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Darth Maul coming to Clearwater for Star Wars Day

“May the 4th be with you” has become an unofficial fan holiday, and Emerald City Comics has lined up a meet and greet with actor Ray Park.
Actor Ray Park, who portrayed Darth Maul, will be at Emerald City Comics next week.
Actor Ray Park, who portrayed Darth Maul, will be at Emerald City Comics next week. [ Labscan ]
Published Apr. 29
Updated Apr. 29

The Force just got stronger in Tampa Bay with a planned visit by Darth Maul for Star Wars Day, the unofficial fan holiday when we say “May the 4th be with you.” Ray Park, the actor who first portrayed Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, will visit with fans at Emerald City Comics in Clearwater on Tuesday.

Actor Ray Park, shown here at the 2005 premiere of "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith" will meet fans at a Clearwater comic book store on May 4, known as Star Wars Day to fans.
Actor Ray Park, shown here at the 2005 premiere of "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith" will meet fans at a Clearwater comic book store on May 4, known as Star Wars Day to fans. [ TINA FINEBERG | AP ]

Park, who also appeared in Sleepy Hollow as the Headless Horseman, X-Men as Toad, and GI Joe Retaliation as Snake Eyes, will be available for autographs and selfies from 4 to 7 p.m. Autographs are $60, selfies $60 and $100 for both.

Emerald City Comics is located at 4902 113th Ave. N, Clearwater. For more information, call 727-398-2665.

Face masks are required.