Chris Sarandon, Kristin Bauer, Caroll Spinney Also Headline Roster; Comics Creators, Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Robust Programming At Austin Convention Center
Online PR News – 01-September-2015 – Austin, TX – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its fifth visit to the Austin Convention Center at Wizard World Comic Con Austin, October 30-31, 2015. Peter Weller (Robocop, Star Trek Into Darkness), Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Evil Dead), boxing champion Mike Tyson, Morena Baccarin (“Homeland,” “Firefly”), Chris Sarandon (The Princess Bride, voice actor The Nightmare Before Christmas), Kristin Bauer (“True Blood,” “Once Upon a Time”), Caroll Spinney (voice actor/puppeteer, “Sesame Street”), Brent Spiner (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Independence Day), Charles Martinet (Voice actor: “Super Mario”) headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
Other well-known guests at Wizard World Comic Con Austin include Ted Raimi (Spider Man 1, 2, & 3, Evil Dead I & II), Ken Page (The Nightmare Before Christmas), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “King of Queens”), Mike McFarland (Voice actor: “Dragonball Z,” voice actor: “Wan pîsu: One Piece”) and Chris 51 (“Epic Ink”), and Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”).
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Wizard World Comic Con Austin will feature Gerhard (“Cerebus”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Iron Man”), Greg Horn (“Marvel: War of Heroes” iphone app, “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “Daredevil”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “He-Man”), Mike Zeck (“Spider-Man,” “Punisher”), Tom Cook (“She-Ra,” “Superfriends”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Angel Unzueta (“Titans,” “The Flash”), Jim Shooter (Former Editor-In-Chief, Marvel Comics), Clinton Hobart (“Disney fine artist”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”) and many others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Austin attendees will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead” comic, drawn by one of Wizard World's talented artist guests (to be announced shortly). Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
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, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The 22nd of 24 events currently scheduled on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Austin show hours are Friday, October 30, 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Austin 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 – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Austin, visit http://wizd.me/AustinPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (http://www.wizardworld.com) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2015 Wizard World Comic Con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.