Databurst From the 501st

September 2, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from September 2 to 8th. Lots of Force Friday events coming up. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 3

  • Canadian Garrison will be at Fan Expo 2015 from September 3 to 6th.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Florence, SC for the Darlington Car Hauler Parade from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, and in Winston-Salem, NC for the Toys R Us The Force Awakens toy launch event from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Toronto, ON for FanExpo Canada from September 3 to 6th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Devos Children’s Hospital visit.
  • New England Garrison will be in Framingham, MA for Force Friday from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM, and in Woburn, MA for Force Friday from 10:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Arlington, VA for the NOVA Open Tabletop Wargarming Convention from September 3 to 6th.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Beaudesert Show 2015.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Redlands, CA for Share the Force at Target from 11:30 PM to 2:00 AM, and in Temecula, CA for Force Friday at Target from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Bristol, Glasgow, London, Oldbury, and Warrington for Force Friday Midnight Madness events at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM to 12:30 AM.

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August 28, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Audiobooks, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Episode VII, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Book News

  • DK Books revealed the cover for their upcoming Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide: Epic Battles.
  • Humble Bundle is running an offer for Star Wars audiobooks. Their bundle includes Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi, Star Wars: Dark Forces Collector’s Trilogy, Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith and Dark Empire.
  • iTunes has been releasing excerpts for some of the upcoming Journey to the Force Awakens books. You can check them out on Jedi-Bibliothek.
  • Timothy Zahn‘s Knife’s Edge is now available on Amazon as an eBook. This is the third book in the A Basil and Moebius Adventure series. You can also check out book one which is by Zahn as well.

Comic News

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Databurst From the 501st

August 26, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 26 to September 1st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 27

  • UK Garrison will be in Penzance for Children’s Day at Lands End Gift Shop from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

August 28

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Niigata Prefecture at Shibata Station for the Castle Town Shibata Festival Parade.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Oak Lawn, IL for the Bugs Pals troop at Advocate Children’s Hospital.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for BrickFest at the Denver Mart Pavilion Builder from August 28 to 30th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Ventura, CA for Ventura Comic Con from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, in Reseda, CA for the St. Jude Fundraiser at Chili’s from 7:30 to 10:00 PM, in Anaheim, CA for Anime California Con.

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Around the Web

August 21, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Conventions, DK, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web.

Book News

  • Troy Denning posted a mini-excerpt from his upcoming book Halo: Last Light which will be out September 15th.

“Special Inspector Veta Lopis had been raised to hate and fear everything about the United Nations Space Command, from its sheer might and criminal war practices to the murderous thugs it called Spartans.”

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Databurst From the 501st

August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 19 to 25th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 19

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for the St. Albert Summer Riot Baseball Game.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Pittsburgh, PA for Star Wars Night with the Pirates, and in Philadelphia, PA for Star Wars Night with the Phillies.
  • Redback Garrison will be at Stretton State College for Starry Nights Astronomy Evening.

August 20

  • Midwest Garrison will be in Rosemont, IL for Wizard World Chicago from August 20 to 23rd.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Little Egg Harbor, NJ for Summer Reading event at Little Egg Harbor Library from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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D23 George Lucas Induction Ceremony

August 15, 2015 at 1:51 pm | Posted in Conventions, Disney, Events | Leave a comment

Skywalking Through Neverland captured the George Lucas induction ceremony at D23 Expo as he was officially made a Disney Legend.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

August 14, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Regular Feature, Star Trek, Star Wars, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • StarWars.com has revealed details on the “Art Awakens”, a chance for fans to contribute to The Force Awakens with their art.

Book News

  • John Jackson Miller will be writing a Star Trek trilogy call Star Trek: Prey. According to John, it’s “a star-spanning Next Generation epic of the Federation and the Klingon Empire” and will be out starting October 2016 in consecutive months.
  • Jedi Bibliothek has info on three new artbooks Abrams will be publishing next Spring: The Original Topps Trading Card Series Volume One, Volume Two, and Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie.
  • Barnes & Noble is offering signed copies of Battlefront: Twilight Company by Alexander Freed.

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has a preview of Kanan – The Last Padawan #5.
  • StarWars.com also has an interview with Greg Rucka covering Shattered Empire.
  • ComicBook.com has a preview of Star Wars #8.

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Databurst From the 501st

August 12, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 12 to 18th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 12

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Hurricane, UT for Super Fun at Washington County from August 12 to 14th.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for the Nebraska Broadcasters Association at Ramada Inn.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Troy, MI fro Star Wars Summer Night.
  • Star Garrison will be at Chihuahua’s Star Wars Night.

August 13

  • Ohio Garrison will be in Marysville, OH for the All Ohio Balloon Fest 2015 from 2:00 to 10:00 PM at Union County Airport.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Pasadena, MD for Back to School Night at Mountain Road Public Library from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Pasadena, TX for the Fairmont Library Summer Reading Closeout.

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August 7, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Trailer, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Edelweiss has some new Star Wars book listings.Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
    Release Date: December 18, 2015
    Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press
    Details: $12.99, Hardcover, 192 pages

    Join Anakin, Luke, and Yoda for an epic collection of stories adapted from all seven Star Wars films, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens! With 12 Star Wars stories that can each be read in 5 minutes, this padded storybook is the perfect fit for bedtime, storytime, or anytime.

    The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 1
    Release Date: December 15, 2015
    Publisher: Titan
    Details: $19.99, trade paperback, 176 pages

    The Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 2
    Release Date: December 15, 2015
    Publisher: Titan
    Details: $19.99, trade paperback, 176 pages

  • Kevin J. Anderson shared an excerpt on Facebook for his upcoming Dan Shamble, Zombie PI story “Cold Dead Turkey.

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Databurst From the 501st

August 5, 2015 at 4:34 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

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

August 5

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Kill Devil Hills, NC for Young Adult Con at Kill Devil Hills Library from 3:30 to 4:30 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Williamsport, PA for the Weird Al concert.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Brighton, MI for Livingston County’s Mini Comic Con.

August 6

  • Star Garrison will be at Sachse Public Library for Star Wars Reading Day.

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