Databurst From the 501st

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

July 22

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for the DARE Conference Car Show at the Zona Rosa Outdoor Mall from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Austrian Garrison will be at Bayern Park for the International Star Warrior meeting from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

July 23

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Hampton, GA for an event at the Fortson Public Library.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in La Habra, CA for the Special Olympics Concert at Lion’s/El Centro Park from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the Starlight Summer Party 2015 at Belmont Farm from noon to 5:00 PM, and in Newport at V-Dub Island from July 23 to 26th.

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Around the Web

July 17, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, Star Wars Rebels, Television | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Kevin J. Anderson and Timothy Zahn will be part of a six author team writing tie-in novellas for Heroes Reborn. The first novella will be out in September.
  • Jedi News provided an update on Roger Christian’s upcoming book Cinema Alchemist. There is currently a crowdfunding project to raise money for a feature film version of his short film Black Angel. Part of the crowdfunding is signed copies of his book. Interesting to see they’re trying to get Rutger Hauer in the film.
  • Edelweiss has some new info on an upcoming Jason Fry The Force Awakens‘ novel.

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Databurst From the 501st

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

July 15

  • Empire City Garrison will be in Yonkers, NY for Consumer Reports Family Day.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Cumberland, MD for the Summer Reading event at Cumberland Library from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.

July 16

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Coleman, MI for the Kids Summer Reading.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Brick, NJ for Brick Library Star Wars Camp from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at Brick Library.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Athens, OH for Jedi Academy at the Athens Public Library from 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

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Around the Web

July 10, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, Video Games | 1 Comment

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

Book News

  • StarWars.com revealed a bunch of info on upcoming books including cover reveals and synopsises.
  • Del Rey/Random House has their SDCC panel and booth signing schedule online.
  • The MONSTERS! anthology featuring stories by Aaron Allston, Michael A. Stackpole, Timothy Zahn and Janine Spendlove successfully reached it’s Kickstarter goal.

Comic News

  • Jedi-Bilbiothek has a rundown on Marvel Star Wars trade paperback collections coming out in January 2016.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Star Wars artist Stuart Immonen which features some of his penciled artwork for upcoming comics.
  • Comic Book Resources has a look at the cover for Lando #2.
  • John Jackson Miller has updated some more of his production notes.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 8, 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 July 8 to July 14th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 8

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Greenville, SC for the Weird AL concert.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Atlanta, GA for the Atlanta Summer Toy Market.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Jackson, NJ for a Star Wars event at the Jackson Library from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Oregonia, OH for Star Wars at Camp Kern.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in LaVale, MD for the Summer Reading event at LaVale Library from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Diego, CA for San Diego Comic Con from July 8 to 12th.

July 9

  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Manchester, NJ for a Star Wars event at the Manchester Library from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Athens, OH for Star Wars Night with the Southern Ohio Copperheads, and in Cincinnati, OH at the TEDxCinncinnati Masonic Theater from 2:00 to 9:00 PM.

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Around the Web

July 3, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | 1 Comment

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

Book News

  • Jedi Academy 3: The Phantom Bully by Jeffrey Brown is now out. Jeff has a preview on his site.
  • The Del Rey 2015 Star Wars Sampler is now available for free as a digital download from various online retailers, including Amazon.
  • Star Wars: The Essential Atlas online appendix has received and update. It’s now up to 5,085 systems.
  • Kevin Hearne is running a deal over on his store. Use the promo code FIFTY for 50% off the signed hardcover of Shattered.
  • Christie Golden has opened a new online book store.

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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…

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