Credit: Manfred Bauman
Phasers on stun: William Shatner (Star Trek
) is coming to Boise this summer as part of the inaugural Wizard World Comic Con
, set from Friday-Sunday, July 13-15, at the Boise Centre. Organizaers say Shatner will appear July 15 when he'll participate in a fan Q&A, sign autographs and pose for photos.
In addition to portraying the iconic Captain Kirk in the 1960's TV series and subsequent big-screen Star Trek
franchise films, Shatner took home the Emmy and Golden Globe awards for portraying the eccentric Denny Crane on The Practice
and Boston Legal.
He has since authored 30 best-selling
books and most recently hosted the celebrity interview show, Shatner's Raw Nerve
Wizard World Comic Con promoters say they've also secured appearance from some other sci-fi personalities for their Boise event, including co-stars from the series Firefly
and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
are $39.95 for admission on July 13, $49.95 for admission on July 14 or July 15, and a three-day admission for $79.95. Up to two children, 10 and under, get in free when accompanied by a paid adult. VIP packages, which offer exclusive photo ops or some face-time with Shatner, run from $355