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‘Terrified’ William Shatner meanders and rants at New York Comic Con

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Going to area in actual life is bringing out a whole lot of emotions for Captain Kirk.

“Star Trek” icon William Shatner is extraordinarily excited — but additionally very scared — to change into the oldest man launched into area, the 90-year-old revealed to followers throughout a delightfully rambling New York Comic Con panel Thursday evening. 

The Shat strutted onto a moderator-less stage and took a seat earlier than launching right into a story a couple of good buddy who has been stealing from him for 30 years, SyFy Wire reported. The Captain Kirk actor then started pontificating on the fantastic thing about the unknown — “You’ve gotta be dazzled by everything. Trees! They keep discovering things.” — and his new spoken-word album “Bill,” asking the viewers to “just stay with me” earlier than speaking about his upcoming area mission. 

“I’m going up in space,” he advised listeners to applause, earlier than as soon as once more discussing how awestruck he’s at magnificence, typically. “Everything is magical, what kind of a world?” he requested. “We’ve got to focus on that, the end is coming, I’ll be gone. Take care of it!” 

Then, with none transition, he returned to the subject of his Oct. 12 voyage to the ultimate frontier in Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin New Shepard NS-18.

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Attendees dressed as Batman and Robin take a break in a hallway throughout the 2021 New York Comic Con.

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The annual occasion gives popular culture followers exhibitions and shows of in style video video games, films and comedian books and many individuals attend dressed as their favourite fictional character.

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Gene Bonsanti of Staten Island, New York, dressed because the character Guts from the manga collection “Berserk,” poses for an image at the 2021 New York Comic Con.

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The four-day occasion is the most important popular culture occasion on the East Coast.

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A cosplayer dressed as The Tick throughout the first day of Comic Con.

“I’m going up. I’m scared. Captain Kirk going … where? Where am I going?” he requested the group.

“SPACE!” an viewers member screamed. 

“I don’t want to be known as the oldest guy in … I’m bloody Captain Kirk!” the actor continued. “I’m Captain Kirk and I’m terrified. I’m not really terrified. Yes, I am. It comes and goes.”

Besides feeling worry, he is also experiencing nice anticipation for the second he smushes his face towards the window. He has been training “little speeches” in preparation for the second, he famous. 

He closed with a quick outburst on how we’re treating the planet.

“We’re vomiting and puking on [the Earth], and s—ting on it. We’ve got to stop folks, we’ve really got to stop,” earlier than providing his closing line: “I really am scared.” 

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A cosplayer dressed as Doctor Strange from “The Avengers” and the Marvel Universe.

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Cosplayers costume as Wolverine from “The X-Men” at New York Comic Con 2021.

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Social media star Spider Cuz poses outdoors of the Javits Center.

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People with and with out costumes cross the street outdoors the Javits Center.

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A cosplayer dressed as Hyperion poses outdoors of the Javits Center.

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“Star Trek” alum George Takei indicators autographs throughout day considered one of New York Comic Con 2021.

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All Comic Con attendees are required to be vaccinated and show it, in addition to put on a masks.

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Scenes inside and outdoors on the primary day of New York Comic Con on Oct. 7, 2021.

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The ground of the Jacob Okay. Javits Convention Center is seen throughout New York Comic Con on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.

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