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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Timothy Zahn Q&A

July 18, 2016 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Interview, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Hot on the heels of the Thrawn announcement, StarWars.com has an interview with author Timothy Zahn talking about the character, the show, and his upcoming novel.

Q: Can you give us any hints about the story and what readers will learn in the new book?

Thrawn will span several years of the Star Wars timeline, beginning with his first encounter with the Empire and ending just before the opening of Rebels Season 3.

Click here to read the full interview.

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Monday Funny: Phasma Ep VIII Reveal

July 18, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Captain Phasma’s first appearance in Episode VIII.

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Forthcoming Star Wars Books

July 17, 2016 at 9:52 am | Posted in Books, CEII, Celebration, Del Rey, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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del-reyQuick recap on Del Rey news out of Star Wars Celebration Europe.

  • James Luceno is writing a prequel novel for Rogue One called Catalyst which “will help fill in more story.”
  • Timothy Zahn is writing Thrawn, which is also a prequel novel, and set prior to the events of Star Wars Rebels Season 3.
  • Alexander Freed, who wrote Twilight Company, will be writing the novelization for Rogue One.
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Thrawn is Coming!

July 16, 2016 at 9:40 am | Posted in Books, CEII, Celebration, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Star Wars Rebels, Television | Leave a comment
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At the Star Wars Rebel panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe, they confirmed and showed off Grand Admiral Thrawn for Season 3 plus a brand new novel by Timothy Zahn called Thrawn coming April 2017!

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Here’s the full trailer for Star Wars Rebels Season 3 which includes Thrawn as seen above.

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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!

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‘Rogue One’ Poster

July 15, 2016 at 7:17 pm | Posted in Art, Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Quick ‘Rogue One’ Gallery

July 15, 2016 at 6:55 pm | Posted in Movies, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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The cool new Rogue One behind the scenes trailer revealed a lot of awesome imagery. Here are some of the highlights that really caught my attention.

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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.

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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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