WA – The Companions Signing

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R.A. Salvatore signs his latest novel The Companions at Barnes & Noble on Thursday November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM!

Barnes & Noble – Northgate Mall
401 NE Northgate Way #1100, Seattle, WA 98125
206-417-2967

WA – Star Wars Reads Day 2013

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Gus Lopez and Jeff Grubb appear at University Book Store on Saturday October 5, 2013 at 6:00 pm for Star Wars Reads Day!!

Gus Lopez created The Star Wars Collectors Archive in 1994, the first Star Wars collecting website on the Internet and a virtual museum of the rarest and most unusual Star Wars collectibles. He is a frequent speaker at conventions on Star Wars collecting and has led the collecting track for all of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Celebration conventions. He has been an author and contributor to Star Wars Insider, and DK’s Star Wars: Year by Year.

Jeff Grubb is an author and game designer. He is the co-creator (with Ed Greenwood) of the Forgotten Realms setting and one of the co-founders of the Dragonlance setting. He has written fifteen novels and thirty short stories set in such worlds as Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, Starcraft, Warcraft, and Guild Wars. His most recent book is Star Wars: Scourge. He has written and contributed to more than a hundred games and game support products, including the Star Wars RPG, the Star Wars miniatures game for Wizards of the Coast, and Star Wars Attacktix for Hasbro. He is also the creator of the Whappamanga VoxBox, a handy device that allows Wookiees and Gamorreans to be understood in Basic. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two cats, and currently builds worlds for ArenaNet, the makers of the Guild Wars game.

University Book Store
4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

NJ – The Last Threshold Signing

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Author R.A. Salvatore signs at Barnes & Noble on March 6, 20103 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm!

R.A. Salvatore is the NY Times best-selling author of more than 40 science fiction/fantasy novels, including the popular Forgotten Realms series The Legend of Drizzt. His newest is the final book of the #4 Neverwinter Saga, The Last Threshold.

Barnes & Noble - Clifton Commons
395 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ 07014
973-779-5500

Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast Unleash Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters on DVD on December 4, 2012

November 21, 2012 by  
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Young aspiring Duel Masters, grab your gauntlet, choose your mighty creatures!

Prepare to experience the world of KAIJUDO!

KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS  – CREATURES UNLEASHED DVD

LEAPS ONTO HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES EVERYWHERE

Produced by Hasbro Studios and Wizards of the Coast

Featuring an All-Star Voice Cast of Scott Wolf, Freddy Rodriguez, John DiMaggio, Oded Fehr, Phil LaMarr, David Sobolov, Kari Wahlgren and Jason Marsden

 DVD Set Includes an Exclusive Alternative Art “Kenina” Trading Card Inside!

 OWN THIS COLLECTIBLE DVD DECEMBER 4, 2012 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

 KaijudoThis holiday season, kids and families are invited on a wondrous journey into the imaginative world of KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS, a current animated hit series produced by Hasbro Studios and Wizards of the Coast. Featuring the voice talent of popular actors Scott Wolf, Freddy Rodriguez, John DiMaggio,Oded Fehr, Phil LaMarr, David Sobolov, Kari Wahlgren and Jason Marsden, this popular action-fantasy series offers an inspiring story about a young hero, Ray, who possesses the rare ability to befriend and duel alongside fantastical creatures from a parallel dimension. It’s up to Ray to master the ancient art of KAIJUDO in order to protect both worlds. Moreover, this adventure-filledseries highlights the tales of friendship, loyalty and determination, and further addresses the show’s central theme of anti-bullying.

On December 4, 2012, the whole family will be highly entertained by the exciting storytelling, incredible action and awesome creature combats when KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS – CREATURES UNLEASHED DVD hits store shelves in the U.S and Canada from Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios and Wizards of the Coast. Featuring five adventurous episodes, an exclusive alternative art “Kenina” playable trading card, and special bonus feature A Look at KAIJUDO: Rise of the Duel Masters, this DVD is priced to own with a suggested retail price of $14.97.

 

KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS™ – CREATURES UNLEASHED DVD

Synopsis

Ray, a 14-year-old who lives with his mom and grandfather, has been recruited by the Duel Masters to study KAIJUDO – “The Way of the Creature.” They chose Ray for his natural talent as a creature tamer and duelist. Along with pals Allie and Gabe, Ray learns to work with the magical creatures… in their world.  Each duel he fights yields new experience and allies in both worlds.  The Veil, which has divided the two worlds for a thousand years, is crumbling. Hope lies with those who can masters the art of KAIJUDO.

EPISODES:

The Natural, Part 1

The Natural, Part 2

The Natural, Part 3

Om Nom Nom

The Hunted

 

Total Program Running Time: +/- 110 minutes
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KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS is the newest franchise from Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro. Featuring  two online games – Battle Game and Kaijudo Online™ – hosted on Kaijudo.com, a trading card game (TCG), the television series KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS airing on The Hub TV Network in the U.S and on Teletoon in Canada, and a new home entertainment DVD product line distributed by Shout! Factory. KAIJUDO:RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS provides multi-platform entertainment that the whole family will enjoy.

 

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company’s world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. TheCompany’s Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. Programming in the U.S. is distributed on The Hub TV Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the Company’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens.”  Learn more at www.hasbro.com. © 2012 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

About Shout! Factory

Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray™ offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras.  Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations.  In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America.  Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creativeacquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention.  Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com

About Wizards of the Coast

Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. The company holds an exclusive patent on trading card games (TCGs) and their method of play and produces the premier trading card game, Magic: The Gathering. Wizards is also a leading publisher of roleplaying games, such as Dungeons & Dragons, and publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.

Kaijudo, Duel Masters, and all related logos and character names and their distinctive likenesses TM 2012 Wizards of the Coast/Shogakukan/Mitsui-Kids.

MA – Chandler Reward of Merit Lecture

R.A. Salvatore appears at the Thayer Memorial Library on Thursday Ocotober 4, 2012 at 7:00pm.

Press Release:

R. A. SALVATORE to receive prestigious Chandler Reward of Merit at the Thayer Memorial Library on Thursday, 04 October at 7pm in the Reference Room.

In 1962 Library Trustee Herbert H. Hosmer initiated an annual lecture to bring a speaker to the Library who exemplified excellence in the field of children’s and young adult literature.  Speakers received an award for their contributions, the Chandler Reward of Merit.

A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, R.A. Salvatore, began writing shortly after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/Media from Fitchburg State College.  His first break came in 1987 when TSR, publisher of Dungeons & Dragons ®, offered him a contract based on a proposal for the Forgotten Realms shared-world setting.

The Sentinels, the third book in the Stone of Tymora series for teens, written with his son Geno, was published earlier this year. The series is R.A. Salvatore’s first collaboration with his son, and has Salvatore’s Dark Elf character, Drizzt Do’Urden.

Thayer Memorial Library
717 Main Street, Lancaster, MA 01523-2248
(978) 368-8928

MA – Stone of Tymora Signing

Popular authors R.A. Salvatore and Geno Salvatore introduce their latest release at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday October 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM. In this thrilling new fantasy, orphan Maimun is hunted by a demon and haunted by a mysterious spellcaster. He must unravel secrets before his luck runs out!

Barnes & Noble
1 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
508-628-5567