Databurst From the 501st

October 18, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from October 18 to 24th. It’s Star Wars Reads Month, so be on the look out for events near you. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 18

  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in New Orleans, LA for the Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for the Texas Children’s Hospital Halloween Party.

October 19

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Olathe, KS for a Star Wars Evening at the Olathe Library from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Woodstock, GA for Star Wars Reads at the FoxTale Book Shoppe with author Ian Doescher from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 11, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from October 11 to 17th. It’s Star Wars Reads Month, so be on the look out for events near you. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 11

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Star Wars Reads Day at Chestermere Public Library.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Bilbao for Dia de La Banderita Cruz Roja from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

October 12

  • Spanish Garrison will be in Córdoba for Festival Internacional de Juegos from noon to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Canutillo, TX for Star Wars Reads Day, and in Dallas, TX for Night at the Space Museum.

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NYCC 2017: ‘Thrawn Alliances’ and Panels

October 9, 2017 at 2:29 pm | Posted in Books, Conventions, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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NYCC had some nice reveals over the weekend including a new Thrawn book by Timothy Zahn.

THRAWN: ALLIANCES. In this new adventure, Grand Admiral Thrawn joins forces with the one and only DARTH VADER.

THRAWN: ALLIANCES will be out next summer, and is will be available for pre-order from all of your favorite booksellers in all your favorite formats within a few days.

And for those who missed out on the Star Wars panels, you can check them out on YouTube.

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Celebration Panel: From a Certain Point of View

Lucasfilm Publishing presents: Tales from a Galaxy, Far, Far Away!

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Around the Web

October 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars Books, 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.

Book News

  • DK Books is running a contest for a bunch of free Star Wars books. Just enter here before October 15th.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with Del Rey Editor Elizabeth Schaefer who talks about From A Certain Point of View.
  • There’s a cover now for Tastes Like Chicken the latest in Kevin J. Anderson’s zombie PI series which is on track for a November release. If you haven’t checked out the series, they’re fun books.

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Databurst From the 501st

October 4, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from October 4 to 10th. It’s Star Wars Reads Month, so be on the look out for events near you. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

October 4

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Orange County for the Special Olympics.

October 5

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Newton, KS for Star Wars Reads Day at Newton Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Hope Mills, NC for the Make-A-Wish Reveal.

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September 29, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Video Games | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • USA Today has an audio excerpt of John Ham reading Paul Dini’s short story from From A Certain Point of View.
  • StarWars.com has an interview with author Claudia Gray covering her book Leia: Princess of Alderaan.
  • Edelweiss has two new interesting Star Wars book entries. On is for an untitled Jason Fry hardcover that’s 96 pages long and will be out March 27, 2018. It’s listed as a “replica journal” and “juvenile fiction” so this might be similar to the Rey journal that was done for The Force Awakens.

Follow the next adventure in the Star Wars saga in this first person narrative. This book for tweens will feature a first-person account from one of the main characters of the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Format includes foldouts.

There’s also a book called Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo by Michael Kogge that is specifically for Spanish speaking fans.

Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Registro de Vuelo
Michael Kogge
March 6, 2018, Hardcover, $11.99, Juvenile Fiction, Ages 6 to 8, Grades 1 to 3
96 pages, Series: Replica Journal, Full color, 8.3 in H | 5.8 in W | 0.6 in T

Filled with dossiers, pilot profiles, and now translated for Spanish-speaking fans, here are Poe Dameron’s files, collected into one flight log.
Translated for Spanish-speaking Star Wars fans! Learn what the best pilot in the galaxy’s life was like before joining the Resistance; get complete details of his mission to Jakku; and read the harrowing account of Black Squadron’s daring attack on Starkiller Base!

  • Sequart is putting a book called A More Civilized Age: Exploring the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Edited by Rich Handley and Joseph F. Berenato, this book will contain essays that talk about the Star Wars Expanded Universe, aka Legends. It also includes a foreword by Timothy Zahn and an essay by Rider Windham.

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Databurst From the 501st

September 27, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from September 27 to October 3rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 27

  • New England Garrison will be at Northampton Film Festival.

September 28

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for Lewis Elementary School special needs visit.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Minmi, New South Wales for Biodiversity Day at Blue Gum Hills Regional Park.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Bizkaia for Boda Azurmendi from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Amarillo, TX for Delicious Wishes Burger Bash.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be at the Fall-O-Ween Festival from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

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September 22, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Del Rey has released the rest of the From A Certain Point of View “social cards.” You can check them out here.
  • The Verge has an interview with author Martha Wells covering her new novella series The Murderbot Diaries which includes the cover for the second novella Artificial Condition. On top of that, TOR.com has a look at the cover for the third novella in the series, Rogue Protocol.
  • Christie Golden has written a short story tied into an upcoming VR videogame called ARKTIKA.1. You can read an excerpt here which includes pre-order links for the short story.

Convention & Event News

  • Salt Lake Comic Con is September 21 to 23 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn. Tim will be at Booth 519. You can check out his schedule here.
  • Cincinnati Comic Expo is September 22 to 24 in Cincinnati, OH. Star Wars guests include Caroline Blakiston, Joe Corroney, Julian Glover, Jason Isaacs, and John Ratzenberger.
  • New York Comic Con is October 5 to 8 in New York, NY. Star Wars guests include Katie Cook, Jim Cummings, Kieron Gillen, Mark Hamill, Felicity Jones, John Jackson Miller, Skottie Young and more.

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Databurst From the 501st

September 20, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from September 20 to 26th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

September 20

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Edmonton, AB for Global News’ Mad Scientist segment.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Ungdomssjukhus, Sweden for Drottning Silvias Barn from 2:30 to 3:30 PM.

September 21

  • Garrison Carida will be in Wilkes-Barre, PA for the Pediatria Day Health Center visit.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Falls Church, VA for the Inova Children’s Hospital Troop.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Peoria, IL for the Children’s Hospital of Illinois visit.

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September 15, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Del Rey has been posting special “social cards” for From A Certain Point of View. They’re neat little image teasers with snippets from the book. There is one for each story.
  • We now have a release date for Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization by Jason Fry. According to edelweiss it will be released on March 6, 2018. The hardcover will also be 304 pages (as of the current listing). The three month delay has some speculating that there will be a significant revelation/twist in the movie warranty the extra bit of secrecy.

Comic News

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