Marvel Star Wars Solicitations for April 2016

January 19, 2016 at 5:12 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for April 2016. Here’s the Star Wars rundown.

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Phil Noto
Variant Covers: Phil Noto, John Cassaday, Joe Quinones and John Tyler Christopher

AN ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES SPINNING OUT OF STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS! Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission…Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force. Revealing backstory leading directly into the holidays’ greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order brought to you by writer Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil) and artist Phil Noto (Star Wars: Chewbacca, Black Widow)!

Details: 40 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Obi-Wan and Anakin #4 (of 5)

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist/Cover Artist: Marco Checchetto

Obi-wan and Anakin are trapped on opposite sides of a war…and if they’re not careful, they’re going to get caught in the crossfire! Plus…why does Anakin want to leave the order?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars #18

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist/Cover Artist: Leinil Francis Yu
Variant Covers: Leinil Francis Yu and John Tyler Christopher

With the Rebel base completely overtaken, our only hope is…Leia…Sana…and APHRA?!? Can they save the Imperial prisoners? Do they want to?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader #19

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Mark Brooks

The SHU-TORUN WAR concludes! Will Vader bring the Ore Barons in line? Or will Cylo and his warriors show the Dark Lord how it’s done?

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars: Kanan Vol. 2 – First Blood TPB

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

Continue to explore the early days of Kanan Jarrus, the sensational star of Star Wars Rebels! You’ve seen Kanan’s last adventure as a Padawan, now witness his very first! The boy who was Caleb Dune must find his feet as the Clone Wars rage around him. When the Jedi Temple comes under attack, what can a mere Padawan do to make a difference? Caleb and his new Master, Depa Bilaba, will lead their own Clone troop into the furious Battle of Mygeeto. But lying in wait for them there are a pair of Separatist generals, one of whom is one of the most deadly threats in the entire galaxy! Can Caleb and Bilaba survive Grievous? Collecting KANAN #7-12.

Details: 136 pages, Rated T, $17.99

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace HC

Writer: Henry Gilroy
Artist: Rodolfo Damaggio
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew

The official comic-book adaptation of the first chapter in the epic saga of STAR WARS! Years before Luke Skywalker would clash with Darth Vader, turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. But when a pair of Jedi Knights — Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi — are dispatched to end the trade conflict that has gripped the galaxy, they make a surprising discovery: the “chosen one” destined to bring balance to the Force — a young boy named Anakin Skywalker! But this new hope may not last long when an ancient enemy returns to threaten the Jedi after centuries in hiding. As the Sith rise again, the small planet of Naboo finds itself in the middle of a power struggle for the ages. Can Queen Padmé Amidala save her people from invasion? Collecting STAR WARS: EPISODE I — THE PHANTOM MENACE #1-4.

Details: 120 pages, Rated T, $24.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Book Review: ‘The Force Awakens’ Novelization

January 19, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Alan Dean Foster has returned to Star Wars, but with such a momentous task as novelizing The Force Awakens, it comes as a sad blow that it falls short of the mark. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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