Databurst From the 501st

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

April 7

  • Garrison Titan will be in Seattle, WA for Emerald City Comicon from April 7 to 10th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Woodbine, MD for Lisbon Elementary School Reading Night from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the St. Andrew’s Outside School Hours Care Star Wars Day, and at Gold Coast Supanova 2016.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Corona, CA for the Testing Kick-Off Assembly.
  • Star Garrison will be at the May the Force Be With You Read! K, 1st and 2nd Father/Son Reading Event.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 30, 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 March 30 to  April 5th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Leawood, KS for the Children’s Mercy South Star Wars visit, and in St. Louis, MO for Creative Music Making! at Maryville University Auditorium.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Riverside, CA for Read Across America at Riverside Public Library Main Branch from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

April 1

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for an Act Now Rescue Star Wars Fox 2 segment from 8:30 to 9:30 AM, and in St. Louis, MO for the Wohlwend Elementary Lip Sync Show at Oakville High School from 8:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charleston, SC for WonderFest Bridge Fest/Kids Run at Hampton Park from noon to 6:00 PM.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, NE for the Manchester Elementary NeSA Pep Rally from 1:15 to 3:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Normal, IL for Star Wars Family Fun Night.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 23, 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 March 23 to 29th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 23

  • Georgia Garrison will be in Decatur, GA for the Garrison Meet and Greet at Victory Sandwich Bar at 7:00 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Fullerton, CA for the Beechwood School’s Flagpole Assembly.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at the WCH Ward Visit.

March 24

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Charleston, SC for the Best of Charleston VIP Party.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Exeter, CA for Star Wars Day at the Exeter Branch Library from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • German Garrison will be in Duisburg for an event at Galeria Kaufhof from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Lititz, PA for The Last Showing of TFA at Penn Cinema from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
  • Golden Gate Garrison will be in San Jose, CA for Star Wars Night with the San Jose Sharks.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Fennville, MI for Star Wars School Read.
  • Mountain Garrison will be in Boulder, CO for the Star Wars author panel at Barnes & Noble benefiting BoulderREADS from 7:00 to 9:00 PM with authors Chuck Wendig, Kevin Hearne and Delilah S. Dawson.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Riverside, CA for the 116th Inaugural Celebration.

March 25

  • Central California Garrison will be in Reno, NV for Star Wars Night with the Reno Bighorns.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Los Angeles, CA for WonderCon from March 25 to 27th.
  • Southern Dewback Garrison will be at Brick-a-laide at the Adelaide Convention Centre from March 25 to 26th.

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Around the Web

March 18, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Dark Horse, Events, Interview, Marvel, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, 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

  • Becker & Mayer is coming out with a new Star Wars book called Stormtroopers: The Ultimate Guide.

Star Wars: Stormtroopers is the definitive guide to these imposing soldiers
from the galaxy far, far away—from their creation and design to their many
roles and iterations as well as their resonance in popular-culture fandom. This
book explores the world’s endless fascination with these elite warriors and
celebrates all things stormtrooper, featuring replica memorabilia and interviews
about their evolution in the new chapter of Star Wars history.

Details: $45.00, Hardcover, 23.5 cm x 33.65 cm, 176 pages (6 gatefolds)

  • You can also catch a preview of Claudia Gray‘s Bloodlines by checking out the preview for the paperback version of Aftermath on Amazon. Just scroll down to the end.
  • There’s some new info out on the Star Wars Propaganda book by Pablo Hidalgo (coming October 5, 2016).

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Databurst From the 501st

March 16, 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 March 16 to 22nd. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 17

  • Central Garrison will be in Sioux Falls, SD for the 10th Annual Sioux Falls St. Baldrick’s at 41st St. Pizza Ranch from 4:30 to 8:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Tustin, CA for the Troop 891 Blue & Gold event.

March 18

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in St. Louis, MO for Kawa Kon from March 18 to 20th.
  • Golden Gate Garrison will be in San Jose, CA for Silicon Valley Comic Con from March 18 to 20th.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Hampton, VA for Ring of Fire Con at Hampton Roads Convention Center from March 18 to 20th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for C2E2.
  • Redback Garrison will be at the St. Joseph’s Primary School Fete.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Jose, CA for Silicon Valley Comic Con from March 18 to 20th, and in Orange, CA for STEM Community Science Night.

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Around the Web

March 11, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Abrams, Art, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, News, Sci-Fi, Star Trek, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

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

Art News

  • Dave Dorman showed a sneak peek at his Leadworks No. 3 with a beautiful picture of Rey.

Book News

  • John Jackson Miller has revealed the titles for each of the books in his Star Trek: Prey trilogy plus there’s pre-order links: Hell’s Heart, The Jackal’s Trick, and The Hall of Heroes.
  • The Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie book set from Abrams is up for pre-order on Amazon.
  • Edelweiss has a listing for an upcoming Star Wars YA novel. No author listed but it’s 400 pages, hardcover, and set for October 11, 2016. It’s published by Disney Lucasfilm Press.

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Databurst From the 501st

March 9, 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 March 9 to 15th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 9

  • Southern California Garrison will be in Yorba Li, CA for Reading Is Our Only Hope Family Night.

March 10

  • Midwest Garrison will be in Bloomingdale, IL for Pictures with the Easter Bunny.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Warsaw for Academy of the Future.

March 11

  • Mountain Garrison will be in Denver, CO for Starfest from March 11 to 13th.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Sygehus for the Skejby Hospital visit.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Springfield, VA for the Cub Scout Pack Blue & Gold Banquet.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Fullerton, CA for the Mother/Son Star Wars Dance, and at the Carter Awakens Pep Rally.
  • Star Garrison will be in Huntsville, TX for the Huntsville Public Library Jedi Academy.

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March 4, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Abrams, Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

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

Book News

  • The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by J.W. Rinzler now has a entry up on edelweiss. The release date is set for October 25, 2016 at 368 pages and 500 color illustrations (10.4 in H | 11.3 in W) from Abrams publishing.

The Making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the ultimate eyewitness account of the film’s complete production history—the fantastic work of the conceptual art team, the commitment to creating a new story in a saga that is loved around the world, J. J. Abrams’s helming of the massive production, and the post-production finesse of Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound—with exclusive reflections from George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher, as well as Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, and many others.

A must-have for Star Wars fans, this authorized, all-access book—perhaps the most comprehensive documentation of an in-progress production ever written—will be an indispensable work for all movie fans and devotees of popular culture.

  • Iron Druid Chronicles fans can stop by Kevin Hearne‘s store and use the discount code WOOHOO to get two hardcovers and a digital audiobook for just $18 (Staked, Shattered and “Two Tales of the Iron Druid Chronicles”).

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Databurst From the 501st

March 2, 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 March 2 to 8th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

March 2

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Mt. Pleasant, SC for Make-A-Wish school visit.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Devos Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Sandwich, IL for Book Fair Family Night.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Bakersfield, CA for Read Across America.

March 3

  • Czech Garrison will be in Prague for Future Gate 2016 from March 3 to 6th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Oswego, IL for Fox Chase School Literacy Night.
  • Star Garrison will be at the North Texas Book Fair & Family Night.

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Databurst From the 501st

February 24, 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 February 24 to March 1st. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 24

  • Alpine Garrison will be in Orem, UT for the Blue & Gold Banquet.
  • UK Garrison will be in Dartford for the Springfield Lodge Fundraising Event from 3:30 to 6:00 PM.

February 25

  • Empire City Garrison will be in Farmingdale, NY for the March of Dimes Walk for Babies Kick Off Dinner from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in San Dimas, CA for the Pack 442 Blue & Gold event, and in Buena Park, CA for the Read Across America Family Picnic.

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