Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” “Firefly”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Evil Dead) and Summer Glau (“Firefly,” “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) are among the popular celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, April 4-6 at America’s Center. The standout lineup will also include Daryl “DMC” McDaniels (“Run-D.M.C.”), Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, Rudy), Adam West (“Batman,” “Family Guy”), Burt Ward (“Batman”), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny) and many others. It is the fifth of 16 events currently scheduled 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.
Fillion, Campbell, Glau, McDaniels and Astin will appear on Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6. Shatner will attend on Friday and Saturday; Macchio, West and Ward are scheduled for all three days. This marks the second Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con; a successful inaugural event was held in March 2013.
Superstar comics creators scheduled to attend include Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”), Greg Capullo (“Spawn,” “Haunt”), Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Iron Man”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Action Comics”), David Mack (“Daredevil,” “End of Days”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), John Tyler Christopher (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Avengers Arena”), and 50+ others to date.
Other headline celebrities on the St. Louis Comic Con roster include Eliza Dushku (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel”), Jon Bernthal (“The Walking Dead,” Night at the Museum), Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville,” “Batman Beyond”), Milo Ventimiglia (“Heroes,” Rocky Balboa), Alan Tudyk (“Serenity,” Wreck it Ralph), WWF/WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers”), Allison Mack (“Smallville,” “Superman/Batman: Public Enemies”), Robert Knepper (“Prison Break,” “Star Trek: TNG”) and Sean Patrick Flanery (Boondock Saints, “Dexter”).
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 St. Louis Comic Con show hours are Friday, April 4, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
A first-class lineup of topical programming takes place all three days at the event, with celebrity Q&A’s, comics-themed sessions, costume contest, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Sunday, April 6, is also Kids Day, with an array of activities and programming specially designed for the younger Wizard World fans.
St. Louis 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 – and some never before dreamed – 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 St. Louis Comic Con, visit http://www.wizardworld.com/home-stlouis.html.
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 2014-15 Schedule
March 7-9 – Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con
March 28-30 – Wizard World Louisville Comic Con
April 4-6 – Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con
May 2-4 – Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con
May 30-June 1 – Wizard World Atlanta Comic Con
June 19-22 – Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
August 1-3 – Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con
August 21-24 – Wizard World Chicago Comic Con
September 12-14 – Wizard World Richmond Comic Con
September 26-28 – Wizard World Nashville Comic Con
October 2-4 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
October 31-November 2 – Wizard World Ohio Comic Con
November 7-9 – Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con
November 21-23 – Wizard World Reno Comic Con
January 9-11, 2015 – Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con
January 23-25, 2015 – Wizard World Portland Comic Con