Databurst From the 501st

July 1, 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 July 1 to July 7th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 1

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Wichita, KS for the Weird Al concert at Orpheum Theatre.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton for Sherwood Park Canada Day.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Ottawa for the Canada Day Celebration at the Aviation Museum, and in Kanata for Canada Day at Walter Baker Place.
  • New England Garrison will be in South Burlington, VT for the Tilt Classic Arcade and Ale House Anniversary.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Frostburg, MD for the Summer Reading Series at the Frostburg Library from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Kelowna for KFX support on Canada Day.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Hitachi Annual Food Drive Kick-Off.

July 2

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Provo, UT for the 2015 Freedom Festival balloon launches from 5:30 to 9:00 AM from July 2 to 4th.
  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary for the Calgary ACH Parade.
  • Central Garrison will be in Council Bluffs, IA for the Weird Al concert at Stir Concert Cove.

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Databurst From the 501st

June 24, 2015 at 4:56 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 June 24 to June 30th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

June 25

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Cameron, MO for the Summer Reading Program Heroes event at Cameron Public Library from 1:30 to 2:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in New Caney, TX for Tullis Library Comic Con.

June 26

  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Indianapolis, IN for Indy Pop Con from June 26 to 28th.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Cheyenne, WY for the Relay for Life at South High School from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Loughborough for the Holywell Primary Summer Fair from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, and in Leicester for the Natwest T20 Blast at the Leicestershire County Cricket Club from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

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Databurst From the 501st

June 17, 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 June 17 to June 23rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

June 18

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Merriam, KS for KVC Foster Kids at Antioch Park from 4:30 to 7:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Cary, NC for the Weird Al concert at Koka Booth Amphitheatre Cary from 8:00 to 11:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Cosplay Night at Space Center Houston.

June 19

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Jefferson City, MO for Cosplacon 2015 and in Kansas City, KS for Star Wars Night at the KC TBones at Community America Ballpark from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charlotte, NC for the Weird Al concert from 8:00 to 11:00 PM, and in Charlotte, NC for HeroesCon at the Charlotte Convention Center from June 19 to 21st.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Loves Park, IL for the Rockford Aviators baseball game.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Colorado Springs, CO for Wounded Warrior Project Star Wars Night at DoubleTree by Hilton from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Fort Wayne, IN for Star Wars Night with the TinCaps.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Kirtland, OH for the Landon Pettrey Cut-a-thon/Kirtland Strawberry Festival.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for Capital City Con from June 19 to 21st, and in Baltimore, MD for the One Man Star Wars Trilogy at the Baltimore Soundstage from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Cypress, TX for Spillane Middle School Jedi Academy.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Lancaster, CA for Star Wars Night with the Jethawks.
  • UK Garrison will be in Leamore for the Brass Wars Concert from 7:00 to 9:30 PM at Forest Arts Centre, and in London for the Space Spectacular at Royal Albert Hall from June 19 to 20th.

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Around the Web

June 12, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Collecting, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys | 1 Comment

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

Book News

  • You can read the first 50 pages of Christie Golden’s Dark Disciple here.
  • Champions of Aetaltis has a kickstarter for a short story anthology featuring authors such as Michael A. Stackpole, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Elaine Cunningham, Ed Greenwood, Erin M. Evans and Richard Lee Byers.
  • Silence in the Library Publishing has a kickstarter for a short story anthology called Monsters. It features authors such as Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, and Timothy Zahn.

Comic News

  • Marvel will be having some comic delays in July pushing many previously announced Star Wars titles to August release dates.
  • Jedi News also has a rundown on Marvel Star Wars titles that will be getting more reprints.

Convention & Event News

StarWars.com has a look at what Star Wars events will be happening at San Diego Comic Con. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

June 10, 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 June 10 to June 16th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

June 10

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Leawood, KS for Cerner DevCon 2015 at the Overland Park Convention Center.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Galion, OH for the Party on the Lawn at Galion Public Library from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

June 11

  • Central Garrison will be in Fargo, ND for CoreCon VII: A Touch of Evil at Baymont Inn from June 11 to 14th.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for the Weird Al concert.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Food for Families event.

June 12

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in O’Fallon, MO for River City Rascals Star Wars Night at TR Hughes Ballpark from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Highland, UT for the Special Olympics Victory Dance.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Metairie, LA for Star Wars Night with the Zephyrs.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Orlando, FL for Star Wars Weekends from June 12 to 14th.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Vienna, VA for the Weird Al concert.
  • Imperial Sands Garrison will be in San Diego, CA for the Marshall Middle School Star Wars Club Invasion.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Florence, KY for Star Wars Night with the Florence Freedoms.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Vienna, VA for the Weird Al concert.
  • Redback Garrison will be at Sandgate State Primary School Disco, at Tamborine Mountain College, and at the Somerset Hills State School Disco.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Corona, CA for the Coronita Elementary Intersession.
  • Star Garrison will be in Winnie, TX for the Summer Reading event.
  • UK Garrison will be in Sully for Hooray for Hollywood from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

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Databurst From the 501st

June 3, 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 June 3 to 9th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

June 3

  • Imperial Sands Garrison will be in Santee, CA for Star Wars Day at the Santee Library from 3:00 to 4:30 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Shelby Township, MI for the Roberts Elementary School Carnival.

June 4

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Tonganoxie, KS for Comicon at the Tonganoxie Public Library from 3:30 to 5:00 PM.
  • Austrian Garrison will be in Gunzburg at Legoland from June 4 to 7th.
  • Dutch Garrison will be in Günzburg, Germany at Legoland.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Atlanta, GA for the Superhero Meet & Greet at Jefferson Public Library, and in Palmetto, GA for Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Kick Off at Palmetto Library.
  • German Garrison will be in Günzburg, Germany at Legoland from June 4 to 7th.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Lyndhurst, OH for the end of the year school celebration at Julie Billiart School.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Riverside, CA for a last day of school event.

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Databurst From the 501st

May 27, 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 May 27 to June 2nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 28

  • Star Garrison will be in Royse City, TX for Book Fair & Family Fun Night.
  • UK Garrison will be in Leicester for Natwest T20 Blast at Leicestershire County Cricket Club from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.

May 29

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Belleville, IL for the Belleville Circus Parade in Downtown Belleville from 5:30 to 10:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Concord, NC for ConCarolinas from May 29 to June 1st.
  • Central California Garrison will be at the Youth Center on Beale Airforce Base for Beal-Con from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for O Comic Con at Mid America Center from 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM from May 29 to 31st, in Duluth, MN for Berserkon from May 29 to 30th, in Brookings, SD for the Special Olympics Summer Games, and in Cedar Rapids, IA for the Colonels baseball game.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Orlando, FL for Star Wars Weekends at Disney World from May 29 to 31st.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for A Weekend of Star Wars at Boettcher Concert Hall from May 29 to 30th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Washington D.C. for AwesomeCon 2015 from May 29 to 31st.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Palma, Spain for the Benefit for Sander at Carrer Bailen from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for Dallas Comic Con from May 29 to 31st.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser from noon to 3:00 PM.

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Around the Web

May 22, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Video Games | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know is now on Amazon for pre-order along with some page previews.
  • Jedi News has an interview with author Ryder Windham covering his latest book Ultimate Star Wars.
  • Skywalking Through Neverland has an interview with Star Wars author James Kahn in their latest episode.
  • TheForce.Net has an interview with Star Wars author Michael A. Stackpole.
  • Del Rey tweeted that the Star Wars 2015 sampler given away at Celebration will be available online for free sometime this summer.

  • There’s a really cool video biography of author John Jackson Miller posted by Paul Piaskoski.

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Databurst From the 501st

May 20, 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 May 20 to May 26th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 21

  • German Garrison will be in Dusseldorf for Fedcon 24 from May 21 to 24th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Aurora, IL for a Cub Scout event.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for a visit to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Elkton, MD for Star Wars Night at the Cherry Hill Middle School Book Fair from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

May 22

  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Comicpalooza from May 22 to 25th.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Disney World for Star Wars Weekends from May 22 to 24th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Geneva, IL for Star Wars Night with the Kane County Cougars.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Comicpalooza from May 22 to 25th.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for MCM Comic Con from May 22 to 24th and in Leicester for the Natwest T20 Blast.

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Around the Web

May 15, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp has debuted at #17 on the New York Times Best Sellers List and #8 on Publishers Weekly bestsellers list. It’s also getting a third printing.
  • There’s a new blurb up for Dark Disciple by Christie Golden.
  • StarWarsTimeline.Net is release a previously unpublished Star Wars novel that was once approved by Lucasfilm and written by Kenneth C. Flint called The Heart of the Jedi. They are releasing it four chapters at a time and the first four chapters are up.
  • Star Wars Upcoming Books & Comics posted a rundown on the upcoming short fiction coming from Star Wars Insider.
  • Star Wars Frames is being released as a postcard book. You can check out the listing on Amazon.
  • Jawa James posted a view interview with Ultimate Star Wars author Adam Bray. which reveals he is *probably* working on a second visual guide for Star Wars Rebels.
  • And video of the Ultimate Star Wars book tour featuring authors Tricia Barr and Adam Bray which you can watch here.
  • Cobra by Timothy Zahn is now available via Bean Books’ free library.
  • And with the television premiere of Wayward Pines this week, you can check out Timothy Zahn‘s tie-in novella Tree of Life.
  • Troy Denning‘s Halo novel Last Night received a cover reveal.

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