Following hugely successful shows in its first two trips to the “Big Easy,” Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con will return to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in an expanded, three-day format, November 30 – December 2, 2012, Wizard World announced today. Headline celebrities, artists and other details will follow in the coming weeks.
“Fans throughout the Southeast have made Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con a tremendous hit,” said John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO. “In January, thousands came to see stars like William Shatner, Adam Baldwin, Mary McDonnell and James Marsters, comics icon Stan Lee and dozens of others. We are working now on assembling another standout lineup of guests, VIP experiences and parties for what has become one of our most popular shows.”
On January 28-29, 2012, thousands of Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con fans met Shatner, Baldwin, McConnell, Marsters and Lee along with dozens of superstar artists such as Carlos Pacheco, George Pérez, Greg Horn, Jesus Merino, Tyler Kirkham and Arthur Suydam. That followed up a strong debut at the Morial Convention Center in January 2011.
About Wizard World:
Wizard World 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.wizardworldcomiccon.com.