Morena Baccarin, Karen Gillan, Evan Peters, WWE Phenom The UndertakerÂ® and Katie Cassidy headline the celebrity guests at Wizard World Austin Comic Con.
Online PR News – 12-August-2014 – Austin, Texas – Morena Baccarin (â€śHomeland,â€ť â€śStargate SG-1â€ť), Karen Gillan (â€śDoctor Who,â€ť Guardians of the Galaxy), Evan Peters (X-Men: Days of Future Past, American Horror Story), WWE Phenom The UndertakerÂ® and Katie Cassidy (â€śArrow,â€ť â€śGossip Girlâ€ť) are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Austin Comic Con, Thursday through Saturday, October 2-4 at the Austin Convention Center. It is the 13th of 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Baccarin and Peters will appear on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, while Gillan and Cassidy will attend on Saturday only. The Undertaker is scheduled for Friday only (4:30-8:30 p.m.).
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Neal Adams (â€śBatman,â€ť â€śGreen Lanternâ€ť), Kaare Andrews (â€śAstonishing X-Men,â€ť â€śIron Manâ€ť), Bob Layton (â€śAvengers,â€ť â€śCaptain Americaâ€ť), CAFU (â€śEarth-2,â€ť â€śTrigon â€“ Villains Monthâ€ť), Ethan Van Sciver (â€śGreen Lantern,â€ť â€śFlashâ€ť), Ramon F. Bachs (â€śInfinity: Heist,â€ť â€śRed Robinâ€ť), Rob Prior (â€śHeavy Metal,â€ť â€śSpawn the Impalerâ€ť), Kevin Maguire (â€śJustice League,â€ť â€śBatman Confidentialâ€ť), Greg Horn (â€śWalt Disney,â€ť â€śGuardians of the Galaxyâ€ť), Michael Golden (â€śSpider-Man,â€ť â€śHulkâ€ť), Arthur Suydam (â€śMarvel Zombies,â€ť â€śArmy of Darknessâ€ť) and many others.
Other notable celebrities on the Wizard World Austin Comic Con roster include Manu Bennett (â€śArrow,â€ť The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Rebecca Mader (â€śOnce Upon a Time,â€ť â€śLostâ€ť), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy), Shannen Doherty (â€śCharmed,â€ť â€śBeverly Hills 90210â€ť), Holly Marie Combs (â€śCharmed,â€ť â€śPicket Fencesâ€ť), Christopher Judge (â€śStargate SG-1,â€ť â€śX-Men: Evolutionâ€ť), Alfonso Ribeiro (â€śThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,â€ť â€śSilver Spoonsâ€ť), Grant Wilson (â€śGhost Huntersâ€ť), Michael Rooker (â€śThe Walking Dead,â€ť Guardians of the Galaxy), J. August Richards (â€śAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,â€ť â€śAngelâ€ť), Jason David Frank (â€śMighty Morphin Power Rangersâ€ť) and Eric Roberts (â€śDoctor Who,â€ť The Dark Knight).
Wizard World Comic Con 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, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World Austin Comic Con show hours are Thursday, October 2, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, October 3, 2-9 p.m.; and Saturday, October 4, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A's, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more.
Wizard World Austin Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character â€“ and some never before dreamed â€“ will roam the convention floor, often stopping by the Show Stage, the ideal place to see and be seen.
For more on the 2014 Wizard World Austin Comic Con, visit http://wizd.me/AustinPR.
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, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.
The full event schedule can be found at www.wizardworld.com.
Wizard World 2014 Schedule
January 24-26 â€“ Wizard World Portland Comic Con
February 7-9 â€“ Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
March 7-9 â€“ Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con
March 28-30 â€“ Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
April 4-6 â€“ Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
May 2-4 â€“ Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
May 30-June 1 â€“ Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
June 19-22 â€“ Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 1-3 â€“ Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
August 21-24 â€“ Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 12-14 â€“ Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
September 26-28 â€“ Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
October 2-4 â€“ Wizard World Austin Comic Con
October 31-November 2 â€“ Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
November 7-9 â€“ Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
November 21-23 â€“ Wizard World Reno Comic Con