Tag: AZSWCON

  • Remembering Jeremy Bulloch, the Original Boba Fett

    Remembering Jeremy Bulloch, the Original Boba Fett

    My wife and I are saddened by the loss of our friend, Jeremy Bulloch, who passed away yesterday. Jeremy played the character of Boba Fett in the original Star Wars movies, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi. Jeremy became a fan favorite and appeared at numerous Star Wars conventions and other […]

  • Remembering David Prowse/Darth Vader: The Arizona Star Warz Convention 1997

    Remembering David Prowse/Darth Vader: The Arizona Star Warz Convention 1997

    David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in three of the Star Wars movies, passed away yesterday. I was fortunate to have had David as a guest at a Star Wars convention that I hosted back in 1997. I also was able to catch up with David at various toy and comic conventions over the years. […]

  • Remembering Peter Mayhew/Chewbacca: The Arizona Star Warz Convention 1997

    Remembering Peter Mayhew/Chewbacca: The Arizona Star Warz Convention 1997

    Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in five of the Star Wars movies, passed away last week. I was fortunate to have had Peter as a guest at a Star Wars convention that I hosted back in 1997. I also was able to catch up with Peter at various toy and comic conventions over the years. […]

  • 20 Years Later: Rare Star Wars Convention Photos of Cast Found

    20 Years Later: Rare Star Wars Convention Photos of Cast Found

    Readers: Last year, I was cleaning out our garage; something I had promised my wife I would do for many years. As fortune would have it, I stumbled upon a group of long-lost photos from our Arizona Star Warz Convention from 1997 (now 20 years ago). Most folks are not aware that I hosted and […]

  • Rare Star Wars Convention Photos Found

    Readers: The other day, I was cleaning out our garage; something I have promised my wife for many years. As fortune would have it, I stumbled upon a group of long-lost photos from our Arizona Star Warz Convention from 1997 (about 19 years ago). Most folks are not aware that I hosted and promoted the […]