Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Chris Claremont (“Uncanny X-Men,” “The Avengers”), Bill Willingham (“Fables,” “Batman”), Michael Golden (“Daredevil,” “Hulk”), Michael Avon Oeming (“Powers,” “Thor”) and Steve Fastner (“Fastner & Larson Architects of Fantasy,” “Kiss of Death”) headline the roster of comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con Minneapolis, May 1-3 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. It is the second trip to Minneapolis for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the eighth event on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con calendar.
Others in Artist Alley include Dan Jurgens (“Green Arrow,” “Justice League America”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpson,” “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”), Rich Larson (“Fastner & Larson Little Black Book,” “Alien @ Large”), Greg Horn (“Marvel: War of Heroes iPhone App,” “Guardians of the Galaxy”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She-Hulk,” “Avengers”), Clayton Crain (“Astonishing X-Men,” “Green Lantern”), Larry Hama (“G.I. Joe,” “Batman), Dan Jurgens (“Green Arrow,” “Superman”) and others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Minneapolis attendees will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover “The Walking Dead” comic, drawn by a top Wizard World artist. Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.
Celebrities attending include Karl Urban ( Star Trek, The Bourne Supremacy), Christian Serratos (“The Walking Dead,” Twilight), Gillian Anderson (“The X-Files,” The Last King of Scotland), James & Oliver Phelps (Harry Potter), WWE® Divas The Bella Twins ™, Kevin Conroy (“Batman, The Animated Series,” “Justice League”), Grant Bowler (“Defiance,” “True Blood”) and many others.
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. Wizard World Comic Con Minneapolis show hours are Friday, May 1, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, May 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, May 3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more on the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con Minneapolis, visit http://wizd.me/MinneapolisPR .
About Wizard World
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) 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, the Wizard World Film Festival, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World also produces socialcon featuring social media stars and has launched ConTV, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015 .