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STAR TREK PRESENCE AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2014 IS OUT OF THIS WORLD
Star Trek’s Ships of the Line Panel To Be Held on Thursday, July 24
Star Trek: Live in Concert Will Be Performed
by San Diego Symphony on Saturday, July 26
NEW YORK– CBS Consumer Products announced today an out-of-this-world lineup for the iconic Star Trek™ franchise at Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego. Fans will be able to participate in a full weekend of Star Trek events and activities at the world-famous convention including the Star Trek’s Ships of the Line panel on Thursday evening, and Star Trek: Live in Concert with the San Diego Symphony at Embarcadero Marina Park South on Saturday.
Star Trek fans will have an assortment of one-of-a-kind products to choose from including the debut of a collection of six dog tags featuring each series’ respective ship. The dog tags will be available atStar Trek licensee booths throughout the show, with a special dog tag available at the ThinkGeek Booth (#3849). Locations and times of the giveaways will be revealed via Twitter (@StarTrek).
STAR TREK’S SHIPS OF THE LINE PANEL
Star Trek’s presence at Comic-Con will kick off Thursday, July 24th from 8:30 – 9:30 pm with the Star Trek’s Ships of the Line panel in Room 4. In a Q&A moderated by Ben Robinson, editor for the long-running Star Trek Fact Files and the manager of Eaglemoss’ new Starship Collection, a team of Star Trek designers will take fans into the art department to showcase the art and inspiration of Star Trek’s most famous Ships of the Line and explore why starships have fascinated and inspired fans for nearly 50 years. Panelists include John Eaves, Andrew Probert, Doug Drexler, John Goodson, Greg Jein and Mike Okuda. Every fan who attends the panel will be given a starship collectible from Eaglemoss.
STAR TREK: LIVE IN CONCERT
On the heels of a three-day, sold-out run at Royal Albert Hall in London, CBS Consumer Products, Paramount Pictures, IMG Artists and the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency are bringing Star Trek: Live in Concert to Comic-Con featuring Star Trek (2009) as never seen before. Celebrating the extraordinary collaboration between film and music, Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s score is brought to life on stage as J.J. Abrams’ blockbuster film is shown simultaneously in high definition on the big screen. The concert takes place on Saturday, July 26, at 8 p.m. at Embarcadero Marina Park South with a special appearance by Giacchino and giveaways for fans in cosplay. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.startrekconcerts.com or www.sandiegosymphony.org.
STAR TREK EXCLUSIVES
A list of top exclusives and signings available onsite include:
3D Systems (Booth #3513)
Cubify will have an on-site scanning station at the 3D systems booth for fans to order their own personalized 3-D printed Star Trek figurines.
ANOVOS (Booth #4536)
ANOVOS will have a wide selection of high-end authentic reproductions of Star Trek uniforms available for purchase. They will also showcase the Captain Archer Bomber Jacket and the Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan uniform for Kirk and Spock.
Diamond Select Toys (Booth #2607)
Diamond Select Toys will showcase several new Star Trek collectibles including the Star Trek Select Worf action figure, Star Trek Electronic Starships, Star Trek Kirk Vinyl Bank and Star Trek III Phaser. They will also offer an exclusive Star Trek Electronic Starship for sale.
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