Greg Weisman, Clinton Hobart, Michael Golden, James Oâ€™Barr, Dean Haspiel Also Headline Artist Alley At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Online PR News – 26-July-2016 – Chicago, Ill. – Eisner Award winners Humberto Ramos (â€śAmazing Spider-Manâ€ť), Gene Ha (â€śJustice League,â€ť â€śSupermanâ€ť), Salvador Larroca (â€śIron Man,â€ť â€śUncanny X-Menâ€ť), David Mack (â€śJessica Jones,â€ť â€śDaredevilâ€ť), Dean Haspiel (â€śJustice Leagueâ€ť), Andrew Pepoy (â€śBatman,â€ť â€śStar Warsâ€ť) as well as Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Danny Fingeroth (group editor, â€śSpider-Manâ€ť), James Oâ€™Barr (â€śThe Crowâ€ť), and Michael Golden (â€śBatman,â€ť â€śSpider-Manâ€ť) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, August 18-21 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is the 13th event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar and 19th year for the show in Chicago.
Other top Wizard World Comic Con Chicago Artist Alley guests include Greg Weisman (â€śCaptain Atom,â€ť â€śGargoylesâ€ť), Michael Klastorin (author, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History), Joe Quinones (â€śHoward the Duck,â€ť â€śSavage Wolverineâ€ť), Rafa Sandoval (â€śAction Comicsâ€ť), Carmen Carnero ("Supergirl," â€śThe Punisherâ€ť), Genese Davis (author, The Holderâ€™s Dominion), Victor Dandridge (â€śThe Samaritan,â€ť â€śOrigins Unknownâ€ť), J.J. Sedelmaier ("SNL cartoonsâ€ť), Tim Seeley (â€śRevival,â€ť â€śAnt Man & The Waspâ€ť), Ant Lucia (â€śDC Comics Bombshellsâ€ť), Barry Kitson ("Thor," "Spider-Man"), Arthur Suydam (â€śMarvel Zombies,â€ť â€śArmy of Darknessâ€ť), Greg Horn (â€śMarvel: War of Heroesâ€ť iPhone app, â€śGuardians of the Galaxyâ€ť) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include Carrie Fisher (Star Wars), the Back to the Future trio of Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson, â€śThe X-Filesâ€ť tandem of Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, WWEÂ® Superstars John CenaÂ® and Dean Ambroseâ„˘, Sebastian Stan (Captain America), Norman Reedus and Danai Gurira (â€śThe Walking Dead,â€ť and Charlie Cox (â€śDaredevilâ€ť) and more.
Wizard World comic and gaming 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. Wizard World Comic Con Chicago show hours are Thursday, August 18, 3-8 p.m.; Friday, August 19, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, August 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 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 and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday night.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, visit http://wizd.me/ChicagoPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming 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 Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com), Wizard World Music (http://www.wizardworldmusic.com/), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigmâ„˘ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBoxâ„˘ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.