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

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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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Get Pop-Cultured

July 22, 2014 at 10:46 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Events, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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del-poster-samplerDel Rey and Barnes & Noble have teamed up for the Get Pop-Cultured event running from July 18 to August 10th in select Barnes & Noble stores. As part of the event, there will be giveaways including the 2014 Star Wars poster and the 2014 Del Rey Spectra Sampler. Some stores will also have special guests. You can find the full list over on B&N, but we’ve included all the Star Wars guests below.

  • Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return) 7/26/14 2:00 PM, 7881 Edinger Avenue Huntington Beach, CA
  • Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return) 7/9/14 7:00 PM, 91 Old Country Road Carle Place, NY
  • Ian Doescher (William Shakespeare’s The Jedi Doth Return) 7/13/14 2:00 PM, 401 E. Northgate Way Seattle, WA
  • Jeffrey Brown (Goodnight Darth Vader) 7/19/14 2:00 PM, 55 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL
  • Zack Giallongo (Ewoks: Shadows of Endor) 7/30/14 7:00 PM, 1 Worcester Road Framingham, MA
  • Daniel Wallace (The Marvel Encyclopedia) 8/2/14 3:00 PM, 3225 W 69th Street Edina, MN
  • Drew Karpyshyn (The Scorched Earth) 8/19/14 7:00 PM, 10000 Research Blvd Austin, TX
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Around the Web

July 18, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Conventions, Episode VII, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars News, 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

  • Author Kevin Hearne posted some updates. He’s currently working on a fantasy novel called A Plague of Giants. He also revealed the title for the next Iron Druid Chronicles book, Staked. IDC fans can also look forward to a new short story he has written called “A Prelude to War” which is set after the events of Shattered.
  • Star Wars fans interested in checking out some non-Star Wars books by Star Wars authors might be interested in the Humble Sci-Fi Bundle which includes eBooks by Timothy Zahn, Barbara Hambly, William C. Dietz, Alan Dean Foster, Greg Bear and others.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 16, 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 July 16 through 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 16

  • Garrison Titan will be in Stanwood, WA for the Shakespeare’s Star Wars author book signing from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

July 17

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Tonganoxie, KS for the Summer Reading Program at Tonganoxie Public Library from 11:00 AM to Noon.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Pardubice for GameCon from July 17 to 20th.
  • Florida Garrison will be in Jacksonville, FL for Ancient City Con from July 18 to 20th.
  • New England Garrison will be in Scarborough, ME for the Galaxy Event at Camp Ketcha.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Brick, NJ for Star Wars Camp at the Brick Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Grove City, OH for the Star Wars Celebration at Grove City Library from 1:30 to 3:00 PM, and in Metamora, OH for the Star Wars Summer Reading Challenge Party at Evergreen Community Library from 3:00 to 4:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for BFI Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder press launch.

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