star Wars pieces.

In order to welcome Livio to the Star Wars Expanded Universe community, we’ve put together an art gallery showcasing some of his great Star Wars artwork. We hope you enjoy it. Continue Reading The Star Wars Art of Livio Ramondelli…

Book Review: ‘Hair Raising’ by Kevin J. Anderson

May 14, 2013 at 12:05 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Sometimes you need a book that’s fun and stress free. Thankfully Kevin J. Anderson’s Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. series fits that need perfectly. The latest addition to the zombie detective series is Hair Raising. Like all of the other books, it’s imaginative, humorous and a joy to read. Best of all, it’s a decent spot for new readers to dive in. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy’

May 14, 2013 at 12:00 am | Posted in Art, Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequel Trilogy comes out today from Abrams Books. Edited by J.W. Rinzler and with an introduction by Star Wars storyboard and concept artists Iain McCaig, the book is a 352 page hardcover that collects the best storyboards from Episode I, II and III. You can find full details about the book here on Abram’s website.

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