Databurst From the 501st

April 16, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 16 through 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 16

  • Badlands Garrison will be at a Fan Expo promo event.

April 17

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Adler After Dark at the Adler Planetarium.
  • Timberline Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for Salt Lake Comic Con from April 17-19th.
  • UK Garrison will be in Waltham Abbey for Dream Factory Kids Easter Egg Hunt.

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May 4th Rebels Sneak Peak

April 14, 2014 at 4:47 pm | Posted in Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

star-wars-rebels-promoSweeties Freebies is reporting that there will be a sneak peak of Star Wars Rebels at a Million Dollar Arm premier event in Los Angeles, Ca.

Okay, now that you are up to speed, there is no slowing down. I’m going to be coming at you like a fastball with all kinds of awesomeness from LA. Not only will we be attending the Red Carpet Tailgate Premiere of Million Dollar Arm, we will also be partaking in some lightsabericious fun during a dinner and exclusive sneak peek of Star Wars Rebels that will be coming to Disney Channel and Disney XD this Fall! You now what’s pretty sweet? It will be happening on Star Wars Day, May 4th! :D

Thanks to Rebels Report for catching the news!

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Celebration Anaheim Hosts

April 14, 2014 at 4:40 pm | Posted in Conventions, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Insider #149 has revealed the hosts for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. James Arnold Taylor will be returning to the main stage. Also returning to the digital stage is David Collins. Gus Lopez will once again be hosting the Collecting Track. However, totally new to hosting will be RebelForce Radio hosts Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac who will be hosting the Behind the Scenes Stage.

Thanks to TheForce.Net for the news.

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New Star Wars Game in the Works

April 14, 2014 at 4:27 pm | Posted in News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Video Games | 3 Comments

Visceral-GamesLately some news has been popping up for a new Star Wars video game that EA is working on. First it was announced that Amy Hennig would be the Creative Director on a new Star Wars project…

Over the last few weeks, Amy and I have spent a lot of time talking about what her first project would be. There are a lot of different directions we could have gone, but I could sense that what really excited her about this opportunity (because let’s face it, we weren’t the only ones knocking at her door) was Star Wars. Amy’s a huge fan. We happen to be making a Star Wars game. Just thinking about the possibilities made both of us even more excited about having her join the team.

Later on, she revealed on Twitter that Todd Stashwick would be working on the project as a co-writer. Continue Reading New Star Wars Game in the Works…

More Rebels at Wondercon

April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm | Posted in Conventions, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

vanessa-marshallJoining Dave Filoni at WonderCon this weekend will be Star Wars Rebels voice actor Vanessa Marshall, the voice of Hera. Click here to check out the official announcement.

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Databurst From the 501st

April 9, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 9 through 15th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 9

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, MO for a visit to Children’s Mercy Hospital, and in Overland Park, KS for Costuming 101 at Tomahawk Elementary from 3:00 to 6:00 PM.

April 10

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Richmond, VA for a Free LEGO Build event at Yankee Candle Village from Noon to 2:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cambridge for Wookiee Woodland Walk Recruitment Day.

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Around the Web

April 4, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Around the Web, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Humor, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Comic News

  • Star Wars fans looking to branch out might want to try Deep Gravity which will be written by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman (Star Wars: Legacy). CBR has an interview with creators plus a look at the interior art.

Convention & Event News

  • Odyssey Con is this weekend in Madison, WI. Star Wars author Troy Denning will be there. You can check out Troy’s schedule below.

Friday

  • 5:30pm The Walking Dead: Where’s the Love?
  • 8pm Opening Ceremonies


Saturday

  • 10am Firefly: Why is it so Shiny?
  • 1pm-2:30 Guest of Honor Book Signing
  • 2:30 Editors Agents and Publicists, Oh My!
  • 4pm Writer’s Workshop
  • 7-8pm Dinner with Master of Ceremonies/Con Chair
  • 8pm Guest of Honor Presentation/Speeches


Sunday

  • 10am When to Quit the Day Job
  • 11:30am True Blood
  • Gem City Comic Con is in Dayton, OH this weekend. Star Wars artist Joe Corroney will be there.
  • WonderCon Anaheim runs April 18-20, and of great importance to Star Wars fans, there will be a Star Wars Rebels panel. Star Wars guests in attendance at the con include Katie Cook, Tommy Lee Edwards, Paul Gulacy, Mike Mayhew and Gabriel Hardman (Saturday only).

Behind the Scenes of Star Wars Rebels

Members of the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels present an exclusive look at the highly anticipated television series. Star Wars Rebels is set between Episodes III and IV, and it is a dark time in the galaxy. In the spirit of the original trilogy, the Empire is once again the preeminent villain of the saga, and Star Wars Rebels puts the might of Imperial forces in the spotlight. Produced by Lucasfilm Animation and featuring many of the key talents from the Emmy Award-winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere this fall as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel; it will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

Saturday April 19, 2014 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Room 300AB

  • Jedi News has a rundown on upcoming Rebel Legion UK events this month.

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Databurst From the 501st

April 2, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 2 through 8th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 2

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Shawnee, KS for Costuming 101 at Merriam Park Elementary from 2:30 to 5:00 PM as part of their after school program.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Light It Up Blue! Autism Awareness Day.

April 3

  • Italian Garrison will be in Rome for Romics from April 3 through 6th.

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Around the Web

March 28, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Interview, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, 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

  • Joining the list of “Untitled” Star Wars books is “Untitled Star Wars Book #3″ (via edelweiss) which is set for a January 13, 2015 release (352 pages, hardcover). This is most likely Kevin Hearne‘s untitled Luke Skywalker novel, the third book in the Empire and Rebellion series. No blurb or description is given for the book. As for the other two “Untitled” Star Wars books, there is still no new updates, however they are not the Star Wars Rebels original novels, as those two have separate listings.
  • Tim Lebbon‘s Mannequin Man and the Plastic Bitch is now available as an eBook.

Comic News

  • Predator and Alien fans can check out some sneak peaks at Dark Horse’s upcoming content. Bleeding Cool has an interview with Scott Allie and Joshua Williamson featuring artwork from the Predator comic, and CBR has an interview with Chris Robertson featuring artwork from the Aliens comic.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 19, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from March 19 through 25th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 19

  • German Garrison will be in Dietzenbach for a photo shoot.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Bartlett, IL for the Sycamore Trails Elementary Reading Night.

March 20

  • Ohio Garrison will be in Dayton, OH for the Star Wars Imperial March Library event at Dayton Metro Library from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.

March 21

  • Dune Sea Garrison will be in Phoenix, AZ for Star Wars Night with the Phoenix Suns.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cleveland, OH for the Robotics Competition Party at the Cleveland Aquarium from 6:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Poway, CA for a fundraiser for Painted Rock Elementary School from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.

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