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Dragon Con 2014: Episode VII Panel Recap

Dragon Con 2014 was jam packed with panels, cosplayers, dedicated fans, and of course celebrities. The Star Wars track at Dragon Con did so well that at several panels people were turned away because the panel was full. The Episode VII panel was one of these.

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This panel was completely fan run which was nice, and to be fair to the panelists what could they really talk about? We only know so much. I knew this panel would take an interesting turn seeing as how so much of the film has been kept under wraps. The panel was moderated by Bryan Young from Full Of Sith and Big Shiny Robot. Sadly for Bryan, the traffic and congestion of Dragon Con caused him to be a shade late, but he made it! The other panelists were our very own Riley and Bethany Blanton, Amy Ratcliffe from Star Wars.com and Star Wars Insider, Brian Larsen and Nanci Schwarz from Tosche Station, and James Clark from the Boba Fett Fan Club. These guys and gals have done many a panel together and always have a way of playing off each other in a way that will hold the attention of the audience.

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3 Underrated Comic Legends You May Not Know About

Today we’re going to take a look at 3 characters from Star Wars Legends, you may or may not, know about. Strap in. Legends Continue reading

Dragon Con 2014 Saturday

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Our second day at Dragon Con began with us sleeping in a bit after a late night. The first thing Riley and Bethany did was to go see the famous Dragon Con parade! With hundreds of cosplayers from a wide variety of genres, franchises, and a mix of both, the parade was definitely a must see for anyone interested in seeing costumes or cosplaying. There was a big Star Wars presence in the parade from the 501st Legion, the Rebel Legion, and the Mandalorian Mercs. There were also a number of Battlestar Galactica costumes, Final Fantasy, Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, Anime, and various other video game, TV show, and movie characters.

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Win a SDCC Exclusive Advanced Readers Edition of A New Dawn!

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Pictures: Class Abounds at the Suits, Sinatra, and Star Wars Party

I recently attended theĀ Suits, Sinatra, and Star Wars Party at Dragon Con, and it was an absolute blast! I have to say that it was refreshing to go to a more slowly paced party. The rave isn’t really my scene. I found that the 1940′s era theme and music really allowed for better conversations and socialization.

I certainly had an absolute blast, and will definitely go next year given the opportunity.

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There was much class.
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And the Star Wars Report staff all dressed up!

Stay tuned to the Star Wars Report for further Dragon Con 2014 coverage.

-Riley Blanton