izard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2015 schedule with its first visit to the Iowa Events Center at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines, June 12-14. William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Brian’s Song ), Michael Cudlitz (“The Walking Dead,” “Southland”), Cassandra Peterson (“Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”), Jewel Staite (“Firefly,” “Stargate: Atlantis”) and WWE® Superstar Seth Rollins™ and Diva Paige ™ headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to attend the pop culture extravaganza.
Englund, Cudlitz and Staite will appear Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14; Shatner will attend on Friday and Saturday, June 12-13; Rollins is scheduled for Friday and Paige for Saturday; Williams and Peterson are scheduled for all three days of the event.
Other well-known Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines guests include Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time,” “Breaking Bad”), Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks ), Manu Bennett (“Arrow,” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ), Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” God’s Not Dead), J. August Richards (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Angel”), Michael Rosenbaum (“Smallville,” “Justice League”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”) and the Boondock Saints duo of Sean Patrick Flanery and David Della Rocco .
Wizard World is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines will feature Neal Adams (“Batman,” “Green Lantern”), Mike Zeck (“Spider-Man,” “Punisher”), Phil Hester (“Wonder Woman,” “Green Hornet”), Michael Golden (“Spider-Man,” “Daredevil”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), James O’Barr (creator, “The Crow”), Renee Witterstaetter (“She Hulk,” “Avengers”), Dean Haspiel (“Bored to Death,” “Billy Dogma”), Kenneth Rocafort (“Superman,” “Action Comics”) and many others.
In addition, all full-price Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 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 13th of 27 events currently scheduled on the 2015 Wizard World calendar, Des Moines show hours are Friday, June 12, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, June 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, June 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines 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 Des Moines, visit http://wizd.me/DesMoinesPR .
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World (http://www.wizd.me/PR ) 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 has launched ConTV (www.contv.com ), a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM).
Wizard World 2015 schedule available at: http://wizd.me/PRSchedule2015 .