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November 21, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Television, Art, Movies, Events, Star Wars Books, Conventions, Toys, Star Wars, Marvel, DK, Star Wars Rebels, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Jedi Bibliothek spotted a new DK book, Ultimate Star Wars (via Star Wars Upcoming Books & Comics). Rather than just being an updated version of their visual guide line, this looks to be something new. It also has an interesting lineup of authors: Ryder Windham, Adam Bray and Daniel Wallace.
  • Bean release an interesting eBook, The Many Deaths of Joe Buckley, which includes author Timothy Zahn.

Comic News

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Databurst From the 501st

November 19, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

November 19

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Lindon, UT for the Alpine School District Star Wars Concert from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • New England Garrison will be at LegoLand Adult Night at 7:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be at Ayr Campus for the Tommy Gormley Talk at UWS.

November 21

  • Capital City Garrison will be in Ottawa, ON for World Trivia Night at the EY Centre from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Grand Rapids Comic Con from November 21 to 23rd. Star Wars guests include Joe Corroney and Livio Ramondelli.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Morton, IL for Space Derby.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Bundaberg for the School Formal Escort.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Cerritos, CA for Stuff A Bus at the Los Cerritos Center Mall from 4:30 AM to 6:30 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be in Adelaide, Australia for Supanova from November 21 to 23rd.

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Databurst From the 501st

November 12, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

November 14

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charleston, SC for Atomacon 2014 from November 14 to 16th (Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller), and in Raleigh, NC for the North Carolina Symphony Move Music Concert from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in León, Fuera de México for Festival Internacional del Globo de León 2014.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Bakersfield, CA for Star Wars Night with the Bakersfield Condors.
  • UK Garrison will be in Peterfield for the Chrismas Light’s Switch On.

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Databurst From the 501st

November 5, 2014 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 November 5 through 11th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

November 7

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for Tsunamicon 2014 from November 7 to 9th.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Naco, AZ for the Sierra Vista/Naco Charity Golf Tournament from 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Turquoise Valley Golf Course, and in Phoenix, AZ for the LLS Light the Night Walk from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Herndon, VA for ShatterDome from November 7 to 9th. Star Wars guests include Daniel Logan, Dak Morton, and Dickey Beer.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Livonia, MI for an event at Webster Elementary.
  • Mexican Garrison will be in Mexico City for La Mole Comic Con.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Lillestrøm, Norway for Spillexpo 2014 from November 7 to 9th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Herndon, VA for Shatterdome Con from November 7 to 9th. Star Wars guests include John Morton, Daniel Logan and Dickey Beer.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Lublin for Falkon from November 7 to 10th.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Albacete for the Night Magic event.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cheshire for the Artists Evening with J.J. Abrams.

November 8

  • Alpine Garrison will be in North Salt Lake, UT for the Adopt-A-Highway 2014 Clean-up from 8:00 AM to Noon, and in Cedar City, UT for the 2014 Storybook Parade from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charlotte, NC for the Charlotte Walk for PKD from 7:30 AM to Noon at Park Road Park, and in Gaffney, SC for MonsterCon’s Superhero Thanksgiving from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Tucson, AZ for Tucson Comic-Con 2014 from November 8 to 9th. Star Wars guests include Tom Hodges.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Villanova, PA for the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival from November 8 to 9 at The Quad at Villanova University, in Wilmington, DE for Star Wars Day at the Brandywine Zoo from Noon to 3:00 PM, and in Irwin, PA for Star Wars at the Library at Norwin Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Hungarian Garrison will be in Budapest for Hungarocon.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Clarksville, TN for the Clarksville Library Sci-Fi Day.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Brooklyn, OH for Star Wars Day at the Brooklyn Library from 2:00 to 4:30 PM, and in Piqua, OH for Piqua Comicon from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Mackay for a special children’s Christmas party, and in the Port of Townsville for the 150th birthday celebrations.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Pomona, CA for the SoCal Maker Convention at the Los Angeles Fairplex from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at the SA Credit Union Christmas Pageant.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Malaga, Spain for World Diabetes Day, and in Madrid for an event on Sixth Avenue.
  • UK Garrison will be in Taunton for the Literacy Festival, in Bristol for the Truffleshuffle 10th Birthday, in Cardiff for the Children in Need Fundraiser, and in Ware for Heroes and Villains Concert.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 29, 2014 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 October 29 through November 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 29

  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for Accessible Halloween at the Center for Disability Rights at 5:00 PM.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Glendale, CO for the City of Glendale Halloween Party from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the Sports Center.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Stockholm, Sweden for The Scandinavian Sci-Fi, Game & Film Convention from November 29 to 30th. Star Wars guests include Kenny Baker and David Prowse.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for Boo at the Zoo at Tautphaus Park Zoo from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Tottenham for the Spurs Family Spooktacular.

October 30

  • Italian Garrison will be in Lucca for Lucca Comics and Games from October 30 to November 2nd. Star Wars guests include Drew Karpyshyn.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Stockholm, Sweden for Comic Con Stockholm from October 30 to November 2nd.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Toledo, OH for the Whitmer Community Halloween event from 5:00 to 7:30 PM at Whitmer High School.
  • Southern California Garrison will be at the Dos Cominos Elementary School 50 Year Carnival, at the Hansen Elementary School fundraiser, and in Atwater Village, CA for Trick or Treat on the BOOlevard from 4:30 to 6:00 PM along Glendale Blvd.
  • UK Garrison will be in Nottingham for Oscars for Orchestra, and in IOW for the Imperial Invasion of C.H.A.R.M.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 22, 2014 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 October 22 through 28th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 23

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for Wichita Light the Night at Exploration Place from 4:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Syracuse, UT for the Syracuse Pumpkin Walk from 8:00 to 10:00 PM from October 23 to 25th, and in Sandy, UT for the Read Today Reading Celebration at the South Towne Expo Center from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for the Halloween Family Night at Paypal.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Midland, MI for the Midland Pumpkin Festival.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Wadsworth, OH for Scare on the Square from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 15, 2014 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 October 15 through 21st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 15

  • Japanese Garrison will be in Tokyo, Japan for the IT Pro Expo 2014 from October 15 to 17th.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Rockhampton for the Light the Night Walk.
  • Southern California Garrison will be at Hawking Charter School for an event.
  • UK Garrison will be in Telford for CineWorld Conference & Awards 2014.

October 16

  • Dutch Garrison will be in Utrecht for Legoworld.

October 17

  • Empire City Garrison will be at the Salisbury Mills Fire Company Haunted Firehouse from October 17 to 18th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Burbank, IL for the Burbank Haunt for Hunger.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for Brick Fest Live at Duke Energy Convention Center from October 17 to 19th, and in Worthington, OH for the Worthington Community Center Outer Space Spooktacular from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the 2014 MS Moonwalk.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Boise, ID for Tree City Comic Con from October 17 to October 18th.

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Star Wars Reads Day 2014

October 11, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Del Rey, DK, Events, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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star-wars-reads-day-3Star Wars Reads Day is here! Below you’ll find an extensive listing for the participating 501st and author events. You can also check out StarWars.comStar Wars Reads Day Facebook and DK Books for more events and info.

501st Events


Arizona

  • Apache Junction, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at Apache Junction Public Library from 1:30 to 4:30 PM
  • Chandler, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at Chandler Public Library from 1:30 to 4:30 PM
  • Flagstaff, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at East Flagstaff Community Library from 10:00 AM to Noon
  • Litchfield Park, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at Litchfield Park Library from 2:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Phoenix, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at the Phoenix Public Library from 10:00 AM to Noon
  • Tuscon, AZ – Dune Sea Garrison will be at Bookman’s from 11:00 AM to Noon

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Around the Web

October 10, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Interview, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Author James Luceno did an interview with SciFiNow on Star Wars, Tarkin and the new EU.
  • If you missed the Google Hangout with The Sundering authors, you can check it out here. Lineup includes Star Wars authors Troy Denning, Paul S. Kemp and R.A. Salvatore.
  • Club Jade has an exclusive preview of the upcoming Imperial Handbook showing off some starfighters.
  • Random House has updated their product page for Ian Doescher‘s William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Trilogy: The Royal Imperial Boxed Set. They’ve revealed an image which appears to the poster that will come with the box set, and a tease that the cover will be revealed on October 14th. The set itself will be out on October 28th.

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NYCC 2014

October 9, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Conventions, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

nycc-2014New York Comic Con 2014 is upon us. For those lucky enough to go, here is a rundown on all the Star Wars goodness at this year’s show.

Thursday

  • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Joe Corroney signing at Random House/Del Rey booth #2204
  • 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM – 501st Legion: Empire City Garrison’s Blast-a-Trooper, Location: Family HQ – 1C04
  • 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM - Dark Horse Builds Characters Panel, Location: 1A14, panelists include: Aub Driver, Gail Simone, Jim Calafiore, Brian Wood, Rafael Albuquerque, Fred Van Lente, Donny Cates, Matt Kindt, and David Mack
  • 5:00 to 5:45 PM – Diamond Select Toys: The Best of All Worlds, 1A18
  • 6:00 PM to 6:50 PM – Matt Kindt will be at the Dark Horse Comics booth (#1636) for a Hellboy/Mind Mgmt signing
  • 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM - Dark Horse and Sega Present: 35 Years of Alien, Location: 1A24, panelists include: Aub Driver, Mike Richardson, Randy Stradley, Paul Tobin, Joshua Williamson, and Chris Mooneyham
  • 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM – Kotobukiya Fall/Winter Preview 2014, 1A18

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