TX – Star Wars Reads Day 2013

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Authors Martha Wells and Aaron Allston sign at Barnes & Noble on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM!

Author Event
Fans of reading and a certain galaxy far, far away have reason to rejoice: Star Wars Reads Day, a daylong celebration of literacy and all things Star Wars, is back. Join us as we celebrate Star Wars Reads Day II with Martha Wells and Aaron Allston.

Special Instructions
We will have a day filled with Star Wars activities, including face painting, Star Wars crafts and a special Star Wars Storytime! Call the store for more details.

Barnes & Noble – Arboretum
10000 Research Blvd #158, Austin, TX 78759

TX – Star Wars Reads Day

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Aaron Allston, Drew Karpshyn and Ian Ryan in conversation on Saturday October 6, 2012 at 2:00 PM for a Q & A followed by a signing. Hall Hood and Charles Boyd will join for the signing portion. A must for any Star Wars fan!

Special Instructions
Limited seating will be first-come. Backlist will be available for sale. You may special order any books in advance of the event by calling the store. Please call 512.418.8985 for any additional questions.

Barnes & Noble – Arboretum
10000 Research Blvd #158, Austin, TX 78759

TX – FCBD: Chewbacca Signs

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca himself, appears to sign autographs and take pictures at Dragon’s Lair in Austin on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day! He will be joined by New York Times Bestselling Author and Star Wars novelist, Aaron Allston as well as members of the 501st Stormtrooper Legion.

Come in your best Star Wars costume and get a free Star Wars poster! (while supplies last). Store opens at 10:00 am and special guests will be in-store until 2:00 pm. Don’t miss your chance to pick up free books, meet Chewbacca, and pose for pictures with a band of Stormtroopers! May the force be with you!

Dragon’s Lair Comics and Fantasy
6111 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757

TX – Fate of the Jedi

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Aaron Allston signs on Aug 29th

Aaron Allston signs on Aug 29th

Dragon’s Lair is turning 23 this weekend, and we want to celebrate with our loyal customers and fans – and anyone else who wants to come in! We’ve got all kinds of games and events planned, including cake at noon on Saturday, a charity bake sale on Sunday and a Pokemon Party on Sunday!

Even though this is our birthday, we wanted the chance to give something to someone else – a long time Dragon’s Lair supporter and customer, who has done pro bono film and press work for us and who has been a staunch supporter of the comics, gaming and geek industry throughout his professional career.

Very recently, bestselling author and long-time Dragon’s Lair Customer, Aaron Allston (best known for his Star Wars novels) fell victim to a heart attack while on tour for his latest book, Star Wars: Outcast. After a lengthy hospital stay, Aaron is back hard at work on his next novel (with a quick stop at San Diego Comic Con).

Aaron is also a long-time game designer and has been contributing to the Dungeons & Dragons universe for a long time, introducing the kit system to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons with the Fighter’s Handbook. He’s written supplements for the Champions and Car Wars game worlds and has been contributing to the Star Wars Expanded Universe since X-Wing #5 Wraith Squadron. He has written several pivotal novels in the New Jedi Order and Legacy of the Force series and is one of the most recognizable names in Star Wars fandom.

Outside the Star Wars universe, Aaron has written many novels of his own, including the phenomenal urban fantasy series Doc Sidhe.

Aaron is a native Texan, quintessential geek and has lived in Austin for more than 20 years. He has four housemates and two cats (and no, none of them got any say in the matter).

Very recently, Aaron fell victim to a heart attack while on his latest book tour and is recovering from a lengthy hospital stay and is facing an even longer convalescence – and he needs our help!

A portion of the proceeds from our Anniversay weekend will go to the Aaron Allston Donation Fund! There will also be numerous opportunities to donate throughout the weekend.

Not only that, but Aaron will be signing copies of Star Wars: Outcast and some of his other novels between 1PM – 4PM on Saturday August 29, 2009! Don’t miss your chance to meet one of the most well-known Star Wars writers!

Anyone interested in donating can send checks or money orders made out to the Aaron Allston Donation Fund:

Aaron Allston
Attn: AADF
PO Box 564
Round Rock, TX 78680-0564
Please do not make checks out directly to Aaron. Checks should be made out to Aaron Allston Donation Fund.

If anyone is interested in making a donation via PayPal can do so. The account is: gifts@aaronallston.info.

You can also go to any Wells Fargo location and donate directly to the Aaron Allston Donation Fund.

Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy, 6111 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX

(512) 454-2399