New Release: ‘Rogue One #1’, ‘Star Wars #30’ & More

April 5, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Marvel has four new Star Wars releases today.

Rogue One Adaptation #1 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artists: Phil Noto, Terry Dodson (variant), Joe Quinones (droids variant), John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Mike Mayhew (40th anniversary variant)

The Rebellion is here! The biggest movie of the year jumps from the big screen to the comic book page! All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super-weapon — the Death Star. New heroes Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans to destroy the new super-weapon. Written by Jody Houser (MAX RIDE) and drawn by Emilio Laiso (STAR WARS ANNUAL; HERCULES), join as the story is set up for the epic saga to follow…

Details: 48 pages, Rated T, $4.99

Star Wars #30

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artists: Stuart Immonen, John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant), Javier Rodriguez (40th anniversary variant)

It seems a battle from Yoda’s past has come to Luke’s present! Luke has stumbled upon the last native on the planet…and the stonepower is strong with this one!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Special Edition: A New Hope HC

Writer: Bruce Jones
Penciller: Eduardo Barreto
Cover Artist: Dave Dorman

Revisit the original space opera in a comic-book adaptation of the special edition of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, the ultimate realization of George Lucas’ creative vision! Meet young Luke Skywalker, whose destiny lies in the stars! And join him as he finds himself at the center of a Rebellion against the imposing Empire and its ruthless enforcer, Darth Vader! But what hope do the freedom fighters have of defeating the planet-destroying Imperial Death Star? With new scenes, including Han Solo’s early encounter with Jabba the Hutt, alongside classic moments with Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, Obi-Wan Kenobi and more, it’s everything you could want from Star Wars between two covers! Collecting STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE — SPECIAL EDITION #1-4.

Details: 112 pages, Rated T, $24.99, oversized trim

Star Wars Box Set Slipcase

Celebrate Star Wars with a box set that you’ll need to be Force-strong to lift! Enjoy adaptations of every film in the series so far, plus a prelude to The Force Awakens. Follow Luke Skywalker and his fellow rebels into all-new adventures with the first collection of Marvel’s best-selling new Star Wars series, and turn to the dark side with Darth Vader’s own debut volume! Then savor a stunning gallery of Star Wars covers by Marvel’s greatest artists. It’s the ultimate celebration of cinema’s greatest sci-fi epic in comic-book form! Includes STAR WARS: EPISODE I — THE PHANTOM MENACE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE II — ATTACK OF THE CLONES PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE III — REVENGE OF THE SITH PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE IV — A NEW HOPE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE V — THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: EPISODE VI — RETURN OF THE JEDI PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: JOURNEY TO THE FORCE AWAKENS — SHATTERED EMPIRE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: HEROES FOR A NEW HOPE PREMIERE HC, STAR WARS: THE MARVEL COVERS VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC and STAR WARS BOX SET POSTER.

Details: Rated T, $350.00

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

April 5, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 5 to 11th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 6

  • Central Garrison will be in Dickinson, ND for Albers Humanities Festival at Dickinson State University Campus.
  • New England Garrison will be at the Cub Scout Pack 88 Meeting.
  • Star Garrison will be in Odessa, TX for the Rainbow Room Fundraiser.

April 7

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the Corporate Challenge Kick Off Party 2017 at Truman Sports Complex from 2:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Ottawa, KS for SciFi and Superheroes at Carnegie Cultural Center from April 7 to 8th.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Myrtle Beach, SC for the Horry County Special Olympics Spring Games at Pelicans Ballpark from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and in Greenville, SC for an event at Greenville Zoo from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Dutch Garrison will be in Roden for the LEGO Star Warriors opening.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in North East, MD for Cecil-Con at Cecil College from 5:00 to 9:00 PM, and in Chesapeake City, MD for PBIS at Bo Manor Middle School from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Temecula, CA for the Girl Scout STEM event.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow the Science Lates event at the Glasgow Science Centre from April 7 to 9th.

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