Star Wars Reads Day Panel

May 29, 2013 at 3:19 pm | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, DK, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books revealed that there will be a Star Wars Reads Day Panel at the BookExpo in New York on June 1st. The panel will include Star Wars authors Sean Williams and Jason Fry, a trivia contest, a reading from William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, audiobook artist Marc Thompson and paper engineer Matthew Reinhart. According to Star Wars books, there will be signings, giveaways and some surprise guests. If you’re in the area, be sure to check it out.

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Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – “Tip from a Dip”

May 29, 2013 at 2:27 pm | Posted in Books, eBooks, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – Episode 5 “Tip from a Dip” changes things up by introducing some drama while setting up a nice teaser for the next chapter. Click here to read our full review.

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Celebration Europe Art Prints

May 29, 2013 at 11:07 am | Posted in Art, Celebration, Conventions, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | 1 Comment
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The art prints for Star Wars Celebration Europe II have been revealed and include artists: Drew Baker, Paul Allan Ballard, Spencer Brinkerhoff III, Matt Busch, Joe Corroney, Doug Cowan, Hugh Fleming, JAKe, Ken Lashley, Brian Rood, Tsuneo Sanda, Joshua Smith (Hydro74), Shea Standefer, Chris Trevas, Malcolm Tween, Jerry VanderStelt, and Lin Zy.

Drew Baker – “Shade”

Price: € 40.00, Measurements: 16″x 28.5″, Number of Prints: 250, Giclee print, Pre-Order Available

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‘Attack of the Clones’ in 3D at SWCEII

May 29, 2013 at 10:24 am | Posted in Celebration, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Celebration Europe II will host the world exclusive screening of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones in 3D. You can see the official announcement here.

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Databurst From the 501st

May 29, 2013 at 9:05 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from May 29 through June 4th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

May 29

  • Brazillian Division Garrison will be in São Paulo for the Oz Anime event from 11:00 AM-8:00 PM at the Library Monteiro Lobato.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Poznan for Children’s Day at Poznan University of Technology.

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Yoda Chronicles Airs Tonight

May 29, 2013 at 8:15 am | Posted in Star Wars, Television | Leave a comment
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LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles Episode I – The Phantom Clone will air tonight on Cartoon Network at 8:00 PM EDT. You can tune in early for replays of The Empire Strikes Out and Padawan Menace which will start at 7:00 PM EDT.

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New Release: ‘Simpsons Summer Shindig #7’

May 29, 2013 at 7:20 am | Posted in Comic Books | Leave a comment
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John Jackson Miller fans might want to check out Simpsons Summer Shindig #7 from Bongo Comics which is out today. The new comic features a story by John called “Railroaded.”

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New Release: ‘Star Wars Omnibus: Wild Space Vol 1’

May 29, 2013 at 7:14 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Today Star Wars Omnibus: Wild Space Volume 1 is out. This omnibus collects Alan Moore’s Marvel UK tales, the three issues from Blackthorne (originally in 3-D), stories from toy pack-ins, cereal boxes, Star Wars Kids and Pizzazz magazines, Star Wars 3-D #1–#3; Star Wars: Devilworlds #1–#2, Star Wars: Death Masque, Star Wars Weekly #60, #94–#99, and #104–#115, Star Wars from Pizzazz #10–#16, The Rebel ThiefX-Wing Marks the SpotImperial Spy, and The Gambler’s Quest from Star Wars Kids #1–#15, Star Wars: The Mixed-Up Droid, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire Galoob minicomic, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire Ertl minicomic, and Star Wars: Droids from Apple Jacks.

Click here for a 12 page preview.

Writers: Mike W. Barr, Chris Claremont, Archie Goodwin, Alan Moore, Steve Moore, Steve Parkhouse, John Stephenson, John Wagner, Len Wein, John Whitman, Ryder Windham
Artists: Adolfo Buylla, Dave Cockrum, Alan Davis, Gene Day, Gary Erskine, Bill Hughes, Carmine Infantino, Klaus Janson, Glen Johnson, Cesar MacSombol, Pablo Marcos, Steve Mitchell, Glen Mullaly, Jim Nelson, Ron Randall, Walt Simonson, Ken Steacy, John Stokes, John Tartaglione, Patrick Zircher
Colorists: Laura Allred, Howard Bender, Perry McNamee, Cary Porter, Pamela Rambo, Marie Severin, James Sinclair, Ken Steacy, Matt Webb, Nel Yomtov

Format: FC, 480 Pages; HC, 6″ x 9″
Price: $24.99

(Volume 2 will be out in October)

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Ashley Eckstein Heading to Celebration Europe

May 28, 2013 at 5:25 am | Posted in Conventions, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Ahsoka Tano voice actress Ashley Eckstein will be heading to Star Wars Celebration Europe II. Here’s a recap of the current guest list. Continue Reading Ashley Eckstein Heading to Celebration Europe…

Monday Funny: Willie and Joe

May 27, 2013 at 12:55 pm | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Regular Feature | Leave a comment
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Willie & JoeWillie & Joe was the creation of Pultizer Prize winning cartoonist Bill Mauldin.  His cartoons, often critical of the spit and polish attitude of some officers, made Maudlin a hero to the common soldier in WWII.  General Patton once threatened to throw Mauldin in jail, but none other than Supreme Commander ET General Eisenhower ordered Patton to leave Mauldin alone.  Eisenhower understood that the Willie & Joe cartoons were an outlet for the frustrations the common soldier experienced in WWII.  Bill Mauldin further cemented his regard with the soldiers when he was wounded at Monte Cassino.  He was later awarded the Army’s Legion of Merit for his WWII body of work.

For the Greatest Generation, Bill Mauldin would always be the man who spoke for them.  He died on January 22, 2003.

BILL MAULDIN 1921-2003

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