Databurst From the 501st

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

April 16

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Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Live!

April 14, 2015 at 6:42 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

swca-liveCan’t make it to Anaheim, CA for Star Wars Celebration? Then StarWars.com has you covered with live streaming! Click here to check out the details.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

April 10, 2015 at 12:00 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, Toys, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond with plenty of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim coverage.

Book News

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is next week and book lovers will definitely want to catch up with their favorite authors. Here is a list of their convention schedules.

  • Jason Fry
  • Christie Golden
  • Drew Karpyshyn
  • John Jackson Miller
  • James Luceno
    Thursday (5:00-6:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Friday (4:00-5:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (11:00 AM-12:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
    Saturday (2:30-3:30 PM) Panel: Star Wars at Del Rey, Behind-The-Scenes Stage
    Saturday (6:30-7:30 PM) Writing Workshop, Star Wars University (Room 206AB)
    Sunday (1:00-2:00 PM) Signing at Mysterious Galaxy
  • Alan Dean Foster
    Friday (6:00-7:00 PM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Saturday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (10:00-11:00 AM) Signing at Del Rey Booth
    Sunday (11:30 AM-12:30 PM) Panel: Novelizing of Star Wars, Behind-The-Scenes Stage

And you can find the full, updated list of all author and book events here. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

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

April 8

  • Timberline Garrison will be in Idaho Falls, ID for the Cub Scout Pack 393 Meeting.

April 10

  • Canadian Garrison will be in Toronto, ON for Ad Astra from April 10 to 12th.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Kingston, ON for Hero Fest Convention from April 10 to 12th.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Monroeville, PA for Steel City Con from April 10 to 12th.

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Warwick Davis Hosts London Celebration Simulcast

April 7, 2015 at 5:17 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim is pulling out all the stops for the opening J.J. Abrams/Kathleen Kennedy Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel with an international simulcast. Fans can get the chance to watch the panel in London, England along with special guest host Warwick Davis at the Empire Leicester Square IMAX Screen.

You can win your tickets for the London simulcast here.

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Preparation for Celebration: The Panels

April 6, 2015 at 12:01 am | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Events, Star Wars | 1 Comment

preparation-for-celebrationFor those heading to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, the panels are going to play a big part of the experience. With four days of content, there are a lot to choose from. Sadly, there’s no way to see them all with events happening simultaneously on different stages. To help attendees get an idea of what they might want to check out, we’ve sorted the events by subject matter.

**Updated with new book and author times**

Podcast Stage

Want to check out your favorite Star Wars podcast? Then the Podcast Stage has you covered (and for RebelForce Radio fans, you can check out Jason and JimmyMac every day at the Behind-The-Scenes Stage). Keep in mind that many of the podcasts will be having guests and giving away cool goodies.

  • Coffee with Kenobi – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Thursday
  • Rebels Report – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Thursday
  • Keldabe Talk Radio – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Thursday
  • This Week in Star Wars – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Thursday
  • Radio 1138 – 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Thursday
  • The Rated NA Podcast – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Friday
  • PodCRASH with That Chris Gore – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Friday
  • Star Wars Minute – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Friday
  • Skywalking Through Neverland – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Friday
  • Star Wars Bookworms – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, Friday
  • Mousetalgia Podcast – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday
  • The Star Wars Underworld Podcast – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Saturday
  • Full of Sith – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Saturday
  • The Wolfpack Podcast – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Saturday
  • Fangirls Going Rogue – 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Saturday
  • Star Wars Collectors Archive Podcast – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, Saturday
  • Galaxy of Toys – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Saturday
  • Tosche Station Radio – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Sunday
  • The Star Wars Forum UK Podcast – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sunday
  • The Rebels Podcast/Frontlines: The Clone Wars Podcast – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM, Sunday

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‘Ultimate Star Wars’ Book Tour

April 4, 2015 at 6:35 pm | Posted in Books, DK, Events, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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ultimate-star-wars-dk-book-tourDK Books is conducting a book tour for the upcoming release of Ultimate Star Wars. Authors Tricia Barr, Adam Bray, Daniel Wallace and Ryder Windham will all be participating.

  • Vero Beach, FL – Books-A-Million, May 1st, 7:00 PM, Tricia Barr
  • Fishers, IN – Hamilton East Public Library/Star Wars Festival, May 2nd, 11:00 AM, Adam Bray and Daniel Wallace
  • Providence, RI – Books on the Square/Star Wars Day, May 2nd, 1:00 PM, Ryder Windham
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL – Books-A-Million, May 2nd, 2:00 PM, Tricia Barr
  • Barrington, RI – Barrington Books, May 3rd, 1:00 PM, Ryder Windham
  • Lexington, KY – Joseph-Beth Booksellers, May 3rd, 1:00 PM, Adam Bray and Daniel Wallace
  • Decatur, GA – Little Shop of Stories, May 3rd, 3:00 PM, Tricia Barr
  • Minneapolis, MN – Wild Rumpus, May 4th, 3:00 PM, Daniel Wallace
  • Tempe, AZ – Changing Hands Bookstore, May 4th, 7:00 PM, Tricia Barr and Adam Bray
  • Carlsbad, CA – Carlsbad Library, May 6th, 3:30 PM, Tricia Barr and Adam Bray
  • Petaluma, CA – Copperfield’s Books Inc., May 8th, 7:00 PM, Tricia Barr
  • Pasadena, CA – Vroman’s Bookstore, May 8th, 7:00 PM, Adam Bray
  • Beaverton, OR – Powell’s Bookstore, May 9th, 4:00 PM, Adam Bray
  • Houston, TX – Blue Willow Bookshop, May 9th, 2:00 PM, Tricia Barr
  • Northvale, NJ – Books and Greetings, May 9th, 12:00 PM, Ryder Windham
  • Orlando, FL – Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends, May 29th, Tricia Barr
  • Orlando, FL – Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends, May 30th, Tricia Barr
  • Orlando, FL – Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends, May 31st, Tricia Barr
  • Joliet, IL – Joliet Public Library’s Star Wars Festival, June 6th, Adam Bray

Each event will include trivia games, author Q&A’s, book signings and in-store raffles and giveaways. Click here for more details.

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Star Wars Weekends 2015 Guest List

April 3, 2015 at 4:08 pm | Posted in Disney, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

star-wars-weekends-2015The Star Wars Weekends 2015 guest list this year is going to be pretty impressive.

  • Amy Allen (Aayla Secura)
  • Steve Blum (Zeb)
  • Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett)
  • Silas Carson (Ki-Adi-Mundi/Nute Gunray)
  • Warwick Davis (Wicket)
  • Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka)
  • Taylor Gray (Ezra)
  • Daniel Logan (Boba Fett)
  • Vanessa Marshall (Hera)
  • Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
  • Ian McDiarmid (The Emperor)
  • Frank Oz (Yoda)
  • Ray Park (Darth Maul)
  • Tiya Sircar (Sabine)
  • James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi)

Click here to check out the full announcement.

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Around the Web

April 3, 2015 at 12:03 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, 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

  • You can now read the first 50 pages of Lords of the Sith by Paul S. Kemp on RandomHouse.com.
  • Humble Bundle has an interesting sci-fi bundle going on right now that includes The Golden Queen by David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton), Veiled Alliances by Kevin J. Anderson, Assemblers of Infinity by Doug Beason and Kevin J. Anderson, Working Stiff by Kevin J. Anderson and Five By Five 3: Target Zone which also features Kevin J. Anderson and Michael A. Stackpole.
  • Greg Weisman, producer for Star Wars Rebels season one and writer for Kanan: The Last Padawan #1, has a kickstarter out for an audioplay based on his Rain of the Ghosts novel which will feature voice talents like Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Jim Cummings and many others.
  • Pre-orders for A New Proof will go up on April 7th. This book covers the Star Wars Kenner packaging design of 1977 to 1979.
  • StarWars.com has a first look at Jeffrey Brown’s Darth Vader and Friends.
  • Jedi Bibliothek reported some leaked artwork for an upcoming Star Wars Old Republic book. Artists T.J. Wright posted it on his blog.
  • John Jackson Miller has posted his production notes for A New Dawn which came out in paperback this week.
  • You can also pick up John Jackson Miller‘s novel Overdraft: The Orion Offensive this month for just $2 on Amazon.

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Databurst From the 501st

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

April 2

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Alpharetta, GA for REAP for Roswell at Barnes & Noble Northpoint from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

April 3

  • Ohio Garrison will be in Canton, OH for the Canton Arts District First Friday from 5:00 to 10:00 PM at The Hub Art Factory, and in Columbus, OH for 92.3 WCOL Woody and the Wake Up Call visit.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Anaheim, CA for WonderCon from April 3 to 5th.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be in Adelaide for Brick-a-laide at the Adelaide Convention Center from April 3 to 4th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Fareham, Hampshire for Dreams Come True Charity 3 Day Easter Event from April 3 to 6th.

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