New Release: ‘Bounty Hunters #21’

March 30, 2022 at 12:01 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment

One new Star Wars comic release today.

Bounty Hunters #21

Writer: Ethan Sacks, Artist: Paolo Villanelli, Cover Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli, Chris Sprouse (Lucasfilm 50th anniversary variant), and Paolo Villanelli

T’ONGA’S BOUNTY HUNTERS FACE THEIR DEADLIEST MISSION YET! T’ONGA, BOSSK, TASU LEECH, ZUCKUSS, 4-LOM and LOSHA are plot to kidnap the leader of a major crime syndicate. But is the crew walking into a trap? And what is the diabolical DENGAR planning that could jeopardize everything?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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Book Review: ‘When Darkness Prevails’ by David Vissers

March 29, 2022 at 5:29 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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When Darkness Prevails is a debut novel by David Vissers in his brand new series The Zeir Prophecy. The first edition was released in 2017.

I would like to preface my review by stating that Mr. Vissers contacted me and asked if he could send me his books in exchange for a review. What is below are my honest thoughts and impressions about the book. I am in no obligation to change my review.

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New Releases: ‘Halcyon Legacy #2’ & ‘Legacy’

March 16, 2022 at 8:08 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Two new Star Wars comic releases today.

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser – Halcyon Legacy #2

Writer: Ethan Sacks, Artist: Will Sliney, Cover Artists: E.M. Gist, David Lopez (variant), Will Sliney (variant)

YOUR TICKET TO THE HOTTEST RIDE IN THE GALAXY! The Halcyon comes under fire from pirates – with little chance of escape! Who is the mysterious Resistance spy on board that may lead to the fiery end of the ship’s 275-year run? And find out how, years earlier, bounty hunter AURRA SING and a mysterious partner gambled with their lives during the galactic starcruiser’s era as a flying casino!

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Legacy TP Vol 4

Writer: Corinna Bechko, Artist: Gabriel Hardman, Cover Artist: Dave Wilkins

The end of an era! Nearly 140 years after A New Hope, the galaxy is struggling to maintain a newfound peace. Ania Solo is trying to eke out a meager living by salvaging debris from the recently ended war – but when she stumbles upon a damaged communications droid and a stray lightsaber, she and her friends find themselves in deep trouble! Wanted by both the local authorities and a determined Imperial Knight, Ania will soon learn that the lightsaber is at the center of a deadly plot – one that leads straight back to the villainous Sith! And at the very end of the Star Wars Legends timeline, discover C-3PO’s final fate! Collecting STAR WARS: LEGACY (2013) #1-18 and material from STAR WARS TALES #19 and STAR WARS VISIONARIES.

Details: Rated T, $39.99

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Book Review: ‘Avatar’ by S.D. Perry

March 15, 2022 at 5:46 am | Posted in Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Avatar, is a two part book series written by S.D. Perry and was released in May of 2001 by Pocket Books at Simon and Schuster. Because of the relatively short nature of the books, and given the fact of how tied-together they are, I am writing my review of both parts jointly. 

After the Season 7 finale of DS9, the tv show is over, and Pocket Books at Simon and Schuster has the perfect opportunity to take the characters and the story and run wild. They decided to choose S. D. Perry to lead off with this two parter series, and so far it is very good…but not stellar.

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‘Kenobi’ Teaser Trailer

March 10, 2022 at 6:52 am | Posted in Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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EW’s Obi-Wan Coverage

March 9, 2022 at 8:45 am | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Check out the EW cover featuring Ewan as Obi-Wan! Follow the link for more coverage and pics.

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Book Review: ‘The Search For Spock’

March 3, 2022 at 12:53 pm | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | Leave a comment
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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is a novelization of the movie screenplay written and produced by Harve Bennett and adapted by Vonda N. McIntyre.

I have not reviewed too many movie novelizations before, mostly due to the fact that I generally don’t like them as much as original books. However, after the wonderful experience I had with J.M. Dillard’s The Undiscovered Country novelization, I thought I would give this one a try. The Search for Spock is up there as one of my favorite Star Trek movies, and I thought the book might provide some great insights…which it did!

The first 75 pages of this book is entirely new material. These are new scenes and new viewpoints that we never got in the movie. It does an excellent job of bridging the gap between the end of The Wrath of Khan and Search for Spock. Several characters are given viewpoints that the movie doesn’t, and I quite enjoyed them.

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New Releases: ‘Star Wars #21’, ‘The High Republic #15’ & ‘Eye of the Storm #2’

March 2, 2022 at 1:38 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Three new Star Wars releases from Marvel today.

Star Wars #21

Writer: Charles Soule, Artists: Marco Castiello, and Ramon Rosanas, Cover Artists: Chris Sprouse (variant cover), Carlo Pagulayan (variant cover), John Tyler Christopher (variant cover)

STRANDED ON A STAR DESTROYER! After a mission gone wrong, ace Rebel pilot SHARA BEY (POE DAMERON’S mother) was left for dead aboard the TARKIN’S WILL, a huge Star Destroyer. Shara survived and has been hiding deep inside the massive ship ever since, evading COMMANDER ZAHRA’S notice. But her time is up. Can she live long enough to escape?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

Eyes of the Storm #2

Writer: Charles Soule, Artist: Guillermo Sanna, Cover Artist: Ryan Brown, and Phil Noto (variant cover)

ACT TWO: Marchion. The Wreckage. The Hunt. The Storm. In which the Eye of the Nihil exults after a job well done. In which Marchion Ro reveals the source of the Jedi’s greatest fear. In which the future of the Nihil is revealed.

Details: Rated T, $4.99

The High Republic #15

Writer: Cavan Scott, Artist: Ario Anindito, Cover Artist: Phil Noto, and Pasqual Ferry (variant cover)

EVERYTHING CHANGES! Phase one of Star Wars: The High Republic reaches its galaxy-shaking conclusion. Only one person can save the Jedi from the mysterious monsters that stalk Starlight Beacon. Who will live and who will die?

Details: Rated T, $3.99

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