Databurst From the 501st

April 23, 2014 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 23 through 29th. With the weather getting nice, there are plenty of charity walks to check out. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 24

April 25

  • 70th Explorers will be in Kansas City, MO for Kansas City Corporate Challenge 2014 at Truman Sports Complex from 3:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in New Orleans, LA for the Zoo-To-Do for Kids.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Wilmington, NC for the Relay for Life 2014 at Ashley High School.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Allentown, PA for Walk Now For Autism Speaks at Dorney Park from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Pittsburgh, PA at the Carnegie Space Center from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • German Garrison will be in Stuttgart for the FMX Fair.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for C2E2 from April 25-27th (Dan Tefler escort for Comedy Mutant on Friday, 501st panel 1:00 to 2:00 PM Saturday, and they’ll be at the Children’s Blaster Arena).

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Around the Web

April 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books News

  • Star Wars author Kevin Hearne has finished off his untitled Luke Skywalker novel which will be the third book in the Empire and Rebellion series. So far, that book has a tentative January 2015 release date.
  • Author Tim Lebbon did a nice interview with SF Signal you can check out here. It covers his latest novel, Coldbrook.
  • Random House now has a new page for a William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Box Set. No details yet, but collector’s will definitely want to keep an eye out for this one.
  • And over on edelweiss and Rebels Report, they’ve revealed some covers for the Star Wars Rebels books.

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Dark Horse’s WonderCon Schedule

April 17, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Dark Horse Comics will have a presence at WonderCon this weekend and you can catch them at booth #519. Each of their signing will include free posters, comics or prints. There will also be a selection of panels fans can check out.

Signing Schedule

Friday, April 18

  • 1:00 p.m. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Gene Yang
  • 3:00 p.m. Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi: Dan Parsons

Saturday, April 19

  • 11:00 a.m. Bad Houses: Sara Ryan
  • 12:00 p.m. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Gene Yang
  • 3:00 p.m. Tomb Raider: Gail Simone
  • 4:00 p.m. Never Ending: D. J. KirkbrideRobert Love
  • 5:00 p.m. The Fifth Beatle: Vivek J. TiwaryAndrew C. Robinson

Sunday, April 20 Continue Reading Dark Horse’s WonderCon Schedule…

Databurst From the 501st

April 16, 2014 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 16 through 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 16

  • Badlands Garrison will be at a Fan Expo promo event.

April 17

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Adler After Dark at the Adler Planetarium.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Waltham Abbey for Dream Factory Kids Easter Egg Hunt.

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Celebration Anaheim Hosts

April 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm | Posted in Conventions, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Insider #149 has revealed the hosts for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. James Arnold Taylor will be returning to the main stage. Also returning to the digital stage is David Collins. Gus Lopez will once again be hosting the Collecting Track. However, totally new to hosting will be RebelForce Radio hosts Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac who will be hosting the Behind the Scenes Stage.

Thanks to TheForce.Net for the news.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

More Rebels at Wondercon

April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm | Posted in Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

vanessa-marshallJoining Dave Filoni at WonderCon this weekend will be Star Wars Rebels voice actor Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera. Click here to check out the official announcement.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 11, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Detours, Episode VII, Events, Fantasy, Movies, Rumor, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Books News

  • Suvudu has a 50 page preview of Troy Denning‘s latest book The Sentinel which takes place in the Forgotten Realms.
  • Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller has been nominated for the 2014 Scribe Awards Speculative Novel Original category.
  • The Dance Like A Monkey kickstarter is raising money to benefit author CJ Henderson. The anthology will include short stories by authors such as Timothy Zahn, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Michael A. Stackpole, and even Ed Greenwood.
  • Star Wars author Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff was interviewed as part of an article on religious themes in science fiction films. It’s kind of interesting and worth a look.

Convention & Event News

Here’s a list of upcoming conventions and events this month. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

April 9, 2014 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 9 through 15th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 9

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for a visit to Children’s Mercy Hospital, and in Overland Park, KS for Costuming 101 at Tomahawk Elementary from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.

April 10

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for a Free LEGO Build event at Yankee Candle Village from Noon to 2:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cambridge for Wookiee Woodland Walk Recruitment Day.

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Monday Funny: Darth Winnie the Pooh

April 7, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Conventions, Humor, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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At ConnectiCon 2013, voice actor Jim Cummings (who voices Hondo Ohnaka in Star Wars: The Clone Wars) did a hilarious skit reading the classic lines from Star Wars: A New Hope. The twist is that he does the voice of Darth Vader as Winnie the Pooh. It’s great.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 4, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Humor, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

  • Star Wars fans looking to branch out might want to try Deep Gravity which will be written by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (Star Wars: Legacy). CBR has an interview with creators plus a look at the interior art.

Convention & Event News

  • Odyssey Con is this weekend in Madison, WI. Star Wars author Troy Denning will be there. You can check out Troy’s schedule below.

Friday

  • 5:30pm The Walking Dead: Where’s the Love?
  • 8pm Opening Ceremonies


Saturday

  • 10am Firefly: Why is it so Shiny?
  • 1pm-2:30 Guest of Honor Book Signing
  • 2:30 Editors Agents and Publicists, Oh My!
  • 4pm Writer’s Workshop
  • 7-8pm Dinner with Master of Ceremonies/Con Chair
  • 8pm Guest of Honor Presentation/Speeches


Sunday

  • 10am When to Quit the Day Job
  • 11:30am True Blood
  • Gem City Comic Con is in Dayton, OH this weekend. Star Wars artist Joe Corroney will be there.
  • WonderCon Anaheim runs April 18-20, and of great importance to Star Wars fans, there will be a Star Wars Rebels panel. Star Wars guests in attendance at the con include Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Gulacy, Mike Mayhew and Gabriel Hardman (Saturday only).

Behind the Scenes of Star Wars Rebels

Members of the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels present an exclusive look at the highly anticipated television series. Star Wars Rebels is set between Episodes III and IV, and it is a dark time in the galaxy. In the spirit of the original trilogy, the Empire is once again the preeminent villain of the saga, and Star Wars Rebels puts the might of Imperial forces in the spotlight. Produced by Lucasfilm Animation and featuring many of the key talents from the Emmy Award-winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere this fall as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel; it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

Saturday April 19, 2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 300AB

  • Jedi News has a rundown on upcoming Rebel Legion UK events this month.

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