Comic Review: ‘Hellboy Winter Special 2017’

January 25, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment

Hellboy Winter Special 2017 rounds up some wintery stories to put a chill on your bones as they wade through snow to deal with some supernatural threats. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Star Wars #27’ & Star Wars Newspaper Strips Vol 1

January 25, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has two new Star Wars releases today.

Star Wars #27

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Stuart Immonen
Variant Covers: Ryan Stegman (Star Wars 40th Anniversary), John Tyler Christopher (Action Figure)

Master Yoda finds himself on an all-new world…full of vicious, mysteriously powered children?! Not easy, will this be.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99, ongoing

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Newspaper Strips Vol. 1 TPB

Writers: Russ Manning, Steve Gerber, Russ Helm, Archie Goodwin
Pencillers: Russ Manning, Alfredo Alcala, Al Williamson
Cover Artist: Al Williamson

Classic tales of Star Wars, from the funny pages to your bookshelves! Beginning in 1979, fans got a daily dose of a galaxy far, far away in their newspapers — now, with this volume, you can savor those stories without the 24-hour wait! C-3PO chronicles the adventures of the Rebel heroes! Luke takes his chances on a gambler’s world! A sojourn on Tatooine is anything but peaceful! Princess Leia is put to work as an Imperial servant! Han Solo makes another Kessel Run! Han and Chewie get more than they bargained for on a job! And Boba Fett makes his print debut! Collecting CLASSIC STAR WARS: THE EARLY ADVENTURES #1-9, CLASSIC STAR WARS: HAN SOLO AT STARS’ END #1-3, CLASSIC STAR WARS #1-3 and material from CLASSIC STAR WARS #4.

Details: 472 pages, Rated T, $39.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #3’

January 25, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Doctor Aphra #3 turns out to be a very entertaining comic. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

January 25, 2017 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 January 25 to February 1st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

January 26

  • Star Garrison will be at the Pearland Chamber of Commerce annual banquet.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the Visit for Finn.

January 27

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for the Winter Club Intergalactic Food and Beverage Show.
  • Central Garrison will be in Grand Island, NE for Rogue One at the Grand Theater from 5:00 to 7:15 PM.
  • Rancor Raiders Garrison will be in Southaven, MS for Pack the House for St. Jude event at the Riverkings’ game at Lander’s Center from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

January 28

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for the Troop for Lucas, and in Calgary, AB for Roughnecks Star Wars Night at the Saddledome.
  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Evansville, IN for Star Wars Night with the Thunderbolts at the Ford Center.
  • Central Garrison will be in Central City, NE for the Rogue One State Theater Foundation Fundraiser at Central City Theater from 5:30 to 8:30 PM, and in Lincoln, NE for a visit to Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in McMinnville, OR for Reaching for the Stars at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and in Forest Grove, OR for Celebrate Star Wars at the Forest Grove Library.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Baldwin, PA for Star Wars Day at the Brentwood Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, and in Cranberry Township, PA for the Star Wars Public Skate at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Albany, NY for Star Wars Night with the Albany Devils.
  • New England Garrison will be in Worcester, MA for EcoTarium Star Wars Day.
  • Star Garrison will be at BrazCo Teen Comic Con.
  • UK Garrison will be in Nottingham for the It Takes Two charity concert at The Royal Centre from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.

January 29

  • Dutch Garrison will be in Hoorn for the Vintage Collectors Meet & Greet.
  • UK Garrison will be in Telford for the Tattoo Freeze 2017 at Telford International Centre from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

January 30

  • Garrison Titan will be in Puyallup, WA for the Star Wars Junior Fan Club at Puyallup Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.

January 31

  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for the Washington Auto Show from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Next Databurst…February 1st.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at) and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot. Shoot straight and troop on.

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