Databurst From the 501st

April 10, 2019 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 events around the world from April 10 to 16th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 10

  • Star Garrison will be in Midland, TX for the Cactus Replay Special Needs Olympics.

April 11

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Corellia Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Danish Garrison will be in Randers, Denmark for Galakseløb på Randers Bibliotek from April 11 to 12th.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Oklahoma Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Kepno for Wernisaz w Muzeum Ziemi Kepinskiej.
  • UK Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.

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April 5, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Celebration, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • io9 has a look at the Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story book.
  • In sad news, Vonda N. McIntyre, the author of the Star Wars Legends novel The Crystal Star, has passed away. Vonda did much more than create one of the most controversial Star Wars villains, Waru, she was also the third woman to win a Hugo Award, she wrote the first original Star Trek novel for the Pocket Books line, and she came up with Sulu and Uhura’s first names. She will be missed, but her books shall live on.
  • I missed this but Jedi Bibliotheck spotted it back in early March, but it looks like they’re doing a Haynes manual for the TIE Fighter. It’s set for an October release.

Celebration News

  • The lotteries have been extended to April 8th so if you haven entered yet there is still time.
  • They’ve revealed more Celebration merchandise on the official site.
  • The collecting sites will have a six piece Celebration patch set you can collect.
  • Here’s a look at all the Star Tots which will be available.
  • Del Rey has revealed their author signing times, and which authors will be at the From A Certain Point of View mega signing. DK will also have signings for its authors. Jason Fry posted his schedule here.
  • Dave Dorman is working on a Rogue One painting he hopes to have done for Celebration. There will not be prints of it available. However, Dave is supplying the artwork for the SWCC VIP package limited edition print, which looks gorgeous.

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Databurst From the 501st

April 3, 2019 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 events around the world from April 3 to 9th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 3

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Hampton, VA for Superhero Day 2019 at the Hampton Public Library from 12:30 to 3:00 PM.

April 4

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Lapeer, MI for Star Wars Day at Chatfield School.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Rockaway, NJ for the Autism Awareness Basketball Game at Katherine D. Malone Elementary School from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Midland, TX for Stand Up Midland.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 27, 2019 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 events around the world from March 27 to April 2nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 27

  • Danish Garrison will be in Skejby  for a visit to the Skejby Hospital.
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison will be in Princeton, NJ at the Princeton Public Library from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Richardson, TX for Comet-CON.

March 28

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Falls Church, VA for a visit to Inova Children’s Hospital.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in Manchester, TN for Enthusiastic Nerd Convention at the Manchester Public Library from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

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March 22, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Celebration News

  • StarWars.com has revealed how the panel reservation and lottery system will work for Star Wars Celebration.
  • Via the latest episode of The Star Wars Show, it was revealed The Mandalorian will be getting a panel with guests Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni.
  • More autograph and photo ops have been added for Annabelle Davis, Warwick Davis, Penny McCarthy, Bobby Moynihan, and Lorne Peterson.
  • ILMxLAB will be at Celebration with a look at Vader Immortal.

Convention & Event News

  • FantaSci is March 22 to 24 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • ConGlomeration is April 19 to 21 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 20, 2019 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 events around the world from March 20 to March 26th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 21

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Summerville, SC for Literacy/Math Night at Dr. Eugene Sires Elementary School from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Japanese Garrison will be in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture for the Smile for Japan Charity Festival.

March 22

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Durham, NC for FantaSci at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel from March 22 to 24th.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Jordan, NY for the School Assembly.
  • Ireland Garrison will be at the Central Hotel for Daffodil Day from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Midsouth Garrison will be in East Ridge, TN for Metrotham Con at Camp Jordan Arena from March 22 to 24th.
  • Star Garrison will be at Star Wars Night at Rice Baseball vs. UTSA.

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March 15, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Celebration News

  • There will be a podcast meet up Saturday at the Arc Bar. You can check out the details here as well as all the podcasts that will be attending.
  • The Episode IX panel will be Friday. Not too many details yet.
  • In addition to the Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars Resistance animation panels previously announced for Star Wars Celebration, there will also be a LEGO Star Wars Animation panel on Saturday. Guests include the shows creators Bill Motz and Bob Roth, as well as Leland Chee and Jason Cosler.
  • There will be a Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge panel on Saturday.
  • New guests have been revealed: Matt Denton, Josh Lee, Hugh Quarshie, Katee Sackhoff, Lee Towersey, and Forest Whitaker.
  • You can now pre-order autographs for Ahmed Best and Erin Kellyman.

Convention & Event News

  • MidSouthCon 37 is March 15 to 17 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • FantaSci is March 22 to 24 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • ConGlomeration is April 19 to 21 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

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March 8, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Conventions, Events, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • Okay, I thought this was a joke on The Star Wars Show, but this is a real book that’s coming out this year. This looks awesome. How Not to Get Eaten by Ewoks (and Other Galactic Survival Skills) by Christian Blauvelt will be out in hardcover on September 24, 2019. StarWars.com has an interview with the author and some previews of interior graphs/pictograms. You can pre-order it here.

Convention & Event News

Revealed this week, there will be three animation panels at Star Wars Celebration – one for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, one for Star Wars Rebels, and one for Star Wars Resistance. StarWars.com has the full details. New guests have also been announced – Paul Bettany, Riz Ahmed and Hermione Corfield. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Databurst From the 501st

March 6, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from March 6 to March 12th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 6

  • Danish Garrison will be visiting the Odense University Hospital.

March 7

  • UK Garrison will be in London for Crowdfunding Day at the University of Westminster from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

March 8

  • Austrian Garrison will be in Rho, Italy for Cartoomics from March 8 to 10th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Dallas, TX for the North Texas Irish Festival from March 8 to 10th.

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March 1, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Celebration, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars Resistance, Television, trailers | Leave a comment

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

Convention & Event News

More Celebration guests have been announced: Ray Park (Darth Maul), Matt Lanter (The Clone Wars Anakin Skywalker), and Tiya Sircar (Star Wars Resistance Sabine). EA will also be showing off Jedi: Fallen Order. Some of the Celebration art prints are also up for pre-order on Dark Ink. Some artists are offering their pre-order through their individual websites. You can check their stuff out here.

  • Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo is March 2 to 3 in Parkersburg, WV. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • MidSouthCon 37 is March 15 to 17 in Memphis, TN. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • FantaSci is March 22 to 24 in Raleigh, NC. Star Wars guests include John Jackson Miller, and Timothy Zahn.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL. Star Wars authors who will be in attendance include Jeffrey Brown, Katie Cook, Zoraida Cordova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, E.K. Johnston, Cavan Scott and Timothy Zahn.
  • ConGlomeration is April 19 to 21 in Louisville, KY. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • D23 is August 23 to 25 in Anaheim, CA.
  • Disney’s Star Wars Day at Sea will be returning in 2020.

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