Eisner Award winner and Rick Burchett (“Wonder Woman,” “Batman”) Michael Gaydos (“Jessica Jones”), Ken Kelly (“Kiss” album covers, “He-Man”), Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”), Billy Martin (“TMNT,” lead guitarist, Good Charlotte), Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “She-Ra”), Bob Camp (“Ren and Stimpy,” “G.I. Joe”), are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World St. Louis, April 1-3. It is the fourth visit to the America’s Center for Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and the fifth comic con event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar.
Other superstars in Artist Alley in St. Louis include Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Jose Delbo (“Superman,” “Batman”), Andrew Griffith (“Transformers,” “Star Wars”), Rachael Stott (“Twelfth Doctor Year 2,” “Star Trek”), Guy Gilchrist (writer/cartoonist, “Nancy,” “Muppet Babies”), Danny Fingeroth (group editor, “Spider-Man”), Brent Peeples (“The Last of the Greats”), Douglas Paszkiewicz (“Arsenic Lullaby”), Genese Davis (“The Holder’s Dominion”), Jai Nitz (“Dream Thief”) and many others.
Top celebrities attending the event include “Doctor Who” stars Matt Smith, David Tennant and Billie Piper, “Daredevil” trio Charlie Cox , Jon Bernthal and Elden Henson , Elizabeth Henstridge (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” “Boston Legal”), Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter (“Jessica Jones”), Sean Schemmel (Dragon Ball Z), Steve Downes and Jen Taylor (“Halo”), James Marsters (“Buffy, the Vampire Slayer,” “Caprica”), Lou Ferrigno (“The Incredible Hulk,” “The King of Queens”), Jason David Frank (“Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), YouTube celebrities
The Hillywood Show, Chris 51 (“Epic Ink”) and more.
Wizard World 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. St. Louis show hours are Friday, April 1, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wizard World St. Louis 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 2016 Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, visit http://wizd.me/StLouisPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (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 Wizard World Store ( www.shopwizardworld.com), CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com ), 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.