Bruce Timm (“Harley Quinn,” “Batman: The Animated Series”), Jimmy Palmiotti (“Monolith,” “21 Down”), Amanda Conner (“The Pro,” “Codename Knockout”), Peter Kuper (“SPY vs. SPY,” “World War 3”), Gene Ha (“Justice League,” “Batman”), Billy Martin (“TMNT,” lead guitarist, Good Charlotte), Rafa Sandoval (“Action Comics,” “Catwoman”), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “Superfriends”), Sara Richard (“My Little Pony,” “Jem and the Holograms”), Christos Gage and Ruth Fletcher Gage (Writer – [Netflix] “Daredevil”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, January 8-10. It is the sixth visit to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the first event on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con calendar.
Other superstars in Artist Alley in New Orleans include Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Rob Guillory and John Layman (“Chew”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”), Danny Fingeroth (“Spider-Man,” “Iron Man”), Dean Haspiel (“Bored to Death,” “Billy Dogma”), Ben Templesmith (“30 Days of Night,” “Fell”), Doug Sneyd (“Playboy”), Joe Eisma (“Morning Glories,” “Existence 3.0”) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner , Hayley Atwell, Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie and directors Anthony and Joe Russo (Captain America ), Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Jenna Coleman (“Doctor Who”), Norman Reedus , Chandler Riggs, Jon Bernthal, Steven Yeun , Emily Kinney, Michael Cudlitz, and Scott Wilson (“The Walking Dead”), Ben McKenzie and Erin Richards (“Gotham”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Jason Isaacs ( Harry Potter, Cars 2), WWE® Hall of Famer Ric Flair ® and Diva Charlotte™, Edward James Olmos (“Battlestar Galactica,” Stand and Deliver ), and more.
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 first event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar, New Orleans show hours are Friday, January 8, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, January 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, January 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, visit http://wizd.me/NewOrleansPR .
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (http://www.wizardworld.com) 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, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.
The 2016 Wizard World Comic Con schedule is available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html .