Star Trek will be well represented at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con International, which will be held July 9-12. Tops among the highlights: an appearance by William Shatner, Trek’s iconic Captain Kirk, as well as an evening featuring Star Trek Into Darkness: Live in Concert, featuring a special appearance by composer Michael Giacchino.
Here’s a breakdown of what fans can expect at Comic-Con:
William Shatner will -- on Thursday, July 9th from 10:45 am to 11:45 am – serve as the headliner of a panel focusing on his most-legendary character, Captain James T. Kirk. Fans are invited to the “Star Trek with William Shatner” panel in Room 20, where Shatner, as James T. Kirk, will read excerpts from The Autobiography of James T. Kirk: The Story of Starfleet's Greatest Captain. Produced by Becker&Mayer! and published by Titan Books, this in-world memoir - due out this fall -- chronicles the greatest Starfleet captain's life from his boyhood on an Iowa farm, youth spent on Tarsus IV, time in the Starfleet Academy, meteoric rise through the ranks of Starfleet, and his illustrious career at the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise. David Goodman (author, TV writer and former Family Guy executive producer) will moderate.
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ANOVOS (Booth #3849)
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Diamond Select Toys (Booth #2607)
Entertainment Earth Booth (#2343)
Her Universe (Booth #1317)
Her Universe will be showcasing its Deanna Troi dress and Captain Picard cardigan. Also, the 2nd annual Her Universe Fashion Show, hosted by actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein, will feature an all-new group of aspiring designers. This year, 25 finalists will present their original "geek couture" designs in the runway show to compete for the opportunity to design a limited-edition fandom collection with Her Universe for specialty retailer Hot Topic. The fashion show will take place on Thursday, July 9th at 6pm at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. More than 2,000 fans are expected to attend this runway show celebrating fangirl fashion and pop culture, and Star Trek likely will be represented on stage and in the audience.
Icon Heroes via Action Figures Xpress (Booth #3345)
Icon Heroes will feature a Comic-Con exclusive Spock die cut mouse pad available for $13. The booth will also showcase
themed card holders and paper clips and reveal its new Captain Kirk bookend.
IDW (Booth #2743)
The IDW booth will have Star Trek themed signings and panels and among its many brand products will be its new Star Trek/Green Lantern team-up comic.
Mezco (Booth #3445)
Mezco will have Spock and Kirk figures on display.
Moebius (Booth #2946)
Moebius will have a new Captain Kirk 12” figure on display. In addition to that, Mr. Spock along with the accessory pieces of phaser, communicator, universal translator, tricorder, phaser rifle and a complete display of interchangeable hands will be showcased.
NECA (Booth #3145)
NECA will showcase NECA/WizKids will showcase select ships Star Trek: Attack Wing tactical space combat miniatures game including: Wave 16 (Kreechta Expansion Pack, U.S.S. Dauntless Expansion Pack, U.S.S. Pasteur Expansion Pack), Wave 17 (I.K.S. T’Ong Expansion Pack, I.R.W. Vrax Expansion Pack, U.S.S. Thunder Child Expansion Pack), Wave 18 (Bioship Beta Expansion Pack, Quark’s Treasure Expansion Pack, U.S.S. Phoenix Expansion Pack), and Wave 19 (Delta Flyer Expansion Pack, I.K.S. Rotarran Expansion Pack, R.I.S. Talvath Expansion Pack). The Borg Cube and Deep Space Nine Premium Figures will also be on display.
QMX (Booth #4149)
QMx will preview a never-before-seen 1:350 Scale Artisan Replica of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek: The Original Series, featuring screen-accurate details, lights and sound effects.
Rubie’s will be showing its Star Trek Captain Kirk, Spock, Scotty and Uhura costumes while also displaying its phaser gun and Spock ears accessories.
Simon & Schuster (Booth #1128)
The Simon & Schuster booth will have a number of events taking place at their booth. Robb Pearlman, the author of The Wit & Wisdom of Star Trek, will be signing copies at the Simon & Schuster booth Thursday, July 9, at 2 p.m. David R. George III, author of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Sacraments of Fire. and Kevin Dilmore, co-author of Star Trek: Seekers: Point of Divergence, will be signing copies of each of their novels on Saturday, July 11, from 5-6 p.m. More than 100 novels will be given away: 48 copies of Star Trek: The Original Series: Foul Deeds Will Rise by Greg Cox on Wednesday, July 8th, 48 copies of Star Trek: Seekers: Second Nature by David Mack on Saturday, July 11, and 48 copies of Star Trek: The Original Series: Savage Trade by Tony Daniel on Sunday, July 12th. Simon & Schuster will also offer free downloads of The Entropy Effect e-book, with the promotion running through 8/14/15.
ThinkGeek (Booth #3351)
ThinkGeek is showcasing The Wand Company’s fully functional Bluetooth Star Trek: The Original Series Communicator. The booth will also sell an array of Star Trek products, including the Star Trek Phaser Remote Replica, a Starfleet ice tray, an exclusive Insignia charm bead and an exclusive ‘Live Long and Prosper’ charm bead.
Titan Entertainment (Booth #5537)
A limited number of The Autobiography of James T. Kirk: The Story of Starfleet's Greatest Captain will be available for fans to purchase.
Uglydoll Booth (Booth #3245)
Uglydolls will offer two exclusive Uglydoll X Star Trek 12" plush dolls – WEDGEHEAD as Klingon and BABO’S BIRD as a Red Shirt. The entire line of Star Trek themed dolls will also be on display and for sale.
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