Databurst From the 501st

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

September 13

  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Branxton for Bucks for Ben Community Day.

September 14

  • Central California Garrison will be in Sacramento, CA for Art Mix/Crocker-Con at the Crocker Art Museum from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be at Sewickley School for the Watson Institute visit.

September 15

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Saskatoon, SK for the Citizenship Ceremony at Saskatoon Expo 2017.
  • Central Garrison will be in Omaha, MN for Bear Creek at Apache Mall.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Harrisburg, PA for the Back to School Bash from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Rochester, NY for RocCon at Kodak’s Theatre on the Ridge from September 15 to 17th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for GrandCon.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Stockholm, Sweden for Comic Con Stockholm from September 15 to 17th.
  • Star Garrison will be in El Paso, TX for the Lundy PTA Family Picnic, in Lubbock, TX for Hub City Comic Con from September 15 to 17th, and in Houston, TX for Fandemic Tour from September 15 to 17th.

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September 8, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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Databurst From the 501st

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

September 6

  • Star Garrison will be in Woodlands, TX for The Best of John Williams event.

September 7

  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Devos Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Barcelona for the Duchenne Parent Project España.

September 8

  • Central California Garrison will be in Reno, NV for The Great Reno Balloon Race at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park from September 8 to 10th.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Remus, MI for Star Wars Night at Chippewa Hills High School, and in Howell, MI for the Star Wars Halftime Show at the Howell High School football game.

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September 1, 2017 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, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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Databurst From the 501st

August 30, 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 August 30 to September 5th which includes the Force Friday midnight events and weekend events. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

August 30

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in O’Fallon, MO for the Back to School event at Fire Station 5 at 5:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Park Ridge, IL for the Advocate Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Irvine, CA for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
  • UK Garrison will be in Doncaster for the Rossington Village Fete at Memorial Hall from noon to 2:00 PM.

August 31

  • Central Garrison will be in Bismarck, ND for Force Friday at Walmart.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Reno, NV for Force Friday II midnight opening at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM on Thursday to 1:00 AM on Friday.
  • Fortresse Imperiale Garrison will be in Toronto, ON for FanExpo Canada a the Metro Toronto Convention Center.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Toronto, ON for FanExpo Canada a the Metro Toronto Convention Center from August 31 to September 3rd.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Arlington, VA for Open Tabletop Gaming Con from August 31 to September 3 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City.
  • Georgia Garrison will be in Alpharetta, GA for Force Friday at Toys R Us on Thursday from 11:00 PM to Friday at 2:00 AM.
  • New England Garrison will be in Williston, VT for Force Friday at Toys R Us.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Redlands, CA for Force Friday II at Target from Thursday at 11:00 PM to Friday at 1:00 AM.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Sydney, New South Wales for Force Friday at Westfield Sydney Shopping Mall.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Madrid, Spain for Force Friday at El Corte Ingles.
  • Star Garrison will be in Woodlands, TX for Force Friday at Toys R Us, in Mansfield, TX for Force Friday, in Plano, TX for Force Friday at Target, and in Pasadena, TX for Force Friday.
  • UK Garrison will be in Warrington, Oldbury, Chatham, and Cardiff for Force Friday at Toys R Us from 11:00 PM Thursday to 1:00 AM Friday, in London for Force Friday at Smyths Toys from 11:00 PM Thursday to 1:00 AM Friday and in Leeds for Force Friday at Smyths Toys from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

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August 25, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Del Rey, Events, IDW, Marvel, Movies, News, Random House, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment
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Book News

  • You can check out an except from Delilah S. Dawson’s upcoming novel Phasma on the official Star Wars website.
  • Edelweiss has a couple new entries. First up, Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force by Pablo Hidalgo.

Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force
Pablo Hidalgo
FRONTLIST | March 13, 2018
9780760355404, 0760355401
Hardcover
$19.99
Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction
Ages 8 And Up, Grades 3 to 17
68 pages
8 in Wdth | 11.1 in Lgth

Explore lightsabers from the inside out through history, detailed stats, and epic photos with this treasury of the galaxy’s most famous lightsabers and their masters.
Not as clumsy as a blaster; an elegant weapon, for a more civilized age—lightsabers are the agents of the Force, the chosen weapon of both the Jedi and the Sith. This new and updated version of Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force explores these powerful weapons from tip to hilt, diving into the stories that surround them and showcasing some of the most fascinating examples.

Study the galaxy’s most notable lightsabers and the masters who wielded them, from Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi, to Rey and Kylo Ren. Every featured lightsaber includes a close-up of its one-of-a-kind hilt, a photo of the Jedi or Sith master in action. Each page is filled with detailed statistics, fascinating insights, and little-known facts.

Along with stories and details, this updated version of Star Wars Lightsabers features key foldout pages that let you get even closer and comes with a mini replica lightsaber. From the most famous lightsabers to the most notable lightsabers duels in galactic history, this otherworldly volume captures it all.

  • And there’s Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles by DK Books.

Star Wars Encyclopedia of Starfighters and Other Vehicles
DK
FRONTLIST | On Sale Date: April 3, 2018
9781465466655, 1465466657
Hardcover
$16.99
Juvenile Nonfiction / Media Tie-In
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
208 pages
9.2 in H | 7.2 in W | 1.3 lb Wt

  • Halo: Retribution by Troy Denning will be out soon and Troy has posted a second excerpt.

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Databurst From the 501st

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

August 23

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Movies at the Meadows at Spruce Meadows.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Redmond, WA for Movies at Marymoor Park for Rogue One from 6:30 to 8:15 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Springfield, IL for the St. Johns Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Outer Rim Garrison will be in Victoria, BC for Esquimalt’s Outdoor Summer Movie Series at Bullen Park from 8:30 to 9:30 PM.
  • Spanish Garrison will be in Bilbao for Aste Nagusia of Bilbao.
  • Timberline Garrison will be at the North Idaho State Fair from August 23 to 27th.

August 24

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Des Peres, MO for the STL Crisis Nursery Charity Event at West County Center from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Reading, PA for the Reading Fightin Phils game at FirstEnergy Stadium from 5:00 to 10:00 PM.
  • Garrison Titan will be in Woodinville, WA for Redhook Moonlight Cinema Series from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Rosemont, IL for Wizard World Chicago from August 24 to 27th.
  • Southern California Garrison will be in Loma Linda, CA for Luke’s Pride Autumn Community Day.

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

August 16

  • Spanish Garrison will be in San Sebastian for Donostia: Alderdi Eder Gardens.

 

August 17

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in McLean, VA for Fun Bot Lab Open House at St. Luke School from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.

August 18

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Star Wars Camp at Airdrie.
  • Bast Alpha Garrison will be in Shreveport, LA for Geek’d Con from August 18 to 20th.
  • Carolina Garrison will be in Jacksonville, NC for Movies in the Park at Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
  • Central California Garrison will be in Galt, CA for #TimmyStrong Community Day at Liberty Ranch High School from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Erie, PA for CelebrateErie from August 18 to 20th, and in Dover, DE for the Dover Comic Con kick-off event at the Dover Public Library.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Middle River, MD for the Salvation Army Day Camp Celebration at The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club from noon to 4:30 PM.
  • Southern California Garrison will be at Kadyn’s Kamp for the East LA Boys and Girls Club, and in Palm Springs, CA for Friday Flicks Rogue One event at the Palm Springs Air Museum.
  • Southern Cross Garrison will be in Westfield Shopping Town for Kidsflix at Cinema Bondi Junction.

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Databurst From the 501st

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

August 9

  • Carolina Garrison will be in Manteo, NC for the Summer Reading STEM Finale at Manteo Library from 1:30 to 3:30 PM.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Helsinki for WorldCon 75 from August 9 to 13th.
  • Ohio Garrison will be in Cincinnati, OH for HANDS Back to South Health & Safety Fair at Northgate Mall.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Walkersville, MD for Galactic Storytime at Fountain Rock Nature Center from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • Star Garrison will be in Garland, TX for the Webb Middle School 6th Grade Orientation.
  • UK Garrison will be in Sandhurst for FlickNic Fun Day at Sandhurst Memorial Park from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

August 10

  • Garrison Carida will be in Erie, PA for the Shriner’s Hospital visit.
  • Star Garrison will be at the Primrose Frisco at Independence Summer Camp.
  • UK Garrison will be in Glasgow for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity Fundraiser Week 7 at Buchanan Galleries from August 10 to 13th, and in Newport for V-Dub Island VW Family Festival at South Fairlee Farm from August 10 to 13th.

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August 4, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Fantasy, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

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Book News

  • Lost Stars by Claudia Gray is now out in paperback.
  • Urban Enemies came out this week and features short stories by several authors including Kevin Hearne.
  • Also out this week is The Dark Tower: The Art of the Film by Daniel Wallace.
  • A Conversation in Blood by Paul S. Kemp came out in mass market paperback this week.
  • John Jackson Miller will be contributing a story for the upcoming fantasy anthology Kingdoms Fall which will be out next year from Cohesion Press. The anthology will also include stories by Kevin J. Anderson and David Farland (aka Dave Wolverton).

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