Databurst From the 501st

August 27, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from August 27 through September 2nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 27

  • Garrison Carida will be in Dover, DE for an event at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Pack 5 Cub Scout Pack Meeting.

August 28

  • Canadian Garrison will be in Toronto, ON for Fan Expo Canada from August 28 to 31st.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Toronto, ON for Fan Expo Canada from August 28 to 31st.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Toronto, ON for Fan Expo Canada from August 28 to 31st.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Pack 5 Cub Scout Pack meeting.

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Around the Web

August 22, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Contest, Conventions, Dark Horse, Del Rey, Events, Interview, JJ Abrams, Movies, Random House, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Random House is giving away twenty copies of the SDCC promo copies of John Jackson Miller‘s upcoming book A New Dawn. Click here to enter.
  • Suvudu released an exclusive video of their Star Wars: A New Dawn panel from SDCC.
  • Coffee with Kenobi interviewed John Jackson Miller on his new book A New Dawn.
  • Goodreads has a giveaway for Stories of the Raksura by Martha Wells.
  • Silence in the Library has a kickstarter out for one of Timothy Zahn‘s novels Cloak. In his words, “So if you think you might be interested in reading about a stolen Indian tactical nuke, an assassination plot, and the theft of a newly-invented Cloak of invisibility, hop over to the Kickstarter page and take a look.”
  • Kevin J. Anderson also has a book out now on writing called Million Dollar Productivity.

Comic News

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Databurst From the 501st

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

August 20

  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for the Chicago Cubs game.

August 21

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in in Kansas City, KS for The University of Kansas Hospital Pediatrics visit from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Brisbane for the Comic Book Heroes new store opening.
  • UK Garrison will be in Paighton for Children’s Sci-Fi Week and on the Isle of Wight for Music and Magic in the Skies.

August 22

  • Empire City Garrison will be in Holbrook, NY for Sachem Library’s Ramen Con from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for Star Wars Night with the Phillies.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Salem, VA for Star Wars Night with the Salem Red Sox.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for Star Wars Night with the Colorado Rockies.

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New Dawn Countdown

August 18, 2014 at 6:01 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Events, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
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Halfway there, John Jackson Miller’s #NewDawnCountdown continues. Here’s an update if you’d like to catch up on all of them at once.

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Around the Web

August 15, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • The next issue of Star Wars Insider will feature an excerpt for A New Dawn along with three new illustrations by Doug Wheatley.
  • The cover art for Nemesis Games, the next book in The Expanse series, has been revealed.

Convention & Event News

  • Gen Con is August 14 through 17 in Indianapolis, IN. Star Wars guests include author Michael A. Stackpole and Troy Denning (Troy’s schedule).
  • ComiCONN is August 15 through 17 in Bridgeport, CT. Star Wars guests include Ray Park and Ryder Windham.
  • Hollywood Show is August 15 through 17 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests include Bai Ling.
  • Horror Realm is August 15 through 17 in Pittsburgh, PA. Star Wars guests include Felix Silla.
  • “The Crow” Stars Bai Ling Live is August 16 at Hollywood Palms in Naperville, IL.
  • FantastiCon is August 16 in Hull, England. Star Wars guests include Toby Longworth.
  • Hero Fest is August 16 through 17 in Woodbridge, ON. Star Wars guests include Alan Flyng and Pam Rose.
  • Daniel Wallace will be in Eden Prairie, MN on August 17th for a book signing at Barnes & Noble for Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter Code.
  • Drew Karpyshyn will be in Austin, TX for The Scorched Earth book signing at Barnes & Noble on August 19th.
  • Chicago Comic Con is August 21 through 24 in Rosemont, IL. Star Wars guests includeJames Marsters.
  • CharFest is August 22 through 24 in Bournemouth, England. Star Wars guests includeJohn Chapman and Derek Lyons.
  • RushCon 2014 is August 22 through 24 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars author Kevin J. Anderson will be there.
  • Who-Con 2014 is August 23rd in Lincoln, England. Star Wars guests include Nick Joseph and Peter Roy.
  • Collectormania is August 23 through 24 in Glasgow, Scotland. Star Wars guests includeKenny Baker, Mark Capri, Alan Flyng, Julian Glover, Angus MacInnes, John Mortonand David Prowse.
  • Timothy Zahn will be in Atlanta, GA on August 28 for the A Call to Duty book launch party at the Westin.
  • Fan Expo Canada is August 28 through 31 in Toronto, ON. Star Wars guests include Ray Park and Tabitha St. Germain.
  • Dragon Con is August 29 through September 1st in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson, David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Christie Golden (click here for her schedule), Christopher Golden, Rebecca Moesta, John Ratzenberger, Michael A. Stackpole,John StockerSam Witwer and Timothy Zahn.
  • Sheffield Film & Comic Con is August 30 through 31 in Sheffield, England. Star Wars guests include Paul Blake (Sunday only), Jeremy Bulloch, Ian Liston and John Morton.

For more events, be sure to check out Star Wars Actors Appearances. You can also find more of Timothy Zahn’s 2014 appearances on his Facebook page.

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Databurst From the 501st

August 13, 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 August 13 through 19th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 13

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the Children’s Mercy Hospital visit.
  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Scottsdale, AZ for the fundraising ice cream social at Kahala/Cold Stone Creamery World Head Quarters from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for the Health Hands Fair at Northgate Mall from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Leeds for Royal Armouries Sci-Fi Week from August 13 to 14th.

August 14

  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Indianapolis, IN for Scotty’s Brewhouse GenCon Invasion from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Scotty’s Brewhouse Downtown from August 14 to 16th, and at the Indiana Convention Center for GenCon from August 14 to 17th.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Marysville, OH for the All Ohio Balloon Fest 2014 from 4:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Pasadena, MD for Back to School with Star Wars at Mountain Road Library from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the Starlight Ekka Party 2014.

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Databurst From the 501st

August 6, 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 August 6 through 12th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 6

  • Mexican Garrison will be in Puebla, Puebla for Anime Fest 2014.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Baltimore City, MD for GISHWHES from August 6 to 9th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Solihull for Summer Games for Children In Care.

August 7

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in in O’Fallon, MO for the River City Rascals baseball game at TR Hughes Ballpark from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Leicester, NC for Star Wars Day at the Leicester Library from 10:00 to Noon.
  • New England Garrison will be in Freeport, MD for the Cub Scouts event at Winslow Park.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Manchester, NJ for a Star Wars event at the Manchester Public Library from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Eldersburg, MD for the Star Wars Extravaganza at Eldersburg Library from 2:00 to 3:30 PM.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 30, 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 July 30 through August 5th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 30

  • Central Garrison will be in Davenport, IA for Star Wars Night in the Park at Modern Woodmen Park from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.

July 31

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Shawnee, KS for Star Wars Day at Broken Arrow Summer Camp.

August 1

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in in Olathe, KS for the Advance America and InsureOne Blood Drive from 2:00 to 6:00PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charelston, SC for Star Wars Camp II at the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry from 10:00 AM to Noon.
  • Central Garrison will be in Faribault, MN for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Rice County Fairgrounds from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and in Sioux Falls, SD for the 1st Star Wars Summer Camp at Washington Pavilion.
  • Garrison Carida will be in State College, PA for Star Wars Night with the State College Spikes from 6:00 to 10:00 PM at Medlar Field.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Hunt Valley, MD for Shore Leave 36.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for the Denver County Fair from Noon to 9:00 PM from August 1 through 3rd.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Hunt Valley, MD for Shore Leave 36 at The Hunt Valley Inn from August 1 to 3rd.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Loma Linda, CA for the Ronald McDonald House family dinner.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Madison, WI for the Madison Mallards game from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.

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Around the Web

July 25, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond including Star Wars panels and signings at San Diego Comic Con 2014.

Comic News

  • Bleeding Cool is reporting that Marvel will be doing two Star Wars monthly series and a Prince Leia comic. If this rumor is true, we might get confirmation at the Marvel: Women of Marvel panel which is Sunday 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in Room 5AB.
  • Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko will be doing a new sci-fi series for Image Comics called Invisible Republic. You can check out their interview right here.

Convention & Event News

San Diego Comic Con has arrived and today is Star Wars day. Here’s a list of the Star Wars panels for today. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

July 23, 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 July 23 through 29th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 23

  • Empire City Garrison will be in Center Moriches, NY for Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Summer Camp.
  • UK Garrison will be in Nottingham for Ethan’s Buck List.
  • Wisconsin Garrison will be in Manitowoc, WI for the Summer Reading Program at the Manitowoc Public Library.

July 24

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Cedar Fort, UT for the Cedar Fort Parade from 10:30 AM to Noon.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cardiff for the Tenant Family Fun Day.

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