New Releases: ‘Star Wars #28’ and ‘Darth Maul #1’

February 1, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel doubles down today with two new Star Wars releases.

Star Wars #28

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Stuart Immonen
Variant Covers: John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Meghan Hetrick (Star Wars 40th Anniversary)

Master Yoda finds himself overpowered and captured! Imprisoned within the caves, the master must become a student once more. Plus…Ben and Luke feel the ripples of the Jedi Master’s tale!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Maul #1 (of 5)

Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Rod Reis
Variant Covers: Rod Reis (sketch variant), Rafael Albuquerque (variant), Mark Brooks (variant), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Terry Dodson (Star Wars 40th Anniversary), animation variant cover and movie variant cover

Bred on hate, fear, and anger…steeped in the ways of darkness…and trained to kill. Darth Maul’s time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows, but at last we will reveal his tale of revenge. From writer Cullen Bunn (DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, WOLVERINE) and artist Luke Ross (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, HERCULES) comes a tale of rage unleashed as Darth Maul prepares for his first encounter with the Jedi.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #27’

February 1, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #27 continues the Yoda adventure as the little Jedi master enters the Lord of the Flies. Can Yoda teach these children the way of the Force, or will they teach him a thing or two about size matters not? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

February 1, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from February 1 to 7th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 1

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Suwanee, GA for Need Wars from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

February 2

  • Timberline Garrison will be in Rexburg, ID for the Cub Scouts Blue and Gold Banquet.

February 3

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Atlanta, GA for Days of the Dead from February 3 to 5th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Kalamazoo, MI for Star Wars Night with the Kalamazoo Wings.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore, MD for a John Hopkins Hospital visit.

February 4

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Sandy, UT for Winter Palooza 2017 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Family Fun Night for Foothills Academy at Telus Spark.
  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for the Lifescape Mall Walk at Empire Mall.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Portland, OR for the Winterhawks Mascot Night.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Prague for PragoFFestu 2017.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Buford, GA for the Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Byron Center, MI for Byron Center Rec. Comic-Con from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Hokkaido Sapporo for the Greenbird Volunteer Cleanup.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Rutherglen Comic Con at Rutherglen Library from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

February 5

  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Lafayette, LA for The Camp Bow Wow 5K-9.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Danville, PA for the Cub Scouts Banquet from 1:30 to 2:30 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Kanagawa Prefecture for the Festival at Yamakida Station Morning Market.

Next Databurst…February 8th.

*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.

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