Databurst From the 501st

January 11, 2017 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 January 11 to 17th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

January 11

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for USC Star Wars Class.

January 12

  • Nordic Garrison will be in Göteborg, Sweden for We Come In Peace Orchestral Science Fiction Music event at Göteborgs Konserthus from January 12 to 14th.

January 13

  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Star Academy Winter Fest at Natomas Charter School from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.

January 14

  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Evansville, IN for Hero Night with the Jr Bolts at Swonder Ice Arena from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Fresno, CA for Star Wars Night with the Fresno Monsters at Gateway Ice Center from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE fro Star Wars Night at the Omaha Children’s Museum from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Cloud City Garrison will be in Milwaukie, OR for the Oak Grove Pancake Breakfast at Oak Grove Elementary from 8:45 to 11:00 AM, and in Klamath Falls, OR for Tech Con at the Oregon Institute of Technology from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Portland, MI for Freedom Farm Star Wars Day.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Tokyo for the World Theater Project Star Wars Talk from 2:00 to 5:30 PM.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Middletown, NJ for Star Wars Night with the Titans from 8:30 to 10:30 PM, and in Manalapan, NJ for HackFRee Hackaton at Manalapan High School from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Toowoomba City for the Toowoomba City Library Star Wars Family Fun Day.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Ontario, CA for Star Wars Night with the Ontario Reign at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
  • UK Garrison will be in Cardiff for Geek I-Cons from January 14 to 15th.

January 15

  • Garrison Carida will be in Hershey, PA for the Hershey Bears hockey game at Giant Center from 3:30 to 8:30 PM.

January 17

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for Star Wars Night with the Blues at Scottrade Center from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.

Next Databurst…January 18th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

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January 6, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, 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

  • Adventures in Wild Space: The Snare and The Nest came out this week in the US. Note this is a reprinting of the first and second book in the UK book series. Book 3 will be out in April and book 4 will be out in August.
  • If you’d like to get a signed copy of Paul S. Kemp‘s next book A Conversation in Blood, Paul is offering them with details on his website.
  • Kevin Hearne dropped some book news that he has an upcoming Iron Druid Chronicles anthology set for July called Besieged. In his words “it’s essentially book 8.5,” and it’s up for pre-order. He’s got the links here. Kevin will have another story in the anthology Urban Enemies which will be out in August. Then in October A Plauge of Giants will be out, the first in his new trilogy.
  • Author Kevin J. Anderson is also doing a Reddit AMA today.

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Databurst From the 501st

January 4, 2017 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 January 4 to 10th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

January 4

  • Redback Garrison will be at the Tupperware Family Fun Day.

January 6

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for the St. Louis Science Center Star Wars First Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.

January 7

  • Central Garrison will be in Woodbury, MN for the Woodbury Preschool Fair & Expo at Liberty Ridge Elementary.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Wilkes-Barre Township, PA for the Scranton Penguins game at Mohegan Sun Arena from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Muskegon, MI for Star Wars Night with the Lumberjacks.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Hokkaido for Rogue One at Asahikawa Aeon Cinema from 12:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Grand Junction, CO for the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s Tribute to John Williams at The Avalon Theatre from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Bundaberg for Rogue One at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Bakersfield, CA for Pancakes with the Troopers from 8:00 to 10:00 AM.

January 8

  • Garrison Cardia will be in Allentown, PA for Star Wars Night with the Phantoms at PPL Center from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • German Garrison will be in Mlheim an der Ruhr for Rogue One at CinemaxX Mlheim in RRC.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Bloomington, IL for the Boy Scout Popcorn Top Sellers.

Next Databurst…January 11th.

*If you didn’t see the events listed for your garrison, send us an email at roqoodepot(at)gmail.com and let us know. We’re glad to add any we missed. For more info on the 501st Legion, be sure to check out their official website.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot. Shoot straight and troop on.

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December 30, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, IDW, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 2 Comments
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

  • Dave Dorman has been posted some cool images from Rogue One, plus a variant cover for Doctor Aphra.

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Databurst From the 501st

December 28, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 28 to January 3rd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 28

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for Night at Your Museum at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.
  • New England Garrison will be in Dover, NH for Star Wars Mania at the Dover Public Library from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

December 29

  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Space Spectacular at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall from 9:15 to 10:30 PM.

December 30

  • Midwest Garrison will be in Bloomington, IL for Star Wars Appreciation Night with the Bloomington Thunder.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Bakersfield, CA for Star Wars Night with the Bakersfield Condors at Rabobank Arena from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

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December 23, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Convention & Event News

StarWars.com has a first look at the badge artwork for Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Plus it has been revealed that Warwick Davis, Amy Ratcliffe and David Collins will be the stage hosts. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

December 21, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 21 to 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 21

  • Northern Darkness Garrison will be in Rochester, IN for the Miracle Tree event at Rochester Middle School from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Linthicum, MD for Civilian Welfare Fund Movie Night at Hoyts Cinema 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

December 22

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Olathe, KS for the Paulie’s Penguin Playground Troop from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Bellevue, NE for a special sensory needs Rogue One screening at Twin Creek Cinema.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for the Penny Lane Family Holiday Event.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Kindercare Bake Sale.

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Databurst From the 501st

December 14, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

501stLogoLatest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from December 14 to 20th. With the premiere of Rogue One, there are plenty of events to check out. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 14

  • Austrian Garrison will be in Wels for the Rogue One midnight show.
  • Central Garrison will be in Rochester, MN for the Toys for Tots Star Wars Party at the Homestead Church, and in Minneapolis, MN for the Star Wars Holiday Special Screening and Toys For Tots drive at Bryant Lake Bowl.
  • Czech Garrison will be in Prague for the Rogue One VIP premiere, and in Prague at the Půlnoční Rogue One premiere at Bio Oko from December 14 to 15th.
  • Danish Garrison will be in Næstved, Denmark at Nordisk Film Biografer, in Faaborg, Denmark at Helios Bio, in Aarhus, Denmark at BioCity, in København, Denmark at CinemaxX København from December 14 to 15th, in Rødovre, Denmark at Atlas Biograferne, and in Fredericia, Denmark at Panorama Fredericia for the Rogue One premieres.
  • Dutch Garrison will be in Rotterdam at Pathé Schouwburgplein, in Sittard at Foroxity, in Apeldoorn at Vue, in Roermond at Foroxity, in Vissingen at Cinicity, in Eindhoven at Vue, and in Maastricht at Euroscoop for the Rogue One premieres.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Greece Public Library for a Star Wars Party at 6:30 PM.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Acworth, GA for the Star Wars Rebel Training Party at Acworth Public Library from 3:30 to 5:00 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be in Chermside, Springfield, Townsville and Garden City for Rogue One showings at Event Cinemas, in Hervey Bay at Big Screen Cinemas, in Toowoomba at Grand Central Cinemas, and in Nambour at Majestic Cinemas for Rogue One.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Garden Grove, CA for the Adopt A Child Christmas Event at Pacifica High School.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Greenway, Australian Capital Territory for Star Wars Trivia at the Hyperdome, in Newtown, New South Wales for the Rogue One release at Dendy Newtown, in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory for the midnight release at Dendy, in Maitland, New South Wales for the release at Reading, in Warrawong for the midnight release at Hoyts, in Sydney for the midnight screening at George Street Event Cinemas, in Mount Druitt for the midnight release, in Lismore, New South Wales for the release at Lismore Cinemas, and at Moore Park Hoyts for the Rogue One premiere.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Rahr & Sons Brewery Tour & Tasting.
  • UK Garrison will be in Bristol and Harlow at Cineworld, in Newquay at Lighthouse, in Warrington at Odeon, and in Darlington at Vue Cinema for the Rogue One premiere.

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December 9, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Book News

  • Penguin Random House is doing a special Star Wars giveaway contest for the holidays with tons of goodies for the winners. Click here to enter.
  • The next Star Wars Insider short fiction piece will be by Mur Lafferty and called “Voices of the Empire.” It ties in with Catalyst and Rogue One and will feature artwork by Jason Chan. The story is about a reporter for the Holo Net News named Calliope Drouth who runs into Orson Krennic. Del Rey has a sneak peak on their Facebook page.
  • Edelweiss has a new entry that looks promising.

Star Wars – On the Front Lines by Daniel Wallace
Release Date: July 18, 2017
Details: $50.00, Hardcover, Titan Books, 128 pages, 10.3 in H | 13.5 in W | 1.3 lb

From the Clone Wars and the Rebellion to the clashes with the First Order, the galaxy is defined by war. Star Wars: On the Front Lines chronicles the tactics, weapons, and armor used in pivotal battles along with profiling acts of valor achieved during the campaign. By focusing on elements of the battles that occurred “off screen,” this collection brings the struggles faced by ground soldiers and starfighter pilots to life like never before and places the reader on the battle lines.

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Databurst From the 501st

December 7, 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 December 7 to 13th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

December 7

  • Mexican Garrison will be in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco for Semana Star Wars from December 7 to 10th.

December 8

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Kansas City, KS for the Star Wars Holiday Special Party at the Turner Community Library from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Bloodfin Garrison will be in Indianapolis, IN for the WRTV6 Toy Drive at Monument Circle from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in Bishop Auckland for the Evergreen Primary Special Needs School Christmas Fair from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, and in Taunton for Santa on the Run at Castle Hotel from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.

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