New Releases: ‘Kanan #8’, ‘Star Wars #12’ and ‘Vader Down #1’

November 18, 2015 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has four new releases today: Kanan #8, Star Wars #12, Vader Down #1 and the TPB for Shattered Empire.

Kanan #8

Writer: Greg Weisman
Artist: Pepe Larraz
Cover Artist: Mark Brooks

Young Caleb Dume has not yet been to war…But now, the Jedi Temple is under attack! Can a Padawan really make a difference?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #12

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist/Cover Artist: Stuart Immonen
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Stuart Immonen (sketch variant)

Showdown on the Smuggler’s Moon! Plus: Lightsabers! Loads of Lightsabers! And finally: the truth about Sana Solo!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Vader Down #1 (Part 1 of 6)

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Mike Deodato
Cover Artist: Mark Brooks

When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, the rebels will learn the true strength of the Dark Side of the Force! Once Vader crashes on a nearby planet, the Rebellion is willing to risk everything for this once-in-a-lifetime chance to take out one of their biggest enemies! Luke! Vader! Leia! Aphra! Han! Chewie! And all manner of Droid, good and evil!

Details: 40 pages, one shot, Rated T, $4.99

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

Writer: Greg Rucka
Penciller: Marco Checchetto
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

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! Collecting JOURNEY TO STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – SHATTERED EMPIRE #1-4, PRINCESS LEIA #1 and STAR WARS (1977) #1.

Details: 136 pages, Rated T, $16.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #12’

November 18, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Darth Vader #12 wraps things up and begins laying the foundation for the upcoming Vader Down mini-series, crossover event. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Chewbacca #3’

November 18, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Chewbacca #3 saves the miners from the dying in the caves, but will they now just die on the surface? Can Chewbacca and Zarro save them? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

November 18, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from November 18 to 24th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

November 18

  • Dutch Garrison will be in Amsterdam for the Star Wars: Battlefront launch party.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Tokyo for the Star Wars Tokyo Sky Walk at Tokyo Skytree.
  • New England Garrison will be at the Legoland Discovery Center for Adult Night.

November 19

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for Legoland Adult Night at Legoland Discovery Center from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • German Garrison will be in Stuttgart for Games Messe Stuttgart from November 19 to 22nd.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Marquette, MI for Culture of Cult Star Wars Art Show.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Canton, OH for Glenmoor Country Club’s Star Wars Night to Celebrate The Force Awakens from 6:00 to 10:00 PM, and in Delaware, OH for the Central Ohio Symphony Star Wars concert from November 19 to 20th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Eldersburg, MD for the Jedi Academy at Eldersburg Library from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will in Kingaroy for a school formal escort.

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