New Releases: ‘Darth Vader #3’, ‘Doctor Aphra #9’ & ‘The Original Marvel Years Vol 2’

July 12, 2017 at 12:05 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today.

Darth Vader #3

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artist: Olivier Coipel

Vader sets his sights on a Jedi who’s avoided Order 66…a Jedi Master who’s long lived in seclusion…a Jedi more powerful than any Vader has faced before…

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Doctor Aphra #9

Writer: Kieron Gillen
Artist: Kev Walker
Cover Artist: Kamome Kamiyama
Variant Cover: Reilly Brown (40th anniversary)

Aphra’s back with a brand-new plan that’s guaranteed to pay! There’s just one teensy problem…It involves surrounding herself by some of the galaxy’s biggest baddies. And they don’t like Aphra’s tricks!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Original Marvel Years Vol. 2 TPB

Writers: Mary Jo Duffy, Archie Goodwin, Michael Golden and Chris Claremont
Pencillers: Carmine Infantino, Michael Golden and Mike Vosburg
Cover Artist: Carmine Infantino

Marvel’s original exploration of the Star Wars galaxy continues — and all your favorites are along for the ride! Luke and Leia are trapped in a siege at Yavin! Obi-Wan Kenobi fights alone! Cyborgs clash when Darth Vader takes on bounty hunter Beilert Valance! And Han and Chewie answer the question, “Whatever happened to Jabba?” Lightsabers clash, there’s thunder in the stars and a red queen rises as the Dark Lord of the Sith finally discovers the identity of the young Jedi who destroyed the Death Star! Prepare for a Skywalker showdown setting the stage for The Empire Strikes Back! Plus: Rarely seen tales from the United Kingdom! Collecting STAR WARS (1977) #24-38 and ANNUAL #1, and STAR WARS WEEKLY (UK) #94-99 and #104-115.

Details: 448 pages, Rated T, $39.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #16’

July 12, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Poe Dameron #16 finishes off the adventure with the Rosary, thus picking up before the events of Poe Dameron Annual #2. Click here for the full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #8’

July 12, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #8 wraps up The Screaming Citadel arc and the ending isn’t very surprising. Click here to read the full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

July 12, 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 July 12 to 18th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 12

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Orem, UT for Star Wars Night with the Orem Owlz from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AL for Stampede Kids Day at Stampede Grounds, and in Calgary, AL for Wood’s Home Breakfast #2 at Parkdale Campus.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Devos Children’s Hospital Visit.
  • Southern California Garrison will be at Family Kids Camp, in Orange, CA for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp, and visiting CHOC Hospital Child Life Services.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the Taxi Wave Off at Sainsburys Supermarket from 8:00 to 10:00 AM.

July 13

  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity Fundraiser at Buchanan Galleries from July 13 to 16th.

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