New Releases: ‘Darth Vader Annual #1’, ‘Kanan #9’ and Star Wars Legends Infinities

December 16, 2015 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases out today: Darth Vader Annual #1, Kanan #9 and Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Infinities TPB.

Darth Vader Annual #1

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Leinil Yu

The planet Shu-Torin has gone against the will of the Empire. It’s time for Vader to bring them in line. A great, evil jumping-on point for fans of the Dark Lord!

Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Kanan #9

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

Caleb Dume enters the Clone Wars for the first time! He and his new Master Bilaba take command of a Clone troop…and face one of the most deadly Serparatist generals…GRIEVOUS!

Details: 32 page, Rated T, $3.99
Release Date: December 16, 2015

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Infinities TPB

Writers: Chris Warner, Dave Land, Adam Gallardo and J.W. Rinzler
Pencillers: Drew Johnson, Al Rio, Davide Fabbri, Ryan Benjamin, Mike Mayhew and Scott Kolins
Cover Artist: Nick Runge

The stories you know — reimagined! Play “What if?” with the original trilogy in a series of tales exploring the endless possibilities of Star Wars. How would A New Hope have gone if Luke Skywalker missed the target in his attack on the Death Star? What would have become of the Rebel Alliance if Luke perished in the icy wastelands of Hoth during The Empire Strikes Back? What if Return of the Jedi’s rescue of Han Solo had gone badly wrong? And in the ultimate alternate take on the galaxy far, far away, follow Annikin Starkiller into The Star Wars in an epic based on the original draft of George Lucas’ screenplay! Collecting STAR WARS INFINITIES: A NEW HOPE #1-4, STAR WARS INFINITIES: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK #1-4, STAR WARS INFINITIES: RETURN OF THE JEDI #1-4 and THE STAR WARS #0-8.

Details: 504 pages, Rate T, $39.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars Annual #1’

December 16, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars Annual #1 caps off the series with an average oversized comic. While it is a complete story, it’s nothing groundbreaking. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

December 16, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Episode VII, Events, Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 16 to 22nd. Be on the look out for The Force Awakens events all weekend long as the 501st will be out in force. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 16

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Derby, KS for the Star Wars marathon at Aviator Church.
  • Alabama Garrison will be in Birmingham, AL for the UAB basketball game at Bartow Arena.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in South Jordan, UT for The Force Awakens at The District from 7:00 to 11:00 PM.
  • Austrian Garrison will be in Donauplexx for Star Wars: The Force Awakens preview from 4:00 to 11:00 PM, and in Braunau for the premiere at Diesel Cinema from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM.
  • Dutch Garrison will be in Amsterdam for Star Wars: The Force AwakensThe Movies – Amsterdam, in Vlissingen for Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cinecity, in Eindhoven for Star Wars: The Force Awakens JT Eindhoven, and in Sittard for Star Wars: The Force Awakens Foroxity.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Newark, Delaware for the Star Wars Premiere Party at Blue Hen Comics from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Greece Public Library Star Wars Party.
  • German Garrison will be in Berlin for The Force Awakens at Zoo Palast, and in Stuttgart for The Force Awakens at Ufa-Palast.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Atlanta, GA for the Newell Rubbermaid Young Professional Star Wars Celebration at 3:00 PM, and in Atlanta, GA for Star Wars Night with the Hawks.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Livonia, MI for The Force Awakens opening night fundraiser at Phoenix Theater.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for a Star Wars themed dinner at Table Donkey and Stick restaurant.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Joppa, MD for Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens party from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at The Force Awakens midnight screening at Australia Fair, at The Force Awakens premiere at Anime Exchange, and at Event Cinemas Loganholme Hyperplex for the TFA premiere.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Anaheim, CA for The Force Awakens Pre-Party at Phat Collectibles from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Dallas Morning News Star Wars themed holiday party, and at the Star Wars event at University Park Library.
  • UK Garrison will be in Newquay for the midnight screening for The Force Awakens at Lighthouse Cinema.

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