Databurst From the 501st

July 27, 2016 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 27 to August 2nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 27

  • Garrison Carida will be in Pittsburgh, PA for Star Wars Night with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at PNC Park.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Seattle, WA for the Weird Al concert.

July 28

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Chapel Hill, NC for Movies Under the Stars – The Force Awakens at the Wallace Parking Deck from 6:00 to 11:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Minneapolis, MN for a visit to the Children’s Hospital.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Pittsburgh, PA for Replay FX Gaming at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center from July 28 to 31st.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Rahway, NJ for The Force Awakens Outdoor Screening at City Hall Plaza from 7:45 to 8:30 PM.
  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Hobart, IN for Star Wars: Under the Stars at Festival Park from 8:30 to 11:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for the Starlight Summer Party 2016 at Belmont Farm from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

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Around the Web

July 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, SDCC, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • The artist for the Thrawn cover has been revealed and they have a nice behind-the-scenes look at some of the early concepts and alternate takes they did. Two Dots also designed some of the awesome looking Brazilian Star Wars covers such as Darth Plagueis.
  • Early copies of Ahsoka are out at SDCC.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 20, 2016 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 20 to 26th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 20

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for Star Wars Night with the Cardinals at Busch Stadium from 3:00 to 11:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Middletown, PA for the Middletown Public Library Star Wars double feature from 2:30 to 3:30 PM, in Berwyn, PA for the Star Wars Camp Family Carnival at the Upper Main Line YMCA from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, and in New Holland, PA for the ELANCO Public Library visit from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Caldwell, NJ for a Star Wars event at the Caldwell Public Library from 6:45 to 7:45 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Diego, CA for San Diego Comic Con from July 20 to 24th.

July 21

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Cary, NC for The Force Awakens Under the Stars at the Koka Booth Amphitheater from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Philadelphia, PA for Star Wars Night with the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park Stadium from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Hokkaido Sapporo Odori for the Greenbird Cleaning event.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Park Ridge, IL for the Advocate Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Brick, NJ for Star Wars Camp at the Brick Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.

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‘Rogue One: Catalyst’ Cover and Author Reveal!

July 16, 2016 at 6:36 am | Posted in Books, Celebration, Conventions, Del Rey, Miscellaneous, News, rogue one, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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imageMore exciting news keeps flowing from the Star Wars Celebration in Europe! Today, the official cover art for Catalyst has been released, as well as James Luceno being announced as the author!

This will be Luceno’s second novel after Tarkin to take place in the new canon. Luceno had previously been a profilic writer in the now-titled Star Wars Legends line. Rogue One: Catalyst is due out on October 4th of this year!

Posted By: Ryan for Roqoo Depot

Star Wars Celebration Europe

July 15, 2016 at 6:03 pm | Posted in CEII, Celebration, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

If you missed the livestream, YouTube has you covered. Here’s a Star Wars Celebration Europe playlist of videos for both panels and interviews. Updated for all three days.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

July 15, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Toys | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web. While Star Wars Celebration Europe kicks off today and is sure to bring lots of new news (be sure to watch the livestream), here’s the old news from this week.

Book News

Comic News

Convention & Event News

For those who can’t make it to SWCE, you can check out the livestream. Here’s a link to the full schedule for it.

  • Star Wars Celebration Europe is July 15 to 17 in London, England. Star Wars authors include Adam Bray, Cole Horton, Kemp Remillard and Jason Fry.
  • ArmadilloCon is July 29 to 31 in Austin, TX. Star Wars guests include author Martha Wells.
  • MidAmeriCon II is August 17 to 21 in Kansas City, MO. Star Wars guests include authors Kevin J. Anderson, William Dietz, Rebecca MoestaMartha Wells and Walter Jon Williams.
  • Dodeca Con is September 16 to 18 in Columbia, MO. Star Wars guests include author John Jackson Miller.
  • New York Comic Con is October 6 to 9 in New York City, NY. Star Wars guests include author Chuck Wendig, actress Carrie Fisher, artists Mark Brooks, Katie Cook, Adi Granov, Alex Maleev and comic writer Charles Soule.
  • Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13 to 16, 2017 in Orlando, FL.

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Databurst From the 501st

July 13, 2016 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 13 to 19th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 13

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Stampede Kids’ Day.
  • Capital City Garrison will be in Rockland, ON for Celebrity Server Night at Boston Pizza from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Oskaloosa, IA for the Oskaloosa Public Library Mini-Con.
  • Southern California Garrison will be at the MDA Summer Camp and at Family Kids Camp.

July 14

  • Central Garrison will be in Maple Grove, MN for the Maple Grove Days Kiddie Parade at Central Park from 6:45 to 7:45 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Kings Bay, GA for the Naval Base Cultural and Diversity Fair from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Peoria, IL for the 3rd Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Jackson, NJ for Star Wars Day at the Jackson Library from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Mount Hutton, New South Wales for the Vacation Care special visit.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Global Teen Medical Summit.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for #Cantina from 5:00 to 10:00 PM at The O2, and in Mountain Ash for the Sophias School Fete from 3:30 to 6:00 PM.

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Around the Web

July 8, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Celebration, Collecting, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, 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

  • The cover for Aftermath: Empire’s End by Chuck Wendig was revealed. The is the final book in the trilogy and will be out early 2017.

  • Meanwhile Aftermath: Life Debt by Chuck Wendig will be out next week and if you get it at Barnes & Noble, it will include a two sided poster (art by Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas).

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Databurst From the 501st

July 6, 2016 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 6 to 12th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

July 6

  • Czech Garrison will be in Letovice for LetFest 2016 from July 3 to 10th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Devos Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Columbus, OH for the Weird Al concert.

July 7

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for the Children’s Hospital Parade.
  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for Hot Harley Nights Family Night at J&L Harley Davidson.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Manchester, NJ for a Star Wars event at the Manchester Library from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Merewether Heights, New South Wales for a Vacation Care special visit.

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Around the Web

July 1, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, DK, Interview, Marvel, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has a look at two new book covers: Star Wars: Year by Year: A Visual History and Star Wars: Complete Locations.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart, Rian Johnson, Chris Miller and Phil Lord will all be attending Star Wars Celebration Europe for a special Future Filmmakers panel. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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