Eisner Award winners Gerhard (“Cerebus”), Salvador Larroca (“Iron Man,” “Uncanny X-Men”), Mike Baron (“Nexus,” “The Punisher”), as well as Tom Cook (“He-Man,” “She-Ra”), Michael Golden (“Batman,” “Spider-Man”), Clinton Hobart (Disney fine art), Angel Unzueta (“Titans,” “The Flash”), James O’Barr (“The Crow”), Guy Gilchrist (writer/cartoonist, “Nancy,” “Muppet Babies”), and Phil Ortiz (“The Simpsons,” “Muppet Babies”) are among the leading comics artists and writers scheduled to attend Wizard World Madison, April 8-10 at the Alliant Energy Center. It is the sixth comic con event on the 2016 Wizard World calendar and second year for the show in Madison.
Other top Wizard World Madison Artist Alley guests include John Beatty (inker: “Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars,” “Captain America”), J.J. Sedelmaier (“SNL cartoons”), Douglas Paszkiewicz (“Disney”), Dan Biesel (“Gridcurrent”), Jeff Butler (“Badger,” “Green Hornet”), Victor Dandridge (“Vantage: Inhouse”), Brian Deffereding (“The Gathering,” “School: A Ghost Story”), Bruce Gerlach (“Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones”), Jordan Gunderson (“The Four Points,” “Fathom Annual”), Robert “Bob The Artist” Luedke (“Eye Witness,” “A Fictional Tale of Absolute Truth”), Jeff Greenwalt (producer/head writer/ cast member “Rabbit Ears”) and many others.
Wizard World comic and gaming 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 Madison show hours are Friday, April 8, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wizard World Madison 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 Madison, visit http://wizd.me/MadisonPR.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming 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.
Wizard World 2016 schedule available at: www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.