Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Five stars of 'The Walking Dead' and WWEÂ® Superstar CM PunkÂ® lead the celebrity roster at Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-30 at Basketball City (Pier 36) in Manhattan.
Online PR News – 05-June-2013 – New York – Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) has announced the celebrity and superstar creator rosters for the 2013 Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-30 at Basketball city (Pier 36) in Manhattan. Comics legend Stan Lee, â€śStar Trek: The Next Generationâ€ť icon Patrick Stewart and five prominent cast members of â€śThe Walking Dead,â€ť including Norman Reedus, Laurie Holden, Michael Rooker, Jon Bernthal and Chandler Riggs, â€śThe Fonzâ€ť Henry Winkler and WWEÂ® Superstar CM PunkÂ® top the celebrity list. Mike Deodato Jr., (â€śAmazing Spider-Man,â€ť â€śWonder Womanâ€ť), Carlos Pacheco (â€śX-Men,â€ť â€śGreen Lanternâ€ť), Humberto Ramos (â€śThe Spectacular Spider-Man,â€ť â€śImpulseâ€ť) and Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (â€śBatman,â€ť â€śSupermanâ€ť) are among the most prominent creators attending.
Lee and Stewart will appear on Saturday, June 29; Punk will attend on Friday, June 28; Reedus, Bernthal and Riggs are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday; Holden and Rooker are both slated for all three days.
Other standout special guests include Hockey Hall of Famer Brian Leetch, Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, both appearing Saturday, and Wil Wheaton (â€śStar Trek: The Next Generationâ€ť), Dean Cain (â€śLois & Clark: The New Adventure of Supermanâ€ť), Pam Grier (â€śSmallville,â€ť â€śThe L Wordâ€ť), Anthony Michael Hall (Batman, Sixteen Candles), James Marsters (â€śBuffy The Vampire Slayer,â€ť â€śCapricaâ€ť), Sarah Underwood (â€śAttack of the Show,â€ť The House Bunny) and Jason David Frank (â€śMighty Morphin Power Rangersâ€ť), all scheduled for the full three days.
A highlight of the event is the Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience Celebrity Cruise on Friday from 9 p.m. - midnight (additional ticket required). Reedus, Rooker and Bernthal are scheduled to be aboard as the ship sails from Basketball City up past the Freedom Tower. All attendees must be 21 years of age, and DJ, buffet menu and two free drinks are included, and a ticket to any day of the event is required in order to purchase tickets for the cruise.
The Artist Alley at Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience will also feature Mike Zeck (â€śSpider-Man,â€ť â€śPunisherâ€ť), Jim Cheung (â€śAvengers Vs. X-Men,â€ť â€śUncanny X-Menâ€ť), Stan Goldberg (â€śArchie,â€ť â€śSimpsons Comicsâ€ť), â€śZombie Kingâ€ť Arthur Suydam (â€śMarvel Zombies,â€ť â€śArmy of Darknessâ€ť), Michael Golden (â€śHulk,â€ť â€śDaredevilâ€ť), Rick Buckler (â€śNew Crusaders,â€ť â€śThorâ€ť) and J.G. Jones (â€śFinal Crisis,â€ť â€śWantedâ€ť).
Additionally, all full price attendees will receive a free copy of the Exclusive Variant Cover of The Walking Dead #1 comic, available only at Comic Con Wizard World NYC Experience.
Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience will be the fourth of eight events on the 2013 calendar, which also includes shows in Chicago (Aug. 8-11), Columbus, Ohio (Sept. 20-22), Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 18-20) and Austin, Texas (Nov. 22-24). Wizard World has also scheduled four 2014 dates: Portland, Ore. (Jan. 24-26), New Orleans (Feb. 7-9), St. Louis (April 4-6) and Philadelphia (June 19-22).
Wizard World events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, music, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, creators, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, workshops, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
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June 28-30 â€“ Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience
August 8-11 â€“ Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 20-22 â€“ Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
October 18-20 â€“ Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
November 22-24 â€“ Wizard World Austin Comic Con
January 24-26, 2014 â€“ Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 7-9, 2014 â€“ Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
April 4-6, 2014 â€“ Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
June 19-22, 2014 â€“ Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con