At some point, he got in touch after San Diego Comic-Con, noting that he’d heard a story about a member of the 501st Legion (of which I’m a member) that had marked 501 miles from Star Wars museum Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, superman black suit California to the convention. Along the way, I got to know an editor at Simon & Schuster’s Saga Press, Joe Monti: I’d reviewed some of the books that he’d edited, and we’d chatted off and on about random things over a couple of years.