Review: Darth Vader and Son 2022 Wall Calendar

December 22, 2021 at 6:56 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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I’ve never reviewed a calendar before, so here goes. Chronicle Books sent me a 2022 calendar featuring the beautiful artwork of Darth Vader and his kids by the talented Jeffrey Brown. If you’re a fan of the Darth Vader and Son books, this is a great calendar option for next year.

Each month features a large size print of Jeffrey Brown’s Star Wars artwork. They’re great reproductions as each of them are pieces that have appeared in his Star Wars books. The calendar is done on nice thick paper. Each month is easy to read and features all the holidays and then some.

Overall, it’s a nice calendar and it looks great hanging on the wall. Unlike a lot of calendars, this one will be perfect for Star Wars fans, especially if you have kids. So if you need a last minute gift, or you just need to pick up a calendar for the new year, this one is a perfect option. Five out of five.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘A Vader Family Sithmas’ by Jeffrey Brown

October 6, 2021 at 5:19 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Get a jump on the holidays with A Vader Family Sithmas which is out now.

Official Product Link

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New Jeffrey Brown Star Wars Book

February 26, 2021 at 6:28 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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This Week in Star Wars revealed a new book for Jeffrey Brown, along with some other news.

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New Release and Review: ‘Rey and Pals’ by Jeffrey Brown

August 20, 2019 at 7:19 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

Jeffrey Brown’s newest book Rey and Pals is out today in hardcover from Chronicle Books.

What if Rey hadn’t grown up all alone on dusty planet Jakku, but instead had a galaxy of friends to play with? New York Times bestselling author of the Darth Vader and Son series Jeffrey Brown returns to the Star Wars galaxy with a collection of brand-new adventures starring young Rey and Kylo, Finn and Poe, Hux and Phasma, Rose and BB-8—all under the watch of Luke, General Leia, Han, and Chewie. Whether it’s Kylo trying to use the Force to cheat at Go Fish, Poe bowling with BB-8, or Rey lifting rocks to play hide and seek, Jeffrey Brown’s charmingly hilarious vision will delight of Star Wars fans of all ages.

For more information on Rey and Pals, you can check out the official product page at Chronicle Books. You can check out our review of Rey and Pals right here.

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‘Rey and Pals’ Interview with Jeffrey Brown

August 19, 2019 at 6:54 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Interview, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Tomorrow, Jeffrey Brown’s new book Rey and Pals will be out from Chronicle Books and we had the opportunity to ask him a few questions. Enjoy!

What’s your creative process like? For example, do you start with a list of ideas for the jokes, or do you start with doodles or thumbnail sketches to develop the ideas.

I usually start with the ideas – for Rey and Pals, I came up with almost 200 initial ideas! Sometimes these start with a quote from one of the films and I need to figure out a situation to use it, or I might want to make a joke about a real life situation and figure out what scene from the film I could use to make the joke. Other times there’s something from the films I want to draw – like Maz’s castle with its menagerie of aliens – and I need to figure out a joke that might fit with it. These ideas are all drawn as tiny thumbnail sketches, which I then work with my editors at Chronicle and Lucasfilm to refine and flesh out before I start final artwork. Continue Reading ‘Rey and Pals’ Interview with Jeffrey Brown…

‘Rey and Pal’s Giveaway Winner

August 19, 2019 at 6:52 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Contest, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

And the winner is… Shane! Congratulations! We want to thank everyone who entered and be on the look out for Rey and Pals which will be out tomorrow.

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Giveaway: ‘Rey and Pals’ by Jeffrey Brown

August 16, 2019 at 5:39 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Contest, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 4 Comments

Rey and Pals by Jeffrey Brown will be out next week and to help celebrate, we’re giving away a free copy of the book. To enter, just leave a comment on this post telling us who your favorite new character is from the The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi or The Rise of Skywalker. We will pick a random winner on Monday (August 19th).

To be eligible you must reside in the continental United States.

For more information on Rey and Pals, you can check out the official product page at Chronicle Books.

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Book Review: ‘The Rebel Files’ by Dan Wallace

July 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment
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The Rebel Files by Dan Wallace is out today in hardcover from Chronicle Books. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

June 1, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Chronicle Books, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story will be getting a Del Rey novelization which will be out in September and is being written by Mur Lafferty, a newcomer to Star Wars.
  • Amy Ratcliffe will be writing a new Star Wars book called Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy which will be out in October in hardcover. You can check out the full details here and an interview with Amy talking about the book.
  • Canto Bight is out this week in paperback.

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration ticket prices have been revealed. Continue Reading Around the Web…

New Release: ‘Darth Vader & Son’ and ‘Vaders Little Princess’ Deluxe Box Set

September 8, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader & Son and Vader’s Little Princess Deluxe Box Set is out today from Chronicle Books.

Jeffrey Brown’s beloved reimagination of the Star Wars universe featuring Darth Vader as a devoted dad to young Luke and Leia has charmed and captivated fans of all ages, and the books have become galactic bestsellers and classics in their own right.

This deluxe gift box set reproduces the first two books in the series (Darth Vader & Son and Vader’s Little Princess) in a large format that showcases Brown’s funny, colorful work (and doubles as ‘storybook size’ for those sharing the books with young Jedis).

The slipcase edition also includes two unique, 4-color frameable art prints created just for this set, as well as custom artwork for the slipcase box.

Official Product Page

Note this one is 8″ x 8″ in comparison to the normal 6-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ format of the previous versions.

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