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William Shatner to appear at Salt Lake Comic Con

William Shatner to appear at Salt Lake Comic Con



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SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake Comic Con announced Wednesday that William Shatner, Star Trek's Captain Kirk, will be a special guest at the convention this September.

Shatner's appearance at the convention, held Sept. 5–7 at the South Towne Expo Center, is in addition to the lineup announced in April. He will appear alongside stars including Jonathan Frakes, Lou Ferrigno and Sofia Milos.

Shatner is best known for playing Cpt. James T. Kirk, of the USS Enterprise, for the television series "Star Trek." He has written multiple books detailing his experience as Kirk and has co-written novels set in the "Star Trek" universe.

The actor also played the role of Kirk for the animated "Star Trek" series and reprised his character for seven "Star Trek" movies, including "Star Trek: Generations" in 1994.

Salt Lake Comic Con is being produced in partnership with MediaOne of Utah. One-day passes range from $20-$30 for adults and from $12-$15 for 11- to 16-year-olds. A three-day pass is $50 for adults and $30 for 11- to 16-year-olds. VIP passes are $150 and include early entry to panels, a T-shirt, a celebrity autograph or photo op, rights to the express line and a swag bag.

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